When your locks become silver and you reach a certain maturity, it’s time to consider what kind of hairstyle you want to choose to fit your new age and your experienced personality. So, in order to help you out, we have gathered 50+ pretty and timeless hairstyles for women over 60 that are suitable for every occasion, type of hair, and face shape.
Short hairstyles for women over 60
Side-Parted Wavy Bob Haircut
Bobs are definitely some of the best hairstyles for women over 60, regardless of how they’re done. In this case, we have a wavy side-parted bob which is pretty, wearable, and easy to obtain, especially if your hair is already naturally wavy.
Sleek Side-Parted Pixie Cut
Pixies are among the most popular hairstyles for women over 60 and this is mostly because of the low-maintenance that they require. Apart from that, pixies are versatile, can be worn on multiple occasions, and are certainly trendy at any age, not just for mature women.
Sleek Middle-Parted Bob Haircut
In case you have straight hair, a middle-parted bob haircut is perfect for you, especially if you don’t want a hairstyle that’s too short nor too long. You can also use a flat iron for extra slickness if you want.
Layered & Messy Pixie Cut
In case your hair is a bit frizzy and untamed, go for a messy pixie cut that will flatter your type of hair as well as your age. You can ask your hairdresser for some layers in order to take full advantage of your mane.
Extra Short Pixie Cut with Nape Undercut
Undercuts are not just for the young and bold. They look very nice and cool on mature women too, especially when paired with pixie cuts. This short one is low-maintenance, pretty, and versatile. You just need to find the courage to adopt it.
Side-Parted Curly Bob Haircut
A curly bob can be easily obtained with some rollers or a curling wand. Side part your hairstyle and use some hairspray to hold those pretty ringlets in place for longer. We don’t need to mention that any hair color will look good and that you can definitely dye your hair if you feel like it.
Messy Razor Cut
This messy razor cut is for those of you who are bold and edgy, even when you’re over 60. A short hairstyle that will certainly draw looks everywhere you go thanks to its rebel vibe and your strong personality. Use texturizing hairspray for that extra something.
Wavy Boyish Pixie Cut
This is a classic and wearable short hairstyle that you see most women over 60 wear. There is absolutely nothing wrong with going the safe route, especially if you make this hairstyle your own with your personality. If your hair is wavy or curly then even better.
Sleek French Twist
This sleek French twist, done with relatively short hair, can help you adapt your hairstyle for various occasions or if you are bored with it. Just twist your hair towads the back of your head and secure it in place with some bobby pins. Use some hairspray for extra holdness.
Short Haircut with Loose Curls
This short haircut makes great use of your natural curls. However, if you are not naturaly curly, then you can easily achieve these ringlets with some rollers or a curling iron. The key is to create loose curls which you need to run your fingers through afterwards. Hairspray and voila! A pretty and easy to do hairstyle.
Sleek Bob Haircut with Blunt Bangs
Remember how we said that bob haircuts are perfect, wearable, and adaptable? Well, in case you have straght hair, you can always go for a sleek bob with blunt bangs to frame your face beautifully and to keep you one step ahead of trends.
Bowl Cut-Like Hair with Side-Swept Layers
Bowl cuts work incredibly well for mature women, especially if they are adapted to their face shapes and hair types. In this case, the nape are is very short while the top is voluminous and layered. The layers are side-swept for a trendy vibe that you will definitely adore.
Textured Bob Haircut with Blunt Bangs
This bob haircut is very textured, has rather long blunt bangs and covers the ears too. It’s quite different but amazing and unique at the same time. To enhance the texture, use texturizing hairspray every one in a while and run your fingers through it.
Layered & Messy Bowl-Like Hair with Blunt Bangs
Another bowl-like cut which looks incredible on mature women, especially when styled in a modern and cool fashion. This one is layered, messy, and has some mysterious blunt bangs which can totally change your appearance.
Curly Pixie Cut with Bangs
For beautiful curly-haired ladies, we have this curly pixie cut which comes with bangs that are equally bouncy and pretty. The sides are also a bit long and create a certain frame to your face which can definitely flatter you. Definitely a classy hairstyle to try out.
Layered Pixie Cut with Side & Nape Undercut & Bangs
This pixie cut is heavily layered, has side and nape undercuts for that extra edge, and also has mysterious blunt bangs. It’s the perfect combo for those ladies who want to escape the routine and also express their personality througg ther hairstyle.
