For a good example of this, take a look at these two photos of the actor Jason Alexander:
Which of these photos do you think was taken in 2012? And which in 2004?
The top photo, of Jason with hair, is actually the older photo - he's about 53 in that one. But in spite of the fact that Jason is eight years younger in the bottom picture, he looks considerably older - and all because of his missing hair.
A full and healthy hairline is important for framing the face, giving it proportionality and a sense of vitality and vigor. This is particularly true for women. In order to prevent this type of hair loss, it's important to visit a qualified hair restoration specialist early on. Don't wait until hair loss becomes extensive before seeking treatment - the early you act, the better your chances are of restoring your lost hair and preventing further recession.
*Both photos provided by PR Photos.