Women over 50 who wish to get short haircuts to have multiple options to consider. They range from neck-length bobs to short pixies. All these short haircuts are timeless and chic. Hence, you will have a challenging time figuring out what the best options available to consider are. That’s where we thought of providing a helping hand to you by sharing a list of the best short haircuts for women over 50.
1. Blonde Teeny Weeny Hairstyle on Afro
If you have natural Afro curly hair, you can go ahead with the teeny weeny hairstyle. The coils on your hair would surely look touchably soft.
2. Pixie Cut with Balayage
This is a glamorous haircut available for anyone with short hair. You can get eye-framing looks with the pixie cut.
3. Layered Pixie Cut in Burgundy
Getting layered pixie cut in Burgundy color can help you to get a modern edge to your face. It can surely enhance your jawline.
4. Gray Blending Short Hairstyle
If you have gray hair and if you don’t want to color it up, you may think about going for this hairstyle. It is a low-maintenance hairstyle for anyone.
5. Cool Blonde Layered-Bob
Having blonde hair can be cool. You can enhance the coolness of it with the help of getting a layered bob.
6. Copper Fresh Haircut with Bangs
Anyone who is asking for a flattering style can try out the copper fresh haircut that comes along with bangs.
7. Stunning Beach Waves on Short Hair
Beach waves always look great on short hair. If you want to get an ultra-neat edge, you should go for this.
8. Asymmetrical Short Hair
This glamorous hairstyle would deliver the best results when you cut in dry. This is also an eye-framing hairstyle, regardless of its asymmetrical bob design.
9. Fine Haircut with Bangs
This fine face haircut works well for anyone who wishes to be noticed. You will be able to add movement to your face with the help of it.
10. Blunt Undercut with Tint
You can be unique with a blunt undercut. Things can be taken to the next level with a bit of a tint.
11. Layered Short Blonde with white Tints
You can have more volume at the roots and go for this short hairstyle. It is a classic example of short haircuts for women over 50.
12. Short Flirty Cut
Getting multiple layers on your short hair is surely a great option to make you look flirty. Go ahead with this hair styling idea to fall in love with it.
13. Natural Gray Hair in Bob Cut
Getting gray hair is completely natural after 50. You can simply go for a bob hairstyle and retain your good looks, regardless of the color of your hair.
14. Razor Cut Short Hair
The micro razor cuts that you can find on your hair can bring out a vintage-inspired hairstyle to you. It is exclusively for women who are brave enough to be different.
15. Short and Sassy Hairstyle
Short and sassy hairstyles like the one you can see above are perfect short haircuts for women over 50. You can go for it and you will never be disappointed.
16. Messy Soft Curls in Pixie Cut
If you got messy soft curls on your hair, all you have to do is to get a pixie cut. It would surely help you with your messy curls.
17. Shaved White Short Hair
If you don’t want to worry about hair maintenance, you can cut it short. You can get a look as seen above by fully shaving your white short hair.
18. Textured Buzz Cut
You can frame your eyes with the help of a textured buzz cut. Make sure that you ask the hairstylist to get layers so that you can get a flattering look.
19. Jamie Pressly Buzzed Hair
If you are a big fan of Jamie Pressly, you can think about following hair styling ideas as well. This is one of the greatest short haircuts for women over 50.
20. Cute Sassy Pixie Cut
A sassy pixie cut can help you to make your hair stand out. Just show this picture to your hairstylist, and you can experience all benefits that come with it.
21.Straight Bob Cut
This straight bob will provide you with an extra cool factor. You can get a swept-back style depending on the color of hair you have.
22. Root Colored on a Shave Pixie Cut
This pixie-cut shaved hairstyle can provide an elegant feel to you. One of the best things about this hair styling idea is that there is no need to use heated tools to get it.
23. Shaggy Bob Cut
This shag haircut also called shaggy bob cut can help you to reverse your age. Get some maroon shades to it and you will look perfect.
24. Classy Styled Short Hair
This classy hairstyle can offer a chic appearance to you, which will never go out of fashion. This is a perfect example of a hairstyle that can help you with getting darling looks.
25. Symmetrical Bob Hair in Curls
Instead of going for traditional bob hair, you can have some curls at the ends. These curls would define your good looks.
26. Highlighted Straight Short Hair
Short hair can be boring for some. If you don’t want to have boring hair, all you have to do is to get some highlights on your brown hair.
27. Root Melt Balayage on Funky Cut
You can keep the roots in dark color and get the ends to meet with this funky balayage cut. It is great for anyone with a longer face.
28. Blond Caramel on Round Bob
Getting blonde caramel color on around the bob can help you to explain how tiny touches can make a short hairstyle look perfect for any woman.
