If you are on the search for a long and taper hairstyle, then you are at the right place! Here you will find 50 of the best looks for you to look through and find your favorite one! Growing out your hair can be such a challenge if you do not do the little bit of maintenance that is required. If you are unsure about what a long and taper haircut is it is a style that keeps the hair on the top long while the sides are tapered short with some sort of fade.
You can wear this style with all different natural hair types. We have found looks for curly hair, thin, straight, wavy, and everything in between. If you are just starting your journey of growing your hair, this is a great place to get inspired and find the right fit. Now, let’s take a look at the best long and taper hairstyles for men!
1. Straight Blonde Taper Fade Long Hair
First up is this stylish look with long blonde hair. Here he has kept the sides shaved short around the natural hairline and left the hair on top long and brushed back. He also paired his new style with a clean, shaved face, which looks so good.
2. Classic Black Taper Fade Long Hair
Up next is a classic look for men to try. He has a taper fade around the sides and leaves the hair a few inches longer on the top. Pair this style with a long goatee or beard, and you are all set.
3. Pushed Back Taper Fade Long Hair
One of the most classic ways to wear your long hair is to brush it back neatly, as they have done here. Be sure to trim the edges to keep you looking clean, and you will love your new style.
4. Bob Haircut Classic Taper Fade Long Hair
Up next is this bob haircut for men. He has kept it long and tapered here for a fresh look. You can wear it brushed back neatly as they have done here, or you can wear it in a swept-over style for a whole different vibe.
5. Taper Fade for Curly, Long Hair
Men with curly hair already know how hard it can be to find the right style. But look no further. Here is a handsome look for men with long hair. He has the sides trimmed short all around and leaves the hair on top long enough for his curls to come to life.
6. Side Parted Long Taper Hairstyle
Side parted styles will always be around; they work amazing when you have a cowlick. Here he has one side shaved short and the other long enough to brush over in a side-swept look. He has also added a fresh edge around the ears, which looks amazing.
7. Long Upper Hair Pomp Long Taper Hairstyle
Have you heard of pomp hair before? It is a modern twist on the pompadour hairstyle from back in the day. To get this look keep the hair on the top long enough so that you can pump it up as they have done here. Then just buzz the rest of your hair short, and you are all set.
8. Messy Pomp Long Taper Hairstyle with Fade
This next look would be perfect for men who want to wear their hair long and messy. Here he has a bald fade around the sides that blends into a long, curly, thicker layer on the top. You may need to add a bit of hair product into your style so that it can stay looking fresh all day long.
9. Pompadour Long Taper Hairstyle
Long tapered hairstyles for men would not be complete with a pompadour look. Here he has a side part with trimmed edges and one side super big. You will need to learn how to style this look before you grow it out!
10. Taper Fade Long Taper Hairstyle
Taper fades and long hairstyles are a match made in heaven. Here he has a nice trim around the natural hairline, but the rest of the hair is long and brushed back with a bit of wet-looking gel. He went with a clean fade here for a flawless finish.
11. Man Bun Long Taper Hairstyle
Man buns are always going to be around. Here his long hair is brushed back and pulled into a low bun while the rest of his hair is neatly trimmed in a taper fade.
12. Comb Over Straight Long Taper Hairstyle
Another way to wear your new long hairstyle is with a nice comb-over with a taper fade along the sides. Here he has styled his long hair with a wet gel and brushed it back perfectly.
13. Mullet Long Taper Hairstyle with Fade
Mullets are back in style, and they are more modern than ever. He is wearing his long mullet with a nice fade that tapers down the sides perfectly. Be sure to keep a fringe in the front to pull off this handsome mullet hairstyle.
14. Slicked Fade Long Taper Hairstyle
Slicked-back hairstyles are so handsome on men of all ages. Here he has kept the front section of his hair long and neat, and sides the hair around the sides started right about the temple.
15. Long Taper Slicked Haircut with Artsy Fade Cut
Show off your inner artist with a dope-looking design in your undercut as he has done here. Be sure to grow the hair out on the top to a nice long length and then shave the sides short. Here he went with a zig-zag design, but you could always come up with your own.
