Haircuts with shaved sides are cool, clean cut and easy to wear. Whether it's an undercut or fade, shaved sides emphasize hair on top and make hair seem thicker. Fade haircuts taper down from short to shorter or down to the skin. These shaved sides haircuts have mid to high fades. Undercuts are similar to high fades because they shave hair from the top of the temples down but it is all one length. On top, hair Continue Reading
In this section we feature each type of fade haircut that you can possibly get.
The Ultimate Guide to Fade Haircuts 2017
We will take a close look at your classic skin fade, the taper fade, high fade haircuts, low fade haircuts, the comb over fade, the drop fade, the mohawk fade, the burst fade, bald fades, and many more awesome styles.
Which new fade haircut style are you going to try next?
Check out each feature below to see all the latest new looks.
Jimmy Buttler, three-time National Basketball Association All-Star, also stands out because of his signature look. He was recently traded from the Chicago Bulls to the Minnesota Timberwolves but thing will likely stay the same, his hair. The Jimmy Butler haircut has consistently been a low skin fade with short curls, twists or locs on top. Hair on top get longer or shorter, twisted looser or tighter but the Continue Reading
Dreadlocks are one of the most versatile hairstyles for black men. They can be worn short and vertical or long and loose. Medium length and long locs can be pulled up into a man bun, ponytail or half up style. Use a hair band or tie hair back with a long lock. Having dreadlocks doesn't necessarily end trips to the barber. Add a low, mid or high fade for an easier to manage style. Lots of men add a line up for Continue Reading
The South of France is the official name of the Usher haircut. It is a burst fade haircut that leaves a wide mohawk. Hair on top can be shorter or longer. The South of France haircut is popular for curly hair and especially black hair. It has been a go-to cut for many years because it looks great and is easy to wear. Mix it up by adding hair color, sponge curls or a V-shaped neckline. Check out these Continue Reading
Back to school is a time for new clothes and fresh hairstyle. Check out these 21 teenage haircut for guys that combine the latest trends and easy-to-wear looks. If you're into standing out from the crowd, try a hair design or trendy textured style. If staying cool while playing sports is more important, a fade haircut looks good with minimal effort. Some of these haircut require some product while others don't. Continue Reading
Men's necklines are subject to trends too. The coolest one we've seen is the neckline hair design. Instead of the blurry fade, neck taper or curved line, this new men's hair trend uses the neckline as a canvas for a shaved design. Many of these are inspired by the popular V-shaped neck and take it to the next level with a double fade, asymmetry or complex designs. Check out what can happen when barbers get Continue Reading
The undercut fade takes adds a blurry fade to that classic undercut silhouette. The undercut, aka disconnect hairstyle, shaves hair down to one length from a line extending back from the temple. Hair on top is left medium to long. These medium length cuts can be slicked back, worked up into a pompadour or even create the illusion of a mohawk. The undercut fade is very similar to a high fade haircut and could Continue Reading
Sergio Ramos García, player and captain for Real Madrid and the Spain national team, also leads the way in cool soccer hairstyles. The Sergio Ramos haircut has ranged from long to short and natural to platinum over the years but it always looks good. In addition to image, soccer players also have to consider how hair choices will work on the field. Short hair and product is the obvious answer but longer hair is Continue Reading
Nick Young, also known as Swaggy P, started his basketball career with the Washington Wizards and a classic buzz cut. Now with Los Angeles Lakers, he has also graduated to bigger and bolder looks. 1. High Top Fade Robert Casillas/Daily Breeze Nick Young's most popular haircut is a curly version of the high top fade. The sides are cut short and tapered at the temples to exaggerate the height. It's a clean cut Continue Reading
The high and tight is military haircut that is also popular with civilians. The defining characteristics of this short men's haircut is very short sides and back, the "high", and a line between longer hair on top, "the tight". In mainstream culture, high and tights are often high fade haircuts that quickly but smoothly transition from longer to shorter hair. High and tights are sometimes mistakenly referred to Continue Reading
Odell Beckham Jr., wide receiver for the New York Giants, is almost as famous for his hairstyles as his athletic ability. His signature mohawk fade haircut has evolved in length and color over time. One thing that stays the same is faded sides and medium length curls. Men's hairstyles are getting longer in 2017 and Beckham has been ahead of that trend. Check out the most famous versions of the Odell Beckham Continue Reading
Check out all the different ways to wear the comb over fade haircut in 2017. Some barbers call this cut a side part. Some comb over hairstyles are also side part hairstyles but not all of them have that defined part. The comb over fade works for a wide range of men's hair types. It can tame thick hair, enhance volume for wavy hair or add style and shape to fine hair. Add in a low, mid or high fade, wear it with Continue Reading
The mohawk has a come a long way from the original punk style. Punk may be dead but the mohawk lives on. All of these haircuts feature a strip of hair down the center and shaved sides but that's where the similarities end. They can be cut wide, finish in a V-shaped neckline or do something else entirely. The modern mohawk can be worn with any type of fade, curls, black hair or even short hair. Check out Continue Reading
