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The Most Fashionable Short Haircuts for Women Over 60 in 2024
The Most Fashionable Short Haircuts for Women Over 60 in 2024

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Key takeaways:

  • Short haircuts for women over 60 are modern, fun, and low-maintenance.

  • A variety of styles like the Shaggy Bob, Short Angled Bob, and Fine Hair Pixie Cut, among others, cater to different hair types and style preferences.

  • Color techniques can enhance these haircuts' depth and dimension.

  • High-quality silk pillowcases from Blissy help preserve these hairstyles and maintain hair health.


Age is just a number, and these beautiful short haircuts for women over 60 seriously validate that.

Styling short hair is fun and less time-consuming. Plus, you'll look just as stunning. There's simply no losing with short hair.

So, are you ready to refresh your look? Check out the following 21 short hairstyles for some fabulous hair inspiration!

1) Shaggy Bob Hairstyle With Bangs

Older women are as fashionable and gorgeous as ever—and their haircuts should reflect that. Modern, short hairstyles for women are bold, chic, and flattering. Make the cut and step into a new era of confidence!

This short tousled bob paired with soft, shaggy bangs will update your look. The fun, choppy layers will add volume, bounce, and energy to both the style and your vibe!

It's the perfect short haircut for naturally wavy hair. Include blonde highlights or warm lowlights to add extra depth.

2) Short Angled Bob With Face-Framing Layers

Wear your hair in this short angled bob for a sophisticated and refined look. If you have naturally curly hair, you'll adore this short haircut. It adds just the right amount of volume at the crown.

If you have straight hair, you can wear it, too. Create loose curls in your hair by styling with a 0.5" curling iron and gently brushing out the ringlets.

3) Stylish Blunt Cut Bob

This fresh, youthful bob haircut is perfect for those with wavy or curly hair. It's an edgy cut that hits right above the jawline, emphasizing the cheekbones (and your cute dimples).

If worn with textured hair, you'll have plenty of enviable volume to showcase!

To help protect your curls or waves, prevent breakage, and end frizz, swap your pillowcase out for a luxurious Blissy Silk Pillowcase.

4) Fine Hair Pixie Cut

Whether you prefer a natural gray hair color or a bold, colorful hue, this short pixie cut will wear it well!

It's a versatile, short hairstyle that complements many styles and hair types. It's especially flattering for those with fine hair or thin hair. You'll gain volume with the slightly longer, tousled layers at the top.

5) Textured and Feminine Fade

Embrace your natural hair texture with this smooth fade haircut. The shape is similar to a flattop hairstyle but with softer blending and more texture at the top.

To maintain this short hairstyle, better preserve your natural curls, and say goodbye to bedhead—sleep on a Blissy Silk Pillowcase! If you want to up your hair game even more, incorporate a mulberry silk Blissy Bonnet into your hair care routine.

6) Sophisticated and Beautiful Lob

Emanate confidence with an elegant lob—like Helen Mirren! Mirren is in her late 70s, and she looks as stunning as ever. The long, side-swept bangs will highlight your eyes perfectly.

To style it like Mirren, curl your hair under with a large curling iron (1" to 1.5").

7) Edgy Pixie Haircut

Don't be afraid to keep your hair short! Not quite a buzzcut, this short pixie will draw attention to your beautiful facial features. Style it easily each day with little maintenance.

Plus, this bold, short hairstyle is trendy. You'll exude confidence while being a beacon of current fashion trends.

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8) Short Pixie Bob With Thin Bangs

This stylish, neck-length cut is the perfect combo between a pixie haircut and a classic bob. It's suitable for straight or wavy hair and thinning hair.

The wispy bangs blend seamlessly into soft, light layers. These well-placed layers allow the style to look lovely blown out with a round brush or smoothed down.

9) Elegant Layered Bob for Thin Hair

The long layers in this refined bob are what make it one of the most popular short haircuts for women over 60. It's very flattering for thin or fine hair.

The smooth, lengthy layers blend to create a sophisticated appeal while adding dimension. You'll look effortlessly stunning.

10) Classy Long Bob Hairstyle

This long bob is such a gorgeous haircut for mature women. The longer side swept bangs and flowy layers make it a chic style that's both professional and glamorous.

If you have fine straight hair, try using a curling iron or round brush to curl the ends away from your face.

The slightly longer length of this cut calls for a lil' extra protection. Fall asleep on a Blissy Silk Pillowcase every night to help keep your hair strands soft and glossy!

11) Fun, Feathered Pixie Cut

Rock your natural grey hair with a short feathered hairstyle! The short sides and tousled top work versatilely with all hair types, making it one of the most popular short haircuts for women over 60.

