And here we were thinking guyliner was the boldest men would go into the beauty realm… From the ever-popular man bun to completely decorated beards, 2015 was a pretty memorable year for guys’ grooming trends. As proof that guys are stepping up their grooming game, we comprised a list of the top 5 dude beauty trends taking over social media and the real world. Let’s hear it for the boys—maybe they aren’t as uninterested as they seem to let on…
Love it or hate it, the man bun isn’t going anywhere for now. The updo—most frequently seen in the wild in uber-hip locales gained even more steam after stars like Shahid Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurana, Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Deshmukh were spotted rocking a knot, and while opinions on the look are very divisive, we can all agree that it takes a certain guy to pull one off. Just don’t yank your strands back too tight, guys.
The Glitter Beard
If it looks like your guy has been dipping into your MAC pigment jars for his own use, you have the glitter beard trend to thank. Trending on YouTube as the Gay Beard, we are sure to spot men with glitter beard soon.
Floral Beard because why not?
A beard that bears a pretty strong resemblance to a rose garden, of course. Let the images populating the #FlowerBeard hashtag on Instagram serve as proof that guys are willing to combine their grooming skills with the art of floral arrangement
Day-Glo highlights aren’t just for the girls! Taking a page out of the Katy Perry handbook, stars like Joe Jonas and Zayn Malik have been dabbling with Manic Panic dyes of the blue and gray variety.
Braid it up!
True, guys have been rocking cornrows for decades, but now those pompadour-sporting boys who would typically anchor their hair into a man bun have been trying their hands at loose French braided styles, and we confess—we’re not mad about it.