35 Mens Hairstyles with Highlights (2019 Photos)

Man with highlights in his hair

I remember a friend of mine who was always stylish had highlights put into his dark hair.  I thought it looked super cool.  He’s since gone grey, but back in the day it looked good.

These days, highlights are still somewhat popular for men.  There are many colors that can be used for highlighting although blonde is quite popular.  Our extensive collection of photos below will give you many ideas for your highlight styling.

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Highlights have become quite the trend in recent times and now even men have started to adopt this trend. From subtle low-key highlights to the loud and bold ones, most men and women are experimenting with their hair and coming up with crazy but killer ideas for highlights. While caramel, honey and brown shades or tones are the most popular of all, you will also see funky highlights in colors like yellow, red, blue, pink, orange and many more!

If you are confused as to what kind of highlights to go for that perfectly complements your face and also aligns well with your beard, check out this gallery and pick the best one for yourself!

When you think of popular men giving others absolutely killer hair goals, the one person that indefinitely comes to mind is none other than the famous and handsome footballer, David Beckham. Apart from his unbelievable sports skills, his hair game has also always been on-point. He is rocking these hair highlights that are a mixture of blonde and dark brown. His hair is a little long here that greatly accentuates the color of the highlights.

When you think of popular men giving others absolutely killer hair goals, the one person that indefinitely comes to mind is none other than the famous and handsome footballer, David Beckham. Apart from his unbelievable sports skills, his hair game has also always been on-point. He is rocking these hair highlights that are a mixture of blonde and dark brown. His hair is a little long here that greatly accentuates the color of the highlights.

As if Johnny Depp didn’t drive us crazy enough with his terrific performance in the Pirates of the Caribbean, now he keeps doing the same with his funky, highlighted hair. With hair that is almost reaching his chin, he has some really subtle light brown hair highlights going on here that greatly compliment his skin tone. His hair is a little towards the wavy-curly side that help bring out the color of the highlights.

As if Johnny Depp didn’t drive us crazy enough with his terrific performance in the Pirates of the Caribbean, now he keeps doing the same with his funky, highlighted hair. With hair that is almost reaching his chin, he has some really subtle light brown hair highlights going on here that greatly compliment his skin tone. His hair is a little towards the wavy-curly side that help bring out the color of the highlights.

If ‘truly handsome’ had a face, that would be Zac Efron’s. Putting his million dollar smile, he looks simply gorgeous with his short brown hair that has been colored a really nice golden-brown from the top. This haircut not only perfectly goes with his face cut, but the addition of the blonde-brown highlights ups his hair game.

If ‘truly handsome’ had a face, that would be Zac Efron’s. Putting his million dollar smile, he looks simply gorgeous with his short brown hair that has been colored a really nice golden-brown from the top. This haircut not only perfectly goes with his face cut, but the addition of the blonde-brown highlights ups his hair game.

If you were never convinced by the idea of men dyeing their hair, perhaps Jared Leto will help you change your mind! He looks like a true beauty with his really long hair that has a dark brown base color followed by subtle, glossy golden highlights. With a clean middle parting, he has split his hair equally on both sides which creates quite a rich balance between the brown and the gold in his hair.

If you were never convinced by the idea of men dyeing their hair, perhaps Jared Leto will help you change your mind! He looks like a true beauty with his really long hair that has a dark brown base color followed by subtle, glossy golden highlights. With a clean middle parting, he has split his hair equally on both sides which creates quite a rich balance between the brown and the gold in his hair.

Ryan Gosling made most of us cry with his surreal movie, The Notebook, however, this highlighted hair look of his will give you another round of happy tears! Here is he is with his gorgeous chocolate brown hair that has hints of subtle and warm gold highlights that shine in the sun. The color of his hair completely matches with that of his beard and it looks nothing short of fantastic.

