26 Best Hairstyles for Women Over 50

Find the latest best hair cuts for women over 50! Whether you fancy a short, medium or long look find your perfect fit amongst the gorgeous trendy styles that are also the best hairstyles for women over 50! From curly bobs to tasteful smooth blondes and lively brunettes – we’ve got the right styles for every type of 50+ women!

Soft curly bobs

Hair-fashion trends for 2015 are full of layered styles and bobs of various lengths, making it a lot easier to find the best hairstyles. For women over 50 who do like the easy-style benefits of a short layered haircut, or have fine or thin hair, the curly pixie or wavy bob are definitely two good choices.

Angled bobs – a classic among best hairstyles for women over 50

To freshen up with a modern looking shape, you can have a youthful angled bob that slopes down to just below the chin – or longer – without it looking the least bit ‘too young’ for you!

The shorter bobs, cut into the nape, with some soft curls around the head are an excellent way to get more volume into fine or thin hair.

Or try an ultra-modern stacked-back bob, which uses the ‘stack’ cutting technique to add a nice ‘bump’ of volume at the back. Wear it smoothly styled with bright highlights or curly with harmonising dual-highlights and you’ve got one of the new season’s very best hairstyles for women over 50 (or under 50 for that matter!)

Best hairstyles for women over 50 – shoulder length looks

Jennifer Grey – aged 54 – is famous for her appearances on Dancing with the Stars and her shoulder-length layered cut is an excellent example of one of the best hairstyles for women over 50.

 

Jennifer Grey Wavy Hairstyle for Women Over 50
Jennifer Grey Wavy Hairstyle for Women Over 50 /Getty images

The style has large, defined waves which soften the face and with subtle highlights or a gentle sombré shade lightening the lower lengths, this is a certainly one of the best hairstyles for women over 50 to wear!

Lisa Kudrow knows how to choose the best hairstyles

For women over 50, who have always worn their hair long, blonde and loose, it can be difficult to make the transition to something more flattering as you mature.

However, Lisa’s lightly layered, smooth shoulder length look, with side-parting and a flattering long fringe flicking out at cheekbone level, is a perfect example of how to get it right.

Lisa Kudrow Long Hairstyle for Women Over 50
Lisa Kudrow Long Hairstyle for Women Over 50 /pinterest

Her pale-blonde shade is softened with honey and caramel balayage showing how to continue to be a blonde-bombshell with superlative style and elegance, at 50+!

Colour tip: Although platinum blonde and ash-blonde will be coming into fashion next spring, the best hairstyles for women over 50 should be a warmer, golden blonde to flatter mature complexions.

So if you’re ready to shake up your look into a fresher, livelier image why not browse this gallery of the best hairstyles for women over 50 right now!

 

Jennifer Grey Wavy Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Besides making a comeback on Dancing with the Stars, Jennifer Grey keeps turning heads with her layered brunette tresses. With subtle highlights and soft ringlet curls, this style keeps the star looking polished.This layered medium wavy hair style is perfect for medium and thick hair.

Katie Couric Short Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Katie Couric Short Hairstyle for Women Over 50

This is one of the most popular short haircut for women over 50. Television broadcaster Katie Couric keeps her look on point with a short cropped cut. She adds a soft touch by sprinkling in subtle blond highlights. The side swept bangs looked great on her!

Demi Moore Long Hairstyles for Women Over 50

Demi Moore Long Hairstyles for Women Over 50

Don’t like the short hair? How about this long wavy hair? Demi Moore looked stunning at the Hope for Children Gala with a curled ponytail that she swept to the side to show off her teardrop earrings. This sexy curly ponytail is perfect for oval, round, square face shapes.

Angela Bassett Updo for Women Over 50

Angela Bassett Updo for Women Over 50

Looking for an elegant updo? Here is a great one from Actress Angela Bassett who shows us how to get our groove back with a classic French twist. With added volume at the crown and side-swept bangs, this hairstyle will give any look an elegant touch.

Julianne Moore Long Sleek Red Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Julianne Moore Long Sleek Hairstyle for Women Over 50

If you have ravishing red tresses like actress Julianne Moore, then opt for long flowing curls. With a slight beach wave and a side part, this look will take you from day to night. Anyone who love long sleek hair can try this one, and I love her hair color best!

Helen Hunt Hairstyles: Long Brunette Wavy Hairstyle for Women Over 50
Helen Hunt Long Brunette Wavy Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Helen Hunt’s sun-streaked espresso curls were the perfect Cali-inspired look for a Palm Springs event. This long wavy hair style is perfect for thick hair, great for women with round, oval, square face shapes.

Marcia Cross Long Wavy Hairstyle with Bright Color for Women Over 50

Marcia Cross Long Wavy Hairstyle with Bright Color for Women Over 50

Do you love bright color on your hair? Marcia Cross is anything but desperate. She sticks to a vibrant shade of red to keep her look fresh. To complement her bright hair color, she styles it with loose medium curls.

Jaclyn Smith Layered Medium Curly Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Jaclyn Smith Layered Medium Curly Hairstyle for Women Over 50

A sexy medium wavy curly hair style for thick hair. Since her appearance on the classic TV show Charlie’s Angels, Jaclyn Smith’s feathered hair has become a timeless classic. The actress now opts for soft layered curls in a complementary honey-brown hue. Do you like this style?

