20 Clever Hairstyles to Hide Balding Long Hair for Men

Balding can be especially difficult for men who like having long hair, and that is why they sometimes have a hard time finding the right hairstyle to hide balding long hair. Even though in some cases cutting the hair is the only solution, in this article we have composed a list of top 20 hairstyles that hide minor balding problems in long hair.


Best Long Hairstyles for Men’s Balding Hair

Check these amazing ways to style long hair for bald men like a pro.

1. Medium Slick Back Bun

balding long hair sleek bun

If you like wearing buns, they are extremely practical both in terms of hairstyle maintenance and for hiding long balding hair.

Ideal for: Square and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Use hair gel to make the hair slick and tie it into a medium-high bun at the back.


2. Straight Layered Haircut

long straight hair to hide balding

Side-swept bangs are a great trick to hide balding long hair for men in the frontal area.

Ideal for: Round and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a hair straightener to straighten your hair and some hair gel to make the hair firmer. Wear your bangs side-swept.


3. Hipster Man Bun

long hair half updo for balding hair

Half updos are great for a bald man with long hair because they still show your hair but are also great for covering the areas that you want to hide.

Ideal for: Heart and round-shaped faces.

How to style: Comb the hair from the top of the head towards the back, but make sure it doesn’t fall flat and keeps some volume instead. Then tie a medium-high bun at the back into a half updo and leave the rest loose.


4. Curtain Haircut

balding long wavy hair

Balding problems in long hair for guys can be really problematic to hide. But the key to a good hairstyle is providing volume.

Ideal for: Oval and square-shaped faces.

How to style: Mess your hair out while blow-drying it to provide as much volume as possible. Then part it in the middle and tease the hair around the crown area a little bit.


5. Long Wavy Hairstyle

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A messy, wavy hairstyle is perfect for balding long hair because you can just go through it with your fingers and move the hair to cover problematic areas.

Ideal for: Square and round-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a product that makes hair look shinier and defines curl shape.


6. Slick Back Haircut

If you don’t have issues with your hairline, but rather with the crown area, a backcombed shoulder-length hairstyle like this will hide the balding hair areas.

Ideal for: Round and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Comb your hair to the back. Use hair gel to keep the shape like that but don’t use a big amount because you still want the waves to have some volume.


7. Middle-Parted Layered Long Haircut

Long middle-parted hair will not only hide the receding hairline but a bigger portion of the forehead as well, so it is great for bald men with long hair who have a wider forehead.

Ideal for: Round and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Wear your hair parted in the middle. If your hair is getting thin on the crown, you can also tease it a little bit to increase volume. Also, don’t forget to cut the split ends regularly.


8. Curly Messy Haircut

Curls are great for covering a thinning hair in the crown. With some messy curls cut and styled the right way, everything will be hidden.

Ideal for: Square and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Messy curls are great for hiding men’s balding long hair and they don’t require much styling, but they do require some regular hair care to preserve their shape and definition. You can also use a hair product that will boost their shine.


9. Low Man Bun with a Beard

balding long hair bun

Tying a low bun or a ponytail can help hide multiple balding areas for long-haired guys. And since your hair is away from your face, you can also grow a beard that will go nicely with the low bun.

Ideal for: Square and round-shaped faces.

How to style: After you’ve washed your hair, make sure you comb your hair in such a way that you hide both the receding hairline and the top part of the head. Then just tie a low loose, messy bun. The beard should be kept long but still trimmed regularly.


10. Backcombed Straight Haircut

backcombed long hairstyle for balding hair

Backcombed long haircuts are great if you have balding areas at the crown of the head. You can cover them effectively and no one will even notice.

Ideal for: Heart and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Part your hair far on one side and comb the bangs towards the other side. Then comb everything to the back and use hair wax to make it slick.


11. Combed Back Top

balding long hairstyle for men with glasses

A balding head isn’t something anyone will notice when you’ve got this handsome style.

Ideal for: Oval faces 

How to style: Comb back just the top of your hair, smoothing with gel


12. Deep Side Part

side swept hairstyle for men with balding long hair

Men with long dark hair and a bold dark beard can rock this punk style. 

Ideal for: Long or narrow faces

How to style: Make a deep side part and comb straight down.


13. Short Braids

braids for men with balding long hair

A bunch of short braids are a playful style and cover up a balding spot. 

Ideal for: Round faces

How to style: Make a bunch of small braids all over the head.


14. Thin Hair Combed Back

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Older men with thinning hair will love a handsome classy style that features just combing the hair straight back over the head.

Ideal for: Round or oval faces

How to style: Use product to comb hair straight back away from the hairline. 


15. Long Messy Hair

men's balding long hairstyle

To cover up a balding spot, finger comb long hair and wear natural.

Ideal for: Square or round faces

How to style: Wear long and loose without a perfect part. 


16. Soft Middle Part

balding long hairstyle for Asian men

A soft center part is great for guys who want a casual style.

Ideal for: Round or heart shaped faces

How to style: Let hair naturally fall into a middle part. 


17. Backwards Man Bun

man bun for balding long hair

Switch up your style and wear a man bun at the front of your head instead of the back, covering up a bald spot in the process.

Ideal for: Round faces and thin hair

How to style: Comb hair forward from the neckline and secure in a small man bun. 


18. Side Swept

balding long hair with bangs for men

Long mostly straight hair is already the perfect texture for styling to the side. 

Ideal for: Square and heart shaped faces

How to style: Comb hair to one side and across the forehead. 


19. Middle Parted Ponytail

men's balding long hair with middle part

A quick, classic style for long hair is wearing it in a low ponytail. 

Ideal for: Oval faces

How to style: Part hair in the middle, secure in a low ponytail. 


20. Off Center Part

 Balding Long Hair with Side Part for Men

A shoulder length blonde hairstyle easily covers up a balding spot with its off center part.

Ideal for: Any face shape

How to style: Part hair off center 


If you have minor issues with balding long hair, hopefully this article helped you to find a great, handsome solution.