Wavy Pixie Cut with Nape and Side Undercut
For ladies with beautiful wavy hair, this pixie cut is exactly what you need, especially if you want to get a nice and short hairstyle that’s still feminine and pretty. The nape and side undercuts are edgy but the rest of it is truly elegant.
Curly Bob Haircut with Bangs
Another slightly curly bob haircut but this one also has some nice bangs in case you want to either cover a bit of your forehead or simply get that mysterious aura. If your hair is not curly you know the drill: just use some rollers or a curling wand.
Sleek Lob Haircut with Blunt Bangs
This sleek bob is a bit longer, hence the name lob, and it has those cool blunt bangs to offer some mystery to your entire look. It’s a very pretty natural frame for your face and highlights your best features nicely.
Wavy Updo with Blunt Bangs
This updo looks incredibly well with wavy hair because it has that elegance that is both wearable and special. The blunt bangs complete the whole look nicely. To obtain the updo, just gather your hair behind your head with your fingers and use bobby pins. Make sure to make it a bit messy and laidback.
Pompadour-Like Hair with Nape and Side Undercut
The pompadour might not seem like the obvious choice for a women over 60 but here is the proof that it can look amazing. If you are a bit edgy, you can try it, especially if you already have a pixie cut. Use hairspray to make the hair stand up and get nape and side undercuts for extra edginess.
Extra Short & Curly Haircut
For beautiful curly-haired ladies, we have this amazing hairstyle that is wearable, versatile, and very cool indeed. Just allow your natural curls to bounce and maybe use some hair mousse to define them. It will look spectacular, especially if you are also wearing glasses.
Glam Side-Swept Bob Haircut
For those of you who feel a little more like adopting a glam hairstyle, this one is for you. This side-swept bob haircut is elegant, high class, and very low maintenance. It looks brilliant when paired with glasses or even sunglasses, as well as with bold accessories.
Androgynous Slicked Back Short Haircut
For a more androgynous vibe, you can always turn your short haircut into something a bit more special. Slick it back using hair gel and enjoy a special look that not many women over 60 would try. It looks spectacular and very modern indeed.
Updo with Messy Bun and Side Braid
This is a simple updo that requires you to create a simple side braid which you then need to bring towards your nape are into a messy bun. Secure it all in place with bobby pins and enjoy your laid back and easy updo.
Slicked Back Pixie Cut
Another slicked back look, this time with a pixie cut. As you can see, it is a very elegant and put together hairstyle that can be both dressed up and down. Use either hair gel or hairspray to obtain that look and pair it with bold accessories and a natural makeup.
Curly Side-Parted Bob Haircut
For naturally curly-haired ladies over 60, this side-parted bob haircut is definitely one to consider. You only need some hair mousse for extra definition for your ringlets and that’s all. A wearable, cool, and trendy hairstyle to match your personality.
Voluminous Side-Parted Bob Haircut
If you have lots of volume in your hair, there is a hairstyle that can help you put it to good use. This side-parted bob plays on the natural volume of your hair in a beautiful way. You can even blow dry it with a round brush to obtain some large waves.
Textured Pixie Cut with Bangs and Pink Highlights
Pixies are, as we have already mentioned, the way to go if you are over 60 and have a desire to cut your hair. It’s a modern and wearable option and, in this case, it can be personalized with some colored highlights to match your personality.
Medium-Length hairstyles for women over 60
Wavy Medium Haircut with Blunt Bangs
When it comes to medium-length hair, you should know that women over 60 have a plethora of options to choose from. Like this wavy haircut with blunt bangs which looks youthful and elegant at the same time. Obtain the waves with a curling iron and run your fingers through them to loosen them.
Messy Medium Haircut with Bangs and Headpiece
Again, this messy medium haircut makes use of a set of side bangs which can look extremely cool and bohemian with a headpiece. This is a hairstyle for those of you who are nostalgic and want an elegant and low-maintenance cut.
Side-Parted Layered Medium Haircut
This medium haircut is layered which makes it youthful and fresh, especially if you also use a bit of hairspray. The side-part is flattering for the face and features. Moreover, this style works well with any hair color and with glasses too.
Side-Swept Curly Medium Haircut
For those of you with naturally-curly hair, this medium cut is worth taking into consideration. It’s easy to maintain, wearable, and, most importantly, looks good at all times. Use hair mousse for extra definition.
