A Hair Makeover at Any Age
Nine women in their 20s, 40s, and 60s polish their looks with new haircuts and hair colors. By Hilary Sterne
Does your hair take more time than it should? If you’re reading this, the answer is probably yes. The experts are here to help, with seven styling shortcuts that will streamline your routine.
Before: Leigh Torretta, 26
“My whole life I’ve had one hairstyle,” says Leigh, an advertising account manager at Real Simple. Partly, this was because her fine strands seemed to do only one thing: hang straight. “I have a hard time doing anything with it”—curls won’t hold for more than half an hour, she says. But, she adds, she wasn’t doing much to help the situation: “I’ve been the same blond for years.” In other words, she was stuck in a rut. (Her T-shirt by Splendid.)