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The real reason Kate Middleton never wears her hair up

The real reason Kate Middleton never wears her hair up

The real reason Kate Middleton never wears her hair up Kate Middleton is known for her iconic, blow-dried, wavy and tousled hairstyles Fans started to question why the Duchess of Cambridge never has her hair up Prince William also has a scar on his head, which he calls his ‘Harry Potter scar’

Kate Middleton is known for her iconic blow-dried, tousled hairstyle, and while Meghan Markle occasionally tries out new variations, the Duchess of Cambridge is never seen at a public engagement with her hair up. While Royal protocol has prevented Kate from letting her hair down in other ways, such as running a marathon or wearing wedges around The Queen, some Royal Family fans have noticed that her hair is never seen tied up in any way. However, the reason for this could be because of a three-inch scar the Duchess of Cambridge has on the side of her head as a result of a childhood operation, which was first spotted back in 2011, when it was mistaken for hair extensions. Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, is known for her iconic, blow-dried, tousled hairstyles Kate Middleton head scar.

After Kate Middleton’s head scar was spotted in 2011, Kensington Palace released a statement revealing that it was as a result of a ‘childhood operation’, but did not confirm what kind of procedure the Duchess had undergone. John Scurr, consultant surgeon at the Lister Hospital in London said that the scar was unlikely to be as a result of a tumour. ‘I really doubt it was any serious medical condition and I would say it is as a result of an arteriovenous malformation – a birthmark – being removed. ‘It is remarkable, given the measurement, that no-one has noticed before,’ he said when fans first saw the scar in a picture when Kate was conducting her first solo engagement as a member of the Royal Family at Clarence House, in aid of Kind Direct. Kate’s scar was first noticed in a picture of her first solo engagement in aid of Kind Direct The Duchess of Cambridge has a three-inch scar on the side of her head from an operation Prince William scar Prince William also has a scar on his head, which is in the shape of a zig-zag and resulted in the Duke referring to it as his ‘Harry Potter scar’. He is thought to have got it after being hit with a golf club when he was 13. The Duke of Cambridge revealed how he got this scar in an interview conducted by a 10-year-old girl named Alice, a cancer patient at the Royal Marsden Hospital at the time.

Prince William, sporting an old scar over his left eye, the result of an accident with a golf club ‘I call it [my Harry Potter scar] because it glows sometimes and some people notice it — other times they don’t notice it at all. I got hit by a golf club when I was playing golf with a friend of mine. ‘We were on a putting green and the next thing you know there was a seven-iron and it came out of nowhere and it hit me in the head. So, yeah, I was in the hospital for that, but that was very minor compared to how many times you’ve been in the hospital.’ Advertisement Share or comment on this article:


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Emma Jones
Emma Jones is an entertainment journalist for UKCelebrityNews and other magazines. The author or coauthor of ten books, Emma has sold several million copies since 2006. She worked for eleven years as a writer and editor at the national news biweekly WORLD magazine.