The sex we see in movies
isn't always all that realistic — for a number of reasons
. But there is one particular trait these steamy scenes share that has always bugged us: the sex hair. It's totally
unrealistic, right? Anyone who's ever looked at themselves post-coitus can attest that their strands never
look as artfully rumpled as they do in the movies. No, no — typically the better the sex, the more it looks like we spent an hour in a skydiving simulator.
Even so, we can't help but marvel over the artistry that is cinema sex-hair. Whether it's pre- or post-romp, the guys and gals who get down on film always seem to give us #hairgoals. So, to show our appreciation, we've rounded up 19 movies that have A+ hookup-hair. We may never achieve it in real life, but dammit we'll have fun trying.
This month, we're sharing steamy personal stories, exploring ways to have even better sex, and wading through the complicated dynamics that follow us into the bedroom. Here's to a very happy February. Check out more right here