Pixies and bobs are the best short haircuts for women over 50 because they can make you look younger and give a beautiful frame to your face.

Check out the best short haircuts for older women according to top stylists and hair salons on Instagram:

1. Short Layered Bob

Ask your hairstylist to include some flattering layers into your cut and choose an exquisite balayage color for your strands. Something you can easily blend with your natural grays, like these gray highlights on the brown base, would be perfect.

Short Brown Bob with Gray Highlights
Image: @inescosta_makeup

2. Chic Short Hair for Over 50

A pixie haircut with an accurate nape will certainly make you look younger, and a soft bronde color will cover all the gray hair.

Over 50 Short Bronde Hairstyle
Image: @nikki.b.stylin

3. White Pixie Haircut

The best way to flaunt white hair is to leave it the way it is. Yes, you read well! Keep your hair white and tone down some sections. Choose blonde / gray shades in highlights or lowlights.

White and Gray Feathered Pixie
Image: @kimharpersalonandspa

4. Gray Bob Hairstyle with Angled Layers

Salt and pepper hair is not a problem if you know what hairstyle to pick. Opt for a classy bob with feathered bangs and angled front pieces. There are 20 year old girls who would pay loads of money to get a hairstyle like this.

Angled Salt and Pepper Bob with Bangs
Image: @jackmartincolorist

5. Curly Bob

Today the technology is so advanced that when you go for a perm, your hair doesn’t get as damaged and burnt as back in the days. Try a bob haircut and combine it with a perm, you’ll love it!

Curly Bob Haircut
Image: @salonmuseoc

6. Gray Piece-y Pixie

If you want a stylish short haircut, a pixie is just what you need! Make some choppy layers and add a few blonde highlights at the ends.

Short Choppy Gray Pixie
Image: @sinshearly_olivia

7. Auburn Bob with Bangs

Auburn is a beautiful color to make your hair shine, especially if you choose to add a few blonde highlights to set it off. Bangs are always a suitable option for a bob of this length.

Sleek Auburn Bob with Blonde Highlights
Image: @blushboutiquefhb

8. Pink-Tinted Bob

If you are a more daring female, a short blonde bob with a pink tint will certainly make you feel younger and happier. Bangs swept to one side is another eye-popping detail of your hairstyle.

Blonde Bob with Side Bangs
Image: @smolova_annaa

9. Feathered Ends

Choppy bangs and feathered ends are another good option if you want look younger. Try a beautiful balayage color to complete this perfect look.

Short feathered Cut with Bangs
Image: @blame_it_on_the_blowout

10. Ginger Bob with Bangs

Add some layered ends to your bob haircut and throw in wide highlights to bring texture to your hair. You’ll get a fabulous fresh look.

Bob with Layered Ends and Bangs
Image: @indigosaloncary

11. Short Hairstyle for Women over 50 with Glasses

The asymmetrical line of the bangs goes pretty well with a short bob that is longer in front and angles towards the chin. For a fabulous effect, you can choose to add some highlights that match the color of your glasses.

Bob with Glasses and Asymmetrical Bangs
Image: @yorkhair_

12. A-Line Bob with Layers

The A-line bob is classic and equally flattering for young girls and mature women. You’ll get a fresh look with a layered bob that features soft bangs and subtle highlights.

A-Line Bob for Mature Women
Image: @znevaehsalon

13. Short Pixie with Blonde Bangs

Consider a pretty short pixie with longer highlighted bangs and piece-y layers. This look is quick and easy to style – you’ll be ready within minutes.

Short Piece-y Pixie with Long Bangs
Image: @iidentitysalon

14. Messy Short Hairdo

This is a gorgeous color that will cover all the gray strands you have. And if you want to make it look more elegant, you can create an easy wave for your bangs.

Messy White Blonde Bob
Image: @helloimceara

15. Short Pixie with Long Bangs

This haircut is a must for senior women because it will make you look younger in the blink of an eye. Comb your bangs over and tease here and there for a perfectly imperfect look.

Pixie Haircut for Senior Women
Image: @julieevolvs

16. Wispy Blonde Bob with Bangs

Bobs are the best short hairstyles for thin hair because they can bring texture and lift to your limp strands as well as shape them to show off your best features. Women over 50 will love it especially if they struggle with flat hair.

Over 50 Short bob for thin Hair
Image: @hairbykatelyn_greer

17. Stacked Layered Pixie Bob

A short haircut can work miracles for women over 50 who want their hair look glamorous. The accurate pixie bob is perfectly shaped and highlighted to make the most of your shorter hair.

Accurate Pixie Bob for Women Over 50
Image: @dcpeggykwok

18. Spiky Pixie Hairstyle

Short haircuts for older women can take various forms, but one of the best hairstyles is a textured pixie cut. If you want look young and rebellious, this spiky pixie is a good idea.

Short Spiky Pixie for Older Women
Image: @minna.pomeranssi

19. Choppy Curly Hairstyle

Short layered bobs look so beautiful with side bangs and bright highlights. If you also choose to use a flat iron, you can create some romantic loose waves.

Short Bob with Loose Waves
Image: @stylebymarilyn

20. Short Layered Auburn Hairstyle

Here’s a cut for thick hair. Keep your hair short, get some bangs, and embrace a beautiful color that shines wherever you go.

