Lifestyle Fashion and Beauty 15 Sep 2017 Bald men are perceiv ...

Bald men are perceived as more masculine, dominant, stronger and taller: study

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 15, 2017, 8:09 pm IST
Updated Sep 15, 2017, 8:09 pm IST
The study with mostly female participants showed that men with shaved heads appeared an inch taller and more powerful.
But bald men also looked four years older than their actual age (Photo: Pexel)
 But bald men also looked four years older than their actual age (Photo: Pexel)

Losing hair is a nightmare for most men across the world as a many are affected by this unavoidable effect of ageing. But while men struggle to protect or retain hair on their head, it seems going bald isn’t as bad as it seems.

A new study reveals that the bald look may actually be a great idea as it makes men look more dominant, masculine, stronger and even taller. The findings coming from people of both sexes explain the reason behind a lot of celebrities pulling off the look as they enjoy a strong following.

 

The studies which had mostly women participating found that men with shaved head were seen as more dominant and almost an inch taller. Meanwhile there was also some bad news as bald men appeared four years older than their actual age and men with shaved heads were comparatively less attractive.

Researchers said that while men spend billions every year trying to prevent or cure hair loss, they should instead go ahead and shave their head. They said this will also tackle the psychological impact associated with natural hair loss.

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