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Haircut

To dream that someone is giving you a haircut suggests that you are experiencing a decreased sense of power. You feel you are being criticized unfairly. Alternatively, your dream haircut symbolizes a fresh start. You are shedding off some unwanted aspect of yourself.

To dream of willingly getting a haircut represents a fresh start or change in your thinking style. Shedding unwanted thoughts, emotions, or life situations. Alternatively, you may have gone to far with something and are cutting back. Being set straight by someone else on an issue.

To have your haircut against your will represents a lost sense of freedom, power, or status. Some aspect of yourself is conforming or giving in. Unwanted changes in your life that force you to think in an undesirable way.

To dream of a haircut that cuts off long hair or too much hair represents a lost power or freedom. It may also reflect an undesirable change in your life.

To change hair styles represents a change in the way you are thinking or your attiude.

Example: A man dreamed of getting a haircut. In waking life his struggling new business finally took off.

To dream of willingly getting a haircut represents a fresh start or change in your thinking style. Shedding unwanted thoughts, emotions, or life situations. Alternatively, you may have gone to far with something and are cutting back. Being set straight by someone else on an issue.

To have your haircut against your will represents a lost sense of freedom, power, or status. Some aspect of yourself is conforming or giving in. Unwanted changes in your life that force you to think in an undesirable way.

To dream of a haircut that cuts off long hair or too much hair represents a lost power or freedom. It may also reflect an undesirable change in your life.

To change hair styles represents a change in the way you are thinking or your attitude.

Example: A man dreamed of getting a haircut. In waking life his struggling new business finally took off.

A short haircut in a dream means failure to properly fulfill one’s duties.


Dreams

To dream that you are dreaming or daydreaming signifies your emotional state. You are excessively worried and fearful about a situation or circumstance that you are going through. Dreaming that you are dreaming also serves as a layer of protection from what you are feeling. The dream within a dream allows you to experience certain difficult feelings that may otherwise be too painful to confront if you were directly dreaming the scenario.

To dream that you are dreaming represents a realization that something in your life wasn't as serious as you thought it was.

Positively, this reflects worries that are overblown. You may have been afraid or concerned about something and a life situation proved that you were overreacting.

Negatively, a dream within a dream can point to disappointments, letdowns, or something you thought was wonderful not turning out the way you thought it would.


Recurring Dreams

To have recurring dreams points to unresolved issues, negative thinking patterns, unhealthy behaviors, or unexpressed emotions in your waking life.

Positively, recurring dreams may reflect your life purpose or a phase you are going through.

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Shaving

To dream of shaving your face represents altering your personality with changes, new ideas, or sacrificing bad habits. There are negative or unhelpful things you have been thinking and you are being objective or self-critical trying to change your ways and improve yourself.

To dream of shaving your head symbolizes making sacrifices in the way you think or giving up habits. A common symbol for people attempting to become vegetarians.

To dream of shaving your legs represents a loss of independence. To see someone else shaving their legs represents some aspect of your personality that is losing independence.

Shaving one’s hair in a dream relates to one’s personal customs. If he is used to have short hair and sees himself shavinghis head in a dream, it means that he will pay a fine as an atonement. If he sees his head shaved in the summertime, and if he is used to doing so, it means benefits, comfort, or recovering from a migraine headache. If one sees his hair shaved during the winter in a dream, it means difficulties, adversities, penalties, or a sickness. Shaving one’s head in a dream also means paying one’s dues, appeasement of one’s fears, and success in one’s life. Shortening one’s hair in a dream also means appeasing his fears. If one is suffering from depression and he sees his head shaved in a dream, it means an end to his trouble, or payment of his debts. It also means abasement, disgrace, deception, or death. If a soldier sees his head shaved in a dream, it means that he will lose his strength and esteem. If one sees himself chipping his hair in bits in a dream, it means that he will lose people’s respect. Shaving one’s head in a dream for someone who does not usually shave it also may mean an affliction or an illness. If a woman sees her head shaved in a dream, it means divorce, or the death of her husband. If she sees her hair sheared in a dream, it means confinement to her house. If she sees her husband giving her a beautiful haircut and talking to her affectionately in a dream, it means spiritual growth, delivering a trust, or paying one’s debts. Trimming women’s hair in a dream means inability to conceive children. Cutting one’s hair in a dream means losing one’s strength. Shaving half of one’s beard in a dream means losing one’s source of income and dignity. Plucking out one’s facial hair in a dream is worst than shaving it, and particularly when hair louses up one’s face or attractiveness. Nevertheless, plucking out one’s facial hair in a dream also could depict amelioration of one’s condition or look. Shaving one’s backside or abdomen in a dream means paying one’s debts. Shaving, clipping, or adjusting one’s moustache in a dream means lighteningone’s burdens, though it also could represent a mishap. If a rich person sees himself shaving his pubic hair or using a depilatory agent for that purpose in a dream, it means the loss of his wealth, or it could mean that he has overpaid for a property he has just purchased. If a poor person sees that, it means that he will become financially solvent. If one sees himself shaving it with a razor blade, it represents benefits from one’s spouse.