Short Layered Hairstyle for Thick Hair
Image: @znevaehsalon

21. Careless Blonde Bob

Which color for short hair to choose? A blonde balayage with white highlights is great if you need a chic and low maintenance color that covers grays. Use a curling iron to style some here-and-there curls, and you’ll enjoy your quick and pretty casual look.

Blonde Balayage Color for Short Hair
Image: @hairbyjanetbiggers

22. Pixie Cut for Long Faces

A long face will look balanced if you opt for a cut with bangs. The accurate geometric pixie bob complements the face with a chiseled jawline.

Geometric Pixie Bob for Long Faces
Image: @salonbravissimo

23. Curly Caramel Bronde Bob

Choose a layered short to medium haircut if you want to emphasize your color. Also, if you want to add dimension and texture to your hair, a good option is to make some large curls with a conical iron.

Over 50 Layered Short to Medium Bob Haircut
Image: @salonmuseoc

24. Long Pixie with Gray Bronde Balayage

The best short hairstyles for over 50 overweight women are those that feature an elongated silhouette and slim down your face. This long pixie copes with the task.

Long Pixie for Over 50 Overweight Women
Image: @be.you.tiful_salon_

25. Sassy Gray Pixie

Pixie haircuts can look so spectacular when you choose to dye your hair gray. An uneven layered cut can also give your short hair more volume.

Layered Gray Pixie Haircut
Image: @badapplehair

26. Regular Pixie

This traditional tapered pixie haircut adds loads of volume to your hair. Besides that, a short haircut like this one will make you look so much younger.

Over 50 Tapered Pixie Haircut
Image: @mollyscala

27. Messy Short Bob

This bob with a feathered crown has everything a modern hairstyle needs – texture, statement color, and dark roots adding depth and volume to your short hair.

Modern Short Feathered Bob
Image: @hairby_kim_minnett

28. Short Choppy Pixie Haircut

One of the best short hairstyles for thick hair is a choppy pixie haircut. This tapered pixie with angled bangs is chic and current.

Choppy Pixie with Angled Bangs
Image: @luxethecolourlounge

29. Salt and Pepper Feathered Pixie

This iced pixie is eye candy. It’s full of movement and crisp texture. A great idea for brunettes who begin to have too many grays but want to keep their dark color.

Over50 Salt and Pepper Pixie
Image: @espacio_roma

30. Long Gray Pixie with Lowlights

Try a metallic blonde base and add some wide brown lowlights. It’s a good solution if your hair is almost all gray but you want to make it look younger.

Gray Hair with Brown Lowlights
Image: @salonbravissimo

31. Bob Haircut for Wavy Hair

This textured bob haircut is perfect for wavy hair! It defines every ringlet and gives your hair a lot of dimension.

Textured Wavy Bob for Thick Hair
Image: @spinhair

32. Rounded Bob with Feathered Bangs

A mix of warm and cool looks so modern and eye-catching even if it’s done in soft colors, like golden blonde and ash blonde. A short bob is a perfect base for a new exciting color.

Short Golden Blonde Bob with Ash highlights
Image: @calmsalon

33. Long Messy Pixie

What we love the most about this pixie is that whenever you need to go out, it just needs a quick tousle and a little bit of hair spray to keep it gorgeous.

Long Golden Bronde Pixie
Image: @hairbyriana_

34. Very Short Wavy Pixie

A pixie haircut is pretty suitable for round faces especially if you wear wavy bangs and glasses. Also, the sideburns play a very important role because they frame your face and make it look slimmer.

Tapered Wavy Pixie for Round Faces
Image: @hairbychristinadodds

35. Permed Pixie

Remember permed hair? Combine it with a pixie haircut and the result will be awesome.

Over 50 Permed Ash Blonde Pixie
Image: @studioroosa

36. Messy Brunette Pixie Bob

Do you want to look like a girl in her 20’s? This layered pixie with auburn highlights is equally perfect for ladies over 50.

Brunette Pixie Bob for Ladies Over 50
Image: @babybradfute

37. Straight Asymmetrical Bob Haircut

One of the best short hairstyles for over 50 women with fine hair is a beautifully colored bob. This hairstyle will make you look elegant and modern in your age.

Over 50 Asymmetrical Bob for Fine Hair
Image: @hairby.taijalee

38. Chiseled Jaw-Length Bob

Short hairstyles for over 50 women vary from undercut pixies to jaw-length bobs. If you have a beautiful bone structure, complement it with a cute chiseled bob and you’ll be happy with your new stylish look.

Short Bob Hairstyle for Over 50
Image: @hexgirlhair

39. Blonde Messy Pixie

Choose a layered pixie with bangs and elongated pieces around the crown. This hairstyle is easy to style and pleasure to wear.

Over 50 Blonde Layered Pixie
Image: @danoglamo

40. Textured Brunette Bob with Highlights

This amazing hairstyle boasts feathered layers and subtle highlights enhancing its beautiful texture. If you are a low maintenance woman with thick hair, give it a try.

Low Maintenance Bob for Thick Hair
Image: @revive.salonraleigh

Elegance, volume, dimension, texture – you can get them all if you choose the right bob or pixie haircut. For us, it was a pleasure to pick the best short hairstyles for women over 50, and we would really appreciate if you told us which your favorites are. Leave your comments below!