Finding a good haircut for a young boy can be tricky. In particular, it can be hard to find a hairstyle that will make a young boy stand out. We’ve compiled some of our favorite haircuts for 10-year-old boys to show you just what’s possible with a little exploration and creativity.

Smooth Blend and Braids
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Smooth Blend and Braids

This braided style is super eye-catching, featuring a neat pattern on top of the head and tidy, evenly spaced braids.

Junior Ivy League, Yes Please
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Junior Ivy League, Yes Please

This dapper, formal haircut has been a classic men’s style for decades, and as you can see here, it’s great for little boys as well.

Casual Side Brush with Faded Sides
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Casual Side Brush with Faded Sides

For more fun and rambunctious style, you might opt for something like this casual side brush. It’s trendy yet well suited to a young boy’s highly active lifestyle.

Hard Part with Light Line Up
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Hard Part with Light Line Up

Here’s a stylish twist on a classic haircut. This short taper style is a barbershop favorite, but the hard part and line up give it an added flair.

Neat Rough Textured French Crop
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Neat Rough Textured French Crop

This rough and highly textured crop-inspired style is a great fit for young boys who are always on the move.

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Neat Fringed Top with Faded Sides
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Neat Fringed Top with Faded Sides

This youthful fringe look combines fashionable styles with a good amount of texture that’s great for a 10 year old boy.

Temple Fade and Short Crop
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Temple Fade and Short Crop

Short and simple, this low maintenance crop is ideal for boys who prefer shorter hair and want a flexible style.

Line Up with Loose Curls
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Line Up with Loose Curls

This style combines a carefully shaped afro with loose curls and a sharp line up for a nice contrasting look.

Eccentric Pointy Pompadour
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Eccentric Pointy Pompadour

If you want something a bit out of the ordinary, give this extreme pompadour a try. Defined by extreme lines and a unique crescent fade, this will definitely set your little one apart.

Flat Top-Brush Up and Undercut
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Flat Top-Brush Up and Undercut

The classic flat top is a go-to for kids who want a simple yet stylish look, and it’s still as solid as ever.

On Point Faux with Tapered Sides
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On Point Faux with Tapered Sides

A faux hawk doesn’t have to be an extremely tall and pointy shape. A shorter faux hawk still has tons of impact and a high fun factor.

Top-Tied Curls
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Top-Tied Curls

Here’s a unique look that’s similar to the uber-popular man bun. The hair is grown out tied into a loose knot that sits right on top of the head.

Ready For School Side Brush
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Ready For School Side Brush

For a more dapper haircut, try this no-nonsense side brush. The side-swept motion creates depth and texture and prevents this cut from falling flat.

Modern Ivy with Drop Fade
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Modern Ivy with Drop Fade

If you liked the Ivy League shown above but want something a bit more fun, then this modern Ivy with a drop fade will suit your needs.

Medium Fade and Vertical Style
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Medium Fade and Vertical Style

This tall style takes the hair straight up and pairs this volume with a medium fade to balance out the look.

Long Regulation Crop
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Side Swept with Hard Part

This extremely fashionable style is great for 10-year-old boys who want a slightly “older” look. The hard part here is definitely the star of the show.

Styled Textured Crop and Undercut
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Styled Textured Crop and Undercut

Another highly stylized crop, this haircut is a good choice for boys who want a messier style. The elephant trunk created by the fringe is a nice touch here.

Finger Combed Long Ivy Variation
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Finger Combed Long Ivy Variation

Yet another variation of the Ivy League, this cut has the hair finger-combed back to create subtle yet defined waves.

Breezy Side-Comb on Medium Scissors Crop
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Breezy Side-Comb on Medium Scissors Crop

A breezy, flowing style, this haircut is a simple scissor cut that has the hair swooping forward and to the side.

Finger Combed Brush Up
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Finger Combed Brush Up

If you want a voluminous style that will turn heads, you can’t go wrong with this textured, wavy brush up.

Textured Crop and Disconnected Fade
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Textured Crop and Disconnected Fade
High Fade and Short Crop
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High Fade and Short Crop
Straight Fringe and Textured French
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Straight Fringe and Textured French
Curled Top with Drop Fade
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Curled Top with Drop Fade
Loose Pomp and Temple Fade
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Loose Pomp and Temple Fade
Soft Drop Fade and Spikes
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Soft Drop Fade and Spikes