Hairstyles for the over 40s

Hairstyles over 40

There’s no need to cut your hair as you get older. Short styles ARE gorgeous, but mid length hair too, can be very flattering. Be inspired by these famous women.

Hairstyles for women over 40

 Try a little face framing softness.

Hairstyles for women over 40

Hairstyles for women over 40

Deborah Meaden (54) Working the carefully styled, ‘messy layers’ look. The movement makes this look flattering and more importantly, youthful. It gives life and height to flat hair, this is an expensive hair cut but worth every penny.

Hairstyles over 40

Pamela Anderson – Pixie cut, several inches off her hair and several years off her face. Not everyone can carry this style off, you need superb bone structure as your face is completely exposed.

Hairstyles over 40
Reece Witherspoon, OK so she’s almost 40 (she’s 37), but here’s a prime example of a slightly choppy, longer length bob on fine hair.

Hairstyles over 40

Cameron Diaz (41) Fringes – A long, side-swept fringe is your best option. Avoid a fringe that hits above the eye brows, which can shorten the face and make it look rounder.

Hairstyles over 40

Well, if you’ve got the bone structure…

 What you look like from the back is important too!

hairstyles over 40
Beautifully highlighted hair to create the illusion of fullness and longer hair with just the right amount of layering.

As always, condition is key. Dry, brittle hair will always age you. Regular conditioning and frequent home hair treatments (oils are particularly effective for a top up of shine) are the way forward.

Taken from my Pinterest account.