15 Fresh Men’s Short Haircuts

Updated on 4 November 2016

If you want short hair that is easy to style but looks great, look no further than these men’s short haircuts.

Featuring some of the latest trends and most popular haircuts adapted for all hair types, here are low maintenance, high style looks.

1. Short Hair + Undercut

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Viroga’s Barber

It’s just a little bit of length on top and ultra short sides but it looks so good. Work in a touch of product to add texture. Hair going in all directions adds that messy cool.

2. Line Up + High Skin Fade

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Pat Regan

This buzz, fade with line up combination is one of the most popular short men’s haircuts, especially for black hair. It’s sharp, clean cut and requires no styling at all, just regular barber visits.

3. Short Combover + Mid Skin Fade + Shaved Part

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Christian Valentin

A shorter version of the classic side part hairstyle, this version is also more modern. Perfect for guys with thick or coarse hair, this cut has plenty of shape but requires minimal styling.

4. Textured Spikes + Low Fade

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Agus Barber

The latest men’s hair trends are all about texture and these short spikes fit the bill. Use a matte hair product to separate hair and add volume but don’t pinch the ends together. A low skin fade completes the look.

5. Short Crop + High Bald Fade

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Glenn McGoldrick

The textured crop is one of the top trending haircuts for men, especially in the UK and Europe. We’ll likely be seeing more of it stateside in the new year. This short version features blunt fringe, layering on top and a high skin fade for an undercut look with the disconnect.

6. Buzz Cut + Line Up

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Van Campbell

A line up at the hairline adds straight edges that sharpen up any buzz cut. Rock the look with or without a fade at the neckline.

7. Short Pomp Fade

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Juan Abreu

The pomp fade is one of the most popular haircuts of the year, contrasting shaved sides with high volume hair on top. This shorter version is a similar silhouette with shorter hair, making it easier to style.

8. Short Cut + Mid Fade

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Mr. Liptrot

A well-executed skin fade in the middle of the head adds a cool finish to an otherwise unremarkable short haircut.

9. Longer Top + Undercut Fade

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Russ G.

This cool short men’s hairstyle contrasts longer hair with shaved and thick hair with skin. It’s the perfect choice for busy guys or hair that is tough to style.

10. Spiked Quiff + Taper Fade

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Eddie Rosado

Instead of texture all over, this cool style features longer hair at the hairline spiked up into a modern quiff. This cut could also be combed over for a more formal look or worn loose.

11. Short Haircut for Thick Hair

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Toastie

Short hair with lots of layering gives hair shape and makes it easy to style. This look is cut to enhance texture with some extra length at the hairline for styling.

12. Short Spikes + Mid Taper

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Nomad Barber LDN

This cool short men’s haircut is as short as it can get and still be styled. Work product into hair with fingers for these modern textured spikes.

13. High and Tight + High-Low Fade

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Lundon New York

The high and tight is one of the most popular short haircuts. As the name indicates, it’s all about ultra short sides and some length on top. This version features a high-low fade that arcs above the ears and down to the neckline.

14. Short Curly Hair + Fade

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Ryan Cullen

This men’s short haircut for curly hair is just long enough for hair to curl.

15. Long on Top + Short Sides

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Matt J.

Another cool style for guys with thick hair, this cut is short enough to be easy to wear and long enough for plenty of styling options.

So there you have it 15 awesome short haircuts for men!