30 Great Hairstyles for Women in their 60s
Are you in your 60s? You might be under the impression that your age limits you with regard to the type of hairstyle that can suit you. However, this list includes 30 great hairstyles for women in their 60s. Take note, the women mentioned below are celebrities and personalities that we know. They were able to pull-off their look pretty well regardless of their age.
This only means that you too can have the chance to sport the look in which you are comfortable with, while maintaining that youthful elegance as well!
1. Ellen Barkin – Wavy Shoulder Length Bob
In this picture, Ellen Barkin successfully sports a wavy, shoulder-length bob hairstyle. This is a trendy hairstyle that is famous among women of younger ages. This, however, looks well on fine hair. A shoulder-length hair is also flattering on all shapes of faces.
2. Barbara Hershey – Long Hair
Barbara Hershey looks several decades younger with her long hair. This type of hairstyle is ideal for women who have heart-shaped, round and square shaped faces. This may not be as flattering on those with longer faces because it can make the face even look longer. As a tip, the coarser and thicker your hair is, the longer you can actually wear it glamorously.
3. Kris Jenner – Short Hairstyle
Kris Jenner is brave enough to wear this short and trendy hairstyle. This is ideal for those who are interested in having a really new look – a fresh makeover so to say. It also looks good with colors on, or just have it the way it is – short and sweet.
4. Olivia Newton – John– Hair Cut to the Shoulders
No doubt that Olivia Newton John is stunningly gorgeous in these photos. Her shoulder length hair looks good both in straight and in wavy curls. It is one of the shorter cuts of hair that still gives that youthful glow!
5. Julie Walters – Edgy Look
Who says that you can’t be edgy and cool in your 60s? Julie Walters was able to pull-off this look really well. This is a type of hairstyle that is edgy, super cool, and extremely flattering. If you are feeling adventurous enough, a touch of color will also do.
6. Jane Seymour – Long Hair with Bangs
Long hair with bangs is the trademark of Jane Seymour. It looks really beautiful on her. This means that you can also break the rule of those who believe that long hair is not for older women. Take care of your hair accordingly so that it grows into healthy, long strands.
7. Amy Irving – Short, Curly Hair
Curly hair does not just look good on longer strands. As observed with Amy Irving, having short curls can also give you that fresh and young look. If you have not yet tried it, you may also want to use some colors to highlight the style.
8. Kate Capshaw – Natural Curls
Do you have natural curls? Don’t be shy to show it! This is what Kate Capshaw has been doing, and it really pays to be natural. To enhance the appearance of your hair, there are products that can heighten the look even better.
9. Anna Wintour – Short Straight Hair with Bangs
I bet that if you think about Anna Wintour, you only have one image in mind- short hair with bangs. After all, this is her signature look, and she has been wearing this hairstyle for several decades already. This is also the reason why she does not seem aging at all.
10. Arianna Huffington – Colored (Blonde), Short Hair
Arianna Huffington is naturally blessed with a sexy, Greek-goddess looking beauty. She’s part Greek, that’s why! However, it is not just her beauty that makes her stand out in the crowd. Her chosen blonde, short hair makes her look young, way younger than her actual age.
11. Marisa Berenson – Flexible Looks
Marisa Berenson freely wears her hair the way she likes it. With her long hair, she sometimes pulls-off a curly ensemble, and at times, especially when she likes to appear serious, her straight hair-do works a lot.
12. Alfre Woodward – Distinctive Curls
Being in your 60’s does not mean that you cannot choose the type of hairstyle that you want to have. Follow what Alfre Woodard has been doing, and you will achieve this confident look that she is wearing here.
13. Kathryn Bigelow – Straight and Long
Long and straight hair looks well with women of shorter faces. This look may not flatter Kathryn Bigelow, but with right selection of hair-do, she can achieve that younger looking, and active appearance.
14. Beverly Johnson – Long, Lush and Lovely
What else can we say here? Beverly Johnson is just looking gorgeous with her long, lush and lovely hair. The key here is maintaining the health of your hair. Do not be afraid to explore on using hair extensions in order to make your hair look lusher and fuller.
15. Susan Lucci – Fluffy Hair
Dry looking hair? There are products that you can use to deal with the issue. However, if your hair is outstandingly dry, it does not mean that you have no hope in choosing the right hairstyle. Susan Lucci is wearing a fluffy look in this image, fit for those who have dry hair.
