Hairstyles for black men can be hard to come by. This problem isn’t due to a lack of choice of great hairstyles, but more due to choosing the best cut and style for your length of hair and face shape.
Many of the most popular hairstyles for a black man incorporate a fade haircut that’s low, medium, or high, with styling on top. With choices that range from a short buzz, waves, afro fades, curls, and twists, there’s never been a better time to get your hair done. Whether you’re looking for fresh, trendy, unique, or traditional, find the best choice that suits you.
If you’ve decided that 2020 is your year to look clean and fresh, take a scroll through our latest and greatest black haircuts, which include a lineup, curls, frohawk, dreads, flat tops, and afro styles. Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find a great new look that suits you in the list here.
The short, simple, and very cool style is popular in barbershops across the world. Pair it with a taper fade on the sides.
Long on Top, Short on the Side
The short sides and long hair look lets you choose the best type of fade for you and whether you want your mohawk to be thin, short, medium length, or long.
Temple Fade with Sponge Twists
The temp fade has been popular for a long time, and there’s a reason! Add a good beard for an extra boost to your looks.
The very symbol of the golden age of hip-hop, the box fade has a nostalgic feel that is sure to impress. In the last few years, this look has popped up on NBA courts. If you’re looking to ease into this look, get a gradual taper on the sides with a shorter top.
Bringing together the sides of the box fade with a free-ranging top for a great look.
Short Part with Fade
A shaved part line can bring a lot of style to thicker, curlier hair, adding a point of asymmetry and style to a normal haircut.
A great choice for those with tight curls, the pompadour gives you a great deal of control over the shape of your hair.
The wave takes a little time to finish and requires some special products, so if you’re looking for a low-maintenance cut, scroll on.
Curls with Fade
Looser curled men can add length and texture with this choice.
There’s a reason this one is a classic!
Buzz Cut with Beard
Boost the classic look of a buzz cut with a thick, clean beard.
Short all Over
For the guy looking just to shower and go in the mornings, this standard style is a great choice.
Make this choice angular or more free to make this haircut suit your unique style.
Creatives, here’s your hairstyle! This cut allows you to guide your hair however you please.
Twists with Fade
This style brings modern fashion together with a more traditional style.
Short Hair with Fade
Neat and clean, this style makes for a striking image and eye-catching profile.
The clean shave can do wonders on the right head. It works for the balding black man that also tells the world you’re confident in you and your style. Beware if you have coarse hair because you’ll be more susceptible to razor bumps. For the coarse-haired men, be sure to shave with wet hair, follow up with a moisturizing oil, and shave with a good quality cream to avoid bumps.
Twisted Curls with Blow Out Fade
Twist fresh curls with a low fade for a look that combines traditional and modern styles in the best possible way.
High Skin Fade with Twists
A high skin fade offers the benefit of a stylish, clean profile image that shows off the twists on top.
Faux Hawk Fade
Get a faux hawk and add designs on the side for a hot look that works with anyone with thick curls.
Low Fade with Twists
This is one of the best hairstyles for a black man. A modern cut and style that’ll impress anyone, a low skin fade with a lineup and short spongy twists is a great choice.
Line up with Waves
Take a buzz cut and add waves to stay on trend. Mix it with a full beard for a classy, stylish look.
Faux Hawk with Blonde Sponge Twists
Put together a modern bald fade with thick sponge twists, and add blonde to make your style stick out and impress.