"The Mentalist" follows protagonist Patrick Jane as he solves crimes using his strong observational skills. Patrick Jane, portrayed by Simon Baker, wears his hair in a short, no-fuss style. Due to Baker's naturally wavy hair, the Mentalist haircut looks best on people with that type of hair. To properly achieve the look of show's title character, style your hair using mousing creme. Typically, the look requires 10 to 20 minutes of styling.
Shampoo and condition the man's hair. Run a wide-toothed comb through the hair until tangles are removed. Allow the hair to part naturally.
Run a comb through the front of the hair just above the forehead. Grip the hair with two fingers, at the 3-inch point, using your non-dominant hand.
Cut the hair along the 3-inch point, cutting above your fingers. Repeat the process for all of the hair on the top of the head.
Grasp a clump of hair where the top of the head meets the side of the. Cut the hair about 2 inches long. Repeat the process for the remaining hair, along the entire head.
Cut the hair on the side and back of the head 1 to 1 1/2 inches long.
Wait for the hair to dry naturally.
Dip your fingers in moulding creme. Place your fingers on your hair, where the top of the head meets the back of the head. Pull your hands from the root of the hair towards the tip, working in a downward motion. Repeat the process for all of the hair on the back of the head.
Apply moulding creme to the sides, working from the root to tip. Pinch the hair while you move it upwards and away from the head. Repeat the process for all of the hair on the sides.
Dip your fingers in a small amount of moulding creme. Run your fingers through the hair on the top of the head, along the roots.