Wicks for men

Zac Efron with highlights

What do you think of the highlights for men? Would you like to try them in the future or are you one of those who would never touch hair color?

Dyes and highlights for men are a topic that continues to generate division of opinions. And that the growing concern for their appearance on the part of men is something that society (or at least a good part of it) already has perfectly assumed.

A controversial style

Jared Leto with long hair

Highlights for men are a controversial hair bet, so keep in mind that they will not be to everyone's liking (but what is?). Consequently, before throwing yourself into the world of male highlights you need a good dose of daring and, above all, be very sure that they are what you want for your image.

But what men can do highlights? Everyone. You just have to keep in mind that highlights tend to work better in young men, which does not mean that certain men over 40 do not defend them as well or even better than younger men. Naturally, the color chosen for the highlights is key when it comes to age. Discretion should be the priority after 40, while young people can afford more flashy bets (but only if it combines well with their style). If you dress in a classic way, it does not matter if you are young, pink, green or blue highlights are not the best hair option.

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Can men get flashy highlights? Of course, and lately we have a lot of examples among celebrities, but it should be noted that the more daring the highlights, the greater the caution that must be used when launching or not to change your look. You have to make sure that they will fit your style. But you also have to take into account other factors, such as the dress code of your office. Singers don't have to think about it, but most mortals do.

You also have to weigh the time that you have to dedicate to its maintenance. Usually, hair becomes drier and more brittle, which can add a few extra minutes to your morning routine. Therefore, if you are one of those who does not want to spend a second longer than necessary to prepare to go out in the morning, highlights are probably not a good idea for you.

What can you expect from the highlights for men

Zayn Malik with pink highlights

If after all of the above, you are still determined to make some highlights, then we will delve a little deeper into the subject to help you get the best possible version.

Mainly, the highlights serve to go where a simple haircut cannot. They help make the look change much more noticeable. Going into more specific hair issues, it is worth noting that mens highlights also add texture, depth and even a denser look to your haircut.

Hairstyle ideas

Take a look at the article: Modern haircuts. Whether or not you do highlights, there you will find many ideas for your next haircut.

The process usually takes about an hour and even longer, so arm yourself with patience. On the other hand, and of course, the effect of the highlights is lost as the hair grows, so you will need to go to the barber shop periodically to have them retouched. Every three, four, five, six weeks ... the time can vary greatly depending on your hair.

As for the price, be prepared to pay anything between 15 and 60 euros. There is no standard price, but it can vary a lot depending on the chosen barbershop, as well as the characteristics of your hair and the type of dye used.

Can the highlights be discreet?

David Beckham

Naturally, being especially subtle when compared to a complete color change. Consequently, they can be interesting if you want to try a new hair color but dyeing all of your hair seems too extreme a change. The highlights allow you to change the color of your hair in a discreet way.

How to accentuate the discretion of the highlights? If you want to achieve a result that is as discreet and natural as possible, make sure your highlights are not much lighter than your current hair color. Another important tip in this regard is to avoid too bright dyes at all costs. Instead, go for matte colors. The best highlights are the ones that are barely noticeable.

Final word

The highlights for men do not usually leave anyone indifferent. You either love them or you hate them. In any case, changing your hair color is a totally respectable decision and (this is very important) that corresponds solely to you. So If after reading all the advantages and disadvantages, you are still fully convinced and believe that you are going to be more favored with them, go ahead.


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