Men’s Haircut

In Reading and Tilehurst

Trendy Short and Long Hair Styles for Men

At our salon, we understand that the perfect hairstyle varies for each individual, taking into account factors like face shape, hair texture, and personal style preferences.

We encourage everyone to consult with our skilled hairstylists who specialize in providing personalized recommendations based on your unique characteristics. Our goal is to create a welcoming space where everyone can feel comfortable and confident, ensuring that you leave with a hairstyle that not only suits your features but also resonates with your personal style. Visit us for an inclusive and expert approach to discovering the ideal hairstyle for you.

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Undercut:

  • A style where the sides and back are shaved or closely trimmed and the hair on top is left longer.
  • The undercut works well for individuals with oval, square, or heart-shaped faces. It can help balance facial features and highlight certain facial structures.
  • Individuals who appreciate a bold and edgy look often find the undercut appealing. It provides a modern and stylish appearance, making it suitable for those with a more fashion-forward or contemporary aesthetic.
  • requires regular maintenance to keep the sides and back short. The undercut can be an excellent choice if someone is comfortable with frequent visits to the salon or barber for upkeep. Check our memberships
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Quiff:

  • Hair is combed upward and back, creating volume and height at the front.
  • The quiff typically involves shorter hair on the sides and back of the head, often achieved with a fade or taper. The top is left longer, allowing for styling flexibility.
  • The defining characteristic of the quiff is the longer hair on top, particularly at the front. This section is usually combed upward and back, creating volume and height. The length can vary based on personal preference, ranging from a subtle lift to a more dramatic, voluminous quiff.
  • While the quiff is relatively low-maintenance compared to some other hairstyles, it may require regular trims to maintain the desired shape and length. The styling product used will also impact the longevity of the quiff throughout the day.
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Pompadour:

  • Similar to the quiff, but with more volume on top, often styled with a sleek, high-shine finish.
  • The distinctive feature of the pompadour is the voluminous hair on top, particularly at the front. This section is styled to stand tall and is often combed back, away from the forehead. The height can vary, ranging from a subtle lift to a more pronounced, dramatic look.
  • Achieving the pompadour involves using a styling product like pomade, wax, or gel to hold the hair in place and create the desired shape. The hair at the front is combed upward and back, while the sides can be neatly tapered or faded.
  • The pompadour has had a significant impact on popular culture and has been worn by notable figures, including Elvis Presley. Its timeless appeal and association with rockabilly and rock ‘n’ roll culture contribute to its enduring popularity.
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Messy Textured Hair:

  • A relaxed and tousled look with textured layers for a more casual appearance.
  • The key to messy textured hair lies in creating a sense of texture and layers. This is often achieved through strategic cutting techniques that add movement and dimension to the hair.
  • Styling messy textured hair typically involves the use of products like texturizing spray, pomade, or wax. These products help enhance the natural texture of the hair and create a tousled, lived-in look. Instead of precision styling, the focus is on creating a casual and effortless appearance.
  • The appeal of messy textured hair lies in its casual and relaxed vibe. This hairstyle is ideal for those who prefer a low-maintenance look that exudes an easygoing and carefree attitude.
  • This hairstyle aligns well with modern fashion trends that emphasize a more natural and effortless aesthetic. It is often seen as a contemporary and fashion-forward choice, suitable for various occasions.
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Fades and grades Cut:

  • A fade cut, commonly known as a fade, is a popular men’s hairstyle characterized by a gradual transition from short to longer hair. This transition creates a seamless blend between different lengths, typically starting with very short or shaved hair at the sides and back and gradually increasing in length as it moves towards the top.
  • There are various types of fades, including the high fade, mid fade, and low fade, each referring to the point on the head where the shorter hair transitions to longer hair. High fades have a more noticeable transition near the temples, mid fades are in the middle of the head, and low fades start lower, near the neckline.
  • Fades are highly versatile and can be combined with various hairstyles, including undercuts, pompadours, quiffs, and more. This versatility allows individuals to customize their look based on personal style preferences.
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Men’s Long Haircut and Waves:

  • Long haircuts with waves are a versatile and stylish option that combines the elegance of longer hair with the textured and wavy aesthetic.
  • Waves can be achieved through various techniques, including braiding damp hair and letting it dry for a beachy wave effect, using a curling iron or wand for more defined waves, or even letting natural waves and curls flourish with the help of styling products.
  • Long hair with waves often exudes a casual and bohemian vibe. It’s a hairstyle that can appear effortless and carefree, making it suitable for a variety of occasions, from everyday wear to more relaxed social events.
  • While long hair with waves is generally lower maintenance than some shorter hairstyles, it still requires care to keep the waves looking healthy and defined. Regular trims can help prevent split ends, and the use of appropriate hair products can enhance the natural wave pattern.
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