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#1

Low hairlines are always more appealing and sexier =) Glad I found this Question and Answer article by respected Dr rassman and want to post it here.

Low Hairlines of Celebrities
October 4 2006, 1:32 pm PT | Posted in: Hairlines

Why do movie star’s like Ben Affleck have such low, obtrusive hairlines? I found this site all about balding movie stars. Moviestar.nu

I think that some of these celebrities wore wigs for certain movie roles (probably the makeup artists did them for the character they had to play), and the site is confusing hairpieces in movies and hairpieces in real life. Your thoughts?

What you see is often an illusion that is created by the actor (or even their stylists) through hair pieces, make up, or even good hair transplants. Taking what I had said about John Travolta or Matthew McConaughey in the past, it is evident that these men would not be the sex idols that they have become if their hairlines rode high on their face. Actually, I don’t know if Mr. Travolta is still a sex idol, but he certainly was considered one in the past.

There are actors that transcend this low hairline sexy paradigm, such as Paul Newman (see photo at right), but they developed their careers and their sexy images when their hairlines were low and they were able to establish their sexy image without fighting hairline recession. Unfortunately, our society is superficial and it is easier to project the correct first impression from the frontal look. So sexy is the childhood frontal hairline in a man with a lean face and body. It takes just a second for most people to know if a man looks sexy, and that look is always associated with a youthful childlike hairline in a young maturing body.

Many times, I have had the opportunity to put back the youthful hairlines on male models or soap opera stars who started to lose their youthful hairline and develop a mature (non-balding) hairline. For them, the youthful hairline is job security. They do not want, nor can they tolerate the normal mature hairline, which still looks good. However, our society tells us that the sexy man image is the young man’s look. I am sorry to say that these young men with their youthful hairlines are like young meat for the females who fantasize on their ability to lure such men into their bedrooms.

By: Dr Rasman


#2

I would agree with this 100%. I noticed a difference in the way woman interacted with me once my hairline started to thin out. Peoples eyes drifting up towards my hairline instead of looking me in the face during conversation.

I was a good looking guy before my hairloss, never had a problem getting dates etc… Once my hairline thinned out and my temples were shot I noticed alot less woman being attracted to me. It was a huge hit to my self esteem.

Once my hairline was rebuilt by Dr. Armani and the result was in all of that changed. My dating life took off again. The admiring glances from a girl across the room came back. Girls flirting with me at parties, it all returned once my hairline beautifuly framed my face again. And with that my self esteem and confidence came back, everything just fell back in to place.

We are lucky we live in a generation where hair transplant doctors, atleast the very top ones, can recreate a hairline and temple closure that frames the face as natural looking as if you had never thinned out to begin with. Past generations never had this option.


#3

I couldnt agree with this more. When it was noticeable that i was balding, my loved ones tried to console me by saying "women see balding men as more virile, masculine and sexy. in some cases this is true, but for most its not. My date life took off almost immediately when my results from my HT fully arrived. It is one the sad realities of our culture that men with hair are more attractive, but it is one that we must live with. I quietly thank my transplant doctor every day for giving me back my youth.

» I would agree with this 100%. I noticed a difference in the way woman
» interacted with me once my hairline started to thin out. Peoples eyes
» drifting up towards my hairline instead of looking me in the face during
» conversation.
»
» I was a good looking guy before my hairloss, never had a problem getting
» dates etc… Once my hairline thinned out and my temples were shot I
» noticed alot less woman being attracted to me. It was a huge hit to my self
» esteem.
»
» Once my hairline was rebuilt by Dr. Armani and the result was in all of
» that changed. My dating life took off again. The admiring glances from a
» girl across the room came back. Girls flirting with me at parties, it all
» returned once my hairline beautifuly framed my face again. And with that my
» self esteem and confidence came back, everything just fell back in to
» place.
»
» We are lucky we live in a generation where hair transplant doctors,
» atleast the very top ones, can recreate a hairline and temple closure that
» frames the face as natural looking as if you had never thinned out to begin
» with. Past generations never had this option.


