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Your Guide to The Fade Hairstyle: 21 Types of Fades

As one would say… “Great hair day doesn’t happen by chance, it happens by appointment”.

Which is why this fade hairstyle guide was created — to simply give you choices for your best hair day and make sure you get an appointment with your favorite hair stylist.  By now you should know that your looks depend on how confident you carry your clothes, shoes and most of all how your hair gives that confident boost. These Are the 21 Types of Fade Hairstyles!

Low Fade Haircut

Looks neat and cool, it blends into a touch more length in the upper sides, and the medium length hair is slicked back dry and natural. Simple yet striking and appealing.

Military High Fade Haircut

It’s high and tight faded haircut that can be sported by anyone. Can be associated with the military because it is their usual hairstyle.

Mid Fade Haircut

Fade that’s a bit higher than the low fade. It blends perfectly into a textured medium length of hair. Still simple yet trendy.

High Fade Haircut

Ideal for think or curly hair, super clean high skin fade meets medium length naturally curly  or thick straight hair.

High Bald Fade

Still neat and classy, this haircut is cool especially during summer. The faded effect and sharply cut facial hair also draws the eye down to lengthen a round face and balance chubby cheeks.

High Fade Pompadour

Get a short hair on the back and sides with long hair on top with a large volume of hair in the front that gradually recedes towards the back of the head for the pompadour look. Popularized by no other than the one and only Elvis Presley.

High Fade with Long Hair

Having short hair on the back and sides with long hair on top that you can style in many different ways. Shows versatility of your hair.

Taper Fade

Gives a clean and masculine look that’s perfect for casual or professionals. It is one of the most iconic and trendy styles for men.

Curly Hair with Fade

With fade on the sides and back, have maximum height and volume, pushed forward so curls fall down over the forehead.

Comb Over Fade

Comb over fade haircut consists of longer hairs on top which gradually decreases in length towards the nape of the neck and the sides. It aids in spreading the hair over the bald areas.

Low Bald Fade with Slick Back

Low fade on the sides and back while hair on the top is kept long enough to be able to slick it back. Still classy and neat.

High Bald Fade with Crew Cut

High fade on the sides and back, crew cut gives masculine and easy to maintain look. Clean-cut option for soldiers but has gained popularity in recent years.

High Taper Fade with Design

Two styles work well together to provide a unique hairstyle. Both masculine and eye-catching yet fresh, trendy and cool. Taper fade which is accompanied by stunning hair tattoos on the side parts.

Temple Fade with Comb Over

Longer hairs on top combed neatly to the back or to the sides which gradually decreases in length towards the nape of the neck and the sides.

Mid Fade with Textured Slick Back

The mid fade haircut works with every hairstyle leaving the sides and back part with thin fade and longer hair on top for options to style.

Low Skin Fade with Spiky Hair

Low fade on the sides and back with spiky hair on top for stylish and trendy look. An option to add hair color or hair highlights can be done to look more attractive.

Box Fade Haircut

This hairdo is very stylish and trendy, as a result of which they also gained a lot of attention from all ages especially teens.

Mohawk Fade

Faded on the sides leaving longer hair on the top down to the back. Stylish and punk-look but can also be worn by women. Head turner look is mostly achieved by this haircut.

Fohawk Fade

Classy and simple clean short men’s haircut that is perfect for hotter climates. It retains the hair on sides and back and hair left on top is kept longer giving room for styling using gel, was or pomade.

Burst Fade

Fade focuses on the sides of the ear creating a mohawk look. Still trendy and options for hair designs on the fade can be applied as well as hair highlights and colors.

Curly Top Fade

Almost mid-fade from behind the ears to the back of the head, leaving hair on top. Fit for curly kingky hair giving option for designs.

Smooth and Wavy Fade

Smooth fade on the sides and back highlighting the waves on the top.  Been very popular in their classy form but with a new twist and artistic effect.

Choose which fade best suites you but remember to wear it with confidence and you’ll never go out of style.

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