Even at the height of popularity, the mullet haircut was not for the timid. Known as the “business at the front, party at the back” cut, the mullet has some attitude.
Some of the most famous mullets are from hockey players like Jaromír Jágr and Patrick Kane and country music’s Billy Ray Cyrus and Blake Shelton. Baseball has seen it’s share of mullets and there is definitely more flow emerging from the back of baseball caps these days. One of the most dedicated mullet wearers is Oklahoma State University football coach Mike Gundy.
Believe it or not, the mullet is making a come back. Well, for men with attitude. Modern incarnations of the mullet add mohawks, fades, pompadours, flat tops and hair designs to the look. They can be short, medium, or long but mullets always have flow.
What stays is the same is short fringe at the front and hair long enough to cover the neck at the back. Check out these 25 photos of the classic, modern mullets, and futuristic ways to get some flow.
Cool Mullet Haircuts
1. Hipster Mullet
Mullets can be cool, very cool. This fresh style combines medium hair on top styled with plenty of movement, faded temples, and some thick flow at the back. Somehow it all works and looks great, although not everybody can pull the look off.
2. Short Textured Mullet + Temple Fade
This classic mullet haircut gets texture from wavy hair and spiky styling. Temple faded sides create a sleek silhouette.
3. Mullet with Bangs
Perhaps taking inspiration from Ziggy Stardust, this orange mullet features blunt bangs, a temple fade, and layering at the neckline.
4. Cool Mullet Haircut for Boys
This fashion f0rward mullet mohawk places spikes in between forward fringe and length at the neckline.
5. Side Part Mullet
A cool take on the mullet, medium hair is parted on the side and combed over.
6. Mohawk mullet Haircut
This cool look combines two of the most iconic types of men’s haircuts, the mohawk and the mullet. Each one is a bold look on their own and it’s an even bolder style worn together.
7. Wide Mohawk Mullet + Temple Fade
A small burst fade behind the ear creates a wide mohawk that adds a punk rock edge to this mullet haircut.
8. Burst Fade Mohawk Mullet
Rays emphasize this burst fade mohawk. Short hair is spiked up along the top and back before the flowing mullet. It’s a lot of look but works for this gentleman.
Pompadour Mullet Hairstyles
9. Rockabilly Mullet
A side swept pomp crowns this flowing wavy mullet with a shaved hair design over the temple.
10. Pompadour -> Mohawk -> Mullet
The first image shows shy the mullet is so cool. Length at the back frames the face. This cool version is worn with a wide pompadour at the hairline. A burst fade at the sides creates a mohawk shape with wavy hair creating plenty of texture and volume.
11. Pomp + Mullet Haircut
Short Mullet Haircuts
12. Jared Leto Mullet
Jared Leto has become known for his quirky sense of style, including some wild haircuts. The 30 Seconds to Mars frontman has sported a mullet haircut more than once. This short haircut with plenty of length at the back.
13. Kentucky Waterfall
This mullet, aka Kentucky waterfall, contrasts side burns with shaved temples and short straight hair at the front with longer curly flow at the back.
14. Spiky Hair Mullet
A mullet haircut has plenty of impact at any length. This beard with messy spikes are on trend. Extra length at the back is just cool.
15. Hockey Hair + Mullet
If it wasn’t for the faded sideburns, this slicked back hockey hair with some flow could be from the 90s. It looks as good now as it did back then.
16. Mullet Fade + Hair Design
Slicked back style and faded sides make this haircut all about the flow.
17. Mullet + Beard
Another hipster mullet, this is a clean cut look all over with a some length at the neckline.
Flat Top Mullet
18. Flat Top + Flow
The flat top is a retro men’s haircut that has plenty of modern appeal. Combine it with a mullet for an unexpected combination.
19. Flat Vs Flow
With a short flat top, the business at the front of this mullet haircut is all business. In contrast, the party at the back lets loose with a curl.
20. Flat Top Fade + Mullet
With just enough length at the back to be called a mullet, this short haircut has more hair at the back than the top.
Long Mullet Haircuts
21. Mullet + Bangs
This is a classic men’s haircut with bangs that just keeps going at the neck.
22. Jagged Mullet
Mullets can be styled any way you like. With pointed edges and a few spikes, this long at the back men’s haircut is more rocker than hockey.
23. 1970s Mullet
A mustache and long sideburns give this long mullet hairstyles a 1970s look and feel.
24. Classic Mullet
With short fringe, a long neck, and layering all over this is as classic as the mullet gets.
25. Long Men’s Hair
Even without long hair at the back, this is bold look. It might be a rat tail, but that’s still a type of mullet.
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