Hairstyles for men with thin hair or receding hairlines

Understanding your receding hairline pattern and the best haircuts for you
By Abraham Co-Founder & CEO of FITTED November 1, 2019
The best hairstyles for men with thin hair or receding a hairline

Once you’ve confirmed that your hair loss is caused by male pattern baldness, you don’t have to jump straight to a buzzcut. Depending on how advanced the hair loss is, different options are available to you. Our guide below will take you through choosing the right hairstyle for your level of receding hairline.

The most important thing from any hairstyle that you are confident in your look. As 85% of guys will experience some level of hair loss by the time they’re 50, having a receding hairline puts you in the majority, not the minority. Male pattern baldness is not something to be ashamed of, but just another feature in your appearance.

Choosing a haircut based off of your receding hairline

When choosing your hairstyle, you need to take into account three key factors:

  • The level of your receding hairline (see below)
  • Your face shape
  • Your hair type

The goal of your hairstyle is to properly frame your face, providing balance and proportion. With a receding hairline, your options become more limited and certain styles are more helpful to reduce the size of your forehead.