When the Endgame trailer dropped last year, it was the most anticipated movie of 2019. However, some of us were more fixated on the Hawkeye (played by Jeremy Renner) haircut than on Chris Evan’s ripped physique.

Marvel did an amazing job at styling it’s superheroes, with Thor’s gold locks to Ironman’s spikes. All the Marvel stars sported clean and sharp looks, but the one that stood out was Jeremy Renner’s hawkeye mohawk. 

Now, if you’re a fan of the sexy hawkeye haircut (as you should be), we have decoded the famous hawkeye endgame haircut to the T. Here are some tips and tricks on how to achieve the perfect hawkeye hairstyle!

What is a Mohawk?

The classic Mohawk that was sported by Hawkeye in Endgame 2019, is one of the most iconic hairstyles looks for men. For a long time, it has been the perfect choice for the rebels as the mohawk personifies courage, defiance, and also exuberance. 

Over the top, the hawkeye haircut is relatively simple with the head shaved except the middle part where a long strip of hair is visible from the front to the back. It creates a very masculine and aggressive look, and that’s why it is a popular choice for superheroes and supervillains.

But, you don’t need to be either to sport a hawkeye haircut. You simply need to be experimental with your hair. Recently, the hawkeye mohawk has become a popular choice among the nouveau rich, that is businessmen and ambitious entrepreneurs. Thus, if you’re looking for a haircut that will work in the professional setting and you will fit the part of a dashing entrepreneur, you should get the hawkeye mohawk. 

Origins of the Hawkeye Mohawk

The hawkeye haircut has been around for ages. If you are a certified Hollywood fan, you must have seen your favourite stars sporting the classic hawkeye mohawk. From Brad Pitt to Zac Efron, Jared Leto and even Jim Carrey have embraced the hawkeye haircut trend. If you are a football fan, you must have come across the variation Fauxhawks sported by David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo. 

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The name “Mohawk” originates from the indigenous Mohawk tribe of North America, but the haircut’s roots are unknown. It has been around for decades. Back in the day, the military vouched for the hawkeye haircut as the mohawk style exuberated simplicity, courage, and strength of character. From there to recent decades, Hollywood stars have donned the hawkeye haircut time and again. 

Best face shapes for a hawkeye mohawk

As we said, Mohawks are simple yet tricky. They are not a one size fits all. If you have a square face or amazing bone structure like Cillian Murphy, the hawkeye haircut will be the best choice for you. 

However, don’t get disheartened. There are a million variations to the classic hawkeye endgame haircut. You should consult a stylist who will assess your face shape and your profiles before suggesting the perfect hawkeye haircut for you. You should get the ideal hawkeye mohawk that will fit your needs. 

Variations of the Hawkeye hairstyle

Here are 7 popular variations to the hawkeye haircut:

1. Hawkeye Mohawk + Thick Fade 

If you have thick hair, then this is the best option for you. A Hawkeye mohawk with a thick fade will look bold and can be easily sculpted into other looks by using gel or wax. 

2. Low Fade Mohawk

If you are a working man who has to blend his personal life with his professional work life, you should opt for the low fade mohawk. The low fade mohawk is subtle on the sides and thus, perfect if you have dress code restrictions in your workplace. 

3. Mohawk + Mid Fade + Hard Part

This is a very edgy look and not everyone’s cup of tea. Not everyone can pull this look off. If you are a rebel soul who likes spontaneity and adventure, go for this one! The Mohawk and hard part is a head turner!

4. Short Mohawk + Drop Fade

The short mohawk and combination with the drop fade are perfect for the ones who like to go subtle but still make a statement and stand out. A drop fade is a great technique to soften and give the mohawk a modern spin. The intensity of the mohawk is reduced in this haircut so it is workplace approved! 

5. Wavy Hair Mohawk

Do you have wavy to curly hair and think that the hawkeye haircut is not for you? You’re wrong. The wavy hair mohawk is the best variation for those who want the hawkeye hairstyle but are blessed with wavy hair. 

6. Mohawk with a disconnected undercut

A  mohawk with a disconnected undercut creates the most striking and edgy appearance. You will stand out with this one! 

7. Mohawk with coloured textured hair

If there is one man who knows what to do with a mohawk and coloured hair, it is Zayn Malik. If you are feeling particularly racy and wild, take inspiration from Zayn and get a coloured hair mohawk. If you can pull this one off with grace, girls will come swooning over you! 

How to get the Hawkeye endgame haircut?

The first step to getting the hawkeye haircut is to grow out your hair. Now, once you’ve grown out your hair on top, you should visit a stylist and get an expert to work on your hair. To be sure you’re getting exactly what you want, you should show your hairstylist a picture of who want to look like, that is, Jeremy Renner in this case. 

How to style the hawkeye haircut?

Styling the hawkeye mohawk is the difficult part and whether you like it or not, it is a pretty high maintenance hairstyle. You need to style your hair with the right kind and amount of products or it can look drab. You should use a gel or wax to style the top ends of the hair into the edge and direction you like. If your hair is unruly, it needs to be tamed with hairspray. Therefore, it is a good idea to invest in some top-quality high-end products before you get the mohawk. 

These were all our tips and tricks to get the perfect hawkeye haircut!