As non-essential businesses like barbershops and salons were closed in the past four months of the community quarantine in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all compelled to either let our hair grow or let someone from our homes cut it.
And now that those establishments are operating again, many of us are surely rushing to have our hair done, especially the guys. But if you’re still contemplating on what to do with your crowning glory, here are eight styles from our favourite leading men in Kapamilya films and teleseryes you may want to try according to your personality type or desire, complete with tips on how to achieve each.
The Frat Boy Look
If you want to brandish the so-called “Frat Boy Energy”, then Enrique Gil’s hair in the 2015 Star Cinema romantic flick “Just The Way You Are,” wherein he portrayed the campus heartthrob Drake Sison, is definitely for you. Maybe this hairdo could even help you have your own Liza Soberano as well.
The Good Boy Look
The upcoming academic year might be via online or maybe you’re an adult working from home, but that should not hinder you from looking good. Take it from the Edward Barber’s charming character, Luke, in the romantic-comedy movie “Loving in Tandem,” whose nice guy aura easily bewitched Maymay Entrata’s Shine.
The Boy-Next-Door Look
Arguably, this style is common among guys since it’s effortless and exudes a “cool” impression. If you’re the type who’s not fond of spending a chunk of his time in front of the mirror, then this “woke-up-like-this” or laidback look ala-James Reid’s Tristan in the 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival entry “Beauty and the Bestie” is definitely perfect for you.
The Heartthrob Look
Meanwhile, if you are the type who’s into classic look, you may try copping Aga Muhlach’s hair in the iconic 1995 film “Sana Maulit Muli,” wherein he played the lead male protagonist Jerry. Hollywood star Johnny Depp, who’s also an ultimate chick magnet, sports this sleek and stylish look as well.
The Hippie Look
For those dudes who now has long manes because of the lockdown and has decided to keep it, then this 60’s hippie look that’s making its comeback at present is for you. And when your long hair turns boring, you can always do the “man bun”, which is also cool! Known for wearing this look is Hashtags member Kid Yambao, who plays Apol Mabunga in the Kapamilya primetime series Pamilya Ko.
The Oppa Look
Are you one of those guys who have been wondering why the ladies are going gaga over Korean male superstars, who they regard as “oppa”? Well, one reason could be their hairstyles that make them appear extra dashing. Apparently, some of our beloved Kapamilya leading men are already rocking this look, such as King of Hearts Daniel Padilla in the 2016 romance drama film “Barcelona: A Love Untold,” wherein he impressed us with his portrayal of Ely. Make girls scream “Saranghae” and brandish finger hearts by copping this look!
The Military Man Look
And for those dudes who are lazy yet wants to appear buff, then this low maintenance look worn Jake Cuenca in the Kapamilya Gold series Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Los Bastardos as one the lead male protagonists Isagani Cardinal is the style perfect for you!
The CEO Look
Lastly, if you’re someone who works in an office, this look inspired by Ian Veneracion’s well-admired character, Eduardo Buenavista, in the 2015 remake of Pangako Sa ‘Yo will definitely not fail to make you appear respectable. This smart and suave look isn’t only suitable for the certified titos out there, but for the millennial gents as well.
Click on the video to see how each hairstyle looks like and to also find out how each can be achieved via the simple instructions provided herein!