When you are describing your characters’ hair what are some of the things you think about? Hair color, style, length? What about beards and chest hair for men?
I am a very visual person. As I create my basic story details, including character information, I find some kind of picture for each main character involved to refer back to occasionally. Sometimes I find pictures for the main side characters, too. Then I keep a running list of the physical traits that I actually used in the story. I don’t want to say she had blue eyes now and then brown later on. The same goes for hair descriptions. I don’t want to say he has a buzz cut and then later on he has hair long enough to be tied back.
I have gathered together some Internet sources that I find useful and wanted to share them.
Hairstyles – Women
Hairstyles – Men
Beards – Men
Chest Hair – Men