Trendy, Short Haircuts For Women Over 50
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Short haircuts come in handy as we age. We start to take stock of our clothing and hair styles since we want to keep up with the times. Also, we don’t want to have the same tired, outdated hair style for years. Just because we are getting older, does not mean we have to stop being stylish and attractive. We might feel that shorter hairstyles make us look older. However, quite honestly, such haircuts can be low-maintenance and more convenient.

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Here are some great ideas for short haircuts if you are older than 50. Remember, choose the style that works best for you. And sometimes it can be fun to go for a drastic change! And never forget about makeup! We have prepared a list of the most useful tips on makeup for older women.

Women might think that they are doomed to boring short hairstyles for women over 50, however, there are plenty of flattering short hairstyles that are easy to maintain and also quite popular. Here are a few general tips for women over 50 who are considering a shorter hairstyle:

  • Bangs are acceptable as they can help you look younger. It is important to keep them styled and not too thick. Also, have them styled to one side so they do not completely cover your forehead.
  • If you want to look sophisticated and elegant, you should brush your curls back, thus opening your face.
  • Shaggy hairstyles appear awkward and sloppy.
  • To help you look years younger, consider lighter hues for your hair, stick to blonde or brown highlights, unless you are one of those women who can rock those silver locks.
  • Remember to keep in mind your hair texture and the shape of your face when you are considering a new do, luckily, there are plenty of short hairstyles for round face, square face, triangle face, and oval face.
  • Fine hair looks better when cut in layers.
  • Thicker and curlier hair looks better with elongated styles.

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Blonde with Long Bangs

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Adding golden color to the front of your short haircut will add warmth to your complexion. It also makes your eyes brighter and gives your hair a youthful glow.

Once you chop your haircut short, you will cut down on styling time for good. And if you get your hair layered at the same time, you will literally see your fine locks get bouncy and voluminous. Layers are something that we will never stop recommending our readers for their magical power of making the texture look and feel better. Apart from that, on layered hair, any women's short hairstyles you want can be done in seconds: just add some texturizing product. When planning a salon appointment, you can also consider changing the color.

Soft, Tousled Waves

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If you aren’t feeling bold and have naturally curly hair, why not add some soft flicks all over for a tousled, soft look?

Not only is this haircut voluminous but it’s also full of life and movement! And even if you think that your hair is too fine for this hairstyle, one of our short haircuts for women over 50 with gray hair will prove you otherwise. First of all, when cutting your hair short, you get rid of the extra weight that keeps your hair from looking voluminous. And once you finish it with layers, your ends will become sharper and more manageable for such an amazing hairstyle.

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Bouncy Bob

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 An expertly layered cut can give your face a great shape. For those with straight hair, you can add extra body by using a large barrel curling iron to flip out the ends.

As a matter of fact, wearing short hair women love so much is like feeding two birds with one scone. Apart from keeping your hair at a manageable, practical length, you can keep up with the latest fashion. All in all, such short womens haircuts as layered bobs will never become outdated. For that reason, you won’t go wrong choosing them.

Reddish Volume Bob With Long Bang

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Red is the color of passion, but this hair color is something in between red and copper, which makes it combine both passion and experience in one. The only cut that can co-exist with such a hue is a voluminous bob with a long bang.

There’s no wonder why a fringe bob stands out in the crowd of short female haircuts. Its seamless blend of texture, as well as softly curved ends, allow mature women to experiment with their colors. The length is balanced and well-shaped, which is a fantastic canvas for outstanding warm colors. Needless to say, the bangs in this short hair style are what ties everything up!

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Short Wispy Cut For Fine Curls

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Shorter cuts tend to make fine tresses appear much thicker. If you add great color and back-comb your locks, you can subtly add more body to those shorter curls.

When it comes to dealing with extremely fine hair, there are no better short haircut styles for women than wispy layers on a softly wavy texture. Despite being pretty lightweight in nature, subtle wispy layers are enough to enhance your naturally wavy and curly pattern. Also, your hair will become more manageable for volumetric styling. To style such ladies’ short haircuts voluminously, all you need is good curl foam!

