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Mens Messy Hairstyles – 15 Fashionable & Trendy Ideas

Men’s hairstyles are quite fashionable and trendy these days. The reason is that men also like to stay updated with fashion. Moreover, there are so many different kinds of styles one could adopt. Gone are the days when men would only carry their hair in the same old traditional way.

These days, it is common to see men carrying a variety of hairstyles. Men’s Messy Hairstyles are something which has been in trend for quite a long time. Messy hairstyles not only make one look trendy but also it is easy to carry.


Men’s Messy Hairstyles 

A messy hairstyle can be styled with almost any kind of hair. It also suits any type of face shape and hair texture. It can be styled in different ways to complement a casual outfit or a formal one. Having messy-styled hair can be gelled to take on whatever style one prefers.

A messy hairstyle looks quite sophisticated but is actually effortless for styling purposes. This kind of hairstyle looks casual, but these days, many people are going for this sort of hairstyle. Given below are a number of messy hairstyles for men to choose from.

Highlighted Messy Quiff  

The highlighted quiff messy men’s hairstyles look best in men having a little bit longer locks. This style looks casual but is carefully gelled and styled to achieve the entire look. The longer hair strands, especially at the top of the head, are styled.

With gel, the hair strands have been made to look perfectly messy. The face and forehead are kept neat so that the look is only achieved on the head. The hair around and over the ears is kept cropped short.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Layered Bangs 

Layered bangs are not just a thing for women anymore. Men can also flaunt this style with ease. The long hair is cut in layers style at the top of the head. The hair at the back is kept short. On the other hand, the head is shaved clean over the ears.

The front locks of hair have been carefully gelled. The layered locks have been made to fall casually over the forehead. This look is best for wearing any semi-formal outfit for a night out.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Short to Medium Length Messy Hairstyle

For men who have medium to shorter lengths of hair, this easy and messy hairstyle is perfect. This is also best suited for all those having a thin texture of hair. The hair length is kept medium length all over the head. A messy look has been achieved in the entire hairstyle.

The hair strands in the front have been gelled and made messy and kept away from the forehead. For any formal or social event, this look can be carried with a formal suit.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Messy Spiky Hairstyle 

The spiky look is cool. But the messy spikes make them look different and edgy. The hair length is short to medium short. Men having straight hair can go for this look.

Hair, especially at the top and sides of the head is made spiky. The spikes have then been made messy. Hair at the front of the forehead has been spiked at different angles so that the look is edgy yet classic.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Top Messy Hairstyles For Men

The top messy hairstyle is perfect for those men who have a longer length of hair. Men with thick hair can go for this look. The hair at small sections above the ear is kept short. The rest of the hair is kept long.

The long strands of hair are carefully messed up at the top of the head. The messy hair is also arranged on the forehead. This style gives volume to the entire hairstyle.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Long Messy Quiff with Undercuts

Men having longer strands of hair can go for this look. The hair length is very long which makes the styling perfect. Undercuts have been made above the ear so that the long locks can be arranged properly. The long hair is also straight and sleek. The hair is messed up by doing a careful gelled way.

The strands are made perfectly messy with hair sticking out at odd angles. This style needs careful gelling otherwise the look might be ruined.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Spiky Short Haircut 

The spiky short messy haircut might be messy but is done very carefully. For a super cool look with any casual outfit, this style can be achieved. The head is shaved clean above the ears. The longer strands of hair are kept at the top of the head.

The middle portion of the head is done up in careful spikes. The spiky look has been done so that the strands point upwards. The remaining section has been gelled and spiked slightly at a different angle. This gives the style a certain messy look.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Robert Pattinson Messy Hairstyle

A messy hairstyle can be done in a lot of ways. For men having the fine texture of hair, this look can be achieved. A small section above the ears at both sides has been kept cleanly shaven.

The rest of the hair strands are long and hence it is easier to do the messy style. The hair is tousled and messed up carelessly so that they fall over the head.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


David Beckham with Messy Short Hair

Men with medium-long hair and thin hair can carry this hairstyle with ease. The long hair is maintained all over the head. The front strands have been gelled and styled to stay away from the face backward.

The rest of the hair is kept as it is. The entire messy look has been achieved in the entire hairstyle. This look is perfect for a daytime event with any semi-formal or casual outfit.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Short Straight Messy Hairstyle 

The messy hairstyle can also be made to look neat in a way. In this case, the hair is cropped short and is kept equal on all the sides of the head. The short hair can be easily styled to look messy.

The hair especially at the top and in the front is made messy. This look can be carried with any casual outfit. The hairstyle looks perfect for men having straight hair.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Medium Messy Hairstyle

The medium messy hairstyles for men are for reasons if one wants to carry their hair stylish and simple. The hair length is almost equal all over the hair. Hair at the front is kept a little bit longer than at the sides. The hair is carefully messed up over the forehead.

The entire look is kept messy slightly. This look is perfect to be carried with any casual outfit. The longer strands falling over the head have been beautifully styled to complete the look.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Messy Medium Haircut

A messy medium haircut is something that can change one’s looks within moments. The hair length is medium short on both sides of the head. The longer locks in the front are swept a bit towards the back. The hair at the sides is kept perfectly messy.

On the other hand, the longer hair strands are kept neat towards the forehead but have been messed up at the top. Men having sharper face features can easily and perfectly carry this look.

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Thick Messy Hair

If one has a thick texture of hair, it is easy to make the messy style. the long strands of hair at the front and top have been made perfectly messy with a careful gelled look.

The hair length is a little bit longer on both sides of the head. The style is kept normal all over the head. The rest of the hair at the top of the head is messed up heavily. A slightly bearded look can be perfectly complemented with this hairstyle.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


Short Messy Fringe 

The short messy fringe style is for men who carry their hair short and do not want to have too much messy hair. This look is perfect for a casual outfit or any social event as well.

The hair length is short on all the sides of the head. Instead of the entire head, the messy look is styled in the front of the head. The short fringe cut makes the messy look more prominent in such a style.

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Men’s Blonde Messy Hairstyle

The blonde hair can complement the messy look and enhance the appearance. The blonde hair is kept medium long especially towards the front and the top of the head. The hair is carefully done to give a slightly swept look backward.

The rest of the hair is made messy. This look is cool enough to be worn with any formal or semi-formal outfit. Men having a well-defined face cut can easily carry this look. A clean shaved face would look perfect with this hairstyle.

Mens Messy Hairstyles


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Samantha Thomas

Samantha Thomas is a beauty writer and certified hair colorist based in Ukraine. She has a passion for experimenting with new hair color trends and techniques. Samantha is a contributing writer for various beauty magazines and websites, where she shares her expertise and knowledge on hair coloring. She enjoys making hair coloring accessible to everyone by sharing tips and tricks through her writing. With an eye for detail and ability to create personalized hair color looks, Samantha is dedicated to the beauty industry and driven by her passion for hair coloring.