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What’s The Deal With Split Ends?

In Educateby El Rubio30 Comments

Alright boys, let’s talk split ends. If you happen to have found this searching for information about the offensive position, “split end,” in American football, try “wide receiver.”

Here we’re talking about the split end not as it relates to the proverbial gridiron, but the mysterious condition relating to your long hair. Often spoken of by women in whispered tones like a shadow in the night.

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How To Dry Your Hair – For Men

In Educateby El Rubio8 Comments

Whether you’re hucking epic water whips or just bathing regularly, sopping wet dripping hair is a nuisance at best—and in some cases life threatening. Since you don’t want to risk it, here’s how to dry your hair. For men.

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Wear Your Hair Down Like A Boss

In Educateby El Rubio16 Comments

You don’t want your hair to look wack. You want your hair to look SICK. There plenty of ways to let it ride. We’ve covered tying it up with the highball, the double high ball and the side part low ball, twisting up the the rope, the angler, and the brave, and even 10 ways to wear a hat with long hair. All excellent options in your quiver of dope ways to wear your long hair. Conspicuously missing and often overlooked, however, is the simple, original, wearing your hair down. It’s the classic. The all natural. The one and only way to really let it all hang out, show what you’re working with, and unapologetically let the long hair flag fly. But it can be a pain in the ass, and if you leave it up to the forces that be it can look flat, messy, and unimpressive. Tangled, roughed …

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How to Trim Your Sideburns

In Educateby El Moreno6 Comments

If you wear you hair down often it’s easy to forget about your sideburns. They just become part of the mass of hair on your head. The problem is, if left for too long, they become quite the eyesore when your hair is tied back.

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How To Make Your Hair Grow Faster

In Educateby El Moreno4 Comments

“How do you make your hair grow faster?”

Paired with different variations of “how do I get through the awkward stage,” these are the most common questions we get by far.

It’s understandable. The awkward stage is a pain.

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The Angler

In Educateby El Moreno8 Comments

Stepping up your twisted up game! We’ve got another dope braid for you here, this time it’s a fishtail braid. But since this is for men, and because we can do whatever we want, we’re gonna call this one, “The Angler.”

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The Journey to Dreads Part II

In Educateby El Moreno5 Comments

Danny sat anxiously at Hyde Edwards Salon, waiting for his name to be called by the receptionist. Eyes closed and head leaned back he contemplated the coming weeks of effort, commitment and awkwardness he must endure before reaching a full head of dreadlocks. “This is the beginning” he murmured to himself over the sound of blow dryers and amusing background conversations. “I’m doing this and it’s gonna be siiiccck!!” “Danny…” He looked up to see Kyra walking his way. It was time to get this extreme mass of hair under control.

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Only The Brave

In Educateby El Rubio16 Comments

Gotta give it to our boy on this one. Registered longhair “Ross Littlejohn,” reporting from the field in Scotland, aptly named this sick as you-know-what hybrid longhair style, which he witnessed at a Scottish wedding no less, “The Brave.” Well said, Littlejohn…if that is your real name. So we had to dial this one up you. Not only does this get your hair out your face, but features a combination of wearing it down and twisting it up. Instant classic. Try it. Wear it. Bravely.

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The Journey To Dreads Part I

In Celebrate, Educateby El Moreno3 Comments

Danny Ramirez is a San Diego local who works right across the street from our headquarters. As you can tell from the picture he has extreme hair, 13 inches of it to be exact, and that hair goes in all directions except down. For him the only solution to the madness is dreadlocks. So as he embarks on his journey we will be there by his side every step of the way. This is the first edition in a series documenting Danny’s process, using various forms of media to showcase what it really takes to grow a full head of proper dreadlocks.

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Quick Tips is LIVE

In Educateby El Rubio2 Comments

Yo Longhairs! Pumped up to announce Longhairs Quick Tips is now LIVE! What is Quick Tips? Quick Tips speaks to one of our fundamental mission objectives, to educate men with long hair. You see, most women have grown up since childhood learning how to take care of their hair: brushing, braiding, styling, washing, caring for, etc. Many of us guys didn’t have that luxury. Even if we had long hair as a young man we certainly weren’t braiding and brushing each other’s hair at recess. Long hair indoctrination passed us by.

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Cutting off 4 Inches

In Educateby El Moreno26 Comments

As a longhair there’s great pride in lettin’ it ride. You learn about yourself and your hair, and together you and your trusty strands grow an inseparable bond. These strands are the ones that have been with you since the beginning. The old vets, who were once young recruits leading the charge to your shoulders. These days though, they hold the line as the last four inches on your glorious head of hair.

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Get Your Hair Out of Your Face

In Educateby El Moreno11 Comments

You know what I’m talking about. Those pesky, annoying, face tickling, eye poking, never stay in a hair tie little shits. They’re always flying around, getting loose and causing unanticipated frustration. It’s time we put these little assholes in their place and show ’em who’s boss. How you might ask?