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40 Stylish Long Hairstyles for Older Women

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Long Hairstyles for Older Women, Long hairstyle after the age of 40 doesn’t make you look older, but remember as you age your hair starts thinning, which is a natural process. It is wrong notion that long hairstyles are for only the youth and older women should avoid it. There is a belief that long hairstyles are not good for older women, but that’s an old school of thought. There is a constant dispute regarding this. Since your hair thins as you age, you need to pump up the volume with layers and movement around your face. Women over 40 can wear many different types of long hairstyles that range from braids, buns, updos, waves and curls, to name a few.

Updos with tucked in ends, such as the chignons, low buns and French knots look very elegant and can be worn as a casual as well as a formal hairstyle. If you have a healthy and wavy textured hair, then you need not restrict yourself to a particular hairstyle. Look out for inspirations.

The following are some pictures of stylish hairstyles for women over 40 and make sure you try them out.

1.     Elegant Chignon

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A simple chignon can make you look elegant in a party. Take walks in the garden or watch some fireworks while relaxing and this hairstyle will never fail you. If you are busy with social events most times of the year wherein you have to attend galas, luncheons and cocktail parties, then you must surely try out the elegant chignon hairstyle. This is one of the best hairstyles for a woman over 50.It is contemporary and classic, but never boring or outdated.  

2.     Smoky Swirl

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Older women who like to wear a simple hairstyle that can last for a few days without needing any major maintenance will love this look. The best part of this hairstyle is that it works great on a salt and pepper hair. The swirled appearance at the back makes it look stylish.

3.     Festive and Formal Updo

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This hairstyle is ideal for any formal setting like a graduation party or a wedding. All you have to do is twist and pin and you have a gorgeous looking updo hairstyle that is elegant. The bottom portion of this updo is fun and fabulous and the top is elevated. The overall look is sophisticated and glamorous. This hairdo goes well with medium to long hair lengths and also all types of textures.  

4.     Braided Low Bun

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This hairstyle will certainly make you look youthful. The style looks casual and allows you to look fussy. Braid the hair starting from the nape and then tie them into a bun. Secure the bun with a rubber band. Fancy clips and bobby pins can be used to place the buns in place and make the updo special for any occasion. Once you get hold of the style, you can tie this hairstyle in a matter of few minutes. Even if the hairstyle gets messy as the day progresses, it will only add to the beauty.  

5.     Sophisticated French Twist

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The sophisticated French Twist is the best way to hide the ageing lines instead of any surgery. Wrap your hair in a French Twist and let the fringe rest on your forehead. This classic updo hairstyle is not only suitable for weddings and cocktail parties, you can also wear them for formal gatherings and seminars. Women with thin hair can add volume at the crown with a side swept fringe. It is an easy to do hairstyle that will last for the whole day.

6.     Lovely Low Bun

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The low bun is a great option for women over 60. The type of event that you are planning to attend will decide the dress code and the amount of messiness needed in this style. For casual settings you can go for a messier look and for formal setup it is ideal to go with the sleek style.

7.     Simple side Braid

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For women above 50, the standard long hairstyle needs some juice to make the overall hairstyle exciting. Side part your hair with a neat braid on the smaller section and sweep your hair to the other side. The hair should cover your temple and ear for stylish and pretty asymmetrical look.

8.     Half up and Half Down Style

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Half updos have the ability to look both casual as well as formal. This works great because it becomes easier if you have to go to an event after working at the office. For a style like this soft curls looks best suited as they don’t make your hair look flat.

9.     Milkmaid Braid

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The fancy milkmaid braid will be loved by bohemian beauties. This fancy hairstyle looks great on a breezy maxi dress and a flowing blouse. You will not need a lot of maintenance for this hairstyle and becomes easier to focus on other things around.

10. Sassy Braided Pony

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If you don’t want to spend a lot of time on hair maintenance, then Ombre is an easy way to include color to your hair. If you are worried that dyeing will spoil your hair texture, then you could use a ponytail trick. You can consider using an attached pony or an extension of the lighter or darker shade that matches closely with your natural hair color.

11. Messy Buns with Romantic Strands

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Older women with long hair would try to avoid anything that is structured as it will add years to their faces. The messy bun with romantic strands is a perfect example of how hair should be styled to attain that modern look. The strands with the bangs frame the facial features beautifully to give a relaxed appearance.

12. Classic French Twist

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For women above 60, the classic updo with a French twist put together is a perfect hairstyle that is preferred by many. Even though this hairstyle looks attractive, it is not complicated to create. If you prefer a classic hairstyle, then these is an ideal one, but get a hairspray to secure the flyaways.  

