Should I shave my head if I am showing early signs of balding? Should I shave my head if I have already been balding for a few years?
These are questions we often get asked by readers of our blog!
Every single guy that is experiencing any sort of hair loss will start asking themselves this question at some point.
We get it.
And in this article I would like to try and answer this question for you, and also give you the motivation to maybe take the massive plunge and get you to also shave your balding head!
We have written quite a lot of content focussing on anything to do with baldness, and how one can deal with it in the best way.
From knowing when one should shave their head, to learning how to look after a completely bald head, we cover it all here at The Bald Brothers.
But today’s post is all about answering the question of whether or not you should shave your head right now.
And I am going to try and convince you that your time might be now.
I will also show you a bunch of members who have taken the plunge, how they looked before and how they look now.
Keep scrolling to see more!
Should I Shave My Head? 5 Reasons Why You Should!
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You may be asking yourself this question quite often – “Should I shave my head?”.
I get it.
It’s a question I asked myself a million times before grabbing the razor, shaving cream and just decided that enough is enough!
So if you are looking for a few awesome reasons to shave your head, then below are 5 of them.
1. It’s Over
It’s all over.
No one can say anything anymore, and you cannot worry about losing your hair again.
And you know why?
Because it’s all gone!
This is probably the biggest reason every balding guy should shave their heads. You literally take the problem and get rid of it.
And the end result?
Well, you’ll feel a whole lot better about yourself.
And the days of trying to hide your baldness are completely behind you!
2. You Can Re Brand Yourself Quicker
New look, new you!
When you decide to take the plunge and shave your head, you immediately sport a new look.
This isn’t a bad thing.
Actually, it can be a good thing.
Within weeks, friends and family members will completely forget that you even used to have hair, and your new look will be the norm!
Change is a good thing, so embrace it 100%.
3. The Longer You Wait, The Harder It Gets
Trust me, this is so true.
The more you focus and obsess about how you would look without hair, or if it might just grow back eventually, the more damage it does to your mind!
With the waiting, you start to talk yourself out of shaving your head.
I did this for years, and ended up shaving my head anyways.
Only thing is I went the long, scenic route which was quite difficult!
Knowing what I know now, I wish I had shaved it off sooner.
4. People Won’t Comment On Your Balding Again
When you decide to get rid of your balding hair 100%, then friends and family members won’t comment on the fact that you are showing signs of balding ever again.
Because you aren’t balding anymore!
You are now a guy who has embraced his baldness and shaved it all off completely.
For many guys, this is huge.
I know many of you take it really personally when people always make remarks about your hair loss.
And why shouldn’t you?
It’s your looks.
I get it.
But when you grab the razor and shave it off, you literally take back all control and you really own the look.
Most people tend to respect you more after you shave your head.
5. Money & Time Saved
Think about all the time you spend thinking, worrying and stressing about your hair loss.
This can really drain you emotionally.
If you have been asking yourself the question of “should I shave my head?” on a regular basis, then taking the plunge will free up a lot of mental space.
On top of the time saved, you can also stop spending money on hair regrowth products!
We know there are a ton of shampoos and other products out there that claim to help your hair grow back.
Unfortunately, this is rarely the case.
Some Inspiration To Shave Your Head
Now over the past few months we have been getting quite a few before and after shots from many readers who have been sharing their balding journey with us.
We often share a few of these on our Instagram account.
And we do find that these stories serve as a good motivator to people who are still on the fence about embracing the whole baldness thing.
Below I have put together a few of the guys who have been featured on our page.
These before and after shots provide really good inspiration and motivation for every guy experiencing hair loss.
One thing we always notice with these before and after shots is just how much younger, better and healthier the guys look once they have shaved their heads!
For me, there’s nothing worse than when you are clearly showing that you are balding, yet you still hang onto what you have left.
I don’t know about you, but I think every one of these guys looks a lot better now than before!
What do you think of these before and after shots?
Do let us know!
The one common thing we always hear from every single bald guy who shares his story with us is that they wish they shaved their heads earlier.
It’s not easy to just decide to shave your head right away. I get that.
And my brother actually talks about exactly that in this post.
But it definitely is one thing we all wish we did sooner.
When to shave your head if you are experiencing male pattern baldness is completely up to you.
We can give you advice, tips and encouragement, but at the end of the day it’s your hair and your life.
You’ll know when the time is right, and you’ll feel awesome once you have done it.
Make sure to shoot us a message and show us your new, bald dome!