Men's hair tutorial: a choppy look for a beard

/ 11.21.2014
Beards + messy hair = made for each other
Beards + messy hair = made for each other

Thanks of the rapidly falling temperatures and resulting desperation for warmth, growing a beard suddenly seems like the best idea anyone ever had. While Movember is 3/4 done, we recommend keeping that facial topiary when the penultimate month comes to an end. Aside from the insulation factor, a beard and 'tache look great with messy hair.

How to style it

This kind of hairstyle couldn't be easier to achieve and it can be done with any cut that has a couple of inches of length on top. Short sides aren't essential, but they will bring a slightly sharper contrast to the look than something that's one-length all over.

Step 1
Starting with hair that's only slightly damp, warm some Advanced Hairstyle TXT IT Deconstructing Gum in your hands, then work it evenly throughout. Add more gum as needed, but start small to avoid overloading your hair.

Step 2
If your hair is prone to falling flat, you can add volume by lifting the hair with a comb and blow-drying it at this point.

Step 3
Tousle and muss the hair on top to add texture and to make any existing unruliness appear deliberate.

Step 4
With a little more gum on your hands, flatten the sides and back, then shape the top to finish. That's it!

Read more: To improve your styling skills and update your hairstyle repertoire, check out these video tutorials.

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