To start this year 2021 we will reveal a top 100 best haircuts for men for the year 2021. Every year we see new hairstyles for men, and this year again many new fresh and modern haircuts have appeared.
In the last few weeks we have analyzed thousands of hairstyles and haircuts that are coming out of the best hair salons around the world.
The barbers, hairdressers and stylists who have done the haircuts below are killers and have made a killing with every cut.
This guide gives you a goldmine of fresh, new haircut ideas to keep you looking fresh throughout 2021!
The haircut styles in this guide are organized from the shortest to the longest haircuts, and include variations for all hair types.
In this ranking we explore the best hairstyles and haircuts for thick hair, curly hair, wavy hair, straight hair, and how to style them all.
This guide will be a great way to anticipate your upcoming haircuts throughout the year and across all seasons.
Best hairstyles for short hair
100. Crop hairstyle with textured short hair
A fresh haircut for thick hair. A nice fade mixed with textured hair on top. A very nice haircut for men, without overdoing it.
99. Skin Fade + Crop Hairstyle
One of the most popular haircuts for men. This Crop haircut combined with a Skin Fade is very natural. To get this look quickly dry your hair or use a dry towel. As you can see this haircut also works well for fine hair
98. Short haircut for men with thick hair
This look will never go out of style, a high fade with textured hair on top. The perfect haircut for men who want something that’s easy to manage on a daily basis while still looking stylish.
97. Medium Skin Fade + Short Textured Hairstyle
A great men’s hairstyle that works for any hair type. Textured at the top and Skin Fade to medium white that disconnects the beard.
96. Men’s hairstyle with curly hair
A beautiful low fade for men who have curly hair and want a clean hairstyle while looking stylish.
95. Skin Fade with Textured Crop on top with big lines
A cool variation of the Textured Crop, a trendy hairstyle right now. Here we have a Skin Fade with white contrasting with the big lines on top. A great hairstyle for thick hair.
94. Spiky Hair combined with a Blowout hairstyle
This is one of the best haircuts blowout we have seen. Impressive Spiky Hair textures on top.
93. Caesar hairstyle + falling fade
An excellent short haircut for men, drooping fade and hairstyle Caesar on top.
92. Spiky Hair + High Fade + Disconnected Beard
A cool men’s hairstyle, the beard is disconnected with this beautiful fade and the texture of the hair gives that spiky effect, excellent!
91. Short hairstyle for men with curly hair
Want to tame your curly hair? Cut it short on the sides with a High Fade, and keep some length at the top to create your bangs.
90. Fade + Messy Hairstyle
A short, textured haircut designed with a messy or “messy” effect, completed with a medium fade not visible in the photo. You’ll need a little gel or cream to give that magical effect at the top.
89. Short haircut for men with messy bangs
A short haircut for men that has been heavily textured to give that messy look. Use a small amount of hair products to set your hair. If you have fine hair, use a light or medium hair wax. If you have thick hair use a stronger holding wax.
88. Skin Fade + Crop Hairstyle
A great haircut, short with a medium Skin Fade. At the top Crop hairstyle slightly spiked
87. Messy hairstyle + High Fade to White
A very cool hairstyle for men. Short textured hair creates a neat but messy look. Totally styled, the beard is disconnected. To achieve this look use a strong holding wax with a little shine, and apply it to very slightly damp almost dry hair. Use your fingers to create the messy spiky texture. This haircut works well with thick hair.
86. High Fade to White + Quiff Hairstyle
Another gorgeous haircut. A super clean High Fade, the textured hair on top is perfectly sculpted in a Combover + Quiff hairstyle.
85. High Fade Skin Fade + Styled Bangs
High Fade Skin Fade to complement thick textured hair on top. The fringe is stylized and gives a remarkable Quiff effect.
84. Curly hair + medium Skin Fade
If you have thick curly hair this is a great haircut to achieve. A medium Skin Fade white and the curly hair on top goes slightly forward.
83. Straight haircut for straight hair
This is an excellent hairstyle for men with straight hair. It has a light medium fade and a good length on top to achieve that sleek backward effect. To achieve this look, blow dry your hair using a hairbrush. Use a light matte finishing hair wax for finishing touches.
82. Spiky Hairstyle + Light High Fade
A spiky hairstyle with style at the top. This haircut turned rather thin hair into a hairstyle that gives the impression of thick, full hair with impressive movement. Additional feature, a High Fade but not too short, really nice.
81. Falling fade + Curly hair
This hair style is close to perfection. The contours on this haircut and the shaping on top are awesome. We have a droopy fade that completes the look and highlights the nicely cut curls. Great!
