Long hair has always been popular in human culture - for both women and men. Thanks to his hair, the biblical hero Samson received his inhuman strength, princess Rapunzel's hair allowed her to escape from the high tower, and braided hair symbolized youth, beauty and even independence among different peoples.

In the contemporary world, the fashion for different hairstyles changes from decade to decade, long hair went in and out of the thread - but there were always people who took care of their hair with love. Of course, modern cosmetics provide great opportunities in terms of hair care - and people are willing to use this.

For example, there is a whole community on Reddit called "Long Hair", dedicated, as its founders themselves note, "to anyone interested in growing, maintaining, and styling long hair". As of today, the community has around 398K members. Not all of them have the strength, patience and natural predisposition to grow long hair, but who, in the end, prevents you from looking at these beautiful photos?

Bored Panda has collected for you the most popular, spectacular and simply brilliant pictures of the members of this community, so now feel free to scroll to the very end, admire this beauty with us and, who knows, maybe today you will decide to grow long hair? After all, it's so beautiful!

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#1

I Don’t See A Lot Of Afros On This Sub — Figured I Would Contribute!

I Don’t See A Lot Of Afros On This Sub — Figured I Would Contribute!

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Komikat
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1 week ago

That is one big afro! It's so pretty!

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#2

4 Year Hair Growth With No Hair Cuts, Not Even Trims. From Yesterday, Back To Senior Year Of Hs (2018)

4 Year Hair Growth With No Hair Cuts, Not Even Trims. From Yesterday, Back To Senior Year Of Hs (2018)

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Amy Taylor
Community Member
1 week ago

I have such hair color envy!! Damn, that's some gorgeous hair!!

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#3

My Mom Used To Cut Her Hair Short And Perm It, But Since I've Been Caring For Her I Let It Grow. She's 93!

My Mom Used To Cut Her Hair Short And Perm It, But Since I've Been Caring For Her I Let It Grow. She's 93!

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RoanTheMad
Community Member
1 week ago

That is some seriously healthy , thick and beautiful hair for her age!

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#4

36 Inches Of Curlzzz !

36 Inches Of Curlzzz !

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Debi Gallagher
Community Member
1 week ago

I vote the most beautiful hair I have seen here. It is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!

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#5

Sometimes I Don’t Know If I Want To Put It Up Or Let It Down. As You Can See It’s Everywhere . Lol

Sometimes I Don’t Know If I Want To Put It Up Or Let It Down. As You Can See It’s Everywhere . Lol

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Benita Valdez
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1 week ago

Wow. Those eyes. I may be falling in love with those eyes and that smile

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By the way, in many cultural traditions of the peoples of the world, it is forbidden to cut long hair or, moreover, to shave - both for men and women. For example, Sikhs are forbidden to cut their hair throughout their entire lives, and their religion considers compliance with this ban to be one of its most important attributes.

#6

I Started Growing My Hair At 15. Here I Am At 23 And 50

I Started Growing My Hair At 15. Here I Am At 23 And 50

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glowworm2
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1 week ago

He kind of looks like Danny Trejo at 50.

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#7

Shaved My Head 2.5 Years Ago, Now It Won't Stop Growing!

Shaved My Head 2.5 Years Ago, Now It Won't Stop Growing!

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Marcela Mikulová
Community Member
1 week ago

I m in love...

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#8

Went To The Renaissance Festival Recently And Got A 7 Strand Braid Done

Went To The Renaissance Festival Recently And Got A 7 Strand Braid Done

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Debi Gallagher
Community Member
1 week ago

Soooo pretty!

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#9

Saying Goodbye To My Pandemic Hair; Chemo Starts Next Week

Saying Goodbye To My Pandemic Hair; Chemo Starts Next Week

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Phoenix Connor
Community Member
1 week ago

Oh nooooooo! I hope you get better and we hope to hear from you again!

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#10

Have A Lovely, Happy, Funny Week Lovelies. Keep Smiling:))

Have A Lovely, Happy, Funny Week Lovelies. Keep Smiling:))

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Debi Gallagher
Community Member
1 week ago

Holy bananas! That is so long. It looks darn heavy too.

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Interestingly, according to some studies, women are more predisposed to have long hair - after all, the hormone estrogen, which, in particular, is responsible for the lifespan of each hair, is present in the female body in much greater quantities than in the male one. So it turns out that the "life span" of a woman's hair is on average 2.5 times longer than that of a man's.

