Not all hairlines are the same. If you’re curious about what kind on hairline you have you can begin by pulling all your hair away from your face to expose the line that separates your forehead and your hair. After drawing your hair back, you can use our guide below to determine which hairline type you have.
If you have a hairline with a pointed central part, you have a widow’s peak. The term for the central descending V-shaped point in the middle of your hairline comes from an English folklore. It was believed that this hairline indicated a woman who would outlive her husband.
M-shaped hairline is very similar to a widow’s peak. An M-shaped hairline has high and wide sides, and the central point is a bit more rounded.
A rounded hairline is just as its name implied. It is rounded, neat, and smooth.
Straight and Square
A straight and square hairline also is just as its name implies. The top line is straight, and the sides run perpendicularly down each side of your face.
Do You Have A High, Medium, or Low Hairline?
A high hairline means you have a larger forehead and your hairline starts higher up on your head. A low hairline means your hairline is closer to your eyebrows.
Your Desired Hairline
If you are not satisfied with your hairline due to hair loss or genetics, there is a solution for you. Contact Ransom/MD today. We will provide you with common sense recommendations to suit your face type and hairline. We will help you make informed decisions about your desired outcome from your hair restoration. Call Dr. Ransom at Ransom/MD today.
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Dr. Evan Ransom is an Ivy League-educated and Ivy League trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is a Double Board Certified Head and Neck Surgeon and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and fellowship-trained in facial plastic, reconstructive, and laser surgery. His practice is in the San Francisco Bay Area, serving patients from San Francisco, Oakland, Marin County, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, Walnut Creek, the East Bay, and all over Northern California.