Guide to Hockey Hair

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Styling Tips and Tricks

Tips From The Professionals!

We here at Hair Mechanix want you to be in on the loop on the coolest and newest hairstyles and products that help you get them. We found a few of the hottest styles out there right now and how you can get them.

Styling Tips for The “Classic” Slicked Back Look

Slicked hair styling tips

You can get this slicked back style too ya know.

For this Hairstyle we recommend using Redken’s Maneuver Wax. This product gives you a pliable hold with a natural finish but still leaves you with a moldable texture.

You would take a small amount of product (about the size of a nickel) and evenly spread in your hands.

Work the product into your hair with your hands. Focusing on the strands on the outside and sides of your head for the best results. For the finishing look take a comb and either focus on your part, or slick it straight back for a more classic “Mad Men” look

TIP: For stubborn hair that wont get the body you need it to, try using a round brush and hair dryer to give you more volume. Simply blow dry your hair in the opposite direction it grows then apply product.

Styling Tips for Tousled “Fresh off the Beach” Look – 

Man with Beard

You can get this tousled fresh off the beach look

When your hair is wet, take and use a blow dryer and a round brush to dry and volumes your hair. When your hair is dry, take a small amount of Redken Firm Grasp Texturizing Hair Clay and run it through your hair to finish this “Fresh off the Beach” look.

Tip: When getting product from a container try inserting your finger and flicking out to remove the product as opposed to digging in. This will keep the prod it out of your fingernails.

Clean Up Your Beard Or Mustache 

If you want your beard to have a clean put together look or style you can always use a little bit of Redken Work Hard Molding Hair Paste.  You can use this product to create a clean strong hold for your beard’s style.

Some times all you really need though is a good cut, which we can do! Call your local Hair Mechanix today and book your appointment or visit one of our great locations!

Hottest Black Men Hairstyles or Haircuts

As a black man finding a hairstyle that fits your hair type can be a challenge. How thick or how coarse your hair is can play a large role in what type of hairstyle will work for you. Although most black men hairstyles work well on any hair type, there are some cuts that work best on certain types.

Hairstyles for black men with thicker coarse hair:

  • Faded Twists
  • Tapered Fro
  • Parted Box Fade

Hairstyles for black men with curly hair:

  • Low Tapered Fro Out
  • Faded Mohawk
  • Faux Hawk

Hairstyles for black me with medium to thick hair

  • Side parted Low Taper

Hairstyles for black men with any hair type

  • Long Tight Taper
  • The Buzz
  • The Small Fro
  • Clean and Short
  • The Grown Out Buzz
  • Twists
  • Natural Curls
  • Waves
  • Polished Fade
  • Fro Hawk
  • Clean Shaved
  • Long Curls

Regardless of the type of hairstyle you choose, one of the most important aspects of your cut is your hairline. Our professional stylists will ensure that you not only love your style, but that your hairline is crispy! Whether you want to incorporate designs into your fade, or just want a clean hairline to transpire into your beard, we have you covered so your hairline doesn’t have to be!

Contact us today to speak to our professional stylists today about which hairstyle is best for you!