Mullet became wildly popular in the ’80s with the advent of rock and roll into the mainstream. Commonly known as the redneck hairstyles for men, the mullet simply leaves a length of hair on the back of the head that is much longer than the rest of the hair on the head, thus the hair on the back of the head becomes very prominent and gives the hairstyle it’s unique look.
The early 80s saw a lot of mullets on female rockers and more and more men as the years progressed. Even African-Americans had their own versions of the mullet (Michael Jackson had a mullet on the cover of Thriller). The mullets were straight and spiky, curly and cascading, wild and wavy, but they were all shorter on the top and sides and longer in the back, and were therefore, clearly mullets.
Country-music singer Billy Ray Cyrus is known for sporting mens mullet haircut. Cristiano Ronaldo tried to stylize and modernize the mullet hairstyle in 2000s.
The classic mens mullet haircut looks just like a man’s traditional haircut on the top and sides of the head. The hair is trimmed short around the ears and on top, then gradually becomes long and layered in the back.
Although mullet is very easy to maintain but still it require top and sides trimmed every few weeks.
If you really want to get your hair wild, check out examples of mens mullet haircut below: