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Her tiered hair also has subtle Regal Ringlets.

"Give me a head with hair, long beautiful hair, shinin', gleamin', steamin', flaxen, waxen. Give me down to there hair, shoulder length or longer, here baby, there mama, everywhere, daddy, daddy, hair...
Flow it, show it, long as God can grow it, my hair..."

Hair is a good indicator of a character's social class, time period, clique, outlook, and even moral alignment. The following are some of the ways hair can provide nuance, as well as show character and plot turning points.


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    Scalp hair 

    Body hair 

    Baldness and lack of hair 
  • Charlie Brown Baldness: Illustrated character is ostensibly not bald, but has only two or three visible strands of hair on their head
  • Chrome Dome Psi: Bald and psychic
  • Furry Baldness: Anthropomorphic animals with wisps of hair atop their head to make them look like a bald old man
  • Prematurely Bald: A bald man much too young to be bald

    Hair accessories 


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