Long hair, don’t care, they say. A slogan made famous by the hippy movement, dismissing perceived prudish and conservative attitudes of previous generations, made it to the radar of today’s men.

From football players, Hollywood actors, members of various subcultures to anyone really, most guys seem to have pulled off long locks at some point in their lives. And while many came to the conclusion that long hair is not for them, others stuck with it for many years to come.

But this post is about the former ones who decided it was time to bid farewell to their luscious locks and have their hair trimmed. So let's see how they did in these cute transformation pictures below!

#1

I Donated My Hair To Wigs For Kids This Week!

I Donated My Hair To Wigs For Kids This Week!

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Cecilia Herrera
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2 months ago

You supported a good cause, and still look great. Win win.

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#2

I’ve Been Growing Out My Hair For 3 Years After I First Heard You Can Give Them To A Charity That Makes Wigs For Children With Cancer. Today Was The Day To Cut Them All Of, Send Them In And Start Over Again. Hopefully I Can Make As Much Kids As Possible Happy With A New Set Of Hair

I’ve Been Growing Out My Hair For 3 Years After I First Heard You Can Give Them To A Charity That Makes Wigs For Children With Cancer. Today Was The Day To Cut Them All Of, Send Them In And Start Over Again. Hopefully I Can Make As Much Kids As Possible Happy With A New Set Of Hair

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Al Christensen
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2 months ago

Now he's working on his next donation: Beards for Bros.

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#3

I Listened To None Of You, Cut 13 Years Of Long Hair Off Yesterday

I Listened To None Of You, Cut 13 Years Of Long Hair Off Yesterday

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Chrissie Mörbe
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2 months ago

much better

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Long hairstyles for men are becoming an ever more frequent sight. As the lockdowns around the world are finally eased, the amount of guys coming out of their homes with long luscious hair has exponentially increased. After all, it was a perfect opportunity to challenge your inner long-haired Brad Pitt and see if you get any "oh, this looks quite good actually"-kinda compliments.

Bored Panda talked to Dovile Osia, an experienced hair stylist and colorist based in Vilnius, Lithuania who said that long hairstyles are becoming more and more popular. “I believe it has to do with fading gender lines, since the haircuts are no longer divided into 'female' and 'male.'”

Dovile also noticed that if a man opts for a long haircut, it’s quite hard for him to part with it. “For many men, long hair becomes their signature style,” the hair stylist explained.

#4

I Donated My Hair A Few Weeks Ago. First Time Doing It

I Donated My Hair A Few Weeks Ago. First Time Doing It

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Kitti B.
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2 months ago

the pic on the left *_* I'm in love *_*

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#5

Mad Lad Donates Hair

Mad Lad Donates Hair

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Sue Steven
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2 months ago

Amazing! Wecome back, face! You look great

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#6

Before And After, Thanks For The Advice Guys!

Before And After, Thanks For The Advice Guys!

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Deborah B
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2 months ago

Very handsome both ways. I love the long hair, but the short cut suits his face very well.

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The benefits of long hair are that it's super versatile, meaning you can wear it down, in a bun, braided… the possibilities are endless! On the other hand, the effortlessness of a long haircut is often just an illusion.

Not only do men who wish to let their hair down require regular cuts and care, they also need to spend more time on that. Think of blow-drying your hair and putting on a regular nourishing mask… it’s not for every woman, let alone a man!

“Long hair requires way more care than short cuts simply because hair’s beauty is not just its length. There’s no point in walking around with long but shabby hair with no shine,” Dovile stated. When asked which men look best with long hair, the hair stylist said that there are no rules. “If a person looks and feels good with one or the other hair, it means that cut definitely suits them.”

#7

Cut 6 Years Of Long Hair Off Today Against All Your Advice. Glad I Did!

Cut 6 Years Of Long Hair Off Today Against All Your Advice. Glad I Did!

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Mihai Mara
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2 months ago

From a Disney princess to a Disney prince.

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#8

I’ve Been Growing My Hair Out For 4 Years For Donation. Finally Cut It And Feel Like A New Man

I’ve Been Growing My Hair Out For 4 Years For Donation. Finally Cut It And Feel Like A New Man

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Esté
Community Member
2 months ago

Your hair looks beautiful!! You will make somebody SO happy with it!!

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#9

Finally Chopped My Hair After 10 Years. Opinions?

Finally Chopped My Hair After 10 Years. Opinions?

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Nannychachi
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2 months ago

He looks like girl/boy twins!

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According to Joe Mills, there’s never been a better time to consider a longer hairstyle. “It’s really diverse at the moment with longer hair. You’ve got guys with hair flowing down past their shoulders through to guys with seventies Bowie-style cuts with short fringes.”

Mills explained that “People first started moving towards a softer, Stone Roses-style look, and it went from there. You always have a phase where everyone’s having sharp, short haircuts, then people buck the trend and it starts to filter through.”

Most importantly, you gotta remember that long hair is really more about the attitude than about the look. No wonder so many men and women opt for shorter cuts instead, as they often require less effort and fit a wider range of people.

#10

I Think I Made The Right Choice

I Think I Made The Right Choice

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Steve Barnett
Community Member
2 months ago

Yes, you've definitely got a Tom Hardy look about you now!

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#11

Had Long Hair For 4 Years, How'd I Do?

