Drop fades haircuts are always a fresh way to clean up your edges. There are so many different types of fades for men and a drop fade is different because most fades follow a straight line across the hair. In a drop fade, the line usually drops drastically after the ear. You can pair this type of fade with all different types and lengths of hair.
Drop fades look good with curly hair, straight hair, and even hair with waves. If you are looking for a hairstyle for men that will give you confidence and leave you feeling like a million bucks then this is the best type of fade for you.
1. Natural Messy Curls Hairstyle with Clean Fade Cut
Up first is this handsome hairstyle with natural messy curls and a nice clean fade around the sides and in the back. He decided to start with a bald fade and the beard looks so good next to the long and curly hair on top.
2. Taper Fade Hairstyle with Artsy Fade Cut
Wow, this next haircut for men takes a very talented barber to pull off. Here he is wearing an artsy hairstyle with a design with swells, circles, and thick cut-ins added in. He left the top section long and thick, and it looks amazing.
3. Burst Taper Fade Haircut
Here is a simple and handsome hairstyle with a simple burst fade. Here he has kept most of the hair one length with the sides buzzed all the way evenly around. Pair this look with a beard, and you will get the whole vibe of this photo.
4. Long Hairstyle Crew Cut with Drop Fade
Here is a way to pair your long length of hair with a nice drop fade. In the photo above, he has styled his long hair brushed back with a fade along the sides and in the back. He went with a clean shaved look here, which pairs perfectly with his long hairstyle.
5. Taper Fade Haircut with X Slit Style
Up next is this taper fade with an X shaved into the side. He has kept the top section of the hair long and loose, giving off a messy vibe. But the clean fade along the sides evens out the messy vibe and leaves you looking clean cut.
6. Waves Curls Natural Hairstyle with Drop Fade
If you are lucky enough to have natural waves, then you are already so blessed. In this look, he is wearing his natural waves with a drop fade along the sides and the nape. He has evenly trimmed the beard, which blends in perfectly with his fade.
7. Straight Layered Hairstyle with Light Blonde Shade
Up next is a perfect hairstyle for men with long and straight hair. In this look, he has a clean bald shave along the sides that meets up with his long layered blonde hair on the top. This is such a handsome style that would look great on men of all ages.
8. High Pomp Natural Hair with Drop Fade
9. Trimmed Undercut with Artsy Style Drop Fade
Trimmed undercuts are always a good idea when you are thinking of changing up your hairstyle. He took his style to the next level by adding an artsy fade along the sides and a thick section on the top. You can wear this look messy or brushed down to match your style for the day.
10. Brushed Up Hairstyle with Ash Gray Shade
Up next is a hairstyle for all the men out there that are going grey. Here he has styled his hair with a nice even drop fade and left the top layer long enough to brush back. Pair it with a full beard, and you are all set.
11. Side Parted Layered Drop Fade Haircut
Layered haircuts are one of the best ways to thin out your thick hair. In the look above, he is wearing a side-parted layered haircut with an even buzz around the sides.
12. Natural Waves Hairstyle with Drop Fade
This handsome hairstyle has natural waves with a bright blonde hue. He has kept the sides natural and buzzed short, and it adds just the right amount of contrast to his bright blonde hairstyle.
13. Crew Cut Short Spiky Hair with Light Blonde Shade Style
Crew cuts will always be around, and men of all ages love wearing them. Here he is wearing his crew cut with short and spiky hair on the top. He kept the fade in an almost bald fade, and it looked so handsome.
14. Twisted Curls Hairstyle with Skin Drop Fade
Up next is a fresh look for men with twisted curls and dope fade. He starts his fade off super short, then adds in a lightning bolt design, and then finally, he has a thicker fade that meets up with his thick and curly hair.
15. Trimmed Buzz Cut with Chestnut Brown Shade Hairstyle
Here is a simple hairstyle that would look great on men of all ages. Here he a trimmed buzz cut with an even length all the way around. Keep it brushed down neatly as he has done here, or spike it up for a sleeker vibe.
16. Regular Twist Curly Hair with Drop Fade
This handsome hairstyle for men has regular twists with curly hair and an even fade all the way around. He went with a nice drop fade here that starts right behind the ears, and it looks amazing.
