For many men, thick hair is a double-edged sword. There’s a lot of hairstyle possibilities with thick hair, but it can also be unruly and hard to tame.
And for guys who want extra volume, it can be difficult to make thick hair work. Not every hairstyle is suitable for thick hair, but when you find the right style, your hair will be transformed.
Ranging from conservative to crazy, here are 20 of our favorite hairstyles for men with thick hair.
Wavy Side Swept
The hair is grown out long and swept to the side for a dramatic effect. The hair’s thickness gives the style a full-bodied appearance that’s impossible to miss.
Thick hair is especially striking when styled into a quiff. This stylish take on the quiff creates a smooth arc of motion that draws the eye.
Thick Top Style
In this style, the hair is packed on top of the head while the sides are clipped, creating a strong contrast. The thick poof of hair is fluffy and vibrant, and it’s a fun style you don’t often see.
Swept Back Hairstyle
Instead of brushing the hair to the side, here it gets brushed backward. The sides are cut (not clipped) to create even more fullness in the hairstyle.
Brush Up Hairstyle
This is a brush-up hairstyle with some serious length. The thick hair is held in place with a high-quality product to maximize volume and presence.
Tousled N' Roll
With this hairstyle, the hair gets tousled into all kinds of curls and waves and gives a soft impression, leave your hair breathe without too much product for this one as it gives it an “I woke up like this” feeling.
Angular Brush Up Hairstyle
Here’s the classic brush up style with a twist. The hair is brushed upward and forward to create a sharp edge that’s undeniably stylish.
Voluminous Curly Style
Add some volume to your hair to get this look. The smooth texture of the thick hair shines through and breathes life into the style.
Thick Quiff with Undercut
This style combines the quiff and the undercut to create a ton of visual appeal. The top is kept long with volume while the sides are clipped short.
Wavy Brush Up Hairstyle
Thick hair becomes soft and smooth with this wavy style. The hair in front is brushed up into a makeshift side swept quiff and the rest of the hair is kept full for maximum effect.
Long Curly Style
This style keeps the hair long and extra curly. The thick hair creates bolder curls that allow for a variety of shapes and a lot of movement.
For a smart-looking, trendy style, look no further than this disconnected undercut. The thick hair on top is brushed into a strong quiff, creating a strong focal point that’s impossible to ignore.
Liam Hemsworth sports a short quiff that’s stylish yet conservative. With the quiff’s subtle styling and neat appearance, this hairstyle could fit right in at work or class.
Slicked Back Quiff
Orlando Bloom opts for a rather short, slicked back quiff. The hair in the front is swept back and to the side a bit, making this a unique flavor of the classic quiff style.
High Volume Undercut
Prepare to brush your hair almost on the side to get this high volume undercut. With a dramatic swoop, the quiff on the side becomes the focal point of this exciting style.
High Volume Quiff
Thick-haired men with round faces and a fondness for extreme hairstyles, this one’s for you. With a large, fluffy quiff on top, this style is sure to stand out in a crowd.
Textured High Volume Undercut
Here’s a twist on the high volume undercut. The top of the hair is tousled and spiked to give the hairstyle more motion and variety.
Messy Brush Up Hairstyle
For a hairstyle with a lot of presence, this brush up delivers. The fluffiness of the thick hair is utilized here for the “just rolled out of bed” look.
High Volume Brush Up Hairstyle
This brush up hairstyle variation takes the hair straight up. The resulting windblown look is expressive, dynamic, and fun.