Keep Your Locks From Freezing with These Beanie Styles for Long Hair
The winter months mean inclement weather and freezing temperatures, and if you’re into snowsports it’s the most wonderful time of the year. But whether you’re ripping powder lines or making snow angels, cold weather means potential damage to your locks. That's why you should know how to wear a beanie with long hair.
It’s especially important to protect your locks from freezing, which can cause drying, breakage and other heinous damage you don’t want to inflict.
Warm, Stylish and Super Simple
Beanies are a cold weather fixture, tried and true for protecting your mane from the elements while keeping your head toasty with swaggy style.
Beyond their obvious benefits, beanies are a versatile tool for guys with flow, offering fast and reliable solutions to common longhair problems, like keeping annoying loose hair out of your face and providing critical wind blockage at high speed.
They’re super easy to wear and perfect for days when you don’t feel like dealing with your hair, and they provide the ideal solution for awkward stage hair.
And let’s be honest, wearing a beanie with long hair just looks badass.
Wearing a Beanie With Long Hair
How do you wear a beanie with long hair? Sounds easy, just slip it on the old noggin and you’re good to go. But there are lots of options for wearing a beanie with long hair, and depending on how much you want to flex your locks, some offer more protection for your mane than others.
These beanie styles not only address environmental hair considerations, but offer different style options and a chance to get creative. In the video below we demonstrate how to wear a beanie with long hair using a few of our favorite beanie styles.
Further below are photos of additional beanie styles, followed by some common beanie/hair questions, and finally we consider what makes the best beanies for guys with long hair.
How to Wear a Beanie With Long Hair
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Ralph Wearing “The Stinger”
Cuff down, super slouch style, showing LET IT RIDE
El Rubio Wearing “El Gato Gris”Cuff up, classic hair flow, jovial disposition.
Ralph Wearing “The Wasp”Cuff down, gazing thoughtfully, showing LET IT RIDE
El Rubio Wearing “El Gato Gris”Cuff down, hair flowing with bonus hair whips.
El Rubio Wearing “The Hornet”With an expression as if to say, “wow...this is really cozy.”
Rep It HardWith A Soft Lid from The Longhairs
Excellent for skiing, snowboarding, winter and outdoor sports, not as great for wakeboarding but easy to pack for trips and getaways.
El Rubio Wearing “The Smokestack”
El Gustavo Wearing “El Gato Negro”
Common Questions With Beanies and Long Hair
Is it bad for your hair to wear a beanie?
No, but also not good to wear a beanie all day, every day.
How do you wear a beanie without messing up your hair?
The styles demonstrated here won’t mess up your hair.
Is it rude to wear a beanie indoors?
It’s generally considered bad manners to wear a beanie indoors, especially at the dinner table.
Does wearing a beanie slow down hair growth?
No, but wearing a beanie all the time certainly won’t help it grow faster.
The Best BeaniesFor Guys With Long Hair
What makes a great beanie for guys with long hair?
We’ve worn a lot of beanies. As our hair grew long long for the first time we had a chance to see how our beanies fit and performed in the process.
After seven decades of combined research, we are proud to offer our own line of beanies designed for guys with long hair.
Wait, Who Are You Guys?
We’re The Longhairs, and this is a place for guys growing their hair. We advocate, educate and celebrate men’s long manes with hair whips and high fives.
We invite you to join the community. You’ll get our best content, connect with other longhairs—we’ll even show you the secret handshake. Just for joining we’ll juice you up with a coupon for 20% off your entire first purchase—including hats and beanies.
That’s a great deal, but far more important is the fact you’ve found The Longhairs.
Rep it loud and proud with a dope soft lid from The Longhairs. When they see those bound shears, they’re gonna know you LET IT RIDE.