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How do say 'that comb-over just isn't working for you' without being rude?


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#1 foggyfrogeater

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Posted 30 April 2011 - 07:21 PM

So a good friend of mine who takes great pride in his appearance and has been fighting a receding hairline for a while now, has got to the phase where, it's a comb-over. There's just no hiding it.

He used to be a hairdresser, we used to make fun of the hideousness of comb-overs and now he's got one.

I don't think it's intentionally as he's always parted his hair to the side, it's just thinned to the point where, well it's a comb over.

I tried the 'have you thought about shaving your head' bit but he claims it's bumpy and hates the idea.

I don't want to come out and say ' that's a hairstyle of gigantically hideous proportions, get it sorted' he's my friend and I'll love him no matter what he does with his hair but.......................well...... you know...... it's a comb over.

He has to know doesn't he?

How do I go about telling him, or do I have to at all?

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 07:26 PM

no, why does he need to know. Unless he is hurting himslef or others why does how you look and what you wear have to cause outrage.