Flat Top Hair Style

Flat Top Hair Style

The flat top hair style which is also called a high and tight haircut or referred to as a crew cut is a clean and fresh hair style which was originally popular in the 50s and 60s with many athletes and sports figures such as Johnny Unitas and the members of the United States military sporting it. The flat top is still widely used today as a hair style which is casual yet stills a polished mens short hair style.

How to achieve this hair style?

For the flat top hair style you must insure that the side and back of the hair are cut in a short taper and the hair on the top is cut so it can stand up to give a flat look. There are many different length variations which are associated with the hair style. The longer the hair is on the top the more likely you will need a hair product to style it in order to achieve the stand up look.

There are many variations of styling when approaching how the side can be cut to meet and join with the top: the sides can go straight up and give you a square like appearance to the top of the head which is also often referred to as a “boxy” flat top or it can be cut to contoured towards the top giving a more curvy appearance. Both looks are extremely viable and it is encouraged to try out each one until you can figure out which style suits you best.

Who has this hair style?

The flat top style is really popular with male celebrities such as the actor Tom cruise, Channing Tatum, Chris Evans, Jim Carrey and Arnold Schwarzenegger. People who are also a part of the army or are police officers also have this type of cut because it allows them to add style to their hair while also looking professional. One of the most popular and talked about celebrities in the world, Simon Cowell also wears the flat top hair style.

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