Dreaming that you are being shaved, portends that you will let imposters defraud you. To shave yourself, foretells that you will govern your own business and dictate to your household, notwithstanding that the presence of a shrew may cause you quarrels. If your face appears smooth, you will enjoy quiet, and your conduct will hot be questioned by your companions. If old and rough, there will be many squalls or, the matrimonial sea. If your razor is dull and pulls your face, you will give your friends cause to criticize your private life. If your beard seems gray, you will be absolutely devoid of any sense of justice to those having claims upon you. For a woman to see men shaving, foretells that her nature will become sullied by indulgence in gross pleasures. If she dreams of being shaved, she will assume so much masculinity that men will turn from her in disgust.


Hair

To see hair in your dream signifies sexual virility, seduction, sensuality, vanity, and health. It is indicative of your attitudes. If your hair is knotted or tangled, then it is symbolic of uncertainty and confusion in your life. You may be unable to think straight. If you dream that you make a drastic change to your hairstyle, then it means that you are making a drastic, new approach to some issue in your waking life.

To dream that you are cutting your hair suggests that you are experiencing a loss in strength. You may feel that someone is trying to censor you. Alternatively, you may be reshaping your thinking or ambitions and eliminating unwanted thoughts/habits.

To dream that you are combing, stroking or styling your hair suggests that you are taking on and evaluating a new idea, concept, outlook, or way of thinking. You may be putting your thoughts in order and getting your facts straight. A more literal interpretation suggests your concerns about your self-image and appearance.

To dream that you have long hair indicates that you are thinking long and carefully before making some decision. You are concentrating on some plan or situation. To dream that you have short hair implies that you need to downsize your lifestyle.

To dream that you are losing your hair denotes that you are concerned with the notion that you are getting older and losing your sex appeal and virility. You are preoccupied with aging and your appearance. Losing your hair also signifies a lack of strength; you do not have the power to succeed in an undertaking. You may be feeling weak and vulnerable.

To dream that someone is smelling your hair indicates sexual curiosity and your need for some sensual stimulation. You have a lot to learn about a relationship. The way yours or someone else's hair smell may remind your of a particular person.

To dream that you are reaching for or running your fingers through someone's hair suggests that you are trying to connect with that person on a spiritual or intellectual level. It also refers to sympathy, protectiveness, and fraternal love.

To dream that the wind is blowing through your hair signifies freedom to express uninhibited feelings. You are "letting your hair down".

Dreaming that you have gray or white hair indicates that something important has just been made aware to you. It is a symbol of knowledge, wisdom and insight. The dream may also be a metaphor suggesting that you are feeling "light-headed".

Dreaming of someone with black or raven hair refers to someone who is mysterious. If you dream that you have black hair or that you are dying your hair black, then it indicates that you are feeling closed off. You are trying to cover up your true feelings.

To dream that there are endless amount of bugs coming out of your hair suggests that something is weighing on your mind that you are confused about. Perhaps you are making a big deal out of a minor matter. Alternatively, the dream refers to concerns over your public image.

To dream of hair represents your thinking style. The color and style of the hair represents the manner in which you are thinking. Organized hair reflects a systematic or methodical thinking style. Messy or tangled hair reflects self-critical or hysterical thoughts.

Red Hair (Blood Red) in a dream represents negative or excessive thinking patterns. You or some aspect of your personality that's not being genuine or caring. Red hair may also reflect lying, cheating, anger, or being mean to someone.

Orange hair (Redhead, Ginger, Or Carrot Top) in a dream represents a thinking style that is noticeable or hard to avoid noticing. Beliefs, emotions, or situations that are impossible to stop or avoid. An area of your life that is overpowering your focus and can't go unnoticed. Negatively, orange hair may reflect a preoccupation with wanting to be noticed or outrageous behavior that is impossible to ignore. Extremist thinking that shocks other people.

