Robert Downey Jr. is admired by many for his amazing acting chops, but also because he was able to rise above his personal turmoils to become one of the highest paid superheroes of all time. Reprising his role as the playboy-billionaire Tony Stark in Iron Man 3 (which is in theaters right now), the whole world is afflicted by RDJ mania once again. Mr. Stark is back after his stint as an Avenger and not only does he have a couple of new “toys”, he also has a killer new hairstyle.
The great thing about this men’s hairstyle is that it’s easy, wearable, and can work on guys of various ages, tastes, and hair types. With the expert help of Melbourne based hairstylist Annika Bowen, you can now have his Tony Stark hairstyle for yourself. Read on after the break for the complete how to including cut and style.
How to: Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man 3 hairstyle
To get things started you will need to get the Tony Stark cut from your hairstylist. Here are the steps, or if you already have a compatible cut you can skip to the styling instructions below.
Tip: make sure you don’t cut into your guide line when you come around the back of what you have previously cut.
Tip: if the front section is too long for the client, elevate hair forward and cut off corner at front.
How to style the Iron Man 3 hairstyle
Now, this is where you come in. Styling this type of hair is fairly easy and can be done in a few steps.
Products to use
To create this hairstyle, Annika recommends using TIGI B for Men Multi-Tasking Grooming Cream (for both styling and as a cutting agent) and TIGI B for Men Matte Separation Workable Wax.
Tony Stark is a very dynamic character who takes risks and is always ready to face the world. You don’t need to be a superhero or an A-list star to rock this hairstyle though, you just have to be confident in yourself.