Sometimes all you need is a stylish black men’s fade haircut to change up your whole experience. Here we have found 50 dope taper fade haircuts for black men that are trending in 2022. A taper fade has always been a popular way to keep your edges in check. It has a few different names some of the more popular ones are the Brooklyn fade, a low fade, or sometimes it is known as a blowout.
But no matter what your barber calls it, you will love wearing your hair like this. We have found so many different ways to wear your taper fade, and it goes with any hair length. You can also add this popular edge up with braids and dreads which are both popular hairstyles for black men.
1. Full Fringe Messy Curls Taper Fade
First up is this stylish look with a full fringe and messy curls. This is a popular hairstyle for black men that can be worn at any age and any length.
2. Semi Bald Natural Curls Haircut
If you are going with the semi-bald look you better make sure your edges look fresh. Here he has his semi-bald look paired with a beard and it looks amazing.
3. Dreadlocks Man Bun with Blonde Ends
Up next is a longer hairstyle with blonde dreads. Here he has a fresh box fade in the front and left the dreads on the top of his head are natural and black. For the back dreads, he added a blonde color and threw them up in a bun for a fresh finish.
4. Black Men’s Skin Fade Haircut with Natural Waves
Another way to wear your short hair is with these stylish waves on top. This style takes a bit of patience to get but the results are worth it. Finish your style up with a nice taper and you are all set.
5. Black Men’s Fade Haircut with Two Strand Twisted Braids
Here is a simple way to wear your natural hair. He has twisted his long hair into two strands and finished it off with a sharp fade around the edges. This would be a great way to wear your hair if you are in the middle of growing it out.
6. Black Men’s Taper Fade Haircutwith Twisted Hairstyle
Twisted hairstyles are always a good idea if you have long natural hair. In the photo above he is wearing his taper fade with a bunch of small twists, he could be starting his dreadlock journey and it looks amazing.
7. Black Men’s Short Taper Fade Haircut with Natural Curls
Here is a style that would be perfect if you like keeping your hair short and you also have natural curls. Here he has kept the hair on the top just a few inches long and the sides and back are in a trimmed short almost bald fade for black men.
8. Box Twisted Braids Hairstyle
This little man is wearing his hair with box twisted and braids. He keeps the edges trimmed fresh with a super short fade. This would be a great hairstyle for men of all ages to try out because it is so stylish.
9. Black Men’s Side Taper Fade Haircut with Straight Slit
Here is a wonderful example of how you can add a simple cut in design to your style and it creates a dynamic look. Here he has a simple fade along the bottom and left the hair on top a few inches long with a thick cut in the middle to create contrast.
10. Small Natural Curls Taper Fade
If you have naturally curly hair you already know how it can be to find the right hairstyle. But look no further because here he is wearing his small natural curls perfectly with a thin fade around the edges. He has also added a small cut in towards the bottom and it looks so fresh.
11. Black Men’s Taper Fade Haircut with Full Curly Hairstyle
Here is another curly hairstyle for black men. In the photo above he has his curly hair a few inches long on the top with a taper fade around the sides and it looks so good.
12. Curly Taper Fade Hairstyle with Slit
This next look has a bit of a juice hairstyle going on. He has kept his curly hair long on the top with a fresh fade around the sides and a small shaved curved line in the front.
13. Clean Semi Bald Taper Fade
This next hairstyle for black men is so smooth with its freshly trimmed sides and a super short top. To get this look it would be best to keep all the hair one even length and you could also grow your beard out for a dope contrast.
14. Thick Twisted Dreadlocks Hairstyle
This handsome style has thick dreadlocks that are twisted up perfectly. He added a short fade to keep his edges looking fresh and it looks so good he shouldn’t change a thing.
15. Medium Length Full Natural Curls
If you are looking for a style for your hair that is not too short or not too long then this medium hairstyle with curls would be great for you. He has kept it a good medium length on the top with a short taper around the sides.
