Trichophilia

Last Updated: March 20, 2016

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Definition - What does Trichophilia mean?

Trichophilia is a sexual fetish where an individual finds hair erotic and sexually arousing. Often, the individual is attracted to head hair, but this can also extend to viewing or touching chest hair, pubic hair, fur, and hair on other parts of the body. If the individual is interested in head hair, there may be preferences for a hair cut, hair color, short hair, or wet hair.

Kinkly explains Trichophilia

Trichophilia is a fetish around hair. Hair becomes erotic and sexually arousing to the individual. Throughout history, hair has always been viewed as a form of eroticism, vanity, and an essential part of beauty. Often, trichophilia is experienced around head hair, but it can also be extended to hair on other parts of the body and fur. Further, the individual may have preferences for hairstyle, wetness of hair or hair color.

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