21 Hairstyles That Make You Look 10 Years Younger [Slideshow]

At the age of 40, women don’t care so much about who they want to be because, most likely, they are who they wanted to be already. It’s less about impressing others. It’s more of being comfortable in their own skin and with their own personal style.

This personal style shows off in a woman’s manner of dressing up, the way she does her make up, and most importantly, how her hair looks. At the age of 40, a woman’s hair needs to look:

  • Professional
  • Fashionable
  • Sophisticated
  • Low Maintenance
  • And, makes a woman look younger than she really is

This brings us to our list of 21 hairstyles that all older women must try, starting with #1:

1. Choppy Layers

Photo: www.coolshorthairstyles.com

Photo: www.coolshorthairstyles.com

Those multiple, uneven layers are called choppy layers. The layers create volume and they counteract gauntness. You have to watch out for the length, though – the sides should be no more than half an inch shorter than the back. It should also be proportional around the head.