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.
The symbolism for this hairstyle is based on the common perception
of large Afros being an outrageously humorous outdated hairstyle from
the disco era.
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 at
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.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being concerned about going bald from
medical treatment. In waking life she was concerned with something
mean she said to someone that she couldn't take back. In this case
the balding may have reflected her dislike of herself being perceived
by others as having a thinking style that never cares about other
people's feelings at all or too professionally empty.
*Please See Hair
To dream of blonde or yellow hair represents a thinking style that
is being noticed. What you are thinking or how you are thinking being
obvious to others. Awareness of yourself or someone else thinking
in a certain way.
blonde hair in a dream may reflect actualization of thoughts. Awareness
of your ideas "coming to life." Seeing your ideas happen
for real. Feeling good noticing something you are thinking happening.
Thinking it's fantastic to watch your ideas come to life.
hair may reflect fears coming to life or embarrassment of your thinking
style being obvious to people who don't respect you. Fearing offensive
ideas being noticed by people with authority over you. Jealousy of
enemies laughing at your ideas or honesty.
To dream of beautiful
people with blonde hair may reflect pleasant feelings about life experience
where you are noticing your dreams or desires happening for real.
Positive attention to your ideas or comments.
Example: A woman
had recurring nightmares of herself having blonde hair. In waking
life she was fearing that highly controversial statements she was
making in public would be discovered and get her in trouble. The blonde
hair in this case may have reflected her feelings about her controversial
political opinions causing her an excessive amount of attention.
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 girlfriend."
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.
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.
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.
hair may reflect a thinking style that is perceived to be outrageous.
*Please See Haircut.
To dream of dirty hair represents thoughts, emotions, or attitudes
that have become negative, corrupted, or stagnant.
To dream of dreadlocks represents a thinking style that permanently
accepts itself the way it is without believing it has any problems.
Laid back without problems. A thinking style that is adorable about
never believing anything is a problem. A thinking style that is different
and doesn't have to care about changing if it doesn't want to. A thinking
style that is laid back about never having a problem at all. Non-jealous
attitude about ex-partners being close friends. A thinking style that
cares about nothing accept creativity, music, or being professional
about being down to earth. A thinking style that is never angry. Talking
or acting like nothing is ever wrong when inside there is something
may reflect a thinking style that scares others with laziness or a
reckless laid back thinking style. A thinking style that scares you
that it's enjoying noticing itself no matter what. Awareness of yourself
or someone else thinking dangerously about being laid back. A thinking
style that dangerously accepts itself the way it is with no problems.
Uncomfortable feelings about being sexually liberal as though it's
common. A thinking style that doesn't do anything accept tell other
people why it's always having a good time to the point of causing
discomfort or feeling it's dirty. Thinking style that is dangerously
also be a sign that you or someone else isn't as conservatively serious
about something as much as someone else is to the point of be looked
at as reckless or dangerous.
Example: A young
man dreamed of touching his dreadlocks. In waking life he had just
broken up with his girlfriend with a friendly mutual understanding.
In this case the dreadlocks may have reflected his thinking style
being laid back without problems about easy breaking up with his girlfriend
and casually accepting her date someone else while being his friend.
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of someone pulling on her dreadlocks. In waking life she was
trying her hardest to relax or act laid back at work while people
were gossiping about her. She was having problems being accepted laid
back without problems.
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.
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 grey hair represents feelings about being experienced
or serious about some area of your life. Long-term experience, cynicism,
professionalism or subject matter that has to be thought about a lot.
Wisdom gained and applied. Feeling wiser than other people. Respecting
yourself or others for being accomplished.
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
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 one.
To dream of smelling someone's hair may reflect feelings about how
you feel about someone else's thinking style. Liking smelling hair
may reflect your approval or attraction to someone else's ideas. Not
liking smelling hair may reflect your disapproval or disgust with
someone else's ideas.
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.
*Please See Blonde
*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.
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.
Example 2: A grown man dreamed of seeing someone with a stupid looking
haircut. In waking life he felt that he looked stupid living at home
with his mother.
Example 3: A man dreamed of getting a really humiliating haircut.
In waking life he rejected a movie role due to his religious values
which caused the management of the film company to fire him. He felt
he looked stupid in front of others for his religious values after
being "groomed" by the film company for a year for films.
*Please See Barber
*Please See Salon.
*Please See Hairdresser.
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.
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 freedom.
To dream of messy hair represents thoughts and emotions of insecurity,
low self-esteem, frustration, nervousness, or self-critique.
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 about others.
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.
To dream of a mustache represents the personality respecting itself
never needing to be nice about what it says if it doesn't want to.
Asserting yourself saying whatever you want to someone else. Not fearing
what you say to anyone. Talking to someone else like they aren't a
about a mustache represents the personality making assertive remarks,
comments, or statements that are rude, insensitive, or not concerned
with others feelings. No concern whether or not someone is feeling
good about what you are saying to them. Talking back to people or
talking down to people. Not caring about what you are saying, or about
the consequences of it. A lack of concern for others feelings what
what you are saying. Awareness of yourself or others speaking to others
like a "total asshole" or loser.
To dream of a
trimmed mustache may reflect feelings about reducing reckless assertiveness
with what you are saying. Managing or paying more attention to what
you are saying.
that may trigger a dream with a mustache in it may be name calling,
rude remarks, or insensitively speaking of the dead when someone is
Example: A man
dreamed of seeing a man with a mustache. In waking life he was feeling
good asserting himself telling someone to "go f*ck himself"
for being reckless.
Example 2: A teenage
boy dreamed of seeing his father with a trimmed mustache. In waking
life he was arguing with his father a lot. The mustache symbolism
in this case may have reflected his feelings about his father reducing
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
To dream of hair in a ponytail represents thoughts being under control,
acceptable, disciplined, or practicing self-restraint.
To dream of pubic hair represents sexually desirous thoughts.
Shaving public hair may reflect abstinence or a loss of sexual interest.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.