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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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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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Our First Donation to Locks of Love

In Advocateby El Rubio4 Comments

This week we want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, or a happy holiday whatever you may celebrate, even if it’s just celebrating life.

For us, December and the approaching winter (here in the northern hemisphere), is a special time.

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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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What You Didn’t Know About Your Friend With Long Hair

In Advocateby El Rubio15 Comments

Chances are you know at least one man or boy with long hair. He might be a family member, boyfriend or husband, a casual acquaintance, or just a Facebook friend you don’t remember ever meeting. It could be someone you’ve known for years who always had short hair, but recently made the life decision to grow it out. You probably haven’t thought much about this guy’s long hair, or his struggle. That’s because there are things you simply don’t think about unless you are a man with long hair.

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Handing Out Longhair Referral Cards

In Celebrateby El Rubio4 Comments

We’ve met more men with long hair in the past three months than in both of our lifetimes combined. Since Long Manes & Candy Canes we’ve been handing out referral cards to every longhair we see. We started with a box of 2000. Now we’re down to 50, meaning there are 1950 longhairs referral cards out there in the world. Hopefully they’ve fallen into the right hands.

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Longhairs Respond to “Stop the Knot”

In Advocateby El Rubio2 Comments

San Diego, California February 20, 2015 For Immediate Release The Longhairs have become aware of a video, “Stop the Knot – Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues,” released on YouTube Feb 18, 2015. The Longhairs aren’t particularly fond of the ‘top knot’ hair style with shaved sides. If you’re going long, go long all the way bro. Still, a modest head nod for at least growing some of your hair.

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9 Places Long Hair Gets You Street Cred

In Celebrateby El Moreno14 Comments

Long hair might not fly in a job interview or with your girlfriend’s parents. So where is long hair acceptable? Where do the locks fly freely? Refreshingly, such havens exist. Not only are they longhair friendly, you actually get the benefit of the doubt in these 9 places where your long hair gets you street cred.

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Why Your Boss Has Short Hair

In Advocateby El Rubio5 Comments

There’s an excellent chance your boss has short hair. Most bosses do. Your boss’ boss has short hair, and the people who have been telling your boss what to do for decades have all had short hair. It’s no question longhairs are discriminated against in the world of the professional workforce. In this case the guy had to show he was suffering from a body image disorder just to get his job back. Long hair limits your upward mobility. It’s hard to be a boss with long hair.

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When You See Other Longhairs

In Celebrateby El Rubio28 Comments

You might not have noticed before. When you had short hair it rarely caught your attention. Now you notice. Flowing, ponytail’d, tied up or braided, you see other guys with long hair. You might even wonder things like, how long has he been growing it? What kind of hair ties are those? What kind of conditioner does he use? Well…even if you don’t ask yourself those questions, now that you have long hair you probably notice other guys with long hair. What do you do when you see them? Until now, maybe you’ve done nothing. But the truth is, we are a community. Longhair Godfather Bill Choisser estimates 2%-5% of the adult male population has long hair. That’s only 2-5 out of every 100 guys. But so do other things. Straight or curly, neat or messy, tied up or loose and flowing, we’ve made the choice to grow our hair. …

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Long Hair at High Speed

In Celebrateby El Rubio6 Comments

Obviously, long hair is awesome, and for countless reasons. One reason you might not realize is that long hair at high speed is outstanding. Literally—it stands out from your head because of inertia and centrifugal force acting upon it. Short hair at high speed, on the other hand…is just short hair. It looks the same at every speed, which is pretty boring to begin with.