For most men short haircuts and short hairstyles are the go-to look.
That’s because short hair is so easy to manage. Simply towel dry, use a small amount of hair product, work the hair into the desired style, and go. Some cuts can even skip the styling.
Short styles look and feel great, with longer on hair on top to work with and short sides and back that are clean cut all.
These are 120 of the coolest short hairstyles for men that we have seen come out of barber chairs in recent months.
There is something for every hair type, including fine, thick, wavy, curly, and black hair, as well as style, from preppy to punk.
Keep scrolling down because we have saved some of the best men’s hairstyles for last!
1. Short and Messy + High Skin Fade
A spiky textured short hairstyle for men with a high skin fade and a disconnected stubble beard as a cool complement.
2. Short Textured Men’s Haircut + High Fade
This is a cool looking textured haircut that is nicely disconnected from the short sides.
3. Spiky Short Men’s Hairstyle + High Fade
Another cool spiky short hairstyle for men. Use a pomade to play with textures.
4. Short Slick Back + Wavy Hair + High Fade
Short wavy hair styled back. A modern slicked back hair look with a bald high fade on the sides.
5. Short Pompadour / Quiff Hairstyle
This is a cool short men’s hairstyle that combines the look of a pompadour and a quiff all at once.
6. Classic Side Part Short Hairstyle For Men
This is a timeless short hair hairstyle for men. This short haircut is styled with a super tight side part.
7. Short Textured Crop + Drop Fade Haircut
A super versatile short textured crop haircut with a great looking drop fade. You can style this haircut forward into the crop look or style it back so that your hair stands tall.
8. Textured Crop + High Fade
This has been a popular ultra short haircut for men. The super short crop haircut with textures.
9. Short Sponge Curls + Line Up
Natural curls cut short and styled with a twists sponge. Super cool.
10. Short Men’s Hairstyle With Textures + Mid Fade
Super short textured hair provide a great looking spiky short men’s hairstyle. Work pomade into the hair and style it in different directions until you like how it looks.
11. Short Spiky Hair + Low Fade
A classic short to medium length men’s hairstyle styled into a quiff.
12. Messy Textured Crop Haircut For Short Hair
Cool short crop hairstyle with a low fade takes some of the emphasis of the crop and leans towards a more classic short look.
13. Slick Back for Short Hair
I totally love this short hairstyle for men. Super easy. Get a classic short men’s haircut, apply a pomade with shine to damp hair, and simply comb in a nice tight look. You can comb it over to the side, or just comb it into a nice slicked back look.
14. Caesar Cut + Short Sides + High Fade
A modern take on the caesar haircut. Ultra short. Nice short sides.
15. Buzz Fade + Line Up + Low Bald Fade
This is the perfect all Summer long haircut. Just keep it nice and trim and fresh looking. The buzz cut with a clean line up in the front, and finished off with a low bald fade.
16. Ultra Short Buzz Fade + Long Beard
Do you have a full beard? Why not put the emphasis on it? Here we have an ultra short haircut on top but right down to stubble.
17. Buzz Cut For Natural Curls + Low Drop Fade
Super nice, totally clean looking short men’s haircut with a low drop fade and a line up in the front.
18. Thick Hair Crop With Texture + Bald Fade
A cool haircut for short thick hair. This is a blend of an undercut and a crop haircut.
19. Simple Short Hairstyle for Men
An easy, simple short hair hairstyle for men. Simply wash, towel dry, and brush straight back. Let it fully dry and use a light hold pomade to give your hair a bit of extra body and volume.
20. Short Hair Pompadour Hairstyle For Men
Cool looking blend of a short mohawk undercut and pompadour hairstyle.
21. Short Side Part Men’s Hairstyle For Curly Hair
A classic look for curly hair. Side part combover hairstyle done on short curly hair.
22. Super High Fade + Surgical Line + Short Curly Hairstyle
A fun look for short curly hair. A short curly undercut hairstyle for men with a very high fade and surgical line.
23. Short Haircut for Guys with Thick Hair
Got thick hair? Check out this classic men’s short haircut for thick hair. Short spiky thick hair neatly styled forward into a quiff.
24. Short Pomp + Surgical Part
This is a blend of a short pompadour and a flat top. The high fade has a nice hard part accent.
