Awkward Stage Hairstyles

Awkward Stage Hairstyles

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In The Thick Of It

You’ve been growing it out for a while now and you’re somewhere between six and 12 months of hair growth. You’ve conquered early phase awkward stage, and maybe you’ve been experimenting with awkward stage hairstyles. Now, as our boy Andy coined it, you’re in “the thick of it.”

Congratulations are in order. Up to this point you’ve earned some stripes, bursting through the initial challenges presented by awkward stage hair.

You’re feeling like you have pretty long hair at this point, which you do when compared to where you were at four months of growth.

But let’s not kid ourselves. There’s still a ways to go before full flow is achieved.

If this is the longest your hair has even been in your life, by now you are asking yourself, “what the hell do I do with it?” Great question.

Easy Awkward Stage Hairstyles

With a willingness to try new things you will discover there are a lot of options for styling your awkward stage hair in this phase.

Most of them are easy and make a huge difference in the way your hair looks—but most importantly how you feel about it.

Think of these styles as an opportunity to explore your look. You now have the hair, so why not try some different styles with it? Hopefully this will inspire you to try new things and start having fun with that longer hair.

Here are 14 of the best awkward stage hairstyles you can implement right now.

If you’re a little earlier on the growth curve and looking for shorter styling options, make sure to check out Four Tactics at Four Months of Hair Growth or watch this quick snippet.
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Nice Guy

Parted down the middle, combed on the sides, no product applied. Great for when you need to meet the parents.
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Full Slick

Slicked back with medium hold gel/balm for serious business situations.
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Full Class

Parted to the side, no product applied. Ideal for formal affairs, particularly your own wedding.
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Straight Coolin’

Brushed back with medium hold sea salt spray applied. Dry flowing feel that’s casual yet classy.
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Tousled

Finger combed with light hold sea salt spray applied. Versatile for both casual and formal situations.
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Beach Vibes

Messy brushing with both hands. Heavy medium hold sea salt spray applied. For when you want to be “SAH HAWT.”
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Play It As It Lay

Lightly passed through with one hand. For days when not much is going on.
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STYLES WITH ACCESSORIES

Hard Ridin’

Longhairs hard lid incubating the awkward hair. Can rock this in basically all situations.
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Sheath Your Mane

Hats constructed with quality materials, designed and embroidered in the USA, these lids look great and make a statement, fending off naysayers, shears and cutting implements. Think of them as a sheath for your locks.
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Star Fire

Headwrap under the hair. Excellent for running, lifting or surfing the interwebs.
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Half High Ball

Tying the top portion of hair with the world famous Hair Ties For Guys. For when you just need the hair out of your face.

Bonus feeling: extreme stoke. You just tied up your hair for the first time. CONGRATS!

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One Love

Thin headband over the hair. For putting out those sweet hippie vibes.
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The Champion

Thick headband under the hair. Channeling your most inner European soccer player.
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El Gato Gris

Beanie concealing all awkwardness. Great flow out of the sides and perfect for sweater weather.
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The Jay Jay

Double space balls featuring two Hair Ties For Guys. Best for when trying to become a viral meme.
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Ultimate Awkward Stage Hairstyles

There you have it: 14 awkward stage hairstyles you can try today.

Hope this has given you some inspiration and new weapons to navigate any awkward stage situation you are facing. If you have any tips and tricks of your own we’d love to hear them in the comments👇👇👇👇.

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