25+ Modern Men’s Hairstyles for Curly Hair (That Will Change Your Look)
If you’ve ever seen a hairstyle you loved and thought, “I wish I could get that with my curly hair,” wish no more! Curly hair can get a bad rap for being hard to work with, but it’s as versatile as any other hair type.
From short curly styles to long man buns, here are our favorite 25 mens hairstyles for curly hair.
A pronounced swoop and a tousled head of hair make this hairstyle stand out from the rest. The curls take center stage, flowing downward to give this style a sense of motion.
Long Curly Style
This hairstyle accentuates the natural corkscrew nature of curly hair and lets it loose. Fluff up your hair and grow it long for this daring look.
Messy Curly Quiff
Looking for a hairstyle that doesn’t follow the beaten path? Check out this combination: a short quiff in the front and messy hair in the back. A great casual look for having fun.
Short Choppy Curls
If you want a haircut that can tame your curls, this one’s for you. The curls are cut short and close to the head, and the result resembles short spikes that give the hair a ton of texture.
Curly Angular Fringe
This stylish fringe takes curly hair to an extreme. The side swept hair springs up into an explosion of curls, and the hair on the sides is clipped to provide a one-of-a-kind contrast.
Don’t want to get too wild with your curls? Try this clean and tidy hairstyle. The curls give the haircut a high amount of presence, but they’re not too unruly.
Tying all your hair up into a man bun is an easy and fashionable way of taming curly hair. We especially like this combo because the curly hair gives the hairstyle a unique texture and appearance.
Side Swept Disconnected Undercut
This extreme style pushes the boundaries of the disconnected undercut. The hair on the sides is almost nonexistent, emphasizing the flowing hair on top of the head.
Heavy Angular Fringe
Mess up your curly hair for this angular style. This hairstyle mixes a fade on the sides and back with an overflowing head of hair, giving this hairstyle a firm presence and a lot of volume.
Curly Drop Fade
This style combines tousled hair with a chiseled fade, and it’s a hairstyle that’s sure to make a lasting impression. The drop fade works especially well to accentuate the curly nature of the hair.
Thin Curly Style
Vincent Cassel takes a unique approach to his thin, curly hair by sweeping it back on the sides and letting the top retain its natural look. The layering of the hair gives it extra volume, and the long top and short sides provide a nice contrast.
Extra Curly Drop Fade
This version of the curly drop fade allows the hair to bloom from the top while the sides stay nice and neat. It’s a messy, informal style that’s still fashionable.
Curly Skin Fade
Even more dramatic than the drop fade, this skin fade variation leaves the hair on top and all but eliminates the hair on the back and sides. If you want to emphasize your curls and nothing else, check this out.
Long Messy Curls
In this hairstyle, there’s nothing but curls. The hair is grown out long and styled to create this vibrant style.
Short Curly Hair
Here’s another style that tames curly hair. This extra-short style turns the curls a unified tousled look.
Medium Curly Quiff
Here’s a nice variation on the classic quiff that’s ideal for curly-haired guys. The curls give the quiff extra volume, making this a neat yet exciting style.
Asymmetrical Curly Fringe
Be stylish without going over the top with this asymmetrical curly fringe. A few curls drape over one side while the rest is disheveled.
Curly Slicked Back Style
If you’ve got a larger forehead, this slicked back style is an excellent choice for you. The face is the focal point, while the hair is kept curly in the back and on the sides.
Short Messy Style
If you like keeping your curls together for texture, this shorter style is an excellent choice. The curls are bunched up together for a rounded, rippling appearance.
Tangled Curly Style
For a highly textured, flowing men’s hairstyle for curly hair, this tangled style is one of our favorites. The curls get twisted and packed together to give the hair presence and volume.
Wavy Curly Style
With a little bit of styling, loose curly hair can take on a wavy appearance. This style retains the hair’s curliness but also makes it smoother and more manageable.