#11

🐢🏝

🐢🏝

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Amy Taylor
Community Member
1 week ago

She's so beautiful :)

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#12

My Face Wasn't Cooperating But My Hair Sure Was✌️

My Face Wasn't Cooperating But My Hair Sure Was✌️

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Ms.M.
Community Member
1 week ago (edited)

House panther + Rapunzel = WIN

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#13

My Hair After Four Months Of Weekly Rosemary And Peppermint Oil Treatments

My Hair After Four Months Of Weekly Rosemary And Peppermint Oil Treatments

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Benita Valdez
Community Member
1 week ago

Note to self, get rosemary and peppermint oils

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#14

My Hair Looks A Bit Like Fire In The Sun

My Hair Looks A Bit Like Fire In The Sun

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Lorraine R
Community Member
1 week ago

Not ginger, not red, but red-gold. Glorious!

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#15

Undid My Braid And Thought My Hair Looked Pretty :)

Undid My Braid And Thought My Hair Looked Pretty :)

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RoanTheMad
Community Member
1 week ago

I'M ENVIOUS. Like I said to the guy with the red curls, I wish my hair would grow long because it should look like this but i cant grow it long because it falls out and i'm so jealousss ;-;

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Probably the most popular bearer of long hair in modern culture is Rapunzel from an old German fairy tale and, more importantly, the famous Disney cartoon. Devoted fans specifically calculated the length of the princess' hair and got about 70 feet. By the way, in order to make Rapunzel's hair look realistic on the screen, a special computer program was made to calculate the movement of almost 100 thousand individual strands.

#16

Been Vibin With The Half Bun Lately

Been Vibin With The Half Bun Lately

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Curly potato
Community Member
1 week ago

Aahhhh.... 💕😍☺️☺️☺️

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#17

Lost Half My Hair’s Thickness Due To Birth Control Pills And Stress. Quit Bc, Quit My Stressful Job, Cut Hair Off To A Bob. This Is My Hair 3 Years Later. 😍

Lost Half My Hair’s Thickness Due To Birth Control Pills And Stress. Quit Bc, Quit My Stressful Job, Cut Hair Off To A Bob. This Is My Hair 3 Years Later. 😍

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Mark Berry
Community Member
1 week ago

Gorgeous!!!

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#18

From Bald After My 2nd Battle With Cancer To Now During My 3rd Battle With Cancer ( 5 Years Growth )

From Bald After My 2nd Battle With Cancer To Now During My 3rd Battle With Cancer ( 5 Years Growth )

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Noltha
Community Member
1 week ago

Hope you get to feeling better soon!

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#19

Everyday Braided Bun

Everyday Braided Bun

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Metalhead Turtle 🇺🇦
Community Member
1 week ago

That doesn't look easy to do. Your hair looks great, though

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#20

Now That I'm In My 40s, I'm Finally Letting My Hair Grow As Long And Wild As It Was When I Was 9

Now That I'm In My 40s, I'm Finally Letting My Hair Grow As Long And Wild As It Was When I Was 9

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Ace Girl
Community Member
1 week ago

as you should! yay! so pretty

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But in the real world, someone has even broken the record of a Disney princess. Asha Mandela from Florida entered the Guinness Book of Records back in 2009 when her locks were almost 20 feet long. Now, thirteen years later, the woman can boast 110 feet of her locks.

If, according to statistics, the average American spends about $77.17 a year on hair care, one can only guess how much her hair costs the world record holder. However, such beauty, we are sure, it is definitely worth it!

#21

Haircut And Feeling Great!

Haircut And Feeling Great!

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Debi Gallagher
Community Member
1 week ago

The ends look so much healthier! I need to do that too, my ends look just like ur before cut pic. Your hair is beautiful.

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#22

Hair Down vs. Hair Up. 1 Year And 5 Months Into The Journey!

Hair Down vs. Hair Up. 1 Year And 5 Months Into The Journey!

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Ms.M.
Community Member
1 week ago

So handsome

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#23

Today Marks My Three Year Anniversary. How’s It Look Guys?

Today Marks My Three Year Anniversary. How’s It Look Guys?

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Nikki Sevven
Community Member
1 week ago

...if you put Jason Momoa and Brendan Frasier in that machine from The Fly...

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#24

I Braced Myself And Got Rid Of The Very Dead Ends Today The Stylist Had Never Seen Hair So Long & Had To Crouch On The Floor For The Initial Chop

I Braced Myself And Got Rid Of The Very Dead Ends Today The Stylist Had Never Seen Hair So Long & Had To Crouch On The Floor For The Initial Chop

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helen gray
Community Member
1 week ago

Fabulous colour, and such great condition now too, with it still being very long hair. You must be so pleased.

