As Caroline Wozniacki demonstrated at the U.S. Open on Wednesday, long hair can pose a challenge when one is engaged in serious physical competition. And she had hers in a braid!
But the men—and they are mostly men—who direct Hollywood’s action movies love to show the hair of their female stars whipping back and forth in the big fight scenes. So long hair it is, sans scrunchies or braids. It doesn’t seem very practical, but it sure looks dramatic.
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