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Short Haircuts And Short Hairstyles For Older Women

Short haircuts and short hairstyles for older women do not have to mean drab and boring. We all know that age is just a number, and that you are only as old as you feel.

Over 50 Hairstyles

Hairstyles For Women Over Fifty

These are meant to be your golden years; you have reached a point where you finally have some well-deserved time for yourself. Older women want to maintain a put together look without having to spend a lot of time working with their hair.

Short haircuts and short hairstyles for older women allow you the freedom to spend time doing the things you want to do, while still looking amazing. Older, certainly does not have to mean old! Many older women still have the desire to look youthful and have fun with their hairstyles. There are wide ranges of short haircuts that allow you to achieve those results.

Cloris Leachman is well known for her many years in television and movies. At 80 years old, she sports a hip and trendy short haircut. If this same short haircut appeals to you, a visit to your hairdresser and limited time in front of the mirror make it very possible.

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When visiting your salon, ask your stylist to cut your hair to a length of about 2-3 inches all over.

Texturizing can be added if you desire the 'messy' look. Styling this trendy short haircut is very simple.

Use your fingers to apply gel to towel dried hair While blow-drying, use your fingers to direct your hair where you want it to go

Mist with hairspray for a lasting hold. You can see by these pictures of Cloris Leachman how one short haircut can be styled in a number of ways.

Some older women however, prefer a more casual or classic look for their hairstyle. Not a problem in the least, there are stunning short haircuts out there to suit those needs as well. Barbara Walters is one more prime example of an older woman with grace and class. Through the years, her short haircuts have always been a direct reflection of that.

Barbara's short haircut can be emulated and maintained with just a few simple steps. When you make your visit to the hair salon, request that your stylist cut your hair into contoured layers through the crown. The sides should be cut so that they are allowed to gently frame your face.

Easy To Style

Styling this fabulous short haircut at home is almost effortless and no time at all.

  • Mist towel dried hair with spray gel
  • Blow hair dry to add volume
  • Curl hair away from face on the sides with hot rollers or a curling iron Using a comb, tease hair at the crown for extra volume if desired
  • Lightly spray hairspray for hold

Age should not cause you to limit yourself to a certain hairstyle. Feel free to go with a short haircut that lets your personality shine through. There is no need for your hairstyle to "grow old gracefully," unless of course you want it to!
Enjoy, Short Haircuts And Short Hairstyles for Older Women

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Updated December 12, 2011


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