40 Celebrity-Inspired Hairstyles That Are Perfect For Women Over 50

Forget the ingenues; women over 50 rule Hollywood – and not just because of their commanding on-screen presences. They also have impeccable style, right down to the hair on their head. And these 40 cuts, colors and coifs prove our point. Plus, they might just inspire you to change up your look. Do you want the Sandra, the Oprah or the Jamie Lee? It’s time to find out...

40. Diahann Caroll’s billowy bob

Porgy & Bess star Diahann Carroll left an indelible mark on Hollywood. For one thing, she took on trailblazing roles for a woman of color, earning her Tony and Golden Globe Awards and countless nominations. And, fashion-wise, she always had inspiring hairdos, too. This voluminous bob, which she sported in 2017, would look fab on just about anyone.

39. Demi Moore’s sleek, long locks

Who says you can’t have long hair in your 50s? Demi Moore – who will turn 59 in November 2021 – continues to sport her extra-long locks. The G.I. Jane actress mostly keeps them sleek and straight, and you can do the same with the help of heated styling tools. Just be sure to keep your hair looking its best with a moisturizing serum so your look remains just as impeccably shiny as the A-lister’s.

38. Faith Hill’s deep side-part

Faith Hill is one of country music’s top-selling artist of all time – fans across the globe have scooped up more than 40 million copies of her albums. She gives us more than music, though. Her deep side-part haircut is easily imitated and what’s more, it’s universally flattering on round, heart, oval and square-shaped faces.

37. Meg Ryan’s short beachy waves

When you think of beachy waves, you probably envision extra-long, effortlessly tousled hair. But Sleepless in Seattle star Meg Ryan proves that shorter hair that’s loosely curled can also rock. Her locks graze the shoulders, and she has a few face-framing pieces to really complete the look.