Through music and television, with the rise of K-pop and K-dramas, Korean men’s haircuts have found space on inspiration boards on this side of the world.
It is a society obsessed with beauty -also masculine-, it is not surprising that men have perfectly groomed long hair that harmonizes with their vision of fashion: a combination between athleisureminimalism and unconventional tailoring.
Korean men’s haircuts focus on volume and texture. They tend to be longer at the top and shorter at the bottom, allowing them to be styled with controlled movement. You want to know more? Keep reading.
What is the name of the Korean haircut?
The two-block haircut has won over Koreans and anyone who is inspired by their culture. It’s about a undercut with a modern update: the hair on the sides and around the nape of the neck stays short, while on the crown it is longer. The difference between the two ranges from 5 to 7 cm or more. The key element to accessorizing a two block cut is to shape the hair on top.
Korean cuts for men that set the trend
Korean men’s cut BTS
The lead vocalist of BTS, soon to be making his solo debut, is one of the most prominent figures in male fashion and beauty. The two-block haircut has been Jimin’s most characteristic. In the image she wears a curtain fringe, but she has also worn it in the shape of a C.
Another popular cut by the singer has been the undercut with volume in the bangs, either combed back or to the side.
This style has been popularized by idols of Korean pop, although if you’re a fan of anime, you might recognize it from Levi Ackerman, a character from Attack the titans.
The two-block haircut stands out for its definition on the lower part of the head and the sides, while the top part is kept voluminous, creating an effect of depth. The shortest area can be shaved or just cut out.
The contrast is not only flattering, but it will give you a youthful appearance. The appeal of this cut it is also its versatility, since it can be styled in many ways and adapt to all textures.
Korean mushroom cut
In recent years, this style has made a comeback, especially on the runways and among Korean pop idols. It consists of three basic characteristics: a fringe, a rounded cut and symmetry. However, the main requirement to adopt it is a bushy mane.
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The mushroom cut is very popular in Korea, and this is just another reinterpretation of this style. Unlike the traditional cut, which covers the entire forehead, in this version the hair is cut to a medium length and therefore only covers part of the forehead. It is combined with a undercut clean that brings elegance.
Side bangs haircuts for men
The idols of K-pop are, surely, the most responsible for the return of the haircuts with bangs for men. With them a phenomenon called khonminam (which in English is known as flower boys or flower children) and that represents men devoted to their beauty.
A degrafilado cut like this is ideal for fine hair, as it helps to appear more volume. Make sure that the bangs fall subtly over your eyes to accentuate your gaze and style it with the Ax Ice Chill wax for instant hold with a natural finish.
anime haircuts for men
Anime is a style of traditional or computer animation of Japanese origin. Cartoon characters are known for their big eyes and often playful, brightly colored hairstyles.
Spiky hair, buns, eye-covering bangs, and ponytails are among the most common hairstyles for both male and female anime characters.
To get a style spikey Like the one in the photo, ask your stylist for lots of short, choppy layers. These will give your hair significant dimension and make it look voluminous. use the gel wax Ax Urban to get a looks long lasting tousled.
Korean haircuts for teenage boys
Short at the sides, voluminous at the front and long at the nape, the mullet It was very popular in the 80s, a decade full of freedom in dressing and masculine appearance, so it is not surprising that now it is back. in key aestheticis worn degrained for a smooth appearance.
Asian hairstyles for short hair
The Caesar cut It is more popular in America than in Asia. However, celebrities like Park Seo-joon and Yoo Ah have been going for this look lately. It is a short cut, although with somewhat longer sideburns and (straight) bangs. As you can see, it creates a subtle helmet effect. Although it is a classic, it had its heyday in the 90s, so it is not surprising that it is now back.
Another option is a undercut in combination with a layered cut. The layered cut is best suited for those who have medium-thick and textured hair. In the front, the bangs are faded and swept to the sides.
Korean style haircuts for men with perm
The permanent for men It has gained relevance, especially in countries where straight hair is usually the norm. This has opened the door for multiple textured styles.
The cut shaglike the one in the image, is a straight cut at the base, which is mainly characterized by short and thin layers, textured with a razor, which give the hair movement and define the features of the face.
Its lightness makes it the quintessential casual haircut and has a rejuvenating effect. The best? It allows you to play with the length you prefer, although its most common version is the average one. It is also your decision to add bangs or not.
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Long layered haircut
Layered styles never go out of style. In the image, the cut is somewhat long and has a light layer that gives it movement. Is a looks perfect for summer and ideal for medium thick hair.
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