The crew cut haircuts are one of the most popular cuts of all time because they are practical and easy to maintain. Styling a crew cut requires keeping the hair long at the top and cutting it shorter at the back and sides.
The options of the crew cut haircut make it more common among men. This year, French crops, in particular, are trending. What are French crops, you ask? Well slide to discover this and many more in this list of the best crew cuts to wear!
1. French Crop Disheveled Spikes
The basis of this haircut is a French crop, which is basically a crew cut with a straight, longer fringe. Compared to Caesar cuts, French crops have much shorter sides. To achieve disheveled spikes, all you have to do is run your fingers through your hair several times from different directions. Use a bit of hair product to hold it in place.
2. Thick Crew Cut Haircuts
A crew cut looks mesmerizing with really thick textured hair. All you have to do for this style is to wake up and go. No worries at all!
3. Military High and Tight Crew Cut Haircuts
If you are not a military man, this military style cut can still look amazing on you. The hair is shaved high up the head, leaving a tight strip of longer hair in the middle for styling. Its called the high and tight.
4. Simple Long Crew Cut Haircuts
The charm of this hairstyle consists in its simplicity and uniqueness. It’s nothing fancy, nor is it a pretentious kind of style, so it is very easy to achieve and maintain.
5. Brushed Crew Cut
A short crew cut saves a lot of time and you can easily comb it, if necessary. This helps if there is any hair out of its place, which rarely happens because of the length.
6. Mid-Length Disheveled Crew
Mid-length hair on men can work great with a slightly disheveled haircut. Run your fingers through it one way and then the other to achieve this slightly disrupted look.
7. Subtle Side Fringe Crew Cut Haircuts
Your hair should be left as nature created it, except for the presence of a very subtle side fringe. A gentle sweep with a comb will help kick your fringe slightly to one side.
8. Spiked Fringe Crew Cut Haircuts
Apply a bit of hair product on your hands and then run your fingers upwards through the starting section of your fringe. This will create a soft and spiked look.
9. Thin and Tousled Top
This type of tousled crew cut demands a lot of hair product. Run your fingers through your thin hair above each ear in a half-moon shape along the front of your head.
10. Thick and Lightly Tousled
A thick top and sides look amazing when they are lightly tousled. All you need is just a bit of hair product for this fancy look, so try not to overdo it and keep it as natural as possible.
11. Out of Control Crew Cut
If your hair is inclined to be wild and free and you do not wish to keep it otherwise, cut your hair into various lengths and let it settle on its own without styling it.
12. Square Hairline
If you are the lucky owner of a square jawline, then you can complement your features with a straight hairline or a square one, depending on your taste.
13. Contrast Crew Cut Haircut
For a really stunning crew cut haircut, keep the sides closely shaved while allowing the hair in the center of your head to grow into a voluminous and thick style.
14. Contemporary Ivy League
This stunning look is perfect for college students! Use a small amount of hair product in your blowout hair so that you can gel up your fringe in a nice shape. You’ve now got a polished Ivy League-style hairstyle.
15. Crew Cut with Quiff
To add your crew cut a classy look, a mini-quiff fits perfectly into your style. Use hair product on the front part of your hair to lift it up and back into a quiff.
16. Asymmetrical Crew Cut
Rather than having the same length everywhere, you can run your fingers through your hair from left to right to create an eye-catching asymmetrical side part.
17. Soft Spikes with Tapered Sides
Achieve extra height with your style by creating soft spikes. Adding tapered sides to your style will give you a really trendy appearance.
18. Thick Crown
This crew cut gets thicker towards the back of the style. It is a neat and fresh haircut that requires very little maintenance and almost no styling.
19. Thick and Tug-a-ble
This is perfect for running your fingers through your hair if it’s thick, textured, and tousled. This crew cut hairstyle is just perfect if you want to create an outstanding and amazing look.
20. Manicured Crew Cut
Create a manicured hairstyle by putting a lot of product in your hair before styling it. Use a comb to even the hair product and to make sure that every hair is in the right place.
21. Brushed Forward Crew Cut Haircuts
Your soft spikes can look perfect if you comb them forward from behind. This look is particularly simple and easy to maintain when you have very short sides.
22. Short Sides with Tousled Top
The sides are cut short and help add length across the entire width of your head. Cross your fingers through it from the front to give it a tousled appearance.
23. Mid-Length Soft Spikes Crew Cut Haircuts
This hairstyle is suitable if you have thick and luscious hair. Due to the length and thickness of the hair, it becomes easier to style it even without using any styling product.
24. Straight Hairline
A precise straight-cut hairline is ideal for a preppy appearance. It is a great option for people who wish to create a look which is educated yet masculine.
25. Long and Spiky Crew Cut
Any hair length can be transformed into spiky hair if you have the right styling product. Apply wax to your hair, run a comb, and then run your fingers from the roots to the tips for styling.
