Do Japanese women prefer men to be long, thin or white?


Men’s hair, of course, in this Day Research by Research Panel into if you had to choose one which do you prefer on men; thinning hair, white hair, or long hair? 16,821 women from the Research Panel monitor group answered.

The top choice was white with 69.7%, 26.2% for long, and just 4.2% for thinning. Sadly I fall into the last category only. 46.7% of teenage girls selected long hair, dropping to 34.6% for those in their twenties, and from thirty upwards it was in the twenties range. However, even amongst teenage girls, white hair was the top preference. This photo might be one reason thinning hair is not popular…

Taking Measure

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  1. janne said,
    May 15, 2013 @ 12:23

    I’ve got all three. does that make me maximally popular?

  2. Daniel said,
    May 15, 2013 @ 12:25

    This has got to suck, all the guy in my family have thinning here including my brother that’s why shaves it off but I don’t suit short hair. I hope I’m one that doesn’t follow, I look after my hair very well so I hope it stays otherwise I’ll have to try those regain for men foam things or if that fails try getting hair put in.

  3. guagua said,
    May 27, 2013 @ 08:26

    Wait… 70% of Japanese women like WHITE hair? As in, old men?

    • Ken Y-N said,
      May 28, 2013 @ 00:33

      Well, not quite; it’s given the choice between white hair, long hair or thinning hair!

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