Isn´t it amazing that despite the hairdressers trying to cut the women`s hair short and do their wild experiments with girls` manes, the long hair is still alive and actually flourishing? Why do the beauties smiling at us from the ad posters in every corner of the world all have long hair?
I think in a way it is the same story as with marriage: even if somebody claims the institution to be dying out, there are some – probably subconscious – reasons for it to live forever! Long hair is known to be the first decoration of a woman. There should be definetly some connection with the collective subconsiousness of human race.
In the case of the long hair making any woman look beautiful and indeed attractive the secret is well known but well forgotten.
In many cultures it is believed that hair contains the power of a woman. On the surface of it one may see the power of some physical attraction. But the reason is much deeper! Long hair manifests the true power of femininity, the quintessence of a woman. The shakti. Something any man is really looking for. Something a woman really gives to a man.
In one study published in the research journal Human Nature, researchers found that
women who had originally been rated by a test group as being less attractive were rated
far more highly when shown with a longer hairstyle. The experimenters concluded that
longer hairstyles increase women’s attractiveness in part because longer hair helps to
disguise less desirable features. Long hair tends to make the jaw line slimmer and less
prominent and draws attention away from undefined cheekbones. Also, as described by
many men, long hair also contributes to a more feminine and youthful appearance.
Recently I noticed a strong tendency among the western women to grow their hair long. May it somehow manifest the (unconscious) return to the roots? To the true femininity? The longing for understanding the deep and beautiful nature of womanhood? – At least this is what I want to believe…