Hairline Shapes and Meanings

Types of Forehead Hairlines

The shape of forehead reveals one's thinking ability, wisdom and personality. The most commonly seen forehead hairline types include the high and broad, low and narrow, straight and square, round, M-shaped, Widow’s Peak and uneven ones.

High and Broad

Generally speaking, people with high and broad forehead are smart, talented and highly adaptable, have excellent thinking ability and can succeed no matter what industry they are in. If the forehead is full and shiny, the person will enjoy both wealth and rank even if other parts on the face are ill-defined. People with high hairline are usually irritable and in a state of anger or anxiety.

Low and Narrow

Taking the width of three fingers as the standard for the space between forehead and eyebrow, the forehead which has hair between hairline and eyebrow tail and is narrower than the standard is regarded low and narrow. Physiognomy believes that people with low and narrow hairline are born mentally deficient, stubborn and lazy, and hardly have good prospects in life. They have bad family luck in childhood, weak relations with relatives and fewer blessings in life. If other parts are well-defined, they may have better luck after the age of 35 and live a comfortable life.

Straight and Square Hairline

People with straight, high and neat hairline, and raised part between hairline and eyebrow tail are generally smart, intelligent, well-planned, down-to-earth and responsible, and have high business-handling ability and good luck in career, thus can become rich and prosperous. However, they are not capable for the industries requiring artistic talent and imagination; they can seek profits quickly but seek fame slowly. Women with square forehead are masculine and competent, thus suitable for career and tend to control their husbands in marriage; they are suggested to care more about their husbands or get married after developing the mature personality, which will benefit the family harmony and happiness. Many wealthy men boast the square forehead and people of this kind can be the backbone of a company and the society.

Rounded Hairline

Rounded, neat and smooth hairline belongs to those who are kind-hearted, responsible and motivated, and can make great achievements in charity. If the public services are impracticable, going into business is also a good choice. This kind of people often gets help from others, enjoy both happiness and longevity, and get social position and certain wealth. Men with rounded hairline are good-tempered but a little weak. The rounded hairline for women is a bad sign of marriage as this kind of women are tough and independent, sometimes remain single for the whole life and tend to be the iron lady.

M-shaped Hairline

The M-shaped hairline concaves inside at the left and right side and it is peculiar to men. Those with M-shaped hairline are versatile, successful and known far and wide, can bear hardships and build up from nothing. They are talented and intelligent in small ways, witty in youth, dedicate to art and literature, and can have unique insights in some specialized technologies. Basically, the broader the arcs on both sides, the more auspicious and the better display of creativity and planning ability; the M-shaped hairline with narrow arcs belongs to those who can only work as the imitators rather than creative artists. Women with M-shaped hairline often have troubles in love and marriage; the lower the hairline, the greater incidence of happiness.

Widow's Peak Hairline

The hairline with pointed central part is regarded as widow's peak which is similar with the M-shaped hairline but the two sides are not so high and broad and only the central part is pointed. People with widow's peak hairline are short-tempered, persistent, emulative, curious, brave and determined, and tend to work somewhere else early. They have to keep struggling to lead a well-off life, or they will end up doing nothing. For men, this kind of hairline suggests the absence of father and stepping into society early. For women, the widow's peak hairline also suggests the absence of father, making friends with the opposite sex early and fruitless childhood romance, leading to the trust to men older in age and the love with men who are at least ten years older.

Uneven or Zigzag Hairline

It features low hairline which looks like the letter W. Men of zigzag hairline often eat one's head off. For women, the uneven hairline suggests bad luck to husband and father, absence of father, no luck in study and stepping into society early; they have average luck before the age of 30 and often work fruitlessly. A woman with uneven hairline finds troubles in marriage and should find a husband who is at least ten years older or who is younger than her.