5 Sleek Short Buzz Haircuts for Black Men

Get that summer-ready steez with these fresh, sleek buzz cuts. 

The military haircut trend is still booming, guys. We know you’ve seen it pop up again with an extra-special recurrence for short buzz haircuts for Black men. We’ve always been a fan of the buzz cut since it allows you to get a clean, sleek look in no time at all. Plus, it’s the ideal DIY quarantine haircut. Read on to check out our top five ways to wear a short buzz haircut for Black men that will inspire you.

1. All-Over Buzz

Different short buzz haircuts for black men
The good all-rounder. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

The standard buzz is going to be one length all around your head that gives off that quintessential military look. It’s also a super-easy haircut to maintain at home! All you need is a set of clippers and a very short guide comb.

2. Buzz Temple Fade

Different short buzz haircuts for black men
Fade those temples for a cool look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

When it comes to the short buzz haircut, there isn’t all that much to do when it comes to styling. Your main styling product will be your shampoo and conditioner that will work to keep your hair healthy-looking and shiny. We recommend AXE Max Hydrate 2-in-1 Shampoo + Conditioner. It’s extra-hydrating, which is needed for dudes with curly hair. It’s extra important for slightly longer cuts, like this buzz cut temple fade.

3. Nearly Shaved Buzz

Different short buzz haircuts for black men
Definition of short and sweet. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

If you have a much shorter cut (like this nearly shaved short buzz), you’ll need to focus on your scalp care. When your cut is so short you can see your scalp pretty easily, it’s extra-important. We recommend you use Suave Men 2-in-1 Anti-Dandruff Classic Clean Shampoo + Conditioner. It will keep you flake-free, and the added conditioner is great to make sure it won’t dry your scalp.

4. Buzz and Fade

Different short buzz haircuts for black men
The fade is an easy way to add in some style. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

For a low-key change to your short buzz, try this long fade. The fade, in this case, really just means that the edges are faded away. This makes sure you don’t have any harsh lines beside a clean-cut line at your forehead. Having faded edges on your military haircut gives the look a whole lot more style!

5. Buzz and Bald Fade with Detailing

Different short buzz haircuts for black men
Add one clipped in line for a faux part.

For the ultimate mix of haircut techniques, get the buzz-plus-bald fade. And, heck, throw in some side clippings for an edgier look. The bald fade goes all the way down to the skin so your buzz gets some much-needed contrast.

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