Punk hairstyles are not just for the rebellious counterculture groups, they are also for anyone who wants to make a statement. Short punk hairstyles come in different shapes, forms and colors. A short punk hairstyle may suit you if you are getting tired of your hairdo, and you want to stay in the cutting edge of current hair trends. Donning it will add a little punk attitude in you.
Since the 1970s, the punk rock hairstyle continues to be a popular one among teenagers and adults alike who use their hair to express themselves. The punk rock hairstyle is the standard hairstyle that epitomizes the rock generations, which include pop rock and heavy metal. It is a broad mix of lengths, colors and styles. The short version may include asymmetrical shapes with some sections of the head shaved with patterns. Layering cuts in different lengths to produce spikes characterizes a punk rock hairstyle. The punk rock hairstyle works in solid hair color or with two-tones, such as blond streaks added to black hair or neon streaks of bright purple, pink and green added to blond hair. Applying gel and hairspray will keep the spikes up.
The beaver punk hairstyle offers a shorter, much easier to style punk hairdo than the Mohawk, which has long fanned spikes at the center, does. Characterized by skinned or shaved sides of the head with short thick strip of hair left in the center, the beaver hairstyle is popular among young and adult men.
Skate punk offers asymmetrical lengths and spikes styled with gel. The skate punk hairstyle gives more details to the ends of the hair, making them look tiny and spunky. Adding splashes of brilliant neon colors to the ends of the hair adds visual appeal. Extreme blond dyeing of the hairs is another main characteristic of this hairstyle, which gives the hair a whitish or albino-like appearance.
For those with natural curly or wavy hair, the curly punk hairstyle will work. The curly punk hairstyle preserves the texture of the hair to give it more volume at the top. The short-trimmed locks at the sides and the back frame to the entire hairdo, while leaving the top and bangs with curly style. Styling with mousse, gel and hairspray helps define the crown area and curly bangs. You can choose to soften or stiffen the curls to achieve the desired effect. The curly punk hairstyle gives a more feminine appeal to boyish hair length.
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