The 1990s saw a huge resurgence in long hair for men.
While that wide-scale of a trend has since waned, many men still sport long hair in many styles and hair types.
This is our expansive photo gallery showcasing many different long hairstyles and cuts for men.
Women surely pull off long hair with great finesse and perfection; however, lately, numerous men have been growing their hair long and dare we say, they look super handsome and amazing! The idea of men growing their hair long was initially met with great surprise and skepticism, but as soon as several famous figures like David Beckham and Chris Hemsworth were seen rocking their long hair, the idea turned into quite a fashion statement and symbol.
Many people hesitate in terms of growing their long because it requires so much care and maintenance and can even end up being really difficult to handle. However, the best part about long hair is that you can play with it as much as you want to and can do just about anything with it. You let it loose, curl those locks, turn it into a high bun, braid it or even jazz it up with hair accessories. Whatever you do, you are likely to end up looking terrific!
Just like women can sport long hair in a multitude of ways, men can also wear their hair long in a variety of different styles and cuts. If you have long hair and are looking to style it better, check out this gallery below featuring many celebrities who absolutely rocked their long hair with perfection, grace and sheer panache.
Jared Leto is the first name that comes to mind when you think of men with long hair. His hair here is really long, extending way beyond his shoulders and has a tad messy look. He has parted his hair in the middle where thick locks of highlighted hair fall on both sides. That rough, dark-colored beard greatly complements his long hair and makes him look absolutely dashing.
Tom Payne is another great name that you think of when it comes to men with long hair. He pulls off his super long and straight hair with absolute perfection, and it also suits him so well. His hair has been parted from the side that gives it a very voluminous look. The addition of the slightly long beard and mustache looks really classy with this hair making him look truly handsome.
Christian Bale is one of those people who look good regardless of what they do with their hair or face. Here, he is with his hair going all the way to his shoulders with a neat parting in the middle. His hair is a very nice, light shade of brown that looks really amazing with this length of hair.
Brad Pitt never ceases to surprise us with his amazing hairstyles, and he does it yet again with his incredibly long hair that has been painted a beautiful shade of light blonde. With darker roots and light-colored hair all over, it greatly complements his face and beard and suits him really well, too.
If you have been looking for some amazing long hair inspiration, Chris Hemsworth is here to give you some. He has long wavy hair that has been parted down the middle and is of a very gorgeous shade of dark gold with dark brown undertones. The hair from the front has been cut short and gradually transforms into long hair at the back.
Looking for ways to jazz up your boring long hair? Perhaps you can take a leaf out of Johnny Depp’s hair playbook. He has almost shoulder-length hair with a middle parting that he has greatly accessorized with black, thick-rimmed tinted glasses. His beard style perfectly complements his long hair, making him look different and cool.
The One Direction singer Harry Styles is the perfect representation of unique hair goals with his super long hair that gently rests on his shoulder. His hair is a tad wavy, and that adds great dimension to it. From the front, he has poofed up his hair. If anything, this is quite a different and funky long hairstyle that looks simply amazing.
James Bay looks like an absolute rock star here with his uber long wavy hair that has been a colored a beautiful shade of brown. He has accentuated the whole long hair look with a cowboy like a hat that makes him look like he has come right out of a fashion magazine.
This is the ever-famous and super handsome Orlando Bloom looking like a true gentleman while rocking his shoulder-length hair. He has slicked his hair back a little from the front and then let the hair fall loose on the shoulders. It is the perfect long hairstyle for those who don’t want to do much to their hair yet want to look different and classy.
There is probably no one who rocks long curly hair better than Russell Brand! He has really long, curly black hair that falls on both sides of his face through a clean middle parting. The hair seems to have been gelled from the front since it is giving off a very wet, shiny look. The addition of the black beard and mustache further enhances the overall look and give him a very mature, macho look.
Austin Butler takes long hair to a whole new level with his wavy, long blonde hair that appears to be slightly tousled from the top. What gives it an entirely different look is the color of his hair as it starts off with dark undertones of brown and gold and gradually transforms into a lighter gold-blonde color.
Better known as “Jon Snow,” from the hit series Game of Thrones, Kit Harington rocks his dark, long curly locks that make him look like the true poster boy for curly hair. The scruffy beard with the thin mustache greatly adds to the overall look and makes him appear to be suave and sultry!
These long healthy tresses look absolutely gorgeous on Ben Barnes and probably no one else can pull it off better than him! This is a perfectly styled long hair look with a middle parting and neat waves of hair falling down on top of each other. The bright, million-dollar smile takes the look to a whole new level!
This is an incredibly messy blonde look being sported by none other than the handsome hunk, Josh Holloway. His hair is sleek, straight and long, gently falling on both sides of his face. He has a light, scruffy mustache that goes perfectly well with his long blonde hair.
Talk about big, bold and loud – Brock O’Hurn is literally killing this amazing hairstyle with his long, messy and brown tresses that go well beyond his shoulders. His hair is extremely voluminous here. Not only does that add great texture and dimension to it, it just looks simply fantastic! It also gives quite a fierce style statement since he keeps his stunning locks long and flowing.
Once upon a time, the super famous professional footballer, David Beckham also had long hair, and he looked nothing short of handsome and sexy at the same time! His hair was just above his shoulders and was parted down the middle. He also had really nice and subtle blonde hair highlights with dark undertones and a mustache scruff that, when combined with his long locks, looked like a match made in heaven.
