No more ‘number 2’ all over, or fail-safe fades. You’re growing it out, and you’ll need a cut that allows it. Find a barber with expertise in taking hair on the long-ride from short, to mid-length and beyond. They’ll also be able to advise on how to maintain your sprouting locks outside the salon (blow drying, products, and the like). Choose your barber and stick with through the duration, they’ll become part of the process with you.
Want to grow your hair out over summer? Here’s what you need to know
Growing-out your hair is a long game. Although a year full of lockdowns and no haircuts has meant that many men have already taken the first steps to a longer mane á la Jason Momoa, it can be difficult to know exactly the right steps to take to keep it looking fresh (especially during that awkward phase).
Growing your do from short back and sides, to lengthier locks could take around two years, and while letting nature do its thing will get your journey going, you’ll need a game-plan long-term. You ready to commit? Thought so. Here’s what you’ll need to do to keep your hair looking strong, while it grows to a length that the King in the North would envy.
By Rachel Spedding