Glasses for Bald Men (Easy Selection Guide)

Shemar Moore looking great bald

With so many unique designs, shapes, colors, and lenses, choosing the right glasses to elevate your style can be a real challenge. And, if you have a shaved head, then your face shape becomes a larger focal point.

Glasses for bald men can accentuate their face shape and style. They also pair nicely with a beard when you make the right selection. We suggest trying on different glasses before you commit. So, there are a few online companies who will send you glasses risk free to try on at home.

In this guide, we look at how to choose glasses for bald heads and provide a list of glass styles that look best on shaved heads.

What Glasses Look Best on Bald Men?

So what glasses are best for a bald head style? We looked at a variety of glasses and celebrities with bald heads to see what style is perfect for each face shape.

Certain glass frames are too boxy or may not be wide enough, or in other cases, the frames can take overpower your entire look.

So, before looking at our list of glasses for bald men, we wanted to help you think about different styles and why they work best on certain face shapes.

How to find the Perfect Glasses

Every guy wants that perfect look. Here are a few tips to help you select the right pair of frames to go with your shaved head.

1. Match to Your Face Shape

Everyone’s face is unique and may not match up to our list of shapes exactly. You can pick your appropriate shape with our guide key (below) and also match it to a beard.

Finding the best glasses starts first with determining your face shape
Face shape guide helps with determining the style of glasses.

Face Shapes explained

  • Oval: Longer than it’s wide with oblong and narrow bone structure, typically high cheekbones.
  • Round: Wide brow and forehead with full cheeks and jaw.
  • Square: Wide hairline with a slightly wider or matching width jaw.
  • Rectangular: Longer face with a squared jawline and hairline
  • Triangle: A narrow forehead with a larger jawline.
  • Diamond: Narrow hairline with large cheeks and narrow chin.
  • Inverted Triangle: Wider forehead with a much narrower chin, typically pointed.

Now that you’ve determined your face shape, you can match glasses that’ll compliment your bone structure and bald style.

See our Complete Guide Face & Head Shapes.

2. Match Face Shape to Glass Frames

Here’s a look at the best glasses for each face shape:

  • Round Faces: These face shapes work best with square eyeglasses, rimless, browline or Clubmaster style glasses, Wayfarers, and bold colorful frames.
  • Oval Faces: Round frames, aviators, and square glasses balance out a narrower face.
  • Square Faces: Rimless and round frames offer the best balance for round faces.
  • Triangle Faces: It’s best to draw attention to the top of your face if you have a triangle shape. Rectangle and oval shapes work best with bold color choices.
  • Diamond Faces: Thick frames in oval and round shapes, horn-rimmed glasses, and rectangular frames work well with a diamond bone structure.
  • Inverted Triangle Faces: Choose light frames like horn-rimmed glasses, light colors, square frames, or round frames.

3. Try Glasses on at Home

There are plenty of online retailers willing to give you a free trial or try on phase before you purchase anything. For instance, Warby Parker allows you to try on five different pairs of glasses, and they also have recommendations based on face shape.

The Best Glasses for a Bald Head

In the search to help our fellow bald men, we found a variety of different frames of high-quality but didn’t always suit the face shape.

We based our selections on frames that accentuated facial features and didn’t overpower the overall appearance. Rather, we wanted to find glasses that perfectly balanced a shaved head.

Here are our top 11 eyeglass frame choices for bald men:

1. Black Metal frame aviator

Brow Bar Eyeglasses - good with a beard and shaved head

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2. Vintage Round, Ernest Hemingway eyeglasses

These round vintage frames were made famous by Ernest Hemingway and earmark a classic era.

Round vintage glasses
Timeless vintage style with a classic tortoise color, round frame made of acetate.

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Ernest Hemingway 4616 Designer Reading Glasses in Tortoise ; +1.00
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3. rectangle eyeglasses with Black Frames

The black frames in this rectangle style is the perfect look for a smooth head and pairs well with a full beard.

Super cool Rectangle Black Frames balance the bald look
The black frames with transition lenses are an easy style fix.

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4. Classic Square, Mid-century Eyeglasses

With its sophistication and style, the classic square frame boast a slick gradient for an impressive look.

Ultra classy Gradient Mid-century Frames complete the shaved head look
These mid-century plastic frames look ultra cool with a gradient color.

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Eyeglasses Persol PO 3007 V 1026 BLACK GRAD STRIPPED BROWN
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5. Thick Round Tortoise Shell Frames

Taye Diggs styling in his tortoise shell colored glasses. These are thick plastic frames with round lenses. 

Taye Diggs sporting thick Tortoise Shell Frames
Taye Diggs

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6. Thick, Square-Cut Matte Black Frames

Thick plastic frames with a cool matte finish. Trendy and sophisticated. 

Image courtesy of ZenniOptical.

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7. Stylish Tinted Round Frames

Thick plastic frames with a cool matte finish. Trendy and sophisticated. 

Jonah Hill rocking stylish Tinted Round Frames
Jonah Hill

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8. Havana Eyeglasses

The Havana style glasses are reminiscent of a classic throwback style.

Havana style eyeglasses with Semi-rimless frames for a clean cut finish
Havana style glasses come in full rim and semi-rimless styles.

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9. Half-rim glasses

The Half-rim style glasses are a timeless look that’s always fashionable.

Slick half-rim glasses on bald head
Half-rim glasses come in various rim finishes along with different top frame colors.

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10. Rectangular Black Frames

The Half-rim style glasses are a timeless look that’s always fashionable.

Rectangular Black Frames pair well with a shaved head
Max George

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11. Wayfarer Black Glasses

Boosted shaved style with Wayfarer Black Glasses

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12. Round Mid-century Two-tone Glasses

Stanley Tucci looking sharp with Round Mid-century Two-tone Glasses
Stanley Tucci

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13. Vintage Round – Clear Glass Frames

Classic Clear Glass Frames, shave head and mustache

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