If you are looking for ways to work your long hair as an everyday style and fashion statement, do it like Adam Driver does! He has a shaggy cut that is low-key yet long that looks super casual but can also easily be turned into a fancy hair updo. Those thick, jet black tresses really do look unique, and they also stand out from the rest.
Barry Watson is really working that medium shag with thick brown locks of hair just touching the tip of his shoulders. He has a middle parting going on, and the hair is falling gently on both sides of his face. This long hairstyle is perfect for those who have a well-defined jawline and a prominent chin.
If pretty had a face, it would be Gaspard Ulliel’s! He looks absolutely handsome and dashing in this hairstyle where he has the perfect style that is not too long but is the ideal length that rests on the nape of his neck. He has slightly wavy locks that have been gelled all the way back, revealing his broad forehead.
This hunk Jared Padalecki from the TV show Supernatural has a shag cut going on that looks just amazing on him. He has long hair that has been cut into wavy layers and has been parted down the middle. His brown layers gently rest on the sides of his face, and he has pinned them back behind his ears. He also has a really light beard that looks great with his long, chocolate brown hair.
May 19, 2012, was when Shia LaBeouf had a brush-up hairstyle to his long dark brown curls during the photocall for his new movie “Lawless”.
Shia LaBeouf’s long curly hair was styled into this neat slicked back look matched with a well-trimmed beard last May 19, 2012, for the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival.
Ian Somerhalder rocked a messy hairstyle with his long locks at the EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live at the Barker Hangar on September 8, 2017. He complimented it with a white button-down polo for a fresh look.
The actor looked confident and imposing with his long tousled and highlighted curls during the “IRIS, A Journey Through the World of Cinema by Cirque du Soleil” that premiered last September 25, 2011.
Matthew McConaughey had a thick beard and long slicked-back dark hair when he attended the ‘The Sea of Trees’ photo-call during the 68th Cannes Film Festival last May 16, 2015, in Cannes, France.
The actor had long dirty blond locks and a gray suit when he arrived at The Hunger Games Premiere in London last 2012.
Zac Efron flashed a sweet smile with his long tousled locks styled with side-swept bangs at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards held on May 31, 2009. He wore a gray suit paired with a black striped tie.
Tom Cruise was absolutely gorgeous with his long dark brown hair and trimmed beard back on July 14, 1992, outside The Forum arena in Los Angeles.
Tom Cruise totally pulled off the shaggy layered medium-length hairstyle coupled with a trimmed beard for his 2002 film “The Last Samurai.”
Long, slicked back hair with short sides. The center portion of the hair is dyed with a gray shade so the attention is dragged towards it.
Long hair in a mohawk style enhanced with some creativity. The etched designs are made accurately to be able to portray some edgy and unique details.
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Don't let age define you, white hair is a sign of wisdom and styling it properly will do no harm. This man's salt and pepper hair is arranged into a sophisticated slicked back look oozing with class and style.
While simon was traveling around europe on his motorbike his hair started to dread up, he feel like this was a sign so when he got back to sweden he decided to give me a call. His hair was already starting to dread really good but I had to separate his natural dreadlocks to make nice and clean sections on his head. I dreaded his own hair and added some length to his own hair so he would be able to put the dreadlocks up in a ponytail. Here is Simon when I was finage with his head of dreadlocks.
Bohemian-style dreadlocks are interesting for it exhibits texture, dimension, culture and style all at the same time.
Some might say that dreadlocks are too heavyweight to style but what they don't realize is that even a subtle styling will make a lot of impact. These long dreadlocks are simple pulled up into a loose knot, creating a uniquely impressive hairdo.
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One unique approach to dreadlocks is by blending it with some other styles. In this one, the longs dreadlocks are paired with an undercut. The result is definitely impressive.
Go an extra mile for your dreadlocks. Achieve this stylish look by pulling the upper half of your locks into a chunky bun and dividing the remaining ones into three portions, braiding them separately.
Long and chunky dreadlocks, decorated with some funky grips and beads to achieve a Bohemian style.
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A bunch of thick, ombre dreadlocks pulled back into two separated knots. A little experiment goes a long way! This one is just a normal set of dreads yet it looked more unique and interesting.
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Chunky ombre dreadlocks pulled back into one knot. This hairstyle also has a detailed shaving that flows seamlessly into the side burns.
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Nobody is too old for some stylish dreadlocks! This one opted have his dreads arranged into a nice, half-up style. Neat!
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A twisted hairstyle for those people who want to incorporate hair maintenance to style. This hair is too creative you'll never get bored with it.
Did you like any of these long hairstyles for men? Long hair is absolutely high maintenance and requires a lot of care, time, and patience. However, if looked after properly, it can make you stand out from the crowd!
What are good styles for guys with long hair?
As you can see in our gallery above, many styles work for guys with long here.
Here are 7 common options:
1. Man buns
The man bun, which is very popular right now, is when long hair is tied up into a bun so it sits towards the top of the head. They aren’t a new hairstyle for men. They’ve been around for hundreds of years. Many male celebrities sport man buns. To get a sense when they grew in popularity, the best way is to check Google trends. As you can see below, they’re not as popular now as they were in 2015.
While man buns spiked in popularity, the fade, also super popular, continues a steady trajectory as a popular haircut for men.