Low taper fade is one of the most stunning and fashionable haircuts in the hair universe. This haircut looks modern, fresh and clean. Also it is a highly suitable hairstyle for using in professional business life. In addition we can say a no-risky haircut about low taper fade. Because the contrast between the hair regions in this hairstyle is not exaggerated. Therefore you can use this hairstyle comfortably at work or on a daily.
Basicially there are three main taper fade application. These are low taper fade, mid taper fade and high taper fade. Also skin taper fade, bald fade, drop fade, temp fade which are derived from classic taper fade haircut belong to this family too.
In taper fade haircuts, similar on other modern haircuts, the sides and back are cut short, while the tops are left long. However, in this haircut, the fade is applied only to a small hair area, so that it does not exist too disconnected look between sides and top of the hairs.
Because of tops of the hair are long, you can choose many different hairstyle alternatives and variations. Comb over, slicked back, pompadour, box fade, fringe, side part are some of the hairstyles you can prefer.
Also it’s possible to get different results with wavy, curly and straight hair types in low taper fade haircut. Actually you have unlimited options for your hair.
What Is The Low Taper Fade ?
First of all taper and fade are actually similar but two different haircuts. Taper fade is a mixed hairstyle formed by combining these two haircuts. Low taper fade means that the fade application in this haircut is “low fade”.
In taper haircut, the hair is gradually shortened from top to bottom. You can relate it to trousers that narrower from top to bottom. Sculpting performed with using both scissors and clippers.
Fade is only applied with using clippers. Also cutting is much shorter than taper. Fade cutting process may continue until the scalp appears.
For better understanding, at the end of the article, we will share a video explaining the difference between fade and taper.
Thank you Zainal for haircut photos.