Ryan Gosling made most of us cry with his surreal movie, The Notebook, however, this highlighted hair look of his will give you another round of happy tears! Here is he is with his gorgeous chocolate brown hair that has hints of subtle and warm gold highlights that shine in the sun. The color of his hair completely matches with that of his beard and it looks nothing short of fantastic.

If there is one man who has never failed to give amazing hair goals to all his fans and people, it has to be Brad Pitt. He is rocking his long, highlighted hair like a true pro here. With a darker brown hair base color, the long strands of his hair have been painted a mixture of gold and brown that looks just perfect. The ends of hair seem to be giving off a lighter golden shade that creates a kind of an elevated look and gives the hair some great dimension.

If there is one man who has never failed to give amazing hair goals to all his fans and people, it has to be Brad Pitt. He is rocking his long, highlighted hair like a true pro here. With a darker brown hair base color, the long strands of his hair have been painted a mixture of gold and brown that looks just perfect. The ends of hair seem to be giving off a lighter golden shade that creates a kind of an elevated look and gives the hair some great dimension.

With great songs and music, Justin Bieber also stays on the top of his hair game at all times. He looks like the front page of any fashion magazine cover with his highlighted hair. His hair is super short from the back while there is a defined lock of hair falling in the front of his face. You can see dark brown underneath of gold-blonde highlights that make an excellent combination.

With great songs and music, Justin Bieber also stays on the top of his hair game at all times. He looks like the front page of any fashion magazine cover with his highlighted hair. His hair is super short from the back while there is a defined lock of hair falling in the front of his face. You can see dark brown underneath of gold-blonde highlights that make an excellent combination.

After having played the character of “Cedric Diggory” in the Harry Potter series, Robert Pattinson became quite the eye candy for most girls with his perfectly gorgeous looks and his honey-toned hair. He looks like a dream come true with his slightly wavy hair that have been dyed a beautiful caramel blonde color. His highlights seem to be sparkling in the sun and emit quite a radiant, shiny glow.

After having played the character of “Cedric Diggory” in the Harry Potter series, Robert Pattinson became quite the eye candy for most girls with his perfectly gorgeous looks and his honey-toned hair. He looks like a dream come true with his slightly wavy hair that have been dyed a beautiful caramel blonde color. His highlights seem to be sparkling in the sun and emit quite a radiant, shiny glow.

Chris Helmsworth has to be one of the most handsome men out there and he absolutely lives up to that title with his long, straight dyed hair. He is rocking his straight, long hair here that has caramel-golden highlights going on all over the hair. You can see tiny golden strands standing out from the dull gold section, together which create the perfect highlighted look that further adds to his beauty.

Chris Helmsworth has to be one of the most handsome men out there and he absolutely lives up to that title with his long, straight dyed hair. He is rocking his straight, long hair here that has caramel-golden highlights going on all over the hair. You can see tiny golden strands standing out from the dull gold section, together which create the perfect highlighted look that further adds to his beauty.

Alex Pettyfer is one of those very few male celebrities with a perfectly chiseled jaw line and complimentary high cheekbones. His hair is also always on-point and here he is, with his short, spiky hair that has been colored a dark brown with hints of very subtle and light gold highlights that pop from within the dark portions of the hair.

Alex Pettyfer is one of those very few male celebrities with a perfectly chiseled jaw line and complimentary high cheekbones. His hair is also always on-point and here he is, with his short, spiky hair that has been colored a dark brown with hints of very subtle and light gold highlights that pop from within the dark portions of the hair.

Remember the time when the handsome Joe Jonas surprised us all with his bold, red hair? With very short black hair from both the sides and the back, Joe Jonas has long locks in the front that has been colored a deep, striking shade of red that greatly stands out and catches the eye. This hair color is meant for all those daring people who like to experiment with their hair and play with bright, bold colors.

