The Hearthrob Hair Trend

Men's Hair Styles at Martin & Phelps Cheltenham Hair Salon

The Heartthrob Hair Trend for Men at Martin & Phelps Hair Salon in Cheltenham

At Martin & Phelps hairdressing salon in Cheltenham we offer a professional men’s hairdressing service with our fully trained and skilled barbers.  As well as offering the best men’s hair cuts and styles, we can offer advice on the latest hair trends for men and best new looks. 

We know it can be difficult if you are growing out short hair or looking for a modern style for longer hair – it’s easy for mid length hair to look simply untidy.  Luckily at Martin & Phelps barbers in Cheltenham we have some good news for those of you struggling with this problem!  The latest hair trend for men sees the return of the Nineties heartthrob hairstyle, which is ideal for mid-length locks.

The look involves messy hair swept back off the face, falling into curtains either side.  It’s a favourite hairstyle of the angel faced Hollywood bad boy (think Johnny Depp c.1995) and was one of the biggest men’s hair trends of the 1990’s.  It has now been given a 21st Century update, with celebrities including Cole Sprouse, Harry Styles and Brooklyn Beckham all sporting the look.

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Hair Ideas for Men with Naturally Curly Hair

The heartthrob hairstyle mustn’t look over styled or too structured.  It’s all about an undone look which shouts indifference and cool.  This relaxed style works really well for men who have naturally curly or wavy hair, and with some clever products and just styling with your fingers you can recreate the look at home with ease.

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Longer Hairstyles for Gents – The Healthy Heartthrob Hairstyle

There’s something alluring about a cool guy with long, healthy locks: just right for running the fingers through!  There’s a reason why those Head & Shoulders adverts with David Ginola were so popular of course!  Cole Sprouse is now modelling a modern version of this look, with plenty of volume and shine to his hair.  To attain this style yourself, make sure you get a really great cut at Martin and Phelps and wash your hair with a professional volumising shampoo – ask your Martin & Phelps barber which hair product would work best for your hair type.

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Get a Hairstyle Like Beckham!

Back in the 1990s, footballer David Beckham was considered one of the ultimate British fashion icons.  Looking back now at his crispy bright blonde curtain hair style, perhaps it wasn’t the best look to recreate!  Thankfully his youngest son Cruz has now updated his dad’s most iconic style and added a 21st Century twist.  Today the hairstyle should be worn with plenty of volume and with less structure to the curtains.  You can recreate the look with a small amount of volumising & holding product: start by running your fingers up through the front of your hair, then let the hair fall naturally to either side, with strands falling to the front.  The end result should look effortlessly cool!

How to Achieve the Perfect Heartthrob Hairstyle at Home – Hairstyling Tips for Men

One of the best things about the new heartthrob hairstyle trend is that it’s very low maintenance and easy to style at home.  Getting a great hair cut is the essential first step though, and you should ask you Martin & Phelps stylist to add layers, but leave the hair longer on the top and towards the front.

After washing, hair should be gently towel dried to avoid frizz, and we recommend you then “scrunch” a light cream or mousse product through the roots and length.   Your hair can then be left to dry naturally or you could use a diffuser if you want to create greater volume.  Finish by styling your hair with your fingers to create a deconstructed, natural look.  Speak to your Martin & Phelps stylist about the best products from our Hair Fudge range to help you achieve the perfect look.

Book Your Men’s Hair Cut or Style at Martin & Phelps Hairdressers in Cheltenham

Looking for the best men’s hairdressers in Cheltenham?  Whether you want a whole new hairstyle or simply a tidy up, book in to our relaxed and friendly Cheltenham hair salon for the best barber experience in the area.   Call us on 01242 523 568 or book online using the pop-up button at the side of the page.