Did Jude Law’s hairline get Photoshopped in new Dior ads?


Despite Jude Law’s manwh-ring ways, I still have some affection for the guy. Mainly because I still think he’s a good actor, and I still think he’s pretty. Granted, I don’t really want to meet him or actually have sex with him, but I love to look at pretty pictures of him, and I have enjoyed that activity for many years. So it is as a Jude Law-watcher that I know my boy’s hairline is sketchy. Thankfully, he hasn’t opted for “The Piven” which would include gross looking hair plugs and denial. Jude instead just plays up his pretty, dandy side as his hairline retreats.

Anyway, the header photo is a close-up of Jude Law’s newest ad as the face of Dior Homme Sport. Jude has represented the brand for a while, and it took me a second to figure out why they looked weird to me – it looks like Jude has grown back some hair, yes? Entertainmentwise noted: “In past campaigns Jude’s lack of baldness has ignited rumors that the actor either had a hair transplant or the photos retouched.” I don’t know about past campaigns, but this one definitely looks retouched. His hairline looks all blurry, like someone was drunk when they were trying to “fix” his hairline.

Meanwhile, the New York Post also snarked about the general idea of Law being the face of a cologne: “the man doesn’t scream, ‘I’m clean! Smell like me!’ Which is kinda his whole appeal — dirty, sleazy, smells like bourbon.” I don’t know about that! When Jude turns it on, that motherf-cker turns it ON, you know? When he tries, he looks heavenly. Otherwise, he just looks like any other balding womanizer.

Here’s a photo of Jude with it turned on at the Paris premiere of Sherlock Holmes. Note the hairline!


Jude Law promoting ‘Sherlock Holmes’ in Paris on January 15, 2010, and in Spain on January 13 & 14. Credit: WENN. Dior ads courtesy of The New York Post.

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39 Responses to “Did Jude Law’s hairline get Photoshopped in new Dior ads?”

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  1. Really says:

    Yes, that motherf***r does turn it on! HAHA, loved that!

  2. Sumodo says:

    Photoshop is his friend.

  3. LolaBella says:

    Gotta say that he has been looking like a handsome, dapper dandy in all his promotional work for Sherlock Holmes.

    I think he’s doing some sort of subtle hairline reconstruction for sure. It doesn’t look like something harsh and obvious like hairplugs, what about Rogaine or one of those medicinal applications?

  4. Snarf says:

    Rug or Photoshop? I say a little from column A, a little from column B.

  5. Goddess711 says:

    Who cares? It’s open season on Noah Wyle!!! Jude Law always looks like Eurotrash.

  6. Mairead says:

    Hmm, I rather think it wasn’t strangely, as my first reaction was “of course!”

    But I think he’s had some work done on his hair. Nothing as silly and pointless as Pivert-plugs. But there are techniques where hair follicles are removed from the back of the head, which always seems to retain hair, and transplanted to the top of the head. Results are pretty dramatic. They did remember to keep a widow’s peak, but I do think his hair is much thicker than even a couple of years ago.

  7. kim says:

    Jude Law looks great !

    Kasier, if he would ask you to have sex with him you would be all over him.

    So check your hate at the door.

  8. Rory says:

    This Dude looks like a mutt. He is from a place called Lewisham for crying out loud…He does not scream ‘fresh and so clean clean’…at all.

    He is almost bald and almost has the morals of Tiger Woods ewwww.

    Dior photoshopped his hair in London we see this guy a lot and he is nothing special. Honestly, its all make up and lights. Seriously.

    They should get Hugh Jackman.

  9. prettytarheelfan says:

    Wow, a little Eurotrash wee in your cheerios King? What’s the fun in checking your hate at the door? I like to carry mine in my pocket, like a hankie. That way if I get the urge to be nice, I can just pull it out and *poof* insta-b*tch!

    Anyways, I’m on the photoshop bandwagon. He got some length, and his stylist has done phenomenal on the carpets, etc, but that add…it looks like someone tried to draw in very fine baby hairs (everyone has these on their hairline, some more than others) and only succeeded in blurring the clear delineation between “forehead” and “hair.”

  10. Danielle says:

    Total photoshop….he’s going bald.

    His cologne must smell like stale beer and sex with about 10,000 women and probably a few men and maybe a dog.

  11. Michelle says:

    I always feel sad looking at him. He used to be SO beautiful and now he’s just occasionally handsome and always dirty-looking

  12. TheoPatra says:

    I co-sign with the above. When that m***f@cker turns it on, I listen!!! *swoon*

  13. mouth.like.a.sailor says:

    eurotrash WHAT?!?!?!? oh my heavens, no. i luv me some jude law. i can deal with the hair because he’s just so damn dreamy, and in interviews he so darn BRITISH it’s disturbing-all charming and sharp and sweet and polite and intellectual and lovely. i can’t take it. i’d hit it any day of the week. and then some!

