Maybe the link between having a lot of hair and attractiveness is genetic. Was hair loss ever a problem during the caveman era or is it a modern day problem? A recent article in Men’s Health magazine has drawn a direct line linking a full head of hair to a younger appearance, attractiveness, and confidence in men.
Based on a study published in The JAMA Network Journals, researchers surveyed 122 participants, of which 48 percent of the participants were men. The goal of the study was to determine the perception of age, attractiveness, approachability, and successfulness of men who had undergone hair transplants. Participants in the study were shown thirteen pairs of photos. Each pair included side-by-side photos of a man and in seven of the photos each man had undergone a hair transplant procedure for pattern baldness. The other six pairs of photos showed men who hadn’t undergone the procedure. The participants were then asked to rate the men on a scale of 0 to 100 based on the criteria mentioned earlier.
The men who had undergone the hair transplant procedure were rated more favourably than those who didn’t. Most of the participants felt the men with restored hair were more approachable, looked attractive, looked younger by an average of 3.5 years, and looked more successful.
These results show the opposite side of the coin for the many men suffering from hair loss. The impact of a receding hairline or bald patches is far reaching, often affecting relationships, confidence in social settings, and success in careers.
Hair transplants are just one of the many procedures available today to help men overcome hair loss. The benefits of a hair transplant is that full hair restoration is usually possible and the results can be truly amazing. If surgical procedures are not your cup of tea, there are medical alternatives, as well as non-invasive options such as scalp micropigmentation.
The effects of hair loss can be devastating, affecting every aspect of an individual’s life. However, expert clinics such as Vinci Hair Clinic now offer men affected by hair loss the hope of enjoying the youthful look, social approachability, and attractiveness other men with a full head of hair enjoy.