5 Easy Guy Styles For Spring
By Patti Wood
1) Get This Look: Philly Fade Haircut & Hairstyle for Men - Clean, Defined - Redken
THE PHILLY FADE GUY IS:
›› Modern in style
›› Likes a consistent, tight look
›› Cleanly defined
THE PHILLY FADE LOOK IS:
›› Flake-free finish
›› Medium control and shine
›› Predictable in result
Rub a small amount of grip tight holding gel through damp hair. Use your finger or a comb to style hair into place. As the length gets longer, push the front up for a more vertical style, or push hair towards the center for a slight “faux hawk” effect
2) Get This Look: Roughed Up Hairstyle & Haircut for Men - Matte, Messy Style - Redken
THE ROUGHED UP GUY IS:
›› No fuss
›› Laid-back, very easygoing
›› Informal, relaxed
›› Lived-in, messed-up
THE ROUGHED UP LOOK IS:
›› Super matte, dry finish
›› Roughed-up texture with
›› Easy to achieve
For maximum hold, rub a small amount of firm grasp texturizing clay into your hands; apply through towel-dried or dry
Hair and shape into a messy roughed up style.
For medium hold, rub a small amount of dishevel fiber cream into your hands, apply through towel-dried or dry hair and shape for a relaxed, casual result.
3) Get This Look: Rockabilly Haircut & Hairstyle for Men-High Shine, Slicked Back-Redken
THE ROCKABILLY GUY IS:
›› Retro/alternative in style
›› Willing to put time into his appearance
›› Likes to experiment and play with his hairstyle
THE ROCKABILLY LOOK IS:
›› Sculpted and molded
›› High shine, high gloss finish
›› Slicked back with some volume
›› Clean-feel without product build-up
Evenly distribute a moderate amount of stand tough extreme gel through damp hair from scalp to ends. Comb through, slicking sides back and lifting top up and away from the face.
For a slightly looser look, repeat the steps above using shine form defining wax. Use your fingers to slick hair back, allowing some pieces to hang loose.
4) Get This Look: Shag Haircut & Hairstyle For Men - Matte Hair Styling Putty - Redken
THE SHAG GUY IS:
›› Playful and adaptable
›› Likes to change up his look throughout the day
›› Prefers a custom style with low time commitment
THE SHAG LOOK IS:
›› Versatile, moveable and shapeable
›› Matte, textured finish
›› Maximum control
›› Crunch-free feel
Work a small amount of outplay texture putty throughout towel-dried or dry hair. Gradually work more outplay through the lengths, sculpting through hair until desired style is achieved.
For a more visibly styled finish, blast the hair with a blow dryer while styling with your fingers.
5) Caesar Haircut & Hairstyle - Men's Styling Pomade & Paste - Redken THE CAESAR GUY IS:
›› Tough and outgoing
›› Confident in his look
›› Bold in his style
THE CAESAR LOOK IS:
›› Short and smooth
›› Chunky texture
›› Controlled, manageable finish
›› Easy to maintain
For maximum hold, run a small amount of work hard molding paste through towel-dried or dry hair and use fingers or a comb to style into place. As the length grows, twist sections of hair together to create a chunkier look or push hair back from the front to the side.
For mild hold with high shine and separation, work a small amount of polish up pomade through towel-dried or dry hair, pushing hair forward with fingers.
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Patti Wood WTS, Owner of Off 5th Avenue Salon, is a professionally trained hair stylist and a certified Trichologist specializing in Hair Replacement therapy and solutions. Patti has helped many clients solve hair loss problems ranging from cancer treatments, male or female pattern baldness, hair thinning, and Alopecia Areata. She works closely with Dermatologists and Physicians in treatment plans.