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11 Best Ways to Be a Brunette or Redhead at 50 and Older

Who says blondes should have all the fun?

En español | Blond isn't the only glam hair color. Brunettes and redheads have plenty of sizzle going for them, too. But here's the secret about age and hair color: Any color you choose to be at 50-plus — from auburn to chocolate brown — should not only delight the eye and cover grays but also give your locks a thicker, healthier look and freshen up your skin tone, too. Hair color is actually your biggest and best cosmetic — so take advantage of it! Here are 11 ways to go brunette or red.

Lois Joy Johnson is a beauty and style editor who focuses on women 50 and older. She was the beauty and style editor at Ladies’ Home Journal and a founding editor of More magazine. She has written three books: The Makeup Wakeup, The Wardrobe Wakeup and The Woman's Wakeup.