47 Cool + Stylish Haircuts For Black Men There are so many options for these fresh haircut styles from close cropped waves to natural twists to geometric flat tops with retro flair. Most of these styles are a combination of texture on top, a line up and taper fade. Create your own unique style by choosing length on top, type of curls, and the placement of the fade. For something extra, add a surgical line or hair design. Whether you want to wear hair short or long, faded or twisted, curly or carved, these are some of the coolest haircuts for black men we’ve seen this year. Texture is one of the major hair trends of this year for all hair types. For shorter hair, a waves haircut or by adding a hair design or can create that texture without much length. If you want to grow your hair long you will find some cool options with braids and dreadlock looks below. Every month we are seeing new types of fade haircuts. Add a high, mid, or low fade to short or long hair. Take it to the next level with a unique shape, V-neckline, curved part, or shaved line. There are also haircuts that only work for black hair like the high top fade, modern afros, and stepped cuts. Last but not least, don’t be afraid to add some color for a truly bold look. Okay, check out these pictures for 47 fresh and cool black men’s haircuts. 1. Waves + Low Fade   With waves, a line up and blurry fade, this cool short haircut has a lot going on. The beard is also shaped for a clean cut finish. 2. 360 Waves   When a short buzz isn’t enough, 360 waves add plenty of dimensions. This version expertly carves waves so they work with hairs whorl and land just right along the forehead. This is one of the most popular haircuts for black men who want to keep things short and stylish. 3. High Bald Fade Haircut   With a buzz keeping curls tight up top, this high-low fade raises the hairline dramatically. 4. Short Hair + Low Taper Fade   This fresh cut has just enough length to create a rounded profile. The skin fade follows the same arc while a line up defines the forehead. 5. Deeper Waves   Spinner waves look excellent at any length. Take care of those waves with conditioner and regular combing with a wave brush. 6. Short Hair + Burst Fade   This fresh cut has just enough length to look retro. Keep it tight with short sides and a burst fade. 7. Edge Up + High – Low Fade   This short cut has just enough length to see some kinky curly texture. The edge up arcs directly into the beard but is interrupted by a low skin fade. 8. Short Sponge Twists + Beard   This is the same cut as the last one but with more length and a touch of sponge twists at the top. Another haircut that has been one of the most popular haircuts for black men the past couple years. 9. Fade + Surgical Line   This fresh style is all about geometry and gets extra detail from a surgical line that runs parallel to the tape up. 10. Hi-Lo Fade + Solid Line   Another cool style with even more length on top plus color. The sides feature a hi-low skin fade emphasized by a waving line. 11. Frohawk + Color   Keion Carpenter, formerly a defensive back with the Atlanta Falcons, rocks a cool cut and bold color. It’s a short frohawk accented with golden tips. 12. Curls + Temple Fade   This cool cut is a modern update on the retro fro. It’s shorter but still has that signature rounded profile. The edges are cool and clean with an edge up and temple fade. 13. Taper + Solid Line   This dope cut combines loose curls on top with a cool fade around the sides and back. Hair tapers from thick down to the skin and is accented by a thick diagonal slash. 14. Twist Curls + Surgical Part   This cool cut for black hair extends the hairline into an arced part that also divides long hair from short. 15. Curls + Temple Fade   A temple fade and rounded neckline clean up the edges of this medium length curly cut. 16. High-Low Fade + Detail   We’ve seen other versions of this but every cut is a little bit different. Hair is rounded on top while a high-low skin fade plus surgical line keeps the sides short. 17. Curved Flat Top   Retro hairstyles for black men are back in a big way. Flat tops for 2016 also feature curves, angles and lines. 18. Flat Top + Stair Step   This cool look will get you tons of compliments. 19. Tall Flat Top   Plenty of height in a flat top is also something to aspire to. This cut features rounded edges instead of the usual squared off sides. 20. Flat Top + Reverse Fade   As if the top wasn’t cool enough, this cut features a double-V design at the back. 21. Long Curls + Surgical Line   This dope cut is actually a prom hairstyle for black hair. He’s looking sharp with long curls on top and down the back and shaved sides with a line accent. One of the coolest haircuts for black men we have seen this year. Very unique. 22. Long Twists + Fade   Some of the best men’s haircuts combine contrasts, like this cool taper fade with long twists. 23. Stepped High Top Fade + Merman Hair Color   Every aspect of this high top fade and beard has something interesting going on. The flat top features steps and shapes that are highlighted by multiple hair colors. The fade at the sides includes geometric patterns that complement the shaped beard. 24. Hair + Beard Design   A cool trend this year is bringing a hair design into the beard. The jagged lines contrast a