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6 Sleek Ways to Wear the High Top Dreads Haircut

Check out these sleek & high top dreads styles!

Are you looking for a new, trendy, and sleek way to wear your dreads? Then you should try out the Hightop Dreads Haircut! When wearing high top dreads, you get to wear your beautiful locs on the top of your head while sporting a faded haircut towards the bottom portions of your head. If you’re thinking about getting this hairstyle, we’ve curated a list of the 6 sleekest ways to wear the high top dreads haircut. 

High top dreads are such a versatile style, check out these 6 sleek ways you can wear them depending on your style preference: 

1. Ombre Hang-Over High Top Dreads 

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Ombre is the perfect way to add a bit of edge to your look. Photo by Nathan Dumlao

For an edgy yet sleek look, try adding an ombre effect to your dreads. Then follow up with a full cut except for at the top part of your head. With this haircut, you can wear your high top dreads in a bangs formation, in a middle part, and in a high top ponytail. To keep your cut looking fresh with time, try using Dove Amplified Textures Hydration Boost Scalp Tonic to keep your scalp hydrated.  

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2. Airbrush Fade Dreads 

airbrush high top dreads
Faded high top dreads are perfect for highlighting your locs. Photo by Iz Zy

This airbrush fade is a perfect way to highlight your locs! This high top fade style looks best when worn in a top ponytail like pictured here. 

3. Short High Top Fade 

short dreads
Short dreads are the perfect beginner style. – Photo by Eddy Ekofo

Are you a beginner to dreads? Then this is a great style to start off with. These short high top dreads are a great way to keep your hair out of your face while also experimenting with the different ways you can wear your dreads. Use Suave Men Leave-In Conditioner With Shea Butter & Coconut Oil to keep your strands moisturized and shiny while in locs. 

4. Midi-Fade 

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The midi-fade is great for longer dreads. Photo by Blake Cheek.

If you don’t want to wear your high top dreads too high, try the midi-fade. This style looks especially great if you have medium-length to long locs! 

5. Blonde High Top Dreads 

Short blonde dreads
Wearing hightop locs is the perfect chance to try new colors. – Photo by Vonecia Carswell

Add some flair to your high top fade with some blonde locs. If blonde isn’t your color preference, then you could try colors such as reds, browns, and other neutral tones! 

6. Grown-Out High Top Dreads

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Grown-out locs can be refreshed too! Photo by Vince Fleming

Loved the look of your high top fade but it’s a bit grown out now? No worries, you can still keep the momentum of your high top fade going! Keep your dreads in a high top ponytail. Then, sleek down the edges and sides of your hair using AXE Clean Cut Look: Classic Pomade

Will you be trying the High Top Dreads haircut? Then show us your look by tagging us @AllThingsHairUS and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter below for more men’s hairstyle inspiration! 

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