Changing and deciding a hairstyle is crucial for women of all ages. A hairstyle is something that creates your overall personality. It is, as well call it, our “crowning glory.” But when we hit a certain age, there are, of course, more considerations. For example, short hairstyles for women over 70 are popular because as you get older, you usually prefer hairstyles that are short and comfortable.
Have you been donning the same hairstyle for years and want a refresh? You’re in the right place. If you are someone who is over 70 and want something new, exciting, and youthful, here are some inspiration for you. Let’s have a look at some trendy and youthful short hairstyles for women over 70 that you can try for your next salon visit.
1. Short Boy Cut
Are you someone who has straight hair and wants a hassle-free, no-fuss life? This super short cut is for you. It is one of the best and easiest-to-maintain short hairstyles for women over 70. No more spending hours on drying your hair. It is so trendy, as well!
2. Classic Bob with Side Bangs
Bangs are always very helpful in framing your face. If you’re not the kind of person who wants too much hair on their face, you can start with side bangs. This is one of the best short hairstyles for women over 70 that can certainly make you look young. To pull off, get a pixie cut and add side-swept bangs.
3. Front Fringes
A full fringe pretty much looks good on everyone! This front fringe, in particular, is so beautiful for women over 70. The layered cut of the fringe also helps make the hairstyle look natural. Remember: for best results, never try to cut your fringe at home!
4. Lob with Bangs
If you want a short hairstyle that’s not too short, get a long bob a.k.a. a lob. A lob is perfect for women with straight and thin hair, because it’s still comfortable and airy just like a normal bob. This cut is also one of the most elegant looking of short hairstyles. For women over 70 who want to look classy and beautiful, this lob with soft bangs is perfect for you.
5. Curly Bob Hairstyle
Some women have naturally curly hair, while some opt to have their curls done in the salon to add volume to their hair. If you have thin hair, you might like to go this route so that you don’t have to walk around with a flat-full of hair! In fact, this style and cut is popular among celebrities who want short hairstyles. For women over 70, you can choose shorter curls like this short curly bob with side-swept bangs.
6. Messy Pixie Bob Hairstyle
If you are fond of layered hair, getting a messy pixie bob will add multiple layers to your hair. Since it’s a messy look, you don’t have to put in too much effort to maintain it, as well. Did you know that when you have short hair, you also need to it to brush less? Just run your finger through your hair to style it, or use a bristle brush to plump it up like this.
7. Colored Pixie
Do you remember that time when Helen Mirren showed up at the BAFTA red carpet with frosty, cotton-candy pink hair? Everyone was stunned! She totally owned it!
At 75, the dame is really an example of how women over 70 can conquer any hairstyle they want. In fact, since older people have white hair, you already have a good base for any type of color that you want. Just pick a color and splash it in. There’s nothing wrong with going gray either, so if make sure you choose a suitable shampoo for gray hair that contains pink-based formula.
Have fun and reclaim your youth!