8 Sleek Ways to Wear the High Top Dreads Haircut

Check out these sleek & high top dreads styles!

Are you looking for a new, trendy, 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 considering getting this hairstyle, we’ve curated a list of the 6 sleekest ways to wear the high top dreads haircut. 

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

1. Hang-Over High Top Dreads

high top dreads ponytail
For an edgy yet sleek look, get a full cut except for the top part of your head.

Get a full cut except for the top part of your head for an edgy yet sleek look. 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.  

2. Airbrush Fade Dreads

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Highlight your short locs with the lateral fade cut.

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 the one pictured here. 

3. Short High Top Fade

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Try the look with dreads or twists.

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

Midi fade top dreads
The midi fade is a cool way to highlight your top dreads.

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

high top dreads blonde
Add blonde or lighter highlights for a sleek look.

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

6. Grown-Out High Top Dreads

high top ponytail
A cool way to style your grown locs.

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

7. High Top Dreads With Beads

high top dreads beads
Accessories make this look even cooler.

Give your top locs a unique touch with beads. Installing them is easy, and there are plenty of options from glass, plastic, white, and colorful… You can also get inventive with other accessories like rings, cuffs, and more.

8. Tapered Cut With Top Locs

tapered haircut with dreadlocks.
Short dreadlocks keep things fresh. Photo credit: Dvora

This short dread tapered cut is a great way to make a style statement while keeping it low profile. This hairstyle is super versatile and low maintenance, which we love.

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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