Had Long Hair For 4 Years, How'd I Do?

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Heather Menard
Community Member
2 months ago

Much better

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#12

I Did A Thing: First Cut In Nearly Four Years. Thanks To All The Lovely People To Chimed In On My Last Post Here!

I Did A Thing: First Cut In Nearly Four Years. Thanks To All The Lovely People To Chimed In On My Last Post Here!

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the redqueen
Community Member
2 months ago

I absolutely love men with long hair- but you look 100% more handsome without all the hair-I think the hair distracts from your cute face.

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#13

Thanks To The Advice Here, I Chopped The Mop After A Good 2+ Years. Beyond Excited With The Results!

Thanks To The Advice Here, I Chopped The Mop After A Good 2+ Years. Beyond Excited With The Results!

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the redqueen
Community Member
2 months ago

Dude- the difference is night and day. Wow. Keep the short hairstyle -you went from "ehhhh", to DAAAAMMMMNN!

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#14

Update: Posted Here A Couple Days Ago, Here's The Result. Thanks For Your Advice Mha!

Update: Posted Here A Couple Days Ago, Here's The Result. Thanks For Your Advice Mha!

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DKS 001
Community Member
2 months ago

handsome either way

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#15

Chopped Off The Mane And Beard. I Really Loved My Long Hair, But I Think The Fresh Cut Fits Me. Keep It Short, Or Grow It Back Out?

Chopped Off The Mane And Beard. I Really Loved My Long Hair, But I Think The Fresh Cut Fits Me. Keep It Short, Or Grow It Back Out?

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Steve Barnett
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2 months ago (edited)

Nice, but I'd reconsider your choice of mascara! ;O)

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#16

Got Tired Of Looking Like A Hobo - Got A Haricut And Trimmed The Beard. Better?

Got Tired Of Looking Like A Hobo - Got A Haricut And Trimmed The Beard. Better?

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Antonia
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2 months ago

much better

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#17

Just Chopped My 2-Year Flow. What Do You Guys Think?

Just Chopped My 2-Year Flow. What Do You Guys Think?

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YoyoSthlm
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks way better!

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#18

Jesus To Gq - First Haircut In 2 Years

Jesus To Gq - First Haircut In 2 Years

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neonn_pieee
Community Member
2 months ago

That blend in the second picture is soooo clean. I love it.

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#19

2 Years Of Growth And A Chop

2 Years Of Growth And A Chop

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R Carson
Community Member
2 months ago

good either way

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#20

One Year Of Lockdown Growth. Having Longer Hair Is Fun But I'm Unsure How To Style It Or If I Should Go Shorter Again? All Advice Welcome!

One Year Of Lockdown Growth. Having Longer Hair Is Fun But I'm Unsure How To Style It Or If I Should Go Shorter Again? All Advice Welcome!

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Antonia
Community Member
2 months ago

looks fine to me

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#21

A Year Ago I Cut Off My Hair And Donated It. Here's A Before And After, One Year Difference

A Year Ago I Cut Off My Hair And Donated It. Here's A Before And After, One Year Difference

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Mihai Mara
Community Member
2 months ago

Left picture could have been used in a L'Oreal commercial :))

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#22

Chopped Off 1.5 Years Of Hair Growth! How’d I Do?

Chopped Off 1.5 Years Of Hair Growth! How’d I Do?

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Mazer
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

I like both, shorter highlights your face better

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#23

It’s Been Officially A Month Since I Made This Change. I Was So Scared But The Feedback Has Been Amazing And I Love It!

It’s Been Officially A Month Since I Made This Change. I Was So Scared But The Feedback Has Been Amazing And I Love It!

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Yili Lai
Community Member
2 months ago

Cuuuuuute

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#24

Went For The Big Chop! What Do You Think?

Went For The Big Chop! What Do You Think?

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SirPatTheCat
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh come on let him make whatever face he wants. Nobody likes being told to smile.

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#25

Grew My Hair For About A Year And A Half On A Whim And Decided To Get It Cut Today. Really Happy With The Result

Grew My Hair For About A Year And A Half On A Whim And Decided To Get It Cut Today. Really Happy With The Result

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Isabela Ivan
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2 months ago

It takes me 5 yrs to grow hair that long...

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#26

From This To This. Been Growing It Since 2015. Thoughts?

From This To This. Been Growing It Since 2015. Thoughts?

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Robert Thompson
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2 months ago

You don't realize how heavy it was, until it is gone.

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#27

Long vs. Short

Long vs. Short

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Michelle M
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks great in both

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#28

Feeling Confident, I Cut My Hair Short For The First Time In About 15 Years

Feeling Confident, I Cut My Hair Short For The First Time In About 15 Years

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Heather Menard
Community Member
2 months ago

So much better. You don't look like a guy that lives in his mom's basement anymore.

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#29

Before And After. My Hair Was In Growth Since 2017, And With That Haircut, It's Way More Practical Now

Before And After. My Hair Was In Growth Since 2017, And With That Haircut, It's Way More Practical Now

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Michelle M
Community Member
2 months ago

The Lord sure bestows unfair amount of hair to people. I would kill for this hair.

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#30

Chopped My Hair Off After 7 Years!

Chopped My Hair Off After 7 Years!

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Tracey
Community Member
2 months ago

That swoopy-bangs look in the second pic suits him so much better!

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