Super Shiny Short Bob

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 Layered hairstyles add volume on top and an added shine will add texture. This look will frame and flatter your face for an edgy and flirty look.

There’s one thing about short layered haircuts for women over 50 that you need to keep in mind before making an appointment. The thing is that you can always customize your layers. Anything from the sharpness, density, and movement in your hair can be tailored to your styling preferences. For example, if you love sleek short hairstyles, you can ask for long edgy layers that get shorter as the reach the crown. And if you’re more into wavy styles, feathers at the ends will do just great.

Messy Side Bangs

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Side bangs always grant you more room to experiment with your daily look. What is more, layered bob is precisely the cut that grants you that modern and stylish look that many ladies search for.

Recently, we have spotted a new trend in hairstyles for seniors with thin hair - carefree messy styling. Although this idea has always been around, it’s just become viral with mature ladies. Well, no wonder, as nothing can’t compare to the lively feel that builds more volume in the hair. Of course, such looks work best on such short cuts for women like bobs and pixies, as their length is the perfect canvas for a messy effect.

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Classic Sleek Short Bob

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There is nothing better than sticking to classics when it comes to your cut. One of such cuts is a sleek short bob with a straight bang. Short bob will ensure that you do not need to spend a lot of time fixing it and it will make your face look fresher and younger just like that.

The best thing is that you can find this sleek bob on the top of all charts, be it short bob haircuts for women over 50 or the latest teen cuts. Yes, the very classic version of bob is one of the few popular short haircuts that look well on all women, while still looking different. For refined mature ladies, this haircut will complement their elegant looks with the exceptional sleekness. Oh, and don’t forget about bangs: they’re the best way to take years off.

Messy Wavy Blonde Lob

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When you do not want to experiment with anything too radical - we have a perfect idea in mind. The thing is that messy blonde lob is the cut that will add that youthful and trendy touch to your look that you may not even expect.

As a matter of fact, messy wavy lobs are those short hair cuts women will never stop wearing. The movement of layers makes the whole haircut appear more balanced and voluminous. And this time, we can’t skip the color as well! Coupled with the tousled silhouette, the soft blonde color enhances the youthful vibes in the look. See, cute short haircuts for women over 50 aren’t complicated at all!

Chin-Length Bob With Straight Bang

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Those of you who are open to experimentation – rejoice, there is something for you too in store. This modern-looking platinum blonde bob with a straight bang is surely worth giving a try to.

Going a silvery or greyish shade of blonde is nothing but challenging your age! Just get a trendy shade before your roots become gray to show then who’s boss. As for the icing on the cake, a fancy haircut will do the talking. A chin-length bob is another example of womans short hair cuts that can flatter any texture and face shape, allowing for endless hairstyles for mature women as well. Therefore, mixing your new color on such a cut will be your best age-defying weapon.

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Short Layered Curly Bob

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Here comes a stylish and, most importantly, low-maintenance option for women with thick and curly hair. Short layered bob looks absolutely different on curly texture compared to other hair types. As you can see, it rather gives your curls a defined shape than giving a classic bob look. Wondering what makes those curls so defined? It’s all about the layers. When giving you such short hairstyles for women over 60, your stylist will shape the ends so that every single curl stands out.

Rounded Angled Bob

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Inverted bobs, however, may be different; as different as you want them to be. If you’d like to have a rounded silhouette that will visually enhance volume in your hair, you can ask for rounded angles! But, keep in mind that such short haircut styles work on thick hair only, as thinner tresses don’t have much weight to fold in a rounded shape. Though this short haircut for women looks great with various styling approaches, we bet you will fall in love with its sleek version.

Asymmetrical Bob With Short Bangs

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Now, let’s talk about short hairstyles for thin hair over 50. The first thing you should keep in mind is that you shouldn’t be striving for every precious inch of your length. Basically, the longer the hair is, the less volume it has. So if your hair is fine and thin, your long hair is most likely to look dull. For that reason, you should try something shorter. All in all, there are tons of cute short haircuts for women! This bob, for example, is a pure combination of the latest trends and endless classic. Baby bangs, asymmetrical body, and classic chin-length bob, who could ask for more?

