The Best Short Hairstyles For Men That You Need To Try


For guys that have short hair you might feel like your style options are limited. While often preferred for its practicality and low maintenance, short hair is one of the most stylish and smart types of hairstyles that you can choose. 

Short hairstyles are more in style than ever before as it seems like the end of the longer messier hair. With so many choices available out there it can be difficult to select the best hairstyle that works for you. At Jaxson Maximus we are here to help. Our team of salon industry professionals has put together this fantastic guide on the best short hairstyles for men that you absolutely need to try for yourself.   

The Top Best Hairstyles For Men With Short Hair

The Classic Comb Back

No matter your hair texture or length, the comb back is an absolute classic that looks good on anyone. Just by running a comb through the top of your hair, you create a polished and professional look that is perfect for a day at the office or a night on the town. 

To get the comb back look, create a side part in your hair and comb it over to your preference. Add a small amount of Jaxson Maximus Gel to keep your hair in place all day long. Don’t overdue it with products or you run the risk of giving off a “hard crusty” texture. 

The Classic Comb Back mens short hairstyles
The Crewcut

Both practical and stylish, the crewcut is perfect for all ages and all face types. The crewcut features a sharp contrast with shorter sides and longer hair on the top. 

The great thing about the crewcut hairstyle is that it requires very little maintenance, towel dry, and you are good to go. To keep your hair looking healthy and luscious, we recommend washing your hair with our Jaxson Maximus Shampoo and Conditioner.

The Crewcut mens short hairstyles
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Waves With Shorter Sides

Opting in for shorter sides while playing out your hairs natural texture gives you that clean yet relaxed vibe. This hairstyle will only work on guys who have naturally curly for wavy hair. If you have thin or very fine hair you want to avoid this look. 

To style, add in a spray or two of our Jaxson Maximus Texture Spray to help your hair play out it’s natural texture and give your hair a slight amount of volume.

Waves With Shorter Sides mens short hairstyles
Side Part

This hairstyle has always been a classic for generations. If you want to add that classic sophistication look to your hair, getting a short side part is a great option. This hairstyle is very flexible as it can be pulled off with many different lengths of hair if you ever want to grow your hair out. 

This is a great option for guys that want to have a neat classic appearance but do not want to get their hair cut every week. 

Side Part mens short hairstyles
The Top Fade

The top fade is a very modern but classic look. It looks a lot like a buzz cut on the sides but has a little more hair on top to add some volume to your style. It is similar to the Angular Fringe but just slightly shorter in length. 

This hairstyle is great for guys that do not mind spending a few minutes in the morning styling their hair. The top fade can be slicked up or spiked down just depending on the look you are going for. This hairstyle is professional yet versatile enough that you can really make it all your own. 

For styling, we would recommend our Jaxson Maximus Styling Wax to keep your hair in place all day long.

The Top Fade mens short hairstyles
Pompadour With A Taper Fade

This modern interpretation of the classic pompadour is perfect for guys that are looking for a classic and professional look.  This pompadour hairstyle features a larger amount of volume on top of the hair with shorter tapered side for that clean look.

This hairstyle does require a bit more maintenance than the other looks. We would only recommend this hairstyle to guys that are willing to take the time to style their hair every morning and come in for a regular haircut about every two weeks. 

To style, use our Jaxson Maximus Pompadour Pomade to give your hair that much needed volume with an all day hold. Finish off your look with our Hairspray For Men. 

Pompadour With A Taper Fade mens short hairstyles
French Crop

The French Crop is a classic for a reason. This is a great hairstyle for men that have very straight fine hair or hair that is beginning to thin out. Keep the edges short with the top a little longer for a bit of volume on top. 

French Crop mens short hairstyles
Low Fade

A low fade haircut looks great with all hair textures. A low fade features a longer length on top that gradually gets shorter revealing the skin around the nape of the neck and ears. This can be rocked with shorter or longer hair on top just depending on the style you are trying to achieve. 

Low Fade mens short hairstyles
Lower Pompadour

Just because you have shorter hair does not mean you should be scared to try out the pompadour. One of the most classic hairstyles out there, the pompadour, is great for creating the illusion of volume and fullness. even if your hair does tend to fall on the thinner side. 

To style on shorter hair, apply a liberal amount of our Jaxson Maximus Firm Hold Mousse starting at the roots to the ends of your hair. For a dramatic effect, use a small round brush and blow dryer to create lift and movement in your hair.

Finish off your look with our  Finishing Hair Spray to keep your hair in place all day long. Don’t go overboard on the amount of product you put in your hair. A small amount goes a long way.

Lower Pompadour mens short hairstyles
Soft And Spiky

Soft spikes are perfect for creating the look of volume and fullness. The soft spike hairstyle is great for those that have super flat hair or are thinning out in various areas on the scalp. This is a great hairstyle if you want to add a bit more youthfulness to your look. 

Soft And Spiky mens short hairstyles


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Side Part With A Fade

Combining a classic side part with a fade gives your hair that timeless yet modern touch. This hairstyle combines elements that are both elegant and masculine giving your hair a polished yet professional look to it. 

Side Part With A Fade Pompadour mens short hairstyles
Textured Fringe

The textured fringed is a great hairstyle for men that have thick rather than super fine hair. If your hairline is receding, we recommend staying away from this look.

The textured fringe haircut is a great hairstyle for men with double crowns or cowlicks as your hair will lie the way it wants to without a whole lot of fuss. 

To get this look keep your hair long in front with pieces sweeping across. For styling, add a small amount of our Jaxson Maximus Styling Wax to your hands and run it through your hair down to your ends. This will give you that polished yet casual “I rolled of bed like this” look.

We recommend styling your hair when it is dry, as it will enhance the texture of your hair.

Textured Fringe mens short hairstyles
Tapper Fade Pompadour

If your facial features lean towards the broader spectrum this is the perfect hairstyle for you. Having a tampered fade with a pompadour will help give you both a classically stylish looking while giving your facial shape the perfect balance. 

Tapper Fade Pompadour mens short hairstyles
Textured Crop

The textured crop is a classic for a reason. This hairstyle looks great on men of all ages with all types of hair textures. To style, try spraying in some of our Jaxson Maximus Texture Spray to help your hair play out it’s natural texture and give your hair a slight amount of volume.

Textured Crop mens short hairstyles
Scissor Cut

It is classic for a reason. This easy to maintain hairstyle is a great option for men of all ages and looks especially well with men who’s hair tend to fall on the thinner side. It is classic yet refined and gives your hair a ton of versatility.

Scissor Cut mens short hairstyles

In recent years, the undercut has quickly become one of the most requested hairstyles for men. Mid to long length on top with shaved sides across the head and back, the undercut is great if you want to have some versatility to your hair. Style it up into a quiff or pompadour for work or for a night, or slick it back for the office.

Undercut mens short hairstyles
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