Something about women that will always remain the same is that they love to experiment with various hairstyles. For older women, it is not very easy to achieve low maintenance hairstyles that make them comfortable. More so, these hairstyles have to look appropriate for their age as well, whilst giving them a classy and elegant look.
If you are 50 or older, here are some feminine and classy short hairstyles you could pick for your next look.
1. Blonde Pixie Cut
If you are looking for something that would give you a blend of youth and grace, you should try out pixie cuts. They are quite a popular hairstyle among senior women who want something else besides the classic cuts. With its dimension, texture, and choppy layer, this could be the perfect choice for you if you want to rock natural blonde hair.
2. Graduated Layered Bob
Graduated Layered Bob might be the perfect choice for you if you want that risk-free hairstyle that doesn’t require much effort to learn to style. The hairstyle would give you that feminine, carefree, and sophisticated look.
3. Angled Bob with Round Layers
Angled Bob with round layers is a great choice for senior women because of how easy to style it is. Also, the curved sharp edges of some of the angles of its wispy fringe can help to direct attention away from the soft aging skin that may appear on the face.
4. Layered Bob with Side-swept Bang
If you are looking for a stylish hairstyle that can take away all the weighty hair from your shoulders, you should consider rocking a short bob. Short Bob hairstyles such as this one with side-swept bangs don’t take a lot to learn to style.
5. Creative Color
Nothing makes you younger than dive in and try a bold color to dye. Here we recommend adding a variety of purple in smaller weaved sections to keep your tress soft yet fun.
If you want to appear younger, you should go and dye your hair a bold color. You should try adding a bold purple color, or a variety of purple to add some fun to your hair. But be sure to keep it minimal, to only small sections of the weaves.
6. Bouncy Bob
A bob style will always be classy and graceful. It is a classic hairstyle that is always around and never goes out of date. It can go as a short or a long hairstyle. You can make it more modern by creating illusive highlights.
7. Short and Simple
Cropped locks are one of the popular hairstyles for senior women, especially women with slim faces and high cheekbones. It is short and simple and can help draw attention to your cheekbones. It is a great hairstyle if you have thin hair since it can help provide texture.
8. Wispy Silver Bob
You can rock the wispy bob hairstyle in any color, especially if you are an older woman with natural waves or curls. It is a very pretty hairstyle that is naturally flattering and can give you that feminine chic look.
9. Blonde Balayage Bob
The blonde balayage Bob cut is great if you are looking to take a step up with your Bob cut. You can rock this hairstyle in any color you please.
10. Edgy Pixie Bob
Bob cut styles are timeless. You should try out the edgy pixie Bob to get that graceful and classy look. It is a perfect choice to rock if you are just transitioning to short hairstyles from long curly hairstyles. You might want to consider adding blond highlights and pairing it with thin bangs to add a modern touch to it.
11. Silver Choppy Pixie with Bangs
Short hairstyles with silver strands can give you that really chic and cool feminine look. You can add a blend of some dark charcoal color to the roots of your hair to throw in more depth.
12. Asymmetrical Silver Pixie
The asymmetrical silver pixie is surely a head-turner. It has an unexpected shape which gives you a dramatic and elegant aura. More so, it can perfectly draw attention to your cheekbones. You should try rocking this hairstyle in any metallic color like silver.
13. Spiked and Stylish
Older women can look years younger simply by rocking a short hairstyle. A spiked and stylish short hairstyle can add more youthfulness to your face with its bangs and layers.
14. One-Length Straight Bob
You can make one-length Bob cut into so many different styles. You could choose to make it into curly, wavy, or straight styles. You can never go wrong with this hairstyle. It doesn’t have too many layers, which means it can help you achieve a pretty shape for your locks. To make it more modern, you can rock it in a modern balayage color.
15. Layered Platinum Bob
If you have grey hair, you can take advantage of it by rocking a platinum Bob hairstyle. By choosing a platinum color, you no longer have to worry about doing touch-ups here and there. More so, you can add more volume to the locks by introducing some layers.
