Entertainment Fashion & Style 10 Men Rock the Long Hair Look Long hair don't care. Share PINTEREST Email Print Morsa Images/Getty Images Fashion & Style Hair Accessories Tops & Sweaters Dresses Skirts Jeans Pants Do It Yourself Shoes Skincare Advice Makeup Fragrance Tattoos and Body Piercings Kids and Teens Bumps & Babies Learn More By David Alexander David Alexander Instagram Contributing Writer Georgia Southern University David Alexander is contributing writer for Byrdie and a licensed master stylist with nearly two decades of experience in men's hair care. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 03/23/19 01 of 10 A Sleek Long Razor Cut © iStockphoto.com | mindundalk For one reason or another, many guys simply can't pull off a long hairstyle -- whether it's due to a conservative job or simply an unruly head of hair, long hair isn't for every man. The upside of having longer hair is that it can give you tons of styling options. The downside is that long hair takes more work and care than a shorter style. If you've got a great head of hair and can pull it off at work, grow it out and see what happens. Guys looking for a long men's style will find plenty of men's haircuts with styling tips here. From long layers to casual shag cuts, this gallery contains a variety of hairstyles for men. We recommend printing the desired photo and taking it with you to your stylist -- each barber or stylist may interpret your wishes differently, so taking a photo is a great way to make sure the person cutting your hair understands exactly what you want. The hair in this style is cut using a razor to give a deconstructed look at the ends. Subtle red highlights add depth and give a "rock star" vibe. To style, apply a small amount of pomade to damp hair and blow dry straight down. Reapply a bit of pomade to dry hair for added shine and separation. 02 of 10 Long Layers for Wavy Hair © iStockphoto.com | mindundalk For this style, the hair is cut using a razor to give a shaggy, deconstructed look. A small amount of styling cream can be added to the hair for shine and separation. To style, simply give the hair a shake and move around with fingers to achieve the desired effect. 03 of 10 A Long, Straight Shag © iStockphoto.com | Anglessey For this style, the hair is cut in long layers using a shear point technique. A razor is used to give added separation to the ends. For those with a slight wave, pomade can be added and the hair blown dry straight down. A bit of pomade adds shine and separation. 04 of 10 A Long Shag with Highlights © iStockphoto.com | Quirex This is a razored shag haircut in which highlights, lowlights, and streaks of color add depth and give a contemporary, casual alternative look. To style, apply a small amount of styling cream to add separation and toss into place with the fingers. 05 of 10 A Sleek, Razor Shag © iStockphoto.com | dsteller A razor is used to cut the hair in long layers and give a deconstructed look around the edges. Unless your hair is naturally very straight, a flat iron may be used to give a sleek appearance. Apply a small amount of gel to damp hair and blow dry straight down. Work a bit more gel between the palms and smooth hair down, pulling random sections between fingertips for chunky streaks of separation. 06 of 10 A Casual, Wavy Shag © iStockphoto.com | Photobuff For this style, the hair is cut in long layers all over. The style is cut with a razor around the edges to remove any bluntness and give a shaggy look. To style, use a very small amount of styling cream to give a natural shine and add weight and separation. 07 of 10 Long Layers for Thick Hair © iStockphoto.com | topphotographer For this style, the hair is cut in long layers with shears. Unlike the shag haircut, this style is cut a bit blunter around the edges to give a cleaner look. To style, apply a dime-sized amount of gel from scalp to ends. Blow dry with a paddle brush directing hair from side to side to create volume. When hair is slightly damp, rake a bit more gel through to add shine and separation. For a more formal look, the hair may be combed back with a bit of pomade for shine and sleekness. 08 of 10 Extra Long Layers © iStockphoto.com | hidesy The hair in this style is cut in very long layers. A razor is used on the ends to remove bluntness. To style, apply a small amount of cream from roots to ends of slightly damp hair. Brush hair back and rake with fingers to create separation. Tuck the hair behind the ears and allow to dry naturally. 09 of 10 A Casual Shag Haircut © Digitalbuild | Dreamstime.com The hair in this style is cut in long layers and a razor is used to give a shattered, deconstructed look to the ends. Very little styling is needed, but a quick application of styling cream or paste will add separation and give that "lived in" look. 10 of 10 A Shag for Fine Hair © Ctacik | Dreamstime.com This is a shag in which the hair is a bit finer. The style is created by using a haircutting razor to remove bluntness around the edges and give a shagged out appearance. Allow hair to dry naturally and then add a very small amount of styling cream to add shine and separation.