why do older women cut their hair short

1. 1. Older Women Shouldn't Go Long
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Silk Flowers are for Brides 10. 10. Fight the Frizz Clarence Sinclair Bull/John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images, Time Inc Digital Studio 11. 11. Evening Requires an Updo Dominique Charriau/WireImage. com(2) Sporting a bold cut or color can also ratchet up your age.

Hairstylists equate it to wearing too-trendy clothes or overdoing your makeup. Keep your style evolving without becoming a slave to trends. "Look for photos of celebrities your age with great hair [say, or ]," says Howse. "Then show your favorites to your stylist. " are another way to bust out of a hair rut: "They usually make people look younger," says Howse.

He suggests road testing them first: Put your hand over your forehead when you look in the mirror, then take your hand away в which look do you prefer?

Ask for bangs that are full, not wispy (which can be aging), and that reach the center of your brows. Or opt for a longer, side-swept fringe. But skip both if you've got a stubborn cowlick or tight curls.