#4

» » I would agree with this 100%. I noticed a difference in the way woman
» » interacted with me once my hairline started to thin out. Peoples eyes
» » drifting up towards my hairline instead of looking me in the face
» during
» » conversation.
» »
» » I was a good looking guy before my hairloss, never had a problem
» getting
» » dates etc… Once my hairline thinned out and my temples were shot I
» » noticed alot less woman being attracted to me. It was a huge hit to my
» self
» » esteem.
» »
» » Once my hairline was rebuilt by Dr. Armani and the result was in all of
» » that changed. My dating life took off again. The admiring glances from
» a
» » girl across the room came back. Girls flirting with me at parties, it
» all
» » returned once my hairline beautifuly framed my face again. And with that
» my
» » self esteem and confidence came back, everything just fell back in to
» » place.
» »
» » We are lucky we live in a generation where hair transplant doctors,
» » atleast the very top ones, can recreate a hairline and temple closure
» that
» » frames the face as natural looking as if you had never thinned out to
» begin
» » with. Past generations never had this option.

Well i think you didnt let your self time to adjust to your new reality thats why you saw everything all doom and gloom and propably thought you would never get laid again if you didnt have a nw1 hairline. I dont blame you though these boards are full of people like you. I understand you actually and i know because i ve been there and now that times only bring embarrassment to my current persona and the way i have evolved as a person through the years.I cannot believe i was so down by this thing. I dont even want to remember these times and the way i let myself drown in despair

I am glad though that i was sensible enough not to go into rushed decisions and build a thick hairline when i was younger and had more hair.You see propecia at one point brought sideeffects and i had to stop it and now this hairline would look ridiculous in my bald head. and the funny thing is that i know that i could live somehow with these sides especially if i i had a transplant and knew that i was doomed in staying the course. Viagra could always help lol. But that would be less than the life i am enjoying now i would be pretty on the outside a reck on the inside…

The reality of doing something about hairloss and winning back your self esteem is far more difficult than going into a doctor and regaining a nw1 hairline. Freedom from this thing at a young age has a lot to do with never have to deal with thin hair again…on a strange way when you are young and it hits you this thing is a fight you must loose in order to win…and this works on many levels i could go in depth regarding this but i will just talk on the point at had…if your hairloss is not established and the final pattern revealed there are many risks in creating this so called overpacked sexy low hairlines, if you bring your ally in the fight propecia and it fails you one day you are left alone outnumbered because you used most of your troops in the hairline, if your growth from the transplant needs touch ups then your general doctor leadto you to a wrong strategy and you just lost the first and most important battle and you have to fight on scar tissue ground

Having transplants, taking drugs forever, going into the transplant chair and then waiting 12 to 18 months very time its one approach but its not the paradise that some reps or overjealous patients try to paint it like. Unfortunately it doesnt lead to all the women loving us and not having to deal with hairloss never again as persons with no MPB can. It has drawbacks and compromises that many do not talk about…or worst…they dont even realize!

I agree though that we are lucky that hair transplant look more natural than before. thank god because they really looked like someone sinned on someone


#5

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m a firm believer that the 20’s and 30’s are more important in terms of physical appearance. If you could choose to look your best would it be in your 20’s and 30’s? or would it be in your 50’s 60’s 70’s? We don’t even know if we’re going to live that long. At an older age woman look more about your financial stability and your inner beauty. But early stages it’s mostly about ure looks. A youthful hairline frames the face. This is my opinion so none of you can say I’m wrong, but you can have your opposing opinion which I’d respect. To each his own, and it’s all about making yourself happy.

» I couldnt agree with this more. When it was noticeable that i was balding,
» my loved ones tried to console me by saying "women see balding men as more
» virile, masculine and sexy. in some cases this is true, but for most its
» not. My date life took off almost immediately when my results from my HT
» fully arrived. It is one the sad realities of our culture that men with
» hair are more attractive, but it is one that we must live with. I quietly
» thank my transplant doctor every day for giving me back my youth.
»
»
» » I would agree with this 100%. I noticed a difference in the way woman
» » interacted with me once my hairline started to thin out. Peoples eyes
» » drifting up towards my hairline instead of looking me in the face
» during
» » conversation.
» »
» » I was a good looking guy before my hairloss, never had a problem
» getting
» » dates etc… Once my hairline thinned out and my temples were shot I
» » noticed alot less woman being attracted to me. It was a huge hit to my
» self
» » esteem.
» »
» » Once my hairline was rebuilt by Dr. Armani and the result was in all of
» » that changed. My dating life took off again. The admiring glances from
» a
» » girl across the room came back. Girls flirting with me at parties, it
» all
» » returned once my hairline beautifuly framed my face again. And with that
» my
» » self esteem and confidence came back, everything just fell back in to
» » place.
» »
» » We are lucky we live in a generation where hair transplant doctors,
» » atleast the very top ones, can recreate a hairline and temple closure
» that
» » frames the face as natural looking as if you had never thinned out to
» begin
» » with. Past generations never had this option.


