Learning about the different haircut styles for both men and women is the best way to ensure you get a good haircut whenever you need it. It is ridiculous to recall when you visited the barbershop often and want a new hairstyle but not knowing the exact name of it, and somehow, you offer a bad description and left it to the barber to understand your term. Unfortunately, not knowing the exact terminology can lead you to a bad haircut.
This piece of writing provides you guidance and describes examples of popular haircuts and styles. With short hair on the sides and longer hair on top styles are trending nowadays. So whether you want a fade or undercut with short, medium, or long hair, you will find a range of variety in styles to choose. We are going to enlist trendy and classic hairstyles that suit your hair type and personality.
1. Fade and Taper:
If you use this term, it simply means that you want the hair on the side of your head that gradually gets shorter when it comes from top to bottom. Fade comes in a variety of lengths. Therefore, you need to tell about your desired length. For instance, you can request for the low, mid, or high fade. Furthermore, you can decide how short your fades become by asking the blade type of any length (e.g., 1/8 inch).
In an undercut haircut sides and back are clipped short or shaved. The hair on the top is left much longer, and it doesn’t fade. After the haircut, you can style your top hair in different ways such as combed over, swept to the side, slicked back, brushed up or made into a pompadour. It is the coolest hairstyle you can opt for nowadays.
The pompadour is similar to an undercut hairstyle that has short sides with a long top; the difference is that the top hair seems in large volume sweeps upward in the front to create a “pomp.” The hair above the forehead gradually falls towards the back of your head.
The quiff haircut is similar to the pompadour; in this style, hairbrushes forward. Usually coupled with a fade on the sides, with its unique and versatile can be left messy if desired.
5. Buzz Cut:
It is considered in classic men’s hairstyle and typically given with electric clippers and used to buzz the top layer of your hair to one length. It can also be combined with a low, mid or high fade or extend to the sides. The buzz cut fade is the most popular version in a short hairstyle. One of the benefits of a buzzed hairstyle is that it hides your receding hairlines.
6. Crew Cut:
The crew cut is the traditional type of military hairstyle, yet stylish men’s short haircut. As it is easy to maintain and everyday style, it offers an athletic practical way to style hair for men. In this haircut, you can keep short or grow longer hair for the side-swept finish. You may see the variety of hairstyles in crew cut such as short, long, faded, or paired with a beard. It is considered one of the top hairstyles in the year 2020.
7. Faux Hawk:
The faux hawk hairstyle, also known as fohawk and one of the popular fade haircuts for men. This hairstyle is similar to the Mohawk but offers more styling options. In this haircut, you get taper fade on sides with longer hair on top. You can ask for low or high fade fohawk with long or short hair on top.
The men’s fringe haircut also called men’s bangs and typically allowed a guy’s hair to fall over his forehead. You can get this in high volume or lays it flat like bangs, depends on your preference. While other styles like the pompadour, quiff, faux hawk or comb-over style your hair away from the forehead, but with this haircut, you can style with straight, wavy, or curly hair.
9. Side Part:
The side part haircuts have been popular since the 1940s; the main reason behind the popularity is the classic, timeless look. In this haircut, pairing the hard side part on top with a fade or undercut on the sides. It is similar to the comb-over as both need to brush hair to one side. From short to medium-length to long and classic haircut, it is also very versatile.
10. Spiky haircut:
Nowadays, a spiky haircut is trending, and men are looking for the coolest ways to style a spiky haircut. There are various textured versions of this hairstyle, from short spikes to medium and long length, it is also seen in messy textured versions. In this hairstyle, you need copious amounts of hair gel to clump the strands together into thick spikes and gives you a cool outlook.
11. Top Knot:
The top knot hairstyle, also known as top knot bun, it is trendy between the undercut and man bun. In this haircut, the top knot features shaved or faded sides with long hair on top combined with the tied up in the ponytail concept of the man bun. If you already have an undercut, then pull or comb your hair back and tie it up.
12. Man Bun:
Man bun haircut is popular among those guys who love to grow long hair. The best hair length for a man bun is 10 inches of hair to comfortably tie-up. Man bun hairstyle has different variations, such as man bun fade from the sides are tapered for contrast. It is one of the most popular and classic looks with shaved sides for low- maintenance. However, guys do have the choice of different hair bun.
Edwige Pavel is a barber and associated with the popular haircuts and styles industry for a long time. He likes to keep sharing his experience and share information regarding the industry by following his passion for writing.