Saw this ad posing as an article:
And I thought it would look much better like this:
Which led me to write a little essay on the secrets of that long black hair of death seen in so many J-Horror films:
Basically, what the cauldron boils down to is that traditional depictions of female ghostsfeatured unkempt hair because, long ago, Japanese women kept their hair up while alive; it was let down when the body was prepared for a funeral. Hence, a woman with undone, flowing hair looked like a dead woman.