It’s official! Woman of all ages look great with long hair and it’s anti-ageing! Ian Carmichael, the Queen’s personal stylist, said that women who are 40+ should keep their long hair as going short doesn’t always turn back the clock! Here are our favourite long hairstyles to copy…
Angelina Jolie keeps her long hair casual at the BAFTAs, sweeping one side behind her ear. To copy her look you’ll need a spritz of hairspray to prevent your hair splitting into a parting.
We’re noticing a trend amongst long-haired celebrities. Let one side of your hair fall forward and keep the other side pinned back. To achieve Sai Bennet’s waves, keep your hair in a plait for a while and then undo, rather than using curling tools.
Josephine De La Baume’s long curls are the first word in glamour. Wear a side parting and keep your curls loose to emulate this hairdo.
Olga Kurylenko keeps her hair looking sleek by wearing soft curls towards the ends of her locks.
Jodie Kidd plays it safe by keeping her blonde hairdo straight and sleek.
Michelle Rodriguez wears her natural curls with pride. Forget lank long locks, there’s plenty of volume in this actress’ hairdo.
Heidi Klum’s long layers add body and bounce to her style.
Give your style a new look with a blunt fringe like Jane Seymour.
Jennifer Garner lightly waves her long hair for a glam evening look.
We love model Joan Smalls’ lightly crimped long hair – very stylish!
Try a high bun like Kerry Washington, who proves topknots aren’t just for teens!
Cat Deeley leaves her sandy blonde hair straight and smooth while her jaw-length layers and off-centre parting work to flatter her face shape
Madonna adds caramel shades of blonde and some soft layers into her long hair to freshen up her look
At the 2012 Met Ball, Jessica Alba wore her long hair in retro Marcel waves that cleverly reflected the light and made her hair look super shiny
This 60s half up bouffant hairstyle by Headmasters is perfect for long hair
Copy Kate Middleton and add curls into the ends of your long hair for a stylish finish
We love this choppy long hairstyle with flattering layers by Anne Veck
Keep long brunette hair glossy and add in caramel highlights like this Headmasters style
J-Lo adds volume to her long hair with textured, bouncy layers that make her hair look thick, luscious and sexy
Haidresser Leonardo Rizzo adds interest to this poker straight long hairstyle by adding a thick chunky fringe
Choosing waves rather than curls, Myleene Klass sweeps her long dark brunette to one side allowing it to tumble over her shoulder – gorgeous!
Flatter wild red curls with a side-sweeping fringe like this Neil & Moodie cut
Jamie Stevens shows how to glamourise your hair with long loose sexy waves
Set your hair in Marcel waves then brush them out for a soft finish like this style by Ken Picton
Paul Mitchell shows you how to make a statement with your long hair by colouring it a bright copper red and pumping it full of volume