Hairstyles For Older Women

Hairstyles for older women can help you let go of a hairstyle you may have worn for years. It may seem a little intimidating at first, but the end results are well worth the change. 

Hairstyles For Older Women

The celebrities and models in these pictures are women over 40 or over 50, some even over 60 and show the wide range of styles today's mature women can wear beautifully. Whether you want to wear your hair very short, very long, or somewhere in between you will find inspiration for all.

These articles include easy to follow styling steps, cutting tips, hair care tips, and hairstyle pictures to create each style, yourself at home. For the more formal hairstyles for older women and up dos you may need a professional stylist. 


Hairstyles To:
Reinvent, Makeover, Rejuvenate, And Return

Very Short Styles

Side View Pixie Hairstyle

Pixie Flattering Hairstyles 

Jamie Lee Curtis is known for her classic pixie hairstyle that she has worn for years, her pixie is even more flattering as Jamie has become older. 

Short Pixie Cuts Halle Berry

Short Pixie Cuts

A very short cut for older women is a pixie. Style Halle Berry's short pixie cut, a versatile cut that is easy to style and maintain. Great for busy women on the go. 

Short Styles

Helen Mirren

Over 60 Short Hairstyles 

Helen Mirren is an inspiration for women over sixty, she retains a sophisticated look and looks years younger with this trendy short hairstyle cut with soft wispy layers. 

Medium Styles

Faith Hill

Over 40 Medium Hairstyle

Faith Hill, in a loose casual medium hairstyle for a woman over 40. There is just enough of a wispy bang in this fun and sexy style to draw the eyes away from a few fine lines.

Long Styles

Andie MacDowell Hairstyle

Long Hair Older Women 

Turning 51 the beautiful Andie MacDowell still wears a long wavy hairstyle and looks sensational. See how to style her luscious long waves. 

Debrah Messing Hairstyle

Long Layered Styles 

Featuring Debrah Messing with a long layered hairstyle focusing on deep layers framing the face for a youthful look and style for women who are forty or fifty.

Bob Hairstyles For Older Women

Jeanne Tripplehorn Hairstyle

Layered Bob Haircut 

Style Jeanne Tripplehorn's layered bob, this bob holds enough length that it can be pinned up or back, yet is relaxed enough to be practically wash and wear.

Emma Thompson Hairstyle

Easy Tousled Bob

A younger woman can wear the very sexy messy bobs, but for an older woman, stay with a tousled bob. Try Emma Thompson's tousled bob hairstyle. 

Diane Sawyer Hairstyle

Medium Bob Hair 

A perfect style for the mature or older woman is a modern bob. This article features the stylish Diane Sawyer and her medium length bob hairstyle.

Over 40 Bob

Over Forty Bob Hairstyles

If you want a trendy look try Ellen Barkin's concave bob hairstyle. This concave Bob has been clipped short at the nape and the sides gradually come down onto her cheeks with razored ends for sass and pizzazz.

Buns And Ponytails

Christy Turlington Hairstyle

Sexy Knot Hairstyle 

See how stylish a low knot bun can be as the one worn by Christy Turlington who shows that age has nothing to do with beauty.

Daisy Fuentes Hairstyle

Low Elegant Ponytail 

Done right, a low ponytail can be an elegant style for mature women, Daisy Fuentes does this style so well.

Elegant Formal Hairstyles

Jada Pinkett Smith Hairstyle

Elegant Formal Hairstyles

An elegant hairstyle does not need to be fussy, this simple yet very elegant style is perfect for an older woman. Try this graceful hairstyle worn by Jada Pinkett Smith. 

Face Shape And Hairstyles

Jane Kaczmarek Hairstyle

Hairstyles For Long Faces

A hairstyle for a long facial shape needs to add width and detract from the long length. Try Jane Kaczmarek's smooth bob hairstyle that flatters a long face.

Wavy Hairstyles For Older Women

Iman Wavy Hairstyle

Older Women Make Waves 

How to style sexy finger waves, The beautiful Iman is our featured model for deep waves. See how easy it is to make waves.

Jennifer Aniston Wavy Hair

Jennifer Aniston Wavy Hairstyle

While over 30 is not really an older woman, many women do believe it is! For them, we have included Jennifer Aniston, who at 30 looks pretty darn good with long wavy hair.

The Real Housewives Of New York City

Alex McCord Hairstyle

Flat Iron Styling For Older Women 

Alex McCord over forty shows how great long hair that is flat ironed out straight and smooth can look on an older woman.

Bethenny Frankel Hair Color

Bethenny Frankel Hairstyle 

Dark hair is not always flattering for a woman as she ages, but Bethenny Frankel's lovely olive complexion allows her to enjoy a dark hair color for many years to come.

Jill Zarin Hair

Jill Zarin Hairstyle 

Jill Zarin can look glamorous without appearing to be overdone, Jill's long hair is full of body and wave which gives this mature housewife a young look.

Luann de Lesseps Hairstyle

LuAnn de Lesseps Classy Look 

Countess Luann de Lesseps keeps a classy look to her style, dressing casual or dressing up. A great hair cut is your first step towards LuAnn's look.

Ramona Singer Hair

Ramona Singer Hairstyle

Although we like Ramona's layers her overall look does not reflect this women's vibrant personality.





Author: Tanna Mayer

Updated: November 29 2014



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