Two-Color Medium Haircut with Wispy Ends
If you are bold enough you can always go for a two-color medium haircut to express yourself. Regardless of the combination you choose, the wispy ends should stick because they make the whole hairstyle even cooler.
Medium Wavy Haircut with Side Bangs
If you prefer wavy hair (or you have naturally wavy hair), this medium cut with side bangs is for you. Use a curling wand to achieve the loose waves and use hairspray to keep them in place for more hours.
Medium Tousled Haircut with Blunt Bangs
This tousled medium haircut is definitely the right choice for the ladies who wish for an elegant yet not very sophisticated hairstyle. The blunt bangs make it fresh while the tousled waves bring some of that classic vibe to the whole haircut.
Sleek Side-Parted Medium Haircut
If you have straight hair, then a sleek side-parted medium haircut might be the right choice. It requires almost no maintenance whatsoever, it’s wearable, looks nice and youthful, and it might even become your new favorite hairstyle.
Feathered Medium Haircut with Long Side Bangs
The feathered look on this hairstyle can reverse the hands of time, at least in theory. The idea is that this look is timeless, youthful, bold, and can be altered according to your needs and preferences. The long side bangs also add a layer of mystery.
Sleek Medium Haircut with Blunt Bangs
This sleek medium style is one of the best haircuts and hairstyles for women over 60 simply because it’s so easy to maintain and wear. The bangs are there for extra mystery and they might even look better if your hair is naturally thick and straight.
Medium Layered Haircut for Thin Hair
In case of thin hair, this medium layered haircut can do wonders. It’s simple, the layers help you with extra volume (hairspray might do that too) and the bangs are not that harsh and obvious. They are there for a touch of elegance and youthfulness.
Long hairstyles for women over 60
Long Wavy Side-Swept Hairstyle
For long-haired beauties over 60, this simple yet gorgeous wavy side-swept hairstyle can do wonders. Just use a curling wand to create the loose waves or let your hair fall naturally if you already have the waves. Either way, you can also add some highlights to express your personality.
Long Sleek Hairstyle with Blunt Bangs
If your hair is straight, this sleek hairstyle with blunt bangs could work amazingly well. Use a flat iron to keep everything where you want it to be, especially the bangs. This is a hairstyle that also looks gorgeous if you normally wear glasses.
Long Side-Swept Curly Hairstyle
For those who are fortunate enough to have naturally curly hair, this long side-swept hairstyle is worth considering. You can use some hair mousse to define those ringlets better or simply leave them as they are, natural and bouncy.
Long Side-Swept Haircut with Loose Curls
The loose curls on this long side-swept hairstyle can be your natural ones or obtained with some large rollers or a curling wand. The trick is to make the hair appear as natural as possible. Use texturizing hairspray to get that effect.
Voluminous & Wavy Side-Swept Haircut
If you love volume then these hairstyles for women over 60 is definitely for you. Obtain the waves with a curling iron or rollers, create the side part, and then run your fingers through the hair and use some hairspray for that extra volume. Of course, it helps if you already have thick hair.
Middle-Parted Long Haircut with Loose Waves
If you have thin hair you can still create some beautiful loose waves to work with. Create a middle-part and use hairspray for extra hold because, as already mentioned, you want the waves to stay in place for a few hours, at least.
Slicked Back Messy Long Haircut
If you love the slicked back look, you will be happy to know that you can still do it if you have long hair. You can use hair gel or hairspray to keep the hair in place while the rest of the hairstyle is kept messy and laidback.
Long Haircut with Curly Ends and Curtain Bangs
In case of straight hair, this long hairstyle with curly ends and curtain bangs is for you. The ends can be curled with a curling wand while the rest of the hair remains natural and straight. The bangs provide some extra mystery and youthfulness.
Voluminous & Vintage Long Haircut
This one is all about having the right attitude, being positive, and making a vintage look feel like a fresh one. Volume is the key word for this look, and you can obtain it by backcombing your hair and using lots of hairspray.
Sleek Middle-Parted Long Haircut
Finally, this is a basic long haircut that looks good at all times, can be worn on any occasion, and is always youthful and trendy. Use a flat iron to obtain that slickness and create the middle part that will frame your face beautifully.
To sum it all up, it’s worth noting that all of the aforementioned hairstyles are wearable and beautiful and that you can make your choice according to your preferences and needs. We really hope that we have helped you decide on some of the best hairstyles for women over 60 and that regardless of your choice, you will wear your hairstyle proudly and with attitude. That’s the spirit, especially when age is just a number.