28 Youthful Short Haircuts and Hairstyles for Women Over 50

Grey hairs are a common problem for many women over 50, they like to maintain a lighter color that looks coordinated, such as blonde or caramel tones. But dark tones like burgundy, auburn and dark chocolate are also popular. Highlights for women over 50 normally use 1-2 tones lighter than basic color, you’d better avoid drastic color shifts, the thought sounds elegant and modern.

Choosing the right hairstyle can make a 50-years-old woman become 10, or even 15 years younger. It is time to huge your natural beauty and finds a timeless, elegant hairstyle, or you can try some new things. Many hairdressers recommend you cut your hair short, it can show your face clearly and reduce the number of problems that hair damage can cause for women. Pixie, bob, colors, you can have a variety of options for your next short haircut in 2021.

There are so many different short hairstyles and cuts to keep women looking fresh and fashionable well beyond their 50s, we collect 50 youthful short hairstyles for women over 50 below, hope you’ll find some inspiration and get new energy from it!

1. Icy Cold Style

Short Icy Hair
Credit: @anntaylor_louisville

She is so classy, perfect look for this icy cold day.

2. Short Blonde Curly Haircut

Short Blonde Curly Haircut
Credit: @nevertoolatetoughchicks

Here’s to a better day beautiful, a hot brew on her to work is a bit of a ritual.

3. Very Short and Clean Style

Very Short and Clean Style
Credit: @amandaramsaymakeup

No filter. No special trick sh*it … just quality makeup that nurtures and nourishes your skin while you’re wearing it, applied to enhance and flatter mature skin.

4. Short Big Side Parting

Short Big Side Parting
Credit: @danicacimbora

You can choose courage or you can choose comfort, but you cannot have both.

5. Undercut Pixie Over 50

Undercut Pixie Over 50
Credit: @pennysahertian

There is no such thing as too many pairs of sunglasses.

6. Mature Short Hairstyle

Mature Short Hairstyle
Credit: @perfectly_imperfect_wendy

What I’ve learned this year is that you never know who needs to see your message and who you may be uplifting while uplifting yourself. So many ways to dance in 2021… Let’s rock!

7. Grey High Styles

Grey High Styles
Credit: @deborah__darling

A perfect style that has some high lengths with the sides shaved.

8. Short Silver Hair

Short Silver Hair
Credit: @over50__style

The voice of beauty speaks softly; it creeps only into the most fully awakened souls.

9. Classic Short Pixie

Classic Short Pixie
Credit: @over50__style

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.

10. Wavy Bob Hairstyles

Wavy Bob Hairstyles
Credit: @susanseekingstyle

Love the hairstyle and this cardi combo! She looks just gorgeous.

11. Wavy Bob with Bayalage Highlights

Wavy Bob with Bayalage Highlights1
Credit: @stylealiveafter55
Wavy Bob with Bayalage Highlights2
Credit: @stylealiveafter55

Go slightly darker and add a bit of depth as well, absolutely loving these low lights!
-The base color is L’Oréal – Iona ammonia free color.
-Bayalage highlights.
-Lowlight panels in meshes for a 90’s inspired look.
-Smartbond added to keep the hairfibre intact.

12. Short Side Parted Hair

Short Side Parted Hair
Credit: @juliakajtazi

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” ~ Hermann Hesse

13. Grey Hair Ombre

Grey Hair Ombre
Credit: @maria.manetas

Some grey peeking through. Looks fantastic!! Just lovely.

14. Short Blonde Bob

Short Blonde Bob
Credit: @mrsbanks60

Her lashes look amazing, the silky bob hairstyle suits her and everything goes together perfectly.

15. Short Grey Over 50 Hair

Short Grey Over 50 Hair
Credit: @not_a_silver_50s_model

She is so beautiful, such a pretty necklace.

16. Short Silver Hair Ombre

Short Silver Hair Ombre
Credit: @sweet.simple.something

A warm smile (that she could not see) poured across her face. “That’s the beauty of it. We now get to choose.”No longer chained to the dye. We can travel for extended periods without packing a root cover-up. We can choose to get highlights or lowlights or gloss or tone our hair. It can be as temporary or as permanent as we choose.

17. Short Natural Hair

Short Natural Hair
Credit: @amandagoesgrey

Looking forward to this year! Are you not focusing on things that are meaningless? You need to have to really make this a die daily effort because it’s so easy to get caught up in this mess of a world!

18. Naturally Grey Hair

Naturally Grey Hair
Credit: @thesilverlining_1970

I love her sense of humor and elegance! I’ve been thinking all along that she looks stunning and very beautiful and that her natural color just looks so right and lovely.

19. Short Curly Gray Hair

Short Curly Gray Hair
Credit: @kirstywentsilver

Love her bangs! Super cute! You’re making me have bang fever!

20. Short Silver Ombre

Short Silver Ombre
Credit: @thesilvertitaniumlife

We don’t always have to go for the quick fix. My silver will be grown out later this year and it has been nice to take the time to enjoy and embrace the process.

21. Short Baby Blonde Hair

Short Baby Blonde Hair
Credit: @michellemspieler

This color is also sublime! It’s the most beautiful baby blonde and it blends her gray not covers her gray!

22. Black Choppy Bob

Black Choppy Bob1
Black Choppy Bob2
Credit: @somekindof50

Gorgeous and incredibly bob style, black is also a great way to show off your femininity.

23. Silver Hair for Women Over 50

Silver Hair for Women Over 50
Credit: @gingerdibernardo

Stylish silver hair, with some light pink highlights that make you special.

24. Short Side Parted Hair

Short Side Parted Hair 1
Credit: @westenbergastrid

She looks definitely stunning, love her animal print mask.

25. Brown Little Waves

Brown Little Waves
Credit: @elycollado62

Yesterday was a story, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift from God enjoy it.

26. Short Retro Wavy Hairstyle

Short Retro Wavy Hairstyle1
Credit: @goldenagemodels

Short Retro Wavy Hairstyle2
Amazing, gloss, chic, magic, very cool.

27. Silver Over 50 Style

Silver Over 50 Style
Credit: @queeninsilver

Her silver hair looked so natural and attractive with her red lips.

28. Short Pixie Bob

Short Pixie Bob
Credit: @prettyoverfifty

Bob is very suitable for women over 50, you don’t need much hair care and timeless in the morning.