  14. sunseeker says:

    I think Jude is a great actor and also a good father to his children, his private life is not all that great, but none of us are perfect. hair or no hair jude is the man for me.

  15. mila says:

    Even if he was really old and wrinkled I’ll still see him as Dickie Greenleaf from Talented Mr. Ripley. He was so HOT in this movie it was unbelievable

  16. Feebee says:

    I don’t see much difference in the hairline from the ad to that of his pic from the Sherlock Holmes red carpet.

    As for him not looking like a clean smelling chap, I’d say hold off until you smell the cologne. Not all of them smell nice anyway.

  17. kim says:

    Jude looks great !

    WOW ! prettytarhee
    You have a lot of supress hate.
    don’t hate Jude Law because he is beautiful photoshop or not.

  18. PJ says:

    All these ads are Photoshopped. To see how this works, go to YouTube and watch “Dove Photoshop Effect” — it’s only a minute 17 seconds. Not only is the model totally made up and coiffed, they stretch her neck, widen her eyes, lift her eyebrows, and hollow out her cheeks. It’s really amazing. I’ve never looked at an ad the same way after seeing this.

  19. MooMooMooMooMoo says:

    He’s lucky, he can pull off that particular type of receding hairline.

  20. dee says:

    Jude is cool. And Dior thinks so too.

  21. jesika says:

    yes, how can you not see it!!! lol Good for him, women have it done all the time!!

  22. jesika says:

    I think he would look better bald any how.. lol

  23. prettytarheelfan says:

    I’m not sure it qualifies as supressed if it’s out right and open…but I don’t hate on Jude-for his man-wh*ring or his hair. I just think he’s had some…additions done by the graphic arts department.

  24. KIM says:

    Jude look gorgeous !

    pettytahee, for someone to get all bent over grahic art need some anger mangerment classes. Anyway name one person who was on a cover of a mag or an ad that did not have makup on, or photo retouch. Don’t try I can answer for you “No one”

  25. nikki says:

    Jude Dior video is Hot !

    If anyone seen the video he is damm sexy.

  26. PJ says:

    Yes, magazines Photoshop everybody!

    I give Jude Law credit for showing his natural hairline, because most other stars would hide it with plugs or toupees or whatever.

    Actually I can’t think of another star who has thinning hair, receding hair, or whatever. They all seem to have lots of hair, no matter what their age!

  27. canadianchick says:

    He sometimes is hot, sometimes looks like a rat-pointy noise and weird teeth-Photoshop and stylists help him and so many others. Wish Prince William and Jude would do whatever Matt Lauer did with his hair to hang onto their hotness.

  28. Danielle says:

    The whole point is that that is NOT his natural hairline, and he’s got that really creepy comb forward thing going.

  29. prettytarheelfan says:

    Whoa whoa whoa, I did not get all “bent over.” I just said I was on the side of photo-shop as opposed to the side “hair plugs.” We’ve got a bit of a reading comprehension misunderstanding is all.
    I don’t care if he’s photoshopped into oblivion or sleeps with half of Europe/the States, I just don’t think he’s had hair plugs, and I don’t like to check my hate at the door for reasons named above. I used two separate paragraphs to indicate different thoughts (see original post). One to respond to another poster suggesting that the writer “check her hate” which seemed a little over the top, and one to say that I think he was photoshopped vs. Hair Club for Menned. Now I’ve combined them to just so that I can clarify they are separate and distinct.

  30. Danielle says:


    Be careful, Judeiacs go postal if you say anything remotely negative about him. He is a god on earth and they worship at his alter. Check his IMDB page sometime.

  31. Gwen says:

    I agree with PJ – I like that he keeps it natural. Whether he’s slowly going bald or not, he can looks real nice when he turns it on. IMO he looks great in the ad for Dior, hairhelp or not.

  32. Lisa says:

    Jude Law is probably the most handsome and underrated Actor working today.

    Even if he looses his hair completely he would still be dashingly handsome.

  33. Lynette says:

    I don’t see what the fuss is about. His hairline looks the same in the Dior ad as in the red carpet pics. Anyway, who cares? Everybody gets photoshopped for ads. This guy is a great actor, hair or no hair.

  34. Lynette says:

    So I checked out his imdb page like somebody said. There’s loads of good stuff on it. The updates are fast from the fans and its better than some of the fan sites I went to.

  35. Goddess711 says:

    He combs it forward because it’s “barcode hair” – easy to take inventory on what he’s got left.

  36. ViktoryGin says:

    @ Goddess


  37. Maritza says:

    I find him handsome, balding or not.

  38. prettytarheelfan says:

    Goddess, that is now my new favorite phrase for balding men.

  39. Kayle says:

    It doesn’t look any different to me, it looks the same in both pics