This is such a difficult question when a man is faced with the question of shaving his head bald or not. For most of us we all started out with that lovely full head of hair and got really used to it! Until that dreaded day of seeing signs of losing your hair.
It is such a horrible feeling because it really effects your self-image, self-esteem and confidence levels when you have to face reality that your loosing your hear or your hair is thinning. You are constantly wondering what will I look like, will people make fun of me and how can I fix this fast!
Hair Loss Solutions For Male Pattern Baldness
So, male pattern baldness is the real battle we are fighting when we start to look for solutions to stop loosing our hair. How many of you went out searching on the web for anything and everything to solve it? Yep, me too and every other man faced with it. Man I remember being so self-conscious about my receding hair line and a small bald patch I had started in the back part of my head.
I started cutting my hair shorter and shorter to help conceal it which helped easy into it all. Before I knew it I was shaving my head with a 3 guard, then a 2 guard, then down to a 1 guard and finally to a 1/2″. Man it was freaking awesome.
I never had to worry about my hair looking stupid, taking care of it all the time, combing it or having it ever getting messed up. It was freaking awesome and low maintenance! A lot of people were sporting the bald look too in prime time media and it actually caught on as being very popular which really helped out over all.
When Should I Shave it ?
That really is a great question. It really should be at a point where you are comfortable with how you look and you are sick and tired of having patches of thinning hair or combing it over. At least use some balding hair clippers to start out slow and go with a 1 or 1 1/2 guard to take the first step. That will hide almost all your issues and it will look good. From there you will build up the confidence to take the next step of going with a really small guard or shaving your head completely with an electric shaver or disposable razor.
What Will People Think?
Ah man this is a big one. It’s a question that you ask yourself over and over, just beating yourself up and rightfully so. You are used to having a full head of hair and you are used to having people see you that way. Now all of a sudden you are losing your hair to the point people are noticing and you have to do something about it.
Well, what I would suggest is do what YOU WANT and feel comfortable with. The bottom line is that you have to be happy with yourself. If anyone is a true friend they will not give a crap about you cutting your hair different. If they do kick them to the curb and find a new friend.
So, as scary and big of a decision it is to shave your head, take a deep breath, relax and know it’s all good! It’s part of life and it happens to millions of men each year. You are not a lone here and having that nice shaved head look is really popular and women love it! Just take it in stages and ease into it so that you can let everyone else around you ease into it and not draw a bunch of attention to yourself.
Before you know it, you will have it almost all shaved off or a nice shinny bald look and everyone accepts it including yourself!