80. Pompadour haircut for thick hair
A nice fade at the temples that disconnects the beard, coupled with a classic Pompadour hairstyle, for a perfect result for men with thick hair.
79. Spiky Hair + Skin Fade to High Fade
This is a great short haircut for men who have a receding hairline. The Skin Fade goes very high which clearly draws attention to the top of the hairstyle.
78. Pompadour + medium fade
Another classic but amazing haircut done with a light medium fade and a super clean beard. This haircut will work with any hair type. To achieve this look, use a blow dryer and brush your hair straight back while drying.
77. Parted hairstyle for thick hair
This is a natural style hairstyle for men that you will see more and more in 2021. Short on the sides, but not too short. Lots of scissor work. A haircut for men with thick hair. Use a hair dryer and brush and then use a small amount of hair wax to get and keep this style fixed.
76. High Fade to White + Spiky Hair
This is a short hairstyle that we have seen quite frequently this year where the fade goes very high, up to the hairline and almost to the top. With spiky hair at the top secured with a bit of hair wax .
75. Falling fade for frizzy hair
An excellent haircut for frizzy hair, the fade is falling and we have above an afro style, note the excellent work on the contours.
74. Modern Faux Hawk
Modern and trendy hairstyle, this faux hawk combines several hairstyling techniques for an excellent result.t You can check this article for more examples of Faux hawk
73. Spiky Hair + Crop + Skin Fade
Amazing haircut… It’s not just a Crop, but a Spiky Crop, a nice contrast between the Skin Fade on the sides and the thick hair on top.
72. Slicked back haircut
A classic men’s haircut that still looks great. Short, simple and clean. This haircut features a High Fade Skin Fade to show tattoos and a short length at the top smoothed back, slicked back.
71. Messy Crop Hairstyle
Textured hair at the top styled in a messy but neat style, completed with a slight fade.
70. High Fade + natural texture
A super clean haircut with a nice fade, natural textures on top, really well done.
69. Men’s haircut for thick hair
A hairstyle Quiff for men who have thick hair. Accompanied by a Skin Fade, as well as duree and textured parts on top.
68. High Fade + Curls
Very natural curly hair on top highlighted by a slight fade.
Best hairstyles for medium-length hair
67. Mid-Length Hair Slicked Back + High Fade
A men’s haircut with Skin Fade, mid-length hair on top styled in a Slicked Back style. Blow dry the hair while styling to give volume and run a matte hair wax to smooth it out.
66. Haircut for thick hair
This is how you can cut thick hair. A High Fade with beautiful thick hair well sculpted on top, the result is top.
65. Quiff cut for thick hair
A super cool haircut, hairstyle Quiff for thick hair. This hairstyle features a High Fade and mid-length textured hair on top, the texture on top creates a nice movement.
64. Comb Over + Parting
A good example of a haircut cut short on the sides thanks to a small fade, accompanied by a parting, coupled with a Comb Over. Convincing result!
63. Pompadour for mid-length and thick hair
Halfway between the Slicked Back and the Pompadourfor a modern and stylish hairstyle.
62. Medium-Long Curly Hair + High Fade
The hairdresser has done a great hairstyle on this curly hair. High Fade Skin Fade and stylized mid-length curly hair on top.
61. Undercut + Slicked Back + Disconnected Beard
A super modern look with meticulous and carefully executed details. A Slicked Back on top coupled with a Undercut, and a carefully contoured fade that disconnects the beard.
60. Textured hairstyle for medium to thick hair
A cool haircut for medium to thick hair. Textured on top and styled forward.
59. Short on the sides + Up on top
A thoughtful hairstyle for thick hair, faded high on top and short on the sides. Medium textured hair on top with long bangs secured with hair wax.
58. Slicked back on dry hair
A natural Slicked Back done this time on dry hair, a haircut for men or children.
57. Curly mid-length hair + Hi-lo fade
Curly hair up coupled with a carefully designed Hi-lo fade.
56. High Fade + mid-length hair
This haircut features a High Fade and mid-length hair styled in bangs. Dry hair as you style it and use a spray to hold the style in place.
55. A mid-length hairstyle full of movement
A messy hairstyle for men with medium to long hair.
54. High Fade + Disconnected Beard + Comb Over
A beautiful hairstyle that disconnects the beard with a Skin Fade, and the top styled in a comb over. An ideal hairstyle for thick, straight hair.
