The best hairstyles for women over 40

Hairstyles for women over 40 needn't be old-fashioned.

In fact, your forties 40 can be a great time to experiment with your hairstyle and try something new.

Even just a minor change like a new parting or some strategic layering can have dramatic impact on your look and knock years off your face.

From luxe tumbling curls, to side-swept fringes and flattering cropped hairstyles, to easy-to-achieve updo hairstyles and no-fuss bob haircuts, we’ve rounded up the very best hairstyles for women over 40, whether you’re a low maintenance kind of woman or a have-all-the-hair-tools-money-can-buy kind of women (including the best of the best hair dryers!), there’s plenty of hair inspiration here.