17. Tiny Curls Haircut with Undercut Style
If you have tiny curls, you already know how hard it can be to find the right haircut, but look no further because we have found you a dope new style. Here he has a short bald fade with tiny curls on top and an evenly trimmed beard.
18. Slicked Back Hairstyle with Drop Fade
This next look is so simple but looks so good. Here he has kept the sides short and shaved with a top layer that is slicked back and thick. He paired it with a clean shaved fade and a small goatee; it looks so dope.
19. Semi Bald Tiny Curls Drop Fade Hairstyle
Semi-bald looks come in all shapes and sizes. Here he is wearing his semi-bald cut with tiny curls on the top and a bald fade along the sides.
20. Wavy Classic Curls Hairstyle with Fade
Up next is a classic hairstyle for men with wavy and curly hair. Here he has trimmed up the beard and his edges perfectly with a drop fade and kept the lines so clean. This classic hairstyle for men will never go out of style.
21. Shear High Pomp Hairstyle with Fade
Pomp hairstyles have come back into style, and men are wearing them with all different types of fades. Here he has styled his new high pomp look with a drop fade along the sides, which looks handsome.
22. Thick Curly Hairstyle with Trimmed Haircut
This next style is perfect for men with thick and curly hair. In the photo above, he has an even fade along his natural hairline, but they have left the top big and curly, which looks so good. He has kept his beard clean-shaven here, which was a great idea.
23. Side Swept Long Hairstyle with Fade
Here is a swept-over style with long hair on one side and a clean, shaved look on the other. Here he has his drop fade buzzed up high and the rest of the hair long and straight. You can wear this look brushed down or even pull it up in a top knot for two different types of looks.
24. Long and Wavy Hair with Fade Cut
Even if you have long and wavy hair, you are still going to need to trim those edges up. In this look, he has his hair buzzed bald right at the temple and left the rest of his hair thick and curly, and it looks perfect.
25. Messy Slicked Back Natural Black Hairstyle
Shaggy styles are right on trend in 2022. To get this look, add a bald fade around the sides and the back and leave the top layer thick and free, and you will love your new shaggy style.
26. Straight Buzz Haircut with Trimmed Hair
This next haircut for men has a perfectly straight fringe in the front, shaved sides, and thick hair on the top. Here, the hair is a bit wavy, but this style would look perfect no matter your hair type.
27. Side Parted Classic Hairstyle with Fade Cut
This next look would be perfect for all the men looking for a professional haircut. To get this look ask your barber for a drop fade around the sides and to leave the hair long on the top. Next, part your hair on the side and brush it over with your favorite hair product.
28. Brushed Up Long Drop Fade Haircut
Another way to wear your drop fade is with a long, brushed-up haircut. He has a perfect fade that starts off thick by the temple and goes to almost bald towards the back.
29. Short Hair Side Parted Style with Long Slit Cut
Up next is a perfect hairstyle for men who like the bald look. He has his short hair buzzed bald along the sides and in the back and added a thick slit right below the main section of hair. The contrast between the bald and section of hair is amplified by adding a cut in line.
30. Side Swept White Gray Shade Hairstyle with Back Slit
If you are looking for a longer hairstyle, this next look would be perfect for you. Here he has a side-swept style with long grey hair, and the sides shaved super short. He has also added a cut-in design on the side, which gives his look texture.
31. Side Part Hair with Blonde Front Shade
This next hairstyle for men has a style with shaved sides and spiky hair in the front. He has grown his beard out super long here, giving his style a lovely contrast.
32. Crew Cut Hairstyle with Ash Gray Highlights
Crew cuts will always be a good style because they give off a professional vibe and are one of the most popular hairstyles for men in the military. Keep the sides short with a bald fade, and keep it brushed down.
33. Short Undercut with Copper Shade Hairstyle
Drop fades can be worn with any type of hair, and here is a style with a rich copper color. He has kept the sides shaved short and a nice and even beard to top it all off. Wear it brushed down or spiked up because either way, you will love how you look.
34. Taper Fade with Light Brown Shade
Here is a very popular hairstyle for younger men, but this style looks good on anyone with thick hair. To get this look keep the sides short with a fade and grow the hair out on top as long as you want. You can wear it messy, spiked, or brushed down.
