The comb over haircut is a timeless hairstyle that is suitable for men of all ages, with all types of hair, due to its numerous variations.
This haircut is perfect for any type of event, whether you’re heading to work or to a cocktail party.
The comb over will not only make you look like a brand new man, but it will give you a modern touch, as this hairstyle will never fade. Here are our coolest suggestions for this haircut:
1. Side Swept Comb Over
If you already have a medium stubble and you want to keep it, this modern comb over haircut will match perfectly with your beard. You can also throw in a pair of aviator shades to look even cooler!
2. Clean Cut Comb Over Fade
Ask your barber to get the scissors and give you a clean cut, because the comb over can look even better when your hair is swept back.
3. Side Part and Short Stubble
This is one of the most popular comb over haircuts, as you do not need to have really thick and long hair to pull it off. Just use hair gel and groom your beard. You will look impeccable.
4. Comb Over with a Hard Part
A stylist can give you a hard part by shaving your parting line with a razor. You can have a sharp and edgy look if you choose this haircut, which matches perfectly with your clean shaven beard.
5. Classy Comb Over
The age does not matter. You can always choose to wear a comb over haircut. Your grey hair will be fabulous and will give you a classy look.
6. Stylish Comb Over
What better way to make a good impression then a side part and a suit? You know Barney Stinson would approve.
7. The Easy-to-care-for Bald Fade
If you’re too busy and you don’t have time enough to take care of your hairstyle, but you still want to get a comb over, try the bald fade, which will take care of itself.
8. Comb Over with a Bandholz Beard
A Bandholdz beard works wonders with a clean cut comb over. You will turn everyone’s heads and you will be grateful to your barber for this haircut. The comb over with beard will never go out of style!
9. Wavy Comb Over
Don’t worry if your hair has a wavy natural look, you can still pull off this hairstyle, preferably with an undercut as well.
10. Fade Comb Over Haircut with a Hard Part
You can always combine the old comb over and the modern fade cut, the result will definitely suit your needs perfectly.
11. Comb Over for Thick Blonde Hair
Your lion mane will certainly not pass unnoticed if you decide to get this haircut. It’s a very high and volumized pompadour for which we suggest you stock up on hairspray.
12. Razor Fade Long Hair on Top Comb Over
This haircut will go perfectly with your mustache and thick brown hair, so try it and see how you like it.
13. Clean Cut Spiky Waves with Taper Fade
Accessorize this hairstyle with maybe an earring or a goatee and you will look charming without too much effort.
14. Comb Over Haircut for Thick Hair with Skin Fade
If you have thick hair, it would be a waste not to try this haircut, choosing a clean cut that will only make the most out of your strong and beautiful hair.
15. High Fade Comb Over Hairstyle
You can show your spirit of adventure by rocking this hairstyle that works great with other accessories too, like a nose ring for example.
16. Medium Fade Comb Over
If you have straight hair, this is one of the best men haircuts that you will be able to pull off. You can use a liberal amount of hair gel or wax to get the look you want.
17. Undercut Part Mid Fade Comb Over
You can wear this hairstyle any day of the week, either to go to work or to go to the movies. You might even see an actor on the screen wearing the same haircut, as this is popular among them too.
18. Brad Pitt’s Comb Over
He may well have given up the long, blonde locks he used to wear when he was young, but his hair still looks gorgeous, especially with the comb over he had in Fury. He might want to choose this hairstyle again.
19. Short Comb Over
Keep it short and simple, but good-looking at the same time. If you have a beard to go with it, you can rest assured that men will start copying your style.
20. Pompadour Comb Over
The advantage of this haircut is that it goes well with every face shape, be it round, square, diamond or angular.
21. Traditional Comb Over
If you have a wedding or a birthday party to attend , this is the hairstyle that you need. It will match perfectly with your tuxedo. This one works especially for thin hair types.
22. Faded Comb Over Haircut with a Beard
This looks perfect and comfy, being one of the best hairstyles for men with thick hair and bushy beards.
23. Pompadour Side Part with a Garibaldi Beard
Things cannot get better in terms of haircuts than this gorgeous comb-over, which can also work if you have curly hair. We also love the addition of the Garibaldi Beard.
24. Clean Cut Comb Over
This haircut became a very popular trend back in 2013 and even now men still go for this short comb over haircut.
25. No Clean Cut Side Part
You do not have to shave the sides of your head to wear a comb over. You can easily pull off this hairstyle with some hair wax and attention to detail.
26. The Caesar Comb Over
If you are familiar with the classic Caesar haircut, then you will recognize this comb over as being part of that family. It’s a bold and beautiful move for a man to match.
27. Retro Fade Haircut
This retro haircut is a reminder of the elegant 40s and 50s slick back haircuts when men used to wear a lot of product in their hair to make it look shiny and glossy.
28. Faded Comb Over with Design
You can ask your barber to let his imagination go free and include some extra shave lines or designs on the sides of your head.
29. Faded Short Sides Comb Over
It will be easy to take care of your hair once you style it like this, so make sure that your appointment to the barber is still on.
30. Faded Classic Comb Over with Shave Line for Dark Colored Hair
Since this haircut appears not to go out of style, you might as well give it a try and see for yourself why everyone wants this hairstyle so badly.
31. Comb Over Fade Haircut with Spikes
Yes, you can even comb over spikes, if you want. It will make for a very teenage-inspired look, much like the ones we all used to wear in the 2000s. Frosted tips are also still available if you are feeling extra nostalgic.
