Cool Men’s Haircuts For Short Hair

Short hair can be as stylish as it is convenient. From a shaved buzz to longer on top cut that can be styled, here are some of the best cool men’s haircuts for short hair.

It’s easy to add this year’s top trends to short haircuts. First off, textured styling works for all lengths of hair. Use a texturizing comb or pomade to update your quiff, fringe or spikes.

The French crop is another huge trend at the moment. Blunt fringe is ultra short and makes a statement. If you’re not into trends, that’s cool too. An expert fade makes any haircut look sharp.

Check out these 10 short haircuts that are on point for the new year.

cool men's haircuts for short hair
Mari de MonteMātū Barber CompanyHayden Cassidy Hair – – Dencio AguilarMātū Barber Company

Now, in order from short to long, let’s take a closer look.

1. Buzz Cut + Fade

buzz cut fade
Mātū Barber Company

The combination of a buzz cut and fade is simple yet powerful. Your barber will customize the type of fade to flatter your features, hair type and head shape.

2. Low Fade + Blunt Fringe

cool line up haircut for men
Hayden Cassidy Hair

The shorter the haircut, the more precision counts. With blunt fringe instead of a line up and a low skin fade, this buzz cut has sharp edges all the way around.

3. Blunt + Textured French Crop

cool blunt French crop 2020
Mātū Barber Company

Just a half inch more length that previous haircut allow hair to have some spiked up texture. A high fade concentrates hair on top of the head.

4. Short Spiky Hair

cool short spiky hair men
Petey Rock the Barber

Spiky hair is just one of those styles that looks good on all guys. This short version with a neat beard is a great idea for both guys with thick or thinning hair.

5. French Crop + Fringe

cool textured hairstyles for men
Mari de Monte

One thing we love about the crop haircut is how versatile it is. The same type of cut can be shorter or longer, lighter or heavier and cut with all types of fringe. This version trades in the blunt line seen above for piecey texture all over, including the bangs.

6. Longer on Top, Short Sides Haircut

cool short hairstyles for men
Dencio Aguilar

This longer on top haircut can be styled in a variety of ways including spiked up, slicked back, combed over or this cool textured look.

7. Short Quiff + Fade

how to style a crew cut
Hills Barber Lounge

This crew cut is styled into a quiff at the front or add a side part for an Ivy League.

8. Faux Hawk

cool faux hawk fade
Brian Gutierrez

In addition to spiky hair, the faux hawk is the other men’s hairstyle that looks good on everybody and never goes out of style. Here’s the latest way to get the look with a low fade, hint of texture and beard.

9. Quiff + Comb Over

short comb over fade
Edgar Barber

This look is neat and clean all over with short hair combed up and over on top, blurry faded sides and a shaped beard.

10. Short Slicked Back Hair

short slicked back hair
Justin A

Short hair can be as long as a couple of inches but it doesn’t even need to be this long to style into the timeless slick back. For a modern finish, use a matte pomade or go vintage with some shine.

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