First things first: there's absolutely no shame in balding, so let's cut all the bullshit and actually learn something about our bodies.
About 30% of men, by the age of 30, will be suffering from some form of hair loss.
That's around 50 million men in America, right now, who are losing their hair.
And just because you're a teenager doesn't mean you're safe - hair loss begins any time after the onset of puberty.
The scariest fact is that you could lose 50% of your hair before the thinning becomes visibly noticeable.
But fear not: there are always options and ways to improve the strength of your hair.
STEP 1: SELF-ANALYSIS
The earlier you catch signs of hair loss, the higher chance you have to prevent it.
You'll notice recession in very particular places: at the anterior hairline (your temples), the crown (what we commonly refer to as the "bald spot"), and diffused thinning through the mid-frontal scalp.
STEP 2: RESEARCH
Q: Is baldness inherited from your mother's side of the family?
Q: What about external factors? Will things like wearing a hat actually make me go bald?
Q: What exactly is happening to me, physiologically, when I'm going bald?
Q: Okay so WTF is this hormone that's messing with my hair growth?
Q: So does that mean if I'm going bald, I'm more virile because of higher testosterone levels?
STEP 3: HAIR-SCRIPTION
Please remember that you should consult with your stylist, trichologist, and/or doctor before pursuing any of these measures.
Red Light Therapy
STEP 4: CUT & STYLING
There's this prevailing myth that if you're balding you should grow all of your hair out longer and "comb over" the affected areas.
Instead, opt for a hairstyle that draws more attention towards your jawline and eyes and away from your scalp.
Find a stylist you trust.
Don't be afraid to tell them about your thinning hair.
Work that brand new style.
ANOTHER OPTION: Surgery
Q: Will I stop losing hair after I get surgery or as I get older?
STEP 5: TRANSFORMATION
Also remember that this is for men who are seeking options. Ain't nothin' wrong with embracing a hairless head.