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Layered Blonde Bob

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While it’s hard to imagine some hairstyles short, beachy waves don’t fall under such a category. Moreover, it’s easier to achieve that pleasant beachy movement on shorter locks. In fact, all you need to do is to go for soft layers. Then, apply some texturizing spray to your damp hair, and blowdry it without any brushes. And that’s it! Undoubtedly, the best short haircuts for women over 50 are the ones that help us forget about tiresome styling.

Flattering Short Bob

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Another idea of short women's haircuts that can adapt to any image and hair texture. We call this bob flattering for its beautifying structure featuring various layers and face-framing details. The layers of this bob form a voluminous shape that doesn’t overlap the face while building balance with facial features. The good news is, you can create lots of easy short hairstyles with this haircut: anything from waves to sleek looks won’t take a lot of time.

Short Choppy Haircut For Fine Hair

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We’re not going to move from the topic of hairstyles for older women with fine hair until we discuss this masterpiece! You may remember seeing this cut on Jane Fonda, as she was the one who made it a trend. Yes, that’s the iconic choppy shag. And although she would wear it to tame her thick tresses, you can make it a part of your fine hair routine too. Short women's haircuts featuring layers always work well on thin hair, so you can choose this idea to look chic.

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Messy Layered Bob With Highlights

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Although sometimes it’s hard to make up your mind for changes, short hair for women over 50 is the real salvation. Whenever you think that your hair is dull, thin or unmanageable, the endless diversity of short hairstyles for fine hair over 50 comes in. And here’s what we’ve picked this time! This messy bob with golden highlights is so fresh and chic that it can enliven your not only your look but also your eyes.

Short Layered Blonde Haircut

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Blonde hair and layers are another ageless duo that women of all ages should try. Of course, you can finish this look with a messy touch, as layers are so easy to transform into tousled waves. Layered short hair cuts for women are nothing but a canvas for endless styling options. However, when you’re short of time and don’t really feel like trying new short womens hairstyles, this cut will look fabulous just the way it is.

Classic Salt-And-Pepper Voluminous Bob

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Instead of covering those graying roots, why not strike them with the enviable salt-and-pepper hair? Before you think that this color would look too drastic on haircuts for older women, look at this pic. This model is just glowing with her voluminous bob that looks amazing against her light complexion. Unlike naturally gray hair, this color will refresh your look. As for this bob, there are no better short hairstyles for older women: it’s unbearably voluminous.

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Side-Parted Chin-Length Bob

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There’s nothing easier than styling a chin-length bob. Also, nothing can compare to its amazing beautifying structure that always whips the hair in its best shape. Here, you can see how one of the most popular short women haircuts gently folds at the chin and frames the face at the cheeks. The best thing is, you can easily experiment with lots of womens short hairstyles with this cut and a round brush at hand.

Short Layered Bob With Bang

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It’s hard to see where the bob ends and bangs begin with such a seamless blend of layers framing the face! We have seen lots of various short hairstyles for women, but this particular idea simply takes the biscuit. At first sight, it’s just a beautiful haircut. But if you have a closer look, you will that every single edge of this cut gives a pleasant frame while forming a single whole with a fringe. It seems like we’ve just found perfection in short haircuts for women over 50!

Shaggy Layered Lob

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Shag is no longer a punky haircut with disheveled sharp layers. Today, the haircut has become more versatile, getting gentler and smoother. By versatility, we mean its ability to work equally perfect for both thin and thick hair, giving totally harmonic, dynamic, and modern short hairstyles for women.

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Short Pixie Bob Hairstyles

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In case you’re wondering how you can customize your pixie bob, here comes a perfect example of a tailored haircut. The front tresses are cut in seamlessly graduating layers that make the face slimmer and more attractive visually. As for the crown, it also features layers, but here they’re subtler to make everything nice and smooth. Now, it’s your turn to pick one of the popular short haircuts women love these days and make it work for you.

