Charlotte Foster

Beauty & Style

13 things your hairstyle could reveal about your personality

13 things your hairstyle could reveal about your personality

Dark hair: you're thoughtful 

Women with darker locks are often perceived as more thoughtful and enigmatic, which can contribute to their mysterious sex appeal.

Red hair: you're fun-loving

Red-haired women are often branded as ‘fiery’ and are typically perceived as fun-loving and wild.

Blonde hair: you're a man magnet

Men are typically more drawn to women with golden tones in their hair, despite often pegging them to be less intelligent.

Grey hair: you're confident

Women who go or remain grey are considered confident and appear unwilling to bend to societal standards of beauty.

That said, grey-haired women may also be construed as older than they actually are.

Bold colours: you're a rebel

Wild hair colours that do not occur naturally, such as pink or blue, point to a sense of rebelliousness and a free spirit.

Short hair: you're professional

Shorter hairstyles project confidence because they make it seem as though the wearer has nothing to hide.

Short styles are also deemed more professionally, and women that sport them are often taken more seriously.

Long hair: you're carefree (or immature) 

Women with long hair are more carefree and youthful, and sometimes bohemian. However, older women who maintain longer hair can sometimes be seen as childish.

Long hair can be seen as a shield of sorts that connotes a lack of maturity or toughness.

Centre part: you're organised

Women who part their hair down the centre project personalities that strive for balance and order in their lives. They’re organised and responsible.

Jagged centre parts are slightly softer and signal a more easygoing attitude.

Side part: you're compassionate

Women with side parts are typically empathetic and compassionate. They care very deeply for their loved ones and make them a large part of their lives.

Sleek, straight hair: you're a perfectionist 

Pin-straight, frizz-free hair is a sign of a perfectionist who likes to be in control of every situation she finds herself in.

Wavy locks: you're creative

Low-maintenance, wavy hair is a sign of a creative and laid-back spirit who goes with the flow.

Curls: you're less serious

Curly-haired women are perceived as less serious than those with wavy or straight styles, as others will interpret them as more fun-loving and wild.

Elaborate styles: you might be self-critical

If your style is super-complicated and takes a lot of time to create, this could signal you are high maintenance. Also, it may point toward your being self-critical.

Image credits: Getty Images

This article originally appeared on Reader's Digest.

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