Best Haircuts for Your 40s

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40s: Jennifer Lopez

Volume-boosting layers look great curly or straight.

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40s: Viola Davis

A shaggy bob instantly softens the face.

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40s: Julia Roberts

Long waves add body and look youthful.

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40s: Jennifer Aniston

An off-center part creates a swinging panel of hair disguising any imperfections.

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40s: Julianna Marguiles

Tousled texture achieves figure-balancing fullness.

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40s Real Woman: Gail Kim

A chin-length bob flaunts petite features.

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40s Real Woman: Ginesse Spiegelman

Show off healthy locks with a long, smooth style.

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40s Real Woman: Alison Chace

A heavily layered cut that hits around the collarbone creates face-flattering softness.

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40s Real Woman: Kari Lichtenstein

A shoulder-length cut makes fine hair look thick.

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40s Real Woman: Hannah Dvir

This modified short shag looks stylish rather than severe thanks to an off-center part.


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First Published February 1, 2012

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