Experts usually consider a female hairline “normal” if it forms an upside down U and is located approximately 2 inches (5 cm) to 2.4 inches (6 cm) above the eyebrows. Even so, many women fall short of this ideal in one way or another.
Is my hairline receding or just high?
The hairline is only about one to 1.5 inches above your highest wrinkle. This is typically as far as a mature hairline will recede. If your hairline is about the width of your finger above the top wrinkle, you probably have a mature hairline. If it’s receding onto your scalp, it may mean balding.
What is a natural hairline?
Hairlines Have No Pattern
From a distance, a hairline may look uniform, but up close, you’ll find hairs along the hairline and scalp are quite random. Some hairs grow in bunches whiles others are more sparse. So a hairline must have that random, irregular interval of hair growth along the hairline to look “normal.”
Are hairlines perfectly straight?
More often than not, hairlines are not perfectly straight. There are many different types of hairlines, and most have ‘flaws’, small bald spots or other imperfections. A widow’s peak is a good example of this – it is where the hairline recedes at the sides of the head but comes forward naturally in the middle.
How can I fix my hairline?
- The most common over-the-counter medication for a receding hairline is called minidoxil (Rogaine). …
- Finasteride (Propecia) is a prescription medication that lowers the hormone levels that can cause your hairline to recede. …
- The active ingredient in these shampoos is ketoconazole.