Unstylish Haircuts That Instantly Age Women Over 40

#1: The “Mom Bob” 

The "mom bob" is defined by Hall as an extremely blunt, chin-length bob that is often cut straight across.

While one variant of this style looks wonderful on Taylor Swift, it may also "be aging," since it accentuates the jawline and makes the face seem bigger.

#2: Heavy, Blunt Bangs

Bangs that are overly thick and straight across the face might be aging because they call attention to wrinkles on the forehead and produce a harsh, severe appearance. 

While Jessica Biel looks great with fuller, blunt fringe, it might be a dangerous cut for older women. 

#3: Overly Layered Hair 

Layers may be fantastic for adding movement and volume to hair, as seen on Juliette Lewis,

but "too many layers" can produce a dated, feathery style that can age you. Consider 80s hair at its choppiest.

#4: Super-Long Hair

While some women may carry off long hair well into their 40s and beyond, it can also be aging if not treated properly. 

Long hair may pull down the face and body, giving you a weary, weighed-down appearance.

#5: Baby Bangs

I love bangs and believe that everyone has their own special length that enhances their features; no two bangs are the same,

and if you want bangs, "opt for a long hairstyle that will help hide forehead wrinkles."

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