Razored Shaggy Chocolate & Caramel Bob

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Nothing adds life to the hair better than shags! The layers in the haircut help to add some bounce and texture to the hair with its razored ends. Still, there’s no limit to perfection, right? As we told you already, short haircuts for older women become even more powerful when paired with the right color combination. And this shaggy bob accentuated with caramel hues is a good look to steal.

Rounded Bob with Stacked Nape

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Short hair styles for older women may need a little effort, especially when you are particular with styling. It doesn’t have to be extra fancy, but if you want it stylish enough, a rounded bob cut with stacked nape is gorgeous!

The bob cut is among the classic short hair cuts for women that is still making huge rounds these days. If you need to style it, you just have to have a round brush and a non-heat blow dry to achieve the heights of this look.

Just don’t forget to apply some healthy hair products!

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Blonde Curls

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Curls don’t go out of style and are always pretty whether they’re loose or tight. If you have those natural curls but you like them easier to maintain, this would be among the short hair cuts that you can have.

Remember that all hair styles for women need not to be boring! So, go get your curls colored with blonde; dark or light to make it look chicer even when you are already in your mature age.

Don’t forget to apply some hair serum or hair lotion for a brighter and fresher look!

Straight Bob With Side Bangs

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If you are looking for short haircuts for older women, the straight bob with side bangs will be your ultimate makeover! Not only that it looks softer with its side bangs, but it makes you look younger and more sophisticated.

Sleek and age-control, a straight bob cut is definitely one of the short haircuts for women over 50 who have naturally straight hair. You only need to apply some hair serum for a more invigorating look. You can either make it look prim and proper or keep its playful nature by letting the side bangs hang around.

It’s gorgeous and timeless!

Balayage Bob with Bangs

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More often than not, hairstyles for older women don’t have to be the old school style. To give you a breather, a bob cut with bangs would be great if you seek something modern.

You may think that women’s short haircuts can’t be styled with ease. That’s not the case. All short hair can be stylish too, especially when you add some hair colors that define your personality. If you are adventurous enough, the balayage color gives you an exciting stylish hair with a modern touch. Try it soon!

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Blonde Bob with Angled Layers

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If you are naturally blonde, it would be easier for you to get a bob cut with angled layers. The blonde hair color is also one of the favorites of women with short haircut, especially the angled bob that’s really easy to maintain.

You may need to schedule an appointment with a professional hairstylist to give you the best look for this haircut. Short haircuts for women give you the kind of relief that even when you’re at your 40s or 50s, you can still showcase your hairstyle with comfort.

Sleek Brown Bob

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You don’t have to be at your 20s or 30s to get a sleek brown bob cut. Yes, you might be in your 50s, but it doesn’t mean that you should style your hair the boring way. So, if you want short hairstyles for over 50, this is a great idea!

Just pick the right brown shade for you. The best person who can do this is your professional hairdresser in case you need help. This hairstyle though is ideal for those who have natural straight hair.

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Shoulder-Length Bob With Bangs

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This long bob is all-time, elegant and simple. It makes any woman feel more confident, especially those who are older than 50. It is extremely feminine and very easy to style as you can choose to either straighten or curl your hair any way you desire.

By the way, do you know why all our mature women pictures look so radiant and glowing? That’s because those ladies embrace their texture and take the right approach to their hairstyles. Here, for example, the hair is cut to medium length to keep the perfect balance between the thickness and length. When you don’t want to go too short, ask your stylist for a shoulder-length cut, as it will save your precious length while giving a harmonic look. And bangs are the musts to make the hair look fuller!

One-Length Lob with Bangs

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It’s hard to imagine something tougher than dealing with extremely thick hair every single morning. So, meet our favorite from short haircuts for women over 50 with thick hair. There’s no need to tell you how sexy and confident this mature brunette is. What we’re going to focus on is her secret to looking so brilliant. As you might have guessed already, she couldn’t do without layers and bangs. Firstly, ask your stylist for curvy, face-framing layers throughout the whole length. Secondly, get yourself a softly layered fringe. And last but not least, look in the mirror to see the next level you.

