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Directioners, Prepare To Swoon Over Zayn Malik's Sleek New Haircut

Zayn's new look is fresh and sexy and "sick!"

It's always a special occasion when a member of One Direction changes his look, and Zayn Malik's new haircut is no exception.

Yesterday, the singer debuted a new style courtesy of Kieron Webb, the Creative Director of The London Barber, which touts itself as an education company teaching men's styling and haircutting. Webb (thankfully) only uses the best tools for Zayn's luscious locks, including TIGI Pro hand-made Japanese shears and a TIGI razor. Webb even flew into London for the cut, underscoring the critical importance of this new, fresh look.

"It's been a year it was well needed," Zayn tweeted yesterday, before posting a pic for fans worldwide to salivate over for the rest of the weekend.

And we've gotta say this new look is extra special, taking Zayn from cute and cool to sophisticated and modern. The style is a contemporary twist on the "curtained hair" look, with the sides and back shaved and extra length left at the top to create a sexy man bun.

Zayn seems to really love his new look (who can blame him?), posting this brilliant illustration of his new look and using it for his Twitter profile pic.

We definitely approve!