1980s Hairstyles for Men

The men’s hairstyles in the 1980s era were inspired and affected by the trendy pop music at that time. The men’s hair in the 1980s became much bigger than any big size introduced before. The 1980s hairstyles for men were very rocky, punk and diverse hairstyles. There were many men hairstyles that produced in the 80s era. One of the new trendy hairstyles were the Business men hairstyles. Those hairstyles were worn by the politician and the business white men in the 1980s. Those hairstyles were on the following form, the sides were neat and combed back using a plenty of gel or cream with some volume on the top. Since this hairstyle were worn by white men, black men like; Mayor Harold Washington, had made their own version of that hairstyle too. They grew their hair out naturally and made it slightly longer on the top as well. Another 80s hairstyles for men were the Mullet hairstyles. Those hairstyles were on that look; business in the front and party at the back. To get that hairstyle, men cut their hair shortly on the top and sides and let longer in the back.

Some business men even wore a mullet in the 80s, using a side part and shorter lengths on the top and sides, then pulling the longer hair back into a ponytail, or thinning it out across the back of the neck. Next came the High Top Fade hairstyles. Those hairstyles were worn by the black hip-hop artists in the 1980s. in such a hairstyle, the men’s hair were shaved close on the sides and back, but left long and sculpted on the top. Some men wore the flattop hairstyles instead. The same done in the case of the business men hairstyles by the black men, done in that hairstyles but in opposite way. The white men, this time, were the ones who made changes on the style to make them suitable while some other white men left it on its same look and make some relaxations for their hair. There are also the Jheri Curl hairstyles which were worn also by the African-American men in the 80s era. Those hairstyles had the glossy, loosely curled style and had the wet look too. Those hairstyles were worn by famous stars like; Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie. There were also the Hair-Band hairstyles which were frizzy, large and lengthy hairstyles. They were very popular among the men with the curly hair, as all they had to do was to use the gel to comb the curls together and use the dryer to get the large look. Lastly came the Spiky hairstyles which were one of the new 1980s hairstyles for men. They had the punk and modern look.

The most-seen spiky men’s hairstyles were the Mohawks which were introduced for the first time. Those Mohawks hairstyles were on the following form; the men’s head was shaved on the sides, but kept the long, spiked strip of hair down the center. Those spiky strips can be dyed or left on its natural hair color. They were also curled, straight, tall or short. A plenty of gel must be used to make that spiky look. Many 80s celebrity had worn those hairstyles and that made those hairstyles unforgettable and remarkable. Those hairstyles are still being worn either by the celebrity or regular men until that day. Some of those hairstyles have been updated while there are others which still as the same they were created. So, you can pick any preferable hairstyle of the 80s hairstyles which you like and wear it and will look in a very trendy, cool, stylish and elegant way. None can know whether it’s old trend or new one, all will be taken by your stylish look.