Age-Defying Hair Tips
For age-defying hair styles, your best friends are bangs, layers and highlights. Tousled pieces hide regrowth, so you won’t need frequent touch-ups.
A choppy cut with long bangs and bold, sunny streaks are immediate de-agers.
If you’re thinking red, go blonde; red hair, unless it’s natural, is tough on mature skin tones. It will expose and exaggerate blotchiness, brown spots or sallow undertones, but a honey blond with golden tones works every time.
If you want to show off your gray, remember that your best gray may not be your natural gray. Adding cool, ashy highlights can improve the color and is one of the best-kept secrets of stylish gray-haired women.
Classic shoulder length, long and straight, or long waves are great for a more youthful look in your 40s. Avoid hair longer than shoulder-length 50+. For short hair, choose a short shag, layered bob, or long bob with bangs.