Trending Hairstyles for Women Over 40 – Winter (2024)


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Trending Hairstyles for Women Over 40

This season, long hairstyles still reign supreme. Check out the trending hairstyles for women over 40 from the most recent red-carpet appearances.

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Hairstyles with Bangs

Anne Hathaway - Fresh Set of Bangs (2024) - [Hairstylist: Adir Abergel] - 20240225

Anne Hathaway – Fresh Set of Bangs (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Adir Abergel

“Eileen” actress Anne Hathaway attended the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards with a long, straight hairstyle and a new set of peek-a-boo bangs by celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel.

[Pictured: Anne Hathaway – Fresh Set of Bangs (2024) – [Hairstylist: Adir Abergel] – 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards – Santa Monica, CA]

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Long Hairstyles

Jessica Alba - Long Curled Hairstyle (2024) - [Hairstylist: Brittney Conkle] - 20240310

Jessica Alba – Long Curled Hairstyle (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Brittney Conkle

“L.A.’s Finest” actress Jessica Alba attended the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party with a long curled hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Brittney Conkle.

[Pictured: Jessica Alba – Long Curled Hairstyle (2024) – [Hairstylist: Brittney Conkle] – 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar Party – Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts – Beverly Hills, CA]

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Jessica Biel - Long Soft Wave Hairstyle (2024) - [Hairstylist: Peter Lux] - 20240221

Jessica Biel – Long Soft Wave Hairstyle (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Peter Lux

“The Sinner” actress Jessica Biel attended the Fendi Womenswear Fall/Winter 2024 – 2025 Show with a long curled hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Peter Lux.

[Pictured: Jessica Biel – Long Soft Wave Hairstyle (2024) – [Hairstylist: Peter Lux] – Milan Fashion Week – Fendi Womenswear Fall/Winter 2024 – 2025 Show – Milan, Italy]

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Alessandra Ambrosio - Sleek Deep Side Part Hairstyle (2024) - [Hairstylist: Adir Abergel] - 20240204

Alessandra Ambrosio – Sleek Deep Side Part Hairstyle (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Adir Abergel

Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio attended the 66th GRAMMY Awards with a long, straight hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel.

[Pictured: Alessandra Ambrosio – Sleek Deep Side Part Hairstyle (2024) – [Hairstylist: Adir Abergel] – 66th GRAMMY Awards – Los Angeles, CA]

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Kim Kardashian - Silky Long Straight Hairstyle (2024) - [Hairstylist: Chris Appleton] - 20240125

Kim Kardashian – Silky Long Straight Hairstyle (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Chris Appleton

Kim Kardashian attended the Paris Fashion Week – Maison Margiela Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2024 Show with a long straight hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Chris Appleton.

[Pictured: Kim Kardashian – Silky Long Straight Hairstyle (2024) – [Hairstylist: Chris Appleton] – Paris Fashion Week – Maison Margiela Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2024 Show – Paris, France]

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Jessica Chastain - SLeek Straight Hairstyle (2024) - [Hairstylist: Renato Campora] - 20240115

Jessica Chastain – Sleek Straight Hairstyle (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Renato Campora

“George & Tammy” actress Jessica Chastain attended the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards with a side sweeping hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Renato Campora.

[Pictured: Jessica Chastain – Sleek Straight Hairstyle (2024) – [Hairstylist: Renato Campora] – 75th Primetime Emmy Awards – Los Angeles, CA]

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Lauren Ambrose - Long Curled Hairstyle (2024) - [Hairstylist: John D] - 20240115

Lauren Ambrose – Long Curled Hairstyle (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: John D

“Yellowjacket’s” actress Lauren Ambrose attended the 75th Emmy Awards with a curled hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist John D.

[Pictured: Lauren Ambrose – Long Curled Hairstyle (2024) – [Hairstylist: John D] – 75th Emmy Awards – Peacock Theater – Los Angeles, CA]


Reese Witherspoon - Half Updo (2024) - [Hairstylist: Lona Vigi] - 20240107

Half Updo (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Lona Vigi

“The Morning Show” actress Reese Witherspoon attended the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards with a long, half updo by celebrity hairstylist Lona Vigi.

[Pictured: Reese Witherspoon – Half Updo (2024) – [Hairstylist: Lona Vigi] – 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards – Beverly Hilton – Beverly Hills, CA]

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Elizabeth Banks - Slicked Back Curled Hairstyle (2024) - [Hairstylist: Clayton Hawkins] - 20240107

Elizabeth Banks – Slicked Back Curled Hairstyle (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Clayton Hawkins

“Cocaine Bear” director Elizabeth Banks attended the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards with a gorgeous, long curled, “wet-look” hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Clayton Hawkins.

[Pictured: Elizabeth Banks – Slicked Back Curled Hairstyle (2024) – [Hairstylist: Clayton Hawkins] – 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards – Beverly Hilton – Beverly Hills, CA ]


Medium Length Hairstyles

Eva Longoria - Mick Jagger Shag (2024) - [Hairstylist: Dimitris Giannetos] - 20240105

Eva Longoria – Mick Jagger Shag (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Dimitris Giannetos

Actress/Director/Producer Eva Longoria attended La Cena Los Angeles with a hot new shag by celebrity hairstylist Dimitris Giannetos.

