40 Fabulous High Top Fade Haircuts – Cool Fashion Trends
A high top fade can be defined as a hairstyle that sports short sides and long top. And in case you’re keeping up with the current fashion trends, there’s no doubt that you’ve seen a rise in the number of individuals wearing a high top fade. This hairstyle can work with many other different variations. However, the idea still remains the same across all variations. Below are 40 examples that give you some cool ideas on how to style a high top fade.
# 1 Fresh Blended Fade
This style works great on medium hair. Begin by texturing it and give the sides a high fade. Make a low tapered fade at the back and trim a part line at the edge of the top in such a way that it borders long hair on both sides. Use pomade wax to style the larger section at the top into a classic, blended pomp.
# 2 Short Bun
Make a comb part that isolates the top and drop it into a high tapered fade on the sides and back. Texture the long top and pull it back into a ponytail that is positioned at the crown. Twist it into a bun and secure the base for that effortless chic look.
# 3 Short Pomp
Texture your medium hair and make a hard side part. Give the sides and the back a high skin fade. Make a light trim at the crown to create a fuller front. Add pomade wax at the top and style it into a cool short pomp.
# 4 Blow Dried Top
Give the sides and the back a fade cut that sits high on the head. Comb the top and give it a blow dry. Give it a flip to the back in such a way that it overlaps the back up to the nape. The result is a sweet comb over that looks fresh and clean.
# 5 Textured Contoured Top
This is a classic style that works even on those with short hair. Start with a high fade on the sides and make it tapered at the back. Texture the top, add pomade wax and smear it towards the front. Make light trims across the top to create that cool contoured look. Finish with a nice outline to give it more edge.
# 6 High Crop
Add lots of texture to your hair. Make a high tapered fade on the sides and at the back. Create a cool signature line that borders the taper cut at the top. Let the top flow towards the front in such a way that it overlaps the forehead. Give it a neat crop for that sexy finish.
# 7 Pastel Signature Mohawk
Give your textured hair a high undercut that ends in a temp fade. Make a curved signature line that cuts that cuts through the sides. Style the top into light waves and let them curve towards one side. Give them the pastel look of blue and mint green for that vibrant neon look.
# 8 Light Trimmed Top
After texturing your hair, give the top a light trim and finish with a fade cut on the sides and back. Leave the front to retain its natural outline.
# 9 Mohawk Pomp
Texture your hair and make two hard parts on the sides. Give the sides and back a blurry fade. Give the top a blow out and add pomade wax to create a straight Mohawk-style pompadour.
# 10 Freshly Curled Top
Give the sides of your textured hair a fade cut and make it blended at the back. Add more texture to the top and style it into soft, moist curls. Finish with a nice razor outline to make it stand out.
# 11 Fresh Fade Messy Top
This is a perfect style for those with long hair. Start by adding some texture to the hair. Make a high fade on the sides and give it a blended look at the back. Give the long top a blow dry and use flat iron to style it into waves. Flip this wavy top to one side for that flirty finish.
# 12 Sophisticated Pomp
Part your hair on each side using a comb. Drop the sides and the back into a high fade. Texture the long top and give it a blow out. Pull it back starting from the front and tuck the ends at the center of the top. Apply some pressure to create a depression that gives this pomp a more sophisticated look.
# 13 Tapered Slick Back
Start with a high fade on the sides and give the back a low tapered fade. Add texture to the long top and apply pomade wax to make it sleek. Give it a slick back that falls over the lightly trimmed crown.
# 14 Choppy Style
Texture your hair and give the sides a fade cut that’s blended at the back. Add more texture at the top to create that spiky look. Tease the front in such a way that it curves towards the back to create that elegant finish.
# 15 Soft Curls
Give your medium hair a high skin fade both on the sides and at the back. Add texture to the top and use curl wand to create soft spiral curls. Add air conditioner to make the curls hold for longer.
# 16 Classic Drop Blend
Give the sides of your hair a drop fade that’s blended at the back. Make a simple signature line that doubles as a side part. Texture the top and give it a blow out to create a straight pomp-style Mohawk.
# 17 Creative Textured Quiff
Texture your hair and apply some gel to give it that glossy look. Give it a blended drop fade and make two small artistic signature lines. Tease the front of the long textured hair into a quiff. Highlight the quiff in blonde to create a cool contrast.
# 18 Artistic Slim Pomp
Here’s a cool way of going creative. Give the sides a high undercut and let one side extend to the center of the top of the head. Let the undercut drop into a fade and make it blended at the back. Create an artistic signature line and use pomade wax to style the long narrow section into a slim pomp.
# 19 Half Pomp
Give the top of your textured hair a center part. Give the sides a fade cut letting it extend to the part line on one side. Make a blended look at the back and add pomade wax to the long narrow part along the center part line. Style it into a sexy half pomade.
# 20 Back Swept Textured Top
Add lots of texture to the top and give the sides and back a high tapered fade. Give the textured top a sweep to the back and use wax to bind together the strands into a series of spiky locks. Tease the front by pulling loose some strands for that classic finish.