Sleek Angled Lob Without Bang

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Sleekness also has many facets. As it turns out, it goes well with angled hairstyles for older women. Many modern hairstylists insist on their clients getting an angle for their lobs for one simple reason - the visual balance. By keeping your hair at a slightly cascading length, you will ensure it won’t weight down. While women with short hair don’t have such troubles, those with medium-length do, and adding an angled touch will work just great.

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Angled Bob With Bangs

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Angles always make things appear more interesting, especially when you want to view your hair at a new angle. Besides the visual side, such women’s short haircuts allow for various layering techniques, thus working for any texture. And here, the mature blonde color simply gives a fresh take at the angled bob with bangs. The perfectly-leveled medium layered haircut and its cascading body look very edgy with this touch of silvery blonde.

Silver Layered Lob

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How do you like these delicate soft waves gently flowing on a silver lob? To be on point at any age, you should remember one thing: colors and cuts go hand in hand when it comes to haircuts for short hair. Therefore, don’t limit yourself with short hair cuts for older women only; get the most of the change with some new color! As a result, you can create not just a style but a balanced artwork that will embellish your hair every day.

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Buzz Cut For Kinky Hair

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If you thought that a classic  pixie cut would be the most dramatic extreme, you just had to scroll down to the buzz. First, the buzz haircut was one of the most practical men’s hairstyles with a military origin. Today, it’s an overwhelming trend not only in men’s fashion; it’s also a magnificent idea of short haircuts for black women over 50. Admit it, the absolute control under those curls is just priceless.

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Color Wow Coconut Cocktail Bionic Tonic

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L'Oréal Paris EverPure Sulfate Free Volume Shampoo

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These days shampoos that contain sulfates are gaining a bad rep, and more people are in search of sulfate-free products. L'Oréal has produced its sulfate-free shampoo that is not only undamaging but also volume-infusing. The product is extremely gentle to your hair so that it spices up the locks with increased shine and impressive body. In the majority of cases, that is precisely what ladies need.

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The Ordinary Multi-Peptide Serum for Hair Density

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12 Benefits Instant Healthy Hair

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Whenever you hear that a product is going to make your mane a lot healthier after just one use, you may feel a little skeptical. However, the moment you try the 12 Benefits Instant Healthy Hair product, you will realize that miracles happen. The product is excellent for detangling, strengthening, softening, and sealing the color in. Additionally, the product is designed to protect the locks from the sun, and all those benefits come into play after the first application.

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Fekkai PrX Reparatives Mask

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To begin with, the Prx Reperatives mask contains argan oil as one of the main ingredients. That fact alone makes it favorable for a lot of users. Apart from that, many women claim that even after a single application, the mask makes the hair look a lot healthier and more moisturized. It should be added that you should not mix oily hair for moisturized, since the mask does not leave that greasy trace on the locks. It should be added that the longer the mask remains on, the better the result will be. Lastly, the vanilla scent will capture the hearts of anyone who even gives a mask a little try.

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Pureology Hydrate Shampoo

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There is nothing wrong with your desire to color your strands various shades over the years. However, it is necessary to realize that such color treatment may introduce some issues into your life in the form of lifeless and dull locks. That is when some hydrating shampoo from Pureology comes right in. It is vegan and absolutely sulfate-free so that it is incredibly soft and gentle on the locks. Besides, many professional stylists use it as well.

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Pixie Haircuts For Women Over 50 That Take Years Off

Blonde Pixie with Long Side Bangs

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A woman, despite her age, should have time to take a trip to the salon. A great haircut is what we definitely need whether there’s a special occasion or just on normal days. Although girls these days would love to grow their hair longer, others feel prettier and more comfortable with short hair.

This is what the pixie cut can do. One of the most popular short hair styles for women, you can style it with long side bangs. Color it with light blonde to look chicer and younger. This is definitely one of the must-try short haircuts of all ages!

Two-Toned Feathered Pixie

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Resembling the bird feathers that are layered in style, the feathered pixie cut is something that you should try on your next makeover. If you are the woman that loves short hairstyles, this would be the perfect one this season.

