The term Gothic hair takes me into a timeless era. It has values that appeal to our senses because of which it manifests itself into our life styles in varying degrees. Goths were originally an East Germanic tribe with a lifestyle different in all aspects. They believed in extreme appearances so had bold and very funky styling. Gothic hair is more about color and bold styling.
Gothic hair varies from what kind of Goth you are? Gothic hair can be romantic and can be cyber Goth or death hawk too. Many different kinds of styles are there.
Gothic hair stands for basically black color hair with some random streaks and color also. Streaks can be in red, purple, blue, burgundy, ink blue, yellow or fire engine red or optionally pink too. Gothic hair was generally kept straight and long but you can have a Gothic look with short hair too. Keep them straight and get some strands on the back crimped. You can keep them jet black to match them with the charcoal eye liner look and the black dress for a complete Gothic look.
For variations in the Gothic hair look try these: Color hair purple and tie them on both sides. Leave hair on the sides and slightly curl them for the washed away look. For One more Gothic hair look, long black hair with long orange streaks and pull up some hair till the neck and roll them in and let the orange streaks fall in till the shoulders and voila there you are, cannot get more Gothic than that.
For another Gothic look, color some hair burgundy and leave the rest black. Do Cleopatra styles cut with a fringe in the front and layers for the rest of the hair. To make it more like Gothic hair, color the tips burgundy and that should do wonders. For a cyber Goth style Gothic hair is a little bolder and go platinum and black long straight hair with slight crimps. This will shine out. You can also have a Gothic hairstyle with a short crop. Do a blunt till your cheek bones and roll them in and mix some orange with black color.
Gothic men can have very similar Gothic hair styles; they also use colors and have their hair long and short. For Gothic hair they can turn all hair one side and some long some short and can shave off a little portion of the other side. Men can also color their hair in red, orange and many times they used blue too. They can spike them and add highlights too. This will give a very punk Gothic hair look which was followed in the late 1970s.
Gothic hair styles have been there since Romans and carries on till now. It is a culture and very bold attire. So it is not only Gothic hair but also the whole look which one can adapt and look different and stand out. Gothic hair styles are sometimes seen as fashion and can be taken by many people as morbid and dark at the core of Gothic ideology lies the concept of darkness being an inherent component within us. It is only when we are able to recognize and assimilate this characteristic within our personality we are in a position to complete the fabric of morality.