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Elegant Short Hairstyles for Women Over 60 That Take Off Years

Short Hairstyles for Women Over 60
You've turned 60 and you want to age gracefully but still look different. Shed all your inhibitions about your appearance, and choose from these gorgeous short hairstyles that you can sport to look graceful, elegant, and trendy.
Puja Lalwani
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2018

There is a general idea that women should portray a specific image and sport a particular type of hairstyle when they have attained a particular age. However, age does not matter when you decide to do something differently. So whether it is to maintain this image expected from you, or to break free from the 'dainty' look you have always sported, here are some wonderful and trendy short hairstyles for your salt-and-pepper hair.

Why Opt for a Short Hairstyle

There are three simple reasons for this.
  • Short hairstyles can be maintained very easily.
  • They don't give away the fact that your hair may have been thinning over time.
  • Contrary to popular belief, these hairstyles can be styled to look different can thus be worn formally and informally.
Trendy Hairstyles for Ladies Over 60
Pixie Cut
pixie cut

Easy to maintain and style, the pixie cut is one of the best hairstyles that women above sixty can sport. Now before you assume that this haircut can be carried off only by younger women, think again. Even at the age of 60 and above, a pixie haircut looks extremely stylish. In fact, it is a great hairstyle that maintains the thickness of your hair and can have you look charming at all times.
Bob Haircut
bob haircut
Bob hairstyles are popular among all age groups and are perfect for senior ladies. Among these, the very short bob is extremely popular. For a formal occasion it can be tousled (and held in place with a good hair spray) to create an interesting hairstyle. Get yourself some bangs to hide away the wrinkles, and you have yourself a classy hairstyle. Whether your hair is straight or wavy, this one is bound to look great on you.
Side-swept Hairstyle
side swept hairstyle
This is a short haircut too, but with a deep parting, which means one portion of the hair is swept on to one side of the face. The basic length of your hair may be as short as the pixie cut, or slightly longer. This is one of the more trendy short hairstyles. For those of you who have fine hair, this hairstyle is a great, low-maintenance choice.
Layered Hairstyle
layered hairstyle
Even if your hair is short you can go for layered hairstyles that are low maintenance. All you need is a little mousse to keep the hair in place and the layers visible, and you are good to go. You can even curl up the layers every once in a while for a different look. This is the beauty of this hairstyle; it allows you to sport several looks though the basic hairstyle is the same.
Old Woman With Gray Hair
Portrait Of Old Woman
Mature Woman
Female making notes

The best hairstyles for older women are the ones they can carry off with elegance, and panache. Choosing from these then, is not something you should be worried about. In fact, give yourself a change with these hairstyles and bring out the best in yourself!

Old Smiling Woman Combing Her Hair
Mature Woman Having Tea
Senior Woman Combing Her Hair
Smiling Mature Woman
Senior Woman
Smiling Senior Woman
Girl Combing Older Woman Hair
Senior Woman With Curlers
Head Of Woman With Curlers In Hair