All of us have bad hair days when some sections of our hair just won’t behave. They stick out stubbornly and make it difficult to tame and style our hair for the day. These stubborn sections are usually cowlicks and often look thinner than the rest of our hair.
Since cowlicks grow in patches (and seemingly have a mind of their own) they may also give the appearance of balding. If you’re worried about whether a patch of hair is a cowlick or a sign of baldness, we’ll walk you through their key differences to help you decide. We’ll also provide a few recommendations on what you can do to deal with both.
Let’s dive in.