The feathered haircut rose to fame in the 1970s and is still making huge waves in the modern world. The style itself looks playful - adding more vibrancy to the hair color of your choice. However, if you are into blondes, make it a two-toned style paired with your naturally black or brunette hair.

It’s among the prettiest short haircuts for women that you can try soon!

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Voluminous Layered Pixie With Bangs

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You can be someone who is past the earlier days of your life that having long hair already bores you. If so, a voluminous layered pixie cut with bangs would be something special for you this season.

Because short hairstyles for women don’t have to be boring, a voluminous look gives you a breather. If you are looking for haircuts for mature women, this is one great inspiration that you can copy for your next haircut.

Make your new hairstyle look fancier with blonde or brown hair colors!

Spiky Red Pixie

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The pixie cut has always been the go-to short hair styles for women as it doesn’t require too much maintenance. It’s low-key but fancy. Yes, it does require styling, especially when you are out and about. Women know that!

However, you’d be extra-chic when you add wax or gel to your styling to define the layered spikes. The red hair color would be really funky on pixie hair.

And take note, regardless of your age or race, this is one of the easiest and sexiest hair cuts for women even to this date!

Sophisticated and Silver Pixie

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Short hair looks striking with silver tones as it appears both chic and cool all at once. If you want to add some depth, mix in a darkish hue at the roots (we recommend a deep charcoal hue).

If you still don’t wear a short haircut, what stops you from getting one? Some women are afraid of being limited in styling choices, while others believe that short haircuts keep the face too open. Well, they’re right, but only in the context of wrong picked haircuts. A feathered pixie, for example, will give you a soft frame at the cheeks and forehead while having tons of volume on the crown. On top of that, you will be able to create the timeless sleek and messy short hairstyles for women over 50.

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Spiked & Stylish

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A messy spiked style not only looks cool and chic but adds volume to thin hair. Don’t opt for gel, however, as it tends to leave shorter hair looking brittle and crunchy. Instead, opt for the putty to help mold your hair and give it a softer look and feel.

In fact, short hairstyles for women shouldn’t ever be complicated. The right short hair cuts and suitable products for your hair type are all your styling routine needs. Believe it or not, this feathered haircut only requires a bit of definition to look this great throughout the day.

Short, Trendy Haircut

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Trendy, feathered short haircuts are perfect for more mature women who want a simple yet fresh look. This style is not only charming, but it can go from casual to formal in a matter of seconds.

Here, you can see how the latest version of a good old pixie bob whips thin hair into a volumetric shape. Also, this short hair cut is rather layered and graduated than feathered, yet it still looks balanced and harmonic. For a more youthful and sophisticated look of a mature woman, you can pair this haircut with a soft fringe that barely hits your eyebrows. In this way, you will get yourself a framing touch that will still keep your eyes in the spotlight.

Short Bob With Colorful Highlights

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Bobs are all-time and elegant. They are the perfect transition from longer locks to a short and sassy hairstyle that is not too short. For a modern flair, add layered bangs and bold highlights.

Besides all those wonderful advantages of bobs, they’re also the best hairstyles for older women with thin hair. And this hair look is proof: just look how those sharply chopped layers wash away all the traces of thin hair, giving it a lively full silhouette. As for the colorful lights on the bangs, they simply wash away all the wrinkles. After all, the way you treat your hair can drastically change a woman’s short hair look.

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Cropped Stylish Pixie with Side-Swept Bangs

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This trendy style takes sass to a new level. Add some soft layers for added volume, but keep some length at the front in your bangs for a cute side-swept look.

To tell you the truth, all the short hair styles for women over 50 we’ve gathered here are meant to inspire you for your own game-changing transformation. By opting for classic hairstyles like pixies, lobs, and bobs you invest in not just a practical but a stylish look. What is more, you can always add more character with a textured crop or bangs that will individualize your look. 

Slick, Tapered Cut

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If you want a sophisticated, yet edgy short haircut, opt for longer side bangs with shorter layers in the back. This will make your face look slim while adding volume and texture to finer hair.

