Choose a low fade for a subtle and sophisticated look
The low fade is a simple technique used to add a touch of class and elegance to any style. With a low fade, the hair on the sides tapers down, and the taper occurs lower on the head, hence the name “low fade.” The low fade is incredibly versatile, and we’ve selected 11 of our favorite examples.
Temple Fade with Irregular Fringe Cut
This casual haircut features an irregular fringe and swooping hair on top. The low fade keeps the hair looking thick and full.
Simple Top with Clean Sides
If you prefer a shorter hairstyle, you’ll enjoy this close-cropped cut. Here, the low fade blends the hair smoothly and gives the appearance of a fuller head of hair.
Shadowed Low Fade
This designer style uses a low fade as part of the faded design that wraps around the head. The resulting shadow effect is very unique and fashionable.
Subtle Temple Fade
With an even and full appearance, this low-key hairstyle uses an extremely subtle sideburn fade for maximum neatness.
Simplest Low Key Scissor Cut
Looking for simple and stylish? It doesn’t get much simpler than this straightforward scissor cut with low faded sides. Even though it’s simple, it’s still sharp and sleek.
Dense Volume with Bright Low Fade
Low fades help to balance out extremely high volume hairstyles. They create great contrast, as you can see with this fohawk-inspired look.