By: | Updated: 10/05/2018

You Need to See These Hairstyles for Women Over 40

Our collection of hairstyles for women over 40 is the best way to get inspired and create your personal and unique look. 40 is a huge milestone in the life of every woman. There is no doubt that your hairstyle should be upgraded right around this time. Bring some changes into your life starting with a new hairstyle!

Short hairstyles for women over 40 can definitely make you look a couple f years younger than you actually are. They give you these sassy and chic vibes. It is said that 40 brings confidence. This is why this age is not about trendy hairstyles and whatever is in, it is about expressing your inner personality.

Hairstyles for older women need to meet a list of some basic requirements. Firstly, your perfect hairstyle is supposed to be natural looking. Forget about all the bold colors. Thank God simplicity is a huge trend now. Moreover, your hairstyle should be chic and sophisticated with a light touch of sexiness.

1. Short Curly Bob


Short Curly Bob


A short curly bob is super flirty! A secret about a bob is that it makes your jaw line look slimmer because of its length. But there is also a thing you should take into account if you go for this cut: layers are a necessary element in order to add movement.

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2. Pink Highlights


Pink Highlights


As for short haircuts for older women, there is a great tip. Lighter hair colors, especially with bright highlights, make them look better. As our skin loses its natural glow, even women with dark hair go for a shade brighter or add highlights.

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3. Platinum Pixie


Platinum Pixie


A platinum pixie look is so rock star. It will be the perfect option for women who want a short and not dull look. As for styling, grungy texture goes best with this color and cut.

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4. Pixie with Long Bang


Pixie with Long Bang


A pixie with slightly longer bangs would be a life saver for thin hair. This kind of a haircut will nicely add volume in the back of your head, blending short pieces and longer sassy bangs in the front.

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5. Blonde Bob


Blonde Bob

A blunt bob looks amazing. This hairstyle is really versatile. You may wear it straight or curly, with a middle or a side part. Blunt hair ends and platinum blonde are what makes you look younger.

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6. Brunette Short Haircut with Bang


Brunette Short Haircut with Bang


This brunette short haircut with bangs is drop dead gorgeous. These bangs with a slightly torn effect accentuate your facial features without making them way too strong. And the blunt ends are superb to style it into waves or curls.

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7. Ash Grey Highlights


Ash Grey Highlights


Not ready for a total grey look? Ash grey highlights will save you! This hairstyle with darker roots and perfectly blended ash grey highlights would be terrific for women over 40. Plus, it will accentuate blue or green eyes nicely.

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8. Shoulder Length Hairstyle


Shoulder Length Hairstyle


This kind of hairstyle is exactly what you need in case you want to make your hairstyle lighter and look younger. Adding subtle highlighting to your dark hair will make your look easy and relaxed.

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9. Dark Brown Pixie


Dark Brown Pixie


This dark brown pixie has pretty much the same length all over the head. But you need to be very careful with it because this kind of pixie is really revealing. So, you shouldn’t go for it unless you have an oval face shape.

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10. Natural Color for Bob Cut


Natural Color for Bob Cut


As we have mentioned previously, a natural hair color is in. Passing 40 doesn’t necessarily presuppose that you should go for a short dyed cut, but if add a blonde tones to your hair it will make hair look natural and gorgeous!

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11. Pink Ombre with Undercut


Pink Ombre with Undercut


This pink hairstyle with undercut isn’t simple if we look closely. This mind-blowing color is what makes it stand out. An undercut with tattoo and vivid color combo make this hairstyle not overly exaggerated, brave, and cute.

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12. Layered Hairstyle


Layered Hairstyle


Layers are always the answer. A bob with flirty layers is one of the most universal haircuts for women over 40. Longer side bangs add some sassiness. Style it nicely by blow drying with a large round brush, directing the ends to different sides.

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