5 Stylish haircuts for black men

Jeanette | 27 April 2016

Proof that your ‘do doesn’t have to be boring.

Looking out for new ‘do or want to refresh your current style? Although there are plenty of stylish haircuts for black men out there, sometimes finding them can be another matter altogether. Which is why we’ve done the hard work for you and complied an edit of five dapper haircuts, specifically for black men, that we think are totally on point. So, whether your hair is kinky, curly, or coily, read below to discover the ‘dos that made our exclusive cut.

5 Stylish haircuts for black men

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Haircuts for black men: High and tight. Credit: indigitalimages.com

1. High and tight

Suitable for any face shape, the high and tight is a flattering yet stylish hairstyle. Often worn by armed forces due to the fact that it requires minimal styling and maintenance, it’s a good choice of hairstyle if you’re strapped for time in the mornings. Ask your barber to keep some length on top, but to fade out your hair either sides of your head. We promise it’ll add a stylish touch to any standard fade.

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Haircuts for black men: the retro hi-top fade. Credit: indigitalimages.com

2. The modern hi-top

For this cut, you’ll need to rework a retro favourite: the hi-top. Dust-off your old copies of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, because it’s time to return to the golden ’90s. The key to nailing this look is to modernise it by keep your angles soft and your hi-top relatively low. Trust us, it’s the difference between looking like Will Smith circa 1994 or looking like Christopher Reid from rapper duo Kid ‘n Play.

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Hairstyles for black men: the practical ‘no-hair’ look. Credit: indigitalimages.com

3. ‘No-hair’ hairstyle

Time-poor and can’t spare a moment to style or groom your black hair? That’s ok, because this ‘no-hair’ hairstyle requires very little maintenance. It’s fuss-free and practical, not to mention it’s a great way to conceal thinning hair or male pattern baldness while still looking stylish. That makes it a win-win in our books.

Looking for more ‘no-hair’ inspiration? Check out these A-listers and Instagrammers who make it look cool.

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Haircuts for black men: the cool and classic Caesar cut. Credit: indigitalimages.com

4. Caesar cut

Don’t let the name put you off this cut – the classic Caesar cut is the epitome of cool. And because it’s practical and easy to maintain, it’s become a popular and dapper way for black men to rock a buzz cut or the 360 wave. Just remember to ask your barber to keep your crop short and your edges neat and sharp. Want to swot-up and learn everything you should know about the Caesar cut? Click here to read our comprehensive guide.

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Haircuts for black men: natural ‘fro. Credit: indigitalimages.com

5. The afro

Celebrate your natural hair texture with this ‘no-cut’ haircut. Contrary to popular belief, rocking your afro isn’t as time consuming as you might believe. Don’t worry if you’re feeling a little less than confident when it comes to caring for your natural hair: read our easy guide, full of practical tips and advice to help you on your natural hair journey.

Proof that haircuts for black men are both practical and stylish!


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