29. Layered Round Bob
Layered round bobs can be ultra-flattering for women over 50 as they can open up the face. You can also try some shades as you can see above.
30. Two-toned Short Bob
You can ask your hairdresser to have a unique color like purple on the roots and then help you with keeping natural colors to the ends. Then you can get a perfect two-toned short bob.
31. Short Hair with Stylish Curls
If you have an oval-shaped face, you may try this hairstyle, which offers stylish curls. This can help you with achieving a tousled and swept-back style.
32. Red Hair with Babylights
Red hair can make anyone feel great. You can improve your good looks by getting babylights on your red hair as shown above.
33. Auburn Hair Bob Cut
Auburn hair bob cut is a versatile bob cut to consider. If you feel that it is too boring to go for a traditional bob cut, you may go for this.
34. Stacked and Colored Hairstyles
This hairstyle is all about stacking. You can get sweeping short bangs and lots of tapered layers with the help of this style.
35. Mohawk Inspired with Red Tints
The Mohawk-inspired hairstyle is something that any senior over 50 would consider getting. You can spice up the good looks of your hair with red tints.
36. Gold Ombre Short Hair
Gold ombre is a color that you can get to boost the natural look and feel of your hair. You can also go for the well-defined crop to get a picture-perfect appearance.
37. Clipper Cut with Pink ends
The clipper cut hairstyle will offer lots of choppy and short layers. The pink ends can deliver a funky edge to your hairstyle.
38. Wallnut Creek Short Haircuts
Walnut Creek short haircuts are ideal for women with round or heart-shaped faces. The soft feathery layers you can get to your hair are touchable and you can make yourself feel special with it.
39. Pixie in Red Dye Ends
Pixie haircuts can be boring for some. If this rings bells for you, you just need to get red dye ends to your hair and make it look great.
40. Ombre Pixie Cut
You can leave more weight to the top of your head with this Ombre pixie cut. It looks more decent than a traditional pixie cut.
41. Classic Graduated Bob
Classic graduated bob is something that will never go out of style anytime soon. It can help you with achieving a chic swept-back style as shown above.
42. Graduated Bob in Honey Blond
The flattering and short layers of your hair can help you with creating height at the crown. This can deliver a faux bangs style to you at the end of the day.
43. Classical-Straight with Shaved Nape
After getting a classical straight haircut, you can go for a shaved nape. Then you can make your hair short and great.
44. Short Bob in Two-toned
A short bob would bring out the best looks when it is two-toned. Go for this hairstyle and you will enjoy what it offers.
45. Mushroom Brown Short Hair
Mushroom brown is a color that offers an elegant touch to your short hair. If you are on the finer side, you may go for this hairstyling idea.
46. Ombre Stacked Bob
Almost all types of hair can get ombre stacked bob style. It will help you to create flattering wispy strands as shown above.
47. Mid Modern Pixie
Instead of going full traditional with the pixie cut, you may try out this modern style and remain up to date. You can try it and you will never end up with any disappointment.
48. Retro Mohawk Haircut
The retro mohawk haircut is perfect for any woman who wishes to get a 40s look. Make sure that you tint your hair perfectly well to get the best returns out of it.
49. Sparkly Silver Low Bob Cut
This low-bob-cut hair is perfect because of the sparkly silver color you have on it. If you have silver hair, this is something to try out.
50. Cotton Candy Pixie
This is a statement style that you can get in the form of a pixie haircut. You can create a strong contrast with the help of cotton candy color.
Short Haircuts for Women over 50 FAQs
Can I color my short hair if I am woman over 50?
Coloring hair is not so common among women over 50. However, coloring hair is completely a personal choice that you have. If you feel that your hair looks boring, you can go ahead with coloring. However, you should make sure that you are selecting an appropriate color at all times.
What is the most popular short hairstyle among women in their 50s?
The pixie cut is the most popular short hairstyle among women in their 50s. Regardless of the type of hair you have and the shape of your face, you may think about going ahead with the pixie haircut. It will provide a youthful and playful appearance to you. You can feel good with aging because of the pixie haircut. We shared some pixie haircut ideas above in this article to help you with inspiration.
What are the other things to be mindful about getting a short haircut?
We encourage you to focus more on slicked-back hairstyles. These hairstyles would take away hair from the face. As a result, you will be able to open up your face. On top of that, you should steer clear of a shag as well. Instead, you should stick to clean and elegant-looking short hair. You may also incorporate neat and light bangs so that you can disguise your forehead wrinkles effectively.
Thelma Ewart started painting and drawing as a hobby when she was young. She pursued arts which eventually lead her to the fashion industry. She is now a hairstyle artist that considers all of her projects as a work of art. Pursuing creativity is what drives her to become the best in what she does.