16. Curly Shaggy Long Taper Hairstyle
Curly hair can be a pain to manage, but this next hairstyle would make your morning routine a breeze. here he has shaved the sides short and kept the hair on the top long enough for his curls to take shape, which looks amazing.
17. Classic Pompadour Blonde Long Taper Hairstyle
This next hairstyle for men is a classic pompadour with long blonde hair. But this look is so stylish that it can be worn with any hair color. Keep the sides short and brush it back with a hair paste and you are all set.
18. Taper Mullet Full Blonde Hairstyle with Fade Cut
Here is another way to modernize your mullet. He has shaved the sides short and kept it his natural hair color. He has grown it out long for the top section, added a fringe in the front, and added a light blonde color to make his new style stand out.
19. Side Parted Natural Long Taper Hairstyle
One of the best ways to wear your new long and taper hairstyle is to part it on the side. Here he has done just that and let that side grow out long while keeping the other sides tapered down nicely.
20. Slicked Taper Light Shade Hair
Everyone loves a nice sleeked-back look. Here he has shaved the sides and back evenly all the way around and left the top layer long and flowy. It looks as if he has also added a bit of blonde into his style for a bit of texture.
21. Long Frilly Blonde Taper Fade
This next hairstyle is so versatile. Here he is wearing his hair cut short around the sides and in the back but left the top long enough to spike up as they have done here. He paired his look with a long beard, and it looks great.
22. Thick Taper Faux Mohawk Hairstyle with Fade
Faux hawks are one of the most popular hairstyles for trendy young men. In this next look, he has a thin temple fade, and on the top, he has left it curly and thick, which looks so cool.
23. Natural Skin Faded Long Taper Hairstyle
Skin fades are always a good style to pair with a long taper. In the photo above, he has styled his natural skin fade and left the top layer along with a few layers added in.
24. Textured Long Curly Taper Hairstyle
Long and curly hair looks great on men of all ages. This young man is wearing his hair thin about the back in the sides and left the top a few inches long, and left it messy.
25. Mid Taper Fade Long Textured Hair
Long-textured hairstyles look great, no matter what season it is. His hair is thick and full on the top, and the bottom has a sharp and fresh line across. He has also shaved a bit of his beard to match his fade, and it looks so cool.
26. Long Taper Pushed Back Hairstyle
Up next is a stylish looking long and taper faded hairstyle. He has such a cool style all the way around, and the back is brushed back neatly.
27. Slicked Pompadour Classic Long Taper Cut
Here we have a classic long pompadour hairstyle with short sides and an extra cool beard. He has brushed his hair back neatly here with a wet gel.
28. Long Side Parted Hair with Skin Fade
Skin fades will leave your hair so thin that you can see the skin. In this look, he has a long layer on the top that is brushed over neatly and tapered down the back. He paired this look with a clean face, and it looks so sleek.
29. Pushed Back Long Hair Blurry Fade
To keep your long hair out of your face, you could always brush it back as he has done in the photo above. He kept the back short and buzzed around the natural hairline for a fresh look.
30. Wavy Textured Taper Long Haircut
Men with wavy hair are already so blessed because they can wear any style, and it will look so good. Here he has his wavy hair big and full on the top, and the sides are cut short and neat.
31. Man Pony Long Taper Blonde Hairstyle with Mid Fade
If you have been growing your hair out for a while, this next look would be perfect for you. Here he has an even fade around the sides and in the back but left the top layer long and pulled back into a top knot.
32. Slicked Ash Gray Long Taper Hairstyle
Wow, this next man has a serious style. His white and gray hair has a two-toned look that is brushed back and tapered along the sides. Grow your beard out long to get the whole vibe of this handsome look.
33. Long Upper Fringe Taper Hairstyle
Here we have another long and upper fringe style with a short fade around the hairline. Here his hair brushed up and styled high with the slightest fade around the temple.