Remember the time when the handsome Joe Jonas surprised us all with his bold, red hair? With very short black hair from both the sides and the back, Joe Jonas has long locks in the front that has been colored a deep, striking shade of red that greatly stands out and catches the eye. This hair color is meant for all those daring people who like to experiment with their hair and play with bright, bold colors.

Niall Horan is probably the cutest of all the One Direction band members and he looks even cuter with his grey-black hair. He has amazing ash-grey hair highlights going on in the front where his hair is also a tad wavy that really enhances the gorgeous hair color. With darker roots, the grey highlights really stand out and also perfectly compliment his face and skin.

Niall Horan is probably the cutest of all the One Direction band members and he looks even cuter with his grey-black hair. He has amazing ash-grey hair highlights going on in the front where his hair is also a tad wavy that really enhances the gorgeous hair color. With darker roots, the grey highlights really stand out and also perfectly compliment his face and skin.

This handsome One Tree Hill star, Chad Michael Murray is rocking this highlights hair style like a pro. His hair is short, jet straight and spiky with a dark brown hair base color followed by rich blonde highlights in honey and caramel tones.

Lucky Blue Smith is like the epitome of handsome with his perfect jaw line, sparkling blue eyes, and highly defined cheekbones. His looks are even more enhanced with his amazing hairstyle here. He has super short hair from the sides and slightly longer at the top that has been painted a stunning golden brown shade. The gold-blonde is not at all blinding or sharp and is just the perfect blend with the remaining darker colored hair,

Simon Baker looks super cute in his short curly hair that is a darker shade of brown at the base followed by caramel-blonde like hair highlights. This is another classic color combination for highlights that looks super amazing, classy and pleasant to the eyes.

The Ultimately Gorgeous hunk Liam Helmsworth doesn’t just have a killer smile, but also an amazing sense of fashion. He looks absolutely amazing in his black suit and perfectly dyed golden-brown hair. He has dark brown roots with slight touches of brown and light gold that blend in perfectly together, making his hair look so unique and cool.

The Ultimately Gorgeous hunk Liam Helmsworth doesn’t just have a killer smile, but also an amazing sense of fashion. He looks absolutely amazing in his black suit and perfectly dyed golden-brown hair. He has dark brown roots with slight touches of brown and light gold that blend in perfectly together, making his hair look so unique and cool.

Chris Pine looks truly handsome in this hairstyle of his in which he has soft brown highlights going on all over his hair. His hair is incredibly short from the sides and a little longer from the front where the highlight color pops and looks really cool.

Chris Pine looks truly handsome in this hairstyle of his in which he has soft brown highlights going on all over his hair. His hair is incredibly short from the sides and a little longer from the front where the highlight color pops and looks really cool.

If you are a die-hard fan of the band One Directions, you are probably already in love with the super cute and handsome, Harry Styles. With his fashion game absolutely on-fleek, Harry looks truly amazing with this poofed up hair that has a mixture of light brown and grey highlights going on all over the hair. The highlights have been greatly blended in with the base color of the hair and look really amazing.

If you are a die-hard fan of the band One Directions, you are probably already in love with the super cute and handsome, Harry Styles. With his fashion game absolutely on-fleek, Harry looks truly amazing with this poofed up hair that has a mixture of light brown and grey highlights going on all over the hair. The highlights have been greatly blended in with the base color of the hair and look really amazing.

This is an example of the perfect blonde hair highlights where the color starts off with a darker shade from the base or roots and gradually transforms into a bright blonde-golden color. This style of highlights is for all those people who are looking to go for a basic colored hair highlights.

This is an example of the perfect blonde hair highlights where the color starts off with a darker shade from the base or roots and gradually transforms into a bright blonde-golden color. This style of highlights is for all those people who are looking to go for a basic colored hair highlights.

If bold and daring is your style, perhaps this is one hair style you ought to try! This is an absolutely extraordinary and audacious kind of a hair look with really long, curly grey hair and striking light purple highlights going on towards the front and top. The combination of both these colors is just amazing as the purple strands greatly stand out from amid the grey-ness of the remaining hair.

