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Why Did Sam Do It?

In Celebrateby El Moreno8 Comments

Not only did Sam get the bound shears permanently emblazoned upon his shoulder, thus securing himself a surefire first-round ballot into The Longhairs Hall of Fame, but he got it done at the finest tattoo shop in San Diego, Bearcat Tattoo Gallery, where Matt Heinz masterfully executed a virtually perfect rendition. Find out why he did it in the podcast.

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An Awkward Interview With An Awkward Guy In The Awkward Stage

In Advocateby El Moreno8 Comments

He can be a little awkward from time to time, but that’s exactly why we love him. He also happens to be powering through awkward stage hair. As the lead designer of Hair Ties For Guys we had to learn how he’s pushed through this far. Listen in as we rap about his journey through the awkward stage and what’s to come for Hair Ties For Guys.

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Long Hair and Short Shorts

In Celebrateby El Rubio18 Comments

Look guys, long hair and short shorts have some things in common. Maybe it’s the idea of being a little weird, a little ridiculous, even borderline inappropriate. Maybe it’s just about being out of the “normal.” Either way, long hair and short shorts are to be worn with confidence. So hike those babies up a few more inches and let the meat pistons breathe.

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The Response In 2015

In Celebrateby El Moreno7 Comments

2015 was the inaugural year of The Longhairs, and building a community for men with long hair.

It was our first year of content, producing a blog post once a week, rain or shine, and its demands. With help from guests and contributors, we published articles, videos, tutorials, interviews, podcasts, longhair stories and more. They weren’t always perfect, but it was all original.

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What It’s Really About

In Celebrateby El Rubio31 Comments

As you know, last week we celebrated the hair ties launch at Long Manes & Candy Canes. Many of you couldn’t make it due to the long distance, but we know you were down for it.

At the party we held the premier screening of the newest video. It shows a little different side of The Longhairs.

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Hair Ties…For Guys

In Advocate, Celebrateby El Rubio35 Comments

A few weeks ago we posted The Essential Hair Tie Review For Men, providing an overview and evaluation of a dozen styles of hair ties. The conclusions of this study called attention to a noticeable lack of hair tie options for men.

The truth is, we realized long ago there was something missing in the world. There’s a community out there that is not being served, in fact it’s being ignored.

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The Definitive Longhair Problems for Men

In Advocateby El Rubio143 Comments

There have been some pretty wack posts about “longhair problems,” especially those purporting to be for men, yet written by women. We knew we could do better.

Some you’ll see for the first time, others you’ll be intimately familiar with. We’re proud to present to you, the definitive guide to #longhairproblemsformen

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How A Traveler Became A Longhair

In Advocateby El Rubio37 Comments

“Every guy with long hair has a reason for it. Maybe it’s a statement, or a story, maybe it’s about his character and who he is. Maybe he just doesn’t like getting his hair cut. But there’s something about it for all of us.”

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The Uncomfortable Truth About Awkward Stage Hair

In Advocate, Educateby El Rubio296 Comments

Awkward stage hair. You’ve had enough. You’re cutting it off. 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. You get comments from people, even your mom, telling you your hair looks bad and well-meaning advice that “you should just cut it honey.” They mean well, but they don’t understand. They’re thinking short-term, not big picture. You’ve got a date with destiny and you need to look good for it. What they don’t realize is your shoulders are throwing a party and they’re waiting for your hair to arrive. Yet, with every naysayer and glance in the mirror, doubt creeps in, as slowly as your awkward length hair seems to be growing. You question your resolve, and each day a fresh, clean haircut sounds ever-more enticing. Well friend, we’re here for you. …

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How to Tie Your Long Hair – For Men

In Educateby El Rubio44 Comments

Congratulations. You have long hair. You know this because you’ve reached the internationally recognized benchmark: it’s long enough to tie it up. But do you know how to tie your long hair? With great power comes great responsibility, and with great hair comes a pain in the ass, which is hair in your face. You need to tie your long hair up sometimes, but not only that, you want to have some options. You’re a longhair, that means you’ve already decided to be different. You can and should try new and different long hairstyles for men with your hair. That’s where The Longhairs come in. Like how to tie your long hair, for example. Here’s our first tutorial ever. Just like a ponytail, except we don’t ride ponies, and men’s long hairstyles should have manlier names than ‘manbun’ and ‘up-do.’ The menstail is probably the first way you’ll ever learn …