26. Uniform Length Crew Cut
This haircut has a uniform length across the head. It looks rather striking in either gold blond or medium light brown colors. This hairstyle is simple and yet effective.
27. Thinning Hair Crew Cut Haircuts
You might have thinner hair which is also beginning to recede but you can still look amazing with some help from a simple crew cut. Short hair makes thinner hair less noticeable.
28. Subtle Faux Hawk Crew Cut Haircuts
If you are not ready to wear a real mohawk, go for a faux hawk style with a side part. Create a line of raised hair down the middle of your head resembling the classic mohawk style.
29. Spiked Crew Cut Haircut
Achieve the defined spikes by some hair products and then run a comb straight upwards through your tresses (starting from the roots).
30. Hair Lift Crew Cut
You can get this style by heating a little hair gel on your hands and then running your fingers upwards several times. This style offers a base that will suit most any face and head shape.
31. Mid Short Cut with Beard
Use a clipper to cut your hair to the same length size. Afterward, set your beard trimmer to the same cut length for an all-over stunning look.
32. Thick and Luscious with a Light Beard
People enjoy running their fingers through thick and luscious longer crew cut haircuts. The style works well when a beard is involved as well because it shows both softness and masculinity.
33. Hipster Flat Top
The flat top style originates from an older military haircut – only without the same rough masculinity. Hair product and a tooth comb are all you need to fix your hair.
34. Soft and Textured
A soft and textured short crew cut is the best choice for men who do not want longer hair but who are also concerned about looking too rough because of a very close cut.
35. Mid-Length Crew Cut
A mid-length crew cut haircut is a classy look. It is quite simple, it requires no styling, and it works well with almost any face shape. Just look how cool Tom Hardy looks with one!
36. Short Crew Cut
This short crew cut really makes the shape of your head get noticed. A short crew cut looks awesome with a beard but it also looks just as good with a clean-shaven face.
37. Micro Flick
If you have a relatively short haircut, you can opt for a short hair flick at the front. This gives your hairstyle a subtle hint of a difference without drawing too much attention to it.
38. Crew Cut Haircut with Highlights
Adding highlights on the tips of your hair can give the impression of thickness and more texture. Pick a color that complements your natural hair color for a balanced look.
39. Mohawk Curly Crew Cut
This hairstyle is a crew cut crossed with a mohawk. Keep your hair very short at the sides and pair it with a longer strip from the top towards the back.
40. Colored Tips Crew Cut
Coloring the tips of your hair is still a very popular style and will likely not go out of fashion anytime soon. Colored tips help give textured hair more definition by making it look thicker.
41. Lightly Curled Crew
A crew cut haircut is a great choice for anyone with slightly curly hair. This type of haircut makes the curls easier to handle and still allows you to show off your natural style.
42. Textured Fluffy Crew Cut
Run your fingers upwards through your hair to achieve this chaotic and fluffy texture. You can improve the texture by getting highlights and lowlights all over your crown.
43. Long Top with Tapered Sides
Leave the top of your crew cut haircut long and then trim your sides gradually shorter. This style is great for any occasion and is also easy to style.
44. Stubbly Sides Crew Cut
For this hairstyle, the top of your hair must be longer and thicker. Also, you can use a beard trimmer to shave the sides. Keep your beard at the same length so that your hair and your beard are balanced.
45. Wiry Spikes Cut
If your hair is made of thick wiry strands it may emerge into natural wiry spikes until it reaches an optimal length. Keep your hair short enough to style it with ease.
46. Side-Swept Tousled Crew
For this side-swept tousled crew cut style, you need to keep some length on the crown. Run hair product through your hair by sweeping it from left to right.
47. Long and Tousled Dyed Crew Cut
This hairstyle is the longer version of a crew cut (but it still looks fabulous!). Putting in blonde or white will help add more texture and volume to your hair.
48. Fluffy Spikes
Fluffy spikes can look amazing if you choose to style them in a messy manner. If your hair is fluffy, you will notice that many people will be itching to run their fingers through your tresses.
49. Center Crew Cut Haircut
Shave your sides so that you only remain with thick hair on the very top of your head. The rest of your hair should be only stubble with a bit of natural styling.
50. Widow’s Peak
If your natural hairline is not straight, then a widow’s peak can work great with it. You will notice that even as the hair gets shorter, your hairline will work with the style, rather than against it.
The crew cut haircut consists of a variety of short and regular hairstyles that were commonly worn by sports teams many years ago and which have since developed into a style of their own.
This cut is rather easy to achieve, and besides, it makes your features look more expressive. The crew cut is one of the best options for the majority of men who appreciate neatness, style, and value their time.
So which of these crew cuts will you go for?
This article was updated in August 2019.
Darla is a hairstylist and makeup artist. She loves creating bold and edgy looks for her clients and is very passionate about what she does. She has always loved writing, but never thought that she would ever get to publish her content. She decided to give it a try when she discovered us, and has been writing for our readers ever since!
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