In today’s fashion world for men, fade has recently gotten the limelight, especially temp fade haircuts. Gone are the days when males wouldn’t pay much attention to their looks; now it’s all about “beauty is in the details”. Everyone wants a stylish look with a neat and precise finish. First, you should know about the temp fade cut. In this blog, we will discuss some bits of information about this new dashing haircut and some ideas to inspire you. So let’s get started.
What is a Temp Fade?
As the name indicates, a temp fade is a specific kind of fade where your temple area on both sides and the nape area at the back of the neck are faded out, hence adding a fashionable and unusual twist to your hairstyle. The temp fade is also called a temple fade, Brooklyn fade, or blowout.
This type of fade covers a small area but still has many variations and can be cut lower, higher, bigger, or smaller. Traditionally, temp fades were considered a hairstyle just for black men, but now they’re equally popular and liked by White, Asian, and Hispanic races.
If you’re thinking of getting this modern look, then stick with us, as we have some great ideas for you to flaunt your dashing looks with different temp fade haircuts.
1. Temp Fade with Wavy Hair
If you have natural waves or you like to style your hair in a waved style then this look was created just for you. A clean, minimal look that provides a perfect fade with a little texture on top.
2. Temp Fade with Line Up
This type of fade suits men with beards best and offers you the impression of cool, edgy men. To rock this style, ask your stylist for a temple drop fade to achieve clean sides on both, and then pair it with a sharp line-up.
3. Temp Fade with Man Bun
Temple fade with a man bun is the best choice for black men because of the hair texture. But now white men have also aced this style. If you have long hair, you can flaunt your locks as a long undercut or twist them into a bun; in either way, you’ll stand out.
4. High Temp Fade with Beard
This style is all about making your hair pop. This haircut features a sharp outline and a fade that blends over the middle level. Not to mention the beard, which makes you an attention-grabbing hunk.
5. Slicked Back High Temp Fade
This type of haircut creates a perfect mix of temple fade and slicked back style. In this haircut, your temples are tapered, and a seamless transition is created between the temple area and the beard. You can style your top hair by combing it back.
6. Temp Fade with Fringe
Some people love to opt for this haircut, as this is the hairstyle of various soccer players. A simple touch of stubble-to-sides precision takes this hairstyle to the next level.
7. Temp Fade with Quiff
The quiff complements the temple fade very well and is quite popular these days. A smooth transition is created by cutting your temple and nape, which gives you a contemporary and fashionable appearance.
8. Temp Fade with Top Knot
Temple fade sits well when you have thick hair on top. By creating a fade on the sides, you can pull off this hairstyle by making a top knot that looks equally trendy and fashionable.
9. Temp Fade with Mullet
This haircut is a fancy combination of a fancy mullet and a sharp lineup. The top is styled with a thin hair texture, while the back remains thick.
10. Blonde Hair with Temp Fade
Blonde hair looks extremely cool with a short temple fade with shaved sides.
11. Long Top Mid Temp Fade
This awesome mid fade haircut is the most trendy combination of three haircuts and is ideal for men who have thick hair. So if you want to wear this hairstyle, go ahead without thinking twice.
12. Temp Fade with Part
This haircut is exclusively meant for gentlemen. The brush-up suits quite well with the longer strands at the sides for a professional look.
13. Temp Fade with Curly Hair
If you have natural curls then this is the time to ace this haircut. Ask your barber to keep a mohawk on top and give you a nice temple fade on the sides.
14. High Temp Fade
High temple fade gives you a more dramatic look and is perfect for slimming face shapes. Ask your barber to create a high fade that sits higher on your temple area and you’re good to go.
15. Afro Temp Fade with Twist
An Afro temple fade as the name indicates is extremely popular among black men. In this type of haircut, the temple area and the hairline is faded leaving the small ringlets at the top.
16. Temp Fade with Waves
If you have a natural wavy texture then this haircut is for you because a little wavy texture on top with a clean fade on your temple area complements each other very well.
This haircut is also called a blowout haircut in which the temp fade starts at the top of your ear and goes down the hairline. The best part is this haircut does not need everyday styling.
18. Modern Pompadour
The pompadour hairstyle has been ruling the fashion industry for so many decades and still, it boosts your styling game. Ask your barber to give you a nice temple fade haircut with sharp shaved lines.
19. Ivy League
Temple fade and ivy league make an awesome combination. The temple area is tapered with a hair clipper and leaves the faded area very short to give your skin a visible look.
Spiky temple fades are quite popular among men these days. This hairstyle is versatile because different fade types can be combined with spiky caesar haircuts to give you a dynamic look.
21. Temp Fade with Hair Design
This hairstyle is quite unique which gives your ordinary fade an awesome perspective.
22. Mid Temp Fade
This hairstyle is also liked by black men as it involves a Taper Fade Haircut with a slight outline on your temple area.
23. Low Temp Fade
This low fade haircut is ideal for men with a thick texture. The low fade creates perfect length graduation that makes the line quite significant.
24. Low Temp Fade with Medium Length Hair
Medium-length hair complements very well with low temple fade as it gives you a whole new and fresh look.
25. Shadow Temp Fade
Shadow temple fade gives you an ombre effect where your hair smoothly graduates from a longer length at the top of the head to a minimal crop at the top of your ears.
This is another cool haircut that you can pull off easily in which an undercut is accompanied by a temple fade and some of the hair remains at the top.
