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50 Coolest Fade Hairstyles for Men

The fade: it is a modern style that has been brought to life to give the sides of your head a new lease on life. Gone are the days of boring, shortly shaved sides. Say hello to a brand new way to add texture and style to any look, no matter what sort of hair style you have going on over top of your fade of choice. This article will take a look at the 50 coolest fade hairstyles for men.

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1. Normal Fade

Perhaps one of the more common fade hairstyles for men, the normal fade features a gradual fade down from the top of the hair, whatever style that top may be in. It is typically reserved for shorter style hair cuts to give it a seamless look that is hard to achieve with other styles.

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2. Pomp Fade

The edition of pomp fade hairstyles for men is a style that features a large pompadour haircut on the top of the head, and sides that fade down to almost nothing. This fade begins as a thickly cut layer of hair that gradually gives way to a thinner strip until it fades out nearly completely.

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3. Faux Hawk Fade

The faux hawk fade is one of the fade hairstyles for men that features a neatly kept faux hawk on the top. The sides consist of a light fade, where the top line of the fade pushes alongside of the faux hawk. From there it dissipates as it travels towards the base of the neck.

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4. Thick Fade

Thick fade hairstyles for men can go with any sort of hair on top though it does look best with thick hair. This is because the back of this fade keeps a little bit of that thickness to add depth to it before it finally tapers down from the thick back and along the sides.

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5. Quiff Fade

The quiff fade is a great example of flawless fade hairstyles for men. It begins with a voluptuous quiff style on the top of the hair that fades naturally into nearly nothing at the bottom. The contrast between the voluminous quiff coupled with the slow fade make for a brilliant hairstyle that looks great on any man.

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6. Tight Pomp Fade

The tight pomp fade boasts a neatly rolled and very tight pompadour on the top of the head, usually featuring textures thanks to the robust gel. The line of the fade follows closely with the pomp and retains its thickness before tapering down and fading out into a completely bald fade.

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7. Tight Quiff Fade

The tight quiff fade is similar to tight pomp fade hairstyles for men, except instead of a tightly rolled pomp, you have a nice, slicked back quiff style hair cut on top. The quiff is taller in the front and tapers down as it goes, and the fade follows that taper at an angle.

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8. Pomp Quiff Fade

The pomp quiff fade is a beautiful intersection between two popular styles. The front is tall like a pomp but the back is flat and slicked back like a quiff. The fade stays thick just beneath the pomp/quiff and then gets thinner as it goes down toward the neck.

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9. Pomp Descending Fade

The pomp descending fade features a center part that serves as the basis for the rest of the style. On one side of the part is a rolled pomp, and on the other is short hair. This short hair descends at an angle, one that highlights the shape of the pomp.

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10. Angled Fade

The angled fade looks great with any piecey style hair on top, especially if the pieces are sharp. It features an edge part that runs along the top of the hair and an angle that begins at the hairline and follows the natural shape of your hair’s growth. It fades to a point right above the ear.

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11. Piecey Quiff

The piecey quiff is a great choice for men who have thick hair, and an even better choice for wavy, thick hair. The quiff is pushed back and runs along the start of the fade which features a longer, thicker cut. An edge line runs underneath that to separate the thick part of the fade from the thinner part that fades into baldness.

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12. Triangle Fade

The triangle fade is a decorative fade that can be worn with essentially any hair style, though, due to its nature, it does look better with a quiff. This fade stays in the middle of the neck and is thick with two triangular shaped lines having been cut into it.angled fade hairstyles for men

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13. Full Triangle Fade

The full triangle fade is similar to the triangle fade where it looks great with a quiff. The difference here lies in the fact that it fades down to the neck, but it does not feature those arrow shaped cut outs. This fade drops into a sharp triangle along the neck instead.

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14. Thick Fade

The thick fade matches excellently with those who have thick hair. The top rolls up into a pompadour that has been brushed to the side to expose the side part beneath it. The fade itself runs along this part and starts out thick like the top before making its way down into a slightly thinner cut.

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15. Mid-Taper Fade

The mid taper fade can go with any style on top, but those that have a little bit of volume work the best. In this instance a pomp is used and on the other side of the part, the thick fade tapers down but stops midway through the head to get thinner from there.

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16. Quiff Bald Fade

The quiff bald fade features a neatly groomed quiff. The pushed back hair gets thinner in size as it goes backwards, and that can be said about the fade, too. The fade begins as thick and in only a short distance on the head fades to leave nothing but baldness at the end.

