Do it if: Your hair is medium to thick, wavy to straight.
Put the scissors down if: Your hair has extreme texture or curl.
Ask your barber to: Shave away the sides, and keep the length fairly long on top.
How to pull it off: Style at your free will—stick it up or push it to one side. Use a balm like Remino Dry Wax ($22) to make it stay.
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