53. Medium fade + Quiff medium length
A very stylish men’s hairstyle, cool texture at the top, medium fade that enhances the hairstyle Quiff, excellent!
52. Medium-Long Curly Hair + Skin Fade
Impressive! The Skin Fade makes a great transition to the curly mid-length hair above, a great hairstyle for a man with curly hair.
51. Scissor haircut + parting
A beautifully done haircut with scissors. Hairstyle for medium-length hair with a parting on the side and the hair styled backwards.
50. High Fade + Mid-Length Hair Quiff
Admire this pretty High Fade accompanied by a Quiff, a great haircut.
49. Slicked Back + Fade + Unfaded
A daring and original hairstyle that does not go unnoticed. Above we have a classic Slicked Back, the most interesting part is the Skin Fade on the sides which turns into a No Fade when we approach the back, really cool!
48. Fade on mid-length hair styled backwards
A beautiful hairstyle probably done with scissors, the result is perfect.
47. Curly mid-length hair + Temple Fade
Perfectly done Temple Fade coupled with perfect contours. A very trendy look that goes perfectly with blacks and mestizos.
46. Medium fade + textured mid-length hair
A hairstyle for men with medium-length hair quite easy to achieve, a medium fade accompanied by textured hair on top. Dry style the hair to achieve this result.
45. Hairstyle for kinky hair + Temple Fade
Another ideal hairstyle for blacks and mestizos. An excellent Temple Fade and a mini afro on top for a top result. Visit this article for more Temple Fade
44. Mid-length hair styled back
To achieve this hairstyle, dry your hair with a brush and use a hair product (hair wax) to hold everything in place.
43. Curly hair + High Fade
One of the most trendy hairstyles for curly hair, excellent work.
42. Medium fade + Mid-length hair + Movement
A wild haircut, there is so much movement it looks like a campfire. Many skills are demonstrated through this hairstyle for medium-length hair. Accompanied by a very clean medium fade. To get this hairstyle you will need to blow dry the hair, style it dry and then apply a hair wax to hold it all together.
41. Caesar Hairstyle + Textured Hair
To get this hairstyle you need to make use of a little shiny hair wax to pull the hair forward and get this hairstyle Caesar. You will see more and more this kind of hairstyle in 2021, less High Fade, more medium and low fade, less Skin Fade, more scissor hairstyle
40. Medium-Length Hair + High Fade + Long Bangs
Long bangs with curly hair on top.High Fade on the sides, an original combo that gives movement to the hairstyle.
39. Pompadour hairstyle for medium-length hair
A cool hairstyle for men with thick hair, light fade on the sides and Pompadour hairstyle on top.
38. Scissor hairstyle for a wavy style
This scissor hairstyle gives a wave effect to the haircut, with a parting on the left side, and a smooth fade on both sides.
37. Hair brushed back + beard
For a rather classic style, admire the details of this brilliantly done hairstyle.
36. Faux Hawk + Mini locks
This haircut for black or mixed race men is terrific. The contours, fade and faux hawk are done to perfection, a trend to try for 2021.
35. Mid-length hair cut short on the sides
A very well done haircut cut short on the sides and hair styled back on top. A haircut totally in the current trend.
34. High Fade + Parting for frizzy hair
A super clean Skin Fade High Fade that ends with a straight parting highlighting the perfectly done contours and the little High Top completed with a subtle dye, the result is incredible.
33. Pompadour haircut
A Pompadour hairstyle done with care. Super clean Skin Fade, the top is styled in a Slicked Back style but with more volume.
32. Quiff for medium-length hair+ Beard
A medium fade that slightly disconnects the beard,and on top of it thick textured hair styled in Quiff.
31. Technical hairstyle for medium-length hair
A rather technical hairstyle with a fade going up very high on the top, a parting to style the side and curly hair full of movement on top.
30. Quiff for thick hair
A simple and effective medium fade combined with a Quiff on top, a great haircut for thick hair.
29. Hairstyle for curly hair
Very light Temple Fade at the temples accompanied by medium-length curly hair that forms a long fringe at the top.
28. High Fade + Pompadour
For hair that’s a little thick here’s a nice inspiration, a Pompadour styled elegantly on the side completed with a High Fade.
27. Classic and modern men’s haircut at the same time
This classic but at the same time very modern haircut combines very subtle finishes made with scissors, the hair is styled with a parting on the side for a more than successful result.
26. Short on the sides + Messy on top
Blow dry your hair to get that volume on top and use a strong setting hair wax to hold the bangs up.
Hairstyles for men with longer hair
25. Pompadour with a natural look
A very natural Pompadour with an impressive flow.