34. Skin Fade Long Taper Brown Shade Hair
Here is a perfect hairstyle for men with dark brown hair. In the photo above, he is wearing his hair with a skin fade underneath this long, thick layer that is brushed back. You may need to add a bit of hair product to make sure that your hair stays in place.
35. Slicked Brush Up Long Taper Hairstyle
The best way to describe this next hairstyle would be to call it slicked and sleek. He has a thin taper around the sides, and his top layer is slicked back perfectly.
36. Long Bob Cut Taper Undercut with Fade Cut
Bob hairstyles for men are right on trend in 2022. Here he has three different layers of hair. A short fade around the sides blends into a short and even layer, and finally, a long layer with a bit of light brown is added in.
37. Long Mullet Haircut with Fade Cut
Mullets are back in style and are being worn in all different ways. Here he has a dope fade around the ears with a long layer in the back. He went with a short fringe and textured layers on the top for the top.
38. Textured Long Taper Fade Haircut
Here is a modern long and tapered hairstyle for men. He has the bottom layer trimmed perfectly, and the top layer is long and sleek. This would be a perfect hairstyle for men with thick hair.
39. Shaggy Long Taper Coffee Brown Shade Hair
Shaggy styles are always going to be in style. Here he is wearing a mullet hairstyle with a shaggy layer and faded sides.
40. Man Bun Undercut with Faded Cut
When you grow your hair out long, you will need to find a few styles where you can throw your hair up. Here is a perfect one to start with. His long hair is pulled up neatly into a man bun and fades the bottom half perfectly.
41. Long Taper Pushed Back Fade Cut
Here is a medium-length style with a tapered cut around. He has kept it even and neat around the temples and grew the hair out long on the top. Brush it back or wear it messy because either way, you are going to love your new style.
42. Skin Fade Long Pompadour Chestnut Shade Hairstyle
Skin fades, and long hair looks amazing together. This style would work for businessmen, athletes, and everything between.
43. Comb Over Long Taper Haircut
Move over, grandpa combovers are cool again. Here he is wearing a comb-over with a long taper and a thick beard.
44. Mullet Taper Fade Haircut
This next long hairstyle is a modern mullet. Here he is wearing a fade around the temples and leaving the back layer long enough for a little curl to form and a short fringe in the front.
45. Brush Up Taper Haircut with Mid Fade
Taper cuts work on all different types of hair. His hair is wavy and cut with a few different layers in the photo above. He has kept the bottom layer short and buzzed, and it looks great and perfectly together.
46. Curly Balayage Mullet Taper Haircut
This next hairstyle would be perfect for men with curly hair. He has a thick mullet with curly hair trimming the sides perfectly. He has even added a bit of blonde balayage throughout, which looks amazing.
47. Natural Slicked Back Black Taper Hair
Here is a bold and black hairstyle for men to try. This is a simple style that has so much class. He has a fade along the sides and in the back, leaving the top layer long and slicked back perfectly.
48. Messy Brown Shade Taper Haircut
In the photo above, he wears a messy brown hairstyle with a short fade along the sides. Keep the top long and curly, and you will love how you look.
49. Spiky Taper Ash Gray Hairstyle
This next style is for men out there who are embracing their grey hair. He has trimmed the sides short and left the top layer long enough to spike up neatly. You could always brush the hair back for a sleeker style.
50. Messy Natural Black Hair Long Taper
Last up is this messy natural black hairstyle. He has kept the top layer long and a bit messy with a clean fade along the natural hairline. Keep the face clean and shaven to get the whole look of this style.
Now that you have looked at all of these long and taper fade hair ideas for men, you must have found some handsome hairstyles to try. Are you thinking of adding a high fade or just a simple trim around the natural hairline? Let us know in the comment section so we can stay up to date on all of your favorites!
Martin is a hairstylist and makeup artist, with a passion for art, interior design, and traveling. He has been in the industry for over 10 years and loves meeting new people. Martin enjoys assisting his clients with their various needs and is looking forward to running his own business. When he is not busy building on his career, Martin finds pleasure in spending time with family, going out for a run, and inviting friends over for dinner, boardgames, and a movie.