The low fade haircut is a perfect choice for those with short to medium hair. It’s a versatile style that forms a basis for many different hairstyles ranging from the classic slick back, pompadour to the cool Mohawk. A low fade hairstyle is gaining popularity. Below is a collection of the hottest low fade styles you can get right now.
#1 Messy Flip with Low Tapered Fade
Add some texture to your long followed with hair drying product. Make a deep side part and sport a low tapered fade to the sides and back letting it connect to the beard line. Keep the long top loose such that it flips freely in accordance with the head movement. This style looks great for those with extra-long hair.
#2 Natural Kinky Hair with Low Partial Fade
This hairstyle is a perfect match for natural African hair of medium height. Start by sporting that kinky disheveled look to add more swag. Give the sides a low partial fade shaved to the skin at the temple and nape. Finish with a razor outline and you’ll be good to go.
#3 Side Swept Part with Low Fade
Settle for a curved side part and sport that cool low tapered fade to the sides and give it a blended look at the back. Give the top lots of texture and apply some hair cream for that smooth look. Run your fingers through it to create a raked textured look and sweep to one side. Chop the bottom end of the swept top in such a way that it dips towards the front.
#4 Comb Over with Low Skin Fade
Start this style by giving hair tons of texture. Make a side comb part and sport a low skin fade to the sides and back. Using sculpture cream, style the top into classic pomp that has a series of raked textured waves. Sweep up the front to make it fuller and finish with a razor outline at the temple for that clean and fresh look. This hairstyle is ideal for those with thick medium hair.
#5 Short Messy Afro Curl with Low Dipped Fade
Style your short African hair into partial afro curls that have that messy yet cool look to them. Give the sides a low fade that dips towards the back. Sport a half signature slash line that cuts to the back from the forehead. Finish your haircut with a razor outline. This hairstyle works for those with short to medium hair.
#6 Flat Top with Dipped High-Low Tapered Fade
Add some texture to your thick medium hair and sport deep double slash lines on the sides letting them dip towards the back. Give the sides a tapered cut and use the double slash to create a high-low taper that ends in a low fade. Complete by styling the top into a flat-top pompadour.
#7 Messy Quiff with Tapered Low Skin Fade
To pull off this style, begin with some heavy texture to your long thick hair. Comb up the top and sport a tapered low skin fade on the sides making it blended at the back. Add cute blonde highlights to the combed top and flip it down to the front to create that sexy quiff. Run your fingers through the textured quiff for that messy yet cool look.
#8 Thick-Waved Comb Over with Low Fade
Give your thick medium hair tons of texture and sport a deep side part. Give the sides a high taper that ends in a low skin fade. Using sculpture hair cream, style the top into pomp sporting big raked waves. Give the waves that sexy multi-directional flow and finish with some hair drying product.
#9 Spiky Textured Top with Low Fresh Fade
Settle for a low dipped fade on the sides giving it that blurry look that creates a visible connection to the beard line. Give the long top tons of texture and use your fingers to style into that cool spiky look. This is a cool idea for those with medium hair and looks even cooler when you’ve got some beard to match.
#10 Classic Pompadour with Smooth Low Tapered Fade
Start off with tons of texture and create a deep side part. Style the sides into a tapered fade and use hair cream to give it that smooth and shiny look. Apply sculpture cream to the longer top and style into sleek classic pomp that sweeps to one side. Add some hairspray for that shiny and smooth finish.
#11 Up-Swept Mohawk with Low Skin Fade
Begin with a dipped low tapered fade to the sides and go on to give the top tons of texture. Create that spiky textured look at the top using your fingers and finish by giving the front that sexy upsweep to pull the hair away from the forehead. Try out this style if you’ve got thick medium hair.
#12 Textured Slick Back with Dipped Low Fade
Settle for a low fade that’s styled to dip towards the back. Shave it down to the skin for that fresh and clean look. Give the long top tons of texture and add some hair cream before giving it a slick back. Gently run your fingers through the slicked-back top for that cool raked look.
#13 Double Signature Slash with Low Temp Fade
This is a cool idea for those with thick medium African hair. Start off with a double slash that traverses diagonally from the hairline at the front. Go on to sport a temple fade that’s visible enough to connect to the beard line. Keep everything looking cool and fresh by completing with a razor outline.
#14 Messy Comb Over with Tapered Skin Fade
Go for a deep side comb part. Sport a tapered fade on the sides and give it that blended look at the back for that sexy differential look. Give the top a blowout texture and use an iron rod to style it into waves. Sweep it to one side ensuring to pull the hair away from the face. Finish with a fresh razor outline to give your haircut more edge.
#15 Sloped Separated Pompadour with Buzzed Fade
Start with a military buzz on the sides letting it end in a blurry fade that connects to the beard line. Give the top a blowout for increased visual volume and add some texture. Create a part to separate the front and give the top a slick back. Comb up the front to add more height and gently run your fingers through to create that sexy raked look.