To dream of hair represents the type of thoughts that you're having.
Your mindset. The color and style of the hair represents
the manner in which you are thinking.
To dream of an Afro hairstyle represents a thinking style that
feels exceptional good in ways that are completely out of touch
with current realities. Embarrassment that you or someone else is
over-enthusiastic about old ideas that are not acceptable anymore.
that you believed you could relive the past or repeat youthful behavior
that is best suited for younger people. Enthusiastically repeating
the past in ways that may look stupid to other people. Feelings
about being too late with an enthusiastic attitude in a situation.
an Afro haircut may reflect feelings about yourself looking stupid
if you feel good about subjects that other people have grown bored
of discussing a long time ago. Feeling good thinking or talking
about dead people in enthusiastic ways of whom other people might
think is too concerned with inappropriately reliving the past.
with an Afro in a dream may be a sign that you fear speaking up
to parents or older people about ideas they have that are embarrassingly
Example: A woman
had a nightmare about seeing a faceless man with an Afro standing
over her bed. In waking life she was pregnant with a baby by a man
she hardly knew when she already had 2 children. The Afro in this
case may have reflected her feeling about having a third child by
a man she hardly knew being looked at
by all her friends and family as a stupid idea for her to be happy
about since she older now and already had 2 children.
Example 2: A
woman dreamed of seeing an old friend and he had an Afro. In waking
life this friend has died years ago and she felt stupid trying to
feel good talking about him to friends because everyone had gotten
over his death years ago and moved on. TOP
To dream of being totally bald in a dream represents your mindset
being totally unconcerned. Not caring about consequences
or outcomes at all. It may also reflect a total lack
of feeling or remorse for what you are doing to others. Total
baldness could also represent fearlessness about a problem you're
Alternatively, being bald may reflect total change of attitude or
beliefs. Not caring about what you used to think or believe
To dream of seeing a bald person represents you or some aspect of
your personality that is free of distraction, or totally focused. Fearlessness. It
may also represent a mindset that is totally unconcerned with consequences
or feelings. Negatively, you may also feel that a person
or situation is heartless.
To see a bald black person in a dream symbolizes your belief that
something is permanently lost or your desire for things you can't
believe are ever going to happen. You may not be able
to focus on or believe in anything else.
To dream of bald evil or bad people symbolizes negative personality
traits that are unsympathetic or have no remorse. Fears
of things that you feel are insensitive to your well-being. Bald
evil people may also reflect your own lack of remorse that is going
Example: A man dreamed of a bald man guiding him around
a scary building. In waking life he was totally focused
on dealing with his personal problems and facing fears he had. The
bad man reflected his complete lack of distraction as he tried to
deal with his problems.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing an insecure bald black
man with his head down. In waking life he was totally
preoccupied with a mysterious health problem that he feared would
never go away. TOP
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To dream of blonde or yellow hair represent represents a thinking
pattern that is being noticed by you. Awareness of yourself or someone
else thinking in a certain way.
blonde hair in a dream may reflect actualization of thoughts. Making
your thoughts come to life or making idea happen for real. Feeling
good noticing something you are thinking happening. Thinking it's
fantastic to watch your ideas come to life.
blonde hair may reflect fears coming to life or jealousy of your
enemies realizing the goals they talked about. TOP
To dream of a bowl style haircut represents your thoughts about
an issue or situation that ignores quality, beauty, or feelings
for function. An aspect of your personality that is systematic or
has a one size fits all approach. Looking stupid for not being more
concerned about appearances in some area of your life. Undesirable
conformity. Feeling stupid about a situation where every single
thing you don't want is happening all the time. Feeling stupid for
not being original or not being treated special.
A bowl style
haircut may appear in a dream when feelings or style is not considered
as part of a choice or offer.
Example: A woman
dreamed of seeing a kid with a bowl style haircut. In waking life
she felt uncomfortable having to be supportive of her boyfriend
when his ex-girlfriend died. The bowl cut may have reflected how
stupid she felt she looked to other people having her life centered
around a dead ex-girlfriend when she didn't know awhile also feeling
that she ever got as much attention from her boyfriend. She felt
stupid not being treated special or that she was "just another
To dream of braided hair represents thoughts or emotional patterns
that are repetitive or difficult to stop.
Negatively, you may have a problem getting something off your mind.
Positively, you may be very excited about something that you can't
stop thinking about.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a girl with braided hair. In
waking life he was having difficulty getting over his romantic feelings
for a woman. Each time he would think about her he couldn't
stop thinking about her. He became annoyed with his inability
to stop being attracted to the woman. TOP
To brush or comb your hair represents correcting thoughts, attitudes,
or opinions regarding a problem or issue you have in waking life. You
are clarifying issues. TOP
To dream of curly hair represents a mindset or thinking style
that is different than everyone else. Feeling good thinking in a
way that is different. Feeling good thinking in a way that is imperfect.
curly hair may reflect a thinking style that is perceived to be
outrageous. Unpredictable thinking. TOP
*Please See Haircut.
