One of the best things about men’s hairstyles today is that pretty much anything goes. However, sometimes classic cuts are best. The crew cut is a style that has been around for hundreds of years.

Of course, there have been numerous variations for crew cuts over the years. Modern crew cuts tend to be a bit edgier than some of those from a decade or so ago. Luckily, this cut is so versatile that you can find the style that will best suit your lifestyle and personality.

Find out why this style is still popular and check out some of the hottest trends for crew cuts.

What Exactly is a Crew Cut

Generally, when one pictures a crew cut, they think of a super short military-style buzz haircut. And yes, this style is indeed the preferred look for those in the military, it is also mainstream and has been one of the most popular short hairstyles for men for decades.

A crew cut is a cut that is either buzzed or cut very short on the sides as it gradually has more length on the top. Keep in mind though, that there are countless variations for this hairstyle that can make them stand out from one another. .

Those who prefer a professional, clean cut, low maintenance look often opt for the classic crew cut. However, if you are one who prefers a more edgy look, you can embrace one of the modern variations of the crew haircut.

Many men embrace this look as they start to lose their hair. As well, more length on top can give it more volume and texture. Additionally, crew cuts are ideal for those with an active lifestyle, especially if they don’t have a lot of time to fuss with their hair.

Read on for more pros of the crew cut hairstyle for men:

Crew Cut Pros

1. Think of the money you can save on hair products. Most crew cuts don’t require excessive styling, which will save you a lot of time and money in the long run.
2. You can save a trip to the barber if you are skilled with a hair trimmer. There are dozens of online video tutorials on how to cut and style crew cut hairstyles.
3. This cut is perfect for those with fine or thinning hair. A stylish crew cut can work wonders to boost your self-esteem and make you look and feel years younger.
4. Want to hide those grays? A crew cut will help keep those annoying gray hairs at bay. We must point out. though, that the salt-and-pepper look is very in right now.
5. Crew cuts are ideal for any type of weather…from windy to hot to even colder weather. (you can always sport a stylish hat in the winter----or anytime, for that matter!)
6. There is a crew cut hairstyle for every lifestyle, personality, hair texture, and facial shape so you are sure to find one that works for you!
7. A crew cut is a great way to reinvent your style? Are you more consenrvatie? Go for a classic crew cut? Or do you have a more daring side? Then go for an edgy crew cut with a bit of a daring appeal.
8.Crew cuts are always great when paired with facial hair.

Probably the only con of a crew cut is that you will have to get it cut to maintain the look. However, you will see that it is well worth the effort, especially if you can cut and style it yourself.

This look combines the classic Caesar fade with a short crew cut. If you want to combine a classic look but give it a modern twist, this could be the look for you!

Another edgy, yet classy look, is this short bowl-cut crew cut. The drastic disconnect is daring and bold yet clean and dignified at the same time.

This cut has a bit of texture on the top with closely shaved sides and a neatly trimmed beard. If you prefer a faded, disconnected look, show this image to your barber.

Are you ready to go short and stylish with a modern crew cut? We hope we have inspired you to go for one of these trendy new looks.

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