Haircut Mistakes That Can Age Women

Haircuts are one of the most effective ways to change up your look, but that’s also why it’s important to pick the right one. Some styles can end up adding years to your look, such as super retro cuts or unflattering bangs. Read on for common haircut mistakes that can make women look older.

The Bouffant

Bouffant is technically a hairstyle, but hair is sometimes cut to make the look easier to achieve daily. A prime example is First Lady Betty Ford. While her do was famous in the ’70s, it would only serve to age women nowadays.

Betty Ford
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Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The outdated look can make it seem like they’re from an older era. Plus, styling a bouffant involves teasing hair and using a ton of hairspray, two things that can damage hair over time.