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Head Hiders: The best and worst cover-ups

Head Hiders: The best and worst cover-ups
07 September 2019
2-minute read

When the topic of keeping your hair comes into question, it can be easy to lose your cool. Naturally, you want to regain control over the issue. Here’s our breakdown of the best and worst cover-ups.


The best


Keep your hair short

Keeping your hair short is definitely the way to go. We know it can be tough to let go but shorter hairstyles look fuller and more confident. Go short, be bold and own it. 


Grow facial hair 

Growing facial hair is a way of taking ownership of your situation. It directs attention away from the hair on your head whilst also being stylish and positive. Make sure your facial hair is well-groomed – it looks more deliberate and deliberate is good. 


Find a good barber 

Our barbers are right behind us when it comes to looking after our hair, literally. Being upfront and honest with people is always the best way to go. Find yourself a good barber and tell them about your situation. The more they know, the more they can help. Trust us – it makes a massive difference. 


Style with care

In the early stages, styling is a good way of creating a fuller look. Try to keep the hair products to a minimum and always go organic. This gentler approach will encourage the health of your hair. 


The worst 



If you’re struggling to keep your hair in one area, don’t compensate by combing over from one side to another. It causes stress to that part of the hair and leads to further issues. Why else? Bobby Charlton and Donald Trump. That’s why.



Hairpieces are an age-old approach, but not one that we advise. This is mainly because we think it’s better to own the situation and take action. We recommend facing the issue head-on and being positive. Plus, hairpieces turn wind into an unnecessary problem.



This is a very popular choice for modern men with hair on their mind and we can see why. A hat looks more natural than other attempts to cover-up. However, not only is it difficult to sustain consistently wearing a hat, it’s also not the best for your hair and it reduces the oxygen supply to your scalp and roots. Safer to play the long game.


The best of the best 


Act fast 

When you’re constantly avoiding your own reflection, it’s time to act. We’ve been there and the out-of-sight-out-of-mind tactic is no good for your wellbeing. The sooner you take the first step with a complete hair treatment, the better the results will be. 


At Sons, we tailor a treatment plan that’s just for you. Take our free and fast consultation to discover a complete hair loss treatment package that works for you. We deliver discreetly to your door in a matter of days. 


Alternatively, check out our science pages to understand how it all works.

All of our blog articles are reviewed by our Medical Director before publication.