Trending Hairstyles for Women Over 40 – Summer (2023)

Trending Hairstyles for Women Over 40 - Summer (2023)

Trending Hairstyles for Women Over 40 – Summer (2023)

Long hairstyles are still reigning supreme for women over 40 this season, but the ponytail is running a close second. Check out what the red carpet had to offer for hairstyles for women over 40 for summer 2023.

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Short Hairstyles/Haircuts

Maggie Gyllenhaal - Short Choppy Pixie (2023) - 20230903

Maggie Gyllenhaal – Choppy Pixie

[Pictured: Maggie Gyllenhaal – Short Choppy Pixie (2023) – 80th Venice International Film Festival – Venice, Italy]


Charlize Theron - Short Ponytail (2023) - 20230906

Charlize Theron – Short Ponytail

[Pictured: Charlize Theron – Short Ponytail (2023) – Breitling’s Meatpacking Boutique Grand Opening – New York City, NY]


Sara Escudero - Short Choppy Cut - 20230719

Sara Escudero – Short Choppy Cut

[Pictured: Sara Escudero – Short Choppy Cut – “Barbie” Premiere – Gran Teatro Caixabank – Madrid, Spain]


Claire Danes - Sleek Long Bob (2023) - [Hairstylist: Peter Butler] - 20230611

Claire Danes – Sleek Long Bob (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Peter Butler

“Full Circle” actress Claire Danes the 2023 Tribeca Festival – “Full Circle” Screening with a sleek, long bob by celebrity hairstylist Peter Butler.

[Pictured: Claire Danes – Sleek Long Bob (2023) – [Hairstylist: Peter Butler] – 2023 Tribeca Festival – “Full Circle” Screening – New York City, NY]

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Medium Length Hairstyles

Kirsten Dunst - Shoulder Length Lightly Curled Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Bryce Scarlett] - 20230919

Kirsten Dunst – Shoulder Length Lightly Curled Hairstyle (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Bryce Scarlett

Bring It On: Cheer or Die actress Kirsten Dunst attended the CHANEL Dinner to celebrate the launch of Sofia Coppola Archive: 1999-2023 with a soft shoulder-length lightly curled hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Bryce Scarlett.

[Pictured: Kirsten Dunst – Shoulder Length Lightly Curled Hairstyle (2023) – [Hairstylist: Bryce Scarlett] – CHANEL Dinner – Chateau Marmont – Los Angeles, CA]


Mindy Kaling - Slicked Back Shoulder Length Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Marc Mena] - 20230908

Mindy Kaling – Slicked Back Shoulder Length Hairstyle (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Marc Mena

The Morning Show actress Mindy Kaling attended New York Fashion Week with a chic slicked-back hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Marc Mena.

[Pictured: Mindy Kaling – Slicked Back Shoulder Length Hairstyle (2023) – [Hairstylist: Marc Mena]- New York Fashion Week – Ralph Lauren Show – New York City, NY]


Cobie Smulders - Shoulder Length Straight Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Scott King] - 20230715

Coby Smulders – Shoulder Length Straight Hairstyle (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Scott King

Secret Invasion actress Coby Smulders (Maria Hill) attended The LYMA Skincare LA Launch Event with a straight hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Scott King.

[Pictured: Cobie Smulders – Shoulder Length Straight Hairstyle (2023) – [Hairstylist: Scott King] – The LYMA Skincare LA Launch Event – Los Angeles, CA]


Zoe Saldana - New French Bob (2023) - [Hairstylist: Mara Roszak] - 20230711

Zoe Saldana – New Chic French Bob (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Mara Roszak

Special Ops: Lioness actress Zoe Saldana (Joe) attended the Paramount+ series “Special Ops: Lioness” with a new chic French bob by celebrity hairstylist Mara Roszak.

[Pictured: Zoe Saldana – New Chic French Bob (2023) – [Hairstylist: Mara Roszak] – Paramount+ series “Special Ops: Lioness” – London, England]

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Long Hairstyles

Priyanka Chopra - Elegant Long Curled Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Harry Josh] - 20230918

Priyanka Chopra – Elegant Long Curled Hairstyle (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Harry Josh

Love Again actress Priyanka Chopra attended Victoria’s Secret’s Impact Fund Event with a long curled hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Harry Josh.

[Pictured: Priyanka Chopra – Elegant Long Curled Hairstyle (2023) – [Hairstylist: Harry Josh] – Victoria’s Secret’s Impact Fund – New York City, NY]


Anne Hathaway - Long Slight Wave Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Adir Abergel] - 20230913

Anne Hathaway – Long Light Wave Hairstyle (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Adir Abergel

Eileen actress Anne Hathaway attended the Vital Protection Global Ambassador Announcement with a long, light wave hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel.

[Pictured: Anne Hathaway – Long Light Wave Hairstyle (2023) – [Hairstylist: Adir Abergel] – Vital Protection Global Ambassador Announcement – New York City, NY]


Katie Holmes - Silky Long Straight Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: DJ Quintero] - 20230910

Katie Holmes – Silky Long Straight Hairstyle (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: DJ Quintero

Rare Objects actress Katie Holmes attended New York Fashion Week with a long, straight hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist DJ Quintero.

