How to get the Tom Holland haircut from Spiderman 2021. Credit: Sony Pictures Entertainment
The name Tom Holland has become a household staple for people everywhere after he landed the starring role of Peter Parker in Marvel's Spider Man: Homecoming (2017), Spider Man: Far from Home (2019) and Spider Man: No Way Home (2021). It’s safe to say Holland has come a long way from the stages of the West End.
It’s hard not to fall in love with this Londoner. He's funny and charming, has a great British accent, sings and dances, is currently dating his co-star - the lovely Zendaya -, loves his mum with all his heart, and has a great head of hair! Wow, this funky fella has it all. It’s hardly surprising when the young actor lives by the philosophy:
And what an impression he makes. So, we, at NO GUNK , have put together a style guide of two of the best Tom Holland haircuts for you to recreate. You won’t even be able to tell the difference between you.
To recreate Tom Holland’s Peter Parker haircut, head to your barber and ask for a layered cut with side parting. You want to cut and leave a generous amount of length in the top so that the hair reaches the bridge of your nose when swept forward, somewhere between 6 to 8 inches. Then cut some layers into the top and upper sides – this will create a flowing effect when the hair is pushed back. For the back and lower sides, you want to feather the hair and taper it from around 1 ½ to 2 inches with scissors. Then go back over the hair and blend together so everything looks neat.
Tip: When you run your fingers through your hair you should see the different layers more prominently on the sides.
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Credit: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Tom Holland's haircut often screams 90s heart throb. From the statement side parting to the wavy hair texture to the short comb over. It’s completely understandable why his co-star Zendaya fell head over feet for him when the actor rocks the dapper haircut 24/7.
To recreate this dreamy go-to Tom Holland haircut head to your barber and ask him for a medium length scissor cut with tapered back and sides. For the top you want to put in various layers soft scissor cut layers between 4 – 6 inches. For the back and sides, you want to taper them until they blend with the top hair Taper also using the soft scissor cut method. There should be no scalp exposure. Tom Holland does not follow the modern trends and you will find no undercuts here. Finally beat up the hair around the ears so the hair looks nice and tidy.
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Enjoy looking like a Superhero with your new Tom Holland haircut.
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Zheelana is a writer based in Cardiff. She has a BA Honours in English and Creative Writing and is a certified TESOL teacher. When she isn’t out hiking in the lush Welsh countryside, she fills her days with reading, journaling, and going out for food.