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Man braids are taking over man buns as the must-have guy style

Man buns might be a thing of the past now that guys are rocking man braids.
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The man bun has some competition with a new trending hairstyle for guys.

While men aren't giving up on their long hair, they are experimenting with a new 'do. Instead of buns, men are trying their hand at braids. While buns are quite simple, it's not always easy to master the perfect braid as a rookie. But it looks like some guys have got the technique down! So without further adieu, meet the man braid.

Jared Leto, Golden Globe Awards
Actor Jared Leto poses in the press room during the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.Getty Images

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Jared Leto rocked one at the Golden Globes and months later, they're finally popping up on everyone from teens to dads. From French braids to to braided buns, guys are trying it all.

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The new style is creating quite the frenzy on the Internet. On Instagram, #manbraid has over 2,000 posts. There's even an entire Twitter account dedicated to man braids ... while the jury still out in the rest of the Twittersphere.

So what do you think of man braids?

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