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Styling Tips for Men with Widow’s Peak

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Actor and script writer Justin Theroux already found the best style for his receding hairline. The short fringes and the smile detract from the hairline
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Men often have to confront hair loss, thinning hair, and a receding hairline early in life. Luckily, there are simple solutions for men with receding hairlines, which often come in the form of widow’s peaks. The right kind of hairstyle can direct the attention away from the hairline above the forehead. The stars in our gallery show how to handle a receding hairline

  • Genetic factors determine whether a man will have a receding hairline or go bald. Early hair loss is quite common for men. Luckily, there are ways to deal with it for every temperament. Check out some of the many appealing hairstyles for receding hairlines of all shapes.

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    The actors Jason Statham and Jude Law clearly show how sexy men with receding hairlines can be
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    Men with Receding Hairline - The Short Solution

    Aside from regularly using shampoos to control hair loss, wearing the hair short is a simple way to deal with thinning hair or a receding hairline. Jason Statham proves how cool men with thinning hair can look. Jude Law also prefers this look. Neither one of the actors seem to have a problem with their partial hair loss.

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    The hairstyles of Justin Theroux and Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis cover the receding hairlines with distracting style elements
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    Perfect Hairstyles for Men with Widow’s Peak

    Medium-length hair can be styled to distract from the type of receding hairline known as widow’s peak. Several style variations can make the widow’s peak hairline part of a cool hairstyle. Justin Theroux pulled a few fringes into the centre of his forehead and fixed them with gel. Hair wax can also be used to define this hairstyle. Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis skilfully works his hairline into a sophisticated look with spiked hair.

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    Musician Gavin Rossdale and actor Stephen Dorff wear their hair long to distract from their widow’s peaks
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    Interesting Long Hairstyles for Men with Widow’s Peak

    Some men don’t cherish the idea of parting with their long hair. There is no need to do so if the hair loss is not too pronounced. Gavin Rossdale simply gathers his long hair to a casual low ponytail. All focus is on his face. If this is not your style you may like to take your styling clues from Stephen Dorff’s tousled look. Use volumising powder for fuller looking hair.