Freshen Up Your Writing With These 53 Awesome Adjectives To Describe Your Character’s Hair!

Great writers know how to use a great adjective. The problem is, it’s tough to come up with the right one on the spot! Personally, we find ourselves writing with a thesaurus on hand when we’re in the middle of a marathon writing session. But every once and a while we want a guide to help us find the perfect word. One overlooked aspect of character creation is how to describe their hair.

WE’VE COME UP 53 EXCITING ADJECTIVES TO HELP YOU DESCRIBE YOUR CHARACTERS’ HAIR IN WONDERFUL DETAIL!

Freshen Up Your Writing With These 53 Awesome Adjectives To Describe Your Character's Hair!

COLORS


BLONDE:

Ash

Blanched

Electric

Frosted

Golden

Platinum

Straw

Sandy

Sun-kissed

BROWN:

Almond

Chestnut

Chocolate

Mahogany

Mocha

BLACK:

Jet Black

Onyx

Obsidian

Sable

RED:

Auburn

Copper

Crimson

Ginger

Rouge

Rust

Ombré

Salt and pepper


TEXTURES


Bristly

Bushy

Cascading

Coiffed

Cropped

Feathery

Flowing

Frizzy

Fuzzy

Glossy

Lacquered

Luscious

Scraggly

Shaggy

Shiny

Silky

Slick

Sparse

Spiky

Stiff

Thin

Unkempt

Voluminous

Wind-swept

Wild

Wirey

Wispy


Help with this list came from Macmillan Dictionary and Kathy Temean

DID WE MISS ANY?

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE WORDS TO DESCRIBE A CHARACTER’S HAIR?

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