Still trying to figure out what exactly a bald fade or skin fade is? Well, there’s no need to stay in the dark when it comes to fade haircuts. In fact, all you need is a simple guide to answer all the questions that you might be too embarrassed to ask your bros and barber.
Ahead, we’ve put together an essential guide to help you become a hair hero. So read on and discover everything you need to know about the bald fade, now.
What is a bald fade?
The bald fade (also known by its other name: the skin fade), is a fade that starts from the skin on the sides and back and is gradually blended into a longer length on the top.
This means that the hair around the nape of the neck and sides are completely shaved off, hence it’s very apt name.
Bald Fade Inspo Pics
A temple fade is a great way to give any hairstyle a fresh and modern twist. Credit: @thebarberpost
Curly Bald Fade
The great thing about the bald fade is that you can work it with lots of different hairstyles and hair textures. Credit: @fade2torials
Short Back and Sides
The clean look of the skin fade makes this the perfect partner for so many men’s hairstyles. And if correctly executed, it can give any haircut an instant refresh, so your ‘do looks less scruffy and more dapper! Credit: @deezycuts
Fade with Waves
Yes, pretty much anyone can nail the bald fade if they want to, although this fade is particularly popular with black men, as well as bearded bros. Credit: @f4fade
Peaky Blinders Fade
Pompadour with Fade
But whether you have a straight or curly mane, you should definitely consider getting this stylish fade to step up your hair game. Credit: @alexander-diaz79
Fade with Long Braids
Many men like to go for a bald fade on their long hair, as it’s ideal for those wanting to try a new look but keep their length intact. Credit: @jdababah
Short Textured Crop with Bald Fade
When it comes to finding the right bald fade for you, know that there are plenty of modern hair heroes to look to for some guidance and inspiration. Credit: @mrliptrot
Textured Crop with Precise Parting
Fade with Beard