What’s the first thing anyone says when they see your close-shot selfies? Since you can’t answer me immediately, I’ll just tell you mine. It’s my big forehead. Hairstyles never seem to help matters too. Even when I’m wearing a coiffure that covers most of my forehead, people still notice it.
Some ladies feel uncomfortable about this. To worsen the case, social media memes don’t help matters. If they aren’t accusing ladies with big foreheads of being stubborn, they’re accusing us of storing all our memories in there.
Like this one:
And this one Zikoko shared about signs of a stubborn girlfriend:
So, you see? It’s never easy for us in the forehead gang. And the least we can do to help ourselves is to wear hairstyles that suit our big forehead.
Now hold on a second.
If you think this piece you’re reading will suggest hairstyles that will only hide your big forehead, I’m sorry. You’re on the wrong page.
As a member of the forehead gang myself, I can’t do that. I don’t even see my big forehead as a flaw to start with. I count it as one of my God-given assets and I’m proud of it.
It’s why I never hesitate to wear coiffures that accentuate it. And when people talk about my forehead, a surge of pride overwhelms me, even if some refer to it as a billboard.
So, yeah, sis. Stop seeing your broad forehead as an insecurity. You gotta accept yours and wear hairstyles that complement it today if you dive in with me.
What Kinda Hairstyles Suit Ladies with Big Foreheads?
Two kinds of hairstyles are what you need:
- Hairstyles that take the focus away from your forehead to your other beautiful facial features.
- Hairstyles that flaunt your forehead and make it prominent enough to gather attention.
Whichever one you go for works well in enhancing your beauty. Now, let’s check these big forehead hairstyles out.
Gorgeous Big Forehead Hairstyles
1. Pixie Cuts
There was a time people called this hairstyle Rihanna. Back then, most pictures of this coiffure would be Rihanna rocking it to events. And guess what.
Rihanna has a big forehead too.
If this coiffure looked (and still looks) good on her, why do you think you’re any different? In fact, if there’s any hairdo I wear that gets me many compliments, it’s a pixie cut.
Pixie cuts are great at hiding your forehead (if it has a fringe) or flashing bits of it (if the bangs are side-swept).
2. Shuku Hairstyles
Shuku hairstyles are like cornrows only that it’s styled into an updo that further takes attention to other facial features. This style doesn’t conceal your forehead at all. It brings it to the full glare of people and I love it for that reason.
You can add dangling box braids by the side of your shuku, curl the tip, accessorize with beads, etc. The stylish tweaks for this hairstyle are limitless and we included some of them in our catalog of shuku hairstyles. Check it out and see.
Similar to shuku, ponytails frame your face and make your forehead more noticeable. You can go for a braided ponytail or one made with long or short weaves.
When your hairstylist gels all your hair to the back and attaches your weave to achieve the ponytail, you’ll be a delight to behold.
You can go for a no-part ponytail, a center-part, side-parted one, or any other one as included in our ponytail hairstyle guide.
4. Ghana Weaving
You can even mix them with box braids. Your options are endless.
5. Box Braids
This list wouldn’t be complete without the classic box braids. Whether knotless braids or regular box braids, it’ll always suit and frame your big forehead.
Because you can always restyle the braids to fall across your face and cover a bit of your forehead or pack them all up into a donut that shows off your head.
It’s that flexible.
6. Messy Curls with Bangs
Curly hairstyles are gorgeous and comfy. And when you add bangs to yours, rest assured your forehead will be away from prying eyes.
Go for this big forehead hairstyle if you want something unique. If you want, you can shun the bangs and opt for a side or center part instead.
Cornrows will never go out of style. Yes, you read that clearly. From the days of our ancestors, they’ve been the go-to hairstyle to keep your hair in place and not all over your face.
The best part is cornrows bare your forehead for the world to see. But don’t worry about that. They’ll be too focused on the details of each braid to notice the billboard on your head (winks).
This hairstyle isn’t just easy to install. It also has a unique rope-like appearance that dangles around your head and makes a style statement.
Don’t miss this. It’s a flattering one for your big forehead.
9. Bob with Parts or Bangs
You can never go wrong with a bob sitting pretty on your head.
And when you add a fringe to the mix, know for sure your forehead is in good hands. Because you’ll either part your bob to show your temple or cover the bangs to hide it.
10. Face-framing Weaves
How they frame the sides of your face is something to be studied. And if you go for a full lace frontal, you can even manipulate it into any style you want.
So, there you have it—the most flattering big forehead hairstyles you can always rock.
While you may not be able to control your natural features, always remember you have the power to boost your confidence through what you wear and how you look.
Use it to your advantage.