13. Tousled Side Ponytail with Bangs

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Fringes look beautiful for older women because they have the ability to cover the forehead and also takes away the attention from your under eye wrinkles. The bangs are complemented by a simple looking half ponytail bun. This gives a more playful appearance to the face.

14. Elegant Cinnamon Roll Updo

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The Cinnamon roll is the top choice for a hair updo. This works well for women over 40 with long hair. It is fuss free, refined and graceful looking, making it best suited for older ladies.

15. Interlocked Braids and Soft Bangs

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This is quite an attractive looking hairstyle that is suitable for women over 45 and it is easier to make too. The interlocking braids have been swept into an updo to create an appealing look. Older women should try this hairstyle at least once to experience the positive feedback that will come by their side.

16. Blowout with Flicked Layers

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Older women must have thought at least once if bangs will suit their age. Bangs are great for framing your face and make it look softer. The bangs look fashionable and trendy when they are combined with gentle waves that are flipped up at the ends. To add an extra touch, you can consider adding some subtle highlights throughout.

17. Loose Bun with Curls

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Updos are sure to make you look sophisticated all the time. It suits any kind of occasion be it a formal one or a casual. Make a nice bouffant and gather all your natural or styled curls into a loose low updo.

18. Bold Color and Tight Curls

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Older women can experiment with bold color to color their hair. It makes them look gorgeous and is perfect for those who want to show off their personality, but you may need to make a visit to a saloon as any re-growth will be easily visible below the hues. Since the color garners a lot of attention, you will have to regularly condition your hair. The curls can however disguise any damage or split ends.

19. Voluminous Twisted Chignon

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Chignon is one of those hairstyles that rock and look great for women over 60. These updo hairstyles are classy and look quite elegant on older women. The chignon suits women of different face shapes and suits perfectly well for different occasions.

20. Laid Back Beachy Waves

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This look suits perfectly well for brunettes with long hair. Here, you need not do too much, instead just curl your natural hair with a curling iron to make the hairstyle look gorgeous. The appearance looks laidback, but is modern and attractive. To create a youthful look, you can even add highlights here and there.

21. Intricate Bun

Making the loopy bun will be time consuming, but the final result will be an updo that is graceful. The intricate bun is suited for any occasion for the older women. If you don’t have long hair, then it would be advisable to use a hair extension to achieve your favorite updo.

22. Elegant Updo with soft Curls

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This hairstyle is perfect for long hair older women. The final hairstyle looks absolutely gorgeous and stylish. This hairstyle is an ideal showoff style. Let your friends envy a bit. For formal occasions like a wedding, this hairstyle is just perfect because of the lovely combination of braids and curls. A great look for the mother of the groom or bride.

23. Half-up Curly Hairstyle

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Long hair and older women can look beautiful in this half-up and half-down hairstyle that offers a perfect balance. Looking at this hairstyle you will surely not chop off your hair. If you are lucky to have thicker hair, then it can be all the more flattering. The curls add a volume and the horizontal braid across the back of the head ideally pulls the bouffant and curls nice together.

24. Flat Twists and High Bun

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Long hairstyles for women above 50 can be achieved best with your natural hair and even by extensions. This is a compact high bun with twists that is not only pretty, but comfortable to wear and suitable for any given setting.

25. Swirled French Roll

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If you want to look modern as well as classic, then the swirled French roll is great. You can make it look up-to-date with the bangs and by adding color and a few highlights. The shape of the roll can be personalized like the one here.

26. Wedding Approved Curls

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The soft curls in this hairstyle always give a very feminine touch to the hairstyle. To add height at the front, a slight bouffant at the front will work wonders. The curls at the back will balance the look. A romantic clip at the top will give it a romantic feel.

27. Wrapped Ballerina Bun

Some hairstyles were associated with youngsters few years back, but that is not the case now. Even older women with long hair can afford to style their hair like these youngsters and look gorgeous. A ballerina bun can be achieved if you have long and thick hair, but older women prefer hairstyles that have some root volume as a safe option.

28. Thick Salt and Pepper Hair

There is no need to chop off long hair if you are growing older and the main reason for this being this hairstyle that is just perfect for long hair. If you are lucky enough to have long and thick hair, then the best thing would be to flaunt it with style, probably in a straight way. Accept you natural hair color even if it has started graying. The salt and pepper look, looks graceful and says a lot about your personality that is of a strong and confident women. You can add lowlights if you want.

