To promote the density of hair
To accentuate the hairline
To fill up areas where the hair is receding from the temples
To possibly accentuate the ‘widow’s peak’ or the V-shaped hairline on the forehead
In order to accentuate beauty, a so-called ‘widows peak’ can be applied, to create a charming V-shaped hairline. This can camouflage any scars and bring the hairline slightly forward. Especially in people with a large forehead and a somewhat triangular face, this gives good results.
10.1 Widow's Peak Type 1
A common widow's peak in men and women a triangular shape group of hair at the middle of forehead.The tip is round or pointed. Hair direction is downward and rightward.
Common Widow's peak or Widow’s peak type 1 is not from the opposite hair but parallel hair. Hair grow on the vertical skin crease line .
10. 2. Widow's peak type 2,
This uncommon widow's peak is a group of triangular shape hair.
Hair direction is upward.Tip is very point. Hair grow on the vertical skin crease line.
This Widow's peak is a component of opposite hair. Opposite hair can effect only left side of widow's peak. Hair in this border zone will grow upward and rightward(oblique up).
If the opposite hair flow along left Meridian. Diamond intersection will be in front of the part peak.Vellus hair will flow oblique on the hairline(perpendicular to the meridian).
Hairline hair grow on horizontal skin crease line.Opposite hair will become oblique cow's lick.
10. 3. Widow's peak type 3:
A complete triangular shape hairline with round tip in both man and woman . Hair grow on the vertical skin crease line.
Widow's peak type 3 still can further subdivide to:
3.1 Commonly hair direction is downward and rightward.Tip is round.
3.2 Uncommonly if compose of opposite hair.Hair direction is upward .Tip is very point.
3.3 Very uncommon if opposite hair effct only the left portion of the peak.The tip can be very point
10.4 Round shape widow's peak:
Half a whorl on hairline.
If the partline and part peak is on the round frontal scalp can produce half of a whorl on hairline.
A whorl on hairline:
If a diamond shapeof opposite hair intersection on a hairline on the round surface. Will look like a circle.A circle of hair with centre from the tip of part peak .Look like a whorl from the front.
Double whorl on the hairline.
If happen in individual with double partline then will be 2 circle of hair on the hairline.
10.6 Half a Widow’s peak:
A widow’s peak is modify by androgenisation but the effect can be very asymmetry or happen unilaterally produce half a Widow’s peak.
Significant of widow's peak:
1. In construction of female hairline for transgender. Generally these lady do not like to have widow's peak.They think Widow’s peak is male,more strong and aggressive look.She want somethings which is more soft smooth and sweet look.
2. In lady who already have widow's peak. Do not try to completely eliminate it.
make it smaller.
For type 1 widow's peak .It is possible to change the shape of hairline
from widow's peak to round because hair direction is the same in both
in the termainal hair zone and in the peak zone .
Type 2 have to match the hair direction.
3. In construction of hairline for baldness. Widow 's peak can give an illusion of lower hair line.??/But make sure is natural look.
4. Widow's peak is good for camouflage scar from previous surgery on forehead eg. coronal lift,scalp advancement etc.
Widow's peak Type 2 is my first choice to camouflage scar from Juri's Flap because of same hair direction. Widow's peak will make this flap look much more natural.
10. 5 Combination widow's peak:
If round shape widow's peak combine with opposite midline hair. The widow's peak will look like a goft ball on the pin.
What cause and modify a Widow's peak:
1.Genetic ,Phenotypic frontal hair pattern .
2.Aging and degenerating factors
3. Androgenisation in male or mild androgenisation in female