By the way, this idea is an example of hairstyles for short hair women who aren’t afraid to experiment can try. If you have a closer look at its back layers, you will also see a smoothly tapered back that nicely blends everything. That’s a bold move that only brave women can go for, as it adds a pretty restrained touch of a man’s haircut to female short hair. Even though tapers are no longer considered a men’s privilege, some women still don’t dare to try it. What a pity!

Extra Short Pixie

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Those of you who are open to experimentation – rejoice, there is something for you too in store. This modern-looking platinum blonde bob with a straight bang is surely worth giving a try to.

Going a silvery or greyish shade of blonde is nothing but challenging your age! Just get a trendy shade before your roots become gray to show then who’s boss. As for the icing on the cake, a fancy haircut will do the talking. A chin-length bob is another example of womans short hair cuts that can flatter any texture and face shape, allowing for endless hairstyles for mature women as well. Therefore, mixing your new color on such a cut will be your best age-defying weapon.

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Silver Pixie Bob Haircut

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Some short haircuts for women have been trending for so long that they’ve simply become ageless classics. And a pixie bob haircut, which is also the number one choice of mature women, is the most prominent example. This haircut has everything a modern woman needs: the lift of the crown, sharp layers, voluminous body, and framing details. And once you add some modern color to it, you will make this classic your own signature look.

Tapered Pixie Haircut

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When you come up with a question like “I’m 50, how do I style my thick hair to look good?”, we will be there for you with the latest short hairstyles for thick hair over 50 to help you look your absolute best. Just look at this smart and sophisticated pixie with its strong attitude and elegant flare! There’s nothing like a short hairstyle for women that keeps her face open and framed at once. With your red lipstick and chic glasses on, your tapered pixie will be to die for.

Pixie Haircut With Shaved Tattoo

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There are lots of ways to diversify your styling routine and everyday look. In case you’re in search of ways to add some unique character to your look, the variety of pixie haircuts for older women has something really special for you. How about a tattoo on the sides? Instead of keeping them buzzed, you can spice things up with some geometric shaved design. Trust us, such an idea will look radiant against the voluminous side-swept top. And it goes without saying that this look is one of the most impressive hairstyles for over 60 with glasses.

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Edgy Side-Swept Pixie

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Many beautiful women over 50 opt for a pixie to embrace their natural beauty and get the most of their hair at once. Such female short haircuts keep the face in the spotlight yet without giving away its flows. At the same time, they offer simplicity in terms of styling and wearing. Basically, going for a side-swept pixie is the best way to keep things simple yet significant.

Shorter Hairstyles For Curly Hair

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It’s no secret that curly hair needs a special approach. However, when it’s short, you won’t take your styling routine as a challenge you’re tired of. In fact, all short curly haircuts for women over 50 look different, as you can always regulate not only the shape of the cut but also the shape of each curl. So, why not customize your own curly cut for your unique short hairstyle?

Textured Blonde Pixie

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What is it like, wearing short hair over 50? How does it feel to have all eyes on you while putting little effort into your styling? When we look at this edgy and textured pixie we can’t help but recommend this idea to everyone struggling with their hair, as it will simply eliminate all the troubles, turning them into a red-carpet look. Seriously, it’s a personal favorite of many celebrities.

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Layered Grey Pixie With Longer Top

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As much as we don’t want to play favorites, we should confess that we find pixie haircuts for women over 50 the best choices ever. Not only do they always follow the latest fashion, adapting to any style and image but they also give women a sense of freedom. And this layered pixie with a dramatic lifted top just makes us fall back in love with short length haircuts.

Blonde Pixie With Long Bangs

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How about some more inspirational short haircuts for women over 50 with fine hair? Here, we’d like to remind you that a good cut and good color may give life to exceptional looks. Well, seems like this pixie with long bangs has just reached perfection! The amazing whitish color makes short fine hair cuts for older women appear neater and fuller while bringing out the eyes.

