Sex is awesome, right? It's fun AND free — what more could a girl ask for? Unfortunately, one of the most common and tragic side effects of sex can really put a damper on your post-orgasm glow: Sex hair. Those of us blessed and cursed with long, flowing manes know the struggle of sex hair is all too real. I don't have the right face shape to pull off a pixie cut, so my long hair has to stay. But how am I supposed to commute home after a sleepover when my hair looks like someone took a leaf blower to it while simultaneously dangling me upside down by my ankles?
Skip navigation! Story from Beauty. Getting out of bed with the perfect post-hookup hair — tousled, undone, rumpled — is one of those things that only happens on-screen. If you're having great sex, the reality is that your hair is going to be tangled and sweaty and all over the pillowcase after the fact. While we're certainly not going to discourage you from spending all day rolling around in the sheets, if you have other places to be and want hair that's messy, sexy, and full of volume , you're going to want to partner up with some products instead.
Braids are great because there are so many options. Cornrows, French braids, fishtail, find your favorite style and don't be afraid to get a little wild. Braids get a little messy during your romp? Don't worry, let the braids out and now you have a super sexy wavy hairstyle you can wear anywhere.
Image: Mitya Ku via Flickr. Or, your hair is tied up in a messy ponytail, with a few strands hanging down your face. According to Urban Dictionary ,. Hairstyles hold power and cultural implications. Throughout history, hair has been a symbol of femininity and a reflector—or inhibitor—of sexuality.