Most women feel a passionate connection with their hair. It’s out there for the world to see, and when we’re experiencing that quintessential good hair day, we stand taller, project killer confidence and, we’ll admit it, feel sexier.
That’s not weird: All humans are programmed to subconsciously read our potential mate’s hair as measure of their health, and we, subconsciously, know that. BUT. While potential suitors will notice if you’ve got luscious locks, nobody will love you for your hair alone (and if they do, they’ve got problems). They’ll love you for the whole package: someone who is confident, healthy and feels beautiful.
No miracle mousse or shampoo alone will make that happen. Here are our science-approved guidelines to what makes hair look sexy. Spoiler alert: Like most of our external beauty, it all comes from within.