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Can You Ever Be Too Old For Pigtails?

Partysugar just posed a pretty good question, which I'm sending to you: How old is too old to wear pigtails? Or can the right person pull them at any age?


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phree2b phree2b 9 years
Yes there's an age limit. I am 48 and would feel like Baby Jane Hudson if I wore them!
keiraz keiraz 9 years
I think one should not be addressed and "supposed to look a certain way just because I reached a certain age, unless then, a woman also MUST be married before she reaches her menopause otherwise she's acting "improperly" too!!
MamaD MamaD 9 years
For little girls only!!!! Do you hear that Tori Spelling????
saruuh saruuh 9 years
pigtails work great for me when i don't feel like washing my hair; but i do feel like i'm too old for them and i'm only 25.
books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 9 years
I agree its in how you wear them. I've got pigtails today in fact and I'm 26.
zc zc 9 years
its all about how they are done..though it would be odd to see an old lady rocking tails!
SpanishRose SpanishRose 9 years
Do grown women actually wear them?!
queencessjosie queencessjosie 9 years
I wouldn't dare wear these to an interview or an audition. I wouldn't wear them to a special occasion. Why not just use ONE elastic and put your hair up in that? So I'm going to say, keep them on girls 10 and below. However, I can understand when one has very, very short hair.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Low and loose pigtails are okay however I hate the "little girl" pigtails when worn on adults or teens. It really depends on the persons haircut and the style of pigtails.
dmblauren dmblauren 9 years
like most people said, it all depends. it you have shorter hair (chin length), i think pigtails look cute while working out. for me, my hair is elbow length. if i want to wear it back i'll usually either do a pony, messy low bun or a single braid either down my back or off to the side. i will, however, occasionally do braided low pigtails and throw on a baseball cap when i'm headed to the ballgame and i don't see anything wrong with that. i look young though (almost 27 but still getting carded for r rated movies) and dress young, so maybe that's why i can pull it off.
daisymae051479 daisymae051479 9 years
Sometimes I will wear them, but always low and towards the back. It's quick and easy. I have naturally curly hair and even though I wear it straight most days, somedays I just don't want to fool with my hair but its kinked up a little during the night at the top, so I would have to smooth it out again just to put it in a pony tail, but low pigtails fixes the problem without me having to "style" my hair for a day. I think it just depends on your personality and face structure and the occasion. I wouldn't wear pigtails to work, but on the weekends or after work, absolutely!
uptowngirl1999 uptowngirl1999 9 years
It's all is how you style them. There are simple ways to make pigtails look not some childish. Try the bed head approach or some messy braided pigtails--think long and whispy. :-)
Rachiepop Rachiepop 9 years
It all depends on where they're placed, who you are, what you're wearing and where you're wearing them. I've got a friend who has short straight hair, and she always wears little spunky pigtails down at the back sides during the Summer when she goes outside. They look fine, but I've got another friend who because of her more mature appearance, but childish nature just doesn't seem right in them.
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 9 years
I saw a girl of 27 at work yesterday wearing pigtails and I definitely thought they were a no-no.
intensebandgeek intensebandgeek 9 years
I think older people can pull off french braided pigtails, in fact I think it looks good! But if they're not braided and they're high on your head...I think that look should stop when you're 9.
sapphiresecret sapphiresecret 9 years
Adults in pigtails look plain stupid. IMHO.
psangel psangel 9 years
I believe it depends on how your wear it!
pk9000 pk9000 9 years
My Indigenous friend in her 30s looks just fine in pigtails. Me, not so much.
SWD SWD 9 years
I think pigtails are so cute. You can't wear them everyday to work or things like that, but for fun it's all nice and such.
cfeccentric cfeccentric 9 years
They can be cute sometimes. If you're a child or teenager and you're at summer camp.
purrtykitty purrtykitty 9 years
i think so. pigtails that are low and loose can look nice, even if you're older than 14. i think loosely braided pigtails also look nice.
verily verily 9 years
They're fine as long as you wear them low as you get older. If they're high and sprouting out of the top of your head, then yes, you will look like you're trying too hard to be young. I wear them all the time as low pigtail buns. I think they look better on me than a ponytail. If my hair was longer, I'd totally be sporting braids.
crazygirl93 crazygirl93 9 years
As a little girl you can wear them really high above your ears, as a teenager long and loose. After 20-not really...
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