It is always every man’s dream to have that dope hairstyle that makes him stand out in a crowd. Regardless of the fact that you love your professional or casual style, you want that haircut that makes you smart as this automatically boosts your confidence.
When looking at the black men haircut, like other male personalities there are various factors to consider before choosing the haircut. This may include the shape of their face, are you after an official or casual look? and most of all the texture of the hair.
Moreover, most men prefer an easy to maintain hair so you might want to consider that fact. Always choose a cut that matches the above factors. Black men like all other men are spoilt for choice when it comes to Haircuts as you will discover below.
THE 25 DOPE HAIRCUT STYLES
- SHORT AND NEAT
If you are anything like me, you love it simply short and neat. With this style, you can make the undercut low while the top hair remains short. This cut suits your official roles. If you love simplicity, this will be your best bet. The maintenance is equally easy. You only need to wash your hair and oil/moisturize it to keep its shine then you are good to go.
Who said mohawk wouldn’t suit the black man?
Mohawk is diverse even for the black men. You get to choose how you want it to look. Modern mohawk looks more like the faux hawks since you shave the hair on the sides but mostly not completely. If you want to change your hairstyle and are happy to take some time to maintain your hair, a mohawk will be a good idea.
You see, a man with mohawk stands out in a crowd. As long as you take care of the top part by making sure it doesn’t get messy or make it stylish messy while either making a clean undercut or slight fade.
- OCEAN WAVES
The black man’s hair texture allows him the choice to make waves. Some men like them deep and ocean-like others like the waves covering the whole head while some just like a portion of their head having the waves.
All this is up to you, whichever style suits you best. The ocean waves haircut is a good one for short hair. You must learn how to make the waves using a brush. Then, to give your hair that shiny look and making the waves stay in place, use hair gel. In addition, you could ask your stylist to add a stripe and fade the sides.
- FUZZY NATURAL CROWN FOR AFRO TAPER FADE HAIRCUT
Now the afro style is an all-time favourite for black men. It was there in the 60’s and it is still here today. The difference though is that you get to pimp it to your desired design today. Naturally, the hair texture can maintain the afro.
While some people think that it is hard to maintain and therefore they can’t make it, there are others who turn heads with this simple style. In this case, you don’t need to focus on the afro as much since the curls are natural the point of focus is the taper fade. Make sure to shave it every so often.
- DREADLOCKS WITH A CUT
The dreadlocks style continues to be popular in the society today. There are thousands of styles you could make with your dreadlocks. I know you have probably seen a man with nicely made dreadlocks and an undercut.
It is all up to you to choose how you want to look but note that black men hair works well with dreadlocks. So many people are making undercuts or fades on the sides while they allow their dreadlocks to grow at the top. Others braid the dreads into a few lines then shave the clean the hairlines.
- SPIKY UNDERCUT
Are you the bold type?
This edgy style will suit you perfectly. The sides have lightening design while the spikes have 2 colours. This is what makes it a style for the bold only. You need high maintenance for the look. Use the hair products that keep the shine and take time to relax your hair first because black hair is mostly curly.
- CURLY HAIR FADE
This is a popular haircut for guys with curly hair texture. You need to maintain your curls after your stylist designs a short taper fade. You may choose a high or low fade undercut design as both will suit you perfectly.
Moreover, make a clearly designed hairline to further stand out. There are many options that you could try for this design which mostly include changing the undercut and fade design.
- LOW BALD FADE
This is another style that works with almost every hairstyle especially when it’s a low and skin fade. It really doesn’t matter whether your hair is short or long. For those black men with thick and curly hair, this is a good way to maintain elegance as well as simplicity.
You only need to leave some hair on the top part of your head and make them look like short twists.
- BLACK SKIN FADE WITH HIGH TOP
This style requires you to maintain a few inches of your natural hair on the top part and a high to medium skin fade. Your high top becomes a mixture of retro and modern styles. You go ahead and maintain the original shape of your haircut but let it be naturally curly as opposed to the ancient flat top.
This is not only a modern version of a flat top but also maintaining it is easy.
- RETRO HIGH-TOP FADE
Would you like the old school pompadour look?
This high top that gets lower towards the back is the best suit for you. The look is more about the shape of the high top. So, for best results, you can carry a photo to your stylist. In addition, it has a skin fade and a defined hairline cut to make it stand out. This is an easy to maintain style if you cut the hair as you wanted it.