25. Thick Crop + Textured Hair On Top + Bald Fade
This is a great looking short messy crop hairstyle for men that have thick hair.
26. Short Crop Haircut With Blunt Bangs
Ultra short blunt cut bangs and short spiky hair styled forwards into the crop look.
27. Classic Short Men’s Haircut + Mid To High Fade
A simple great looking classic men’s hairstyle for short hair. Simply blow dry and brush your hair to the back to get this style. Quick and easy.
28. Short To Medium Length Curls On Top + Clean Neck Taper
Short to medium length curls stand out on top with a low fade on the sides and back. Features a freshie line up in the front to polish off this look.
29. High Burst Fade + Cool Hair Design
Want to stand out in the crowd? Get a short haircut and a cool hair design carved into a high fade.
30. Short Crop Haircut + Drop Fade + Hair Design
This is such a cool short haircut for men. A crop with some awesome hair design work on the sides and a disconnected beard to tie the look together. Nicely trimmed and neat up front with a fresh line up.
31. Buzz Cut + Curved Hard Part + Temple Fade
What a beauty. This short haircut has a tonne of style. Buzzed nice and short, lined up, and looking cool with a curved hard part on the side.
32. Easy Short Hairstyle for Curly Hair
This is a great short hair look. Bald fade on the sides and back to keep you cool, line up in the front, and curls cut short and trim on top.
33. Preppy Short Hairstyle For Men
Flashback to the late 80s early 90s. Here is a short hairstyle for men that is a classic preppy look. A high fade that is a bit longer and not down to the skin, with short hair on top styled to the side.
34. Cool Short Cut for Curly Hair
These curls look amazing! This haircut features a low to mid bald fade that makes the curly hair on top stand out really well even when cut super short. A very cool short hairstyle for men with curly hair styled into a quiff.
35. Short Crop for Thick Hair + Bald Fade
Go for a trendy short hair look with a crop haircut. Features blunt cut fringe that you can style forward or back for completely different looks. The sides are clipped down to the skin with a low bald fade.
36. Short Spiky Quiff Hairstyle for Thick Hair
This short hairstyle for men is a spiky quiff styled forwards and up in the front. The sides feature a bald fade that disconnects the beard.
37. Short Fo-hawk aka Faux-hawk Hairstyle For Men
A modern take on the fo-hawk aka faux-hawk short hairstyle for men with a high fade on the sides.
38. Short Twist Sponge Curls + Temple Fade
Totally boss temple fade and short twist curls on top give a cool mohawk look.
39. High and Tight + Drop Fade
Cool short haircut for men with natural curls. Short hair on top and totally awesome clean looking drop fade.
40. Waves + High Bald Fade
High bald fade and waves on top haircut. Almost a South side fade.
41. Side Part Style + EQ Hair Design
Super cool side part hairstyle for men that keep short hair. Features a wild EQ hair design on the sides.
42. High Skin Fade + Edge Up
High skin fade haircut styled to the side with a hard part. A modern classic men’s haircut for short hair.
43. Short Curls + Rounded Hard Part + Temple Fade
This is a beauty. Features a cool rounded curve hard part and a bald temp fade.
Short fro-hawk hairstyle for black men. Totally fresh with a line up and a temple fade.
45. High and Tight Styled with Texture
A modern high and tight with a short textured fringe in the front and a high fade on the sides.
46. High and Tight + Shaved Design
Cool ultra short crop haircut with a hair design carved into a high bald fade.
47. Short Spiky Haircut + High Fade
Short spikes styled into a quiff short hairstyle for men.
48. Short Spiky Hair + Mid Fade
A cool classic short hairstyle for men. The haircut features short spiky hair on top and a low bald fade. Hair is styled to the side.
49. Bold Color + Hair Designs
A cool and crazy short haircut for men. Textured and spiky on top with a cool hair design carved into the back and sides of the mid fade.
50. High and Tight + Mid Skin Fade
A totally cool classic short haircut with a low bald fade.
51. Short Thick Hair + Temple Fade
An awesome short hairstyle for men that features spiky textures on top and a nice taper fade.
52. Shaved Haircut Style
Super simple short haircut. Buzzed on top. High fade on the sides.
