Every woman 50 + has a love/hate affair with her hair and a mental slide show of our greatest hits and disasters. Mine includes the day I cut bangs (yay!), the week I went back to brunette on Monday and blonded up again on Friday (oy!) and the shag that puffed up into a frizzball (never again!) Like checking out photos of ex-es on Facebook, these images remind us not to look back but also not to give up. So your hair is not what it was - join the club! Three fixes help you move on fast. If your hair is:
When we think of braids we usually think of schoolgirl pigtails. Perhaps Cindy Brady, Pippi Longstocking or Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz come to mind. Braids long have been the exclusive domain of youth, but the truth is, if done right, braids are an interesting-and free-hair accessory, even for women over 50 and especially in summer.
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