Struggling to find a hairstyle for your receding hairline? Here are the 25 best hairstyles for teenage guys with receding hairlines!
From the simple and classic slick back top hairstyle, to the more bold modern mohawk look, you’ll be sure to find one that is to your liking.
Keep in mind that not all the models in the photos are of teenage guys. While some are older guys, the hairstyle still applies very well to the topic!
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Let’s dive in!
Having a receding hairline can be difficult to deal with, especially as a teenager, but it’s important to know that you’re not alone and there are hairstyles that can help.
Having a medium length haircut at all times can help make your receding hairline less noticeable.
Adding extra length to the top of your hair is always going to be one of the best hairstyles for teenage guys with receding hairlines.
The side part with the medium length hair helps to cover some of the receding hairline and gives the illusion that you have more hair than you actually do.
Believe it or not, even people as famous as Harry Styles deal with a receding hairline.
Harry does a great job of hiding it by keeping his hair long and messy.
The messiness may look unintentional, but it’s just a cool method he uses to cover the receding hairline.
If you have curly hair, use it to your advantage with a receding hairline.
Style your curls in front of your hairline, rather than pushed back, to help cover the hairline and make your hair look fuller.
This popular long on top hairstyle is a must for any teenage guy with receding hair.
Bangs aren’t just a hairstyle for girls, they can be a popular hairstyle for teenage guys with receding hairlines too.
Having a simple and subtle modern bang hairstyle can help cover your receding hairline while still giving you a cool and popular haircut.
If you’re looking for a teen hairstyle for receding hair, take a note out of Nick Jonas’s playbook.
Even with short hair, you can help cover the hairline by brushing the hair forward to give the look of added length.
Just by brushing the hair forward, even a few centimeters, can dramatically help the look of a receding hairline.
When you hear the word mohawk you might think of the early 2000s rocker/grunge crazy hairstyle, but actually a mohawk can just be a hairstyle with your hair spiked up.
This modern mohawk is a popular and cool go-to hairstyle for teenage guys with receding hairlines since it helps cover the hairline.
It also adds extra volume which can distract from the receding hairline.
Having an edgier hairstyle, like this bleached blond straight long on top haircut, helps distract people from noticing your hairline.
It’s an easy teen boy hairstyle that doesn’t make you feel like you’re hiding anything, but helps to make your hair look fuller and more dynamic.
Using a fade in your haircut will help create a more dynamic look for your hair, regardless of if you have a receding hairline or not.
Adding a long on top haircut to show off your natural waves also helps to cover any hairline you might want to be hiding.
This is one of the best hairstyles for teenage guys with receding hairlines because you can’t even tell there is a receding hairline underneath the brushed side part.
This is a great way to hide your hairline but just make it look like you’re rocking a cool and popular teen guy haircut.
Liam Hemsworth, who is known to be one of the most attractive men in Hollywood, rocks a receding hairline, but does so in a way you barely notice.
His medium length hair is accompanied by styled pieces around his receding hairline so you can hardly tell how far back it goes.
If there’s anyone you should take style or hair advice from, it’s David Beckham.
His long on top brushed back hairstyle is a great way to cover a receding hairline for teenage guys.
It also helps that it’s just a cool and popular hairstyle so no one would think twice that you’re trying to cover a receding hairline.
A taper fade can be your best friend when trying to hide a receding hairline.
Bring the taper fade all the way to the top of your head and just leave a little in the middle with a few inches of length.
This gives a dynamic look to your hair that makes your receding hairline unrecognizable.
If you have naturally wavy hair, you can still rock a taper fade look to help hide your receding hair.
Bring your taper fade up about half way and then add a few inches of length to the top so your natural waves can be the focus of your haircut.
Adding a subtle fade to your hairstyle can help add the dynamic and modern look you’ll want to make your receding hairline unnoticeable.
Use gel to style your long on top pieces to cover the hairline exactly how you want.
The retro classic 50’s short haircut is making a popular comeback in 2024 for a good reason.
This cool and easy to style haircut is great for all teenage guys, but especially ones with receding hair.
One of the most popular hairstyles for teenage guys with receding hairlines is the pompadour haircut.
This hairstyle adds volume to the top, and with a side part, does a great job of hiding your receding hairline.
If you don’t mind spending extra time styling your hair in the mornings, you should give this tall pompadour hairstyle a try.
The extra volume from the pompadour and the sleek fade completely take away from your receding hairline.
If there’s anything we love most about Ryan Gosling, it’s how good he is at covering his receding airline.
This short and clean executive cut hairstyle looks fresh, modern, and cool.
Plus it’s easy to maintain so you can spend less time styling and worrying about covering your hairline.
For a messy, beachy, skater-boy hairstyle, try the long brushed forward hairstyle.
If you have natural waves, this is a great way to show them off, and hide your receding hairline.
The modern executive cut will be a popular hairstyle for teenage guys with receding hairlines in 2024.
This is an easy and low maintenance look that draws people’s eyes up, rather than straight to your hairline.
The key to a receding hairline is working around it and drawing people’s eyes to places other than the hairline.
This flat top hairstyle for teenage guys does a great job of adding volume and height to draw someone’s eyes upwards.
The short retro military flat top hairstyle is slowly becoming more popular in 2024, and it’s a great look for teen guys with receding hair.
The flat top look adds extra volume to your hair, especially around the receding hairline where your hair can sometimes look flat and stringy.
Curtain bangs have become the hottest trend in men’s hairstyles, after being a popular choice for women until recent times.
This messy middle part curtain bang hairstyle is perfect for teenage guys with receding hairlines.
If you really want to hide your receding hairline, bleach your hair.
The lighter your hair, the less noticeable your receding hairline is, especially if your hair is in a clean cut executive hairstyle.
Hopefully you’ve found your favorite hairstyle after reading this post!
If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions leave them down below. Thanks for reading!