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Men - Wearing it Bald

Updated on October 11, 2009

Tyson Beckford (no hair)

Baldness sometimes happens naturally, whereby men lose their hair. However, Sometimes men intentionally shave all their hair. In this Hub, I am writing about Men who choose to go Bald.

The choice of shaving all the hair off in most cases gives a very nice look. Classic example, look at the photos of Tyson Beckford, one with hair and one bald. The bald one looks better, doesn't it?

Tyson (with hair)

I have also noticed a lot of African/American men cut their hair so the grey doesn’t show. Its shaved regularly and takes years of them.


Vin Diesel

Good points

  • It makes you look younger than your age.
  • Its easy to manage – infact what’s there to manage?
  • No one sees your grey hair if you have any.

Not so good

  • It shows and sometimes magnifies the shape of your head.
  • It's easy to catch a cold in the winter if you don't wear a hat.


Another Bald man, who chooses to shave it

Maybe you could give it a try to see if it suits you and if you don’t like it, you can always grow your hair back. See below some pictures of people who suit Shaved hairstyles. I'll let you guess who they are.


Also in this series: Men - Wearing Cornrows

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      Elena 6 years ago from London, UK

      Hi Metal head

      It's nice you can still wear your hair in a stylish way. I like Vin Diesel - He looks really cool, which means your shaved head must suit you too.

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      metal_head 6 years ago

      well i love long hair very much but im balding started ,losing my hair at age of 23 now im 25 fortunately everytime i shave my head some ppl start telling me that i look like Vin Diesel at least i dont feel uncomfortable all shaved

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      Elena 6 years ago from London, UK

      Very interesting to know Sweetie. I have to Admit, Indian men have such nice, glossy hair... :)

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      sweetie1 6 years ago from India

      Hi Lady_E,

      To me bald men espcially who shave their head are such turn off, because in Hinduism guys only shave their head when their father dies,

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      Glad you liked it Curtis.


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      Curtis Aron 7 years ago from Metro Atlanta

      It is good to see a positive article about men wearing a bald head. I think that I am headed in that direction....maybe not by choice. Great Hub.

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks Stars439 - Have a Blessed New Year.

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      stars439 7 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Awesome hub. GBY. Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year.

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      Hi Vee - from the look in your photo, it suits you.

      Thanks for stopping.

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      vee1477 7 years ago from PA

      I'm bald and I get no complaints great article.

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      alphonsians93 7 years ago from Cebu Philippines

      There are great bald actors and guys that look great when they are bald...

      This is amazing and truly a great info...for new ones!!! Keep it up man!!!

      keep it up man!

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      Elena 8 years ago from London, UK

      Hi Opinionduck

      That's an interesting comment. No wonder it suits Vin diesel. He looks a bit dark. Mmmmh....

      Thanks for stopping. :)

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      OpinionDuck 8 years ago

      Black men seem to have the best skin color and head shape for the total shaved head look.

      The lighter the skin color of white males the harsher the look. It looks so harsh on some of them, that it is liking staring into the Sun. This only my perception and not a criticism.

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      Philipo 8 years ago from Nigeria

      Lady_E - thanks for your remarks.

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      Elena 8 years ago from London, UK

      * Helloooooooo DameScribe. Yes he does look nice. He looked even nicer when he wore a leather Skirt(Kilt) for the MTV awards, some time ago. Ding Dong! Lol.

      * Hi James, glad you liked it. As you are from Africa, I'm wondering how you wear your hair. Simple afro, cornrows, baldy, braids or Rasta? I know you'll change your Avatar one day and I'll find out, :)

      * Thanks for sharing Philipo - I should link it in my page, but HP might have already done that.

      The Bald look does suit some people and it suits you too. :)

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      Philipo 8 years ago from Nigeria

      This is a nice one. Indeed,there is joy in being bald. See my hub on

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      Elena 8 years ago from London, UK

      * Hello Nancy, from reading all your comments to the variety of my Hubs, you look at the inside of people. Kind hearted lady :)

      * You are right Bingskee, not all men can wear it, due to the shape of their heads. :)

      * True J Dove-Miller. Nice to hear from you. :)

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      James Agbogun 8 years ago

      Shaving of hair in men usually unveil some hidden facial features. But it depends on the shape of the head. Great pics, Nice hub!

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      Dame Scribe 8 years ago from Canada

      Vin Diesel looks great too, lol. Great Hub!

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      jdove-miller 8 years ago

      Ever since Michael Jordon started shaving his head, bald has become an accepted style. I'm glad that happened because it took away a former self-esteem issue for men.

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      bingskee 8 years ago from Quezon City, Philippines

      baldness suits heads with nice shapes. hubby sports it. and it is really very easy to manage. not all men can have it though. must be the shape of the face and the head.

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      Nancy's Niche 8 years ago

      Both my son and son-in-law shave their heads bald. Each has a beautiful head of hair so I have to wonder why. Either way, they are still handsome…

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      Elena 8 years ago from London, UK

      Hi Laura, thanks for your comments. I'm really enjoying that Poem we've got going on in Forums. Cheers. :)

      Hi Andromida, thanks for your comments. Baldness does suit some people. :)

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      Elena 8 years ago from London, UK

      Hi Pete, I don't think you'll ever lose your hair - going by your pic. Lol. Thanks for your comments. I edited the Hub and added the possibility of catching a cold in the Winter. I'm glad you stopped by. Thanks. :)

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      syras mamun 8 years ago

      Baldness make someone look good when many spend lots of money preventing hair loss. Tyson Beckford looking great without hair.One thing is true the being bald regularly and trying to prevent hair loss are very expensive.

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      Laura du Toit 8 years ago from South Africa

      I must admit it is much better than the long hair craze of years ago.

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      Pete Maida 8 years ago

      Being bald is a personal decision. If I lose my hair it won't bother me. Another problem with it is that we lose a lot of warmth through our heads in cold weather. Hats would be necessary.