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Hairstyles to Hide a Receding Hairline

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: July 3, 2019
Hairstyles to Hide a Receding Hairline

If you are losing your hair and want to camouflage your receding hairline, pay careful attention to this oneHOWTO article. While hiding your hair loss may be difficult, there are certain hairstyles to hide a receding hairline that will improve your image and make you feel better about yourself. Stop worrying about baldness and head to the hairdresser. The hairstyles and haircuts suggested below will make you look absolutely fabulous. Take note!

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Firs of all, it's important that you know that baldness is an inherited condition that is nigh-on impossible to prevent. However, there are certain tricks and treatments like hair grafts or some medications - under medical supervision - that can help combat this problem.


Lots of men opt for a comb-over, i.e. they use their hair to cover areas in which it is lacking. This type of hairstyle is not very flattering; however, if you have long hair, you could try to comb it backwards to cover the bald spot.


For people affected by alopecia, we recommend a layered haircut, which is better on short hair. If you have long hair, it will help give it body and movement. Another good trick is to let more hair to grow on top and cut more of the hair on the sides. This creates an optical illusion that camouflages your receding hairline. This type of cut is called a crew cut. Try it out for yourself!

Hairstyles to Hide a Receding Hairline - Step 3

To hide the receding hairline itself, we suggest growing a slight fringe. This style will hide the impending loss of hair. To give your look the perfect touch, use gel or wax to fix your fringe and to create that fresh, modern air while hiding your hairline.

Hairstyles to Hide a Receding Hairline - Step 4

Another option is to grow your hair at the temples to give the appearance of more volume, or to let it grow out for that disheveled look. These types of medium-length hair are very fashionable and are perfect for disguising any hair loss.

You can also do the complete opposite thanks to the buzz cut. Make sure you cut it very, very short and as even as possible. This way, the line between your scalp and your hair will be diffuse.


If you remain unconvinced by the above hairstyles, you're best off shaving your hair. It's not a bad option: it suits most men and means you can go about your day without having to worry about disguising your hair loss.

Hairstyles to Hide a Receding Hairline - Step 6

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