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3 of the Best Hairstyles for Women Over 40

The right women’s haircut will transform your appearance and help you look and feel more youthful and chic. If you’re over 40, the perfect cut should highlight your best features and soften the common signs of aging, all while appearing totally natural and effortless. Below, discover a few of the best hairstyles for women over 40.

Top Women's Haircuts for 40 & Over

1. Pixie Cut
The pixie is a classic women’s haircut that has a timeless beauty and trendiness, and it adds youthfulness and spirit no matter your age. There are a few different pixie options worth considering. The traditional pixie is cut close to the head. A tapered pixie gives depth and layers to the traditional cut. A choppy undercut—short underneath and longer on top—lends stunning volume and frames the face.
2. Textured Bob
Bobs are ideal for easy sophistication, and they require little in the way of maintenance. They are especially well suited to longer or oval-shaped faces, as they draw the eye toward the jawline. Have a stylist give some texture to the bob, like layers or gentle curls.

At home, only minimal styling will be required, but ask your stylist for product recommendations. You want something that will bring out the layers and infuse the body with a silky sheen.

3. Soft Bangs
If you prefer a longer cut, bangs are an excellent way to invigorate your look with fresh energy. Bangs that are light, wispy, and casual are always in style, and they have an added benefit for women over 40 — they help hide some of those troubling forehead lines that come with age.

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