Looking for the perfect way to maintain your youthful glow after 50? Look no further than your hairstyle! From pixie cuts to past-the-shoulder dos, there are plenty of youthful hairstyles over 50 to choose from. With a little experimentation, you can find the perfect look to let your personality shine and feel confident and beautiful at any age.
To help inspire you, we put together a photo list of 26 youthful hairstyles for women over 50. There's certainly a hairstyle that fits your vision. Without further ado, let's check them out!
1. Pixie Cuts
Pixie cuts are super low maintenance and easy to style. If you're a woman that's constantly on the go, a pixie cut may be just the style for you.
For even more pixie cut inspiration, check out these 97 Pixie Haircut Ideas [Mega Picture List- 2020 Edition].
2. Curly Bob
A curly bob hairstyle looks carefree and simple in the best way possible. It only takes running your fingers through it to keep it tamed. Let your roots grow out and embrace your hair color.
3. Past-The-Shoulder Length
Let your blonde trusses fall just past your shoulders. Whether you have thick or thin hair, this length looks youthful. Create a middle part so your hair falls evenly on each side.
4. Shoulder Length
Maintain your hair at a moderate shoulder length with side-swept bangs. Side-swept bangs can help soften and highlight your facial features.
5. Side Part
Part your hair slightly to the side and let it fall naturally. Create a few small waves in your hair to give it more volume and definition. Your hair will look carefree yet gorgeous.
6. Curly Shoulder Length
Love your curly hair throughout the different stages of life. For women over 50, a shoulder-length curly hairstyle looks perfect.
7. Embrace The Gray
There's no better time than now to embrace your gray hair. Gray hair doesn't mean you stop caring about your hair either. Put big curls into your hair and let it reach past your shoulders.
8. Shaggy Layers
Shaggy layers create even more dimension in your hairstyle. If you have fine hair, this hairstyle helps bring the illusion of volume to it.
9. Medium Length
A medium-length hairdo is ideal as you transition from a pixie cut to longer hair or vice versa. Add some layers, highlights, and side bangs for the ultimate youthful look.
10. Tousled Bob
Tousle that bob hairdo of yours to add some volume and spunk. Eye-skimming bangs are fringey and playful looking, creating a totally youthful look.
11. Face-Framing Look
Frame your face effortlessly with a medium-length cut and layered bangs. Layered bangs can also help hide wrinkles and fine lines.
12. Sleek Bob
A sleek bob like this one is easy to achieve but has a high reward. With long bangs that frame your face, you'll look like a total boss babe. Consider dying your long bangs a lighter gray than the rest of your hair.
13. Above-The-Shoulder Length
Cut your trusses just above the shoulder and take advantage of side bangs. If you have thin hair and don't want layers, then this is the right length for you. Side bangs help add volume.
14. Pixie Variation
This hairstyle is a unique variation of the classic pixie cut. While most of the hair is kept short, long, voluminous bangs add just the right amount of lift.
15. Long Layers
Create long layers in your medium-length cut to add more shape to your hairstyle and frame your face.
16. Curtain Bangs
Have you ever heard of curtain bangs? Well, now you have. This style of bangs slightly parts in the middle before lightly feathering out to each side. This style calls attention to your facial features.
17. Long Side Bangs
Long side bangs are the perfect companion for mid-length hairdos. These face-framing bangs look great whether your hair is down or pulled up.
18. Curly Hairdo
Let your curls fall just past your shoulders. Side-swept bangs with minimal styling keep your look low-key yet eye-catching.
19. Voluminous Straight Hair
Create volume in your mid-length straight hair with the addition of long layers. Wispy bangs accentuate your luscious locks and maintain a youthful look.
20. Gray Pixie
Keep long bangs with your pixie cut to look even more youthful. The feathery side bangs look playful.
21. Long Locks
Just because you're over 50 doesn't mean you have to cut your long locks. Curl your hair with gently tumbling curls.
22. Long Lob
A long, straight lob accentuates your finest features while the straight-across bangs frame your face.
23. Long Braid
A long braid gives your look a youthful upgrade. The braid keeps your hair out of your face and looks marvelous.
24. Statement Pixie
If you feel a little wild, then this is the hairdo for you. The hair is kept short on the sides then the longer hair on top is styled with volume.
25. Chunky Bangs
Let bangs take center stage in your hairstyle. These chunky bangs are thick and sweep gracefully to the side of your face.
26. Shoulder-Length Waves
Put waves into your gray shoulder-length hair to add valuable volume to your hairdo. The style looks carefree and glamorous at the same time.
There are many youthful hairstyles for women over 50, so have fun as you discover the best look for yourself! Before you go, be sure to check out these other style guides that may be of interest:
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