The Best Haircuts If You’re Over 30
And 40 and 50 and 60
So you’re definitely out of your twenties, and while dying your hair purple might be out of the question, it doesn’t mean you should have to succumb to a mom bob. Take a peek at these eight women who prove that cutting-edge looks (pun intended) are still feasible well into your sixties.
Lupita Nyong’o, 32: The Tight Crop
Short and natural, Nyong'o's locks are perfectly shaped but still look effortless.
Anne Hathaway, 33: The Sweeping Pixie
Pro tip: Not all pixies are created equal. For a modern look, ask your stylist for layers that "melt," aka are barely noticeable, which keeps the sides from looking poufy.
Kristen Wiig, 42: The Blunt Bob
A sharp cut like Wiig's elongates the neck and is especially flattering on heart-shaped or oval faces.
Jennifer Garner, 43: The Wispy Bangs
Feminine layers know no age.
Halle Berry, 49: The Face-Framing Lob
Berry's style works on nearly any texture but looks best on hair with a natural wave or curl.
Kyra Sedgwick, 50: The Bouncy Curls
Ladies with natural ringlets: Ask for a cut that gives them movement and aim for a slightly off-center part.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 54: The Shoulder-Grazing Layers
A mid-length cut with chin-length layers practically styles itself. Give the ends a quick flip and be on your way.
Christine Baranski, 63: The Swept-Back Bob
A little bit of length + a little bit of styling = a whole lot of timelessness.