# 21 Afro Top
This is a style for those with natural African hair. Begin with a part line that isolates the top. Drop the part line into a high fade. Give the edges of the long top a light trim that borders the part line. Comb the top to create that classic afro look.
# 22 Short Textured Top
You don’t require much length to experiment with this style. Start by texturing your hair and give the sides a tapered fade cut that sits low at the back. Leave the top and the crown longer to create that smooth transition.
# 23 Sleek Crop
Add a soft touch to your hair by texturing it. Give the sides a high fade that’s tapered at the back. Sweep the top forward, straighten the top and tease the front to create a curvy overlap on the forehead. Crop it to make it level and finish by creating that tousled look at the crown.
# 24 Slim Separated Pomp
Leave one half of the top longer and give the rest of the hair a high fade. Texture the long hair and add pomade wax to create that cool, slim pomp. Add hair drying products to create separations within the pomp.
# 25 Messy Unparted Pomp
Give the sides and the back a high skin fade after texturing. Add pomade wax to the top and style it to create that messy yet cool unparted pomp.
# 26 Creative Quiff Pompadour
Make a high buzzed fade both on the sides and back of your textured hair letting it connect to the beard. Give the top tons of texture and make a part line that isolates the front. Use pomade wax to style the top into a classic pompadour. Style the separated front section into a curls and tease it to create a curvy quiff.
# 27 Double Razor Part
Make double razor parts on each side of your textured hair. Produce the upper razor part in such a way that it extends and merges at the front. Style the top into curls and give the section between the two razor parts a light trim. Drop the lower razor part into a tapered fade that extends to the back.
# 28 Fresh Tapered Pomp
Give your textured hair a hard side part using a razor. Drop this razor part into a tapered fade that sits low at the back. Condition the top and add pomade wax to create a chic pompadour that sports a channel in the middle.
# 29 Sleek Mohawk
Give the sides the fresh look of a high fade and make a low tapered fade at the back. Texture the top and add pomade waxy. Style it into a sweet Mohawk pomp that terminates at the crown.
# 30 Deconstructed Pomp
Make a high buzz cut that ends in a low skin fade, both on the sides and at the back. Add lots of texture to the top. Section the front and apply pomade wax. Give the top a side slick and the front a back slick to create that cool deconstructed pompadour.
# 31 Ducktail Pompadour
Give your textured hair a short buzz cut that sports a low skin fade. Pull up the top, add pomade wax and style it into a Mohawk-style pompadour. Let it project slightly past the crown to create that classic ducktail look.
# 32 Voluptuous Separated Pomp
Leave the top long and give the sides and the back a fade cut. Add lots of texture to create more visual volume. Use hair drying products to create some classic separations among the locks. Add pomade wax and style it into a voluptuous pomp that creates the illusion of a Mohawk.
# 33 Sleek Sloped Pomp
Make a comb part in your textured hair and drop it into a tapered fade. Let the tapered cut sit low at the back. Use pomade wax to create a sleek pomp at the top and tease the front to give it that sharp slope that looks sexy and dramatic.
# 34 Sectioned Pompadour
Give your hair a side part letting it drop to a buzzed fade on one side. Give the other side and the back a tapered fade. Create a comb part to separate the locks at the front. Texture the sectioned front and the top. Give the front that curvy look and use pomade wax to transform the top into a classic pomp.
# 35 Highlighted High Ponytail
Go for a high skin fade on the sides and make it blended at the back. Pull back the top starting from the front and make a light trim along the edges. Grab the pulled back hair into a ponytail positioned at the crown. Secure the base with a hair band and add a blonde streak for that golden touch.
# 36 Braided Fade
After making a high fade on the sides and the back, style the textured top into four cornrow braids starting from the front towards the back. Give the front a light trim along the edge. Finish by tying the loose ends of the cornrow braids into a knot that’s positioned at the crown.
# 37 Towering Quiff
Go for a fade cut on the sides and back. Give the front edge a light trim. Comb the top, add some texture and give it a forward slick. Finish by teasing the front into a towering quiff to grab the most attention.
# 38 Boxed Wavy Pomp
Trim the sides and back high up to create a box-style top. Let them end in a skin fade that drops to the back. Texture the top, give it that wavy look and style into a pomp ensuring to maintain that vertical look along the edges. Finish with a clean razor outline
# 39 Kinky Bun
Isolate the top with a comb part. Drop the part into an undercut that sports a high skin fade on the sides. Give the ends of the long top that kinky look and color it in light brown. Pull up the top, grab it into a ponytail that’s positioned at the top. Secure the base with a ribbon to create that classic kinky bun.
# 40 Narrow-Tailed Pomp
Make a razor side part and let it drop into a smooth tapered fade blended at the back. Give the top a light trim leaving only a narrow patch of long hair. Texture the long hair and use pomade wax to create an elegant pomp that has that dramatic tailed end.
A high top fade is a versatile haircut that lets you experiment with many different combinations that range from the pomp haircut, braided style, to the chic bun style. It’s a great way of achieving that trendy look that’s both neat and sexy.