29. Curled Updo with light Bangs

This curled updo is a proof that women after 50 need not adapt the boring or outdated hairstyles to look good. If you have fine hair, then it would be ideal to tie it in a loose updo with curled ends pinned at the nape of the neck, instead of leaving it loose.

30. Updo with Sweeping Side Bangs

Medium and older women should style their hair in a way that will look good on them instead of just leaving them loose. This can lead to neglecting of hair. If you do little bit work at the roots, twisting and pinning them into a light updo makes it look pretty and polished.

31. Low Bun with an Encircling Braid

Updo is an ideal hairstyle for any occasion be it a formal or just a casual night out party with your loved ones. Older women usually have thin hair and a bouffant can be made to create some volume throughout the crown. You add thickness to the hair by tying a ponytail extension or even a sock to create a thick bun with braid.

32. White Twisted Hairstyle

Don’t worry to try out certain hairstyle just because it is trendy and may not suit your age. Age is just a number; it’s how you carry the hairstyle that is important and nothing else. Twisted waterfall braids may be popular among the youngsters, but if you have long hair, then do not hesitate to try this one out. The key is to embrace the hairstyle as if it has been created for you only.

33. Curly Top Updo

Curls appeal for people of all age groups and if you have thin hair, then it is one of the best suiting styles. Create an updo with the spirals throughout the crown giving your hair both volume and density.

34. Long Vintage Waves

Why not showoff your long tresses even if you may not be at your primes? Blonde waves and choppy bangs are a perfect way to take the long hairstyle to the next level for older women. It makes them look modern and up-to-date.

35. Crown Braids with Chunky Highlights

Crown braids are not limited to outdoor parties and music festivals. It is one of the quickest hairstyles for women over 40. You can take the look to the next level with smoky eye makeup and very minimum makeup. You can wear this hairstyle for a formal event, but pair it with a strapless gown.

36. High Bun with Petals

A simple high bun can look pretty boring, but you can add some glamour to the style by adding some little details. Outside the cool silver color, the bun looks special because of the petal like details, which not only looks interesting, but also provides some beautiful texture.

37. Long Red Layers

A long haircut with some copper red hues is just perfect to bring that youthful smile to your face. Combine it with a bright and a content smile to take you to an altogether new level. You can even consider getting some layers and a few big bouncy curls to top it up.

38. Twisted Half Updo with Curls

Women with long and curly hair after the age of 40 should consider themselves lucky, then why hide your tresses, instead showoff these gorgeous locks to the world. If you have thick hair, then a half ponytail is best to prevent the hair from falling onto the face without compromising on the hair length.

39. Low Bun and Braids

Women tend to be very careful about the choice of formal hairstyles especially after 40 and we know why. Even on regular days we like to look good and presentable, but on special occasions we would want to elevate this look further to make it look stylish and gorgeous. One of the quickest ways to refresh the long hairstyles for women is by including braids and bun. This hairstyle is the next big one for the special occasion.

40. Blonde Updo with a Swirl

Sometimes the best hairstyle would be the one in which you are comfortable in. A formal French knot updo is a great style at any time. Elevate the look by making it bigger and better with a single huge swirl.

 

Regular practice of some of these hairstyles for older women will make few of these hairstyles easier to create even though they may look a bit tricky. Begin with buns initially and then progress to knots. All the above long hair hairstyles for women above 40 are about confidence and what makes you comfortable. There is no particular hairstyle that older women can’t carry, so just go ahead and experiment with these stylish looks with confidence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some Fascinating Teenage Girl Bedroom Ideas

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Some Fascinating Teenage Girl Bedroom Ideas


Today’s teens are extremely smart and know what they want. They are design and brand conscious. Teens want to be considered an adult, but they still lack the emotional maturity of an adult. But, teenage years are some of the most memorable years of our lives. Teenagers want to be treated as an adult with all the required sophistication, but will still cling on to their toys. They would want to retain the child like qualities, but want to express their feelings unabashedly. This rule applies for their bedroom too, so one needs to understand the teenage girl bedroom ideas before designing a bedroom for them. The bedroom is the world for them where they have all their favorite things within their reach. It is the only place where they can express themselves.

A teenager loves spending time in this room as it is their small private pad, where they can spend their free time comfortably. Size of the room doesn’t matter, but it should be versatile enough for them to comfortably go about doing their activities, like a quite area for completing their homework, spending time with their friends, listening to music and lounge and sleep. A teenager’s bedroom, should reflect their personality and to achieve this you need to keep the below teenage girl bedroom ideas in mind.

