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Do Women Find Bald Men Attractive?

Do Women Find Bald Men Attractive

A man, who is thinking of going bald, generally starts to take into account some principal factors such as “what do they say about bald men” or women’s attitude towards the fact of a man being bald: whether they like a man with a bald head or not, are bald men as attractive for them as those with a head full of hair and what generally do they think of bald men. To answer all the presumably questions which might have occurred, we have written this article based on the answers of hundreds of women surveyed.

After reading the article you will find answers to the following questions:

Chart showing the most commonly asked questions about womens attitude towards bald men



Before representing the results of the survey, let’s first talk about the reasons of losing hair and a man’s feelings when this happens.


What are the reasons for losing hair?

More than half of men 50 or older have signs of hair loss. It reaches 4 out of 5 men by age 70. What is more, men younger than 50 tend to lose hair even more than before? The reasons for hair loss are different and individual. However, we have mentioned some major reasons for hair loss:


Chart showing the main reasons for hair loss


What a balding man feels like?

Have you ever been obliged to do anything which you didn’t actually want to, moreover were you unsure whether it would be good for you or not? If so, you may probably understand a man who is losing hair and is to shave his head.

When men notice their hair starting to thin or recede, they are often very self-conscious. This is because they think they are losing attractiveness and are beginning to show signs of older age. Thus, a balding man is trying to find any solution, which, in many cases, is shaving his head.

A man who is going bald is more likely uncertain about it. He evaluates all the pros and cons of being bald, looks for the best way to shave his head and then only makes the decision, after which either they find it was worthy to do or they are thinking of growing their hair back.

Whether you will look good with a shaved head or not mostly depends on you: if you will turn up your look with a beard, or whether you will work hard on your body and all the other features which will add attractiveness to your look.  

It is just important to find the right solution in this situation, which is presented in the continuation of the article based on women's advice.


What is women’s attitude towards bald or shaved headed men or do women like bald men?

Hundreds of women of different ages and habits have been surveyed to find out the answers to those very popular questions. You might now be thinking most women gave negative answers? Don’t hurry up to close this article, but read further, as there are lots of surprising and cheerful facts for you!

The overwhelming majority of women asked gave positive answers:

Circle Chart showing the percantage of positive and negative answers of women about bald men

Now let’s make out what do they say about bald guys:



“What do women think of bald or shaved-head men?”

Women mostly approved the telling thing is not the hair on the head but who a man overall is. Some women even mentioned they see baldness as an appearance of honesty and a form of nakedness, and this makes it much easier to trust a man.

  Another group of women finds hair loss a secondary and non-significant factor. Moreover, they pay much more attention to a man’s humor or other humane characteristics such as intelligence, sociability, confidence, and others rather than the hair on the head. A reasonable woman will never choose his man with only his facial appearance. And even if so, they do not deserve you!

  Not a woman but more than dozens said, quite often the face and the head shape of a man is something which looks perfect with a bald head. Usually, by saying this, women mention Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson and others such as a great example of which.

  Another quite pleasant thing for bald men - women appreciate when men shave their head rather than trying to camouflage their hair loss. It is seen as a self-confident act which makes them adore a man more and more. Moreover, women say what matters isn't hair, but confidence: in that case hair or lack of hair does not matter that much. Women like it when men take care of themselves, as a sleek and well-groomed look is always appreciable․


  Let’s have a look at what did women say. Users from Quora and Reddit:

According to all the information my adolescent brain had available, the baldest man I knew was, for reasons completely unrelated and peripheral, the most compelling example of manhood EVER.

If you are good with it.. confident..hot enough and at the end of the day INTELLECTUAL. You being bald won't matter. be confident and carry it smartly.

Women respect and appreciate men for who they are and not for how they look. And if someone says, looks are everything, that's just matter, I can't advocate for other women, but personally, I'd much rather prefer a bald man with a firebrand attitude as compared to a man with amazingly long locks.

When did hair become criteria for judging a man? There are several other things to worry about.. ;) As long as the man likes his style and carries it off well, how does it matter if he is bald or sports a Mohawk?! What makes you hot and likable is your personality, not just your hairstyle..


“Do women find bald men attractive?”

Don't assume that your baldness is the cause behind all rejection that you experience. A vast majority of women who were asked confirmed that actually, not the hair loss is what matters but who a man overall is, and that is what makes a man attractive. Man’s attitude towards his own look, the way he sees himself and the way thinks of his look directly affects the women’s attitude. More often, women look at other aspects of the man's character and personality besides his lack of hair and respond accordingly. They do not just go for looks, but more personality, mannerisms, and overall attractiveness of a person. A man is attractive in his style, manners, posture, charisma, humor, etc. 

As we all know,  women generally are attracted to the following characteristics of men, roughly in  the following proportions:

Physical: look, appearance, symmetry: 20%

Material: wealth, taste, capabilities: 40%

Social: attractiveness to other women, confidence, leadership: 40%


Circle Chart showing a group of men's characteristics women are normally fond of

The least attractive thing is being ashamed of it or trying to hide it. The only times when thinning is ugly, is when it's paired with an incongruous haircut, eg bald on top, then long hair at the sides.

But bald all over, or really close-cropped, can be really hot, depending on whether you have a nicely-shaped head. If you do have a nicely-shaped head, go bald. If not, then keep your hair short, but perhaps strategically cut it shorter in some areas than others.

