"Long, beautiful hair . . . shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen ..."
Scientists aren't even sure why we HAVE hair, but experts all agree: Our hair is anything but superficial. Studies show our hair affects how others perceive us, for better and for worse.
Yale University psychologist Marianne LaFrance has found that the same face with different hairstyles garners radically different views of how wealthy, smart, open-minded or agreeable the same person was.
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