For women who want to change their appearance and style when they get to a landmark age in their life, is that people have to be aware that they wont look the same again if they change their hairstyle, such as going from long hair to a short bob. This is totally natural and why the majority of us have had our hair style for considerable periods because human beings do not like change, at least not when it comes to what they look like. Questions that will pop into your mind include, what happens if you don't like the new hair style and how quickly it will take to revert back. The good thing is that after your 40 there are basically a handful of cuts that stylists use on women and so to chop and change between hairstyles is very easy and relatively painless. The upshot of this is if you don't like a style you can immediately change it by selecting different effects and styles.
The decision to do this depends on a variety of features such as your age, if you are young you won't want to cut your locks off because it probably suits you but as you get to a certain age, long hair will make you seem older and require a lot of money and work to upkeep and still look good.The most problematic step for a change of hair style, as it is at any age is to go from long hair to short hair, mostly because it takes a long time to grow back to that length again especially if your cutting years of growth off in one fell swoop!
As we get into our forties our wrinkle lines start to form and long straight hair has a way of bringing out these wrinkles and making women look their age. The best thing that can be done is to cut your hair and have a shorter hair style and possible even look at hair colour as this will make people aware of your hair rather than your age!
All in all changing your hairstyle can be a traumatic time, especially if you loved your hair and now have to accept a shorter hairstyle it can be hard to imagine a hairstyle that will suit you but that will be your main challenge when addressing your hair.