Hair gets finer with age. But that doesn’t have to mean getting stuck with flat tresses once we hit our 50s.
If your fine hair needs some livening up, here are 30 ways to do it. From Helen Mirren’s signature bob to Brooke Shields’ long waves, find your perfect cut by reading through our slideshow, where we’ve rounded up some of the most fabulous over-50 celebs rocking the chicest styles for fine hair.
We’ve also included a few tips to help you achieve fuller hair with volume. One top piece of advice? Don’t skip out on blow-drying your locks. “You may be tempted to skip the blow dryer, especially if your fine hair dries straight and smooth. But if you skip blow-drying, your volumizing work will all be for naught. [With] almost all volumizers you need to use a blow dryer with heat to activate them. A moisture root lift spray is perfect for both blow-drying and air-drying the hair,” celebrity hairstylist Mark Townsend told Self.
Whether you like it short, long, straight or textured, there’s a style here that will breathe new life into your ‘do. Keep reading to see the chicest hairstyles for women over 50 with fine hair. Prepare to be inspired.
Hairstyles For Women With Fine Hair: Meryl Streep’s Retro Flip
January 4, 2014 – Axelle/Bauer-Griffin
Meryl styled her hair into a simple flip for the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival. She looked adorably retro.
Thin Hair Tips: “The most important step in getting volume for fine hair starts in the shower. Make sure you’re using a lightweight volumizing shampoo and conditioner that also have some moisturizing ingredients. These types of shampoos tend to be more drying and can cause your scalp to overproduce oils to make up for it,” Brianna Colette, stylist at Nine Zero One told Self.
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