#6

» I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m a firm believer that the 20’s and
» 30’s are more important in terms of physical appearance. If you could
» choose to look your best would it be in your 20’s and 30’s? or would it be
» in your 50’s 60’s 70’s? We don’t even know if we’re going to live that
» long. At an older age woman look more about your financial stability and
» your inner beauty. But early stages it’s mostly about ure looks. A youthful
» hairline frames the face. This is my opinion so none of you can say I’m
» wrong, but you can have your opposing opinion which I’d respect. To each
» his own, and it’s all about making yourself happy.

Ofcourse its your opinion ofcourse people should be happy but how exactly do you think MPB works?

You have a transplant when you are 20-30 lets say 25. You build a thick hairline when your hairloss is minimal and you can support the nw 1 hairline, (because brother its not only the hairline… if your midscalp is thin and your crown bald things dont look so perfect because you have a thick hairline ad nice temple closure)… and then everything stops? for the next 30 years hairloss doesnt progress, propecia works flaawlessly and then when you are 60 boom everything falls of…you look suddenly like a freak but who cares you are old???

flawed logic and it just shows that you leave your despair to find ways to justify your needs… like so many others like you


#7

Greek you bring up a great point. I did not go into Dr. Armani’s office and say “Please give me a great hairline with full temple closure that will wow my friends but who cares about the rest of my head” We discussed all areas of my scalp, the density we would achieve, my future hairloss and my donor area including how many grafts I had. We planned it out over 2 procedures to give me full coverage. I have had grafts from front to back and I still have grafts left in my donor to address any future loss if needed.

With the advancement of FUE and even BHT I think most with proper planning have enough donor for a real nice hairline and coverage over the entire scalp with density tapering off towards the crown.


#8

so many others like me? no need for insults. dont blame me if ure a self-hating bum. Nobody’s here justifing anything other than expressing their opinions. if you have a problem with the way I want my hair then “brother” ure jackin the wrong guy off.

» » I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m a firm believer that the 20’s
» and
» » 30’s are more important in terms of physical appearance. If you could
» » choose to look your best would it be in your 20’s and 30’s? or would it
» be
» » in your 50’s 60’s 70’s? We don’t even know if we’re going to live that
» » long. At an older age woman look more about your financial stability
» and
» » your inner beauty. But early stages it’s mostly about ure looks. A
» youthful
» » hairline frames the face. This is my opinion so none of you can say I’m
» » wrong, but you can have your opposing opinion which I’d respect. To
» each
» » his own, and it’s all about making yourself happy.
»
»
» Ofcourse its your opinion ofcourse people should be happy but how exactly
» do you think MPB works?
»
» You have a transplant when you are 20-30 lets say 25. You build a thick
» hairline when your hairloss is minimal and you can support the nw 1
» hairline, (because brother its not only the hairline… if your midscalp is
» thin and your crown bald things dont look so perfect because you have a
» thick hairline ad nice temple closure)… and then everything stops? for
» the next 30 years hairloss doesnt progress, propecia works flaawlessly and
» then when you are 60 boom everything falls of…you look suddenly like a
» freak but who cares you are old???
»
» flawed logic and it just shows that you leave your despair to find ways to
» justify your needs… like so many others like you


#9

» With the advancement of FUE and even BHT I think most with proper
» planning have enough donor for a real nice hairline and coverage over the
» entire scalp with density tapering off towards the crown.

I havent seen any advancement in FUE lately, what advancement do you mean?How many grafts you can take in a day?Because that doesnt change the total grafts a a guy has available in the donor for the future. I dont know if you mean overharvesting the donor but that is not an advancement.

And seriously now…did you just said BHT. Is your clinics strategy based on advancements in FUE and BHT when you say that a guy can have a sexy low hairline coverage over the entire scalp and density tappering off towards the crown in case his hairloss progresses,or this is just your view?