To dream of dirty hair represents thoughts, emotions, or attitudes
that have become negative, corrupted, or stagnant. TOP
To dream of dreadlocks represents a mindset that is laid back
or never thinks something is a problem. Negatively, dreadlocks may
reflect laziness or some area of your life where you are noticing
yourself being a slob. It may also be a sign that you aren't as
concerned about something as someone else is.
Example: A young man dreamed touching his dreadlocks. In
waking life he had just broken up with his girlfriend with a friendly
mutual understanding. TOP
Dying / Dyed Hair
To dream of dying your hair or hair that is already dyed represents
a change in the way you think. The colors become symbols
for how you are thinking.
For example if you dyed your hair blood red it would symbolize your
thoughts becoming very negative. If you dyed your hair
blonde it would represent a change that makes you want to notice
yourself doing something different.
See the themes section
for colors for a more in depth look at color. TOP
To dream of
hair represents your thinking style. The color and style of the
hair represents the manner in which you are thinking. Organized
hair reflects a systematic or methodical thinking style. Messy or
tangled hair reflects self-critical or hysterical thoughts.
Red Hair (Blood
Red) in a dream represents negative or excessive thinking patterns.
You or some aspect of your personality that's not being genuine
or caring. Red hair may also reflect lying, cheating, anger, or
being mean to someone.
(Redhead, Ginger, Or Carrot Top) in a dream represents a thinking
style that is noticeable or hard to avoid noticing. Beliefs, emotions,
or situations that are impossible to stop or avoid. An area of your
life that is overpowering your focus and can't go unnoticed. Negatively,
orange hair may reflect a preoccupation with wanting to be noticed
or outrageous behavior that is impossible to ignore. Extremist thinking
that shocks other people.
hair represents selfish thinking patterns. Jealousy, arrogance,
or preoccupation with feeling that you are a loser forever. Lighter
green hair may reflect proactive, progressive, or mindset focused
hair represents thinking patterns that are neutral or indifferent.
hair can reflect thinking patterns that are focused on feeling total
powerlessness. Nothing you want is happening. It may also reflect
very dark and uncaring thinking patterns.
Light blue hair
represents positive thinking patterns. It may also reflect sensitivity.
Dark blue hair
represents insensitive or cold thinking patterns.
Black hair represents
imbalanced thinking. Dark, depressed, negative, or excessive thoughts.
Black hair may also represent a fearful mindset.
White hair symbolizes
balanced thinking patterns. Negative or unhealthy beliefs are being
totally cleansed. Possibly a sign of self-improvement or positive
change. White hair may also represent good intentions.
To dream of
having someone else's hair represents your thoughts or your style
of thinking be based on whatever that qualities, feelings, or memories
stand out most about that person. It may also reflect similar a
style of thinking to that person.
To dream of eating hair may represent feelings of disgust or embarrassment
that you have to experience or think about someone else's problem.
To dream of
bugs in your hair represents annoyances, frustrations, or undesirable
situations that you feel stuck with. Feeling unable to stop thinking
of something annoying.
To dream of hair being on fire represents a mindset that is consumed
by loss or the threat of loss. Preoccupation with a very serious
situation. Feeling that there is "no joking around" this
time. Dreams of hair being on fire may turn up when you or someone
you know is faced with a terrible crisis such as the death of loved
Refer to the
themes section for
hair for a more in depth look at hair symbolism.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a scary lady with green hair.
In waking life she was very jealous that her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend
was more attractive and a better lover than she was. She couldn't
stop thinking about it.
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*Please See Haircut.
*Please See Barber
To dream of hair curlers represents thinking in circles. You are
having thoughts about a problem or situation that is repeating itself
over and over without a solution. Feeling embarrassed that you are
aware of yourself thinking about a problem or person too much. Feeling
uncomfortable thinking about something too much.
It may also
reflect feelings of needing to be perfect with repetitive thinking
or behavior. TOP
To dream of willingly getting a haircut represents a fresh start
or change in your thinking style. Shedding unwanted thoughts, emotions,
or life situations. Alternatively, you may have gone to far with
something and are cutting back. Being set straight by someone else
on an issue.
To have your
haircut against your will represents a lost sense of freedom, power,
or status. Some aspect of yourself is conforming or giving in. Unwanted
changes in your life that force you to think in an undesirable way.
To dream of
a haircut that cuts off long hair or too much hair represents a
lost power or freedom. It may also reflect an undesirable change
in your life.