53. Short Haircut for Thick Hair + Drop Fade
This is a cool hairstyle for thick short hair. Looking clean with a line up freshie, a high bald fade, and thick hair styled back on top.
54. Modern Short Hairstyles for Men
A cool modern short spiky crop haircut with a bald fade.
55. Buzz Fade with Beard
A classic simple short men’s haircut. Buzzed down on top, and a bald fade on the sides.
56. Short To Medium Textured Hair On Top + Mid Bald Fade
This haircut makes the crop haircut look less cute and more cool. It shows off thick textures on top and a mid bald fade on the sids of the hair.
57. Short Quiff Undercut Hairstyle With Cool Hair Design
This is one of the coolest haircuts of the bunch. A disconnected undercut hairstyle and short quiff in the front.
58. Choppy Spiky Crop Hairstyle
Another cool take on the crop haircut with a messy spiky fringe in the front.
59. Short Buzz Fade with Beard
Another look at one of the most classic short hairstyles for men. Super easy to style. Simply towel dry and go.
60. Crop for Wavy Hair + Taper Fade
Cool undercut crop short men’s hairstyle.
61. Classic Short Haircut for Men + Temple Fade
This is great looking classic short men’s haircut. The cool factor is upped a notch with a temp fade and disconnected beard.
62. Short Curls + High Taper Fade
A cool short hair look for naturally curly hair. To get this look use a pomade with shine, work into damp hair, comb into place or style with you hands. This short haircut features a low bald fade that disconnects the beard. Totally awesome, totally cool.
63. Curly Fringe + High Fade
A fun modern faux-hawk. One of the best short hairstyles for curly hair. Features a high fade on the sides.
64. Longer on Top – Short Sides and Back
A simple, classic, great looking haircut for men that have wavy or thick hair.
65. Wavy Textured Short Hairstyle + Mid Skin Fade
This is a beautiful classic short haircut for men with thicker wavy hair.
66. Thick Spiky Pompadour + High Fade
A pompadour meets quiff short hairstyle for men.
67. Short Haircut for Fine Hair + Drop Fade
A cool haircut that works well for fine hair. The bald drop fade puts the focus on the hair on top.
68. Textured Spikes + Drop Fade
Short to medium textured hair gives a cool spiky look. Hair is styled forward and upwards in the front.
69. Short Thick Spiky Hair
This is a super cool short haircut. There is a lot going on. Short thick textured hair is styled into spikes. Movement is forward over a clean line up in the front. A high bald fade puts the emphasis on the top.
70. Natural Messy Crop Haircut
These types of undercut crop haircuts are awesome looking. The hair is styled in a tousled look instead of a clean blunt crop style. Very cool.
71. Short Spikes + Fade Design
One of the best short hairstyles for men that have thick hair and want a spiky look.
72. Short Spiky Crop + Blunt Fringe
This haircut is slightly longer than a classic buzz cut, and is super stylish with short textures and blunt cut fringe.
73. Cool Short Cut for Curly Hair
Short, thick curly hair on top with a high bald fade on the sides. Disconnected beard gives off a tough look.
74. Short Pomp Fade + Hard Part
Want a cool short haircut? Go for a short spiky pomp fade haircut like this one. Bald fade on the sides. Hard part disconnects the hair on top from the fade. Super cool.
75. Side Part Hairstyle for Short Hair
The classic short hair side part hairstyle for men. Simply towel dry, work some pomade into you hair, part and comb to the side.
76. Textured Quiff for Short Hair
Short hair on top is styled into a quiff.
77. Short Combover Hairstyle
A cool side part comb over hairstyle for men that have short thick hair.
78. Crew Cut Styled with Texture
This is a modern short crew cut with textures
79. Cool Short Hairstyle for Men
This is one of the best modern classic short hairstyles for men that have thick hair. The textured quiff hairstyle.
80. Men’s Hair Trends: Natural Texture
Beautiful looking short cut textures. The textures give your short hair life and movement when styled.
81. Textured Short Hairstyle for Fine Hair
A cool looking short textured quiff and bald drop fade.
82. Textured Spikes + High Fade
Lots of flow showing off with short to medium length spikes and a high bald fade.
