For obvious reasons, short haircuts for men are the most popular hair length search for men. That said, short isn’t terribly descriptive. There are many styles that fall under “short”.
Our massive photo gallery features examples of all hair colors and styles for men. Browse the gallery below.
Short is just the start
If you’re looking for short haircut ideas, there are many styles to choose from. Start with our gallery above and get some ideas of different styles you’re looking for.
Then, narrow your search on our site by the various styles to get more specific examples of what you’re looking for.
Here’s a list of short styles we feature on our site:
Is bald included as a short cut?
We set up a separate length for bald and called it bald. Why? It’s not short hair. It’s no hair. The shaved bald look is very popular these days and warrants its own section.
The most popular length for celebrity men is short as well and has been for years. You’ll notice it in our celebrity men section that most male celebs sport a shorter style most of the time. We do feature multiple photos for each celeb so some may be long, but overwhelmingly most are short.
The actor attended the premiere of “In Time” in his classic short wavy hair with a bit of five o’clock shadow to complement the black suit last October 31, 2011, at the Curzon Mayfair cinema, London.
Shia LaBeouf arrived at the premiere for the ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ during the 33rd Moscow Film Festival at Pushkinskiy Theatre last June 23, 2011, in Moscow, Russia. His dark brown short curls were brushed up to match his neat beard.
Matthew McConaughey was spotted at the “Magic Mike” premiere in London last October 7, 2012, tamed wavy hair brushed back with a casual finish.
The Australian actor rocked a short haircut with some spikes in front during the Nomad Two Worlds Los Angeles debut gala last February 22, 2011.
The actor paired his dark blue suit with his short spiky crew cut hair that has a dark reddish-brown hue during the world premiere of Black Hat in 2014.
The talented actor Jude Law sported a very short and flattened hairstyle almost like it just grew from a buzz cut at The Day After Peace photocall at Majestic Beach last May 19, 2008, in Cannes, France.
The footballer had some spikes with his short brunette hair during the match at San Siro stadium at the UEFA Champions League 2009/2010 on February 16, 2010.
The actor was spotted on the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival on September 12th in a casual getup along with his round sunglasses. He had a short haircut with some spikes in front.
Channing Tatum wore a check suit and tie along with a buzz cut ‘do and some beard during the HFPA Annual Installation Dinner 2014 on August 14th.
The talented actor, Chris Pine, wore a fashionable patterned gray suit and dyed his short crew cut hair black when he attended the 2007 world premiere of “Smokin’ Aces” in Hollywood, CA.
Leonardo DiCaprio appeared with a long buzz cut as he attends the No Direction Home Bob Dylan DVD Premiere in New York on September 19, 2005.
The actor’s short wavy locks are swooped back in style as he arrived for the photocall for his movie “The 11th Hour” at the 60th Annual International Film Festival de Cannes on May 19, 2007.
Zac Efron looked fresh and younger on a crew cut with subtle fade and spikes at the Venice Film Festival on August 31, 2012, in Venice, Italy.
Tom Cruise flashed his signature smile at the “Oblivion” US Premiere on April 10, 2013, in Hollywood, CA with a jagged short hairstyle to match his turtle neck outfit.
Brad Pitt had a spiky highlighted hairstyle during the Proposition 87 Press Conference in a Private Location back in November 11, 2006, in Los Angeles, CA.
On September 11, 2009, the actor attended the ‘ Mr. Nobody ‘ photo-call during the 66th Venice Film Festival with dark short hair styled with long spikes.
Orlando Bloom attended the Premiere of ‘Zulu’ and the Closing Ceremony of The 66th Cannes Film Festival at Palais on May 26, 2013 in Cannes, France. He paired his classy suit with a short side-parted curly hairstyle and five o’clock shadow.
A slightly gaunt Orlando Bloom wearing a pompadour hairstyle attended the 2016 Manus x Machina Fashion in an Age of Technology Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Benedict Cumberbatch exhibited a neat look showcasing a side-parted hairstyle at the premiere of Disney and Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ held last April 23, 2018.
Ashton Kutcher wore a dapper tan suit with his short and tousled hairstyle with a slight side-parted finish at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Goddess Gala in New York on April 28, 2003.
Ashton Kutcher paired his bow tie outfit with a long Caesar hairstyle that has subtle highlights at the 2010 People’s Choice Awards Press Room, Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
On August 18th, Milo Ventimiglia made an appearance at the 2007 Hot In Hollywood to benefit the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. He had short textured hair with subtle spikes paired with a trimmed beard.
Adam Levine’s spiked crew cut hairstyle is a nice complement to his edgy denim jacket when he attended the Press Junket for “The Voice” on March 15,2011 in Los Angeles, CA.
Henry Cavil opted for short textured black hair during the 88th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016.
Actor Chris Evans wore a blue button-down shirt with his tousled and spiked fade hairstyle at the world premiere of his new movie “The Perfect Score” on January 27, 2004 in Hollywood.
Chris Evans had a carefree short crew cut hairstyle to go with his dapper black suit at the Los Angeles premiere of his new movie “Street Kings” at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on April 3, 2008.
Ryan Gosling was at the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on January 27, 2008. He wore a patterned gray suit with his short and spiked hairstyle.
Razor-cut style with varying lengths and angles for to achieve some tapered layers. This type of hairstyle can be worn with the layers either brushed-down or combed up.
A v-shaped, slanted fade design is a great hairstyle to cope up with the warm and humid weather.
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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.
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This haircut indeed has a unique shape and style. The top part has textured point cut while the sides are faded gradually.
Thick beard paired with a rugged and loosely-styled, layered hair.
A simple haircut for men with short-length, thick hair. Having a thick hair is an advantage to this kind of hairstyle for it gives much more texture and dimension to the overall look.
Short, razor cut style with soft but stylish spikes. This type of hairstyle is commonly seen on asian men, especially Japanese guys who love anime.
A modern quiff with textured and messy layers. The top part is disheveled to give the overall look a bit of an edge.
This quiff hairstyle combined sleek and messy style in one look. The spiky top part and the short sides made this one a stylish representation of how men can wear their thick hair.
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Dark, natural hair in a mohawk style with minimal faded sides. This hairstyle is somehow a mash-up of tribal and modern looks.
A clean, v-shaped faded cut at the back with permed curls on the top is one artistic way to style a dark-colored hair.