25 Timeless Prohibition Haircut Ideas – Cuts with a Touch of Elegance
Prohibition haircut is a classic cut that is suitable for a gentleman that wants to maintain a neat and stylish appearance. It is one of those cuts that have been around for many decades but its popularity seems to be on the rise, and this is more so for men that prefer to wear formal looks. This hairdo works for almost any hair type including those that are thin and thick, but it looks better on guys with straight strands.
The key features of this style include a long top (about two inches) and short faded sides but the long strands on the upper section can have varying styles. Also, you need to use high-quality pomade or wax to style the long strands at the top. Here are 25 beautiful prohibition cut ideas that you can replicate effortlessly.
# 1 Sleek with Side Part
This retro haircut is a perfect example of what a modern gentleman should wear. It maintains some neat strands at the top that you should style with a lot of pomade and sharp side part that disconnects it from the short faded sides.
# 2 Choppy and Classic
A cut like this one requires leaving some textured forward swept locks at the top while giving the rest of the head a skin fade to create a traditional-looking headdress.
# 3 Zero Faded V-Back Mohawk
A mohawk can also create an interesting prohibition cut if you design it inventively. In this design, it has a skillful tapering and v-shape at the back and some upswept wavy strands at the top. The sides are short and with a smooth zero skin fade.
# 4 Classic Brush Back
The striking shape of this haircut comes from taper fading the sides and leaving some long wavy strands on the upper section. You should then apply some pomade on the long hair and style it with a brush back.
# 5 Clean and Simple Undercut
Even a barber with little experience can achieve this haircut as it is just straightforward. It is about leaving a long forward swept and layered top and a faded undercut on the sides.
# 6 Natural Side-Part Comb Over
Although the barber uses a razor to form this side part, it follows the natural parting of the hair. The cut has a beautiful taper fade below it, but the sleek comb-over at the top is the highlight of the headdress.
# 7 Wavy Taper Cut
The natural waves in the upper part of this haircut will require a little product for styling and they combine with the taper cut sides to create an awesome hairdo.
# 8 Flawless Tapered Comb Over
The prohibition haircut is always about keeping things elegant and tight. This hairstyle achieves this with a massive comb-over at the top and a razor line to disconnect it from the tapered section.
# 9 Plenty of Textures with Lots of Movement
Only a skilled barber can give you the spiky textures at the top part of this haircut. The spiky strands also have a lot of movement on the top, but the sides and back are short and with a uniform fade.
# 10 Sassy Undercut Slick Back
For any haircut to stand out, the barber or stylist has to be very creative. This particular one is as creative as any can get and it entails maintaining some length throughout the head. However, the strands on the crown are longer than the tapered sides and back. The styling involves finger combine the long hair over the tapered undercut.
# 11 Glamorous Comb Over
You will hardly find a haircut with more glamor than this one. It maintains some long strands at the top that you should style with a harp part and by sweeping them into a smooth comb over.
# 12 Low and Tapered Pomp
The slight lift at the front is what gives this haircut its pompadour appearance. It also has a smooth tapering at the back and on the sides. But, the use of pomade is what makes it possible to give the strands their sleek styling.
# 13 Pomp with a Modern Touch
You can never achieve the perfect prohibition haircut without high-quality pomade, and this hairdo proves it. It is a sleek modern pompadour with tapering on the sides and back, but the neatness of the strands is what makes this haircut special.
# 14 Classy Taper and Combo Over
The uniform tapering on the sides of this hairstyle is impressive, and it combines with the soft side part and comb over to give the gentleman a simple but head-turning appearance.
# 15 Curly and Textured
Giving your curly hair some texture is one of the best ways to enhance its appearance. But, you also need a good cut, and for this style, it involves forming a soft side part and fading the sides before finishing with a forward sweep and slight comb-over of the strands on the upper section.
# 16 The Bald Taper
The smooth taper on this hairdo is fantastic, and it combines with the up and back swept strands on the crown to create an impressive prohibition appearance.
# 17 Waves with a Middle Mini Part
The high and thick waves at the top make this a unique hairdo, but the introduction of the middle mini part is what makes it unique. These thick waves also have a sharp line-up at the front and skin fade on the sides.
# 18 Neat and Sexy
Everything about this haircut is just perfect, and this is what makes it an excellent cut for a modern gentleman. It pairs a sleek comb over with a razor line and a skin fade taper cut to create an attention-grabbing appearance.
# 19 High and Tight
The high and tight strands at the top will require some skills and a lot of product to style them. And if you pair them with a sharp razor line and a bald fade you can be confident of an outstanding and elegant appearance.
# 20 Disconnected and Blown Mane with Low Skin Fade
Men with a thick dark mane should try out this beautiful haircut. It is about leaving the long strands at the top, forming a side part and giving the rest of the head a zero skin fade. The styling entails applying a small amount of pomade and blow-drying the thick mane.
# 21 High Sexy Waves
The smooth waves at the top will only require you to use some hold product to style them and finish the style by making the sides short and uniform
# 22 Glossy and Flawless Mane
The natural shine of this hair also has a significant role to play in creating this hairdo. But, the thick and textured waves that you should style with a lift and inventive side sweep is the center of attraction.
# 23 Slicked and Textured Bangs
Numerous things make this haircut unique, but the textured bangs are at the top of the list. Their styling entails sweeping them back in subtle layers and you should enhance them with taper fade and a razor line.
# 24 Sweet and Smooth Waves
This beautiful haircut is about maintaining some upswept and smooth waves in the crown and chopping the sides short and uniform. You will need some product to keep the waves in place, and you should finish by running your fingers through for a slight mess.
# 25 Tight and Layered Top with Bald Fade
A short hair with an excellent texture like this one makes styling easy for you because you only need a simple forward sweep with slight layering and lift at the front. This prohibition design then finishes with a bald fade on the sides and back.
The prohibition haircut is timeless, trendy and versatile which makes it excellent for any man. Whether you like to keep things neat and formal or funky, there are numerous options available and this picture gallery will give you more than enough ideas.