15 Chic Short Hairstyles for Women Over 50 with Fine Hair

Pictures of short hairstyles for women over 50 with fine hair

A short hairstyle for women over 50 with fine hair is created to add volume to the short hair by layering it. For women in their fifties, it’s a must to have an easy yet playful cut to show your personality!

Ashley Neuman is a hairstylist from New Jersey and when I asked her for some advice for choosing the best haircut for short fine hair over 50, she said, “make sure it’s a cut that won’t take a lot of time or difficulty to style.” Bobs, pixies, wedge cuts, and short shags are the best hairstyles for fine hair. Keep in mind your face shape because this also plays a factor in determining how to amp the volume for your locks.

It’s also important to learn the proper ways to style fine locks when cutting your hair short. Whether it’s heat styling or product application, you’ll need to master it.

According to Neuman, “if you have grey hair, use a gentle, softening shampoo and conditioner.” From her years of experience, these products help keep hair from becoming dry and brittle.

To add volume and body, she recommends ‘This Is A Texturizing Dust’ from Davines. Ashley obsesses over this magical little powder that expands when it’s shaken. “It’s great for keeping volume in blowouts,” she adds.

Striving to own a look that’s suitable for your short, fine hair?

Before your next hair appointment, check out these pictures of the best short hairstyles for women over 50 with fine hair.

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Jaw-Length Wedge Cut

Jaw-Length Wedge Cut for older women with fine hair
Instagram @reneerossi3

Looking for short hairstyles for women over 50 with fine hair? This jaw-length wedge cut creates natural-looking volume, ideal for women over 50. Blonde highlights and lowlights, meanwhile, form a dimension that gives a gorgeous effect.

Shorter Feathered Bob with Bangs

Shorter Feathered Bob with Bangs for women in their 50s
Instagram @salvador_salon

This is a shorter feathered bob with bangs that requires nothing but texture. You gotta love this beautiful short hairstyle, as well, since it’s versatile.

Very Short Layered Cut with Bangs

Very Short Layered Cut with Bangs
Instagram @wisphairartistry

For a woman over 50 with fine locks, a razor chop offers edginess to short haircuts. It’s a very short layered cut with bangs, which is best with slight volume and subtle texture. Blend in your greys with an ash blonde tone for a sassier edge.

Textured Long Pixie for Fine Hair

Textured Long Pixie for Fine Hair for women over 50
Instagram @friseurteamkonig

If you’re over 50-years-old, don’t hesitate to have short hair! Display your copper locks with this textured long pixie haircut. An extra volume will make you younger-looking in no time.

Short-Medium Cut with Brow-Skimming Bangs

Short-Medium Cut with Brow-Skimming Bangs for 50-year-old women
Instagram @kalijoneshair

Opt for a chop and style that will give your look a bit of freshness. Try this short-medium cut for ladies in their 50s that works great with a full fringe. This shag will also complement a blonde balayage on short black hair.

Neck Length Shag

Neck Length Shag for older women
Instagram @pastout

This neck-length shag is a great example of how to show off a messy-textured haircut for older women in their early 50s with fine hair. The money piece on your blonde locks is guaranteed to lighten up and frame your face.

Super Short Pixie Cut

Super Short Pixie Cut for women in their 50's
Instagram @stylistjoey

The elegance it manifests is too strong, but sure, you can handle it. With pops of golden blonde plus grey, your dark tresses will look bold in this super short pixie cut. Razor cuts also soften the edges and lines for a more youthful look.

Choppy Crop for Extra Fine Hair

Choppy Crop for Older Women with Fine Hair
Instagram @naz_persianfusion

No one suits this textured pixie better than a 50-year-old woman with fine hair. The razor cut technique makes this choppy crop possible, perfect for dark tresses.

Ear-Length Textured Bob with Bangs

Ear-Length Textured Bob with Bangs for 50+
Instagram @leone.pease

This ear-length textured bob with bangs will enhance your fine, wavy tresses. The razor cut secures detailed layers, creating further volume and shape.

Cropped Cut with Layers

Cropped Cut with Layers for fine haired women
Instagram @sara_hair_gallery

What a sophisticated chop for ladies in their mid-50s with fine hair! This cropped cut with layers gives your fine locks movement and texture. The medium golden blonde shade adds to the look’s stylishness, which is ideal for any event.

Very Short Silver Pixie with Side Bangs

very short silver pixie with side bangs for women aged 50
Instagram @likeawilddflower

Display your silver mane by wearing a very short silver pixie cut with subdued side bangs. If you’re trying to give your fine hair volume, ask your stylist to add texture to the top to this short cut.

Chin-Length Layered Bob

Chin-Length Layered Bob for ladies in their 50's
Instagram @kellilynnaveda

A chin-length layered bob offers a youthful vibe in so many ways! Thanks to the volume, your strands from the roots will stand tall – as if they are full of life. Style your blonde locks with a subtle texture to display your dark roots and create a dimension within your fine hair.

Shorter Pixie Bob

Shorter Pixie Bob for women in their 50s with fine hair
Instagram @lentinihair

A shorter pixie bob will always look great on fifty-year-old women. It’s easy to style and will allow you to expose your grey strands with elegance.

Short Shaggy Bob with Bangs

Short Shaggy Bob with Bangs for older women with fine hair
Instagram @sonia_hairstory

Having thin and delicate tresses is a blessing, so flaunt them with flair! Get a fresh neck-length cut and adopt a short shaggy bob with bangs. The texture will bring out a fun vibe to any mature woman.

Medium to Short Haircut with Bangs

This medium to short haircut with bangs is a beige blonde sleek modern bob. Hairstylist Katelyn Greer created this short cut and loves how the fringe frames the face and the blonde is bright and fresh.

“Bangs are definitely a commitment,” says Greer. Especially for women over 50 with fine hair. A bob haircut is great for women wanting style, without all the maintenance. Greer notes that this short hairstyle “doesn’t require a lot of styling – just blow drying it under with a round brush and running a straightener through it will do the trick!”