The Meaning and Interpretation of Dreaming of Having Long Hair

Written By Jamie Young

Dreaming about long hair is a symbol of power, sexuality, and freedom. In a dream, long hair can also be a reminder of your goals, and a symbol of success. It can also be a symbol of the burden you are carrying, or your desire to escape from responsibilities.

What Does It Mean to Dream About Long Hair

Dreaming about having long hair is generally regarded as a sign of vanity and pride in some cultures, and sometimes dreaming like this is an indication that you are feeling insecure about your own appearance. The reason for these dreams could stem from a desire to look more appealing or it may be nothing more than wishful thinking that you have longer locks which make you feel prettier.

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Seeing Long Black Hair in Dream

When you dream of seeing long black hair, it means that your subconscious is conflicted between two ideas, or trying to resolve a conflict between what you expect and what has actually happened.

Seeing Long Hair in Dream

If you dream of seeing long hair, then this could indicate deep frustration or anger that you aren’t able to communicate with a particular loved one. This anger could be directed at the person or yourself. Long has been known to represent so many things. You may be feeling lonely, bored or even irritable. 

Dreaming of a Man With Long Hair

Dreaming of a man with long hair in your dream can represent a deep need or desire of yours that has not yet been met. You may be feeling as though there is something missing from your life or that you need to make some drastic changes in order to feel fulfilled and happy. If this is the case, putting yourself out there, getting out more and being social might be just what you need to start feeling better about yourself.

Dream of Having Long Beautiful Hair

Dreaming about long, beautiful hair is a common occurrence for many women. It could signify that you’re feeling accomplished or proud of yourself if your hair looks particularly nice in your dream. On the other hand, you may have cut your hair short recently, so this dream could represent your anxiety about how different you’ll look now. 

Dream About Long Nose Hair

If you dream about long nose hair, you’ll probably have a hard time. Being dishonest with yourself and others will cause more harm than good. Don’t be so quick to judge your friends and family. Be careful when taking any new relationships seriously. You might find out too late that the person has done something in the past that will affect your relationship with them.

Dream of Long Hair on Head

Dreaming that you have long hair on your head symbolizes that you are missing out on some good opportunities in your life at the moment. You may not be opening yourself up enough to the possibility of success, happiness or even love. Hanging onto a grudge will also cause you to lose out on some great chances in relationships and other aspects of your life.

Dream of Having Long Curly Hair

When you dream about having long curly hair, it can either mean you want to let your natural side shine, or it means you’re feeling a sense of being trapped that you need to let go. This is a very positive message! It means that if you act right now, change your way of thinking and take action you will reach your goals. By changing how you approach a problem, or find solutions, you will be setting yourself up for success.

Dream Pulling Long Hair Out of Mouth

When you dream of pulling a long hair out of the mouth of someone you know, it means you are in the process of judgment. You might feel that this person’s mannerisms, morality, or ethical beliefs are not being properly expressed. This could be the case even if there is no overt conflict. It could be that you feel like something has been taken from you against your will — or someone or something has invaded your thoughts and feelings and refuses to leave. Dreaming about hair pulling is also a sign of resentment or sadness.

Dreaming of a Woman With Long Black Hair

When you dream about a woman with long black hair, you’re likely feeling a sense of longing and loneliness. Chances are the woman in your dream represents you — she’s what you really want to be. The disconnect comes from the fact that she’s not who you are now, which is why you’re so lonely and longing for something or someone else.

Dream of Having Long Thick Hair

If you’re dreaming about having long, thick hair, it’s a generally positive sign. It means that you’re either going through a significant period of growth which has resulted in your hair expanding with your head, or you’re yearning for  more self-development and are expressing this through the metaphor of hair. It also means that you’re finally free of all your inhibitions, and ready to let yourself shine.

Biblical Meaning of Long Hair in a Dream

The bible actually mentions long hair quite a few times. 1 Corinthians 11:15 says “But if a woman has long hair, is it her glory? For her hair is given to her for a covering.” 1 Corinthians 11:14 says “Does not nature itself teach you that if a man wears long hair it is a disgrace for him” and Numbers 6:5 ““All the days of his vow of separation, no razor shall touch his head. Until the time is completed for which he separates himself to the Lord, he shall be holy. He shall let the locks of hair of his head grow long.”


If you dream of long hair, you may be trying to make up for past insecurities or failures. In Japan, dreaming of long hair symbolizes good luck and longevity. In China, it can foretell a new love interest or marriage soon.