35. Clean Side Swept Undercut with Light Brown Shade
If you are looking for a clean-cut type of hairstyle, then you should give this next look a shot. In the photo above, he has hair neatly brushed over to one side with a cut in hard part and the sides shaved short. Be sure to add a hair paste or your favorite hair product to complete your look.
36. Wavy Taper Layered Drop Fade Haircut
The next hairstyle would be perfect for all men with wavy hair. To get this look, you will need to shave the sides short with a drop fade and grow the rest of the hair out long and messy on the top.
37. Short Hair Side Swept with Brown Shade
Here is a look for all the brunette men out there. In the photo above, he has his handsome brown hair shaved short and even around the back and the sides, leaving the hair thick and curly on top. He paired this style with a thick beard, and it looked wonderful.
38. Classic Pompadour Hairstyle with Fade Cut
Classic pompadour hairstyles are back and cooler than ever. Here he has kept the top section of his hair pushed up and thick and buzzed the rest of the hair short and even.
39. Side Wavy Parted Hairstyle with Fade
One way to modernize your new pompadour hairstyle would be to part it on the side and add in a nice fade. Here he is wearing a nice and even fade that starts right around the temples and goes around the natural hairline.
40. Natural Hair Side Swept Drop Fade Hairstyle
Brushing your hair over to one side is always going to be in style because it is a classic look. Here he has paired his classic look with a natural hairline fade and a thick beard. This would be a great hairstyle for men of all ages to try out.
41. Classic Neat Slicked Pushed Up Drop Fade Hairstyle
Neat hairstyles make you look and feel so good. Here he has his simple and neat haircut with a drop fade along the sides, but he has left plenty of length on the top. Brush it back as he has done here, and you will love your new sleek vibe.
42. Mullet Curly High Volume Drop Fade Hairstyle
Mullets are another hairstyle that has come back from the 90s and is cooler than ever. Here they have modernized this mullet haircut for men with a nice fade along the hairline. If you do not have naturally curly hair, you could always add in a perm to create this look.
43. Messy and Wavy Taper Haircut with Brown Shade
Here is a messy and curly haircut for men. He has taper fade along the sides and in the back, and the hair on the top is long and thick. If you do not like the messy vibe, you could always add your favorite hair product to keep it in place.
44. Fringe Voluminous Natural Curls Drop Fade Hairstyle
Here he is wearing a hairstyle that is full of volume, curls, and a dope fade. He paired this handsome hairstyle with a clean-shaven face, which looks so good.
45. Big Curls Mullet Faux Drop Fade Hairstyle
This next look is a mixture of two or three different looks. To start with, he has shaved the sides of the head to create a mohawk look, but he has kept the sides buzzed like a fade, and then the top he has styled like a big curly mullet. This is a handsome style that any man would be happy to wear.
46. Regular Hairstyle with Taper Fade
Up next is this modern and regular hairstyle. In the photo above, he is wearing a nice, even buzz all the way around with a thick section on the top. This is a style that would look great no matter what type of hair you have.
47. Wavy Perms Undercut Drop Fade Hairstyle
Curly hair can be so hard to find the right look food. But here, he has found a dope style for his curls with a buzz around the sides, and the hair on the top is long enough for his curls to come to life.
48. Buzz Curly Haircut with Fade
Drop fades always look good with curly hair. To get this style, you will need to ask your barber to trim your hair evenly all the way around until it reaches about halfway up and fade it into a long layer on the top. You can pick how long you want the hair on top to be.
49. Waves of Perms Natural Drop Fade Hairstyle
Waves are always a good idea when you are thinking about getting a new hairdo. In this look, he has perfect waves on the top with a drop fade around the sides. To get the whole vibe of this look, try growing your beard and keeping it trimmed in a straight line.
50. Side Swept Fringe Up Drop Fade Haircut
Last but not least is this side-swept fringe haircut for men. This would be a perfect hairstyle for men with thick hair and who are looking to change things up. Here he has kept the bottom half of his buzzed super short and the top long and wavy.
Have we convinced you to try out a dope-looking drop fade? Are you thinking about keeping it short, or do you like a longer, thicker style? Please leave us a comment and let us know which one was your favorite or if you have ever tried any of these looks out.