Entertainment Fashion & Style Picture Gallery of Men's Buzz Cuts: Is a Buzz Cut Hairstyle for You? Share PINTEREST Email Print Fashion & Style Hair Accessories Tops & Sweaters Dresses Skirts Jeans Pants Outerwear Lingerie & Swimwear Do It Yourself Shoes Skincare Advice Makeup Fragrance Tattoos and Body Piercings Kids and Teens Bumps & Babies Learn More By Daniel Billett Contributing Writer University of Washington Daniel is a contributing writer covering grooming for Byrdie. our editorial process Daniel Billett Updated February 15, 2017 01 of 15 Buzz Cut Doesn't Have to Mean Totally Buzzed Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images A buzz cut can still have enough length to it in order to have the ability to brush it forward as in this picture. 02 of 15 Buzz Cuts Can Be Edgy Mark Mainz / Getty Images On the right person and with the right outfit, a buzz cut can have an edgy look. 03 of 15 African American Men Wear Buzz Cuts Particulary Well Frazer Harrison / Getty Images You see many African American men wearing a buzz cut hairstyle. It looks particularly good on them since the hair has curl and stays closer to the head. With other men, hair can stick straight out and have a stubble-like feel depending on the length. 04 of 15 Even Grow Out MJ Kim / Getty Images Some guys have the luxury of hair that grows out perfectly even and straight which makes for a great buzz cut. 05 of 15 Seriously Buzzed Graham Denholm / Getty Images Some guys just have stubble for hair. That's typically because they actually shave it, like they would their face. 06 of 15 Is That Elijah Wood? Dave Hogan / Getty Images Everybody's favorite hobbit, Elijah Wood, is seen here sporting a buzz cut. This is proof how it can dramatically change how you look and even make you look older, at least in this case. Elijah actually has amazing thick hair. 07 of 15 A Nicely Shaped Skull is a Bonus Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Some guys are lucky enough to have a nice shaped skull (unlike me) which makes a closely trimmed hair cut look all the better. 08 of 15 Classic Buzz Cut Mark Mainz / Getty Images When I think of buzz cuts, the one in this photo is what I think of. The clippers were probably set to 1. 09 of 15 George Eads Vince Bucci / Getty Images George Eads makes a buzz cut look extra sexy. 10 of 15 Thinning Hair Looks Better with a Buzz Cut Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images Buzz cuts are the right way to go if your hair is thinning out. It brings less attention to your thinning hair while keeping your look neat. 11 of 15 Buzz Cuts are Tidy Graham Denholm / Getty Images Simply put, I think buzz cuts look tidy. So if you want a no fuss tidy look, no one will fault you for having a buzz cut. 12 of 15 Scott Speedman Sporting a Buzz Cut Kevin Winter / Getty Images Actor Scott Speedman, who has had many different lengths of hair over the years, looks just as handsome sporting a buzz cut as he does with shaggy hair. 13 of 15 Will Smith's Signature Buzz Cut Frazer Harrison / Getty Images Will Smith sports a buzz cut quite well--it seems to be his signature hairstyle. 14 of 15 Buzzed Bono Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images Bono may be beginning to show his age, but that doesn't stop him from looking as cool as he does, not to mention he wears a buzz cut well. 15 of 15 Ichiro Suzuki Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images Buzz cuts look good on Asian men as well. For more information on Asian men's hairstyles including tips on how to achieve Ichiro's buzz-cut, see my Photo Gallery of Asian Men's Hairstyles.