500 Fade Haircut Styles for Men in 2019

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A faded cut for a young man.

Fade haircut styles for men are one of the most popular cuts these days.  It’s been growing in popularity fairly rapidly since 2013.

While there are a variety of different fade cuts, the concept is short sides with longer hair on top.  It’s different than an undercut in that the longer hair doesn’t drape over the shorter hair (much).

Below is our awesome photo gallery of 500+ fade haircut styles for men – all types including low, high, tapered and more.

A v-shaped, slanted fade design is a great hairstyle to cope up with the warm and humid weather.

This haircut indeed has a unique shape and style. The top part has textured point cut while the sides are faded gradually.

Dope dope cut on my boy @juanllanos_

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Quiff hairstyle with faded sides and a spiky center part. The strong spiked are made possible with the use of a ahir pomade or wax.

Dark, natural hair in a mohawk style with minimal faded sides. This hairstyle is somehow a mash-up of tribal and modern looks.

One of my favorite haircuts ever on my buddy @Miami.jpg #repost

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A clean, v-shaped faded cut at the back with permed curls on the top is one artistic way to style a dark-colored hair.

Straight, dirty blonde hairstyle with faded sides and a long, center part partitioned artistically.

Thick hair cut into a caesar style. The back and the sides are faded properly, creating a nice gradient look.

After... 🏄🏼

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This hairstyle is indeed a work of art. Its sides are normally faded but the top part has been twisted into partitions to achieve a unique aesthetic.

Men can slay curls too! This guy wore his tight but soft locks with short and faded sides.

Tall and artistic pompadour with a big wave of strands and nicely faded sides.

A golden hair with lighter streaks and over-the-top, textured styling. This look brings class and style together.


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A high and tight hairstyle with a textured, modern finish. This highlights your bone structure, giving it a nice definition.

The different types of fades

Currently our search options don’t offer different fades (but that may change).  That doesn’t mean there aren’t variations in the fade haircuts.  There is big time.

Below we set out several common fade styles for men.

1. High fade

The high fade rises up on the scalp where it curves to the crown.  Here’s an example.


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2. Low Fade

The low fade is a very subtle fad cut where the fade is no more than an inch above the ears.

Young man with a low fade haircut

3. Taper Fade

The taper fade is a gradual fade from short to full length from bottom upward. Below is an example of a taper fade.

4. Long fade haircut

A long fade is short sides just like the typical fade but with long hair on top.  It’s a dramatic contrast between short and long.

5. Curly Fade

The curly fade is short sides with curly hair on top.

Man with short curly fade haircut6. Comb-Over Fade

All long hair is swept over the top of the head like the traditional comb-over except in this case there’s a full head of hair.

Man with comb-over fade haircut

7. Military Fade Haircut

Fade short on the sides and a touch longer on top.

Man with military fade haircut

8. Fade with Line

The end of the fade is demarcated with a marked line cut into the hair.  The line can be straight or curve.  One can get creative with the line.

9. Mohawk Fade

Fade short on sides with long narrow hair strip rising tall on top.

10. Fade with Braids

Could be a variety of options, but we showcase an interesting example below where the fade part of the cut is braids pulled back giving the fade effect.

Man with braids fade hair

11. Box Fade

Short on sides, longer on top but cut straight across giving the box effect.

12. Side Part Fade

A more traditional cut where the short sides lead to the long hair where it natural parts to the side.

Man with side-part fade haircut

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