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11 Extraordinary Black Men Haircuts

Finding the right haircut can be a very daunting task, especially if you’ve been sporting long hair, dreads or braids for a while and you’re currently looking to comfortably transition into a short style.

Well, have no fear; if you’re looking for a standout cut this fall, I’m here to hook you up with some select black men haircuts that are sure to have you running to your nearest barber shop! Let’s go!

  • 1. Low Fade Cut with Faded Sides

    I love the masterpiece the barber created with this haircut. I adore the detail, especially the sharp, crisp curves. Who wouldn’t want a man with a sharp, clean cut like this? Follow the steps below to create this look.

    Low Fade Cut with Faded Sides Black Men Haircuts

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by picking or brushing hair first-depending upon starting length.
    2. Use a number 2 clipper guard to cut the entire head of hair evenly-a hard hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    3. Use a number 1 clipper guard to fade the sides (temple areas)-a hard bristle hair brush should be used to properly direct the hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    4. Use an alcohol spray to properly cleanse invisible or visible nick cuts and or scratches.
    5. Wash hair to remove previously shaven hair from hair/head.
    6. Dry hair thoroughly and spray with oil sheen to complete look.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend hair clippers with guards and Organic Root Stimulator Oil Sheen.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    All face shapes and coarse hair types suit this look.

  • 2. Deep Wave Cut

    Oh yes; the popular deep wave cut! This is a cut that you will definitely see this autumn. I really love the lightness of the waves and well defined edges.

    Deep Wave Cut Black Haircuts

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by picking or brushing hair first-depending on the starting length.
    2. Use a number 2 clipper guard to cut the entire head of hair evenly-a hard hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    3. Use an alcohol spray to properly cleanse invisible or visible nick cuts and or scratches.
    4. Wash hair to remove previously shaven hair from hair/head-pat dry hair after wash with a lint free towel.
    5. Apply a generous amount of hair wax to hair-first smoothing and warming with hands before applying to hair- help dissolve wax into hair with a hard bristle brush.
    6. Apply a wave builder cap overhead. Leave wave builder cap in place for 12 hours before removing.
    7. Remove wave builder cap and admire your new beautiful waves.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend Dax Washable Hair Wax.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    All face shapes and coarse hair types best suit this look. 

  • 3. Tip Colored Fro with Faded Sides Cut

    What an interesting way to jazz up your average fro. I love the two textures of curls and the combination of blond tips and dark roots used to fashion this look.

    Tip Colored Black Men Fro with Faded Sides Cut

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by lifting and heightening hair with a pick.
    2. Color only the tips of your hair with your favorite at home hair coloring kit.
    3. Use a number 1 clipper guide/guard to fade the sides (temple areas)-a hard hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    4. Use an alcohol spray to properly cleanse invisible or visible nick cuts and or scratches.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend the Dark & Lovely brand hair coloring kit to create the colored tips.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    This style suits all face shapes and coarse textured hair.

  • 4. Short Controlled Fro

    Some of the most attractive men in Hollywood are sporting this hair cut as we speak. The line made by the clippers is perfect and the hair is lustrous and healthy looking. I’m also feeling the amount of hair that was conserved to produce this style. Looks great!

    Short Controlled Fro 1 Black Men Haircuts

    Style by Myeisha Meeks, Mye Stylz, Irving, TX

    Short Controlled Black Man Fro

    Style by Myeisha Meeks, Mye Stylz, Irving, TX

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by picking or brushing hair first-depending on the starting length.
    2. Use a number 4 clipper guard to cut the entire head of hair evenly-a pick or wide tooth comb should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    3. Wash hair to remove previously shaven hair from hair/head.
    4. Dry hair thoroughly and spray with oil sheen to complete look.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend using Organic Root Stimulator Oil Sheen.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    All face shapes and tight curly hair types fit this look.

  • 5. Super Low Cut with Faded Sides

    This haircut is super popular. I adore this style because it has such a clean and fresh appearance. Follow the steps below to create this look.

    Super Low Cut Black Man Haircut with Faded Sides

    Style by Mr. Poke, Chop Shop West, Fort Worth, TX

    Super Low Cut with Faded Sides 2 Black Men Haircuts

    Style by Mr. Poke, Chop Shop West, Fort Worth, TX

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by picking or brushing hair first-depending on the starting length.
    2. Use a number 1 clipper guard to cut the entire head of hair evenly-a hard bristle hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    3. Remove clipper guard, without the use of a guard, fade the sides (temple area)-a hard hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    4. Use an alcohol spray to properly cleanse invisible or visible nick cuts and or scratches.
    5. Wash hair to remove previously shaved hair from hair/head.
    6. Dry hair thoroughly and spray with oil sheen to complete look.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend using Crème of Nature Moisturizing Shampoo and Organic Root Stimulator Oil Sheen.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    All face shapes and coarse hair types fit this look.

  • 6. Super Low Cut

    This hair cut is so crisp, clean, sharp and neat. Enjoy this classic cut anywhere life might take you.

