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Flattering Style for Women 30 & Over: Long Hair, With Bangs
12 Flattering Haircuts for Women in Their 30s

Jessica Biel in January 2013

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In your 30s, your lifestyle may actually dictate your hairstyle as much as your hair texture and your face shape does.

If you're busy powering ahead in your career you may opt to chop your hair to your shoulders or shorter. The more kept your hair is, the more seriously you will be taken in the office. If you're busy at home with kids, you may need a low-maintenance hairstyle. This means a cut that works with your natural hair texture and one that doesn't require a lot of hair product or hair tools to keep it looking as good as possible.

Single women looking for Mr. Right may be putting more effort into their hair. You've probably read the articles that men prefer long hair whether it be straight or curly. While this may be true of the average man, I always feel a woman should first be true to herself because the right guy is going to fall in love with you because you're comfortable in your skin and in your hairstyle. If you're sporty and love a pixie haircut or a shoulder-length haircut pulled into a ponytail, then own it. There's nothing sexier than a woman with confidence. There's nothing less sexy than someone trying to be something she's not.

In this gallery, I feature gorgeous hairstyles for women over 30. As a bonus, all of the celebrities featured are in their 30s as of the time of this writing.

Let's start with Jessica Biel (born March 3, 1982). Long hair with bangs are flattering because bangs are flattering. Anyone can wear long hair, but it can drag a face down. Bangs are fresh and fabulous. From blunt bangs, to side-swept bangs, the following looks in this photo gallery are all super popular this year.

Keep in mind that bangs take some maintenance. Most salons offer free bang trims, but if you are like me and you can't be bothered to travel ever few weeks to see your stylist, learn how to trim your own bangs. It's easier than you think.

Photos of Long Hair With Bangs

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