Nowadays, you will see a lot of black men proudly showing their hairstyles. Whether they settle on shaved, ‘fro, tapered, natural, or dreads, these are popular haircut options of men. If you are looking for the latest trendy hairstyles for black men, this list can guide you if you are planning to update your cut.
We know how hard and daunting it is to find the perfect men’s haircuts especially if you have been used to sporting a long or short hair cut. To completely illustrate, we listed and divided the best black men’s haircuts from short to long. In creating your individual style, you do not just stand out on particular seasons, make sure to nail your best look all year round.
Short Black Men Haircuts
1. Box Fade Cut
You can go with this natural black hairstyle with an 80s flair. Bring back the 80s and 90s look with this fashion-forward hairstyle for black men. A good moisturizer applied to the hair while brushing its sides up.
2. Mini Afro
It requires little commitment to hair care but shows off the best texture of any curly hair. Apply conditioner and gel from roots to tips.
3. Low Tapered Afro
This haircut is best for black men who want to grow a long hair but still want to look good in between. Little maintenance is needed for this.
4. Low Side Parted Taper
This dapper haircut is still trendy that has clean edges and deep side parts. Men who are not afraid to stand out tries this haircut.
5. Long Tight Taper
This is a very flexible haircut that can look hot and professional. This can be styled easily by curling the hair with hands.
6. Wavy Fade
The hairstyle can be styled with a generous amount of gel in the hair while following the natural curls and staying on the crown of the head.
7. Tapered Afro
This haircut is best for men who love longer hair length without needing to put too much effort into styling.
8. Straight Brushed Up
As shown above, brushing up straight hair can also be stylish for men. If you are used to wearing your hair down, why not try this for a change?
9. Short and Curly
Another simple yet edgy haircut, not only it is low-maintenance but simple to style as well. You can apply gel and cream to style your hair.
10. Defined Wave Cut
This defined wave-cut has been a classic and professional hairstyle for men. It can be styled by applying a small amount of pomade to the hair. Then, use a boar bristle brush to achieve the gorgeous style.
11. Clean Short Haircut
This is the most flexible hairstyle for all face shapes which can easily be styled and maintained with hair moisturizer or coconut oil.
12. Buzz Cut
For men who are too busy to style the hair but need to be presentable at all times, the buzz cut is your perfect option. It does not require any styling.
Another awesome and classic hairstyle for black men is the pompadour. Apply a generous amount of pomade to the hair and use a brush to bring the hair up going to the sides.
14. Polished Fade
With the short length of this hairstyle, it can easily look good on anybody’s face. Just apply some coconut butter and you are good.
15. Partly Dyed Curls
If you want to stand out, dying your curly hair can be a great option. Whether you have long or short curly hair, the blonde color added to the ends of the hair is making a statement recently.
16. Short Patterned Mohawk
Mohawk with a twist. This hairstyle breaks the norm with added patterns on the sides of the shaved head makes a clear statement about you.
17. Grown Out Buzz
This hairstyle can be styled by applying some moisturizers and pomade in the hair.
18. Full Coverage Shave
If you are tired of having to style your hair time and again or is dealing with alopecia, getting everything shaved would be your best option. Not only is this timeless, but also stylish. Just don’t forget to always apply scalp moisturizers to maintain your perfect and shiny head.
19. Faded Undercut
The faded undercut is another awesome way to experiment with your look.
Long Black Men Hairstyles
20. Long Dread Locks
This hairstyle needs time and patience before you achieve it. It requires years of your effort. But once you have it, you are just unbeatable.
21. Twisted Hairstyle
When you are halfway through in growing your hair and you do not want to look all too messy, twisting your hair is the best option. While your hair is still wet, divide it into four and apply pomade. Start twisting small portions of your hair and repeat the process on every division until done.
22. Thick Curly Haircut
If you do not desire to put too much effort into styling your hair. you can leave it thick and curly.
23. Tapered Long Dread Locks
Growing long locks with tapered sides make a good variation of the classic style.
24. Natural Quiff
The natural quiff can be styled with little pomade applied to the quiff to keep its shape.
25. Natural Curls
This easy-going hairstyle can be achieved by using conditioner, get and argan oil to your natural curls and styling it with your fingers.
26. Medium-Length Curls
For the shoulder-length curly hair, applying some oil to maintain its shine and texture would be perfect.
27. Medium Length Stringy Hairstyle
The medium-length string hairstyle can be achieved by applying a small amount of gel to the ends of the hair.
28. Long Twisted Hairstyle
The twisted hairstyle has been seen on some athletes and celebrities. It is easy to style and perfect on any face shape.
29. Long Locks
Longer locks like this are perfect for men who are not afraid to be bold.
30. High Top Dread Locks
This hairstyle is achieved by shaving the sides and back of the hair and leaving the crown with locks that can be tied or left flowing down.
31. Faded Twist
Getting a Black Men’s Haircut
The faded twist is still a trend in many celebs and athletes, even those wearing a hat for men. It can be achieved by brushing the sides of the hair up and twisting them. Aside from this, there are other men’s short haircuts for thick hair that you can choose from. If you’re looking for sweet short hairstyles for your black women, then make sure to check out these trendy short haircuts for women.
We hope you loved these selected black men’s haircuts. If you want to see more hairstyles, check out Hairstyle Evolution: The 40 Best Men’s Hairstyles in 40 Years.
Started with cutting his brother’s hair when he was 7 years old, Joseph always wanted to become a famous hairstylist. After graduating college that’s exactly what he did, traveling the world while working in salons in the most diverse cities, learning from the best hairdressers of our time. Now he shares his knowledge with us by inspiring articles, photographs, and hairstyle advice.