To get James Dean’s hair, start by growing your hair out to a medium length. Now apply a small amount of pomade, wax or clay and spread it evenly through your hair. Using a comb, create some volume while combing your hair back.
For directions and ideas on styling a pompadour, check out these stylish pomps.
If you’re inspired to get one of James Dean’s haircuts and need to know exactly how to style your hair, you’ll love the pictures below. From his classic quiff hairstyle to helping Elvis Presley bring back the pompadour, we highly recommend you try a contemporary variation of Dean’s hairstyles.