mr r asked in Beauty & StyleHair · 8 years ago

Hair: What Style/Cut Should I Get?

As you can see- I have a square jaw line and strong bones. What type of hair style/cut should I get? Crew cut? I want something that goes with my face. My hair looks rather messy and dirty right now. Examples welcomed as well

3 Answers

  • Steve
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Messy, dirty, not exactly. The present style fully suits and is evocative of the early to mid 1960's wind blown surfer look. That was probably the most popular style among high school and college guys until the early 70's when hair styles went long among the general population of young guys. It would help to see your hairline with regard to a crew cut, but from what is visible and assuming a fairly regular hairline, a crew cut, including a flat top crew cut, should definitely be able to be designed to fully suit. As already stated, the present classic layer/taper cut style fully suits, so there is no need to change. If you do go for a crew cut, be aware that the average rate of hair growth is only 1/8" per week. There is no scientifically proven way to increase or decrease the rate of hair growth. If a guy gets a short style, and decides he preferred the longer prior style, it is going to take a while to grow out.

    Starting from a butch or short crew cut.....

    ..... a guy can grow out his hair and have it look great as it grows out if he keeps up with haircuts, getting a slightly longer style each haircut. Assuming an average rate of hair growth of 1/8" per week and haircuts every three weeks: short crew cut; medium crew cut; short ivy league; ivy league; long ivy league; regular taper cut. At this point there will be around three inches on top and the back and sides can start to grow over the ears and collar with haircuts every six to nine weeks to add shape and even up new growth.

    While a butch fully suits relatively few guys, a barber with a good aesthetic sense can usually design a regular layer/taper cut or one of the short pomp(pompadour) styles-crew cut, ivy league(long crew cut), flat top crew cut- to fully suit most young guy's head shape, face and neck shape, frontal hairline and facial features.

    short crew cut:

    medium crew cut:

    ivy league(long crew cut):

    Search the internet for images of soccer star Lukas Podolski for numerous examples of the ivy league and crew cut style.

    regular layer/taper cut:


    longer, bascally your present style....

    about three to four months growth past the style above...

    A minute dab of control wax aka butch wax will keep the hair looking well groomed at crew cut and ivy league length. Krew comb, jar variety, works well and so do many others. A butch comb - the small, flat, plastic, oval, pocket brushes that one finger fits through and barbers sell for about a dollar- helps with grooming the short pomp styles. A boar bristle military brush is usually available for a few dollars and is nice to have at home.


    The answer at the following link describes the short styles:;_ylv=3?qid...

    Good Luck!

  • lorts
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    i think of in case you multicolored it it could seem relatively kewl thats only my opinion i admire multi colored hair I relatively have dyed my hair blue crimson and eco-friendly in the previous with the flourecent spray which i dont like the sensation of that weird and wonderful spray shade so I relatively have additionally bleached my hair and positioned highlights on it and that i like it yet then the bleach burned out my scalp oh in case you multicolor your hair then additionally positioned alot of glitter in the hair to make it shine thats only my thought yeah alongside with purple streaks and pink streaks and babyblue and orange each and all of the colors of the rainbow could seem super yet dont forget to dye your hair blonde earlier you do all that so it exhibits up greater seen

  • 8 years ago

    longer or shorter but not this

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