We women over 50 have all heard the admonitions: long hair is for ingenues, long hair no longer flatters the “mature” face, long hair makes you look like a cavewoman (okay…I made up that last one). But look around and you’ll see significant numbers of woman over 50–and, dare I say, over 60–who are pulling off the look with grace and style, such as Meryl Streep, Jill Clayburgh, Jane Seymour, and Sally Field.
And the beauty of long hair over 50 is not limited to the celebrity set. Check out my friends Heidi, Merille, and LeeAnn:
We boomers are playing by different rules. In fact, we’re creating new rules. And I, for one, love where those new rules are taking us.