16. Full Curls Taper Fade with Long Slit Style
Here is another look for all you guys out there with curly hair. In this look, he has his full curls long with a long slit in the center. This long slit separates the short and long hair and will leave you feeling so confident.
17. Buzz Haircut with Curls Hairstyle
One of the most popular haircuts for black men has to be the buzz. But this next look is no ordinary buzz, here has left the top section longer and added a short fade around the sides. Pair it with a handsome long beard as he has done here and you are all set.
18. Short and Spiky Taper Fade with Slit
This next look would be an awesome taper faded hairstyle for men of all ages. He is wearing his hair short and spiky with an even fade and a long slit in between.
19. Two Strand Twisted Dreadlocks Hairstyle
Men with dreadlocks already know how much maintenance you need to keep them up. Here he went with a unique two-stranded hairstyle with a part right down the middle and a dope fade around the sides to keep him looking fresh.
20. Semi Bald Short Hairstyle Taper Fade
If you like short and buzzed hair then this next hairstyle for black men would be perfect for you. Here he is wearing his hair with a semi-bald cut with a fresh ade around the temples. Grow your beard if you want the whole vibe of this photo.
21. Black Men’s Fade with Buzz Haircut
Buzz cuts are always a good idea when you are thinking of getting a shorter hairstyle. In this look, he has buzzed his hair evenly all around and added a dope fade to keep the front looking good.
22. Semi Bald Buzz Haircut Taper Fade
Here is another semi-bald style for you to see. This one is different from the others because he has kept the top long and it fades down to an almost bald fade. Grow your beard out it gives it a fresh fade if you want the whole style of this look.
23. Black Men’s Fade Haircut on Curly Hair
Let your curly hair live its best life with a curly hair taper hairstyle. Here he has let his curls grow out a few inches long and they start coming to life, of course, he has faded his hair with our featured look and the results are so handsome.
24. Box Braids with Long Twisted Hairstyle
Wow, this is such a fresh hairstyle that men of all ages are wearing it. Here has a short fade around the sides and for the top, he went with long box braids that are twisted together perfectly.
25. Taper Fade Semi Bald Hairstyle
One of the most popular ways to wear your hair short as a black man is with a semi-bald look. Here he is wearing his with a temple fade and a shortbread and it looks so good.
26. Natural Waves Semi Bald Style
Natural hair will always be in style. Here is he wearing his natural waves with a semi-bald style and a long beard. Do not forget to add in your favorite type of fade around the edges and the back for a fresh new style.
27. Waves Buzz Taper Fade
This next look is a combination of a few different hairstyles. Here he is wearing a buzz cut with a short taper and he has added waves on the top. If you can pull this look off you are going to love your new style.
28. Long Hairstyle of Dreadlocks
Just because you have long dreadlocks does not mean that you do not need an edge up. Here he has his long dreads pulled up with a clip and a clean and short edge around the sides.
29. Taper Fade with Long Braids Style
One of the best looks you can wear in your hair is long and natural dreadlocks, it is a classic hairstyle that is never going out of style. Here he has is pulled up in a high bun to show off his new fade and it such a vibe.
30. Side Parted Natural Hair Taper Fade
Up next is a natural hairstyle with a side parted fade. This style resembles a mohawk a little bit and has a good tapered fade around the sides and edges. Spike it up or wear it down either way you are going to love your new look.
31. Wavy Semi Bald Hairstyle
This next hairstyle for black men to try out has waves and a semi-bald haircut. Here he has also grown his beard out to the same length as his semi-bald cut and they flow together perfectly.
32. Faded Buzz Haircut
Sometimes all you need in your life is a simple buzz cut. Here he is wearing just that with a bit of a twist. He has added a fresh fade right above the ears and grown out his beard long, but trimmed and it looks so handsome and stylish.
33. Spiky Twisted Hairstyle Taper Fade
Twists are always a good idea when you are going your hair out. In the photo above he is wearing long and spiky twists with an even fade around the back and along the sides and it looks so dope.
