130 Slicked Back Hairstyles for Men (2018)

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Man with slicked back blonde hairWhen I was a kid I liked joking around slicking my hair straight back.  I thought it was hip, slick and cool.  While it’s not the most popular hairstyle for men, it’s still considered a dapper look and some men can pull it of spectacularly.


We love showcasing many examples of all kinds of hairstyles and do so for this type.  Below you’ll find over 130 slicked-back hairstyles for men.

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Mark Wahlberg with slicked back hair arrives on the red carpet at the Transformers The Last Knight movie premiere on June 20, 2017 in ChicagoMilo Ventimiglia with slicked side-part hairstyle and goatee at the 69th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, USA on February 4, 2017

Slicked back hairstyles for men with thin, straight hair. The finish is sleek and fresh-looking, formal events will absolutely appreciate this elegant look.

An old school hairstyle incorporated with a Q-shaped wave for that cool hipster vibe.

Combed waves with a sleek and smart finish paired with a hippie moustache to effectively frame the jawline.

The actor looked dapper with his semi slicked back hair and black, sophisticated suit. This photo was taken at the People's Choice Awards 2014 where he bagged loads of achievements.

The actor looked dapper with his semi slicked back hair and black, sophisticated suit. This photo was taken at the People's Choice Awards 2014 where he bagged loads of achievements.

The actor's curly hair is styled into this neat slicked back look last May 19, 2012 for the  65th Annual Cannes Film Festival.

The actor's curly hair is styled into this neat slicked back look last May 19, 2012 for the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival.

Slicked back hairstyles are versatile and flexible enough to fit in into any kind of fashion sense and to blend with any other type of hairstyles. If you want to achieve a classy and trendy look, this slicked back, mini pompadour with a high fade is worth the try! Whether it's for a formal gathering or a casual meet-up, this one will definitely nail it.

Disconnected Mens cut with a little flavor!! 😎

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Slicked back style with shaved sides and two stylish cornrows. The combination of these two different hairstyles are quite unexpected but the result is indeed trendy and edgy.

Achieve a wet-looking, wavy slicked back by choosing the proper, extra-shiny pomade to style your waves. This hairdo also looks good on bearded people with tamed strands.

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.

Arranging wavy hair into a nice slicked back 'do somehow results into a vintage style. But since wavy strands can sometimes be troublesome, be sure to use a proper hair gel that has a strong hold.

Incorporating a faded cut on a slicked back style is one way to modernize the classic look. The man's mid-length, straight hair is arranged into a sleek curve all the way to the back while its faded sides are connected to the beard.

#sidepart #barber #longhair #slickback #urednistvopriceskrobert

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Medium-length, dark hair in a slicked back style. The strands are tucked and flattened behind the ear, creating a prim and proper hairstyle.

Relaxed FRO'Back Taper & Beard trim ✌🏼✂💈

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Thick, kinky hair relaxed and arranged in a slicked back style. If you have a beard, be sure to trim it a little to balance out the look.

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.

The man showcases his artistic tattoos by having a slicked back style on his fine, black hair. This look is a hit or miss, some might love it and some might hate it but the most important thing is that you are able to express yourself the way you want to.

This one is a combination of work and play. This conservative hairstyle looks great on a suit and tie but it's sculpted waves also work really well if you need a trendy vibe on your overall look.

| Classic | Waves |

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Classic, slicked back hair in arranged wavy style to achieve a vintage look. Everything is set with a hairspray just to maintain the style through the day.

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Good thing about a slicked back hairstyle is that you can blend it with other styles effectively. This slicked back hair is incorporated with a semi-fade sides and the result is absolutely worth the effort.

Trend

Below is a trend chart for “slicked back hairstyle”.  It’s enjoying a little bit of a resurgence, but isn’t a trending cut.

Many variations

The thing with this style, is it’s distinct from the cut.  Many haircuts can be slicked back – short, long, fades, short sides, undercuts – can all be slicked back for a different look.

Direction

You can also change up the direction with the slick – straight back, slightly to the left or to the right.  Short hair slicks into a bit of a spike.  A loosened slick results in a pompadour.


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