BHT should be a last resort for me these hair look weird and its a hit or miss approach!


#10

» so many others like me? no need for insults. dont blame me if ure a
» self-hating bum. Nobody’s here justifing anything other than expressing
» their opinions. if you have a problem with the way I want my hair then
» “brother” ure jackin the wrong guy off.

I obviously didnt insult you, many “others like you” dont think of the future and how progressively it unfolds, they think that the only thing that is important is now.

I think you know i didnt insult you but you just try to create a fight. .I have no interest in your hair and what you do with them i just comment on your way of thinking and why i believe it is flawed.

On the other hand you called me selfhating,a bum amd you act like a forum bully.Whatever… i could answer back in the same tone… but i enjoy this thread and i wont let you ruin it :slight_smile:


#11

Greek, my point was this, with propper planning a nw 4-5 can have a naturaly placed hairline with temple closure and still have plenty to cover the rest of the scalp. I have had 6,400 grafts to rebuild my hairline all the way back to my crown. And I still have over 2,500 grafts left in my donor area IF I ever needed another procedure. Rather it be to thicken up zone 3 or fill in any areas where my existing hairs thinned out.

I really doubt this will ever be needed as I have had grafts placed all over my head, but it’s there if I need them.


#12

There’s a difference between having an “intact full hairline” and having a “teenage hairline.”

Let’s take a NW#2 hairline. (And I mean a NW#2.0, not something more like a NW#2.5 hairline. And I mean a 100% density 2.0 without the temples half gone in a larger pattern already.)

Now, this hairline is NOT gonna cost you women in 90% of the cases. It’s just not. Females look better younger, but that preference generally does not go the other way too. There’s no great advantage in a guy looking 19 instead of 26, and that’s mainly what a NW#2-to-1 transplant does.

There aren’t any hard & fast rules about what looks best on everyone, but IMHO a lot of these NW#2-to-1 transplants are really not necessary. Even just a NW#1.5 would look every bit as good as a 1.0 on a lot of guys. (It would not look as young as a 1.0, that’s true. But my whole point is that it’s a mistake to assume that looking THAT young is always such an automatic advantage.)


#13

Norwood 3, 4, 5, 6, …. Most patients can achieve high density front, low density crown. A great hairline and a thinning crown with roughly 7,500 grafts. Now a NW 2 or 3 would not need nearly this many grafts but we are talking worst case scenario.

As an example:

  • Zone 1: 2000
  • Zone 2: 1000
  • Zone 3: 2000
  • Zone 4: 2560

A total of 7,560 grafts. Very similar to what I have had done.


#14

» Greek, my point was this, with propper planning a nw 4-5 can have a
» naturaly placed hairline with temple closure and still have plenty to cover
» the rest of the scalp. I have had 6,400 grafts to rebuild my hairline all
» the way back to my crown. And I still have over 2,500 grafts left in my
» donor area
IF I ever needed another procedure. Rather it be to
» thicken up zone 3 or fill in any areas where my existing hairs thinned out.
»
»
» I really doubt this will ever be needed as I have had grafts placed all
» over my head, but it’s there if I need them.

All talk…no proof. Sorry Pats but more and more people here are catching on. I think you are hurting Armani’s rep by all this smoke and mirrors.


#15

» Low hairlines are always more appealing and sexier =) Glad I found this
» Question and Answer article by respected Dr rassman and want to post it
» here.
»
» Low Hairlines of Celebrities
» October 4 2006, 1:32 pm PT | Posted in: Hairlines
»
» Why do movie star’s like Ben Affleck have such low, obtrusive
» hairlines? I found this site all about balding movie stars. Moviestar.nu
»
» I think that some of these celebrities wore wigs for certain movie roles
» (probably the makeup artists did them for the character they had to play),
» and the site is confusing hairpieces in movies and hairpieces in real life.
» Your thoughts?