Well, in my opinion, some look better without hair and some don't. Some look pretty badass but it's not the being bald that's the main reason for that, it just contributes to the look. To me, hair or the lack of it isn't a deciding factor if I find a man attractive.

All that matters is the inner beauty and the inner personality of a person if anyone fails to appreciate that you'll only lead to dissatisfaction later on. I agree the first thing anyone observes about a person is the physical appearance. But there's a lot more to learn and appreciate about another person rather than his/her physical beauty.

He can always consult a good dermatologist and regain his lost hair. If that's the main concern for you.

My advice is just meet him get to know him if your personality matches with him voila you've got yourself a perfect match.

I'm not sure why, but some peoples' head shapes and facial features just look good without hair - just as people may look better or worse with different hairstyles.

I find guys that are losing hair, who just doesn’t care and shave everything off shows a lot of confidence and I personally find that attractive.

Some guys may have nice hair, but has a weak jaw, overweight, or with terrible posture, etc… then that thick hair won’t do much for him.

“Do women mind dating with a bald man?”

The vast preponderance of women answering this question mentioned being bald is not an obstacle to date. However, as the external appearance is also very important, especially for the first meeting, women recommended men to complete their look with some beard to look even better.

 Users from Reddit and Quora:

I am willing to date any man who understands my career priorities, my responsibility towards my family is loyal and intelligent. With or without hair.

I'm already dating someone who makes me burst out laughing on my phone in crosswalks. If he were bald, though, I'd still date with him.

Yep, some women hate it and won't even consider dating a man with thinning hair or who is completely bald. These women are shallow idiots, who think the admiration of their friends of their boyfriend is very important. I'm not some really deep person who only looks at inner beauty ... I like outer beauty, but if he has less hair on his head than others, well there are bigger issues and I've certainly dated my fair share of the follically challenged. I believe most women are like me on this one.

Yes, I have dated both bald men and men with hair, and I have no preference at all. This question is very subjective and it will vary from woman to woman.

But my most recent date was with a guy w/out hair and the only drawback is that they're always ready to go- it takes them no time to get ready so they will likely be waiting for you more often. But that's the only drawback in my opinion. :)


“Would women marry a bald man?”

Marriage is not a game and is believed to be one of the most important decisions in our lives. But everyone has comprised something in their marriage as not a thing is perfect in this world.

 Most women will marry a man without even thinking whether he is bald or not and there will be some, for whom being bald may be an obstacle to marrying. But one thing is true, not a loving women will leave his beloved one for he is losing hair. However, we are here not to judge women but to discuss what did they say.

Users from Quora:

I don’t know if you could call me a ‘beautiful’ girl, but yes I’d marry a bald man, no doubt. Bald men are hot unless they’re fat.

I don’t really know whether girls, in general, would like to marry a bald man or not; because I cannot say for everyone and I also do not happen to be some poll-conducting agency but I’ve seen a lot of girls getting married to bald men for real.

I'm a woman, not a girl.. and I will answer from a woman's perspective. I am not averse to bald guys. It is the confidence with which a man holds himself that attracts a woman. It doesn't matter if you are tall or short, of athletic build or overweight, bald or having a full head of hair… Hold yourself with confidence and attitude. It's enough .. I know it sounds like a generic answer but it is the truth. I have seen guys that have no good looks, but with a Twinkle of their eye, mesmerizing a crowd full of women. It is all about confidence. And as to marrying one, why not? It is not something a woman would mind.


“What would women advise a man who is losing hair and is going bald?”

It is especially men, who are thrilled from the fact of losing hair and getting bald. But what if you yourselves start looking at it from another point of view? Did you know that the majority of women prove the way they see and treat a bald man directly depends on the men’s attitude and his further behavior? If you are self-confident enough and like your own appearance, women will look at your baldness as an advantage. Moreover, women love your overall appearance, your character and you as a human being.

Most women recommended men to be proud of being bald, but, also back it up with a nice beard and a good physique.

Women find this is a very good way to emphasize the manly and tough side of a man and create an extremely attractive and charming look. The statistics showed, that pictures of bald men with a beard were rated by women 6 % more confident, 10 % more masculine, 13 % more dominant, about an inch taller and 13 % stronger than the pictures of men with a head full of hair.

Bar chart of comparison between men with full of hair and shaved head

Users from Quora:

You just have to be smarter about it.  You absolutely MUST be self-confident and you must feel good about yourself (which can be hard when you hear bald jokes all the time).  Stay in shape, too! If you allow your baldness to fuel your insecurity, you will create a vicious cycle that will be hard to break. BE CONFIDENT.  BE BOLD. LOVE WHO YOU ARE.

Work on accepting and being whole with yourself, just the way you are.


In the end, I would like to give my piece of advice to all men who are losing hair. As a woman, I can confirm not a woman falls in love with only the facial appearance of a man. The thing that matters is a man’s character and who overall he is.  You just need to be confident and not to be insecure because of baldness. Do not concentrate on the fact of losing hair and if you truly believe baldness to be a charming feature that you own, people will usually see you as the person you believe yourself in. Just be yourself, the person who sees your inner light and beauty will never mind you have no hair. Good luck!


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