Darker green hair represents selfish thinking patterns. Jealousy, arrogance, or preoccupation with feeling that you are a loser forever. Lighter green hair may reflect proactive, progressive, or mindset focused on healing.

Light purple hair represents thinking patterns that are neutral or indifferent.

Dark purple hair can reflect thinking patterns that are focused on feeling total powerlessness. Nothing you want is happening. It may also reflect very dark and uncaring thinking patterns.

Light blue hair represents positive thinking patterns. It may also reflect sensitivity.

Dark blue hair represents insensitive or cold thinking patterns.

Black hair represents imbalanced thinking. Dark, depressed, negative, or excessive thoughts. Black hair may also represent a fearful mindset.

White hair symbolizes balanced thinking patterns. Negative or unhealthy beliefs are being totally cleansed. Possibly a sign of self-improvement or positive change. White hair may also represent good intentions.

To dream of having someone else's hair represents your thoughts or your style of thinking be based on whatever that qualities, feelings, or memories stand out most about that person. It may also reflect similar a style of thinking to that person.

To dream of eating hair may represent feelings of disgust or embarrassment that you have to experience or think about someone else's problem.

To dream of bugs in your hair represents annoyances, frustrations, or undesirable situations that you feel stuck with. Feeling unable to stop thinking of something annoying.

To dream of hair being on fire represents a mindset that is consumed by loss or the threat of loss. Preoccupation with a very serious situation. Feeling that there is "no joking around" this time. Dreams of hair being on fire may turn up when you or someone you know is faced with a terrible crisis such as the death of loved one.

Refer to the [[themes section for hair]] for a more in depth look at hair symbolism.

Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a scary lady with green hair. In waking life she was very jealous that her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend was more attractive and a better lover than she was. She couldn't stop thinking about it.

