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Men's Hairstyles: Extra Long vs. Short

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Long vs Short Hair for Men

Which do you prefer?

When it comes to short hair versus long locks, women are often being told which 'do to try next. If their hair is long, perhaps they'll consider taking the plunge on a bob or pixie cut in the near future. If their hair is short, perhaps they'll let it grow out past their shoulders to enjoy a different look. That said, the same habit of changing hairstyles isn't necessarily prominent among men. Fellas, in the spirit of change for the new season, why not embrace a hairstyle you have yet to try? Ahead, we're sharing the benefits of extra long hair for men versus short hair for men. Whether you're looking to grow out your strands out or chop them short, there's a style out there to suit your personality!

 

Extra long hair

 

Who said only women can rock extra long hair? (That's right...not just long but extra long!) If you're dreaming of allowing your hair to flow freely in the wind, long hair might just be the right choice for you. Plus, the style is bold, fashion forward and daring.

 

It's no secret that long strands require a certain level of care, so make sure you're up for the challenge before taking the plunge. To keep your long hair shiny and sleek, we recommend using a serum after washing and towel-drying your hair to help smooth frizz and flyaways. Follow with a spritz of lightweight finishing spray.

 

Editor's tip: With long hair, it's important not to let your look fall flat with a poorly-chosen outfit. Choose an outfit that's crisp and tailored to create contrast with the free-spirited nature of your flowing locks.

 

Short hair

 

Short hair for men is incredibly versatile, and can be paired with looks both casual and elegant.

Most men appreciate the effortless styling and easy maintenance that comes with short hair. Compared to long hair, short hair generally dries faster and takes less time to style.

 

Some short styles call for no styling whatsoever, but there are some that do require some styling efforts (and the right products)-no matter how effortless they may look. Do your research and find a short style that suits your face shape, lifestyle, and personality. From there, talk to your hairdresser about the best ways to style it on a daily basis.

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