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20 Trendy Bald Fade Haircuts for Men Right Now

Bald Fade Mohawk


How else can you rock this bald fade mohawk hairstyle if not with a neatly shaved side? This allows you to acquire more shape on top of your head to style.

Bald Fade for Black Men


Precision is key to getting that outstanding shape like this bald fade for black men. Have your hair cut short and close to the scalp for a clean and professional appearance.

Afro Temple Bald Fade with Beard


Flaunt your natural texture with this bald fade afro. Achieve this by getting your temples clean to the skin between a beard and the top hair for a sharp and neat vibe. Pairing this afro bald fade with beard creates a casual yet striking finish that most gents will love.

Bald Fade with Design


The bald fade with design is a clean look on the sides and a perfect partner for any hairstyle. Add on a cool shaved pattern for a noteworthy look.

What’s best about this bald fade with hair design is that it works on any hair length and type.

High Bald Fade


Give your hair an instant refreshing feel with a high bald fade so your hair will look neater and less ragged. Much like a pompadour, this style can definitely be eye-catching.

Crew Cut with Bald Mid Fade


This crew cut with bald mid fade style suits almost all cuts, short or long. Look dapper with cleaned-up sides like in this cut to level up your hair game.

Bald Drop Fade


This bald drop fade haircut features a smooth finish to complement any trendy hairstyle this season.

Full Bald Fade Undercut


This is a fashionable and versatile full bald fade hairstyle that can be mixed with any casual style for an impressive result. The contrast it offers is just so remarkable.

High Top Bald Fade for Long Hair


High fades bring attention to the top section of hair. High top bald fade hairstyles are ideal for men with longer hair because it allows you to get a fresh look while keeping your length intact. Combining longer hair and a skin fade creates a unique style.

Bald Taper Fade with Hard Part


If you’re going for a subtle and classy look, go with bald taper fade with a hard part. It’s great for a business setting or any day you wanna look like a handsome gentleman.

Bald Fade with Textured Crop


Combine the vintage side part with a modern clean shave and you’ll get this outstanding skin fade haircut with a textured crop. This works on men with thin hair as it creates a fuller-looking outcome. When styling this bald fade with textured crop hair, feel free to use a small amount of gel for a shinier, sleek finish.

Bald Skin Fade


This bald skin fade on the sides provides the solution to looking cool every day. A high shaved side like this allows for more contrast and freshness.

Quiff with Bald Fade


The bald fade quiff is a clean, classic cut that requires low-maintenance styling.

What’s the best thing about this cut is its versatility. You can combine and upgrade this bald fade to get a generally versatile look that goes well with any style you want aside from the quiff. Just choose between a comb-over or any high top.

Bald Cut Fade with Waves


This is a minimalist bald cut fade to combine with a natural waved top. It accentuates and cleans your look for a dapper finish.

Bald Fade with Curls


Men who have curls can rock fades like this one. The contrast of a totally clean side and a textured long top definitely grabs the attention of everyone. This bald fade with curls is a unique and standout style that suits men with lengthy hair on top more.

Slicked Back Bald Fade


Slicked back bald fade cuts like this creates a sharp and clean finish to brushed back hair. You can have a surgical line added for added contrast. Combover fades are easy to maintain but keeping the length is the important part.

Low Bald Fade with Pompadour


The short pompadour with low bald fade haircut is timeless and diverse that can accomplish multiple looks.

This bald fade with pompadour was an iconic cut in the early rap and hip-hop scene and to this day has been a staple cut in the African-American community.

According to barber Joel Belcourt of Canada, the best aspect of a fade that’s bald is its diversity. “Whether you’re the CEO of a large company or the next Dr. Dre, this cut looks clean, sleek, mature, and complex all while keeping it stylish, modern, and edgy,” Belcourt explains.

All that being said, bald fades are not necessarily for everyone. Before Belcourt suggests the cut to anyone, there must be factors to consider first.

For instance, for men with a rounder face and head, Belcourt would suggest getting a low bald fade with length on top due to the transition ending in a longer length. This creates a square look transitioning from the ear to the parietal ridge, ultimately creating a straight vertical line rather than taking the shape of the head. Belcourt found that a longer pompadour and a straight blade “hard part” look very sharp.

Naturally, a high fade would do the exact opposite. Belcourt explains, “if the top is buzzed, the haircut rounds the head. The high fade is a more aggressive look due to the amount of skin exposed. Such a fade with a part slicked to the side with a pompadour can give a classic look.”

Medium Bald Fade with Part


This is a medium bald fade with part, created by barber Jeremy Moya of Romeoville, IL.

“I went off the natural texture of his hair starting the bald blend low and gradually fading into a #2 or 1/4 inch into the side with the part. I did a shear work on top (point cutting technique), then finished it off with straight razor work on the line-up, hard part, and neckline,” explains Moya.

Considering it’s such a tight fade, it must also be kept looking fresh. Moya recommends getting it cut every two weeks to maintain the best results.

Also, the rounder the head shape or thicker the hair texture, you can take the fade to blend a little higher on the sides. On the other hand, the slimmer the head shape or thinner the hair texture, you should leave the fade lower and slightly over the ears (the bald part).

Bald Fade Faux Hawk


The bald fade faux hawk shows the perfect blend of skin to hair transition. The smooth skin is faded into limitless possibilities for the top of the head.

According to barber Uzi Qidwai of Canada, “the greatest thing about the skin fade haircut is that it can be paired with any type of style on the top, including a combover, buzzcut, textured crop, and spikes to name a few.”

This style requires consistent maintenance on an average of two weeks to keep the hair looking crispy and fresh. Qidwai explains, “be prepared to see your barber often. Find one that you can have a long-term relationship with. Usually fades require frequent cuts to maintain the proper length.”

Bald Fade Buzz Cut


This bald fade haircut with a buzz cut is urban but classic. The coolest thing about a very short fade is the transition from short to long, says barber Miguel Lora of Florida.

“The first thing I would look for is to see if they have any scars or lesions on their scalp. This cut is perfect for a guy who is thinning on top. It brings out the hair and makes it looks less thin on top. I think fades are great styles for most guys,” Lora states.