If you want to try fades without a big change, get a temple fade. That? It's a fade at the temples/sideburns.
The temple fade is a popular Black men's haircut, like this one with a temp fade between the sideburns and beard and a rapid neckline fade.
The Brooklyn fade defines curly hair. Shaved temples modernize this afro by shortening the sides.
The arch behind the ear distinguishes fade from taper fade. This temple taper fade and line up elevate a short haircut.