The high and tight is military haircut, which is also popular with civilians. The defining features of this short men’s haircut are very short sides and back, the “high”, and a line between longer hair at the top, “the tight”.
In the mainstream culture, high and tights are often high fade haircuts that go quickly but gently from longer to shorter hair.
High and tights are sometimes falsely referred to as Ivy League haircuts. While they are similar, the Ivy League is long enough to style with a side panel while the tall and tight is shorter.
The high and tight is a flattering hairstyle for just about everyone. It has more structure than a buzz cut but is easier to carry. It also works for thicker hair and thinning hair because it minimizes the visual impact of thinner hair. This is also a popular cut for curly and black hair. It keeps the texture up and cuts the pages short.
Look at X ways to wear the high and tight haircut.
1. Ryan Reynolds haircut
The Ryan Reynolds Deadpool haircut is the latest example of the tall and tight. Short hair at the top has a touch of texture, as is the trend today.
Curly high and tight
This is also a great cut for curly hair, especially kinky curly hair. The top is a bit longer but stays tight on the sides.
The high and tight is traditionally a military haircut, especially for marines. Here is a really short version with a clear fade and tight top.
Buzz + drop fade
This version of the Buzz Fade haircut is more of a civil up and tight. The fade falls on the neck.
High and tight for curly hair
The military tall and tight is a cool cut for curly hair, with a touch of texture on the top and shaved sides. A transition from longer hair to the skin.
High and tight + Line Up
This high and tight black hair also features a band for added shaping on the forehead and a drop skin fade.
Skin fade haircut
High-fade haircuts can be short or full to the skin. There is no easier or more comfortable haircut for the summer.
Platinum hair color prevents these high and tight military regulations from meeting.
Drop skin hide
A drop fade changes the lines of high and tight in a flattering and stylish way.
Another way to style this high-fade hairstyle is to have short spikes for a flattering volume.
This is a stylish and easy-care cut for wavy hair with just enough length for a texture to show through.
Sponge Curls + Bald Fade
Sponge curls add a flattering texture, while a small hair design lifts the bald head.