The tapered haircut is one of the most popular men’s haircuts. While the taper and fade are actually two different types of hairstyles, we combine them both to create the taper fade. A versatile, clean cut and a mix between modern and classic. There are many variations of taper fades. Whether you have straight, thick, thin, wavy or curly hair, the taper fade is the best way to cut short hair on the sides and back.