Long hair over 40- It’s aging, right? At least that’s what we’ve always been told. Check out these 40 and 50+ Instagrammers who dispel that myth that once you hit a certain age, it’s time for the chop.
Adrienne is a lifestyle and travel blogger living in California’s picturesque wine country. Her soft, brown hair with sun-kissed highlights is in keeping with her natural, west coast lifestyle. Long hair also helps balance out her height, which is over 6 feet! You can read more about Adrienne in my Fabulous After 40 Styleblazer interview.
Susana is a Florida blogger and a Fabulous After 40 Styleblazer . Her style can be described as classic, preppy, and Miami meets Madrid. Her sleek dark mane is perfectly polished, and she often wears it up in a chignon for a chic, high fashion look. The lesson here- a good cut and a rich color like Susana’s can add a lot of vibrancy and richness at any age.
Tina is a Danish tailor and nutritionist who has a passion for fashion and food over 40. Her light brown hair with strawberry highlights is in harmony with her delicate, peachy complexion. When your hair is as pretty as Tina’s why cut it?
Heather is a Dallas style blogger who you may have read about when I interviewed her for my Styleblazer series. Her gorgeous blonde mane is thick and full, a real bonus after 40 when hair begins to get scraggly. But what really makes Heather look fab is her modern styling. Love those soft, flowing waves!
Many women over 40 with long hair fall into a rut of wearing their hair the same old way, day in and day out. Mariana, a fashion stylist who helps you maximize your wardrobe on a budget, is also good at maximizing what you can be done with long hair. She’s pinned hers back for a fresh, easy look that shows off her pretty face and fab statement earrings.
The biggest obstacle to wearing your hair long past 40 is that as we age our faces lose fat and our hair thins. Long straight hair can drag your face down and make you look old. If you want to keep your hair long and avoid that drawn-out look, then the best thing to do is get a layered cut. Tracy, a lifestyle blogger and mom to 5 daughters, has a modern layered cut that’s perfect for a midlife mama. Her beautiful layers add volume and body and widen her face, giving her a fresh, youthful appearance.
Want to know one of the secrets for pulling off long hair after 40? Erin, a wardrobe stylist and mom from San Antonia, Texas has done a great job keeping her lovely locks looking soft, and shiny. Check out my interview with this fascinating Fabulous After 40 Styleblazer.
Susan is a Boston, mid-50’s wardrobe stylist & social worker who is determined to do away with frumpy. One of the ways she’s accomplishing that is with a healthy dose of blonde highlights that add depth, character and a youthful touch to her long brown hair. No old lady, helmet-head hair color here! To find out more about Susan, check out her Styleblazer feature.
Nicole is an author, entrepreneur, trend spotter, traveler, mom to two. Her thick brown hair with the perky flip makes a lovely frame for her pretty face.
This Spanish Instagrammer has dedicated her account to women 45+ so they can celebrate themselves and enjoy each other. Followers are sure to be inspired by this Latin beauty’s smooth-as-silk tresses. A good blow dry goes a long way when your hair is past your shoulders, especially at midlife and beyond when hair typically starts to change texture and get a little frizzy.
Tanya is a Dallas, lifestyle blogger and fundraiser for good causes whose gorgeous, long blonde hair is her best accessory. Sexy! Find out more about this Fabulous After 40 Styleblazer. Read my interview with Tanya.
Carrie is a blogger who is on a mission to help women own their individual style and express it through their wardrobe and life. She’s taking ownership of her style by wearing long hair after 40, and she’s looking great doing it!
Do you have long hair? Did you ever think about cutting it because you had reached a certain age? What stopped you? What about long gray hair over 40? t
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