In a dream, hair represents money and longevity. If a rich person ties a strand of hair to a bun of his own in a dream, it means increase of his wealth and growth of his business based on a business loan or a mortgage. If a poor person sees that in a dream, it means that he will borrow money to pay for his debts and still borrow more money to pay for his daily expenses. If one sees his straight hair frizzed or curled in a dream, it means that he will be honored, and if he sees his frizzed hair straight in a dream, it means that he will suffer from humiliation or lose his rank. If one with a straight and lanky hair sees it longer than usual in a dream, it means that money belonging to someone for whom he works will be distributed, wasted, or lost. If one’s hair is soft and lanky but still looks longer than usual in a dream, it means that his manager’s authority will expand, and his interests will diversify. If a strong man or a warrior sees himself having a bun of hair in a dream, it means protection and respect inspired by a strong personality. Otherwise, if he is rich in the dream, a bun here means more wealth, and if he is a poor, it represents his debts. If one’s hair looks curly in a dream, it means that power, honor and praises will be the lot of his superior. If a woman sees her hair straight in a dream, it denotes benefits and particularly if she uses a hair pieces or a wig as part of her makeup. Women receive benefits from braiding their hair in a dream and it means saving money or investing it. Otherwise, if a poor person, or a blind person braids his or her hair in a dream, then it means complications and difficulties, and particularly when they are accustomed to doing so. If a sick woman sees herself braiding her hair in a dream, it means that she will die from her illness. If one sees his hair long to the extent that he could braid it together with his beard in a dream, it means debts. Shaving one’s moustache, or under one’s armpit in a dream means paying one’s debts, dispelling distress, or following good hygienes. Braiding one’s hair in a dream also means mastering one’s craft. Shaving one’s head during the pilgrimage season in a dream means safety and protection. Shortening one’s hair, or removing unwanted hair during makeup in a dream means dispelling stress, or being coerced to pay one’s debts. If a thief or a fugitive sees himself grabbing to his own long and lanky horse like hair in a dream, it means that he will be captured. If one sees himself having hair like that of a hog in a dream, it connotes major calamities. If an unhappy person sees himself hairy in a dream, it means aggravation of his depression and unhappiness, while if a happy person sees himself hairy in a dream, it means increase of his happiness. The black hair of a woman in a dream represents her husband’s love for her. If a woman sees herself wearing a veil, or putting on a head piece in a dream, it means a journey that will take her husband away from her from sometime, or a journey from which he may never return. If she sees people looking at her hair in a dream, it means that she will suffer slander and defamation. If a man sees himself with horns formed from his own hair in a dream, it means might and adroitness. If one sees the hair in the back of his head disheveled or rumpled in a dream, it means that he will suffer humiliation. If he sees his hair on the right side of his head tousled in a dream, it means that he will molest male children from amonghis relatives. If he sees his hair on the left side of his head tousled, or disheveled in a dream, it means that he will molest female children from among his relatives. If one does not have relatives, it means that he will suffer harm from his evil actions. If one sees long hair under his armpit in a dream, it means he will attain his goal, or it could denote his generous character. If he sees it thick in a dream, it denotes his thirst for knowledge, search for a business, or profiting through patience and endurance. If one sees his hair infested with lice in a dream, it means that he has a large family. If one sees his hair longer or thicker, and if he wishes in the dream to have that in wakefulness, it means that he will attain his goals, pay his debts, or prosper. If the length or thickness of one’s hair is uncommon, and if one feels no offense to walk with it in the streets in his dream, it means debts, distress and inability to take care of one’s family. Long hair in a dream also means naughtiness and adversities. Thick and long hair in a dream also can be interpreted as having many children, or it could represent fear of wrongdoing, or thinking about an important person, or it could represent common daily concerns. Having less hair in a dream means diminishing difficulties. If one sees someone pulling out his hair in a dream, it means that he may have to face a financial disaster. If a woman sees a strand of her hair being cut in a dream, it means a fight between her and her husband, or it could mean that someone is encouraging her husband to seek another woman. If one sees himself grooming his hair with oily dressing in a dream, it means adorning oneself for the world. If the oil runs over one’s face in the dream, it means trouble. Discovering a bad odor emanating from one’s hair in the dream means hearing praises. Delousing one’s hair in a dream means discovering some of one’s own faults. If some lice fall during the combing of one’s hair in a dream, it means that he will spend a portion of his inheritance in charity, or that he will clean his act, or correct his attitude. If one sees his hair growing anew in a dream, it means that he may lose most of his wealth. If one sees hair growing on his face where hair does not usually grow in a dream, it means debts. If one sees hair growing in the palm of his hand in a dream, it means benefits from a business. A hairy chest, or hair growing over one’s tongue in a dream means wisdom, clarity, or diligence, except if it grows beyond control, then it becomes adversities, stress, sorrows, debts and so forth. If one sees the hair on his forearm scattering, or falling in a dream, it means that he may lose all his savings. Braiding the hair of one’s legs in a dream means earning money through improper methods, or engaging in something which contradicts the divine laws. Woman’s hair in a dream represents her protection, husband or family. Hair in a dream also denotes farming, money, a wife, a husband or marriage. If one’s hair looks ugly and smelly in a dream, it represents the living condition or the state of the husband and wife. Nicely combing one’s hair in a dream means loyalty and fulfilling a promise. As for a person who lacks loyalty, shaving his hair or cutting it short in a dream means squandering money, though in general shortening one’s hair means knowledge and guidance. Combing the hair of one’s wife in a dream means divorce. Good looking hair in a dream represents a person of good character. Hair in a dream also means feeling apprehensive about something. If one’s hair turns into an animal’s hair in a dream, it means toiling and difficulties. If a poor person sees that dream, it means that his basic needs will be adequately satisfied. The eyebrows, eyelashes, hairy arms, hairy legs and a hairy chest in a dream also represent man’s virility, beauty, protection, or lasting wealth. Hair in one’s ears in a dream means knowledge, or admonition. Seeing hair in one’s noses in a dream represents a beneficial thing one breezes, though it may involve some hidden trouble, or it could mean money. Hair covering woman’s body in a dream means remaining celibate and for a married woman it means taking care of her parents and children. A hairy child in a dream means longevity. If a beardless man sees himself hairy in a dream, it means that his wife will soon be pregnant. If one’s hair turns white in a dream, it means loss of money for a rich person, or paying the debts of a poor person. (See Black hair | Dye | Shaving | Strand of hair)

