Why should girls have all the fun by flaunting various stylish haircuts and hairstyles? Boys/men today are no less, neither they are far behind in following the fashion parade.
Barging into the New Year, men are going to flaunt some different and experimental hairstyles that are not only cool but also sporty. Recently high and tight haircuts gain popularity among men and boys.
Though high and tight haircut is a traditional military-style but showing your barber the photograph for the haircut that you want to sport has become a new trend. Slaying in fashion is all that the boys wish to do these days. But we are willing to agree that you’re also bringing in the pictures of those brave soldiers to sport that sporty look.
Here are some high and tight haircuts that these boys want/prefer – and of course these are absolutely low maintenance.
What Is a High and Tight Cut?
Clippers high on the center/back of your head and the sides/edges are trimmed and cropped to create a high and tight look. Neat and tidy haircut though all like it.
A regular citizen might get a picture for a reference cut but ask the military proponents they will tell you how exactly and precisely will you get this cut – place your hand on top of your head and trim everything that is not covered by your palm. This is the only true method that creates a high and a tight cut.
Here are some of the best high and tight haircuts in detail:
High and Tight Afro
If you’re not an African, yet have that Afro-looking hair, try out the latest high and tight Afro cut. This will make an excellent option and will, at the same time create a different look. With just enough hair length to be shown on top of your head is the right cut.
Trim your hair to such an extent that it shows you your desired length. Trim all the sides of your hair so that only the top curly portion can be seen. This is how you can sport an Afro high and tight cut.
Long High and Tight Cut
For a more modern take on a high and tight cuts, a long one will be precise. For this super stylish cut, you need to grow your hair a little longer than originally, they are.
Ask your barber to leave your hair a bit longer. Trim the edges of your head. Apply hair gel to set them in one direction.
Spiked High and Tight Hair
Nothing different but just simple spikes on your head. Trimming away the edges from either side gives a neat look.
Apply hair gel and finger comb your hair softly to give a natural look. This haircut will suit not only masculine men but also those who are hitting the gym regularly.
Little Spikes with Clean-Shaven Sides
This is almost a replica of the very famous hairstyle sported by our military men. Just those small 1 inch spikes with the rest of the head clean-shaven.
Apply hair serum or gel for better effect. This will give a neat and a tidy look too. If you have a masculine body, this style will suit you the best.
High and Tight Drop Fade
Place your hand in the center of your head and now trim off the sides as much as you can. Place the razor towards the front portion and run it by creating a straight and then box-shaped cut while taking the razor to your temples.
This cut also features a nice fade that starts high before tapering and ends with a low tapered cut at the back. This new style is much in vogue this year. Go by the trend and sport the new look. This is another excellent variety of high and tight cuts.
High and Tight Pompadour
For a fresh take on the recent trend, high faded and high pompadour cuts are completely hitting the charts this season.
All thanks to the clean-shaven sides and a mini/medium pompadour created in the center will undoubtedly give some serious hair goals to the boys.
High and Tight Comb Over
If you’re looking for a high and tight that appears dapper and office-appropriate, a comb-over version makes an excellent choice.
To create the look, just ensure you have enough length on top. Then, make a deep side part and use some product to hold your look in place.
High and Tight Messy Hair
The high and tight is a military hairstyle. Since it’s popular for its sharp and clean look, it might even give a conservative or harsh look.
To overcome this, you can simply go for a messy high and tight and look dashing in it. Leave your top hair disheveled and you will instantly add a more relaxed and laidback aesthetic to your overall appearance.
Classic High and Tight Haircut
The classic high and tight is best for short hair, needs less maintenance yet is a striking hairstyle. This style has skin shaved sides along with a bit longer hair at the top, keeping the shaved look at the back too.
As an undercut hairstyle, the look is contrasting and bold and will surely create some serious hair goals. Since the style is for short strands, it looks subtle and smart. Military men are quite fond of wearing this classic cut. The cut also features a similar “jar-like” cut.
High and Tight Classic Fade
This is something of a mixed kind of a look. With conventional high and tight cut alternatively mixed with a fade cut from the sides gives an all-new look.
This is a minimal yet different look. Tapered at the back with little spikes gives a strong and sturdy look. This style is unique and funky but is not meant for a corporate look. However, if you are going out on a casual lunch/dinner, you can carry out this look very casually.
High and Tight Blond Curls
Curls are something that is entirely in vogue for both men and women. So when combined with bold curls, this high and tight cut will give a new and fresh look.