12) French Bob for Thick Hair

The French bob is a classic romantic style that will never go out of fashion. This short bob features fringed, short bangs with a bold look. The cut hits at the nape of the neck, with some slightly longer face-framing layers.

Pair this short bob haircut with dark brunette hair (and red lipstick) for a timeless aesthetic.

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13) Pretty Pixie Cut

This short pixie haircut is a lovely way to show off your natural beauty! Whether you want to rock your gray hair or a different hair color, this style will look fabulous with fine hair too.

If you have natural hair texture, this pixie cut will make maintaining your curls easier. Better still, you won't have to sacrifice looking glamorous and refined.

14) Side-Part Bob for Wavy Hair

Wear this wavy bob if you're looking for a casual style with a cute, laid-back texture. It's a slightly messy hairstyle that works beautifully with naturally wavy hair.

Incorporate warm brown or caramel lowlights to add depth and dimension to your waves.

15) Classic Bob With Long Bangs

This neck-length cut has long, wispy layers that highlight the cheekbones and jawline. It's a great option for those with thinner hair who still want a voluminous, short haircut.

Try this short hairstyle with your natural, salt-and-pepper hair color or with neutral blonde highlights.

16) Bouncy Layered Bob Hairstyle

This cute and swoopy haircut is easy to style and it adds plenty of bounce to thin hair! If you have naturally straight hair, this is an especially flattering short hairstyle.

The iconic actress Farrah Fawcett would approve of this style's feathered look with voluminous, curled back locks.

17) Pixie Cut for Curly, Short Hair

This is one of the best short haircuts for women over 60. It's easy to maintain and stunning!

Wear this short pixie haircut with twists for a beautiful and sophisticated look. If you don't want twists, wear it with short braids, locs, or simply your natural hair texture.

18) Playful Pixie With Layers

This is another of the top short haircuts for women over 60. The vibrant style features fun volume on angled sides, drawing attention to the eyes.

It's a versatile look that works well with most hair textures and face shapes. This layered pixie cut is particularly flattering for those with oval, diamond, and heart-shaped faces.

19) Classic Curly Hair Bob

A take on the classic bob, this short hairstyle allows for natural curls and waves to flourish.

The slightly shorter layers at the back of the head create easy volume without weighing down the hair. And, the subtle side-part adds a soft, refined touch to its sassy and bold texture.

Scrunch your hair with curling gel to create more defined waves.

20) Razored Side-Part Bob

This short bob is the one for you if you're looking for a modern, lightweight style layered hair that still packs volume. It's ideal for naturally wavy or curly hair types, as less styling is needed.

If you have straight hair though, don't fret. Try braiding your wet hair before bed and wake up to soft waves! Sleep on a Blissy Silk Pillowcase to ensure your waves will be stage-ready and not full of frizz.

21) Versatile Pixie Cut

One of the most popular short haircuts for older women over 60 is this pretty pixie. The longer top gives volume to fine or thinning hair while the shorter sides bring attention to the eyes.

If you have straight hair, easily style it with mousse or gel for a tousled look (like in the photo). Curly hair types can do the same to produce lovely defined ringlets. Try implementing a diffuser for even bouncier curls.

Protect Your Hairstyle With a Blissy Silk Pillowcase

Whether you have straight, wavy, or curly hair, it should be easy to keep your locks healthy and happy!

Sleeping on a Blissy Silk Pillowcase nightly is a simple and proven way to:

  • Prevent hair breakage
  • Reduce frizz
  • Hydrate your hair
  • Eliminate bed head
  • Maintain your hairstyle for longer

Not to mention—sleeping on silk reduces the appearance of new fine lines and wrinkles!

The magic of silk

Silk is nearly friction-free (43% less friction than cotton). So, when you toss and turn at night on a silk pillowcase, your hair and skin will be worlds happier.

When looking for a silk pillowcase, ensure your case is made from 100% pure mulberry silk of the highest grade, 6A. Also look for a silk weight of 22-momme, which is ultra-soft yet strong enough for years of daily use.

Only use a silk pillowcase that's of superior quality and safety. Look for the OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 label if you're unsure.

Prot tip: Blissy Silk Pillowcases satisfy all of the above!

Rocking Your Favorite Short Haircut

These fabulous short haircuts and short hairstyles for women over 60 are timeless and beautiful. Get ready to turn heads with your new and beautiful look!

Make sure to protect your gorgeous hairstyle with our luxe silk pillowcase, and browse our blog for even more hairstyling ideas.


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