The temp fade haircut, also known as the temple fade or Brooklyn fade, is one of the most popular types of fades for men. Along with the high skin fade haircut, modern temp fade styles offer guys the chance to experiment with a variation of the classic taper fade. Although the temp fade was traditionally exclusively a black men’s fade haircut, the unique and stylish design has become a cool look offered by barbershops around the world.

If you’re interested in learning more about the temple fade haircut or simply want to see how it would look with an afro, faux hawk, wave, or another men’s hairstyle, check out our awesome guide to the best temp fade haircuts for men!

Temp Fade Haircut Styles

What Is A Temp Fade?

The easiest way to explain a temp fade is to imagine a high skin fade with a shape up. Your barber will fade your hair up to your temples with a small clipper size, and then use a trimmer or razor to cut sharp edges into your hairline. This sharpness results in a clean and fresh line up that really highlights a man’s masculine cheeks and chiseled face.

Because of the detailed trimming required for temple fade haircuts, we highly recommend you get your haircut with an experienced barber. A talented stylist will make sure your temp fade flows perfectly with the rest of your cut.

Temple Fade Haircut

How To Get A Temp Fade

If you’re curious about how to get a temp fade with your afro, faux hawk (fohawk), dreads, or twists, the best way is to show your barber exactly what style you want! Because temp haircuts allow for so many different hair designs, we’ve compiled a collection of the hottest looking temple fades. Check out our pictures of temp fade haircuts for inspiration!

Temp Fade with Short Afro

Temp Fade with Afro

Temp Fade Styles

Temp Fade and Line Up with Beard

Temple Fade with Spiky Hair

Temple Fade Haircuts

Low Temp Fade Hairstyle

Temple Fade Haircut with Textured Spiky Hair

Temple Fade with Twisted Sponge Curls

Temple Fade Haircut with Sponge Twists

Temp Fade Designs

Temp Fade with Design and Curly Twists

Cool Temple Fade Haircuts For Black Men

High Temp Fade with Beard

Temple Fade with Brush Up