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
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.

Longer Swept Quiff Hairstyle for Boy
Blown Quiff

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 hair hairstyle for men
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.

Thick swept back hair for men
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.

Thick Longer Hair for Men
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
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.

Creative brush up for elegant man
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.

Curly Hair Medium Long for men
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.

High Volume Top and Short Hairstyle for Men
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
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
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.

Blonde Disconnected men hairstyle
Disconnected Undercut

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 Hairstyle
Mild Quiff

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.

Orlando Bloom Quiff Hairstyle
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.

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High Volume Undercut
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
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.

High Volume Brush Up
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.

Wavy Brush Up with Taper_
Wavy 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 and Thick Hair
High Volume Brush Up Hairstyle

This brush up hairstyle variation takes the hair straight up. The resulting windblown look is expressive, dynamic, and fun.

High Volume Top with Side Brush
High Volume Top with Side Brush
vertical hairstyle high volume
Vertical Hairstyle
Partially Wavy Texture with High Volume
Partially Wavy Texture with High Volume
Messy Brushed back with Undercut
Messy Brushed back with Undercut
Taper Faded Undercut
Taper Faded Undercut
Textured Spikes with Taper fade
Textured Spikes with Taper fade
Blone Disconnected Side Swept
Disconnected Side Swept Blonde
Dyed Undercut Pompadour
Dyed Undercut Pompadour
Finger Styled Pompadour with Taper Fade
Finger Styled Pompadour with Taper Fade