37 Irresistible Long Hairstyles for Men

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Written by Rachel Miller

Updated: February 25, 2024

“Long hair is only for women,” – said no one ever. And if they did, it’s likely because they haven’t laid eyes on one of these awesome long hairstyles for men.

Men of the world, are you thinking about growing out your hair? Or maybe you have long hair already, but you’re looking for a new style. Whatever the case may be, we’re here to help make life easier. We’ve hand-selected 37 irresistible long hairstyles for men that are sure to make you feel your best. From boho-inspired looks to more clean-cut styles, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for on our list.

Bohemian Waves with Side Part

You know you’ve always wanted to try the quintessential “surfer boy” look – and now’s the time to do it. Toss your hair into a side part and tousle things up with natural-looking waves. Or, embrace your natural waves and enjoy this carefree, boho-inspired hairstyle.

#2. Tapered Cut with Long Top Layers

Tapered Cut with Long Top Layers

Long hair is great and all, but it can lack dimension. If you want eye-catching contrast without changing color, consider a tapered cut paired with long top layers. This is a more edgy take on long locks for men, but it can be dressed up with ease.

#3. Long Straight Hair with a Middle Part

Long Straight Hair with a Middle Part

Sometimes, it’s all about sticking to the basics – and by basics, I mean timeless and easy to maintain. If you have long, straight hair, don’t worry about zhuzhing things up. Opt for a middle part, keep your strands straight, and enjoy this face-framing, always-in-style aesthetic.

#4. Slicked-Back Long Hair with Gel

Slicked Back Long Hair with Gel

Take your long hair from every day to Red Carpet-ready by utilizing gel. All you need to do is slick your long tresses back and away from your face using gel. Then, use hairspray to ensure it stays in place throughout your high-end event.

#5. Natural Curl-Enhanced Long Hair

Natural Curl Enhanced Long Hair

Natural curls shouldn’t be chopped and forgotten. Let your impressive curls run free with a longer hairstyle. Keep in mind, though, that you’ll need to use curl-enhancing products to cradle your curls and allow them to look their absolute best.

#6. Vintage-Inspired Long Locks

Vintage Inspired Long Locks

Some men refrain from long hair because they’re afraid of the maintenance. Well, not every long men’s hairstyle is designed with maintenance in mind. Dreadlocks are an excellent idea. Not because they’re downright awesome and have a carefree vibe, but they’re easy to maintain, too.

#7. Long Hair with Feathered Layers

Long Hair with Feathered Layers

Long hair can appear mundane and lack pizazz. But you’re not going to settle for dull hair. Instead, you will ask your hairstylist to add some feathered layers to your look. This will help you achieve movement and body while also thickening up your locks.

#8. Twisted Half-Up, Half-Down Hairstyle

Twisted Half Up Half Down Hairstyle

Long-haired guys know how pesky it can be to have hair in their eyes. For the days when you want to escape the dreaded “eye hairs,” go with a twisted half-up, half-down hairstyle. This casual and convenient look is also incredibly fashionable for 2024.

#9. Long Hair with an Undercut

Long Hair with an Undercut

Want to give your long hair an instant style upgrade? You don’t have to do anything too drastic – all you’ll need is an undercut. An undercut is the perfect way to achieve an edgier appearance that’s not too bold. 

#10. Long Curly Hair with Fade

Long Curly Hair with Fade

If you have naturally curly long hair, but your look is craving something new and exciting, a fade is a great match. Adding a fade to your long curly locks will add a dynamic touch to your aesthetic, which every man can appreciate.

#11. Long Hair with Side-Swept Bangs

Long Hair with Side Swept Bangs

Some men look incredible with bangs. Are you one of them? Then, I highly recommend giving these side-swept bangs a try, especially if you want to add a dose of romanticism and mystery to your aesthetic. 

#12. Long Messy Hair with Sea Salt Spray

Long Messy Hair with Sea Salt Spray

Do you want to look like you’ve just returned from the beach with your surfboard in tow? Alright, surfer dude – grab your sea salt spray, tousle your long hair into a messy wonderpiece, and enjoy this relaxed silhouette.

#13. Samurai Top Knot for Long Hair

Samurai Top Knot for Long Hair

There’s a reason why this top knot/man bun blend is called the “Samurai” – it’s bold and fierce and replicates the appearance of the hairstyles of an original Samurai. The hairstyle has become incredibly popular in recent years, and it’s easy to see why.

#14. Long Hair with Blunt-Cut Ends

Long Hair with Blunt Cut Ends

Long hair with blunt-cut ends is one of the more versatile options, as it works well with any hair type and any face shape. If you want to “go long” but don’t know where to start, this hairstyle can be a great starting point.

#15. Loose Fishtail Braid for Long Hair

Loose Fishtail Braid for Long Hair

Fishtail braids aren’t just to make ladies beautiful. When done correctly, they can be incredibly manly and attractive – as proven with this ‘do. The loose series of fishtails across the crown creates an intricate style that’s 100% male-friendly.

#16. Long Wavy Hair with Side Fringe

Long Wavy Hair with Side Fringe

If you have naturally wavy hair, flaunt it with a longer hairstyle such as this. Craft a side fringe into your look to add playfulness and cuteness to your appearance. This is definitely a style that tends to work well on younger individuals.

#17. Voluminous Pompadour with Long Hair

Voluminous Pompadour with Long Hair

Pompadours aren’t reserved solely for short hair. Craft a pompadour into your long hair if you want to take your look to new heights. This is an excellent idea for anyone seeking a show-stopping style at an upcoming event.

