If you ask us, they say different things and the dictionary agrees. The dictionary definition of fading is to “gradually grow pale and disappear “while the taper is defined as” to reduce or reduce thickness towards one end”.
start short and disappear into a short stubble or skin. With an expert fading, this transition is a seamless gradient or blur. A popular version of Fade goes all the way down to skin, bald or zero fade as the name suggests. Remove the hairline where the skin disappears and create a new shape. The shadow disappears and goes from short to short..
Short Fade Haircut Straight Hair
There may be a fade anywhere in the head. Some fades are small and limited to the favorite, temple or neckline. Medium and high fades are more important and cutting hair short halfway up the head or all the way up the hairline. Low fades cut short hair around the hairline.
Expert barbers and stylists customize the shape, size and transition of a fade to The Shape of the head and face.
These are words but fading haircuts are much better explained by the pictures. Here’s a nice example of how a fading haircut focuses attention on the rest of your hair and makes it look extra thick. the haircut is very short at the edges but only goes as far as the skin on the sideburns. Most middle fades open to allow some length around the crown though some follow a straighter line to a thicker effect. This is a very cool short haircut for men who can get laid off at the club gym.