13 Things Your Hairstyle Could Reveal About Your Personality

First impressions are important. Here are some clues your hairstyle could provide.

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Dark hair: You're thoughtful

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Women with darker locks are often perceived as more thoughtful and enigmatic, which can contribute to their mysterious sex appeal. Here are secrets hair stylists won't tell you for free.

Red hair: You're fun-loving


Red-haired women are often branded as "fiery" and are typically perceived as fun-loving and wild. This is what your hair is trying to tell you about your health.

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.

Gray hair: You're confident

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Women who go or remain gray are considered confident and appear unwilling to bend to societal standards of beauty. That said, gray-haired women may also be construed as older than they actually are. Here are surprising reasons you're going gray.

Bold colors: You're a rebel


Wild hair colors 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. Find out why hair grows faster in the summer, and other surprising myths and facts about hair.

Center part: You're organized


Women who part their hair down the center project personalities that strive for balance and order in their lives. They're organized and responsible. Jagged center parts are slightly softer and signal a more easygoing attitude.

Side part: You're compassionate

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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. These are other signs you have incredible empathy.

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. These are other clear signs you're a perfectionist.

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