Femininity and Long Hair
Why do long hair and femininity go hand in hand? Is a woman only a woman based on the length of her tresses?
Long hair as a symbol of beauty has been ingrained in a woman’s mentality from the time she could read. The story of Rapunzel and her long hair was not only about saving a princess, but also about a woman’s hair. Without Rapunzel’s flowing golden hair, she could not have been saved from the tower. I suppose short haired Rapunzel would just have had to suffer. Long hair is intrinsically related to a woman’s beauty, femininity and power, despite almost anything else. Read my full story here!