Women Over 50 With Fine Hair Have Plenty Of Hairstyle Options To Choose From

As it turns out, celebrities are just like ordinary people, growing older with age and wanting a flattering hairstyle to enhance their fine hair.

Female stars such as Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep have proven a sleek hairdo or a simple retro flip is all that’s needed to give a bit of volume and new life to their ‘do.

Laura Dern’s Glamourous Side-Swept Waves

Laura Dern’s strawberry blonde locks look gorgeous no matter what but especially when she sweeps them into glamourous curls. The style gives her a whole lot of volume and texture, especially around her face.

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This volume wouldn’t have happened if the actress had been to part her hair in the middle. She knows what she’s doing!

Helen Mirren’s Effortless Pixie Cut

Long hair becomes a hassle for some women, leading them to chop off their locks. Helen Mirren proves that doing so is not the end of the world.

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Daniele Venturelli/WireImage

In fact, if done right, a stylish pixie cut swept over to the side is a great way to add volume and texture to otherwise fine hair!

Cindy Crawford’s Sleek Blowout

Sometimes, styling hair with something as simple as a blowout goes a long way. Take supermodel Cindy Crawford. Attending a benefit dinner, she opted to do a blowout, a style that gave her massive volume and a sleek look that amplifies her various layers.

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The best part is blowouts tend to last all night long without touchups!

Julianne Moore’s Subtle Waves

When it comes to fine hair, sometimes being simple is the key to success. Actress Julianne Moore is the perfect example, showcasing a hairstyle that is just below her shoulders.

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The actress goes for the most subtle waves to add a bit of texture, just enough to give her look dimension.

Lisa Kudrow’s Gorgeous Lob

While she might be known for her long locks of Friends, Lisa Kudrow has since cut her hair into a lob (a long bob). Styled to perfection, the actress’s lob gives her otherwise fine hair more volume than if she’d have her hair weighed down by excess length.

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Parted to the side and styled with some volumizing spray, Kudrow is ready for any event!

Jane Seymour’s Long Locks And Wispy Bangs

At Terry Fator’s 10th anniversary show at The Mirage Hotel & Casino, actress Jane Seymour showcased her long auburn locks and wispy bangs. The look does wonders for her face shape, accenting her eyes and smile.

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Something to note with this look is the volume at Symour’s roots, a style that is accomplished with a volumizing whip or mousse when the hair is still wet, according to stylist Brianna Colette.

Renée Zellweger’s Voluminous Pony

Sometimes, a nice ponytail is the way to go. Even during an event, Academy Award-winner Renée Zellweger opted for the up-do instead of fixing her hair over her shoulders.

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A high pony, Zellweger goes all out, taking some pieces out to frame her face while giving the body of her hair immense volume, so it isn’t plastered to her head.

Cate Blanchett’s Sleek Bob

A sleek bob can go a long way. Here actress Cate Blanchett decided to part hers on the side, giving her fine hair a bit of volume at her roots.

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The blunt cut goes all the way around, offering a bit of flair to her ends to complete the look.

Jodie Foster’s Efortless Flip

At the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival, actress Jodi Foster proved shoulder-length hair is always in style. During the event, the Academy Award-winning actress smiled brightly while sporting straight hair with a retro flip.

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The simple style gave the actress’s fine hair the volume it needed to frame her face perfectly.

Sarah Jessica Parker’s Casual Braid

While celebrity hairstyles are typically dolled-up for events, Sarah Jessica Parker shows that there is nothing wrong with being casual. For a day on the town, Park puts her hair in a messy side braid, extracting a few pieces to curl and frame her face.

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The look goes with virtually anything and is a perfect way to be stylish and yet casual.

Jennifer Aniston’s Classic Face Frame

Jennifer Aniston has come a long way from her “Rachel” haircut. Now, the older actress sports a middle part with effortless waves, her new signature style.

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Aside from those two aspects, the actress is typically seen with a face frame, accenting her features and giving her a very fresh and young look.

Demi Moore’s Side-Swept Locks

For those with long locks, Demi Moore is a master of style. Sweeping her dark hair over her shoulder gives the actress added volume at her roots.

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Jim Spellman/WireImage

Add in the subtle waves, and this style is great at red carpet events or a casual night out on the town.

Meryl Streep’s Shoulder-Length Retro Flip

When she was younger, Meryl Streep was known for her long locks. Now, the Academy Award-winning actress rocks a shoulder-length style that looks gorgeous up, down, or in a sleek up-do.

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Here, she has her hair parted to the side and completes the look with an adorable retro flip at the end.

Tilda Swinton’s Edgy Look

Tilda Swinton is known for her edgy style, and her hairstyle is no different. At 61 years old in 2022, the British actress absolutely rocks a shaved side-head and swept over pixie cut.

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Mike Pont/Getty Images

The look brings new life to Swinton’s hair and a lot of volume near the roots, thanks to the shorter length.

Sandra Bullock Is All About Being Sleek And Straight

Whether she’s wearing her hair in a messy up-do or in long waves, Sandra Bullock always looks beautiful. But one of her signature styles is definitely wearing her fine hair in a sleek and straight do.

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Here, the Academy Award-winning actress has her highlighted locks parted down the center, giving her roots a bit of volume.

Famke Janssen’s Bouncy Curls

Famke Janssen has a subtle and beautiful look that is great for any event. Blowing out her hair and then curling it, the actress winds up with gorgeous glossy curls.

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Mike Pont/WireImage

By adding layers to her haircut, Jansen’s curls look very textured, beyond healthy, and very bouncy. It is a simple look for anyone wanting to experiment with a curling iron!

Diane Lane’s Old Hollywood Glam

Diane Lane proves that the Golden Age of Hollywood isn’t really over. Well, at least not when it comes to old Hollywood glam! The actress took her fine hair and parted it on one side, adding volume to her roots.

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From there, she gave it a glamourous wave that would make even Elizabeth Taylor jealous.

Michelle Pfeiffer’s Beach Waves And Highlights

For an effortlessly elegant look, women with fine hair should think about taking a page out of actress Michelle Pfeiffer’s book. The star tends to wear her hair in feathery beach waves, giving the look just enough volume.

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As an extra touch, her highlights amplify the waves, giving them more of a textured look.

Nicole Kidman’s Voluminous Curls

Nicole Kidman has envious waves, something that a lot of people would kill to have. Even so, she has to take care of them to ensure they stay healthy and glossy and not dry and tangled.

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For those lucky enough to have curls, it is key to stay on top of a hair care regimen, especially if the curls are worn long like Kidman is showing here.

Brooke Shields’s Summer Waves

Brooke Shields has always maintained her long hair, keeping it glossy and smooth into her 50s. Because of this, she is able to wear her long locks in gorgeous summer waves.

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Giving her hair some texture and a boost of volume, Shields also has her hair cut in layers, making her waves look flawless.