Age and hair length are irrelevant but shorter hair does have its benefits for older women. It’s more manageable, less maintenance and it’s often better for naturally thinning hair as we age. Rather you’ve had short hair for a while or you’re ready to cut your longer hair off, these choppy short hairstyles should inspire you.
Tapered Bob for Older Women
Tapered looks are great because they can create a lot of volume around the crown, which often becomes flatter with age. They also give your bob more body by being choppy compared to a blunt cut. This cut works with both blunt and side-swept bangs too. Just be cautious if you have curly hair or a round face shape because it can become too poofy.
Short Pixie with Longer Top
A close crop cut can be a bit too severe for some women. An easy way to soften this shorter look is to leave the top, especially around the perimeter of the hair longer and wispy. It’s easy for styling and gives you and incredibly stylish short haircut.
Curling your hair isn’t as time-consuming once your hair is above chin-length. A few hot-rollers in the morning or before bed and you can achieve a voluminous and classic hairstyle. This look is perfect for those soft side-swept bangs too which are perfect for hiding signs of age.
Flipped Out Bob with Choppy Layers
The curled-in or blunt bob might just be too conservative for you. You can give a bob an edgier look by opting for some long choppy layers and then styling them flipped out. This will draw eye attention outward and way from any new wrinkles. Soft side-swept bangs will perfectly compliment this sweeping style.
Shaggy Bob with Curtain Bangs
Brigitte Bardot had them and now super models like Suki Waterhouse have followed suit. Curtain bangs are longer bangs that are separated in the middle or slightly off center. This way, the bangs will hide your forehead, draw attention to your eyes and nose but they are still long enough to tuck away if you want.