Tutorial: How to Style Fauxhawk Fade Haircuts

Go edgy or keep it simple with this styling tutorial.

So, you may have thought about getting a mohawk haircut, but then decided on getting something that requires a little less maintenance, as in not having to go to the barbershop every week to make sure your guards are cleanly shaven so that your mohawk is always the life of the party. You’ve definitely made the right choice. The fauxhawk fade haircut has a softer look, and you could probably miss your barber appointment without having to worry that your hair probably doesn’t look presentable. With a fauxhawk fade haircut, you have the ability to style the length at the top section of your hair in just about any way you would like since the cut is versatile. Need some help in the styling department for this look? Read on to learn how to style fauxhawk fade haircuts.

Easy Way to Style Fauxhawk Fade Haircuts

With a fauxhawk fade haircut, you have the ability to style the length at the top section of your hair in just about any way you’d like since the cut is versatile. You could opt for a quiff, a slicked back style, or just stick to styling your hair into a mohawk inspired look— after all this is the reason you got the cut right? Whether you’re looking for an edgy styling option or a more laid-back office-friendly look, use this simple tutorial to help you out.

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Knowing how to style fauxhawk fade haircuts is simple. Go edgy or go for an understated look.

Step 1: Start clean.

Wash your hair with Dove Men + Care Complete Care Fortifying Shampoo & Conditioner. This 2-in-1 formula works to gently clean and moisturize your locks, resulting in healthy-looking hair. towel dry until it’s damp.

Step 2: Use a sculpting product.

Depending on the length of your hair, apply a dime or quarter sized amount of Dove Men + Care Sculpting Paste into your palm then rub into your hands before applying onto your hair. This formula works to provide you with a matte finish that won’t leave your hair stiff.

Step 3: Apply sculpting product to your hair.

Work some of the Bed Head for Men by TIGI Pure Texture Molding Paste evenly throughout the length at the top of your hair and mold the strands into a messy mohawk inspired look. If you’re going for an edgier look, opt for spiking the hair up and outwards. For a more understated and office-friendly look, twist the hair upwards as you’re styling to create some texture and add softness to the overall look.

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Looking for more ways to style fauxhawk fade haircuts? Check out our feature on how to rock a fauxhawk.