Bearing a distinct resemblance to the mohawk but carrying much more style along with it, the faux hawk haircut has become wildly popular, especially amongst young men. In addition to being extremely trendy and simple to pull off, the faux hawk is also easily maintainable, and can be styled nicely with just a little hair gel. Perhaps because of it’s underlying simplicity and the carefree look it tends to give off, this cut has not only stuck around for decades, but it has also been worn by numerous celebrities, making it one of the go-to styles for hairdressers everywhere.
Believe it or not, although the faux hawk (in essence) is very basic, there are a lot of different ways to style it. And fortunately for anyone wanting to try out the cut for themselves, we have created a list of different ideas to try.
1. Long On The Top, And Short On The Sides
Not only is this one easy to pull off, but fortunately for those interested in the cut, it is also very low-maintenance and requires little to no effort to style.
2. A Very Mohawk-Like, Faux Hawk Haircut
Shaped like a mohawk but styled like a faux hawk, this cut is a great choice for anyone wanting a messy looks that is still somewhat shapely.
3. A More Blended Faux Hawk With A Fully Grown Beard
Not only are the sides and top of this faux hawk more similar in length, but they are also quite messy, and the beard looks great alongside them!
4. A Very Short, And Very Easy To Style Faux Hawk
Fortunately for those interest in the look below, this cut doesn’t require a lot of head hair and it doesn’t take too long at all to style. In fact, all it takes is just a little hair gel!
5. Buzzed On The Sides, And Long On The Top
In order to dramatically distinguish the sides from the top, this style even includes a dividing line.
6. A Messy Faux Hawk And A Beard That Are Blended Together
Very trendy, and certainly a great choice for those who enjoy having facial hair. Though the hair on top is messy, the style itself actually looks rather clean.
7. The Single Length Faux Hawk Style
Proven by the image below, as long as you have hair long enough to spike up in the front, then you too can pull off the faux hawk style. No haircut or shaving of the sides is needed!
8. A Rather Short, Yet Highly-Detailed Faux Hawk Haircut
Thanks to the aztec like design shaved into the back of his head, this cut is perhaps the most stylish on the entire list!
9. A Medium Length Faux Hawk And A Very Long Beard
For those blessed with the ability to grow long facial hair, the style below should certainly be of interest!
10. A Very Clean And Very Trendy Faux Hawk With Shaved Sides
You may need a talented barber in order to pull this one off, however (if you can find one) then you’ll certainly be looking great!
11. A Long Shoulder Length Faux Hawk With Shaved Sides And A Detailed Design
Not only does the long hair on top make this style stick out well, but the detailed lines behind the ear give it a lot of uniqueness.
12. The Curly Faux Hawk
A stylish look, and a great choice for those with curly hair!