12 Hairstyles That Make You Look Older, According to Stylists

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Tight, stiff hairdos

Upgrade your look! Ditch outdated styles like tight ringlet curls. Opt for a trendy middle-part low-bun or loose waves for a playful, classy vibe.

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Blunt, short haircuts

Choose a trendy short hairdo wisely! Avoid aging styles like blunt bobs or severe undercuts. Opt for what suits your face and texture—be chic, fresh, and comfortable!

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Extremely long hair

"Opt for shiny, middle-parted, straight locks for an impressive look. If long hair feels dull, try long layers or curtain bangs for a fresh, age-defying style. Find your perfect length and embrace mature beauty."

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Revamp your look with trendy bangs, but beware of thick, blunt styles for a youthful vibe. Skip heavy, rounded bangs if your hair tends to frizz; they add visual "weight" to your face.

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Thick and blunt bangs

"Embrace bangs that enhance your natural beauty! Opt for mid-length, curtain-style bangs—they're timeless and suit every hair type. Say no to styles that age you.

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Thin and short bangs

A flat hairstyle can age you, says Kabbabe. As we age, hair loses thickness. Combat it with layers and use thickening products for extra 'oomph'.

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Flat hair

Skip teasing! Modernize your look effortlessly. Ditch outdated trends. Elevate your hair with key products and tools for instant, sultry volume.

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Teased hair

Choose layers wisely for a timeless look! Skip wispy ends; opt for thick layers framing your face, adding movement without aging.

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Wispy layers

"Embrace a polished look as you age. Ditch dry waves for smooth styles. Instantly youthful and chic!

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Air-dried hair

Choose hair colors wisely! Steer clear of harsh dark shades; they accentuate lines and spots. Opt for softer hues to stay agelessly chic!

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Overly dark hair

Refresh your look as you age: Lighten hair by 1-2 shades for a softer, flattering appearance. Beware of extremes; choose hues that suit your skin tone.

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Extremely light hair

Maintaining vibrant hair is key for a timeless look. Even with gray or white hair, keep it toned and hydrated. Healthy hair beats any style, so nourish your scalp for a youthful appearance.

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Damaged hair