You know that quizzical look guys sometimes give—the one that wordlessly squeaks out, “I guess that’s in right now?” Well, that look is brought on by not only our totally awesome fashion choices; sometimes our hairstyles are meant to please the girls or ourselves, or just get us from point A to point B. Other times, our locks are just as dreamy to him as they are to us. Read on for a glimpse into the male mind—at least the part that thinks about our hair.
Unique hair accessories set you apart from the crowd
“She’s artsy and cute. She seems very creative!”
A mullet is not for everyday wear
“No. Barry Melrose, various country singers and foreign soccer players only.” —Josh, 21
Knit hair accessories show your cozy side—and that’s a good thing
“I would love to take her skiing, particularly for the après-ski.” —Rick, 34
Your little add-ons aren't lost on them.
“She’s artsy and creative. She pays attention to trends even if she doesn’t want to admit it.” —Michael, 30
Bobby-pinned ‘dos aren’t always as sweet as we think
“Flappers are cool, but uh, this also feels a little ‘founding father.’” —Scott, 24
Long, wavy hair is both sexy and fam-friendly
“There she is, my future wife. Her hair is so sexy. I want to run my fingers through it.” —Justin, 30
Super-long hair can be intimidating
“Too. Long. Her hair would get everywhere! Cut a few inches and we’re good to go.” —Tommy, 27
Midlength hair shows your even temper
"This works for me. There’s just something so right about being right in the middle.” —Lorenzo, 39
Rocking your natural hair texture is hot
“I’m digging this natural girl.” —Michael, 23
A messy topknot can look too unfinished
“Isn’t this what girls do when they are washing their face?” —Teddy, 24
Air-dried hair makes him think of showers…and sleepovers.
“This has just the right amount of ‘I don’t care’ to be so hot right now.” —Kyle, 26
Super-short hair sends a low-maintenance vibe.
"I like the idea that she can just roll out of bed and go. It means she can spend a few extra minutes with me in the morning!" —Bobby, 28
If you want to look girly, go for a basic braid.
“She seems very innocent and sweet.” —Alex, 25
A tidy bob reads power player
“This seems fashionable. Looks familiar…editor-in-chief in training?” —Bobby, 29
A sophisticated updo is way sexy
“Professional and sassy. Hubba-hubba!” —Joshua, 21
Drawing inspiration from celebrities can distract them.
“Hey, Snooki.” —Pablo, 28
Spiky pixie cuts look like you're missing your better half.
"Maybe if you are dating Ryan Cabrera and you’re going for the match-y, couple-y thing. Otherwise…no." —Kyle, 26
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