21 Comb Over Haircuts

By Rich Krafting


The comb over is a classic haircut that has evolved but not gone out of style. The side part is flattering for every face shape and there is a comb over haircut for every hair type.

Modern comb over haircuts can included a low, medium or high fade, undercut or be tapered. Up top, hair can be styled into that classic slick look, have some volume or plenty of texture.

One of the appeals of this hairstyle is ease of styling. For most of these looks it is just three steps. Product. Part. Comb. Some of the newest high volume, high textured styles need some blow drying but it is still an easy and stylish men’s hairstyle. It’s all about getting the right haircut for your hair type and then hair practically styles itself. As always, talk to your barber.

Check out these old and new ways to wear comb over haircuts.

1. Classic Comb Over Hairstyle

Slicked comb over hairstyle

Figaro’s Barbershop Lisboa

This high shine hairstyle with visible comb marks could be straight be out of Mad Men. Use a malleable pomade so the style can be refreshed as required throughout the day.

2. Wavy Hair Comb Over

Wavy hair comb over haircut

Mike Thomas

The comb over haircut is an excellent option for guys with textured hair. Waves and curls add volume to the style while the short sides and back keep everything else under control.

3. Mid Fade Comb Over + Hard Part

Comb over haircut with mid fade and hard part

Goodman Apparel & Barbers

A mid bald fade, shaved part and plenty of texture modernize the classic combover.

4. Side Part Hairstyle

Side part comb over haircut

Johnny Snips

This on trend hairstyle keeps the lines of the comb over but adds plenty of volume and texture.

5. Comb Over Fade Haircut + Curved Part

Comb over haircut with curved hard part

Teodorescu ” SPUKHAN ” Radu

This curved part works with this gentleman’s crown and adds a cool detail. Be sure to check our comb over fade haircuts gallery.

6. Comb Over Pompadour

Pompadour comb over haircut


A cool variation of the classic pompadour it this comb over with a high fade.

7. Curly Comb Over Haircut + Burst Fade

Curly hair comb over haircut

Mike Thomas

This is such a flattering way to tame curls. This haircut would also work with hair worn looser.

8. Mid Fade Comb Over


Classic meets modern with this shiny comb over and faded sides.

9. Low Fade Comb Over

Low fad and comb over haircut

Truman Barber Company

Here a low fade provides a neat finishing touch to a high volume combover.

10. Comb Over + Undercut

Comb over short undercut haircut

Mike Thomas

An undercut eliminates the part but hair on top is still combed over.

11. Shaved Part

Shaved part side part hairstyle

Antonino Lombardi

The shaved part enhances the asymmetrical comb over hairstyle.

12. Undercut Fade

Comb over haircut undercut fade

John’s Chop Spot

With long hair on top, this is a classic undercut fade hairstyle.

13. Line Up + High Fade

Comb over quiff haircut


A line up creates a defined frame for this high volume comb over.

14. High Bald Fade

Squire Barbershop

Plenty of comb overs don’t style hair in one direction. A little quiff at the front adds flattering volume and a cool wave.

15. Taper Hairstyle

Tapered hair comb over haircut

Jon Rowe – The Young American Salon

The taper hairstyle without a hint of a fade is a classic cut that is back in a big way.

16. Textured Comb Over

Javi the Barber

Textured styling can be added to any cut.

17. Matte Comb Over + Low Fade

Side part comb over hair

Gershwin’s Barber

For guys just starting to style hair, the comb over haircut is an almost fool-proof choice, especially with a matte product.

18. Undercut Fade Hairstyle + Edge Up

High fade comb over haircut

Jerry’s Old Tyme Barbershop

This ultra cool style is all about the details – an undercut fade that goes down to the skin at the sideburns, a line up at the temples and a swoop of volume at the forehead.

19. Angled Part + Line Up + Beard

Ulises Rodriguez

This precision style requires frequent upkeep but looks excellent with a diagonal part, boxy edge up and groomed beard.

20. Low Fade Comb Over

Jody Taylor

A low fade draws more attention to this classic and clean comb over.

21. Taper Haircut

Classic side part comb over

Flanagans Barbers

A tapered neckline is just as clean cut as a fade and pairs well with classic men’s hairstyles like the side part.

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