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Lovely Hair is Feminine

Updated on December 21, 2014

Lovely hair has always been one of woman's greatest attractions. "It has sex!" remarked one of those men who miss nothing. We called the Museum of Natural History to double check and it's true! Decorative hair is purely feminine, even though, the Museum tells us, there have been times when men wore their hair long and flowing, while women shaved off all this glamor. We have also at different times twisted it, tied it, teased it, dyed it.

Yet the ideal truly beautiful hair has remained unchanged through the ages. It turns men's heads most easily when it's soft, fragrantly clean and shimmering with health and highlights.

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Granted that your general health is good, look to your scalp. Healthy hair must come from a vibrantly healthy scalp. If the scalp becomes clogged with soil, perspiration and dandruff, the oil cells cannot function properly and the hair becomes dry and strawlike or oily and limp.

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Shampoo should, in either case, be frequent. How frequent depends on may factors - where you live, how you live, what you do for a living and the kind of hair you have. Oily hair needs washing more often than dry hair, of course. Washing doesn't harm the hair any more it harms the skin to take frequent baths. With the right kind of shampoo and there are many excellent ones thorough rinsing and drying, shampooing neither dries up the scalp not destroys hair growth, not increases dandruff. Instead, the dirt, dust, scales, etc are removed and circulation improved.

Wet the entire head before you apply the shampoo solution. This makes for faster sudsing. And if you want to get your hair clean in hurry, try this shampoo technique: With the fingers placed wide-spread at the hair-line on each side of the head, scrub with short, firm, back-to-front strokes until the fingers tips meet at the crown. When the sides of the scalp fell clean, use the same short stroke manipulations from the forehead line and nape, again letting the finger tips meet at the top of the head.

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Unless the hair is to be set and dried under the heater, dry it with clean Turkish towels, using a patting technique. On clear, warm days, let it dry out the sun. A bit of hair-dressing may be applied if hair appears too "electric" and unmanageable. But use such preparations sparingly, because too heavy an application makes hair look greasy.

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Brushing is as important as shampooing. So sit down before your dressing table mirror armed with a good clean, firm-bristled brush that is washable. Before brushing, however, give your scalp a few minutes massage. First part your hair into strands, then using both thumbs as pivots, massage the scalp with your finger tips and the palm of your hands. If you use any kind of liquid tonic or ointment, massage it into the scalp at this point.

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Hi, peachpurple. Thanks for coming. You have nice choice. Take care!

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      peachy 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      yes, especially the curly locks

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear friend, Eiddwen. Thank you very much for stopping by. I love your comment. Once again, thanks for the vote. Cheers :-)

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Your welcome, Victoria Lynn. Thank you very much for coming. Have a good day!

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear, AudreyHowitt. Thank you very much for coming and I also love see your long hair...it looks beautiful. Take care and Happy New Year.

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      My big brother, agusfanani. Thank you very much for coming and sharing great comment about hair. I totally agree with you that healthy hair is a sign how the person keeps his/her health. Happy New Year, brother!

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear, TreasuresBrenda. Welcome to this hub. The old saying about hair is right and I hope we can take care our hair well. Have a good day. See you :-)

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Your welcome, Romanian. I am glad to know this hub useful for us. Take care!

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear, Rachel L Alba. Thank you very much for stopping by. I love your comment and "hair is a woman's crowning glory" is true. Have a nice day and Happy New Year!

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear, ChitrangadaSharan. Thank you very much for coming. I love you adore your hair. I believe that most of woman have the same idea with you. Take care and Happy New Year!

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      How great be visiting you once again my friend and thank you for this wonderful hub. Voted up and shared.

      Eddy.

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      Victoria Lynn 2 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      I do think hair is one of a woman's best qualities. Nice hub! Great pictures!

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      Lovely pictures here! I love having long hair and it does require more work, but still, it makes me feel more feminine!

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      Treasures By Brenda 2 years ago from Canada

      I remember the saying that Rachel said, "Hair is a woman's crowning glory." I'm all for simplicity but that can be very nice, too.

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      agusfanani 2 years ago from Indonesia

      Hi, Prasetio30, you're right. I think hair is one of the first factors we notice in woman's attractions. Hair also shows one's health condition and how the person keeps his/her health. Thank you for sharing this useful hub. Vote up your hub.

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      Nicu 2 years ago from Oradea, Romania

      Nice article, everybody loves a great hair.

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      Rachel L Alba 2 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

      I enjoyed reading your hub about beautiful hair. There is an old saying that "hair is a woman's crowning glory". I believe that too.

      Happy New Year.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Lovely hub about how much it is important for a woman to take care of her crowning glory--the hair. A woman feels most confidant, if she has healthy and gorgeous hair.

      Excellent pictures and wonderful hub! Voted up!

      Happy New Year to you once again!

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear friend, DDE. Thank you very much for stopping by. I love your comment and I believe that you have beautiful hair as well. Take care and happy holidays!

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      Devika Primić 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Beautiful photos! You have informed me about another important topic.

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear, Vellur. Thanks for coming. I do believe with you. Take care and happy holidays!

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      Great hub and you say healthy hair begins with a healthy scalp. Yes hair is a woman's crowning glory.

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear, Nell Rose. Thanks for stopping by. I believe that you have beautiful hair. Have a nice holidays!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi pras, I love the style of the girl with the red hair, this is really interesting, I have always dyed my hair blond, wouldn't have it any other way unless I go red! lol!

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear, Ruby (always exploring). I am so happy to see you again and beautiful comment about this topic. Thank you very much. God bless you!

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Your welcome, AliciaC. I am glad to know that you love this hub. I do believe that you have beautiful hair like a beautiful queen, the queen of Hubpages. Have a nice day!

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Hi, abragam. Welcome to my hub. Thanks for coming. I have the same idea with you about woman's hair with good fragrance. Take care!

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Your welcome, schoolgirlforreal. I believe that you have beautiful hair too. See you :-)

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      brother, Frank Atanacio. Thanks for stopping by. I think we have the same idea about woman's hair. Have a good day!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Great tips Prasetio! I do believe beautiful hair is a woman's glory...

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      Linda Crampton 2 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      You have shared some useful tips for creating beautiful hair, Prasetio.

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      Abragam 2 years ago from India

      It is beautiful to watch the women's hair, I love women's hair with good fragrance. :)

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      schoolgirlforreal 2 years ago from USA

      Enjoyed reading this hub, thanks ! :)

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      i always find women's hair to be sensual and ur hub and photos substantiate my beliefs.. :) awesome

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      prasetio30 2 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear friend, Jackie Lynnley. Thanks for stopping by. I do agree with you. Hair is like a woman's crown. I am glad to know that you love this hub as well. Have a nice day! See you :-)

      Prasetio

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      Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago from The Beautiful South

      I guess a woman's hair is her glory. We sure spend a lot of our life on it. I have great hair and very thankful for it. Great tips; it does take some work. Up and sharing!