A low top fade is a modern haircut where the hair disappears halfway through the back and sides. It is a refined design that enhances modern styles like the pompadour and a Mohawk.
This design is quite laborious, and you will require a skilled barber to get it right, but the look that you get makes it worth it.
There are also many ways that you can have it depending on your hair type and size or your personal preferences. The 60 styles below are perfect examples of this trendy hairdo.
# 1 Sleek Side Sweep
The smoothness of this haircut is incredible, and it will make any man look fashionable. It consists of a hard side part line and simple side sweep of the smooth strands. You should finish it with moderate tapering on the sides.
# 2 Buzz Cut with Sharp Fade
If you prefer to maintain a uniform length throughout the head, then this is one of the best hairdos that you can wear. To create it you need to buzz your strands short and then finish with a sharp fade on the sides and back.
# 3 The Slick Back
Styling is just part of the look, and so you still need a beautiful cut to look fashionable. The slicked back strands in the middle of the head in this design are amazing, but the smooth tapering on the sides takes their appearance a notch higher.
# 4 Messy and Curly Top
The fade on this headdress is still a zero fade, but the hair disappears very gradually and so it is not easy to notice it.
Apart from this the design also has some lovely curly and messy bangs on the crown that will make a man look magnificent.
# 5 Cheeky Taper
You can describe this haircut in many ways because it has the characteristics of several types of fade.
It is very inventive, and it involves leaving a couple of inches of the curly locks on top and then tapering the strands on the sides and back gradually and finishing with zero fading an inch from the ears.
# 6 Disconnected Undercut
The hard part line on the sides of this haircut helps to create a charming disconnection between the messy top bangs and the undercut on the side. Apart from this, the style also has a lovely tapering design that makes it look fabulous.
# 7 Elegant Low Fade
Everything about this style is breathtaking, and it is an elegant design that is perfect for any gentleman.
It has a few inches of hair on the top that you should style into a side swept pompadour with a side-part line and then finish with a fade on the sides and back.
# 8 Classic Pompadour
This style has a good old short side and back and a smooth classic pompadour at the top with an incredible hold. However, the short sides and back also have an amazing fade that makes the design look very exquisite.
# 9 Voluminous Side Sweeps and Tapering
The dark tone and volume of this hair are amazing, and they make styling easy for a man. To create a fabulous style like this one you only need to blow-dry your strands, taper the sides and back to reduce the size gradually and finish with a soft side part and by sweeping the hair sideways.
# 10 Wavy Bald Fade
To create such a fantastic look, you will also need some blow drying and matte paste. However, the most important thing is still the cut, but it is also quite straightforward because you only need to have a bald fade on the sides.
# 11 Choppy Bangs and Blurry Fade
This haircut will require a lot of skills to create the choppy bangs at the top and the majestic side part line. The blurry fade is also laborious, but any experienced barber should not have a lot of trouble creating it.
# 12 Low Fade Slick Back
Several things make this a trendy haircut but the V-shape at the back that the slick-back design and the fade create is what will catch the attention of most people. The locks also have a lovely dark tone and some very smooth strands.
# 13 Easy Light Cut
A haircut like this one is perfect when you want to wear a formal look. It involves leaving some neat strands on the top, a side part and gradual reduction of the hair towards the back and sides to create a perfect taper.
# 14 Military Buzz Cut
The one on this design is very ordinary, but it has a razor outline around it that gives the cut a fade appearance.
# 15 Layered Top with Low Skin Fade
This hairdo is one of the most challenging cuts to create, but its beauty makes it worth the effort. The layered bangs at the top are easy to create, but the tricky part will be the precise skin fade on the sides.
# 16 Slick Back and Undercut
A slick back is one of the best styles that you can give your long top bangs, but if you combine it with an undercut, you will look stunning.
The undercut is also very stylish because instead of just making the strands short it has a lovely bald fade design.
# 17 Thick Curls and Fade
Some men prefer to maintain some length on their strands, and if you have some curly locks, then this hairdo is perfect for you.
To replicate it you only need to maintain your thick curly locks on the crown and then give the sides a skin fade.
# 18 Smooth and Low Bald Fade
Rather than just shave you head bald you can have a trendy look that involves chopping the strands very short and giving them a smooth bald fade.
# 19 Modern Pomp with Bald Taper
A pompadour may be an old school style, but this cut gives it a modern touch to make it look very trendy. All that you need to do is to give the design a smooth taper on the sides and make your dark toned pompadour slightly wavy.
# 20 Tidy and Classy Trim
The high front in this style also creates a pompadour but what makes it look distinct is the tapering on the sides. It is very inventive and maintains hair almost throughout the head except for one or two inches on the sides and back.
# 21 Curly Top Fade
This hairdo looks very modern, and it features a graduation of texture from the natural curls at the top of the head to the bare skin that causes blurring of the strands around the nape of the neck and ears.
# 22 Stunning Skin Fade
The first things that will catch your attention in this style are the perfectly textured curly bangs hanging over the forehead. However, there is still more to the style than this because it also has a perfect skin fade on the sides.
# 23 Shaggy Coils and Line Up
It is hard to go wrong with any haircut if you have beautiful natural strands like these coils. A line up at the back and sides with a simple fade is all that is required to make an elegant hairdo.
# 24 Modern Caesar Cut
Caesar haircuts are popular with men who prefer to keep their locks short, but this one is very distinct. Rather than having the bowl appearance throughout, it is only at the top while the sides and back are short with a high taper design.
# 25 Asymmetrical Waves and a Taper Cut
The side-part line on this haircut is beautiful accent but it also introduces asymmetry to this style, and this gives it an interesting look. Apart from this the strands also have some lovely waves and color.
# 26 Fresh and Neat Gentleman Cut
The fade on this design is very close to the skull but it is not a smooth shave, but it is on the same level as the sideburns. This style also has some neat strands at the top that make it ideal for a formal look.
# 27 Straight Slicking Back
If you thought that brushing back your hair straight was impossible, you should look at this hairdo. It also has a lovely tapered design on the sides that creates a disconnection with the facial whiskers to create an upscale cut.
# 28 Impressive Geometric Cut
A cut like this one that utilizes geometric shapes and precise lines will always give you stunning results. It also never goes out of trend, and you can create it with either curly or straight thick strands.
# 29 Ponytail Knot with Edge up and Taper
You can still maintain your long locks even if you want a tapered cut. To do this, you should pull them into a ponytail knot and then edge up the sides and also give them a stylish tapering.
# 30 Thick Bangs with Skin Fade
Thick locks are amazing, but sometimes they can be challenging to style. However, if you keep things simple by shaving the sides short and slightly sweeping back the long bangs at the top back, you will look gorgeous.
You should finish with a skin fade on the short sides to make the design trendy.
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If you are looking for a style that will help you spice up your haircut, then you should try a low top fade.
This design does not only look trendy, but it also offers you may styling options, and the 60 hairdos above are some examples of how you can use it to create a stunning gentleman appearance.