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#25

I Made The Chop 👀

I Made The Chop 👀

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Debi Gallagher
Community Member
1 week ago

Either way, you are a beauty!

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#26

Hard To Capture Myself, But I Finally Felt The Confidence With My Long Hair To Try Some New Hairstyles, And I Feel Pretty Excited About This One!

Hard To Capture Myself, But I Finally Felt The Confidence With My Long Hair To Try Some New Hairstyles, And I Feel Pretty Excited About This One!

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K W
Community Member
1 week ago

Love this!

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#27

You’re Never Too Old For Long Hair. She’s 94!

You’re Never Too Old For Long Hair. She’s 94!

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RoanTheMad
Community Member
1 week ago

Like the picture of the 93 year old above, this hair is so lovely for their age, it's astounding <3

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#28

Fun And Easy Hairstyle For Long Hair, Made From 12 Braids

Fun And Easy Hairstyle For Long Hair, Made From 12 Braids

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Ronda News Channel
Community Member
1 week ago

First time I see something like this. It's beautiful.

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#29

Dyed My Blonde Ends Red! Playing With Colour Before It Grows Out And I Snip It Off

Dyed My Blonde Ends Red! Playing With Colour Before It Grows Out And I Snip It Off

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Deborah
Community Member
1 week ago

Love the red! Great idea to change the colours looks awesoem

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#30

Rainbow Hair From A Prism

Rainbow Hair From A Prism

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Debi Gallagher
Community Member
1 week ago

OMG, it's so beautiful and I am not just talkin bout the color.

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#31

Almost 6 Years In September :)

Almost 6 Years In September :)

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Hoinu..hoi
Community Member
1 week ago

Silky hair so beautiful

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#32

It's A Mess But I'm So Proud

It's A Mess But I'm So Proud

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irishgoatgirl
Community Member
1 week ago

I love the colour!

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#33

Bee Happy

Bee Happy

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Nene Miu Miu
Community Member
1 week ago

You look fantastic!

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#34

Tried The Heatless Sock Curls. Not Perfect But My Hair Feels So Soft And Less Damage

Tried The Heatless Sock Curls. Not Perfect But My Hair Feels So Soft And Less Damage

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Evol
Community Member
1 week ago

I'm a sucker for redheads.

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#35

4 Years Of Hair Growth From Shoulder Length

4 Years Of Hair Growth From Shoulder Length

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sakura wolfee
Community Member
1 week ago

I can't decide what to focus on the hair or the bike ! Love both tho ♥️♥️

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#36

Needed To Flex My Hair Growth Somewhere

Needed To Flex My Hair Growth Somewhere

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Lorraine R
Community Member
1 week ago

Very Pre-Raphaelite.

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#37

Decided To Try Growing My Hair Out A Bit

Decided To Try Growing My Hair Out A Bit

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ThatBiBookLover
Community Member
1 week ago

That cannot be the same man…

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#38

I Love My Long Messy Ponytail (Even Though I Feel Like Peter Pan From The Front)

I Love My Long Messy Ponytail (Even Though I Feel Like Peter Pan From The Front)

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Phoenix Connor
Community Member
1 week ago

You kinda look like bella thorn

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#39

My Sweet Friend Just Braided My Hair!! She's The Best!!!!❤️

My Sweet Friend Just Braided My Hair!! She's The Best!!!!❤️

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Archer Harris
Community Member
1 week ago

That is so cool! Those braids are hard in my opinion.

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#40

I’m Really Starting To Like How My Hair Looks When I’m Outside! My Hair Officially Goes Past My Bum!

I’m Really Starting To Like How My Hair Looks When I’m Outside! My Hair Officially Goes Past My Bum!

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Robert T
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1 week ago

It goes past your chicken's bum too!

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#41

It's Been Years In The Making, But I Am Officially 2ft Hair (First Pic Is From April Swipe For Today's!)

It's Been Years In The Making, But I Am Officially 2ft Hair (First Pic Is From April Swipe For Today's!)

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puggy mama
Community Member
1 week ago

I love the colour. Beautiful 😍

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#42

Hair Finally Hit The Back Of My Knees. I’d Always Said This Was The Length I’d Cut At. Now I’m Not So Sure

Hair Finally Hit The Back Of My Knees. I’d Always Said This Was The Length I’d Cut At. Now I’m Not So Sure

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Debi Gallagher
Community Member
1 week ago

It's beautiful, just give it a little, and I mean little trim and it keep on keepin on. It's just so pretty.

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