If a woman dreams that she has beautiful hair and combs it, she will be careless in her personal affairs, and will lose advancement by neglecting mental application. For a man Dreaming that he is thinning his hair, foreshadows that he will become poor by his generosity, and suffer illness through mental worry. To see your hair turning gray, foretells death and contagion in the family of some relative or some friend. To see yourself covered with hair, omens indulgence in vices to such an extent as will debar you from the society of refined people. If a woman, she will resolve herself into a world of her own, claiming the right to act for her own pleasure regardless of moral codes If a man dreams that he has black, curling hair, he will deceive people through his pleasing address. He will very likely deceive the women who trust him. If a woman’s hair seems black and curly, she will be threatened with seduction. If you dream of seeing a woman with golden hair, you will prove a fearless lover and be woman’s true friend. Dreaming that your sweetheart has red hair, you will be denounced by the woman you love for unfaithfulness. Red hair usually suggests changes If you see brown hair, you will be unfortunate in choosing a career. If you see well kept and neatly combed hair, your fortune will improve. Dreaming you cut your hair close to the scalp, denotes that you will be generous to lavishness towards a friend. Frugality will be the fruits growing out therefrom. To see the hair growing out soft and luxuriant, signifies happiness and luxury. For a woman to compare a white hair with a black one, which she takes from her head, foretells that she will be likely to hesitate between two offers of seeming fortune, and unless she uses great care, will choose the one that will afford her loss or distress instead of pleasant fortune. To see tangled and unkempt hair, life will be a veritable burden, business will fall off, and the marriage yoke will be troublesome to carry. If a woman is unsuccessful in combing her hair, she will lose a worthy man’s name by needless show of temper and disdain. For a young woman Dreaming of women with gray hair, denotes that they will come into her life as rivals in the affection of a male relative, or displace the love of her affianced. Dreaming of having your hair cut, denotes serious disappointments. For a woman Dreaming that her hair is falling out, and baldness is apparent, she will have to earn her own livelihood, as fortune has passed her by. For man or woman Dreaming that they have hair of snowy whiteness, denotes that they will enjoy a pleasing and fortunate journey through life. For a man to caress the hair of a woman, shows he will enjoy the love and confidence of some worthy woman who will trust him despite the world’s condemnation. To see flowers in your hair, foretells troubles approaching which, when they come, will give you less fear than when viewed from a distance. For a woman Dreaming that her hair turns to white flowers, augurs that troubles of a various nature will confront her, and she does well if she strengthens her soul with patience, and endeavors to bear her trials with fortitude. Dreaming that a lock of your hair turns gray and falls out, is a sign of trouble and disappointment in your affairs. Sickness will cast gloom over bright expectations. To see one’s hair turn perfectly white in one night, and the face seemingly young, foretells sudden calamity and deep grief. For a young woman to have this dream, signifies that she will lose her lover by a sudden sickness or accident. She will likely come to grief from some indiscretion on her part. She should be careful of her associates.


Salon

To dream that you are at the salon indicates your concerns with your looks. You may be overly conscious about your appearance and beauty. Perhaps you are trying too hard to impress others. The dream also suggests deception and cover-up of some situation. Alternatively, it may denote a new outlook toward life.

To dream of being at the salon represents a wish to impress others. You might be concerned about leaving a good impression on someone else. You may also be considering making changes to habits, lifestyle, or to your appearance and want others to notice it. A sign that you are self-conscious about how others think about you. Negatively, you may be trying too hard to impress someone. It could also point to deception or a cover-up in some situation.

Hair in dreams typically reflects your thinking style and so a salon would symbolize your attempt to improve yourself or change bad habits in ways that other people will notice.

Alternatively, a salon may reflect a new outlook toward life.

Example: A girl dreamed of getting her hair trimmed at a salon. In real life she was considering changing the way you acted around a guy she liked so that he would notice her more. She was generally shy around him and was trying to speak to him more wanting to impress him.


Barber Shop

To dream of a barber shop represents your wish to change your mindset or attitude. Wanting to be set straight whether it feels good or not. Wanting to feel better or be rid of negativity on your mind. Being ready for change and to move in a different direction.

Positively, a barber shop may represent wanting someone else to guide you when you're lost, give you insight into a problem, or give you an answer to something that puzzles you.

Example: A man dreamed of walking into a barber shop to find out that his sister's boyfriend wasn't there. In waking life heard his sister crying and in his attempt to get her to stop found out that her boyfriend was murdered. The barber shop reflected his dislike with thinking of his sister crying and wanted to change it by asking her what was wrong.


Hairdresser

To dream that you are a hairdresser suggests that you are imposing your ideas and opinions on others. Perhaps you need to work on your self-image and improve on your image. Alternatively, it refers to your attitude toward your own sexuality.

To dream that you are at the hairdresser implies that you are looking to change your attitude. You are ready for change and move in a different direction.

To dream of a hairdresser represents behavior, decisions you've made, or other people who interest you in making yourself appear more interesting to other people. Motivation to impress someone.

Alternatively, a hairdresser may represent a person or situation that is changing or improving the way you think.

Example: A woman dreamed of a hairdresser working on her hair. In waking life she just finished a terrible hospital stay and tried to start putting a positive spin on the experience to her friends and family.

In a dream, a hairdresser represents a person who justly manages people’s assets, or directs them through the right channels.


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