We women over 50 have all heard the admonitions: long hair is for ingenues, long hair no longer flatters the “mature” face, long hair makes you look like a cavewoman (okay…I made up that last one). But look around and you’ll see significant numbers of woman over 50—dare I say, over 60 and beyond—who are pulling off the look with grace and style. Case in point: Christie Brinkley, Michelle Pfeiffer, Phylicia Rashad, and Barbra Streisand.
And it’s not limited to celebrities.
Think long hair is just for the rich and famous—those who can afford someone to tend to their tresses on a daily basis? Think again. My friends Heidi, Merille, Wendy, and Kim have it down:
We boomers are playing by different rules. In fact, we’re creating new rules. And I, for one, love where those new rules are taking us. For more about hair styles of all lengths, check out: 15 Things Older Women Should Know about Hair.
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