For young boys, hairstyles are usually not an issue until they turn 13 and are more socially aware of trends and what to fit in more.
This makes the job of parents much easier as we can keep their hairstyles sweet and simple.
Boys' hairstyles will usually range in three styles with some different variations.
These are the crew cut or spike, the comb down, and the side sweep. Each boy’s hairstyle has its own looks depending on hair length and how the hair is styled.
The call of fashion demands everyone to don a stylish haircut, since no one likes the idea of being taunted as fashionably challenged.
However, the saying ‘Boys will be Boys’ should be kept in mind while deciding on a suitable hairstyle for them.
The fact that these active lots spend more time in the playground rather than the mirror should not be disregarded. As far as possible, boys should bear short hair styles that are easy to maintain and style.
Most boys would agree that the best part of this short haircut is that it requires little to no combing. As the buzz cut is very easy to do, many parents opt to purchase clippers and cut their child’s hair at home.
For the parents who do not wish to cut their boys hair quite that short, there is also the option of the ‘classic boy’s hairstyle.’
Popular Hairstyles for Boys
Boys will be boys! Well, impish boys who have no time for maintenance can go in for shag hairstyles. Shag hairstyles are fun and interesting and suit young teenage boys perfectly. Whether long or short, these hairstyles look fantastic when styled well. Short shags require the hair to be cut in many layers. Straight hair would be more suitable for shag hairstyles.
Teenage boys who love the outdoors and prefer the outdoorsy look can opt for crew cuts. Crew cuts are styled really close to the scalp. It is also one of the hairstyles that does not require care or attention. The spiky, poker look can be styled a little differently with the help of some styling gel.
A layered hairstyle works even for the boys! Well, long or short, layers can be jazzed up in different ways. Add a bit of a short fringe and turn them upwards with a styling gel for a new look. Or comb the fringe downwards if you require a neat and tidy look.
Teenage boys who are willing to opt for something really funky can go in for braid hairstyles. This look would require one to have natural curly hair. Of course, you would surely need an expert hairstylist for the professional touch.
Long Hairstyle for Boys
All young boys will enjoy having a hairstyle that appears as fuss free and fun as they are. Not many hairstyles are as low maintenance and easy to care for as this one. The long layers throughout provide the hairstyle with body and movement while still keeping the locks trim and neat.
This style is cut so that is practically styles itself. What a perfect cut for the busy boy who does not have time to bother with maintaining a hairstyle.
All you and your child will need to keep this fuss free hairstyle in top shape is a comb. Simply wash your boy’s locks, brush as desired and he is ready to head out for another day of adventure.