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The faux hawk is a nice choice if you like more adventurous hairstyles. This will give you incredible volume and add angles to your face. We recommend showing pictures to an experienced stylist to get this cut.

Like the pompadour, you can modify the faux hawk to be more extreme or more conservative, depending on your preference.

How to Cut

Faux hawks don’t explicitly require any certain lengths or types of cuts. However, you will need medium-length hair (at least 3–4 inches) to get a good, noticeable faux hawk shape. The sides and back should be shorter, but the exact length is up to you. The shorter the hair on the back and sides, the more the faux hawk will stand out.

How to Style

Have some hair product at the ready. You can use pomade, gel, or wax, but make sure your product of choice has a good, firm hold to it. Start by applying the product to damp hair. Comb it in, then comb the hair on top of your head straight up. Form the faux hawk shape by pressing the hair together. Add any spikes or other embellishments as you wish.

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