4 Awesome Beauty Hacks To Help Minimize A Big Forehead

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It is in our human nature to want to look good. However, there are some things that we do not have much control over like having a big forehead. You don’t choose to be born that way. You have to deal with it. In any case, it’s never a hindrance to success. Indeed many have made it in showbiz with big foreheads. From supermodel Tyra Banks, actress Christina Ricci, to songstress Rihanna, its proof that a big forehead can’t get in the way of your success if you set your mind to it. However, if you feel insecure or uncomfortable, relax; we’ll be sharing some big forehead hacks to help you conceal your big forehead.

  1. Change your hairstyle

The quickest and best way to mask your big forehead is by changing your hairstyle. You can style your hair to hide your broad forehead. When it comes to hair, it all depends on your creativity. However, you should go for a hairstyle that makes you look gorgeous. It would be absurd to succeed in concealing your forehead only to look ugly. That’s why it’s advisable to consult with your hair expert before changing your hairstyle to mask your big forehead.

Here is a list of some awesome hairstyles that can help mask a big forehead to make you look pretty and elegant.

  • Pinup curly bangs
  • Faux side-swept curly bangs
  • Fake bang top knot
  • Side knot bun
  • Wavy side swept bangs
  • Straight fringe
  • Side fringe for shoulder length hair
  1. Highlight your face

Highlighting your face is another trick you can use to make your forehead appear small. A shimmery highlighter could give you excellent results if applied at the centre of your forehead between the eyebrows and using your fingers to blend it outwards. To achieve the best results, you should blend your highlighter properly. Don’t forget to apply the highlighter on the bridge of your nose to make it sharp.

  1. Darker foundation

Another proven way of reducing your big forehead is using a darker foundation. Applying a darker foundation to your temples and hairline enhances your bone structure to minimize the look of roundness of your face hence making your forehead appear small. For best results, use a foundation that’s five times darker than your skin tone. Remember also to remove any foundation that might have rubbed in your hairline as it may cover your hair and make your forehead to appear more prominent.

  1. Shaping eyebrows

Shaping eyebrows is another technique that you can use to make your big forehead appear small. To achieve the best results, you should change your eyebrow shapes by over-drawing your eyebrows at the top. Push your eyebrows higher to make them look higher up in your face thus making your forehead look smaller.


The above hacks will go a long way to make your big forehead appear smaller. It is an excellent idea to experiment with the above techniques and any others not mentioned in this article to find out what works for your unique situation.

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