The following are some tips that you need to keep in mind before designing a teenage girl’s bedroom.

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Must be Versatile

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A bedroom for teenage girls must not be restricted only for sleeping. As they start growing they need some privacy and an area where they can be comfortable with their friends, hang out, sleep and lounge without being disturbed. Spending time with their closed ones and friends features in the top of their list of wishes. According to a recent survey conducted by smartgirl.org, large chunk of teens surveyed want pictures of themselves with their friends in their room. Working with them will get an understanding of their needs as to how to creatively design the area for sleep, for study and a cool area to hang out with friends when they come over.
Even a small room can be creatively designed to convert it into a versatile area for teenage girls. A teenage girls bedroom design ideas should accommodate features that are functional, keeping in mind their age and liking. A teen’s room maybe small, but it needs to be vibrant, energetic and colorful.

Comfortable

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The bedroom is the only place in the house where you can enjoy your personal time without being disturbed. Collect items like curtains, rugs, bed sheets and blanket that are of your favorite color and texture. Explore through all your senses to let loose ideas that will turn the room into a colorful area. Don’t be scared to experiment with new ideas and if budget is an issue you can consider making your own curtain and pillows.

Choose Vibrant Colors

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A good choice of wall paint or even wallpaper can make your room look beautiful. Choose a color that matches your personality. If for any reason you are not allowed to change the paint or wallpaper in your room, then hang some interesting fabric on the walls or even consider putting up some pictures and posters that you like. Even consider sticking removable stickers, which can be easily changed or removed later on.
Teens like lively, energetic and vibrant colors in their rooms, which is in contrast to adults liking. You can work around with a teen’s bedroom wall by introducing bright colors and customized printed walls. You can even consider removable wall decals and introduce neon signs. Teens appreciate vibrant colors, which gives energy to their rooms.

Storage Space

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Storage space is extremely essential in a teenager’s bedroom. Make arrangements for storing ample things inside your room by having some stylish looking containers, or shelves to display some stuff. Teenage girls need a closet that is functional and clean. There should be separate places for shoes, purses, clothes, hats and everything that is required for teens. Other than closets one can even consider making some drawers for storing stuff that needs to be organized well.
Teenagers rarely keep their room organized, and if you have enough and functional storage spaces, then you will notice a clutter free room. Make space for each type of item, which will encourage them to store things neatly in a proper place. Some very important and must need items in a room are drawers, shelves, storage bins under the bed, storage ottomans and a cabinet wall around the bed. Keep in mind the personality of the teen before deciding on the type of storage within the room.

Seating

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You don’t want your friends to sit on the floor when they come over. Consider getting a chair or two for your friends so that they can comfortably sit, relax and enjoy their time. Beanbags are a very trendy and youthful choice for a teenage girl’s bedroom. A moon chair is also a good option, which is not only comfortable, but also looks good. A storage ottoman is a good option. It can be used to sit as well as can be used to store a few stuffs.

Study area

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Teens have a lot to study. A quiet corner inside the bedroom will enable her to concentrate on her homework and studies. A proper study table or desk along with a comfortable chair will do wonders.

Lighting

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A teenage girl’s bedroom should have proper light facility. A study lamp on the study table will help her while studying. According to the teens personality you can get different types of lamps and lights that come in many different shapes and sizes. A good lighting in the room will make a good statement.

Personalize

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To add a touch of your personality you need to get stuff and items to decorate so that it brings out your personality. The room shouldn’t look like a bedroom found in furniture showrooms, instead put picture of you, your friends, boyfriend, family members and pets to give it a personalized touch. You can even put your awards and certificates in a corner.

Decorating a teenage girls bedroom can be pretty challenging. You need to think like one. Teenage girl’s bedroom ideas are colorful, fun, energetic and lively. The design ideas should match the rest of the house. The teenage girl bedroom ideas should match her maturity as well as be youthful without losing the childlike qualities. The bedroom should be energetic, vibrant and full of colors keeping in mind their personality. Keep her likes and dislikes in mind before you design the bedroom, as it is the only private space in your house where she can be herself.

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Best Hairdo Ideas for Busy Young Women

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Just like any other woman, mornings can be a bit flaky and snoozing maybe because of the long days brought about by the weekend. Monday mornings can be really tiring and super snoozing that you just want to lay on the bed all day without any hairdo even combing or styling your hairdo ideas.

But, in reality you just can’t do that with all the busy work ahead of you. It’s really a drastic event when you are always in a rush doing your hairdo the entire morning. Since there are several occasions when you are just to lame and hard for you to decide which hairdo to sport during an event or even in regular days, here’s a little advice for you on which hairdo ideas is best when you are on a hurry.

