Like clothing, hairstyle is also a part of culture. Each Kurdish man has his own likings but some haircuts and hairstyles have been more popular.

Traditional hairsytles could depend on religion, area and tribe. For instance the picture above shows 2 Ezidi men from Sinjar aka Shingal. Sufi’i Muslim men usually have long hair too.

Probably the most popular hairstyle is shaved sides & hair on top. The Kurds in Turkey used to be identified with this haircut.

Turkish actor Fikret Hakan’s Kurdish haircut (Kürt traşı) for his role


Peshmerga with typical Kurdish haircut working out in frontline