How to Hide a Receding Hairline

By LeafTV Editor

A receding hairline occurs when a man experiences hair loss at his temples or over his forehead. Although you can look into hair loss treatments, including topical medications and hair replacement therapies, you may want to instead look into different ways you can hide a receding hairline.

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How To Hide A Receding Hairline

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Wear hats. Hats and baseball caps are a cheap and easy way you can hide a receding hairline when leaving the house.

Allow your facial hair to grow. When a man has facial hair, it will draw more attention to his face and away from the receding hairline.

Grow out bangs. If you are able to grow out bangs, you can help conceal the receding hairline. When you get your haircut, let your barber know you want to leave as much hair as possible in the front to conceal your hair loss.

Try buzzing your hair off. In some cases, a really short haircut makes a receding hairline much less noticeable. A receding hairline is typically more noticeable if the man tries to leave the back of the hair long while the front is short. You can also consider shaving your head and go bald in order to rid yourself of the receding hairline.

Consider a shaggier hairstyle. Sometimes letting the hair grow out to about chin length can allow the wearer to cover the receding hairline, but if the hair is thinning out in the rear as well you may want to avoid this look.