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Hairstyles for women in their 30s - Women's Health & Fitness

NEIL CLEMINSON, founder Bhavehair.com
If you’re the busy mum, a longer look with longer layers is best – something you can tie out of the way during the day but that will still look glam for a day at the races or night out – think busy-but-glam mum Angelina Jolie.

If you’re a working woman, don’t feel you need to be conservative. A fun, funky, stylish look always goes down well – think Anne Hathaway’s pixie cut, which really makes her stand out from the crowd. Generally, 30-somethings can also choose any colour, but if you’re a busy mum, find a colour that is easy and inexpensive to maintain. When colouring your hair, let your hairdresser guide you to the right colour and tone for your skin.

DAVID BABAII, Davidbabaii.com.au
Try sophisticated, polished styles. I love a really smooth blow dry or sleek pony. Block colours can look really glam and sophisticated. Think rich brunettes like Angelina or ice-queen blonde like Gwyneth.

BRAD NGATA, bradngata.com.au
At this stage of your life you are embarking on your career and your hair should reflect this image. Depending on what industry you are in, a great precision cut like a longer bob or longer layers works well. A key tip at this age is to invest in quality hair care, like the Shu Uemura range, to ensure your locks are in their best condition. It is important to look groomed and put together, so in your 30s, avoid mad colours, keeping your hair complementary to your skin tone, and visit the salon regularly to keep your cut in top shape. Keep your colour refreshed and glossy. I advise keeping to natural hues, which also favour a polished shine. Steer clear of tones that detract from your skin tone. To identify the hues that enhance your colouring and features, it’s worth spending the time and the money to work with an experienced colour technician.

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