Demi Moore reveals why she won’t cut her long hair
- Demi Moore has revealed why she would never cut her long hair.
- She resists the idea that older women should have shorter styles.
- “It made me feel, well, if it can grow and it’s not unhealthy, then why can’t we?” she says.
As far as iconic looks go, Demi Moore’s dark Rapunzel tresses might be the pinnacle. The 59-year-old has rocked her fair share of styles over the years, but long hair looks the most like his– that’s why she sticks to it, regardless of her age.
“I remember hearing someone say that when women get older they shouldn’t have long hair. And something about it stuck with me,” she recently said. People. “Like who says? It made me feel like, well, if it can grow and it’s not unhealthy, then why can’t we? I’m not comfortable with rules that don’t seem to have any real meaning or justification.
The Phantom The star is making the same break with her latest swimwear collab with Andie, which aims to empower women and change the idea that they “become less desirable with age” by giving them costumes to wear themselves in. feel sexy and comfortable.
As for her long mane, Moore learned to love it the hard way, having constantly tweaked it to keep up with trends. Not to mention that her job as an actress always required a new “do”, but not anymore.
“I did everything for my hair. I shaved it. I dyed it. I had a bob,” she says. “I think now that I’m older I also know that I have nothing to prove. So if they really need my hair to be different, they can give me a wig. For her, changing it now isn’t worth the risk that it won’t grow back. To keep him strong and shining, she makes sure to give him the attention (or lack thereof, in some cases) that he craves.
“When I’m not working, I try to do as little as possible. It’s stressful even that someone touches it. If I have nowhere to go, I don’t heat it up, I just try to let it do its own thing. And I don’t wash it too often,” she explained. “I regularly receive small toppings. The rest comes from within. You have to eat well, all these things.
The actress also recently opened up about turning 60 and how excited she is. She said she “isn’t defined by a number but more by my experience”, adding: “You turn 59 and you’re already thinking, ‘Well, I’m going to be 60.’ It’s very liberating. When I think of my grandmother at 60, she seemed somehow already resigned to being old. But I feel, in many ways, more alive and present than ever.
While it might sound silly, Moore’s outlook — and her long hair — make a difference in how we talk about aging. After all, change requires resistance — and her choice to not cut her hair and embrace her 60s is certainly one form of that.