Fades are one of the most popular cuts for black hair. Whether it’s a tall and narrow or temple fading with an Afro, bland haircuts for black men work with short and styles.
There are a wide range of fade hairstyles to choose from high, medium and low, drop fades, burst faded , bald fades and more.
Check out these pictures for some classic cuts and latest trends.
1. High and tight
A high fade with short curly hair on top can be one of the most popular hairstyles for black men. It looks sharp and is easy to wear, just visit your barber regularly to keep the length.
2nd Temple Fade + Neck Taper + Edge Up
Fade hairstyles and line ups are about defining the hairline and keeping it clean. This can be even more important with longer hairstyles than with short hairstyles.
3. Fade Mohawk + Hair Design
This is just one of the fresh styles worn by Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown. The top has a mohawk cut with a medium fade, but it’s not just some mid-fade. This version has parallel scraped lines and a V at the neck.
4. High up + middle fade
One of the men hair trends for 2017 is longer hair for all guys. For black hair this means more high peaks , afros and sponge curls.
5. Short dreadlocks + high fade
Highly faded make any hair on the top easy to wear, so they are a great choice with longer hairstyles that require some attention, like these short locs. A high fade also works with beards. The gangrene is gone, but rejuvenates into a facial hair.
6. Afro with low fade
In addition to looking good, skin fading haircuts make hair look thicker, fuller and taller above. An Afro-Fade is also a cool cut if you do not want the 70s profile, but a slightly streamlined and modern profile.
7. Short Locs + Temple Fade + Form Up
An alternative to the low fade is a temple that burns to the side and fades neck cone back. This combination makes hair full everywhere with a clean cut.
8. Buzz fade + shaved part
This cut is too good not to share. A buzz-fade with line-up is already a sharp cut, but this V-cut part really makes it special.
9. Short Curly Hair + Medium Bald Fade
These quickly fade to the skin in the middle of the head for another shot on the high peak. This kind of fade looks cool from the side and from the back and ultra clean cut from the front.
10. Flat Top + Temple fade
This modern flat top has rounded edges and an ironing flap.
11. Skin Fade + Hair Design
Fades can be a canvas for creative hair designs , even a bald fade. The contrast between hair and skin lasts for a week or two and then you can return to fading or get a fresh new design.
12. Hi-top fade
This classic cut for black hair is still a statement. This version has a certain height at the top and an expert blurry fade.
13. Drop fade + short hair
A drop-fade , as the name implies, falls behind the ear. In this low version, the curls follow the same line above.
14. High Fade + Sponge Curls
With the high top haircut, longer hair on the top can be worn in natural curls, dreads, braids or these cool sponge curls.
15. Platinum high and tight
Ultra-blonde tops keep this classic high and narrow from the conventional.
16. Medium-long hair + Temple Fade
Narrow, kinky curls defy gravity when worn in this length. A low fade and short hair on the back create a decent profile for this cool look.
17. Taper fade haircut for black hair
In addition to longer hair is another growing trend Taper fade haircuts . A combination of a longer conical style with a fast fade, these cuts are more conservative, but cut just as clean as a higher fade.
18. Curly Top + Low Fade
Some of the best haircuts for men are all about contrasts. These low bare fades hold the sides while the curls upstairs have lots of volume.