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Hairstyles for Women Over Age 50


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A Great Look for Naturally Curly Hair

Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg

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One of the greatest lessons in life that many women don't learn until they have a few years behind them, is that to be truly happy, you must accept yourself for who you are.

Now this does not mean going completely gray like some of the women in this gallery. Go ahead, color your hair if it makes you feel better, I do! Gray hair is not for everyone. But curly hair, wavy hair, straight hair, fine hair: every hair texture out there can look good with the right haircut. So maybe it's time to stop fighting your hair's texture and embrace it. Just get the right cut.

If you have naturally curly hair like Diane von Furstenberg (born December 31, 1946), chances are you know the challenges that come with styling and caring for curly hair. There's the frizz you have to deal with the moment humidity enters the air. You know how to properly wash, condition and dry your (oh, hair dryer, how we wish you didn't cause so much frizz!).

I share a ton of curly hair tips and photos in this slideshow: The Best Curly Hairstyles for Women Over 50. If you have curly hair, it's a don't miss.

More on this look:

Von Furstenberg is in her 70s. Get inspired by this gallery of Great Haircuts for Women in Their 70s & 80s.

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