A 'natural' style was associated with barbarians, whom the Romans believed had neither the money nor the culture to create these styles.The more complex and unnatural the hairstyle, the more it was a reflection of the woman’s wealth.It was one of those machines where you enter and you put your arms up and you get scanned. What I wear now is a solution to women’s hair loss. I thought about ways I could avoid having the metal topper clips set off the detector. Because we are one of 5,000 people they’ll see that day.It showed the person of an outline and where the “problem” was, which was all around my head. A TSA agent (who was wearing hair herself), came over and patted my head, and I told her, “I have hair extensions in” and she said, “Girl, I know that’s right” and I went on my merry way. For example, I considered wearing a wig on the plane – no clips, no metal, nothing to raise attention. I could wear a big, stretchy headband and my hair in a ponytail. So yes, sometimes you MAY get flagged at the airport. And isn’t travel stressful enough to have to worry about our hair??Roman hairstyles had modest beginnings usually with simple tresses bound with a band on top of the head.However, as the Roman Empire expanded, the grandeur of the resulting triumphal processionals gave women an outlet for more lavish hairstyles.Women who could afford the expense piled their hair high, using wires, dyed their hair blonde, red, or black, created intricate curls, and adorned their hair with flowers, jewels and pearls.
Concealers were a God-send at one point in time, but that ship has sailed. I finally just said “screw it”, decided to wear my topper, metal clips and all, and hope for the best. I had to go through both a regular, walk-thru scanner as well and the full-on circular body-thing (does it have a name?? But, after going through the body scanner, something obviously flags TSA that something’s going on with my head. Usually they just place one hand over my updo, and do one quick pat. If you don’t/can’t wear your hair up, you can always throw in some bobby pins, like I’ve done with this front-shot of my half up, half down style. See my hair loss, read about my hair loss journey and learn why wearing faux hair has been the best beauty decision I've ever made.
The veils of the Medieval period signifying religious modesty were cast aside for the first time in England as young married women went about with their hair uncovered.
Hairstyles of the Elizabethan era were characterized by high, frizzed hair and often placed over wires or pads to create a heart-shaped frame around the head.
Following the English Civil War (1642-1651), the Puritanical beliefs about modesty led Parliamentarian supporting women to wear their hair short and straight or bunched up underneath a white cap.
This abstinence in extravagant style came to an end in 1660 when Charles II was restored to the throne.