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12 Temp Fade Hairstyles with Curls & Waves for Badass Men

A temp fade with waves or curls has become such a popular hairstyle among men. Curly temp fade is trending like crazy over the internet.


How to Style Wavy/Curly Temp Fade

How to Style Temp Fade with Curls and Waves

There are different variations on the temp fade haircut. A temp fade incorporates a linear shape shaped using a hair clipper. It can be high or low, combined with an afro or with straight, spiky hair. But the curly and wavy temp fade cuts are still among the most popular.

Once the fade itself is executed the way you’ve wanted it, it is also important to take care of the longer parts of the hair. To preserve the natural shine of curly or wavy hair, it is very important to use nurturing and styling products. To achieve a shiny, sleek appearance, use hair wax.

If you decide to wear a more demanding temp fade, there’s a possibility you might have to use a styling brush while blow-drying the hair to achieve the desired shape.


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Coolest Temp Fade Haircuts for Curly/Wavy Hair

These are the latest options for men with curly and wavy hair to choose the most suited temp fade for them! Be it curly temp fade or temp fade with waves, either way, this will make you stand out!

1. Messy Curly Tapered Fade

Messy Curly Low Temp Fade

It would be a shame to cut all of the natural, big curls off. But you will love them combined with the low temp fade.

Ideal for: Oval and square-shaped faces.

How to style: Leave the curls at the top of your head fall messy and loosely over your forehead. The sides of this curly temp fade work so well combined with a nicely styled beard.


2. Simple Fade with Waves

temp fade haircut for short wavy hair

Temp fade with waves doesn’t have to be a bold fashion statement. It’s also a good technique to give shape to a simple haircut.

Ideal for: All face shapes.

How to style: Leave the hair on the top of your head a few inches long. Put a little bit of hair wax on your fingertips and go through your hair. A short beard, faded towards the ears will match the temp fade completely.


3. Side-Swept Wavy Fade with Beards

Side-Swept Wavy Temp Fade

If you have grown long wavy hair, don’t shave all of it off. Combine it with a temp fade and wear it side swept.

Ideal for: Oval and square-shaped faces.

How to style: Do a temple fade and define a wider side part using clippers. The hairstyle will elongate your face and it will look even more powerful combined with a beard.


4. Temp Skin Fade

temp skin fade for afro hair

An afro this thick is really easy to shape and not have to do much to maintain it.

Ideal for: Round and square-shaped faces.

How to style: Trim a high temp fade with curls and shape it carefully and precisely until its shape is completely even.


5. Wavy Slick Back Hair with Fade

Slick Back Temp Fade with Waves

A temp fade with waves can be made elegant and completely slick rather easily if you’re not a fan of messy or voluminous waves.

Ideal for: Oval and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a generous amount of hair gel to make your hair slick and pull it backward. Since the hairstyle is neat, it goes great with a long beard.


6. Temp Low Fade Afro

A low temp fade combined with black men’s curly hair looks so flattering. Plus, you can always play with your hair clippers to make it even more interesting.

Ideal for: Square and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: The hair on the top of the head should be half an inch long. The curly temp fade should start low. Use something as a tool to carve out these diagonal lines straight.


7. Voluminous Faux Hawk

The long waves combined with shaved temp fade sides are great for men who are looking for a hairstyle that would elongate their face.

Ideal for: Round and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Use hair gel or hair wax to pull the hair upwards at the front and sweep it to the side at the back.


8. Blonde Highlights 

Low Temp Fade with Bleached Curls

This temp fade with curls shows how easy it is to make an afro look fun and interesting. The possibilities are vast – from bleaching to shaving the sides, or even both.

Ideal for: Round and square-shaped faces.

How to style: Bleach your afro starting an inch below the roots. Make sure you maintain the temp fade and the wavy line regularly.


9. Short Temp Fade with 360 Waves

The simplicity of this black men’s wavy haircut gives you the option to put the emphasis on your beard and play with it.

Ideal for: Oval and round-shaped faces.

How to style: Use clippers to trim your afro curls short so that you achieve a wavy texture. The temp fade should be diagonal – high at the front and low behind the ears.


10. Big Afro Curly Temp Fade

Don’t hide the power of a curly afro. Opt for this low fade and get the most of it.

Ideal for: Heart and square-shaped faces.

How to style: Leave your hair natural and maintain the curly temp fade regularly.


11. High Drop Fade with Waves

High Messy Temp Fade with Waves

This messy temp fade with waves is so great to show off the beautiful texture of naturally wavy hair and look modern.

Ideal for: Oval and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a styling product such as a hair wax to maintain the natural wavy texture of your hair, while still managing to pull it up.


12. Curly Short Mohawk Fade

Curly Mohawk Temp Fade

Who would have thought that a neat and precise temp fade on curly hair would ever be a bond between an afro and a mohawk?

Ideal for: All face shapes.

How to style: Bleach your hair. Let the curly temp fade reach the back of your head so that it creates a curly mohawk.


If you don’t know how to tame your waves or curls, and still make them look stylish, it’s high time you tried one of these 12 modern temp fade haircuts with waves or curls.