Oprah Winfrey Black Curly Hairstyle for Black Women Over 50

Oprah Winfrey Black Curly Hairstyle for Black Women Over 50

Latest popular hair style for black women age over 50 – Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey showed off her radiant loose curls while leaving CBS studios. With full texture and a deep chocolate shade, this style works wonders for the media mogul.  I love this style very much, looked perfect on Oprah!

Ellen Degeneres Layered Short Pixie Cut for Women Over 50

Ellen Degeneres Layered Short Pixie Cut for Women Over 50

Chic pixie cut for women who love short cut! Ellen Degeneres keeps her signature pixie cut looking fresh with an edgy twist. She proves that the razor cuts like this work for women of all ages. If you love this cut, why not have a try this time?

Iman Bun Updo for Black Women Over 50

Iman Bun Updo for Black Women Over 50

Looking for an ageless updo? Here is a great one from Iman! Iman is beyond stunning, and with her ageless beauty, it’s quite possible that she can pull off any hairstyle. Here, the supermodel flaunts an elegant bun that is neatly fastened at the nape of her neck.

Sharon Stone Updo for Women Over 50

Sharon Stone Updo for Women Over 50

If you don’t like the low bun updo from Iman, how about this one from Sharon Stone ?  Actress Sharon Stone highlights her jawline with an elegant French twist. With subtle low-lights and a classic side part, it’s the perfect style for the sexy star. This updo is popular and perfect for any ages.

Helen Mirren Medium Blonde Curly Hairstyle for Women Over 50, 60

Helen Mirren Medium Blonde Curly Hairstlye for Women Over 60

Love wavy curly hair, don’t like too short not long hair? This hairstyle from Helen Mirren is for you! Helen Mirren is an all around classy lady, and the same goes for her medium-length curls. In a soft grey hue, Mirren added a little shape to her cut with blunt bangs.

Raquel Welch Mid Length Hairstyle for Business Women Over 50

Raquel Welch Mid Length Hairstyle for Business Women Over 50

A great shoulder length hair for women over 50 with thick hair! Raquel Welch has made a business out of her lovely tresses, and with looks this radiant, we can see why. The actress sported a layered cut in a chestnut-brown shade, which worked wonders when paired with her complexion.

Madonna Medium Straight Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Madonna Medium Straight Hairstyle for Women Over 50

A casual center parting long sleek hair style for women over 50 from Madonna. We’ve seen Madonna go through a heap of hair transformations during her career. Nowadays, the music icon opts for a simpler look with shoulder-length tresses and a classic center part.

Meryl Streep French Twist Updo for Women Over 50

Meryl Streep French Twist Updo for Women Over 50

Elegant formal updo for women over 50. Meryl Streep is one classy lady. The actress glammed it up for the 2010 Academy Awards with an elegant French twist, complete with side-swept bangs.

Jane Lynch Short Layered Bob Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Jane Lynch Short Layered Bob Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Jane Lynch may keep us in stitches, but her sassy haircut is no laughing matter. She adds slight layers to her bob for a touch of edge.

Jamie Lee Curtis Simple Easy Short Haircut for Women Over 50

Jamie Lee Curtis Simple Easy Short Haircut for Women Over 50

2015 Simple easy short pixie cut for women over 50 – Jamie Lee Curtis, once known as the “scream queen,” is known not only for her roles in the Halloween movies, but also for her signature short ‘do. Her short and spiky hair is easy to manage but is still stylish at the same time. This is one of the most popular short haircut recently.

Ellen Barkin Short Straight Bob Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Ellen Barkin Short Straight Bob Hairstyle for Women Over 50

The bob cut is classic and great for any ages. After appearing in hit films such as The Big Easy and Switch, Ellen Barkin made the jump to the small screen with The New Normal. And she’s still rocking her signature blonde locks! Along with a gorgeous color, this sharp angled bob gives her a youthful vibe. A great short cut for women 2015.

Jodie Foster Simple Short Bob Haircut for Women Over 50

Jodie Foster Simple Short Bob Haircut for Women Over 50

Simple easy short hair style for women over 50 – the center parted bob cut – After her riveting speech at the 2013 Golden Globes, Jodie Foster proved she’s one strong woman. Her angled bob haircut is sleek and sophisticated, just like Foster.

Glenn Close Medium Blonde Wavy Curly Hairstyle for Women Over 50, 60

Glenn Close Medium Blonde Wavy Curly Hairstyle for Women Over 60

Don’t confuse Glenn Close with her 1996 character from 101 Dalmatians. She is no Cruella de Vil! Her hair is soft, wavy and completely beautiful. To avoid going totally white, the star added some playful blonde highlights throughout her shoulder-length chop.

Robin Roberts Short Haircut – latest most popular hair style for Women Over 50

Robin Roberts Short Haircut for Women Over 50

Anchor Robin Roberts stays young and chic with a super short ‘do. A deep chocolate hue complements her glowing skin tone.

Megan Mullally Layered Short Red Haircut with Side Swept Bangs for Women Over 50

Megan Mullally Layered Short Red Haircut with Side Swept Bangs for Women Over 50

This is one of my favorite haircut. This quirky TV star keeps her look modern and fun with a short, choppy cut. To make her ‘do pop, Megan Mullally chose a deep auburn tone.

Diane Sawyer Medium Layered Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Diane Sawyer Medium Layered Hairstyle for Women Over 50

Renowned journalist Diane Sawyer sticks with her bright blonde hue, even after all these years—and boy does it work for her! A medium-length layered cut makes Sawyer look bright and youthful.

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