Here’s What Your Haircut Dreams Really Mean

It's time to make sense of your haircut dreams!

Since we’re all spending time at home and not getting our hair trimmed, you might find yourself having dreams about getting a haircut, or cutting your own hair. If you are wondering what your dreams about cutting hair are trying to tell you, you’ve come to the right place.

Mainly, any haircut dreams you have are to do with the fact you desire change in your life. If you’ve dreamt that you have cut your own hair, you may be at a stage where you realise that it is time to leave the past behind.

But, it is also important to take into account the other factors happening in your dream, especially if the person cutting your hair isn’t you. Intrigued? Keep on reading to uncover the meaning behind your haircut dreams.

Dreaming About Haircuts

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Dreams have numerous meanings and, in psychology, their interpretations can be used to try to identify the feelings and the stage that a person is going through.

Your hair plays a big part in your life, it represents who you are or what you show to other people. So, when it is a part of your dream, it can show you that the issues associated with the image you put out to the world are demanding greater attention.

Generally, when your hair appears prominently and looks healthy, it is a sign of a phase in which vanity or self-love is on the rise. And, if you are hiding your hair in your dreams, you are probably not at that stage and need to give yourself some TLC.

Does Dreaming About Haircuts Mean Change?

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We all have the habit of cutting or dyeing our hair when new seasons come. So,  dreaming about a haircut may indicate that a cycle in your life has ended and a new one is about to begin.

Dreams About Cutting Somebody Else’s Hair

If you’re dreaming about cutting someone else’s hair, it may be because there is something you need to address with the said person. Maybe you want to resolve a falling out you had, or take a step back from the relationship you have with them.

On the other hand, you might be dreaming about this happening because you want to help the said person, but you aren’t able to.

Dreams About Hair Being Cut

If your hair is being cut by someone else, it could be a sign you feel like your power is being taken away from you. You might be experiencing stress at work or feel out of control in a certain situation.

The Hairstyle You Dream About Also Matters

If your hair is healthy and shiny in your dream, it is a positive sign. If your hair is stressed, it might mean you need to take some time to practice some self-care at home.

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Dreaming About Hair Fall

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Being in a moment of restlessness due to a problem or fear of losing something can result in a dream about hair loss. Dreaming about someone close to you, or going bald yourself represents a really drastic change, a great start or a moment of total detachment and personal sacrifices.

How You Can Interpret Your Own Dreams

If you want to interpret your own haircut dreams further, ask yourself these questions so you can understand the message your unconscious is sending you and take the time to reflect:

1. Do I want positive change to happen?
2. Am I too attached to a certain situation?
3. Am I ready to start a new habit and let go of old ones?

Once you’ve figured it all out, you can consult in the stars and see what your horoscope is saying about your hair.

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