If bold and daring is your style, perhaps this is one hair style you ought to try! This is an absolutely extraordinary and audacious kind of a hair look with really long, curly grey hair and striking light purple highlights going on towards the front and top. The combination of both these colors is just amazing as the purple strands greatly stand out from amid the grey-ness of the remaining hair.

Did you like any of these fantastic highlights hair styles? Whichever you decide for yourself, make sure to talk to a hair expert or a hair consultant first because hair highlights are a real tricky business. When done right, they look absolutely amazing and just so unique; however, if done wrong, they can make your hair look like it has been burnt really badly.

Straight, spiky hair with red streaks for some definition. This one is a fun and frenzy hairstyle for men in their 20s. Th sides are also shaved to give more emphasis to the actual uniqueness this hairstyle can offer.

Fresh-looking, highlighted pomapadour with nice faded sides and shaved temple areas.

The actor appeared with his trendy highlighted curls during the German premiere of 'Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen', June 14, 2009.

The actor appeared with his trendy highlighted curls during the German premiere of 'Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen', June 14, 2009.

Dreadlocks with dark blonde ombre effect. Dread hairstyles look great when incorporated with colors and texture.

The actor in the press room at the Empire Film Awards 2012 having his side-swept hairstyle with highlights.

The actor in the press room at the Empire Film Awards 2012 having his side-swept hairstyle with highlights.

Adding some bright streaks of color shows good looks to your style. There are many dye colors you can choose from that can fit your taste. Plus, a side shave can complete the overall look.
The two-tone color curls on top of this style adds extra depth to the look, giving it a natural highlight to the shape of your hairstyle. Bouncy curls for this curly hairstyle can surely look good aesthetically.
Every hipster loves an undercut (a super long top with no discernible layering and ultra-short shaved back and sides) and there is more than one way to style it. But if you just so happen to have some tats and piercings that you want to display, go for the classic option and slick it back. This style is everybody's favorite when it comes to a haircut. The classic option of slicked back and undercut always come together.

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Combine a bunch of subtle details to make one impactful look. Double braids, short sides, a small bun and blonde highlights seem simple on their own, but together they are unique and edgy.
The use of bleaching to the strands of your hair is the most popular to partner with a fade. The fade is cut low in order to show its natural curly texture. Also, it is precisely lined-up to look more fabulous.
When it comes to short men’s curly hair, a high-top fade gives a major boost to the look with a bleached streak on the strands of it.
This cute curly afro is thick, fun and full of highlighted curls. Having this kind of natural curly hair can look good perfectly with dark brown or auburn color.
A high fade cut for a long-length hair always complement for any face shape type. It creates a magnificent contrast in texture and length. Blonde strands is the main focal point for this style, it adds a whole new personality to the cut.
These micro dreads have been upgraded with an African-inspired shade of red that looks stylish but natural against black skin. The intricate woven style shows off the perfection of the micro dreads and that amazing color combo.

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Having this kind of hairstyle is showing the true heritage of the Africans. Dreadlocks with colored extensions team up really well. Adding a great shade of red really completes the pride of your tribe.
This long mohawk has its eye-catching style because of the colored strands. The bleached ends work as a cute detail and you can use it to customize your mohawk.
This look is fun and playful because of the bleached strands. It resembles a leopard spots like design. The short tapered sides fade to smooth fade skin.

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One of the interesting ways to utilize the Mohawk style is with a dreadhawk style. It’s a combination of fully twisted longer locks with side undercuts. Two-tone dreads are twice interesting, and the undercut can be faded toward the ear line.

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This undercut comb-over goes to show that sporting well-blended bleached layers can provide an undeniably sexy and modern edge.
Old-time style yet modern, popularized in the 40's but still has its eye-catching effect that men want. The mid-fade adds sexiness and a modern twist to this cut.

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