A fade haircut is actually a form of tapering the hair, but the hair is cut drastically lower than a regular taper. Many barbers tend to bald the hair around the sides and back of the head beforehand and taper the cut so that it gradually gets thicker as it extends to the top of the head giving it the “faded” look.
The Pompadour is a hairstyle which is named for Madame de Pompadour (1721–1764), mistress of King Louis XV. Although there are numerous variations of the style for both men, women, and children, the basic concept is hair swept upwards from the face and worn high over the forehead, and sometimes upswept around the sides and back as well.
In a world where women’s hair generally gets the bulk of attention, it’s refreshing to see a stylish men’s haircut able to grab a portion of the spotlight to shine. The Quiff haircut is one that combines elements of the pompadour, the flat-top and even the Mohawk.
In the modern slicked back undercut, the hair is slicked back with volume. This type of slicked back hairstyle has become popular since 2013, especially among the hipster sub-culture; a typical hipster look is a modern slicked back hairstyle with full facial hair.
An undercut hairstyle women currently consider as one of the trendiest in 2017, is an extremal type of haircut with one or both temple areas cut very short or even shaven. Although it’s a very popular men’s style, women also keep up with the trend.