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.
Let The Flow FreeYou 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 …
Sleeping with long hair is risky business. You need survival tactics. So watch this video about sleeping with long hair, or risk suffocating in your sleep tonight.
If you wear you hair down it’s easy to forget about your chops. Ignored too long and they look like hell! Here’s how to trim your sideburns with El Moreno.
Why not brush wet? It’s a fair question—truth be told we used to brush wet ourselves. But there’s a sinister truth every man with long hair needs to know.
There’s a lot of hype about the wet brush, but (predictably) nothing about the wet brush for men. So here is your proper review on the wet brush for men.
THE FINAL INSTALLMENT. Listen as we complete the Journey to Dreads with Danny Ramirez. Talking dreadlocks and good times at The Longhairs’ global headquarters.
As proprietors of the finest men’s hair ties in the world, the first question we’re asked is, what makes hair ties for guys different? Glad you asked.
The ‘No Way Am I Leaving My House Today’ Solution to Hair ManagementYou wake up on a numb cheek and a drool-soaked hand, rub the goop from your bleary eyes, and immediately regret the “final final” from last night. The clock reads 9:49 AM. It’s Sunday. You’re feeling a bit murky, but mostly thrilled, knowing you have just one responsibility today: sit on your couch and watch football. Pure relaxation. It’s a wonderful thing. Only there is a problem: your hair is a grease-filled rat’s nest. Sure, you could throw up a quick high ball and be done with it, but that becomes an obstacle when you lean your head back against the cushions, not to mention the tension headache you’ll have by late game kickoff time. You could throw on your favorite hard lid, but do you really want to wear a hat inside your house all day? You …
Brushing IS a critical part of your hair maintenance routine, and proper technique is crucial. Here’s how to brush your hair for men, amigo.
“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.
Not to be confused with a FISH TALE, this is a feat you can actually prove to your friends and fishing buddies. Here’s how to tie a fishtail braid…for men.
Materials, design, quality, durability and staying power. You might be more familiar with these terms in construction or other manly industries, but you probably haven’t used them in a discussion about hair ties. Until now.
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.
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 (although here at The Longhairs, we call them ‘locs’). 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.
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.
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.
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?
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You have awkward stage hair and you’re convinced it looks awful. You feel weird, sloppy, unprofessional, and you don’t know what the hell to do with it.
“Long hair, don’t care” is the pervasive internet meme du jour. However, in my previous post, The Struggle of an Athletic Long Hair, I showed the athletic longhair should care. Because if you fail to plan, then you plan to fail, right? Well if you don’t plan to do something with your hair before you compete then you’re gonna have problems, which may include getting your ass kicked.
The blow dryer is something that is hard to pick up at first. Ok, not literally. But it feels uncomfortable, it’s loud and you’re not sure how to use it. Fear no more my brothers, we can use this tool with precision, and its a valuable asset when the situation calls for it. So grab that hot-breathing pistol, plug it into the wall and blow your head off, it’s going to feel great. Watch and learn how to blow dry your hair for men.
Whether it’s a wedding, a fancy dinner with your lady, or a swanky outdoor cocktail party, you should know how to tie your hair on formal occasions.
Have you ever wondered if you should cut your long hair? The obvious answer is no, you should not cut your long hair “off.” But if you’ve been growing for a number of years you might be thinking about getting a trim, which there are mixed opinions about. Should I trim it or not? Will trimming make my hair grow faster? What can I do about these annoying short hairs around my ears and neckline? As it turns out, we have a professional hair cutter and certified longhair right here on our block.