Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle

Short Straight Alternative Hairstyle

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The back of this short alternative hairstyle is tapered into the neck with short to medium layers jagged cut up to the crown and around the sides to form this fantastic shape with plenty of texture which is great for those looking for a style to wow friends and family. The front layers are also jagged cut to finish off the style perfectly.


  • Hair Category: Alternative
  • Hair Length: Short
  • Hair Elasticity: Straight


  • Gender: Men
  • Face Shape:
  • Hair Density: Thin/Medium
  • Hair Texture: Fine/Medium
  • Age: Under 21, 21 - 30, and 31 - 40
  • Height: Any
  • Weight: Thin/Average
  • Glasses: Without glasses suits best


  • Styling Time: 10 minutes
  • Products: Lacquer and Moulding Cream
  • Styling Tip: Use your fingers to direct your hair into place and allow your products to dry naturally.

Styling Steps

1 . Tease Hair

Pick up a small selection of hair from your mid section no bigger than your tail comb. Place your comb at the roots and then comb up and down until the hair is standing up by itself. Continue to the crown and finish at the sides. Repeat this step if you require more volume.

2 . Style Hair Down at the Back Using Moulding Cream

Apply some moulding cream to your fingertips and then pull it through the ends of your hair in a downward motion to achieve a textured look.

3 . Style Sides Down Using Moulding Cream

Using a small amount of moulding cream, work it through the mid-lengths and ends in a downward motion. For added texture, pinch the ends as you go sparingly.

4 . Flatten the Top Using Moulding Cream

Apply moulding cream to the palms of your hands, and then starting at the top-back area, drag your hands forward, flattening your hair down as you go. For a longer lasting style repeat this step.

5 . Use Moulding Cream for Texture

Apply moulding cream to your fingertips and then pinch small clumps of hair in an up and forward motion. Pinch the clumps in different directions for a messier look.

6 . Lift Roots Using Moulding Cream

Apply some moulding cream to your fingertips and then rub it into your roots while lifting your strands for added body. Be sure not to use too much moulding cream at the roots as this can result in a glugy and thick uncomfortable feel.

7 . Apply Lacquer

Lacquer is great for strong hold. A small amount is all that is required to finish and should be applied from an arms length distance to the entire style.

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