We’re very familiar with what people search online (that’s part of our business) and it’s amazing how many people, especially women, seek out hairstyles and cut ideas for women over fifty years of age.
Enjoy the gallery below.
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All Styles and Cuts
If you want to see all styles and cuts for women over 50, check out the main photo gallery:
Popular colors, styles and hair types for women over 50
Of course, just like at any age, there are many, many cuts and styles that work. However, some are more popular than others. Here are a few main characteristics.
Celebrity Women Over Fifty
Here’s access to our photos featuring female celebrities over fifty years of age.
Older women typically go with a shorter cut. From just above the ear (pixie) to shoulder length (bob) and everything in between. The fact is women’s hair becomes finer with age which makes longer hair not as feasible.
Many older women these days go for medium-length hair (shoulder length) in a variety of styles and colors. We have an extensive gallery featuring this length. Access it below.
While long hair isn’t as common as short or medium-length hair for women over fifty, some women pull it off quite well. Here’s access to our full gallery featuring long hair.
If you don’t wish to go as short as a pixie cut but still want the texture and body offered with layers, a very popular option is a bob with layers. It’s a classic look that works great.
Layers are a popular styling feature as well because it adds texture and gives impression of fuller hair.
Not as popular as a bob cut, pixie cuts are popular among older woman because it’s a short haircut by style. Here’s our pixie cut gallery.
If you have longer hair, you can have fun with many upstyles. Here’s our upstyles gallery (click the photo of button under photo).
Highlights are popular for young and older women. Today’s techniques manage to give a very natural look… subtle coloring which for some women gives them a younger appearance. More importantly, some women feel better with highlights. Here’s our gallery:
These days with such natural-looking dyes and highlights, many women opt to add some color to conceal gray hair. While gray hair can look terrific, some women simply prefer to not go there. Below you can check out photo galleries of popular hair colors for women over 50.
Thanks to hair coloring, sporting blonde hair into your fifties and beyond is totally doable. Here’s our blonde hair gallery.
Many older women with brunette hair in younger years go gray, but some manage to maintain a brunette color into later years. Here’s a great gallery showcasing older brunettes.
This isn’t common unless colored. However, the look can be striking. Check out our red hair styles for older women.
While the ombre style is more popular with younger women, some older women opt to give it a try. Check out our gallery:
Salt and pepper
Part gray and part white makes up the iconic salt and pepper hair color. Despite the popularity of coloring hair, many women opt to go au natural and sport the salt and pepper look. Here’s the gallery.
I think white can be a very elegant look on women and men. We have a great gallery showcasing white hair in a variety of styles, lengths and cuts.
Here’s our wavy hair gallery.
Here’s our curly hair gallery.
Here’s our straight hairstyles for women over fifty years of age. Click photo or button beneath to see entire photo gallery.
Women Over 50 with Glasses
I’m not surprised that hairstyles with glasses for women over 50 is so popular. Glasses can make a big impact and it’s good to see how certain cuts look with different types of glasses. Click the button below to see our dedicated gallery featuring hairstyles for women over 50 wearing glasses.