Top 5 Hairstyles for the New Year


The start of the new year is the time when everyone goes for a change. It often tends to begin with our appearance. Getting a new haircut can totally change your appearance and is one of the easiest ways to look different and classy. Finding the right haircut for you is not at all a difficult task. There are many styles you can try, but adding a perfect styling product is essential to give you the look that you’re after. This article highlights the top 5 hairstyles for the new year.

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Hat hair puts a dent in your style, and Old Spice wants to help


National Hat Day is this Sunday, and Old Spice has teamed up with celebrity groomer Benjamin Thigpen to get you more “sexy time” with the ladies in spite of your affinity for hats.

As the manliest grooming brand on the planet, Old Spice is excited to introduce the latest addition to its Hair Care and Styling product line. Old Spice Swagger Gel gives guys high hold and moderate shine for hair that doesn’t try too hard.

Thigpen has worked with the heads of Marc Jacobs, Bruce Willis, Nate Berkus, Francisco Costa, Nick Swisher, Josh Duhamel and Tony Hale, so he can definitely help you with that crusty piece of lettuce atop your dome piece.

“As a grooming expert, I’m so excited to team up with Old Spice to help introduce new Swagger Gel that’s designed for guys looking for high hold and a moderate shine. Let’s face it, guys want hair that looks like it’s not trying too hard, and Old Spice Swagger Gel does just that. Simply rub a nickel size amount on your fingertips and work into your hair for that ultimate rockstar look,” Thigpen said.

More and more guys are wearing hats – particularly during winter – and these tips are relevant for any time of the year, especially if they’re looking for easy ways to combat dreaded “hat hair.”

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Product Review: Hanz de Fuko Hair Products

You don’t even have to know anything about men’s hair care products to know that Hans de Fuko is something you want to use. From the names of the products, to the graphic design employed on the packaging, it just feels good to use. You feel hip, contemporary and like you finally have your hair game under control. And even if you don’t, Hans de Fuko has the product to look like you don’t have it under control either.

All six styling agents I tried are listed below, along with a notable person who exemplifies this particular hairstyle.

Hybridized Wax – Reminded me of a classic pomade look and feel, but felt and functioned more like a gel. Because it seemed more gelish, I assumed I would have to use a lot to get the style I wanted. But it had a surprisingly strong hold and gave my hair more of a shiny look. Think James Franco.

Modify Pomade – This was the stickiest, most responsive pomade I have ever used. While some pomade takes seemingly endless doses to get the look you’re trying to achieve, this took one application and I was done. It was very shiny in classic pomade style, but held very well, lending itself to thicker than normal hair. Think a young John Travolta.

Sponge Wax – This was probably my favorite thanks to the sponge-like quality of the product. It literally felt lighter than air and had the texture of some type of plastic rather than a hair gel. It just felt cool to put on my hands and run through my hair. It wasn’t flashy like a pomade, but was as effective. Think Robert Pattinson.

Quicksand – Perfect name for the feel and function of this hair styling cream. It’s gritty and rough like your mother-in-law, and very thick. It’s meant to hold firmly and cuts down on gloss or shine. It literally felt like it had little bits of sand in it to add to the matte look and added the appearance of volume to my hair. Think Simon Baker.

Scheme Cream – The Scheme Cream struck me as the perfect product for general use if you just wanted something to give your hair a moderate style, and nothing too extreme. Or if your look is looking like you don’t do anything at all. Think Xavier Dolan.

Gel Triq – This is the first gel I’ve ever squeezed out of a tube that wasn’t all watered down and was suitable to use. This stuff works. Definitely best for dramatic hairstyles heavy on spikes or mohawks, it lasted all through the first night and into the next morning. Unreal holding power, but still flexible if you want to change your look at some point during the day or night. Think Cristiano Ronaldo.

The line of products from Hans de Fuko gives you the chance to be an artist when it comes to your personal appearance. Each individual cream/paste or pomade accentuates a different feature of your hair style, bringing your look to life, and also giving you the ability to experiment with other looks and feels.

And at just between $15-$17.50 per product, it’s worth trying out. Visit the website here.