Andie MacDowell, 64, Admits She’s 'Happier' With Gray Hair

Taylor Sakellis
andie macdowell posing by the window in a pink suit
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Eventually, aging is something that catches up to us all. While it was once a dreaded fate, we've (thankfully) moved into a time where women, and men, are becoming more and more comfortable embracing their hair turning gray and their skin wrinkling — it's just one of the many beautiful phases of life!

Growing old is most certainly a blessing — one that Andie Macdowell believes has made her the most beautiful she's ever been!

There's no denying that Andie MacDowell is one of the most iconic faces in Hollywood.

From Four Weddings and a Funeral to Sex, Lies, and Videotape, to Magic Mike XXL, Andie has had a fruitful and successful career in Hollywood for over 30 years.

Over the past year or so, Andie has been embracing her gray hair.

In a world where women are simply expected to cover those "pesky" grays, it's refreshing to see such a prominent Hollywood celebrity fight back against social norms and do what feels best for her.

In a new interview with "People" magazine, the 64-year-old actress revealed who inspired her to embrace her roots.

andie macdowell on the beach during the sunset
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"My sister's full-on silver and she's only 18 months older than me. I thought she looked so much more beautiful being silver. I was jealous," she explained.

"During COVID, I could see the roots with my face and with my skin and my eyes, and I liked it."

"I felt that I would be happier. And I am happier. I really like it," she continued. "I'm 64, and this is the time of my life."

"Eventually, I'm going to be silver. And I wanted to have this experience of feeling what it is," the "Ready or Not" star added.

The hair is only a small part of embracing aging, and Andie plans on embracing all of it.

"Your belly gets bigger as you get older too. And I've had three babies," Andie explained.

"I'm constantly having to work on loving that part of my body. It's so hard."

I think most women can relate to everything Andie's saying, but the important part is understanding that self-love is a journey!

h/t: People