9 Looks That Will Change How You Feel About Slicked-Back Hair

Slicked-back strands might have connotations of greasy "man hair," but let us paint a new picture for you. A slicked-back hairstyle, when done right, can instantly transform your look into something that feels much cooler, fresher and totally modern. And it's not just us that thinks so—celebrities including Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Kristen Stewart have all dabbled with a slicked-back look. The great thing about this look is you can make it super sleek with a wet-look finish, or something a little looser and less severe, which can be more flattering.

Keep scrolling to see what we mean, we may well have just found your NYE hairstyle.