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17. Side Part, Low Fade

The side part low fade features fade hairstyles for men that have been parted to the side, whether it is a pomp or a quiff. The hair on the other side of the part is separated by a deep edge which gives way to a thick cut that trickles down into a low fade.

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18. Back Fade

The back fade is great for any hairstyle on top, be it long or short. The fade begins at the top near the front of the hair and comes down at a sort of curved angle, tapering more as it nears the back of the head where it dissipates into a bald fade.

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19. Disconnected Fade

The disconnected fade is a great way to add some edgy style to your ensemble. It features a hairstyle that has a voluminous top which can contrast expertly against the fade to give it that “disconnected” look. The fade itself begins below a sharp edge part and fades down to nothing.

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20. Disappear into the Beard

The “Disappear into the Beard” fade is one for those who like their hair to match fantastically with their beard style. If you like to keep your hair short and your beard shorter, this fade will drop from your short hair and taper into almost nothing until it meets your beard and “expands” again.

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22. Low Drop Fade

The low drop fade features thick hair around the temples, just beneath the tall and full style you have on top. From the temples it comes up and around the ears before it plunges steeply down to just above the nape of the neck, where it meets at a point.

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22. Neck Fade

The neck fade looks great with any sort of hair style out there, but due to its nature it might be better with a quiff that ends in a point. The neck fade begins to fade around the ears really low toward the bottom of the overall cut. It doesn’t truly begin to fade until it reaches the nape of the neck, however.

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23. Curly Drop Fade

The curly drop fade is exactly what it sounds like. This is a way to let your natural curls be showcased on top of your head while still indulging in a stylish fade. The curls contrast well with how straight the hair gets when you cut curls short, and the drop fade goes around the head to meet at a point near the neck for great go-to fade hairstyles for men.

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24. Deep Back Skin Fade

The deep back skin fade is a cut that looks great with any hair style. Pictured here is a voluminous top that leans slightly to the back. The fade style helps perpetuate that leaning look as it fades from the thick hair on top to just the skin at the bottom.

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26. Around the Ear Fade

The around the ear fade puts emphasis on the ear in a number of ways. First, the top of the beard is cut to slightly curl around it. The high fade itself wraps around the ear as well, and the back of the fade near the neck comes to a point near the ear.

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26. Skin Fade Tapered Edge

The skin fade with a tapered edge is perfect for very short or buzzed cuts. The detail comes within the curvy edge line that is brought from the upper side of the head, swirling down and getting thinner as it heads for the back of the head. The fade goes to nothing.

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28. Layered Fade

The layered fade works best with hair styles that have been parted on the side and have volume resting on the other. For this look, a sharp edge part separates the two sides. On the short side, there are a few layered pieces that make up the top of the high fade.

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29. Subtle Fade

The subtle fade is for the gent who doesn’t want to draw too much attention to himself but understands the class and style that fades can afford. This fade almost looks as if it is simply buzzed, but it features a slight diminish as it travels toward the neck and ear.

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29. Angled Drop Back Fade

The angled drop back fade is full of edgy, alternative style. It works best with hair that is full on top and can support a stark part. A line has been cut into the part and around the temples are angled lines, as well. The fade drops back to taper down to the neck.

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30. Subtle Crown Fade

The subtle crown fade hugs the top of the head and complements whatever sort of hairstyle you have going on up there. From the top, it stays thick for a few rows before it gradually begins to taper down seamlessly. By the end of it, the fade ends with only skin.

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31. V-Shape Neckline Fade

The V-shape neckline fade is an excellent way to end a faux hawk or pompadour. The v-shape neckline is thick in the center and as the hair expands outwards, it gets thinner. This fade comes to a point near the base of the neck and still retains a bit of texture.

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32. Buzzcut Fade

Even if you barely have any hair on the top of your head, you can still rock a fashionable fade. This fade style features a buzzed top that already has very little hair. From there it fades gradually and around the crown, staying high until it dissipates into only skin on the bottom.

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34. Double Line Fade

The double line fade is a fade for those who want sharp lines and edges in their hair with just a little bit of fade. Better with a bit of hair on top, the hair beneath it is cut just a bit shorter in order to starkly show case the two lines running through the sides.

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34. Understated Fade

The understated fade is there as a sort of background to the style you have on top of your head. It stays thick around the top of the hair to bring down the rest of the cut, and only fades just slightly around the ears and towards the bottom of the neck.

