How to Style High Skin Fade Haircut On Afro Hair

Ring into the new season with a new haircut!

Are you looking for a new, crisp, and sleek haircut style? Then you should consider a high skin fade haircut. On afro hair, the style is a great way to frame your face and highlight the intricate textures of your hair. 

Looking for ideas on how to style the high skin fade haircut on afro hair? Check out these styles below for inspiration.

1. Standard Fade 

Low high fade haircut
Keep it simple with a low cut. Photo by Cassandra Hamer

Want a look that quick and easy to accomplish? Then try the standard look with the high skin fade. No extra steps are needed during your haircut! Follow up this hairstyling by wearing Dove’s Men+Care Complete Care Fortifying 2-In-1 Shampoo + Conditioner at least once a week. 

2.  Boxed Afro High Skin Fade 

Boxed Afro Style
Bring the 90’s back with this boxed cut. Photo by Etty Fidele

Looks from the ’90s are in! Put your own twist on the 90’s hair trend with your high skin fade. A great way to take on this trend is with the boxed afro look on top of your fade! 

3. High Skin Fade with Waves

Fade with waves
You can’t go wrong with waves! Photo by Etty Fidele

When in doubt, add some waves! Waves are a timeless look that is great for every season and occasion from casual to formal. Use SheaMoisture’s Men Argan Oil & Shea Butter Waves Pomade to help create and retouch waves. 

4. The Shortest Fade 

short fade
Start fresh with the shortest fade. Photo by Bave Pictures

Looking for a fresh look? Then start fresh with a buzz cut painted with a high skin fade! This is also a great style to wear if you want to explore new haircut styles! 

5. Curly Top Afro High Skin Fade 

curly top fade
Add a handsome twist to your fade with some curls. Photo by Dami Adebayo

Another handsome way to wear the high skin fade is by wearing it with a curly top. To achieve this look, the top portion of your fade needs to be left a bit longer. For the best results use a curling gel such as TRESemmé Flawless Curls Defining Gel to help hold the style. 

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