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The Best Classic Hairstyles for Men

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  1. An elegant hairstyle for curly hair

How to ask your barber for elegant curly hair

Ask for the top to be around 6 to 8cm, and the sides and back around 4cm. Also, make sure you ask to keep the hairline around the ears and neck longer over the ears, nothing too neat. Remember, a bit wild can also be elegant.

How to style curly hair for an elegant finish

Add a small amount of Flexible Shine from PMB to damp hair for maximum sleekness. If you use a hairdryer, make sure you don’t blow directly to the hair and keep the heat at a low setting.

The easiest and most versatile way to manage unruly hair is with a short back and sides haircut that leaves more length on top. This lets your curls do the talking and gives you the option of sweeping them to the side or the back with an optional pompadour or letting them hang forward, embracing the tousled look with a fringe.

What products to use for curly hair:

 Flexible Shine hair product by PMB provides messy textured looks that can be reworked throughout the day. This hair putty also works on locks of all lengths. To use, rub a small amount between the fingers through damp or dry hair for a great definition and shiny finish.

  • Best elegant hairstyle for straight hair

Straight hair can be worn in a whole variety of ways and always look awesome. Whatever you want to achieve, a polished look with a slick back always works!

How to ask your barber for elegant hairstyle for straight hair

Classic scissor cut look with roughly 4 to 5 inches on top, which is then layered into the back and sides. The back and sides should come off the ears and into the nape.

 How to style straight hair with an elegant finish

Use shampoo and conditioner in your hair then spray it with Pall Mall Barbers Salt Spray, this will add body and texture. Using a vent brush, blow-dry the hair up and back from the face before styling the hair. Once the hair is dry, use pompadour Paste which manipulates and separates the hair into the desired style. It gives medium to firm hold, plenty of natural shine and texture to the hair. Apply with your hands and use your fingers to style your hair back. 

 What products to use for straight hair:

To keep your hair styled the whole day, use pompadour paste. To use, rub a small amount of the styling product between the fingers and work from root to tip for natural texture.

  • Best elegant hairstyle for long hair

Once considered popular only among rock gods, surfers and skateboarders, the community of long-haired men continues to rapidly gain members thanks to fashionable appeal. From shoulder-scraping styles to manes that reach the lower back, long hair is stylish and adaptable.

However, thanks to trailblazers like David Beckham and Jared Leto, shoulder-skimming cuts can be smart enough to work even if your job involves daily suit-wearing – it’s all about getting the right products in your grooming cabinet.

What to ask your barber for an Elegant Hairstyle for Long Hair…

Discuss your ideal look and how your hair naturally reacts. To keep long hair looking smart, you should be getting it trimmed approximately every 4 to 6 weeks to avoid split ends. In between cuts use split-end repairing products. Try a slicked-back look for a suave yet stylishly undone appearance.

How to style long hair with an elegant finish

This look is wearable for almost any face shape but is best suited to those with some natural movement and a layered cut. To replicate, apply a styling mousse to clean damp hair, scrunch liberally and either leave to air dry or dry with a diffuser directing the front section of hair backwards. Then once hair is almost completely dry, take the front section and lightly back-comb before setting with a flexible hairspray or PMB Sea Salt Spray.

What products to use for straight hair:

Try Argan shampoo & conditioner because it is designed specifically to improve luster, whilst leaving hair smooth and moisturized. Leave your head enriched with luxurious and powerful Argan oil for vitality and shine.


How To Ask For The Pompadour Fade

What is a modern pompadour haircut? 

The pompadour was originally intended for women but was adapted and popularized for men by the one and only, Elvis Presley. Today, the modern pompadour no longer resembles just the retro greaser style. Since Elvis, the pompadour haircut has gone mainstream, becoming one of the most iconic hairstyles for men. The look combines aspects of the classic pompadour and the undercut to create an alternative, sleek style that’s become a barbershop speciality. Just like Elvis some decades before, David Beckham rocked the haircut and pumped up its popularity, making it a must-have around the world.

How to ask the barber for a modern pompadour haircut?

Show your barber clear pictures of some variations of the modern pompadour hairstyle that you like. This will help them assess what can be done with your hair and how to best achieve your desired look.

How to Comb a Modern Pompadour?

Styling a modern pompadour is one thing but learning to comb it correctly is essential. It all starts with picking up the right type of comb. If you have thin hair, use a fine-tooth comb for maximum control. However, if you have thicker hair, use a wide or medium-tooth comb.

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Best Hair Products for a Modern Pompadour 

Good pomade can provide the right amount of hold, shine, and flexibility. Pompadour Paste from PMB, it gives medium to firm hold to your hair as well as plenty of natural shine and texture. To use, rub a small amount of the styling product between your fingers and work from root to tip for a natural texture. For a matte hold with added texture opt for pliable clay.


Barbers’ Recommendations for the Modern Pompadour

Two of our barbers’ favourite sidekicks for creating this style are Pompadour paste and pliable clay. They work well for a matte hold with added texture. This is great for anyone with medium to longer-length hair. Ask your barber about it next time you’re in the store.

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