27. Bald with Temp Fade
The bald fade haircut is a very cool combination of temple fade and skin fade in which your barber gives you a smooth transition from no hair to a full head of hair.
A temple fade with dreads is a twisted and braided hairstyle in which your sides are quite neat and sharp. In this hairstyle, you can easily keep your hair long while sides, front, and back are free from hair.
29. Textured Quiff with Temp Fade
The quiff is gaining worldwide popularity these days because it sits well with temple fade. Ask your barber for a taper fade haircut for your sideburns and temples to create a smooth transition. This will give you a cool fashionable appearance.
30. Temp Fade with Straight Hair
If you want to keep your hair long but want to give it a faded look as well then this hairstyle is for you. Your straight hair will be cut in layers and styling will be looser but the look will be amazing.
This is a great hairstyle for black men in which the fade is thick at the temple area and light around the ear.
Temple fade with braids is an ideal hairstyle for African-American men because they usually have thick textured hair. Those medium-length box braids look extremely cool on black men.
33. Burst Temp Fade
Burst temple fade gives a unique variation to the classic mohawk. With short hair, you can easily pull off the burst fade in style.
34. Skin Temp Fade
Skin temple fade is equally liked by white as well as black men. It creates a perfect balance between your temple fade and sides.
35. Skin Temp Fade with Afro
Skin temple fade and afro make a great combination because it offers neat sides and nape for black men. You can easily customize the shape and height of the afro according to your face shape.
36. Burst Temp Fade with Afro
Burst temple fade on Afro Hairstyles gives a unique variation to the classic mohawk style. But always remember to ask your barber not to go too high otherwise your haircut turns into a bad fade too fast.
37. Nappy Temp Fade
This type of haircut is a go-to haircut for people with course or nappy hair. You can also style your hair in braids for men to give it a polished finish. This haircut will give your hair a nice, clean, and tamed look.
38. Low Temp Fade
Temple fades have so many variations from styles to sizes to placements. A low temple fade is styled just above your ears to make it sleek.
39. Temp Fade with Quiff and Beard
A quiff haircut is usually shorter on the sides and longer on the top and front. The perfect blending of sideburns with the beard makes an effortless transition from facial hair to a haircut.
40. All Around Temp Fade
All around temple fade is the combination of a drop fade and standard fade. The haircut starts from your temple and spreads down and around the back of your head, taking the hairstyle to the next level.
Combining two styles to achieve one look is quite a task. This haircut is the perfect blend of a sleek and short temple fade with a voluminous and bold pompadour.
42. Blowout with Temp Fade
This hairstyle is truly meant for curly hair and the purpose of this blowout haircut is to give your curls a neat and sharp look. Another plus point is this hairstyle is ideal for everyday looks as it’s a low-maintenance haircut.
43. High Skin Temp Fade
This type of haircut is perfect for men with thick curls as this cut will also prevent your hair from hanging over your ears.
44. Buzz Cut
Temple fade with buzz cut complements well if you have short hair. Ask your barber to make a razor-sharp hairline that brings together the whole style.
45. Crew Cut
If you don’t know how to style your sideburns then this haircut is for you. Temple fade crew cut blends seamlessly from the skin to its desired length, completely erasing the sideburns to make it more convenient for you.
46. Shadow Temp Fade with Beard
Shadow temple fade is ideal for men with kinky hair. This haircut carries out a neat style by adding details around the face and the best part is you don’t need to style it every day.
47. Temp Fade with Faux Hawk
This hairstyle is a great way to flaunt the traditional faux hawk style. In this haircut, a seamless line is created just by focusing on the temple and sideburns. It creates a very unique touch to your hair.
48. High Top Temp Fade
High-top temple fade has always been a top trend. Ask your barber not to keep the fade too high and to keep the dark contrast going into the high top.
49. Temp Fade with Comb Over
Upgrade your styling game with a temple fade and a comb-over. This classic haircut looks extra sharp with an edged lineup to make you stand out at any gathering.
50. Bald Temp Fade with Design
A bald temple fade haircut goes all the way down to the skin. This kind of hairstyle transitions in between the line-up and angled neckline that accentuates your waves. Also, you can consider adding braids to highlight the design.
Temp fade is one of the most popular hairstyles around the world because it has been considered a style icon for gents for so many years. So if you want a fresh look then do some research and use this guide as a reference for a better understanding. Let us know in the comments which style you are going to opt for your new look.
FAQs Temp Fade Haircuts for Men:
What is the difference between a temp fade and a taper fade?
With a temple fade, your main focus is on the temple area whereas in a taper fade haircut, your hair is tapered down all over the back and sides.
Will a temp fade work for me?
Absolutely yes, if you’re new to this type of look then you can go for the temple fade but keep in mind not to go for the full fade in the first attempt.
What are the different types of fade?
There are so many different types of fade including high, low, medium, taper, burst, drop, and temp fade.
What is the best fade haircut?
The best fade haircut is the one that suits your face shape and lifestyle. If you have a round face then high fades and temp fades will look great on you and a short fade is best suited if you have a rectangular face shape. If you have a triangle, heart, or diamond face shape then a low fade is ideal for you.
How do I tell my barber at the salon to fade?
Your barber should know what the fade is but for his and your convenience, show him some images of temp fade haircuts as a reference. This way, there won’t be any confusion for the barber about what you’re asking for.