Short And Sassy Pixie

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Despite being pretty short, pixie always comes with a large list of classy hairstyles! When playing around with this haircut, you don’t need to perform any extra movements; some good styling products will do just great. You can experiment with anything from sleek to defined or tousled textures. Well, no wonder they’re considered the best short haircuts for women.

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Pixie With Brushed Up Top

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If you’re in the mood for adding some drama to your look, a pixie will be there for you. With the help of a comb and some styling gel, you can try different partings or even brush all the hair up! By the way, recreating this pixie is a good way to enhance the texture in short hair for older women, as it adds a lot of fullness. And character, of course!

Long Pixie Haircut

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If you’re looking for short hairstyles for over 50 fine hair looks best with, pixies are a universal solution. Even if you don’t want to go too short, there are longer versions that can help you save some length for while keeping everything neat enough. This long pixie has a voluminous crown and tight sides, which creates a well-groomed and full look for thin hair.

Classic Short Pixie Cut

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Now, it’s the best time for bold and confident mature ladies to raise their hands. Or, just click at this short haircut for women to save it to your favorites. We love the way this classic, minimalist haircut accentuates women’s eyes and femininity. Gentle movement on top balances everything out, and the sharp edges add a lot of individuality to the look.

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Spiky Pixie Haircut

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Yes, it’s spiking in short haircuts for women over 50, and it looks absolutely gorgeous! For some ladies, it may seem to be a weird move. But for those who’d like to add some daring vibes to their modern looks and build up some volume, it would be a great idea! Yes, women’s short haircuts are full of surprises, just like women themselves!

Voluminous Gray Pixie Haircut

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Women who were blessed with thick hair are no strangers to how tough this texture can be. But, some still don’t search for women’s short haircuts for the sake of saving natural volume in their hair. What if we tell you that you can keep up with the volume while having a manageable length? This super thick gray pixie is the living proof!

Mature Short Layered Cut

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Some layers are short and edgy, and others are long and flowing. Basically, it all depends on the look you want to achieve. If you want to soften your facial features with a round, voluminous silhouette, you can go for long and full layers like in this wonderful pixie. And since the beauty of short hairstyles for older women lies in their simplicity, this cut will be super easy to style.

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Layered Pixie Cut With Highlights

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We’ve been telling tall tales about the haircuts older women can try to look hip today. However, we haven’t really shown you how those great cuts look at the back. For this reason, here’s one of the short haircuts for women over 50 back views for those who are afraid to go for a pixie. With its ethereal movement and sharp ends, you have no choice but to call your stylist right now!

Long Pixie Haircut

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A long pixie also splits in a couple of creative hairstyles for older women. Whereas most of them are long at the sides, you can get yourself a bowl-inspired pixie. This haircut is a splendid mix of an all-over fringe and short pixie that falls to the forehead with its lovely bangs. For a smoother look, consider making your bangs lighter than the rest of the hair. In this way, you will build a fuller look through contrasts.

Textured Pixie Haircut

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What we love about pixies is that you can always build volume, even with second-day hair! This haircut never comes alone; it always features some handy textured elements to make your styling routine easier. That is to say, sometimes a slight tousling is enough to get yourself a decent look. So, you can literally say “I woke up like this” with such short haircuts for women over 50.

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Blonde Pixie Bob

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How about a fresh take at the precise and well-shaped pixie bob we’re used to seeing? This time, the texture is lightweight and airy rather than clean and outlined. And that’s what makes it so fresh and nice for women with thin and fine hair. We also recommend you to spice this short haircut with a wispy fringe, as it will give a gentle frame at the forehead.

Fresh Short Hairstyles

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Cute and Stylish Short Hairstyles

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Trendy Ideas for Short Hairstyles

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Short Stylish Layered Hairstyles

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  • Short hair refers to any haircut with little length. Source
  • A bob cut, bob is a short- to medium-length haircut for women (and occasionally men) in which the hair is typically cut straight around the head at about jaw-level, often with a fringe (or "bangs") at the front. Source
  • A pixie cut is a short hairstyle generally short on the back and sides of the head and slightly longer on the top and very short bangs. It is a variant of a crop. Source
   

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