Myths About History We Believe to Be True Thanks to Movies

You’ve probably seen movies set in the Victorian or medieval times where women had their long flowing hair out, but this simply wasn’t the case in reality. In fact, women covered their hair or braided and pinned it up, as showing off long hair was seen as immodest and a sign of temptation and sin. This was especially the case for married women. Unmarried women and girls could let their hair be slightly looser, but even up until the Victorian era, this was seen as quite scandalous.

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January 23, 2022 | 6:14 pm