“Man buns are the new face of masculinity, the rolled up sleeves of hair,” says the actor in this College Humor video that weighs up the pros and cons of the hairstyle.
Highlighting the everyday struggles of the up-do, commonly worn by hipsters (and you thought beards were hard work), the actor walks us through the difficult decisions of the phenomena, weighing the important difference between looking like Jake Gyllenhaal and a Samurai Keanu Reeves.
There’s just so many factors to consider…
After watching the YouTube video people flocked to the comments section and were surprisingly on the fence about the whole thing….
A commenter with the username ‘TheSirGamez’ wrote: “I have hair long enough to do a man bun and while I do think it looks good on me, I still avoid using it”
Another user, Kadir Eker, simply drew attention to its name, and added: “Stop calling it a man bun. Its just a bun.”