Hair fetishism, hair partialism, or trichophilia is a in which a person conceives hair, generally head hair, as erotic and from which the person experiences some kind of arousal. Arousal could happen from either seeing or touching hair, people with htis fetish, can also have a fetish for haircuts, this is where a person is aroused by having their head hair cut or shaved, or by cutting the hair of another, or by watching someone get a haircut, or by seeing someone with a shaved head or very short hair.
Technically, hair fetishism is called trichophilia, which comes from the Greek "trica-" (τρίχα), which means hair, and the suffix "-philia" (φιλία), which means love. Which, from this definition, means this fetish, is actually a Love.
Hair is a defining characteristics of most humans, a fetish for hair can be either scalp, facial, chest, pubic, axillary, or any other places.
Men tend to keep their hair in more places than women.
Some cultures are ambivalent in relation to body hair, with some being regarded as attractive while others being regarded as unaesthetic. Many cultures regard a woman's hair to be erotic. For example, many Islamic women cover their hair in public, and display it only to their family and close friends. Similarly, many Jewish women cover their hair after marriage. During the Middle Ages, European women were expected to cover their hair after they married.
Even in cultures where women do not customarily cover their hair, the erotic significance of hair is recognised. Some hair styles are culturally associated with a particular gender, with short head hair styles and baldness being associated with men and longer hair styles with women and girls. Hair, especially head hair, is regarded as a secondary sexual characteristic. In the case of women especially, head hair has been presented in art and literature as a feature of beauty, vanity and eroticism. Hair has a very important role in the canons of beauty in different regions of the world, and healthy combed hair has two important functions, beauty and fashion. In those cultures considerable time and expense is put into the attractive presentation of hair, and in some cases to the removal of culturally unwanted hair.
Hair fetishism manifests itself in a variety of behaviors, simply seeing or touching hair, pulling on or cutting the hair of another person, having thier own hair pulled or cut, arousal may occur from seeing or touching very long hair, or short hair, wet hair, a certain color of hair or a particular hairstyle, others may have a desire for "having sex with somebody's hair", it could also manifest in the context of Transgenderism.
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