75 Short Hairstyles for Women Over 50 – Best and Easy Haircuts

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1. Messy Haircut for Over 50

Cute Hairstyles for women over 50
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The messy cut is a great haircut for women over 50 with thin hair. It’s one of the easiest hairstyles to maintain since it can be fixed with the fingers. No combs or brush necessary.

2. Shoulder Length

Easy Medium Length Hairstyles for Women Over 50

For women over 50, a perfectly styled, shoulder length haircut defies age. If your natural hair color is good and your hair is thick, have them cut to shoulder length.

Related: Hair Color Ideas For Women Over 50

3. Short Straight Bob Hairstyle for over 50

Short Straight Bob Hairstyle for women over 50

4. Curled Out Bob – Neck Flattering Hairstyle

Neck Flattering Hairstyle for women over 50

Consider the length of your neck and shape of your face while getting a haircut, although this tip is applicable to all ages but it is much more advisable to women over 50. This great haircut is simple but what makes it great on her is its neck flattering style. This style lends itself to mature women with thick hair.

5. Short Blonde Haircut

Best hairstyles for women over 50
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Sometimes having blond hair is all that you need to look chic. You can wear a short blond haircut and complimentary accessories with it. This is another great option for those women over 50 with thick hair.

6. Boast Graying Hair

Nice Hairstyles for Women Over 50

Being a lady who has just past 50 years old, you should wear short hairstyles with caution. First decide whether you are brave enough to show your graying hair or you prefer dying with a hair dye. This model wears a hairstyle where she has decided to show off her aging.

7. Chin Length Hair for over 50

Best haircuts for women over 50

Chin length chopped layers look great for straight thin hair. You don’t need styling tools for this chin length anti-aging hairstyle for straight hair.

8. Blonde Wavy Hairstyle

Blonde Wavy Hairstyle

This hairstyle looks quite youthful and is the best option for women over 50 with wavy hair.

9. Short Layers for Over 50

Short Layered Hairstyles for Women Over 50

You can choose this hairstyle, especially if you are  a woman with very thick hair over 50. Give a deep side part and short layers to achieve a flawless look. This hairstyle also looks particularly good for women over 50 with round faces.

10. Long Bob

Long bob haircut - Sandra Bullock
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Again this is a hairstyle if you like to show your natural graying of hair. A long bob looks equally good on blond and gray hair. A long bob is a favorite with some women over 50 with long faces as they find that their hair frames their face nicely.

11. Chic Super Short

Chic Super Short haircuts for women over 50

No doubt this hairstyle is super short but Ellen Degeneres has given it some length along her temples to add a feminine touch. This style of short hair also works well for women over 50 with glasses. With the hair styled away from the face, there is nothing to compete with or to interfere with your glasses.

12. Naturally Curly

Medium Curls Hairstyles for women over 50

This mature hairstyle looks gorgeous and needs almost no maintenance if you have naturally curly hair. Embrace your natural curls with elegance.

13. Long Bob With Bangs

Long bob hairstyles with bangs for women over 50

Shoulder length bob is always flattering when worn by mature ladies although there are very few women who enjoy healthy hair once they are past 50. For this length, styling options are unlimited but bangs look the most adorable. Getting a haircut with choppy bangs brings some youthfulness to women over 50.

14. Short and Spiky Hairstyle

Spiked Hair for women over 50

This short and spiky haircut looks good for women over 50 with all kinds of hair textures including fine, thin hair or thicker hair. It encourages others to focus on your eyes and all other features of your face. To make this hairstyle more wearable, add a side swept fringe to it.

15. Lob Cut

Lob Haircut for women over 50

Lob is shoulder length hair although now being considered old-fashioned but women over 50 can still enjoy this hairstyle as it will help hide their wrinkles and will make them appear more stylish than ever.

16. Layered Super Short Hair for over 50

Layered Super Short Hair for Women Over 50

Adding layers brings a contemporary look to this short hair style. It’s a good way to look younger. This haircut is another hairstyle that works well for women over 50 with thick hair.

17. Retro Curled Bob for 50 Year Old Woman

Retro Curled Bob for 50 year old woman

It takes some confidence for a woman over 50 to go retro. But if that’s your personality, embrace your age and show it off some with vintage looks.
18. Bobby Pinned Updo

Bobby Pinned Updo
19. Short Cut With Bangs

Short Cut With Bangs

Women over 50 or over 60 will always look good with a casual short cut with bangs. Bangs are also a good way to cover a receding hairline in its early stages.  So mature women with some hair loss, take note of this look.

20. Short Bob Hair for Older Women

Short Bob Hair for Older Women

A short bob for women over 50 conveys a sense of conservatism and may serve you well in a corporate, business environment. It’s a good grey hairstyle choice for women over 50. This haircut works well whether you keep the gray streaks showing, or whether you decide to hair color the grey out. It’s a good, low-maintenance haircut for mature women,.

21. Fauxhawk for Women Over 50

Fauxhawk for Women Over 50

A Faux Hawk brings a sense of style to any woman who chooses to wear it. If you are a mature woman, the faux hawk can make you look younger, more so if you wear it with a smile. This hairstyle complements women over 50 with oval faces.

22. Pixie for Women Over 50

Pixie for Women Over 50
23. Short Curly Hairstyle for Over 50

Short Curly Hairstyle for Over 50
24. Tapered Bob Haircut for Over 50

Tapered Bob Haircut for Over 50

The tapered bob haircut works well for women over 50. It’s an easy to maintain look and with the side swept bangs, it can make any mature woman look younger.

25. Finger Waves for 50 Year Old Woman

Finger Waves for 50 year old woman
26. Flip Haircut for Women Over 50

Flip Haircut for Women Over 50

A flip haircut is common for women over 50. One of the main reasons is that it’s easy to style, and easy to care for. It doesn’t take much skill to maintain this haircut.

27. Short Side Part for Women Over 50

Short Side Part for Women Over 50
28. Layered Razor Cut for Over 50

Layered Razor Cut

29. Graduated Bob

Graduated Bob

Coming up next, more spectacular short hairstyles for women over 50!

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  1. I am 81 years old, have thin hair and need a haircut for long rectangular face shape. Do not like bangs or short, short hair. Traditionally have had above shoulder length bob yet I like a tousled effect–“bed head” look. Any suggestions from your wide array of choices would be much appreciated.

  2. I am 64 years old, asian face with white hair, thank you for the confidence, courage you give to try new hairstyles.

  3. These are some really great insights into how to take care of your hair and style it. In today’s day due to our environment, work stress, lifestyle, and food habits our hair suffers a lot which is why it is so important to take care of it. To many of us automatically reach for products that are full of chemicals, but we should try and stay as natural as we can. Thanks for your helpful tips and a great article! :)

  4. I’m really in love with the swept back curly hairstyle. It’s a shame you don’t have a donate button! I look forward to new updates and have shared this website with my Facebook group. Talk soon!

  5. I have very wavy hair. I think that #8 looks the best for my type of hair. I will have to see if my stylist can replicate that cut for me. I would love to have short hair. It is such a pain to keep taking care of my long hair.

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