There are many different types of dreams about hair, and their meanings can be different depending on what exactly happened in the dream. The question that arises is: “Why do we dream about hair?”
Generally, when you dream about hair, it could mean that you are feeling insecure about your appearance or that you need to change something about yourself.
The meaning could also be something completely different depending on what happened with your hair in your dream. Were you dying your hair in the dream? If so, what color did you used? Every color have different symbolism, so that’s why there are so many different interpretations for this kind of dreams.
There are also other types of dreams about hair. You maybe had a dream about getting a haircut, or a dream about losing your hair, or being bald, or a dream about having long hair etc…
In the list we created below, we collected the most common dreams about hair and the meaning behind those dreams.
Dreaming of hair (General meaning)
Our hair is closely tied to our identity. It grows out of our heads and can be cut, dyed or styled in many different ways. You can choose to grow long hair or shave it off completely, and because of this, in dreams it can also symbolize control or lack of it.
For example, if someone else was cutting your hair in the dream, it can be a sign that someone has some control over you which they shouldn’t have.
If you have a dream about having a bad hairstyle, this usually represents something about yourself or your appearance that you aren’t happy with.
A dream about having thinning hair could be a warning about loss of confidence or diminished self-esteem. If you are dreaming about losing your hair, it could mean that you are feeling insecure or fearful about something in your life.
To dream of beautiful hair is a sign of good luck and prosperity. It is a symbol that you will soon be receiving great wealth.
Dreaming of messy, greasy or dirty hair can be a sign that you need to cleanse your mind. It may also indicate a desire for change in your personal life, or even in your career.
If you are dreaming of having clean hair, this is a positive sign. This dream is telling you that you are very meticulous and that you are careful with what you do. You do not like to make mistakes and always try your best to do things right.
To dream of pulling your hair out, is a sign that you are feeling insecure about something or someone. It is an indication of your emotional instability and anxiety.
If you dream of tangled hair, it is a sign that your life is full of problems and troubles. The tangled hair may also indicate that you are confused about something.
Dreaming of a hair salon is often a sign that you need to get out and have some fun. You may be feeling stressed or overwhelmed with your responsibilities, but it is important that you take some time for yourself in order to rest and relax.
In general, dreaming about hair extensions means that you are striving to improve your self-image and/or your self-esteem. It also can mean that there is something about yourself or your life that needs to change for the better.
To dream of becoming bald, signifies that you have reached the stage of maturity where it is no longer important to impress others with your physical appearance.
To dream of getting a haircut indicates that you feel like you need to make some changes in your life. It could be as simple as getting a new hairstyle or hair color or as complex as leaving your job and moving to another country.
Dreaming of your hair falling out
If you dream about losing your hair, it can be a sign that you’re experiencing stress or anxiety. If you dream of your hair falling out, it can also be a sign that you are worried about losing control over your life.
If someone else’s hair falls out while they are with you in the dream, then it means that the person will experience some sort of loss in their life.
Dreaming of hair loss, in general, is a sign that you are lacking confidence and self-esteem. You might feel like your life is passing you by and you are not getting what you want.
Dreaming of tying your hair
If you are a woman and you dream of tying your hair, then it represents how you feel about your life. It could mean that there is something about your life that is not as it should be, or that there is something in your life that needs to change. You may also be looking for some way to express yourself.
If you are a man, this dream can be a sign that you will be successful in your work. You should not worry about anything and everything will be fine.
To dream of someone tying their hair may be an indication that you are feeling trapped or restricted by a situation. You may be finding it difficult to get out of a bad relationship or job, and this dream is showing you the need to take action and make some changes in your life.
Dreaming of having a ponytail is a common dream for women, and it can be interpreted in many different ways. In general, it is seen as a sign that you are worried about your ability to handle a situation you are currently facing in your life.
Dreaming of combing hair
If you dream of combing your hair, it means that there will be a lot of changes in your life. You might start a new job or move to a different city or country. You may also meet someone new and fall in love with them.
If you dream of brushing your hair and it looks really good, then it means that you are ready to face your life problems directly.
Dreaming of styling your hair
If you dream of styling your own hair, this may be a sign that you need to get out more often and enjoy life. If it feels like a chore to style your hair, then this dream could represent the stress of trying to please everyone else.
In general, to dream of styling someone’s hair is a sign of your ability to bring out the best in people and help them achieve their goals.
If you dream of someone styling you hair, it suggests that you feel like something is being done to you without your consent. You feel like someone is trying to change you and make you into something that doesn’t feel right for who you are.
You may dream of someone styling their hair if you are feeling left out or isolated. If this person in your dream is a family member or your partner, then it could be a sign that you are feeling neglected by them.
Dreaming of dyeing your hair
To dream of seeing yourself dyeing your hair, signifies that you will soon change your habits and manner of living. The exception to this interpretation is a dream in which you are dyeing your hair back to its original color (more about it below).
Dreaming of someone dying their hair is a sign that you are unsatisfied with the current state of your life. You may be feeling stuck in your current job or relationship and feel like you need to make some changes. The dream could also be pointing to an unhealthy craving for change and excitement.
To dream of dyeing your hair back to its original color, signifies that you are determined to avoid any unnecessary changes in your life. This dream can also be a sign that you feel nostalgic about something.
If you dream of dyeing your hair black, it could be that you are feeling isolated from others and are ready to break out of your shell and make new friends. You might need some time alone to reflect on your life choices and where they are leading you.