    Super Low Cut 1 Black Men Haircuts Super Low Cut Black Men Haircut 2

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by picking or brushing hair first-depending on the starting length.
    2. Use a number 1 clipper guard to cut the entire head of hair evenly-a hard hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    3. Remove clipper guard, without the use of a guard, fade the sides (temple areas)-a hard hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    4. Use an alcohol spray to properly cleanse invisible or visible nick cuts and or scratches.
    5. Wash hair to remove previously shaved hair from hair/head.
    6. Dry hair thoroughly and spray with oil sheen to complete look.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend using hair clippers with guards.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    This style suits all face shapes and hair types.

  • 7. Super Defined Wave Cut

    Waves, waves and more waves! Who doesn’t want to see a brother in waves? Especially waves that look this good!

    Super Defined Wave Cut 1 Black Men Haircuts Super Defined Wave Cut 2 Black Men Haircuts

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by picking or brushing hair first-depending on the starting length.
    2. Use a number 2 clipper guard to cut the entire head of hair evenly-a hard hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    3. Use an alcohol spray to properly cleanse invisible or visible nick cuts and or scratches.
    4. Wash hair to remove previously shaven hair from hair/head-pat hair dry after wash with a lint free towel.
    5. Apply a generous amount of hair wax to hair-first smoothing and warming with hands before applying to hair- dissolve wax into hair with the use of a hard bristle brush.
    6. Apply a wave builder cap to hair. Leave wave builder cap in place for 12 hours before removing.
    7. Remove wave builder cap and admire your new waves.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend using wave builder cap and Dax Washable Hair Wax to help create the perfect waves.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    All face shapes and hair types are suited for this style.

  • 8. Small & Tidy Fro with Faded Edges

    Doesn’t the young man in the photo look so handsome? The full shape and perfect edges of his cut is on point. Follow the steps below to create this look.

    Small & Tidy Fro with Faded Edges 1 Black Men Haircuts

    Style by Fredricka Taylor, F & D Professional Beauty Salon, Sumter, SC

    Small & Tidy Fro with Faded Edges 2 Black Men Haircuts

    Style by Fredricka Taylor, F & D Professional Beauty Salon, Sumter, SC

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by lifting and heightening hair with a pick.
    2. Use a number 5 clipper guard to cut the entire head of hair evenly-a pick or wide tooth comb should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    3. Use a number 2 guard for sides just above the temple area-a hard hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    4. Use a number 1 clipper guard to fade the sides (temple areas)-a hard hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    5. Use an alcohol spray to properly cleanse invisible or visible nick cuts and or scratches.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend using a boar bristle hair brush and a quality hair pick.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    All face shapes and coarse hair types will fit this look.

  • 9. High Top Fade with Side Part

    If you’re looking for a throwback, vintage inspired look, this could be your hair cut! I appreciate the shape of this high top and the sharp curve of the part created by well sharpened clippers.

    Black Man's High Top Fade with Side Part

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by lifting hair with a pick or wide toot comb-Please be advised this hair style can only be accurately done with 4-6 inches of hair or more.
    2. Use a number 2 clipper guard to mold the top portion of the hair into the shape shown in the picture.
    3. Use a number 1 clipper guard to fade the sides (temple area)-a hard bristle hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    4. Remove guard to create curved part (on the right side of the head).
    5. Use an alcohol spray to properly cleanse invisible or visible nick cuts and or scratches.
    6. Wash hair to remove previously shaven hair from hair/head.
    7. Dry hair thoroughly and spray with oil sheen to complete look.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend using a moisturizing shampoo by Creme of Nature to maintain a healthy appearance.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    All face shapes and coarser hair types are suited to this look.

  • 10. The Mohawk

    The Mohawk is a popular haircut amongst boys and men alike. The dimensions and layers of this style are commendable and is perfectly suitable for men interested in something different.

    The Mohawk Men Haircuts

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by lifting and heightening hair with a pick.
    2. Use a number 2 guard for shave both sides of the head.
    3. Use an alcohol spray to properly cleanse invisible or visible nick cuts and or scratches.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend using hair clippers with guards.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    All shape Sizes and course hair best fit this look.

  • 11. Double Line Light Fade

    Doesn’t this little fellow look so cute in this cut? This style has absolutely no age limits due to the cleanness of the lines and the very low cut.

    Double Line Black Men Haircuts With Light Fade 

    How To Style:

    1. Begin by picking or brushing hair first-depending on the starting length.
    2. Use a number 1 clipper guard to cut the entire head of hair evenly-a hard bristle hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    3. Remove clipper guard, without the use of a guard, fade the sides (temple area)-a hard hair brush should be used to properly direct hair pattern for adequate cutting.
    4. Remove guard from clipper and create lines on side head.
    5. Use an alcohol spray to properly cleanse invisible or visible nick cuts and or scratches.
    6. Wash hair to remove previously shaved hair from hair/head.
    7. Dry hair thoroughly and spray with oil sheen to complete look.

    Recommended Products:

    I recommend using Organic Root Stimulator Oil Sheen.

    Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

    All face shapes and hair types suit this look.

    I hope these black men haircuts are the inspiration you need to change up your look this fall season!

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