26. Long messy hair
Long, thick hair styled backwards in two sections.
23. Longer hair on top + Short hair cut with scissors on the sides
A very natural haircut, very cleanly cut with scissors. To get it dry your hair, style it, and let’s go!
22. Long curly hair + Skin Fade
For those lucky enough to have this type of hair, the possibilities of original hairstyles are incredible, here we have a Skin Fade to High Fade, and curly hair at the top accompanied by touches of blonde on the end of the strands. A haircut that was already very trendy in 2016 and will not go out of fashion in 2021.
21. Long hair styled back
Short on the sides, long at the top and styled backwards. This hairstyle may look like a Slicked Back but the hair here is really dry. Still, use a hair wax to hold your hair and style it in sections.
20. Long, thick hair + Comb Over
A perfectly done fade and a nice Comb Over that gives a lot of style to this hairstyle. You need to have thick hair for this hairstyle but also have thinner hair to get this kind of volume.
19. Flat Top + High Fade
The 90s style of our dear friend Will Smith in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has been back for some time now and continues to be more and more in demand for the year 2021. High Fade to white and Flat Top millimeter to get this killer.
18. Comb Over + Part
A great haircut done with scissors with a light fade to disconnect the beard. A Comb Over on top to energize the whole, to achieve this hairstyle, dry your hair, brush it and work it with a little pomade to get the desired shape.
17. Undercut + Skin Fade to High Fade
A very well done Undercut with a High Fade Skin Fade. To achieve this hairstyle you will need a little wax to fix the top. Waxes are very important elements to get a good hairstyle, you need different types to be able to achieve various hairstyles, it may cost you a hundred euros but will last all year, we will return to the subject of waxes in a future article.
16. Undercut Pompadour
A hybrid haircut mixing a Pompadour with a High Fade Skin Fade that disconnects the beard, and some dyes on the strands that gives a beautiful result.
15. Undercut for curly hair
This hairstyle was made with a certain attention to detail, just pay attention to the fade, the contours … etc. This haircut works perfectly with thick or curly hair.
14. Simple and effective
This hairstyle is very popular because it is easy to maintain and suitable for almost all hair types whether thin or thick.
13. High Fade + Long Fringe
Depending on your hair type, you can get this hairstyle more or less quickly, you must first let your hair grow at least 3 months to get enough length for the bangs. Then make the Skin Fade and work on the length of the strand. Most of these haircuts with long bangs are inspired by the look of American skateboarders in the 80s.
12. High Fade + Long curly bangs
If you have thick, wavy or curly hair, you can easily achieve this hairstyle. Just make the fade and cut the hair to the desired length, dry your hair and let the bangs create naturally.
11. Undercut + Battled hair
A beautifully done Undercut with a super clean Skin Fade and messy hair on top. Terrific.
10. Scissor hairstyle for longer hair
This is a haircut done with scissors all natural for men. The long bangs make this look complete.
9. Combed Back + Parting
A classic hairstyle that follows the style of Comb Over but the hair is styled backwards. To achieve this look, blow dry hair while brushing it in the desired direction. Stop while your hair is still a little damp or not completely dry. Use a strong holding pomade with a little shine but don’t use too much. Use a large comb with fairly wide teeth.
8. Undercut + Long Bangs
A fresh hairstyle with super long bangs (Bangs). The hair is simply brushed up and to the side. You can use a medium hold hair wax to keep that front volume in place.
A modern Undercut with the hair styled back and to the side.
6. Medium fade + Long hair styled back
A hairstyle combining a light medium fade and long hair at the top styled back, not forgetting the little bit of hair that adds dimension to this hairstyle.
5. Hi-lo fade + Long bangs
We saw a bunch of Hi-lo during 2016 but the trend that takes place in 2021 is the Hi-lo combined with longer hair.
4. Undercut + Long bangs
Here is a look to try if you have wavy hair. The Skin Fade disconnects the beard and amplifies the focus on the beard and bangs, where the volume is. A great look.
3. Undercut for long hair + Long bangs
A medium fade and a long fringe styled entirely on the side. The result is excellent and gives a natural look, holding wax will be needed to keep the bangs in place.
2. Disconnected beard + Long curly bangs
This look is great if you have thick hair or curly hair. Medium fade with an original disconnected beard. Curly hair on top just has to naturally flow forward to get this look.
1. Long bangs on the side
A really cool hairstyle for men with fairly long hair. The long hair on top contrasts well with the slight fade at the Temple Fade and the clean, neat beard, a must!