Skin fade haircuts have been a popular addition to men's haircuts for years and the trend will not go away any time soon. Skin fades look hot with modern, trendy and classic men's hairstyles. They can also start low, medium or high, depending on the cut, style and desired look. Mix and match to create your own unique combination. Fading hair down to the skin creates more focus on hair on top as well as facial Continue Reading
Just like all the other men's haircuts, we are seeing different ways to wear the classic mohawk in 2017. These mohawk fade haircuts feature new ways to wear both the sides and the mohawk itself. The mohawk, aka mohican haircut, is a strip of hair with the sides shaved. Despite the name, the look was actually inspired by the Pawnee. The Mohawk tribe also wore cut hair down to the skin but traditionally plucked hair Continue Reading
Originally popular in the 1950s, the pompadour has since been been updated for the 21st century. The signature height and roll are still there but there are pompadour fade haircuts with every type of fade as well as variations for styling on top. From big slicked back and sculptured pompadours to the more recent long loose and messy pompadour fade combinations this is a men's hairstyle that will continue to evolve Continue Reading
Fades are one of the most popular cuts for black hair. Whether it's a high and tight or temple fade with an afro, fade haircuts for black men work with short and styles. There are a wide range of fade hairstyles to pick from including high, medium and low, drop fades, burst fades, bald fades and more. Check out these pictures for some classic cuts and latest trends. 1. High and Tight Nomad Barber LDN A Continue Reading
Taper fade haircuts have been a popular choice for men for years and the trend will not go away any time soon. Here are some great examples of the classic taper fade that we are seeing in 2017. The term taper fade is often used interchangeably with fade haircut. Technically, tapers and fades are two different things. Tapers and fades both refer to hair at the sides and back of the head. They both go from short Continue Reading
Low fade haircuts and mid fade haircuts are gaining popularity in 2017 after a greater focus on the high fade last year. Low fades can be added to any men's hairstyle, from short to long. There is no cleaner cut finish to a haircut and the low fade looks great growing out, meaning you can go a couple extra weeks between cuts. Lets take a look at the different low fade styles that you can get. 1. Low Drop Continue Reading
Bald fade haircuts were very popular last year and will continue to be a cool men's haircut choice in 2017. They are great for keeping cool or extending time between haircuts. Also known as a skin fade, the bald fade cuts hair down to the skin. Like other fades, the skin fade can be low, medium or high. They can also be added to any hairstyle, from short to long and straight to curly. Check out these pictures Continue Reading
Mid fade haircuts are becoming even more popular in 2017. This type of fade cleans up the neckline while leaving some length above the temples. Mid length fades are also usually drop fades, which arc down behind the ears instead of following a straight line. This cut looks great with short, medium and longer hairstyles. Check out these pictures for few short and longer ways to wear mid fade haircuts. 1. Buzz Continue Reading
If you want to dip into the world of fades without making a major change, try a temple fade. Also known as a blow out or Brooklyn fade, this detail looks cool with every haircut and style. What is the temple fade vs the taper fade? The later refers to all kinds of fades including low, mid and high as well as the burst and drop fade. The former is exactly what it sounds like, a fade that limited to the temple. It Continue Reading
Every haircut should be tailored not only to your hair type but head shape. The drop fade works for all guys while other types of fades may not. The drop fade gets its name from the way the fade drops down behind the ear. Drop fade haircuts can be low or medium high but they always follow the hairline. The advantage of a drop fade over a high fade is keeping hair long around the crown, where hair tends to stick Continue Reading
High fade haircuts have been one of the most popular men's haircuts for many years. That's because it looks great, works for all hair types, even the thickest or curliest hair and grows out clean. The high fade has the same profile as the undercut with ultra short sides and back in a line that extends out from the corners of the forehead. Instead of being one length, the high fade tapers from short to shorter or Continue Reading
Lets break down the differences between low fade vs high fade vs mid fade haircuts. The low fade tapers hair down the shortest around the hairline while the mid fade goes short a few inches up higher. Both are also drop fades because the line of the fade drops down behind the ear in an arc that follows the hairline and neck. The high fade usually follows a line that goes straight back from the corner of the Continue Reading
The burst fade took off in 2016 and will continue to be a popular fade haircut in 2017. The burst fade tapers the line of hair behind the ear, leaving hair longer at the neck. The shape is rounded, like a sun is rising behind the ear. From some angles, the burst fade can look like a drop fade. However, the drop fade is a low taper that follows the hairline all the way around. The burst fade is a semicircle that Continue Reading
The high top fade haircut, aka the hi-top, may have peaked in late 1980s and early 1990s but it is back. The cut has come a long way from Kid of Kid 'n Play's unforgettable look. A version of the flat top, the high top haircut is all about the contrast between ultra short sides and lots of length on top. The sides are usually cut in some kind of fade. That can high or low, burst or drop, or whatever your personal Continue Reading