- BLEACHED MOHAWK FADE
You have probably seen this hairstyle somewhere in a sports pitch. This easy to maintain style requires you to take care of your natural hair and cut it to a mohawk style. Bleaching the ends further makes it stand out. As long as your stylist has made the sides fade perfect, you don’t have to do much other than just comb and condition it when necessary.
- WEDGE HAIRSTYLE
This is another style that is fast becoming common in a blackman’s world. The fact that most of them have thick curls makes it even better. If you normally trim your hair then this should be easy to maintain as you will only need to comb it in a wedge style. To make it sleek you can add a defined hairline cut.
- CURLY MAN BAN
You do know that some black men hair although curly can grow very, long right?
If you have this kind of hair, you can comb it perfectly then hold it neatly with a bun while making the sides have some low fade design. This requires keen maintenance on the hair by frequently treating and conditioning it.
- SPORT IS LIFE
If you are into some active kind of life this style is perfect for you. This is especially so because you don’t have time to sit around making your hair. Note that you can have this style and not make it boring by including a cut or two. You can also add low fade on the sides. This is a perfectly easy to maintain style.
- CLOSE AND CLEAN HAIRCUT
The name indicates the nature of the style. This is where the hair is cut close to the skin making it look very clean and attractive. Moreover, you can make the hairline cut clear. It is amongst the easiest to maintain of all haircuts.
- THE LOCK AND TWIST HAIRSTYLE
This is the other common style among black men today. It is where you braid and twist your top hair neatly and tie them in a twist to expose the shaven part of your hair. This includes the sides and backside of your hair.
- UNDERCUT WITH A BEARD
Black men with thick and curly haircut look great when they add an undercut. You can make it long or short and still maintain the impressive style and look. Since you have a low undercut the beard distinction from the head hair will make it stand out the more.
- MESSY KNOT OF CURLS
This is a classy undercut hairstyle design. Since there are quite a number of black men with curly hair, the secret is to let it messy on the top while tying a note as indicated in the photo above. Then, make a magnificent undercut on the sides and backside. This cut is good for your casual look.
- THE TWIST CURL SPONGE WITH A LOW FADE DESIGN
In this hairstyle, you use a curl sponge brush to make the twists/curls on your natural hair. Since the invention of this brush, black men have taken to the design and we must confess that they look stunning. To make it beautiful, you may skin fade the sides as well as the back as indicated above.
- FLAT TOP TAPER DESIGN
When it comes to flat top designs for black men you can never go wrong. This is because their hair is mostly thick therefore making it easy to stay in place. Besides, this is a style that was worn even in the 90s. if you want to style it further, you may add a shade of blue on the top ends while making an undercut on the sides.
- UNDERCUTS WITH DREADLOCKS
You have probably seen this style somewhere in your neighbourhood. It does look stunning, doesn’t it?
For Mohawk lovers, this may be another best design for you. You make your dreadlocks and shave or fade the sides while making one or two side cuts. This design will make you look stunning especially if you have a small to medium head.
- CORNROWS WITH A HIGHFADE
If you are those who love to make cornrows then go for this style and cut.
Although cornrows have been overtaken by dreadlocks, there are still people who prefer them. Therefore, get a good stylist to make your cornrows then shave the sides of your head and even add a lightnin design cut. You will need to maintain the cornrows by making them neat as you hold them at the centre and highlight the ends.
- COMPLETELY SHAVED HAIR
Are you one of those who doesn’t like complications?
This haircut will perfectly suit you. This clean shaved hair that looks like you are bald is another style that gives you confidence. It is also one of the simplest styles to maintain while making it professionally neat. The trick is to maintain a neat looking beard.
- FAUX HAWK FADE
If you love a fauxhawk, rest assured that you can have something to suit either your long or short hair. You don’t have to make a skin fade but if you wish to, go ahead and pull the design. You may make a high or low fade design. Moreover, you could use a hair highlight color to make it stand out.
- MILLION WAVES HAIRCUT
The buzz haircut styles suit the afro-thick hair. This can be proven since all cuts work differently and perfectly for black men. With the latest invention of waves, if the afro hair is short, it will work perfectly well. It doesn’t matter whether you would like to make many waves your hair will never disappoint you.
ON THAT NOTE
There are thousands of haircuts a Blackman can make if you have the right barber. The essential thing is to note the features like the shape of your face, the texture of your hair and size of your head before choosing a haircut.
I do hope that from the above-discussed haircuts, you can get something to suit you. If you spot something new that you wish to try, go right ahead and be amazed at how handsome the change makes you. Remember a change is as good as a rest.