[Pictured: Katie Holmes – Silky Long Straight Hairstyle (2023) – [Hairstylist: DJ Quintero] – New York Fashion Week – Ulla Johnson Show – New York City, NY]


Amal Clooney - Long Curled Hairstyle (2023) - 20230831

Amal Clooney – Long Soft Waves Hairstyle (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Dimitris Giannetos

Amal Clooney attended the 80th Venice International Film Festival with a long, soft waves hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Dimitris Giannetos.

[Pictured: Amal Clooney – Long Soft Waves Hairstyle (2023) – [Hairstylist: Dimitris Giannetos] – 80th Venice International Film Festival – DVF Awards – Venice, Italy]


Jessica Alba - Best Hair This Season - [Hairstylist: Brittney Ryan Conkle] - 20230817

Jessica Alba – Best Hair This Season (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Brittney (Ryan) Conkle

Here it is! Jessica Alba looks fantastic! Everything about this hairstyle is right, from the length to the styling to the color and highlights styled by celebrity hairstylist Brittney (Ryan) Conkle.

[Pictured: Jessica AlbaBest Hair This Season (2023) – [Hairstylist: Brittney Ryan Conkle] – New York City, NY]


Sienna Miller - Long Layered Hairstyle (2023) - [Hairstylist: Earl Simms] - 20230709

Sienna Miller – Long Layered Hairstyle (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Earl Simms

Extrapolations actress Sienna Miller attended the Polo Ralph Lauren & British Vogue Event with a long layered hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Earl Simms.

[Pictured: Sienna MillerLong Layered Hairstyle (2023) – [Hairstylist: Earl Simms] – Polo Ralph Lauren & British Vogue Event – Wimbledon, England]


Alessandra Ambrosio - Long Beachy Hairstyle (2023) - 20230705

Alessandra Ambrosio – Long Beachy Hairstyle (2023)

[Pictured: Alessandra Ambrosio – Long Beachy Hairstyle (2023) – Paris Fashion Week – Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2023/2024 Show – Paris, France]

More: Alessandra Ambrosio Hairstyles


Heidi Klum - Long Curled Hairstyle/Bangs 2023 - 20230705

Heidi Klum – Long Curled Hairstyle/Bangs (2023)

[Pictured: Heidi Klum – Long Curled Hairstyle/Bangs 2023 – Paris Fashion Week – Jean Paul Gaultier Haute couture Fall/Winter 2023/2024 Show]


Natalie Portman - Soft Long Straight Hairstyle - 20230703

Natalie Portman – Soft Long Straight Hairstyle

[Pictured: Natalie Portman – Soft Long Straight Hairstyle (2023) – Paris Fashion Week – Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2023/2024 Show]


Ponytails

Christina Ricci - Sleek Low Ponytail (2023) - [Hairstylist: Mark Hampton] - 20230920

Christina Ricci – Sleek Low Ponytail (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Mark Hampton

Yellowjackets actress Christina Ricci attended the Fendi Spring 2024 Ready To Wear Fashion Show with a sleek, low ponytail hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Mark Hampton.

[Pictured: Christina Ricci – Sleek Low Ponytail (2023) – [Hairstylist: Mark Hampton] – Fendi Spring 2024 Ready To Wear Fashion Show – Milan, Italy]

More: Christina Ricci Hairstyles


Kate Beckinsale - High Ponytail (2023) - 20230902

Kate Beckinsale – High Ponytail

[Pictured: Kate Beckinsale – High Ponytail (2023) – amfAR Gala Venezia 2023 – Venice, Italy]


Jessica Chastain - Textured Ponytail (2023) - 20230902

Jessica Chastain – Textured Ponytail

[Pictured: Jessica Chastain – Textured Ponytail (2023) – Giorgio Armani “One Night In Venice” Photocall – Venice, Italy]


Kate Hudson - Sleek High Ponytail (2023) - [Hairstylist: Peter Gray] - 20230704

Kate Hudson – Sleek High Ponytail (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Peter Gray

“A Little White Lie” actress Kate Hudson attended Paris Fashion Week with a sleek high ponytail by celebrity hairstylist Peter Gray.

[Pictured: Kate HudsonSleek High Ponytail (2023) – [Hairstylist: Peter Gray] – Paris Fashion Week – Giorgio Armani PrivĂ© Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2023/2024 Show – Paris, France]


Updos

Elizabeth Banks - Sleek Chignon Updo (2023) - [Hairstylist: Jenny Cho] - 20230921

Elizabeth Banks – Sleek Chignon Updo (2023)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Jenny Cho

The Beanie Bubble actress Elizabeth Banks attended Milan Fashion Week with a sleek chignon updo by celebrity hairstylist Jenny Cho.

[Pictured: Elizabeth Banks – Sleek Chignon Updo (2023) – [Hairstylist: Jenny Cho] – Milan Fashion Week – Tom Ford Spring 2024 Ready To Wear Fashion Show – Milan, Italy]