In the 80s, Mohawk haircuts were a sign of punk culture and customarily featured dyed hair that is styled as stiff peaks. These days, Mohawk fade haircuts come in different forms and perfect for an edgy look or a simply cool hairstyle. Check out the below Mohawk inspired haircuts.
#1 Medium Bald Mohawk Fade
A short and spiky Mohawk hairstyle with a medium fade at the sides. The fade starts at the top and goes bald around the ears. To achieve the spikes, you’ll need some hair gel. Apply with your fingers and pinch the hair upright before drying.
#2 Curly Skin Fade Mohawk
A curly Mohawk is a rare sight to see indeed. This hairstyle features long curls and a skin cut on both sides that fade from the top to the ears. The front has an undercut that blends in with the temple shave. This is a great look for men with natural curls and kinks.
#3 Tinted Kinky Mohawk Fade
Whether this is for straight, curly or kinky hair, a Mohawk with a fade on both sides can create a distinctive hairstyle. This Afro Mohawk is tinted green and cut faded low at the sides. The longer kinky hair on top is a fashionable mohawk cut for black hair.
#4 Low Fade Afro Mohawk
A high volume Mohawk features a lot of hair on the top, and this distinction between the top and sides is the main attention grabber. The hair on top is long enough to try different styles like twists and curls or left natural like in this picture.
#5 V-shaped Neckline
The uniqueness of this Mohawk can be attributed to the cut and style. This rare version has a wider top that tapers down to a V at the neckline. The hair is cut with a side design and spiked up with some hair product.
#6 Wide Afro Mohawk with a Bald Fade
Some people call this a Frohawk. The hair is trimmed slightly down to the neckline and can only work well with curly Afro hair. It can be cut short or long. The shave on the front and sides is faded to the temple and skinned around the ears.
#7 Mohawk Fade with Side Design
If a Mohawk isn’t edgy enough, just add a little color to give it highlights. The design and temple fade makes this haircut a really trendy haircut for African American hair. The natural curls are combed out to give this style more volume.
#8 Mid Fade Textured Mohawk
This textured Mohawk hairstyle is combed forward and backward, and the sides are faded to the skin around the ear. The haircut is a modern Mohawk that is also made edgy with texturizer. It’s easy to style, just use a strong hold gel and air dry.
#9 Side Path with Taper Fade Mohawk
Perfect for work or play, you can wear this spiky Mohawk at night and style without spikes during the day time. This taper fade haircut can be styled into vertical spikes with a strong hold gel and is easy to manage. Simply add some hair product, comb your hair upward and dry.
#10 Spiky Short Mohawk
If you are looking for a trendy haircut, then this is a good one to try. The hair is cut short enough to spike upwards, and the sides are cut to a low fade. The design on the side starts at the temple all the way to the back and is bold and unique.
#11 Red Tinted Afro Mohawk
The red color will always have heads turning your way. The low faded sides and sideburns stand out even more with the volume on top. Use special products for Afro hair to stay tangle free and manage your curls.
#12 Wavy Low Mohawk with Skin Fade
Punk, rock, and skater hairstyles are contemporary looks that many men adore. This haircut is styled upward and textured with hair products. The sides are faded low and bald around the ears. The look is boyish with no facial hair but can be more mature with a beard.
#13 Short Mohawk with Spiral Design
The spiral design on the sides of this Mohawk haircut is an excellent way to turn it into a trendier version of a standard Mohawk. The hair is cut short enough to enhance the look of the tapered spirals and the sideburns are curved to complement the overall design.
#14 Textured Mohawk Fade
If you like your hairstyle as natural as possible, then a low fade is a way to go. The middle of the hair is spiky and will require some hair gel or mouse to keep it upright at all times.