[Pictured: Eva Longoria – Mick Jagger Shag (2024) – [Hairstylist: Dimitris Giannetos] – La Cena Los Angeles – Hollywood, CA]

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Claire Danes – Medium Length Curled Hairstyle (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Peter Butler

“Fleishman’s In Trouble” actress Claire Danes attended the 75th Emmy Awards with a medium-length hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist Peter Butler.

[Pictured: Claire Danes – Medium Length Curled Hairstyle (2024) – [Hairstylist: Peter Butler] – 75th Emmy Awards at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles, CA]

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Short Haircuts

Sofia Boutella - Short Slicked-Back Bob (2024) - [Hairstylist: Brady Lea] - 20240124

Sofia Boutella – Short Slicked-Back Bob (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Brady Lea

“Argylle” actress Sofia Boutella attended the world premiere with a short, slicked-back bob by celebrity hairstylist Brady Lea.

[Pictured: Sofia Boutella – Short Slicked-Back Bob (2024) – [Hairstylist: Brady Lea] – “Argylle” World Premiere – Odeon Luxe Leicester Square – London, England]

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Greta Gerwig - Short Choppy Cut (2024) - [Hairstylist: JohnD] - 20240107

Greta Gerwig – Short Choppy Cut (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: John D

“Barbie” director Greta Gerwig attended the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards with a short hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist John D.

[Pictured: Greta Gerwig – Short Choppy Cut (2024) – [Hairstylist: JohnD] – 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards – Beverly Hilton – Beverly Hills, CA]


Hannah Waddingham - Short Bob (2024) - 20240107

Hannah Waddingham – Short Bob (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Richard Collins

“Home for Christmas” actress Hannah Waddingham attended the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards with a new short bob styled by celebrity hairstylist Richard Collins.

[Pictured: Hannah Waddingham – Short Bob (2024) – [Hairstylist: Richard Collins] – – 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards – Beverly Hilton – Beverly Hills, CA]


Michelle Williams - Traditional Pixie (2024) - [Hairstylist: Chris McMillan] - 20240207

Michelle Williams – Traditional Pixie (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Chris McMillan

“The Fabelmans” actress Michelle Williams attended the Chanel Watches & Fine Jewelry Fifth Avenue Flagship Boutique Opening with a pixie haircut by celebrity hairstylist Chris McMillan.

[Pictured: Michelle Williams – Traditional Pixie (2024) – [Hairstylist: Chris McMillan] – Chanel Watches & Fine Jewelry Fifth Avenue Flagship Boutique Opening – New York City, NY]

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Leslie Bibb - Contemporary Beachy Bob (2024) - [Hairstylist: John D] - 20240314

Leslie Bibb – Contemporary Beachy Bob (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: John D

“Palm Royale” actress Leslie Bibb attended the premiere with a short, beachy bob hairstyle by celebrity hairstylist John D.

[Pictured: Leslie Bibb – Contemporary Beachy Bob (2024) – [Hairstylist: John D] – Apple TV+’s “Palm Royale” Premiere at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills]


Ponytails/Braids

Natalie Portman - Super Sleek Low Ponytail (2024) - [Hairstylist: Teddy Charles] - 20240107

Natalie Portman -Super Sleek Low Ponytail (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Teddy Charles

“May December” actress Natalie Portman attended the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards with a sleek ponytail by celebrity hairstylist Teddy Charles.

[Pictured: Natalie Portman – Super Sleek Low Ponytail (2024) – [Hairstylist: Teddy Charles] – 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards – Beverly Hilton – Beverly Hills, CA]

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Kate Beckinsale - Ponytail with Highlights (2024) - [Hairstylist: Scott King] - 20240107

Kate Beckinsale – Ponytail with Highlights (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Scott King

“Fool’s Paradise” actress Kate Beckinsale attended the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards with a high ponytail by celebrity hairstylist Scott King.

[Pictured: Kate Beckinsale – Ponytail with Highlights (2024) – [Hairstylist: Scott King] – 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards – Beverly Hilton – Beverly Hills, CA]

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Abigail Spencer - Textured Ponytail (2024) - [Hairstylist: Clayton Hawkins] - 20240107

Abigail Spencer – Textured Ponytail (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Clayton Hawkins

“Extended Family” actress Abigail Spencer attended the 75th Creative Arts Emmy Awards with a curly ponytail by celebrity hairstylist Clayton Hawkins.

[Pictured: Abigail Spencer – Textured Ponytail (2024) – [Hairstylist: Clayton Hawkins] – 75th Creative Arts Emmy Awards – Peacock Theater – Los Angeles, CA]


Updos

Ali Wong - Sleek Updo (2024) - [Hairstylist: Clayton Hawkins] - 20240107

Ali Wong – Sleek Updo (2024)

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Celebrity Hairstylist: Clayton Hawkins |

“Beef” actress Ali Wong attended the 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards with a sleek updo by celebrity hairstylist Clayton Hawkins.

[Pictured: Ali Wong – Sleek Updo (2024) – [Hairstylist: Clayton Hawkins] – 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards – Beverly Hilton – Beverly Hills, CA]