16. Messy Salt and Pepper Pixie
With this hairstyle, you don’t need to take many costly visits to the salon. It requires minimal effort to style this hair. You only have to brush your hair in the morning after waking up from bed, and you are set to go. With this hairstyle too, the cut doesn’t lose its shape while growing out.
17. Pixie with Long Bangs
This pixie cut has long bangs and it is not the same as the other normal pixie cuts. This hairstyle can give you that chic feeling because of its long bangs that run stylishly across the forehead, and the chopped hair at the back. To get that feminine chic look, you should go with red ombre hair as highlights for the bangs.
18. Smoky gray
Once you approach a particular age, you would inevitably start to grow graying hairs. Instead of constantly fighting this natural process, you should welcome it and use it to enhance your looks. If you don’t want to go completely gray with your hair, you can instead choose a light pastel color that can easily blend with your hair to achieve a somewhat grey ombre hair.
19. Elegant Bob
If you are past 50 and want to take years off your face, short hairstyles can do the work for you, especially modern short hairstyles. You can combine the sleek elegant Bob with a light blonde or pastel hue to achieve blonde ombre hair that will add more youthfulness and freshness to your face.
20. Tousled Pixie
The tousled pixie cut is a great choice if you are looking to style your straight hair to show off some movements in your locks. It doesn’t require too much maintenance when you compare it with other short hairstyles. You only need to use your fingers to comb and style your locks in different directions after first using some styling wax on your hair. By adding some highlights, you will help to draw attention to the directional movement of your lock.
21. Purple Beauty
This bob hairstyle is a great fit if you wear glasses because it works very well at framing the shape of the face. To achieve that chic look, you can combine this Bob cut with a touch of purple hue here and there. A touch of purple hue is always great for graying hair.
22. Salt and Pepper Bob
If you are over 50, you might want to try out a blend of silver and black hues for your hair. An elegant Bob hairstyle with long feathery layers can give you that natural and classy look. To give your hair more volume, use a round brush to work your hair backward after first applying some mousse on your damp hair. The purpose of working your hair with mousse is to lift the roots of your tresses.
23. Blonde Inverted Bob
The inverted Bob hairstyle is a great choice if your locks are naturally wavy. If you are looking for a low maintenance hairstyle, the inverted bob is a perfect choice. The hairstyle only involves layering up at back to add more volume to your locks. You can style your black hair with blonde highlights to get that extra youthful look.
24. Stand-up Pixie
A stand-up pixie cut is one of the low maintenance hairstyles that you can rock if you are a woman over 50. All you have to do is to cut your hair short and allow the longer bangs to give your face a nice frame at the front. You should also allow the soft bangs to run across your forehead while you apply some styling wax on the shorter layers to make them prominent.
25. Cute Curls
You can rock this hairstyle to look years younger. At first, this hairstyle may appear a little complicated to style, but there’s no need to worry. It’s actually really easy to style. To enhance the fall of the curls, simply tousle your locks with some products. Also, you can make it a lot flattering with some highlights.
26. Gorgeous Textured Bob
The textured layers are a great style if you have short thick hair. With this hairstyle, you don’t have to worry too much about styling or spending so much time styling your locks after waking up. The hairstyle is very easy to style. Its silver hue can help you to achieve a classy look.
27. Light Blonde Bob
This caramel blonde hairstyle has more advantages than your average Bob cut because of its versatility. It can take up various styles. To get the most appealing results, you should leave your bob natural. If you want to give it an extra touch, you should only curl the front part of it.
28. Angled Layers
Angled layers on short hair can give you that edgy look, and bring some freshness to your overall appearance. All you have to do is cut your hair at the back to achieve a textured and chopped style. If you don’t know how to style this hairdo, you should ask your hairstylist for some help.
29. Lilac Pixie
Short hairstyles with lilac highlights are great not just for young women, but also for older women. Regardless of your age, if you feel you should rock any hairstyle you desire, even the bold ones, then by all means do so.
30. Layered Bob with Movement
The layered Bob hairstyle is modern and feminine and can take various styles. It is a perfect choice for you if you have straight and thick hair. All you have to do is to use a big round brush to work a volumizing mousse into the top part of your locks. After which, you should spray the ends of the hair. It keeps hair in position to create the illusion of movement.