#18. Long Hair with Tight Cornrows

Long Hair with Tight Cornrows

When it comes to styling your long hair, you can’t go wrong with cornrows. Cornrows are a classic look that has been around for ages, and they never seem to go out of style. Aside from that, they’re a protective option that works well for African American males.

#19. Two-Strand Twists for Long Hair

Two Strand Twists for Long Hair

Those who don’t like the tighter appearance of cornrows but still want a protective hairstyle for their long hair can consider two-strand twists. Two-strand twists are undeniably fashionable and have a more laid-back vibe many appreciate.

#20. Long Hair with an Asymmetrical Cut

Long Hair with an Asymmetrical Cut

A little bit of asymmetry can bring a lot of impact on your hair – as this hairstyle shows. So, opt for an asymmetrical cut if you’re looking for a quick way to revitalize your long locks. If you go with a deep side part, some products can help hold things in place.

#21. Flowing Locks with Beach Waves

Flowing Locks with Beach Waves

These flowing locks feature slightly tighter waves compared to some of the other “surfer-inspired” ‘dos in our line-up, but they have the same desirable carefree attitude. Use product to keep your waves looking fresh and defined.

#22. Straight Long Hair with a Slicked Side

Straight Long Hair with a Slicked Side

Need a polished hairstyle to wear to your next function? It’s simple, really. Keep your hair straight and slick the sides back ever-so-slightly. Although this is an easy look to recreate, there’s no denying there’s a sense of sophistication.

#23. Loose French Braid for Long Hair

Loose French Braid for Long Hair

While most men likely won’t want to flaunt their hair in a French braid, there’s nothing wrong with adding a small, loose French braid amongst your tresses. This will give your style that extra edge to stand apart from the crowd.

#24. Long Hair with Subtle Balayage

Long Hair with Subtle Balayage

Love your long hair and don’t want to cut the length but want to spruce things up? Adding subtle balayage to your mane is the way to do it. The small dose of color will give new life to your long tresses with ease.

#25. Double Man Buns for Long Hair

Double Man Buns for Long Hair

Men, if you want to get your hair up and out of the way while still looking trendy and manly, there are three words you need to remember: double, man, buns. Double man buns are timeless and look incredible on any man.

#26. Long Hair with Chunky Layers

Long Hair with Chunky Layers

If your long hair lacks body, you’re not alone. But instead of trying to “create” your own volume with products and crafty hair drying, you can simply add chunky layers to your locks instead. These layers will immediately add depth for a full-bodied finish.

#27. Long Curls with Volume Boost

Long Curls with Volume Boost

Natural curls are always going to look amazing with longer hair, especially if they dangle below the shoulders. But why stop there? Give your curls a hefty volume boost to create a voluminous, head-turning finish that everyone will be jealous of.

#28. Long Hair with Defined Curls

Long Hair with Defined Curls

Are voluminous curls not quite your thing? That’s okay. There are other ways to show off your natural ringlets, and this is just another one of those must-try hairstyles! Use a curl-enhancing product to define your curl’s shape, making it stand out in all new ways.

#29. Long Hair with Shaggy Waves

Long Hair with Shaggy Waves

The “bedhead look” has always been a good one. It’s a classic style that gives off some serious, carefree vibes. Naturally, it’s on our list of the top 37 irresistible long hairstyles for men. Guys who want long hair that’s relaxed and casual go with shaggy waves.

#30. Tight High Ponytail for Long Hair

Tight High Ponytail for Long Hair

A hip ponytail is precisely what every man needs to get their hair up and away for a bit. Whether you’re trying to escape the heat or plan to dress up for a fancy event, a tight high ponytail can be a suitable choice – just make sure you dress for the occasion.

#31. Long Hair with an Angular Fringe

Long Hair with an Angular Fringe

Long hair doesn’t always mean every strand needs to be a mile long. Consider a long, angular fringe if you like your shorter haircut but want a little length in your ‘do. It adds a sense of seductiveness and smartness to your aesthetic, covering one eye in an alluring nature.

#32. Viking-Inspired Braids for Long Hair

Viking Inspired Braids for Long Hair

The “Viking” look has been popular ever since the release of the television show. Needless to say, Viking-inspired braids for long hair have undoubtedly become a major hit. It may take some work to nail them, but it’s definitely worth the time and effort!

#33. Long Hair with Gentle Curls

Long Hair with Gentle Curls

Volumizing, defining, etc. – there are countless ways to show off natural curls. If you want to take the subtle route, though, keep your ringlets gentle and don’t overpower them with hair products. The result? A soft yet manly hairstyle that’s suitable for all face shapes.

#34. Messy Long Hair with Bedhead Look

Messy Long Hair with Bedhead Look

Did he just roll out of bed? He may have. But we’re certainly not complaining. This is the epitome of “bedhead hair,” and it’s a stylish way to show off your laid-back personality. Tousle your locks to your heart’s content and enjoy!

#35. Long Hair with Loose Curls and Highlights

Long Hair with Loose Curls and Highlights

Adding sun-kissed highlights to your long, loose curls is a great way to make it seem as though you’ve just sauntered back from an extravagant vacation overseas. Not only that, but the added vibrancy will give your locks some much-needed dimension and put your curls on display.

#36. Long Hair Tucked Behind Ears

Long Hair Tucked Behind Ears

Tucking your hair behind your ears is always a good idea, especially if you’re going for a sophisticated and business-casual aesthetic. Yes, it’s a simple way to style your long hair – but it’s one that will always look incredible.

#37. Long Hair with Faux Hawk Style

Long Hair with Faux Hawk Style

Adventurous men who really want to create shock value with their long hair can choose this faux hawk! Daring, exciting, and loaded with contrast thanks to the black and white color combo, this hairstyle is undoubtedly reserved for the bold men of the world.


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