All thanks to the added texture of blond color that gives a new look. However, there is a unique and interesting mixture of these thick curls, the blond color, and the shaved sides.
High and Tight Quaff
Similar to the pompadour, a quiff can also work with a little longer length. However, you may need to practice your styling techniques to get the look to stay put.
Blow-dry your hair thoroughly before you start styling your hair with a comb. Pomade will surely help you in holding this style with short strands.
High and Tight Long Spikes
You really need to get your hands on this style while styling your hair. This is almost a replica of the very famous hairstyle sported by our military men.
With more than 1 inch spikes and the rest of the head clean-shaven. Apply hair serum or gel for better effect. This will give a neat and a tidy look too. If you have a masculine body, this style will suit you the best.
Simple Long High and Tight Haircut
For a more modern take on the high and tight cut, a long one will be precise. For this super stylish cut, you need to grow your hair a little longer than initially, they are.
Ask your barber to leave your hair a bit longer. Trim the edges of your head. Apply hair gel to set them in one direction. This is again a dapper look that is appropriate for the office too.
Messy High and Tight Hair
A messy look for the girls and one definitely for the boys too. Keep your standards high by creating this all-new messy style.
For this, you need to grow your hair a little bit. Sides should be shaved away so that the center length is given a messy and shabby look.
This is not the classic pompadour cut; instead, this is a different version of the basic pompadour style.
A pompadour cut is completely hitting the charts this season. All thanks to the clean-shaven sides and a mini/medium pompadour created in the center will undoubtedly give some serious hair goals for the boys.
High Rise Blonde Pomp
A variation to the basic pompadour cut gives you a new and fresh look this season. Be it the Hollywood stars or the cricketers; the boys are following them all.
This is a variation to the standard pompadour cut. Keeping your hair long in the global area and fading out at the back and the edges are what this style looks like. The textured hair (blonde color) is giving a fresh look.
High and Tight Side Spikes
Another variation in fading cut and those evergreen spikes is what you get as high and tight side spikes and fade cut. Not to forget that even the boys have started experimenting with various styles. Apply hair gel for a better look.
High and Tight for Thin Hair
Men with thin hair can also go for a trendy high and tight hairstyle and rock the party. Just because of its short length, this haircut doesn’t need thick hair to give a better look, thus work fine for thin hair too.
Even those who are experiencing hair fall or have less hair on their mane can rock this style without any difficulty.
Forward Swept High and Tight
When opting for a high and tight hairstyle, you need to decide how you want to wear the hair on top of your head. For a simple and easy option, you can create a forward-swept look.
Simply comb your damp hair forward after the shower. Then, either allow air drying or, if your hair is unruly, blow-dry forward and secure with some hair serum/gel.
Side Swept Curly Hair
This is a combination of two-toned styles. You need a long hair length for this. Creating side waves by damping (applying hair gel to set) your hair and then curling them up with large barrel curlers to create a new and fresh look.
Classic High and Tight Pomp
This variation in hairstyle is liked by all and also looks good on boys of all ages. This classic pompadour cut is nothing but a little variation for those who have a little longer hair.
Style your hair by applying hair gel to set them in one direction. You can also use large barrel curlers to style the front bangs. A little trimmed on either side looks pretty good.
High and Tight Straight Hair
One of the best things about the high and tight cut is that it looks good on everybody and works great on all hair types and hair lengths too. However, this cut appears to be a bit polished with trimmed or shaved sides.
A straight high and tight cut is nothing but a variation to a standard straight cut for men. This can be sported on all occasions. And if your locks are free from curls and frizz, go ahead and rock this style.
Deep Parted High and Tight Cut
Nothing much to do in this cut you can simply give a side parting to this style. This is a twist and a variation of classic high and tight cut.
Slightly trimmed sides look good and compliment this style. Apply hair serum or hair gel to give a neat and tidy look.
Barrel Curled with Side Fade
A high and tight cut may be preferred minimally by masses but is popular amongst the youngsters. It is not usual and neither it is boring when you opt for a two-toned style at once.
This one is a variation to side fades, and the use of barrel curlers has added to the style. Use large barrel curlers to give that rolled effect only in the front hair. Rest should be trimmed in an ascending way.
As such it comes with no surprise that this style is popular amongst men of the middle ages.
The young boys are more often seen sporting this cool and chic haircut. This cut is also an illusion and works great for all those who have thinning hair.