16. Patti Scialfa – Long with Side-Swept Bangs
Patti Scialfa is also known as the wife of Bruce Springsteen. With her long and side-swept bangs, she is looking like she is still in her 20’s. Her side-swept bangs even complete the look, bringing out the softer and gorgeous side of her.
17. Queen Noor of Jordan – The Royal Look
Nothing else brings up the “royal-ish” look of Queen Noor of Jordan than the fact that she is really royal. However, even if you do not have a monarch blood, you can still look regal and elegant by flashing this royal look, especially if you have a thick hair texture.
18. Susan Sarandon – Natural Waves
Susan Sarandon is known for embracing her natural hair texture. She is blessed with naturally wavy hair, which she never tried ‘fixing’ by straightening it. The result is her a lovely display of her curls.
19. Roseanne Barr – Gray Bob
When you reach the age of 60, you may not start seeing some gray hairs. How you actually deal with this is entirely up to you. You have the option to get rid of it by coloring, or be confident and live up to it. This bob hairstyle worn by Roseanne Barr looks good on her round face. The addition of sweeping bangs look wonderful too!
20. Deidre Hall – Layered Cut
If you want to wear a long hair but do not want it to look flat and dry, why not try to cut it in layers? The addition of layers add freeness and movement to your hairstyle. When choosing layers, however, make sure that the layers are actually longer, beginning at the chin or just near it. This will make sure that you are wearing the modern version of the layers.
21. Emmylou Harris – Bangs!
Bangs can do a lot of things to your face. It can flatter you, and it even works wonders in removing years off your appearance. By having similar side-swept bangs with Emmylou Harris, it is possible for you to hide your wrinkled forehead, and focus the attention to your other features, such as your eyes.
22. Christine Baranski – Long Bob
The long bob that Christine Baranski is wearing here is also flattering on women of all shapes and ages. It is one hairstyle that does not go off-the-hook through time. If you are interested in looking for a style that will suit you regardless of the shape of your face, this is a good option for you.
23. Jessica Lange – Shoulder Length Curls
Shoulder length curls can pretty much look good on anyone regardless of age. Jessica Lange definitely makes a statement in her hair, showing that you really do not have to go super short just because you have already reached a certain age. This is a great cut if you have the right texture for it.
24. Carine Roitfield – Mussy Shag
Hairstyle that is too much styled can make you look older. Carine Roitfield of Paris Vogue shows that she is still extra trendy in her age. She wears a mussy shag which looks really cool, edgy, while still maintaining that sophisticated look.
25. Kate Capshaw – Long, Side-Swept Bangs
Kate Capshaw is a woman of flexibility and diversity. This is also evident in her choices of hairstyle. Earlier, we see her sporting her natural curls, and the next thing we know, she is now wearing a gorgeous, long hair with side-swept bangs. This type of bangs does not take the years off your face, but it also flatters your overall personality as well.
26. Dana Delany – Long Layers
If you decide to wear long hair, make sure that it does not fall flat, but healthy. This means that you can opt for styles such as layers, thus giving your hair movement and texture. Dana Delany is a perfect example of this hairstyle and color.
27. Mary Steenburgen – Blunt Bangs
Blunt bangs, as seen here with Mary Steenburgen is an amazing way to reduce the years off your face. These bangs are unquestionably gorgeous, though side-swept bangs also looks good with long hair. Playing with colors can also do wonders in your hairstyle too!
28. Maria Shriver – Straight “Bronde”
Having a straight hair works really well for those who have coarse and thick hair, just like Maria Shriver. And yes, you read it right! This time, she played with colors too, as she opted for straight “bronde” which is a combination of brunette and blonde! There are also other color combinations that you might want to try, though make sure that you stay safe in your choices.
29. Glenn Close – Comfortable Cut
Nothing is more comfortable than wearing actually comfortable hairstyle. This is what we see here worn by Glenn Close. She sports her hair just a few inches beneath her chin. This will also look flattering on you too. Just a tip, this works well if you have naturally thick hair, because it needs ‘body’ to pull this off well!
30. Oprah Winfrey – Youthful Ponytail
It does not mean that because you are older, you are no longer able to wear that youthful ponytail. This is how Oprah Winfrey views this hairstyle. She also matched it with a modern-styled glasses, thus completing the amazing look! The best thing about ponytails is that you can choose the clip/band that is used in keeping your hair together. This means that you can explore freely on your choice of accessories too!