34. Waves Buzz Haircut Taper Fade
This waves and buzz cut hairstyle is such a classic. If you are in between looks or just want to have a classy style then this should be in your rotation of hairstyles.
35. Natural Short Curls Hairstyle with Slit
Natural curls always look good when you let your hair grow out a bit. Here he has his natural curls long on the top with a slit down the center and right above his short fade. This is a classic hairstyle that will never go out of style.
36. Big Curls Undercut with Fade
Here is a more relaxed curl hairstyle. Here he has let his long hair grow and added a super short buzz along the sides. Pair it with a beard and you are all set.
37. Short Natural Waves Taper Fade
Up next is this short and natural hairstyle with waves on the top. He has kept the hair all one even length here and it looks fresh and stylish. He also has grown out his goatee a bit here and it looks so good with the short hair.
38. Silky Black Men’s Taper Fade Haircut
Silky hair is always a good idea. Here he has his silky hair cut short with waves and a fade around the sides. He went with the clean shaved face here and it makes his new shiny haircut stand out even more.
39. Semi Bald Wavy Black Men’s Fade Haircut
Semi-bald hairstyles come in all shapes and sizes. Here he has his cut very short with the sides and back edged up above the ears and he looks so clean and fresh.
40. Semi Bald Waves for Black Men’s Fade Haircut
If you are looking for a new hairstyle for your thinning hair then you could always go with this next hairstyle for men. Here he has a semi-bald style with waves to cover up those patchy spots. Add in a high fade and you are all set.
41. Black Men’s Mid Taper Fade Haircut
Up next, we have another style for men with naturally curly hair. Here he is wearing a mid-length curly style with a short fade around the sides and in the back. This classic hairstyle would look good on black men of all ages.
42. Taper Fade Curly Buzz Haircut Style
If you are in search of a simple buzz cut for your naturally curly hair then this next style would be so perfect for you. Here he is wearing a short and simple buzz with an edge up around his natural hair line and it looks perfect.
43. Wavy Short Hairstyle Taper Fade
Adding waves to your hair has been popular for black men for so long. Here he is wearing his even waves with short hair a nice taper fade, pair it with a short or long beard and you are all set.
44. Black Men’s Clean Fade Waves Haircut
Another way to wear your freshly cut hair is with this fresh and clean taper fade. In this look, he has his hair cut straight across with thick waves on top and it looks perfect.
45. Black Men’s Medium Taper Fade Haircut with Volume Curls
Up next is this longer hairstyle with a fade. In the look above he has grown out his hair to medium length with voluminous curls and a short fade around the sides and back and it looks so fresh.
46. Black Men’s Fade Curly Natural Haircut
This edge-up is everything! Here he has left the hair on top thick and curly with a perfect edge up around the sides. To get this look make sure that you start your fade right around the temples and carry it down into the beard.
47. Twisted Thick Dreads Hairstyle
Even if you have big, thick twisted dreads as he has here you know you still need a fresh fade. Here he has separated his dreads into eight different sections twisted them back recently and added a dope fade around the sides and back of his hair.
48. Full Curly Natural Taper Fade
Here is a classic style for black men with curly hair. He has kept the beard, sides, and back short and let the hair on top grow out enough so his curls can take shape.
49. Black Men’s Fade Haircut with Trimmed Buzz
The next hairstyle would be perfect for those military men out there. In the photo above he is wearing a high and tight and it looks so good. Keep the back and sides edged up short and leave just a little bit of hair on the top and you are all set.
50. Black Men’s Fade Haircut on Short Wavy Hair
Last but not least is this haircut with short waves and a taper cut. Here he has created contrast in his hair by shaving the sides right above the ear completely short and leaving the rest of the hair and the beard long.
Since you have made it this far you must a found a look or two that you are going to try. Please leave a comment and let us know which ones of these black men’s fade haircut ideas were your favorite! We always love hearing your thoughts and comments!
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