The Best Hairstyles for Women Over 40


As you age with grace, style and strength, you will become more confident than when you were younger. Also, you realize that you don’t have to follow trends or fit in. With that being said, your 40s is a great time to explore new and fun hairstyles to express who you really are…now! It’s all about striving to be be the best version of yourself.

Finding an age appropriate haircut has never been easier. Whether you are in your 40s, 50s or 60s, the right haircut can do wonders for you. Be confident! Be fabulous! Be the new You!

Summer is here and the warm weather provides additional motivation to change your look and try new hairstyles and color. If you need a bit of inspiration, here are some of the hottest hairstyles which look great on women over 40.

The Bob


Always in style, a classic bob updated with new products and styling tools is perfect for the classic, dramatic, casual, and even the romantic woman. You can do no wrong with this hairstyle.

Shoulder Length Hair

Shoulder Length Hairstyles

Shoulder length hair is a good option for women who prefer longer hair without all of the upkeep that comes with long locks. Medium length hair can be styled in a variety of ways from curled to layered and everything in between.

Short Hair

Short Hairstyles

Short hairstyles are often the best choice for women who want a fun, easy-to-manage style that frames the face. Although any woman can rock a short style, it’s important that your hairstyle fits your personal style and features.

Long Hair

Long Hairstyles

Contrary to popular beliefs many women over 40 look fabulous with long flowing tresses. The key is to have beautiful hair and a style that will last all day without dragging you down or washing you out. Consider wearing extensions or wigs, which can give you the look of long hair if your natural hair is shorter.

Curly Hair

Curly Hairstyles

Waves and curly hairstyles for women over 40 can add a very modern, feminine touch. Even if you have straight hair, with the use of thermal styling tools and rollers, you can achieve your desired waves and curls.

Whatever hairstyle you choose to wear keep in mind you want a style that will frame your face and highlight your gorgeous features.

With so many fun looks to choose from this summer, what hairdo will you be sporting? Let us know in the comments.

By: Chantel Alford

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