Dyeing your hair red is in a dream can be interpreted in a variety of ways. It could mean that you feel like you are being pressured to do what others want or expect from you and not necessarily what you want.
It could also mean that you are feeling uncomfortable or unhappy with yourself and want to make some changes, but are afraid to do so because of other people’s opinions.
Dreaming of dyeing your hair blonde means that you need to be more adventurous in life and try something new. It also means that you are feeling overwhelmed by something in your life, and need to take a break from it all.
Dyeing your hair green is an expression of rebellion and individuality, which can be good or bad depending on the circumstances. If you’re dreaming of dyeing your hair green, this could be a sign that you’re ready to break out of your shell and express yourself more fully.
The color pink can represent femininity, youthfulness, romance, love and innocence, but it can also symbolize vanity and naiveté. A dream about dyeing your hair pink is likely to represent one of two things: either you are trying to express yourself more freely or that you are feeling insecure about how others perceive you.
Dyeing your hair brown in your dream may indicate that you are hiding something about yourself from other people.
Dreaming of having a new hairstyle
When you dream of having a new hairstyle, it can be a sign that you are feeling unsatisfied with your current look.
In this case, the dream may be telling you that you need to make some changes in your life. Perhaps you have been feeling bored or stagnant lately. Or maybe there are some aspects of your appearance that need improvement.
Dreaming of braided hair
Dreaming of braided hair, symbolizes your feelings about being tied down or confined by relationships or other situations in your life.
You may be feeling that you want more freedom to do what you want without having to worry about others and their expectations.
Dreaming of ironing hair
The primary interpretation of dreams about ironing hair is that you are trying to fix something and make it right.
You may have made a mistake or bad judgement call, and now you are trying to correct it by doing something nice for someone else.
Dreaming of curly hair
To dream of having curly hair symbolizes your desire for something new or different. You may be looking for ways to change your life, or perhaps you are feeling trapped.
The color of the curls in your dream will give additional clues as to what is going on with you.
If you have black or dark brown curls, then this dream may indicate that you have been feeling overwhelmed by your personal problems. You may need some time alone to sort out your thoughts and feelings.
Red curly hair suggests that you are feeling excited about something that has happened recently in your life.
Dreaming of artificial hair or a wig
Dreaming of a fake hairpiece or wig indicates that you are feeling unsatisfied with your current situation. It may also indicate that you are feeling like you are not good enough or that you have lost your confidence.
To dream of wearing a wig also indicates that you are hiding something from others. You may be keeping secrets and not telling the truth about your life to others.
Dreaming of washing hair
Dreaming of washing hair may be a sign that you need to take better care of yourself. You may be putting too much stress on yourself or are not taking the time to relax and unwind.
If you are dreaming of washing your hair and finding it difficult to get it clean, this suggests that you are going through a period of transition and should be prepared to accept change.
Dreaming of long hair
If you dream of yourself with longer hair, then it could mean that you are ready for a change in your life. You may be looking for more freedom or independence from others. You are ready for something new and exciting.
Dreaming of short hair can mean that you are worried about your appearance and how other people see you. You may want to work on being more confident about who you are and what you look like.
Dreaming of hair in the food
If you dream that you have hair in your food, it is a sign that someone will try to hurt you. In some cases, this means that someone wants to steal from you or make you look bad in front of others.
This dream can also indicate that there is something in your life that is not working out as planned or expected. You may need to take a step back and look at what has happened recently and how things are going.
Dreaming of a bald spot on your head
Baldness is often associated with the loss of power or loss f control.
Dreaming of a bald spot on your head represents your lack of confidence or self-worth. You may feel as if you have no control over the direction your life is going.
To dream of someone having a bald spot on their head is a sign that you need to have more confidence in yourself. You may be feeling insecure about something and you need to realize that it doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks about you. Don’t let other people’s negativity affect you.
Dreaming of hair of various colors
Dreaming of black hair is a symbol of loneliness and isolation. This dream if telling you to reach out to other people and try to find some new friends.
Red is a color that symbolizes passion, anger or love. When it comes to red hair in dreams, it has a slightly different meaning. It means that you are being pressured by opinions of other people, and that impacts your decisions and choices.
Dreaming of blonde hair is a sign that you are a free spirit and that you have a strong wish to escape from all the problems that are currently bothering you in your life.
To dream of a pink hair is a sign of desire to be able to express yourself more openly. Maybe there is something that you are hiding from others because you are afraid of how they will react if they find out what you are hiding.
Green hair in dreams symbolizes rebellious spirit. You don’t think like rest of the people and you are not afraid to voice your opinion even if you think no one will support your stance.
Brown hair in a dream can represent a desire to look better and make improvements to your appearance, but it can also be a sign that you are hiding something from your partner or family members.
If you dream of gray hair, it may be an indication that you are worrying too much about things that might not actually happen. It can also mean that you need to take responsibility for your own actions and realize that the world does not revolve around you alone.
Purple hair is a symbol of self-expression and individuality, which makes it a popular choice for those who want to stand out from the crowd. Purple has long been associated with royalty and nobility, as well as spirituality. It’s also a color that represents wisdom and creativity, so any dream of purple hair can be interpreted in many ways.
In general, dreaming of purple hair can be an indication that you’re feeling creative or inspired at the moment.
Dreaming of having blue hair is a sign that you accept yourself for who you are and that you don’t care what others think about you.