We have been taught that girls with long, silky, shiny hair are the only ones that fit the parameter of beauty, and being bald is considered taboo. In fact, widowed women in India were supposed to chop off their locks forcefully as a form of punishment and it was perhaps from there that baldness started being associated with negativity.
However, now the society has changed drastically and so have the negative notions. Shaving off the head has been a part of the major fashion trends of the new age world. Famous Bollywood actresses like Shabana Azmi, Priyanka Chopra also shaved their hair off for ‘Water’ and ‘Mary Kom’ respectively and we suggest, you try it too. Shaving off your head is not only a fun challenge but it offers some benefits too. So, read on and find motivation to go bald.
You Would Look Beautiful
Yes, if you think hair defines your beauty then you are absolutely wrong. It is your hair, your body and you can amend it however you want. Your true beauty is revealed by the kind of person you are, shaving your hair wouldn't change you from inside, you will remain the same, beautiful person you used to before.
For once in your lifetime you will be able to save a lot of money that you would otherwise have to spend on hair care products. Further, maintaining your mane will no longer be on your check list and you will feel less burdened.
You Can Raise Awareness
We all know that cancer patients have to forcibly cut off their hair and go bald due to their health complications. You can be a voice that raise awareness about the stigma around going bald, how toxic it is for others, and how baldness must not be sensationalized.
You Will Become More Confident
Rising above the vicious circles of false beauty notions, you will feel happy and that will give you a sense of self-acceptance, making you love the person you truly are. And a constant feeling of self-love will eventually give you more confidence and help you grow as an individual.
Healthy Hair Grows Back
Problems like rising pollution, chemical products, exposure to the sun, and the use of styling products, steal the natural strength, shine, and quality of your hair. Apart from that, there are some conditions that damage hair adversely as a result of which, the hair has to be chopped off. But the good news is that the hair that grows back is healthier and better so, shave off your head and get super amazing locks back.
Best For Summers
While our hair helps feel cozy and warm during the winter season, they turn out to be an equally big problem in the hot season as it could result in extreme perspiration, itching, and irritation and that gives you a good reason to shave your head in summers(summer hairstyles) so, by the time winters arrive, your hair will grow back!
You Get To Try New Hairstyles
Hairstyles like a cute pixie cut, or a bob cut can be done when you have a shaved head. Also, trying new hairstyles, looks, etc would open new horizons of fashion and styling and you will feel on top of the world.
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Have you ever thought of shaving your head but couldn't muster the courage to do so? Share your experiences and thoughts about the same, keep loving yourself and stay tuned to Her Zindagi for more such articles, tips, and style guides.