Here are a list of which Hairdo Ideas to do when your are busy and hurry.

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11. Waterfall Braid

If you don’t want to have a new haircut even if you are tired and bored of your same old looking hairdo, why not try a waterfall braid to achieve a totally new chic look out of you.

2. Half Crown Braid

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With this chic look, just braid two-inch strand of your hair to both sides and make an angle just at the back of your head. Keep it tight and secure using some bobby pins. Moreover, you can also decorate this kind of hairdo by incorporating some glittery clip or ribbons to make it extra appealing to the eyes.

3. Scarf-Wrapped Low Bun

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To achieve this kind of hairdo, you need to have a colorful scarf. Create a messy looking bun and place the scarf into the low bun that you put up.

4. Bow Bun

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This one type of hairdo is perfectly sassy and cool. When you don a Bow bun you actually can do this in as little as five minutes without any hassle.

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30 Dream Interior Design Teenage Girl Bedroom Ideas

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Cute Teenage Girls Bedroom Ideas

You home is a place where you enjoy your privacy and no one would want to compromise on this space. If you have teenage girl at home, you will want to make her private space comfortable. It is the bedroom where she will enjoy her privacy and personal space. Decorating a teenage girl’s bedroom can be a daunting task, but with good inspiration you can get the job done in a fun way.

Every teenager has their likes, dislikes and style. Whether it is chic, contemporary, or feminine, you need to consider their likes and dislikes before you finalize how to design a teenage girl’s bedroom. The teenage girl’s bedroom ideas should be such practical and usable for years to come. Eliminate all the childish décor and embrace a more grown-up look and feel.

The following are some tips on how to design a teenage girl’s bedroom so that it is comfortable to live in.

Room should be comfortable

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A bedroom is a private space where you enjoy your privacy and free time. This space should be comfortable and practical. To make it comfortable a teenager’s bedroom should have rugs, curtains, pillows and blankets of their favorite color. A colorful bedroom is also a good option. Use colorful accessories that can be changed frequently. If there is no limit to your budget, then there is no harm in getting a few throw pillows and curtains.

Paint or use Wallpaper

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A good paint or even wallpaper can help you achieve an ideal room, but this is not a necessity. If you decide to paint the room, make sure you choose the color of your choice as it will reflect your personality. You can even consider hanging fabric, posters and pictures of your choice if you are not allowed to paint or use wallpaper. The other option would be to buy some removable stickers for the wall. These stickers can be removed if you want to change them later on.

Sufficient Storage Space

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Make sure there is sufficient storage space for keeping all the different stuff that is attractive and functional. The storage space should be attractive, so that putting things away becomes easy. The storage should be efficient and pleasing to the eye. Try to include some large funky looking storage containers or display the stuff in shelves. To store clothes, you will need a closet, so that clothes and things can be arranged properly without any mess. Make sure there are dedicated spaces for shoes, caps, scarves, jewelry and purses. Make sure there is space for storing warm clothes.

Space for Seating

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You can’t let your friends sit on the bed or on the floor. A teenager’s bedroom should have proper seating arrangement for a few friends to sit and relax. The seating arrangement should be comfortable and look good in the bedroom. A beanbag is a good choice for teenager’s bedroom. A moon chair or an ottoman with storage is another option that can be considered.

Dedicated Space for Studying

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Teenagers need some area for studying and to keep all their academic stuff. They will have a lot of homework and studies to complete. It would be better to provide a neat studying area within the bedroom itself, so that they can concentrate of their studies without getting disturbed. Get a study desk with book shelves and a chair that can be accommodated in the bedroom itself.

Proper Lighting

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A teenage girl’s bedroom should have ample light. Make arrangement for a desk lamp so that there is sufficient light for studying. You can invest in some good light fixtures or lamp shades of different shapes and sizes that will make a style statement in the room.

Personalize

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Once everything is in place, make sure you personalize the room so that it doesn’t look like a bedroom found in furniture showrooms. Get a bulletin board to keep concert tickets, special awards, certificates and pictures. Put some picture frames of your friends, family and pets on the desk and walls. Put stuff that will showcase your personality in the bedroom.

All teenage girls may not like girly stuff in their bedrooms, some prefer muted palette, nature inspired themes, and bright colors within the room. A teenage girl’s bedroom idea should be according to her liking, stylish and functional. It should allow her to relax, move around, and have space to organize the clutter and quiet space to spend time with friends.

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