The most important aspect of hair restoration can be debated, and can have multiple correct answers, but for the majority their main concern is the placement and design of the hair line.

There are two important facets to hair restoration, the technical or medically ability to perform the procedure and the artistic skill required to mimic nature. To a point the technical and or medical ability can be learnt, but the artistic flair is simply more innate in some than others; some can seemingly effortlessly create a natural look.

A hair line frames the face, creates a more youthful appearance; facial bone structure has to be taken into account, as well as understanding the face is not identically symmetrical, with one side being slightly different to the other, and the hair line not always being the same height from one side to the other.

A male hair line resembles the letter “M”, the apex being the lowest point at the centre of the face, moving up into the temple point or recession, before moving back down to the sides, or lateral. A female hair line is the opposite with the apex being highest point and the temples rounding down; placing a female hair line on a man would result in a totally unnatural design.

Regardless whether hair restoration is carried out using surgical or a non-surgical technique these principles are no different. The design must be in proportion to nature; it is possible to create a different hair line design to the original but it must still follow certain natural basic laws to look natural.

It should be remembered that as tempting as it maybe, especially when younger, to create a low flat hair line is not always the best idea. Especially with surgical hair restoration when the hair line is permanently fixed, but also with Scalp MicroPigmentation that can last many years, the look may not be appropriate later in life.

A successful, natural hair line design does not draw any attention, that is the artistic ability that is required; a wrongly positioned or designed hair line will draw attention, and for all the wrong reasons.

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