32. Gorgeous Grey Comb Over
Grey looks good on everyone, so don’t be afraid to try a new haircut and dye your hair.
33. Messy Comb Over Haircut
Who out there is not a fan of the ‘I woke up like this’ look? The simplest way to achieve it is by growing your hair to a medium size and then letting it arrange itself organically with the help of a comb over.
34. Geometrical Comb Over
Your hair will never look better than this, as this piece of haircut will only emphasize the depth and richness of your locks.
35. Zayn Malik’s Sexy Comb Over
Given the fact that this hairstyle is very popular, it’s no wonder that even public figures went for it. Just look at Zayn Malik and his layered, bleached comb over! Here are some more Zayn Malik hairstyles for you to try.
36. Layered Comb Over Haircut
This hairstyle looks simply amazing due to the laid back feel given by the added volume and the faded short sides.
37. Salt and Pepper Comb Over Haircut
As it was stated before, this comb over haircut suits men of all ages and all face shapes. Once you try it the first time, you may never want to switch to other hairstyles.
38. The George Clooney
This haircut will clearly border the faded short sides and the contrasting medium-length hair on top, as advertised by actor George Clooney.
39. Cool and Clean Hairstyle
If you have thick hair and you don’t want your barber to cut too much of it, try this messy hairdo with added volume, which looks very natural and modern.
40. Comb Over with Bushy Beard and Pencil Moustache
Your modern comb over haircut will match very well with full grown facial hair, whether you choose a chevron mustache or a pencil one with a bushy beard.
41. Fun and Fresh Hairstyle
Experimenting new haircuts is one of the advantages of having long hair, so why not shave your sides and rock a cool comb over?
42. Vintage Side Parted Fade
This elegant haircut looks amazing. And it’s not only for men in suits. You can choose a rebellious attire and show off your tattoos. The comb over will give you a classy-edgy look.
43. Well-Groomed Waves
The round shape of your face will be balanced out by this modern comb over haircut, because the middle section stands tall while the sides are short.
44. Brown and Curly Comb Over
Your disheveled curls will still allow you to rock a fade haircut comb over, making it look very natural and eye-catching.
45. Tousled Comb Over
This look is perfect if you have a stubble to match it with and your long layers will allow you to run your fingers through it without ruining the whole hairstyle.
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46. Neat and Elegant Comb Over with Shave Line
The short haircut will be transformed into a chic hairstyle once you apply some hair gel on the middle section, leaving just one hair strand on your forehead.
47. Classic Hairstyle
This fade comb over haircut is the best choice for those who want to look classy at work and still preserve their own personal flair.
48. Ryan Reynolds’ Very Short Comb Over
In case you needed more convincing that this hairstyle is one of the most popular comb over haircut ideas for men, just check out Ryan Reynolds’ picture proudly displaying his choice. Possibly Deadpool’s too, if only he had hair.
49. Loose Comb Over
Add your own twist to this haircut and learn how to experiment with your thick and good-looking hair, increasing the volume of the middle section by using the proper hairstyling products.
50. Sexy Undercut
Another sleek and attractive hairstyle that mixes a classy combed middle section with a modern short sides haircut.
51. Bouncy and Soft Hairstyle with Faded Sides
You can give your hair freedom to move with this fancy haircut, instead of just fixing it in one place. Avoid the hair gel and use hair conditioner instead and a blow dryer to get this look.
52. Classy and Stylish Comb Over Haircut
This hairstyle will perfectly go along with a neat beard. You just have to use the right hair gel and carefully comb your hair on the side.
53. Gareth Bale’s Spiky Side Style
Soccer players are also fans of this hairstyle, Real Madrid’s Welsh striker rocking this fresh look that will work for you too if you play sports on a daily basis and you want a short yet modern haircut.
54. Bleached Top Comb Over
This hairstyle will be better accentuated by the differences in color in your hair, the short black sides contrasting with the bleached and thick middle section.
55. Leonardo DiCaprio’s Hairstyle
If you were asking yourself how did Gatsby get everyone to fall in love with him, it was definitely the hair. This is one of the first things someone looks at when meeting a new person, so why not try to impress from the beginning? DiCaprio’s gentleman like comb over haircut might just do the trick.
56. The Ryan Gosling
Actor Ryan Gosling has always worn this short blonde crop with a side part and a comb over. It’s a very classic, gentleman look that reminds us a lot of old Hollywood and which has now become his signature hairstyle.
57. The Brad Pitt
When he was younger, he used to sport long, flowing, blonde locks. We all remember those days. However, now that he has aged a bit, actor Brad Pitt has moved on to a more mature comb over haircut in a dark brown.
58. The Connor McGregor
His is a hairstyle copied by thousands around the world since he has risen to fame. His good looks and charisma made him a celebrity, and now everyone wants that gelled, wet, long comb over haircut.
59. The David Beckham
It’s probably safe to say that soccer superstar David Beckham has tried every hairstyle known to man so far. Therefore, he wasn’t about to shy away from a nice comb over. Here he is with his natural chestnut hair and a groomed beard.
60. The G-Eazy
Contemporary rapper G-Eazy has a very personal and cool take on the comb over. His overly long and gelled hairdo is a modern nod to the greaser hair era. The hairstyle is in line with his clothes which include leather jackets and super skinny and tight jeans.
These were our coolest comb over haircut ideas in 2018 and we hope at least one of these images has convinced you to try on a new hairstyle. If you were already a group member of men rocking the comb over, then kudos to you! These suggestions might help you when you decide to go for a newer and fresher look, but without giving up on the comb over completely.
September 2019: We updated the styles in this article.