How to Style: Short and Messy

Short and Messy styles are a great pick for anyone who wants to look sharp, but doesn’t want to have to put in too much time behind the mirror.

These styles became popularized in the 90’s, exploded in the noughties and haven’t ever really gone out of fashion since!

The best thing about the Short and Messy styles is that they are really easy to recreate at home, only taking 30 seconds or so the nail.

Finding the right styling product for your hair type and desired look is the the most important part of getting that fresh out of the barbershop look. Check out our Product Selection tool here if you aren’t sure what is best for you.

If you like complete control of your hair, but don’t want any shine Uppercut Deluxe Clay is the product for you.

Check out these 4 easy steps and learn how to use Clay to create a Short and Messy style.

Uppercut Deluxe Clay

Take a fingernail-sized scoop of Clay

How to Use Clay - Take a Scoop

Rub the product in your hands to warm it. Ensure the product is evenly spread  across your hands.

How to Use Clay - Warm the Product

Apply the product by rubbing and scrunching your hair

How to Use Clay - Apply to Hair

Finally, style into shape

How to Use Clay - Style as desired

About Uppercut Deluxe Clay

Uppercut Deluxe Clay is a strong hold product with a natural finish that is easily reworked throughout the day and just as importantly, washed out at the end. This is a revolutionary hair Clay, designed specifically for men.

Clay will tame hair short or long, adding texture and control to a diverse range of styles.

This product grips and shapes hair effortlessly; it has the strength to defy natural hair movement to control even the toughest and most stubborn hair.

With low shine, Clay produces a matte finish, leaving the hair looking natural.

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