83. Easy Tousled Spikes
If you have thick or wavy hair this is a great short look. A modern classic side part hairstyle with thick textures on top styled into a quiff in the front.
84. Short Combover Haircut + High Fade
A high fade short haircut with line up around the edges for a super clean look.
85. Buzz Fade + Textured Styling
Thick hair is cut short with choppy textures. Short hair is styled forwards. This cut features a line up and high skin fade.
86. High and Tight with Beard
A beauty classic short high and tight haircut for men with naturally curly hair. Features a bald fade and disconnected beard.
87. Wide Spiky Fauxhawk
This is a cool short spiky haircut for men that has a low bald fade. Perfect for Summer or hot climates.
88. Very Short Thick Crop Haircut + Bald Mid Fade
The mid skin fade is cut right down to the skin which shows off the thick short crop haircut on top.
89. Cool Textured Short Undercut + High Bald Fade
This is an awesome short men’s undercut hairstyle.
90. Short Wavy Hair Undercut Hairstyle For Men
A modern undercut for thick or wavy hair.
91. Short Spiky Cut and Style
Short spiky hair is styled to the side and front.
92. Curly Short Men’s Hairstyle with Mid Fade
A classic men’s short haircut for curly hair.
93. Short Hairstyle for Fine Hair
A stylish short haircut for men with fringe styled to the side.
94. Buzz Fade + Shape Up
Buzz fade styled with waves.
95. Short Spikes On Top + High Fade
A great looking short spiky haircut with a mid to high fade on the sides.
96. Short Cut for Tight Curls with Fade
Short curls on top with a high bald fade.
97. How to Style a Crew Cut
Your classic crew cut with fringe styled to the side.
98. Short Messy Quiff Hairstyle For Thick Hair
A cool messy quiff hairstyle for men with thick hair.
99. Short Haircut with Hard Side Part
Your classic short side part hairstyle accentuated with a hard part.
100. Short Side Part Style for Wavy Hair
Another cool side part hairstyle for guys that have curly hair.
101. Short Slick Back Style for Wavy Hair
Cool short men’s hairstyle with naturally wavy hair on top.
102. Short Textured Cut + Low Drop Fade
A great looking low bald drop fade and short natural movement hair on top.
103. Short Pomp + High Fade + Line Up
This is the coolest short pompadour hairstyle for men. Slicked and combed to the side and straight up in the front.
104. Twisted Quiff Hairstyle + Bald Fade
To get this look twist the front fringe into a curl.
105. Textured Spiky Haircut For Thick Hair
A cool short spiky haircut styled towards the front of the head.
106. Long on Top, Short Sides and Back for Wavy Hair
This is one of the best classic short hairstyles for men that have very thick wavy hair.
107. Modern Short Men’s Hairstyles – Textured Spikes
A tousled spiky short hairstyle for men with a bald fade that give extra movement to the hair on top.
108. Fine Hair Short Spikes + High Taper
A classic short spiky men’s hairstyle styled forward in a natural way.
109. Short Haircut for Black Men + Mid Bald Fade
Natural curls cut short to medium in length with a mid bald fade.
110. Thick Wavy Hair + Textured Spikes + High Fade
A cool hairstyle for men with thick textured hair on top and cut short.
111. Classic Short Cut for Men with Thick Hair
Classic short hairstyle for men with thick hair.
112. Fresh Haircut Styles for Men
113. Cool and Easy Men’s Hairstyles
Short hair on top is styled to the side in a messy loose way.
114. Undercut Hairstyle With Long Fringe
Such a cool short textured undercut hairstyle for men with longer fringe.
115. Shaved Hairstyle for Thick Hair
Ultra short thick hair.
116. Messy Spiky Quiff Flat-Top
This haircut almost looks like a flat-top meets spiky quiff haircut. It features a high fade. Style back or to the style.
117. Short Spiky Quiff Hairstyle
Spiky quiff hairstyle styled forward in the fringe.
118. Messy Texture + Mid Fade
Totally cool messy undercut hairstyle.
119. Modern Men’s Hair – Spikes with Fringe
A cool modern short spiky faux-hawk.
120. Short Spiky Crop
A cool ultra short spiky crop hair cut.
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