To change hair
styles represents a change in the way you are thinking or your attiude.
Example: A man
dreamed of getting a haircut. In waking life his struggling new
business finally took off.
*Please See Salon.
*Please See Hairdresser. TOP
To dream of hair loss or balding represents losing confidence, self-esteem,
or feelings of being or becoming powerless. Feeling distraught.
To dream of
your hair coming out in patches may reflect shock or surprise that
your reputation or self-image is in ruins. It may also reflect a
fear of permanent embarrassment. A sign that you may be desperate
to head off any more embarassment.
Example: A woman
dreamed of seeing her hair coming out in patches. In waking life
she was frustrated at about how negative a comment her husband made
was about purposely manipulating her.
Example 2: A man dreamed of experiencing hairvloss. In waking life
he was worried about appearing to others as a total loser due to
a failing business venture. TOP
To dream of long hair represents freedom, power and status.
To dream of having long hair cut short may reflect feelings about
losing your freedom, power, or status. Embarrassing losses that
you have to live with. Feeling controlled after first experiencing
To dream of messy hair represents thoughts and emotions of insecurity,
low self-esteem, frustration, nervousness, or self-critique. TOP
To dream of a mohawk represents non-conventional thinking, or not
caring about what anyone else is thinking. Purposely
doing things different. Insensitivity to others beliefs
or views. Negatively, it represents being totally unconcerned
Positively it represents resisting pressure or the demands of others
with crazy ideas or unconventional behavior. A thinking
style that is intentionally non-conformist or anti-establishment. TOP
To dream of a mustache represents not caring about what you are
saying, or about the consequences of it. Often negative things you
are saying to or about other people. A lack of concern for others
feelings what what you are saying. Awareness of yourself or others
speaking to others like a "total asshole."
that may trigger a dream with a mustache in it may be name calling,
rude remarks, or insensitively speaking of the dead when you someone
is grieving. TOP
To dream of pigtails represents you or some aspect of yourself that
is completely subordinate or does whatever it's told.
pigtails may be symbolic of never standing up for yourself or allowing
others to tell you what to do.
can symbolize some aspect of your personality that is totally under
your control, or working in your favor.
Example: A man
dreamed of seeing a little girl with pigtails. In waking life he
was sexually attracted to a girl whom he couldn't resist no matter
how hard he tried. He felt completely subordinate to his attraction
to the woman. TOP
To dream of hair in a ponytail represents thoughts being under control,
acceptable, disciplined, or practicing self-restraint. TOP
To dream of pubic hair represents sexually desirous thoughts.
Shaving public hair may reflect abstinence or a loss of sexual interest. TOP
To dream of a shaved head represents completely sacrificing the
way you think. Major change to your regular habits or behavior.
Giving up certain thoughts and behaviors, often negative personality
traits. A shaved head is common when a person is changing their
Example: A woman
dreamed of shaving her head. In waking life she was trying to be
a vegetarian. The shaved head reflected her giving up her old non-vegan
Example 2: A
woman dreamed of having her head shaved and having the word "cancer"
written on it. In waking life 3 weeks after the dream she was diagnosed
with breast cancer. The dream may have been intuitive about the
shock should experience in her near future about having to completely
change he life to fight the disease.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of seeing someone shaving their head.
In waking life she was considering leaving her cheating husband
and divorcing him. The shaved head in the dream may have reflected
her feelings about completely changing how she thought about her
lifestyle from married to single. TOP
To dream of short hair on someone whom it is unusual, or to see
long hair cut short represents a sacrfice of power, or the freedom
to think freely. Some aspect of yourself is conforming
or less powerful than before. TOP
To dream of
hair being slicked back represents a thinking style or attitude
that is focused on doing everything you're supposed to be doing.
Being on top of things all the time. Never embarrassing yourself
or always being conscious of the possibly of mistakes. Making extra
sure that your life or a situation is by the book.
hair may also reflect a professional attitude or a big concern about
rules or fairness.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing himself with perfect slicked back
hair. In waking life he was preparing to prove himself to an old
friend from high school about why he was a responsible winner in
life by discussing his business with him. He was nervous about making
a responsible impression on his old friend. TOP
To dream of spikey hair represents a mindset that is rebellious,
spiteful, resistant, or insensitive to rules or beliefs. It may
also reflect you or someone else that is breaking the rules, being
mean, or being difficult on purpose. TOP
To dream of washing hair represents changing negative thoughts or
bad attitudes. You are making a fresh start. Trying to rid yourself
of unpleasant thoughts or get your mind of something you don't like.
Example: A woman
dreamed of washing her hair in dirty water. In waking life she had
a headache she couldn't get rid of no matter what she tried. TOP