Learning about the different haircut names for men is the best way to ensure you get a good haircut every time you visit the barbershop. We’ve all been there – you’re talking to your barber and have no idea what to call the haircut you want, so you offer a bad description and the barber seems to understand what type of haircut you want. Unfortunately, not knowing barber terminology and the names of haircuts is the most common way to get a bad cut
n this guide, we will describe and provide examples of the different haircuts and hairstyles for men, including low and high fades, undercuts, pompadours, comb overs, and faux hawks. In the process of learning these haircut terms and names, we hope you’ll find new styles to try.
Types of Haircuts
There are so many different types of haircuts for men that choosing the best hairstyle can sometimes require a little research. To help guys find the coolest men’s short hairstyles, here’s a list of the most popular styles of 2018. If you see something you like, be sure to save the page so you can show your barber the look you want
Fade and Taper
Often interchangeable with the term “taper”, a fade simply means you want the hair on the side of your head to gradually get shorter from top to bottom. The process of fading from one length to another is generally achieved using hair clippers. Because the fade comes in a variety of styles, it is important to tell your barber the type of fade haircut you need.
Hopefully with these men’s haircut names and terminologies in mind, you’ll never have to suffer through another bad hair day again!