The Best Medium Length Hairstyles for Men

Medium length hair is arguably the most popular of all hair lengths for men, not just because it looks incredibly sexy, but also because it is extremely versatile and can be played with and shaped into a style to suit any occasion.

Medium Length Hairstyles for Men

Most men assume that having longer hair will come with an abundance of upkeep that they don't have the time or energy for, but that is the joy with medium length hair, you can choose to leave it natural and shaggy looking or put a some effort into making it look exactly how you would like for a special event.

Below is a list of some of the most popular hairstyles that work for men with medium length hair:


1. Dapper and Distinguished

This hairstyle is perfect for an occasion where you want to impress; it is a timeless look that gives off an air of sophistication. Lightly gel your hair and brush it straight back and tuck it behind your ears if need be. After combing your hair, you should lightly run your fingers through in the same direction to soften the comb lines.

Medium Length Hairstyles for Men

Man with medium length gray hair and beard

Man with medium length red hair and beard

2. Free Spirited

If you have hair that has the propensity to bounce up into an Afro, then there is a time and place to let it do exactly that. Towel dry your hair after using a small amount of frizz control shampoo, and then let it go wild. Comb and tidy it up to your liking once it is dry. This is a funky look which people like Lenny Kravitz effortlessly pull off. Note that this best look is best suited to African-American hair texture.


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3. Length at the Front

Think Leonardo DiCaprio in Titanic. This is a look that is known to make girls go crazy. It has a longer fringe with a middle parting, swept to each side, and then gradually gets shorter towards the back.


Man with medium length brown hairLeonardo Dicaprio Hair

4. Long on Top, Short at the Sides

This is a style that is extremely popular with men today, as it offers a huge range of versatility with the look you are trying to achieve.  Once the sides and back of your hair have been taken off, you can basically do anything to the longer part. It can be straightened and slicked back for a sleek look, combed into a pompadour type top, gelled and combed into a side parting for a more retro look. This look has endless options that you can work with, and you can mess around to see which one suits you best.

Medium length blonde hair



Medium length brown hair with beardMedium length brown hair

There is a reason that medium length hair is so popular, and the list above just touches on the hairstyles that you can get with this hair length. Whether you have a particular cut in mind, or if you are just looking for something more general that you will style yourself, medium length hair will look sexy on almost anyone, and we suggest you go into your hairdresser and get whatever look you are going for.

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