Searching the Internet for advice on hairstyles for women over 60 is somewhat of a depressing exercise. It’s easy to find pictures of celebrities at various red-carpet events. But, finding pictures of stylish “real-world” women who are breaking the mold and embracing new and exciting hairstyles is more challenging.

Hairstyles for Women Over 60 Aren’t What They Used to Be

The good news is that things are changing. Unlike previous generations, who were limited to only a few socially acceptable hairstyles for older women, we have more choices than ever. In addition, women our age are becoming more comfortable sharing their unique style with each other.

So, to help inspire the women in our community, I have pulled together some of my favorite icons of style. These women come from all possible backgrounds. What they share is a desire to break stereotypes and make the world a more beautiful and stylish place.

You can find out more about each of them on by clicking on their pictures below. Or you can visit the Style Crone, Advanced Style, the Accidental Icon and the others on their websites.

Short Hairstyles and Haircuts for Women Over 60

The fabulous women in this section show that just because your hair is short and practical doesn’t mean that it has to be boring! You can make your hair punky or soft, feminine or boyish, grey or pink. The choice is yours!

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A photo posted by Ari Seth Cohen (@advancedstyle) on

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A photo posted by Ari Seth Cohen (@advancedstyle) on

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Medium Haircuts and Hairstyles for Women Over 60

In many ways, medium length hair offers the best of all possible worlds. It is short enough to be practical and long enough to style for any occasion. The icons of style below show that there are no “rules” when it comes to hairstyles for older women. It’s a matter helping the world to see what you already feel like on the inside.

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Long Haircuts and Hairstyles for Women Over 60

As all older women know, keeping your hair long as you get a little older can be challenging. This is especially true for those women, like myself, whose hair is getting thinner. The women below show that long hair can be bold and beautiful. If you don’t have long hair, don’t be afraid to give hair extensions a try.

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I love the fact that all of these women are expressing themselves and saying no to invisibility. This is our time. Let’s throw out the rules and embrace our own personal style. Let’s show the world who we really are, without fear or embarrassment.

Which of the hairstyles for women over 60 in this article did you like the most? Do you agree that life after 60 should be a time for self expression and experimentation? Let’s start a conversation!

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