Today your hairstyle should feature some lift around your face and give a feel of movement. These are easily achieved with layers and/or trimmed/choppy edges. Avoid heavy blunt cut contours and accurate geometrical lines and shapes in bob haircuts. You risk looking too severe and older than you are with them. Don’t accept overprocessed ends or excessive usage of hair spray. Both add years and should be shied away.
Chances are high that apart from a new haircut, you need also to reconsider your hair color. With age most ladies tend to choose lighter hues, which is quite easy to understand: they make you look younger and are better in masking grey hairs. But, at the same time, if your base is too light for your skin tone, you look sadly washed out. You may need to go darker with your base and add caramel or golden highlights around your face. Highlights always refresh your skin and look elegant.