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35. Surround the Ear Fade

The surround the ear fade is a bit different than the around the ear, as it features a high fade that tapers down to nothing rather suddenly. Still, before it fades to nothing, there is a slight curve around the ear that accents its shape and gives a well rounded feel, perfect for any occasion.

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37. High Fade

The high fade is a very common style of fade that is often played around with to create another type. This is a staple for many and can be worn with a slew of different hair styles on top. The high fade stays near the hairline and subtly goes around the ear.

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37. Tight Crown Fade

The tight crown fade is a very closely cut fade style that stays even closer to the hair style on top than the high fade. It looks great with buzz cuts or other short, military inspired cuts due to the fact that it all appears seamless due to its impeccably short length.

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38. High and Tight Buzz Fade

The high and tight buzz fade is a great look for those who like simplicity, shortness, and no maintenance. This fade begins as a very short buzz cut. The fade begins close to the crown of the head and eventually it will taper down to absolutely nothing, leaving only skin.

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39. High Fade Piecey Top

The high fade and piecey top looks great on men with thick beards who want a textured top to go with it. Natural curls or waves are better suited for this look. From the thick top tapers down the high fade that simply rests around the ears while it fades to almost nothing.

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40. Crown Fade with Quiff

The crown fade with quiff plays up the natural shape of your head very well. The quiff style is brushed back to include a slight point at the end and this is also where the fade is going to end up. This crown fade stays thick along the top of the head and gets narrower the further down it goes.

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41. High Fade with Textured, Long Comb Over

The high fade with a textured, long comb over is a great chance to show off your curly or wavy hair. It looks best with a quiff style cut that can be pushed back to expose the chunky textures and pieces. The high fade perfectly hugs the long, voluminous top to accent it.

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43. Seamless Fade

Perfect with a quiff or faux hawk, the textured top of the hair will fade effortlessly into the seamless fade waiting beneath. It begins as a tall poof on the top of the head that is brushed back and gradually becomes thinner before meeting the fade and tapering to nothing…seamlessly.

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43. Beard Length Fade

For those gentleman who like their hair to match well with their beard, this is the fade for you. Whatever style or length you have on top will do. The fade will begin around the temple, and it will be subtle enough that it can easily fade into your beard of the same length.

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45. Slight Buzz Fade

The slight buzz fade plays off of those who have a very short cut very naturally. It helps bring the thickness of the top down to the sides effortlessly and creates a flawless effect. This is a nice example of a disconnected cut, as the fade begins much shorter than the top.

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46. Pomp Low Fade

The pomp low fade is a wonderful and handsome way to accentuate the layers and volume of the pomp on top of your head. The fade begins inside of the pomp itself and very gradually works its way down to being a very thin sheet of hair that accents the top. This is a perfect formal look.

 

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46. Undercut Fade

The undercut fade is an edgy alternative cut that looks great with unique or bold hairstyles. Whatever the length, the undercut beneath it will not just be a single length like most undercuts, but will fade gradually for an even richer effect. This is perfect for those who like to turn heads with their ensembles.

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47. Slick High Fade

The slick high fade is a very professional fade that looks exceptional on men with round faces. Featuring a slicked back top or heavily gelled top, the fade seems to ride the wave of short pieces of hair and mesh into them well. From there it dissipates into a very close to the skin cut.

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49. Pomp High Fade with Edge

The pomp high fade with an edge part is another spin on the pomp fade. This cut looks great on anyone headed to a formal event that wants to add in a bit of their own style to their attire. The difference between this and the pomp fade is the edge part on the side by the high fade.

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49. Pushed Back Fade

The pushed back fade is follows the natural shape of the head well. It features a high top in the front that has been pushed back to lay flat against the rest of the head. The fade itself even appears pushed back with it, long toward the front and getting shorter as it goes on.

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50. Dread Fade

Let your locks go crazy on top while still enjoying the handsomeness of a fade. You can wear the top however you’d like–in a ponytail or hanging free–and choose the type of fade you’d like at the bottom. Sharp edges and crisp lines look best with this sort of hair type to offset the roundness of the locks.

Fades are universally accepted as a handsome way to play up the hairstyles you already love. The beauty of fades is that it doesn’t matter what kind of hair you have or how long it may be on the top, so long as you have short sides, you can rock this look. Do you have a favorite fade that we missed? Let us know!

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