»
» What you see is often an illusion that is created by the actor (or even
» their stylists) through hair pieces, make up, or even good hair
» transplants. Taking what I had said about John Travolta or Matthew
» McConaughey in the past, it is evident that these men would not be the sex
» idols that they have become if their hairlines rode high on their face.
» Actually, I don’t know if Mr. Travolta is still a sex idol, but he
» certainly was considered one in the past.
»
» There are actors that transcend this low hairline sexy paradigm, such as
» Paul Newman (see photo at right), but they developed their careers and
» their sexy images when their hairlines were low and they were able to
» establish their sexy image without fighting hairline recession.
» Unfortunately, our society is superficial and it is easier to project the
» correct first impression from the frontal look. So sexy is the childhood
» frontal hairline in a man with a lean face and body. It takes just a second
» for most people to know if a man looks sexy, and that look is always
» associated with a youthful childlike hairline in a young maturing body.
»
» Many times, I have had the opportunity to put back the youthful hairlines
» on male models or soap opera stars who started to lose their youthful
» hairline and develop a mature (non-balding) hairline. For them, the
» youthful hairline is job security. They do not want, nor can they tolerate
» the normal mature hairline, which still looks good. However, our society
» tells us that the sexy man image is the young man’s look. I am sorry to say
» that these young men with their youthful hairlines are like young meat for
» the females who fantasize on their ability to lure such men into their
» bedrooms.
»
» By: Dr Rasman
I do not agree. People respect confidence. Hairloss for men is scapegoat for lost confidence. Hair transplants only mask this problem. Deeper problem still exist.

» Norwood 3, 4, 5, 6, …. Most patients can achieve high density front, low
» density crown. A great hairline and a thinning crown with roughly 7,500
» grafts. Now a NW 2 or 3 would not need nearly this many grafts but we are
» talking worst case scenario.
»
» As an example:
»
» - Zone 1: 2000
» - Zone 2: 1000
» - Zone 3: 2000
» - Zone 4: 2560
»
» A total of 7,560 grafts. Very similar to what I have had done.

Thank you for your generic cut and paste to a very individual condition.


#16

»
» Thank you for your generic cut and paste to a very individual condition.

Of course every case is individual, I mapped out one example. To say anyone who has hairline with temple closure is going to be sorry because they won’t have enough grafts to cover the rest of their head is just way off base. As I mapped out most have more then enough donor for full coverage.


#17

This is an excellent thread.I think many feel like you need to try and maintain that ‘receeded look’ to look normal. I personally couldnt accept that philosphy for myself.

The closed temples and ‘low hairline’ does absolute wonders . Personally that is actually what was the final ‘closure’ during my restoration work with Dr Umar that turned the worry of hair loss off for me. When I left my Sept 2007 procedure my ‘temple closure/hairline lowering’ was as if a light switch turned on my peace of mind and confidence. Its hard to explain in how significant and powerful that really is.

There is just something about the halrline framing the face and taking about that ‘look of hair loss’ that brings it all together. Such a great feeling and also nice to look at!

17,000 body hair grafts + 2000 scalp hair by Dr Umar


#18

I couldn’t agree with you anymore. The hairline frames the entire face making everything look more “proportioned”. it not only does WONDERS to one’s appearance, but it does wonders to the self-confidence as well.

It’s all about the hairline design and temple closures.

» This is an excellent thread.I think many feel like you need to try and
» maintain that ‘receeded look’ to look normal. I personally couldnt accept
» that philosphy for myself.
»
» The closed temples and ‘low hairline’ does absolute wonders . Personally
» that is actually what was the final ‘closure’ during my restoration work
» with Dr Umar that turned the worry of hair loss off for me. When I left my
» Sept 2007 procedure my ‘temple closure/hairline lowering’ was as if a
» light switch turned on my peace of mind and confidence. Its hard to explain
» in how significant and powerful that really is.
»
» There is just something about the halrline framing the face and taking
» about that ‘look of hair loss’ that brings it all together. Such a great
» feeling and also nice to look at!
»
» 17,000 body hair grafts + 2000 scalp hair by Dr Umar


#19

Interesting thread, I think all it boils down to is 1) money and 2) donor density, if you have enough of both, then go for it, more power to you.


#20

I do not agree. People respect confidence. Hairloss for men is scapegoat for lost confidence. Hair transplants only mask this problem. Deeper problem still exist.

I don’t give a sh*t whether hair loss should or should not have an impact on my life. The bottom line is that it does have one, and it will go right on having that impact regardless of whether I decide to “let it” or not.

Does confidence matter? Of course it does. It matters a lot.

But so does money.
And sense of humor.
And social class.
And a good body.
And, dare I say it . . . good hair.