25 Low-Maintenance Hairstyles for 60 Year Old Women with Fine Hair

low maintenance hairstyles for 60 year old woman with fine hair
Cindy Marcus
Cindy Marcus Hairstylist, Editor-in-Chief

Low-maintenance hairstyles for 60-year-old women with fine hair are easy, versatile cuts that work with any length. These can be textured and choppy to give the tresses volume and fullness.

Stylists in Illinois, Chrissie Robles, and Ceri George share their views on this trend.

A stacked bob or lob makes a great easy-maintenance hairstyle. Just don’t go for too many layers so that it won’t require much styling.

“Bobs can go with little to no layers and with longer pieces instead. The cut’s structure can give fine tresses an illusion of fullness,” says Robles.

Short hair can be low-upkeep, but feel free to embrace longer cuts. Find one that’s easy for you to style.

“Have a consultation and take advice from a stylist,” Robles and George suggest. They reassure that “a pro knows what style suits your face shape, hair texture, and lifestyle well.”

When bringing a photo inspiration to the salon, show one with a lady who has the same hair texture and density as you. It makes a more realistic result.

Ask for some styling and maintenance tips. Your commitment to these things will help your hairdresser decide what fits you the best.

As effortless as these hairstyles are, you might feel like you’re look isn’t changing. However, regular trims and treatments are yet essential to keep the mane healthy.

Gone are those unpractical days when you spend lots of extra time preparing in the morning. Here are the photos of trendy, low-maintenance hairstyles for 60-year-old women with fine hair.


#1: Modern Pixie for Women with Glasses

A modern pixie for women over sixty who wear glasses is a short and textured look for women wanting a wash-and-go style. To get this low-maintenance hairstyle, ask your hairstylist for a short pixie with a soft texture that works with your hair type.

Low-Maintenance Short Feathery Wedge Cut for Ladies Over Sixty with Fine Hair
Instagram @shaynadoeshair

#2: Short Feathery Wedge Cut

A short feathered wedge cut is another term for a graduated bob. The graduated bob incorporates a 45-degree stack around the perimeter, allowing for a round weight line. The addition of feathered layers increases the volume at the crown of the head, blending the overall haircut. This graduated bob is a great low-maintenance style for people with short and fine hair. It takes less than 15 minutes to blow-dry this style using a round brush and a good volumizing foam, such as the Amika brand foam.

Low-Maintenance Salt-and-Pepper Tapered Pixie for Women Over 60 with Finer Locks
Instagram @ittaribeiro

#3: Salt-and-Pepper Tapered Pixie

A tapered pixie cut often complements salt and pepper hair. This short, tapered style is ideal for low-maintenance, everyday styling. For those with thick hair, adding extra texture can enhance the pixie’s movement. Products like texture paste and root spray help in refining the look. Remember, pixie cuts can lose shape quickly, which may require more frequent salon visits, perhaps every 4-6 weeks.

#4: Pixie with Tousled Layers and Side-Swept Bangs

A great option for fine hair could be a pixie cut with tousled layers and side-swept bangs. This trendy short cut will make fine or thin hair look thicker. Adding a fringe can help hide thin spots near the hairline, where thinning can be most noticeable. I recommend finishing this look with a texture spray to highlight your layers and boost natural volume.

Easy Very Short Hair with Diffused Curls on Older Ladies Over 60
Instagram @stacy.at.elan

#5: Very Short Hair with Diffused Curls

If you have naturally fine curly hair, consider styling it into a very short haircut with diffused curls. This gives an easy wash-and-go look. A short-length haircut can enhance the volume and fullness of fine, curly hair. To manage frizz and add shine, apply a soft curl mousse before hair drying.

#6: Long Textured Side Bangs

A long textured side bang feathers back with the ease of styling. This low-maintenance haircut is great for square face shapes because it softly frames the face instead of closing it off to make features appear larger.

#7: Very Low-Maintenance Jagged Bob

A very low-maintenance jagged bob is a textured and layered haircut. For a lady in her sixties wanting this style, ask your hairdresser for big curls on textured hair. Keep in mind you can always use a flat iron to create beach waves at home, too.

#8: Short Bob With Glasses

With glasses, a short bob haircut gives a classy and professional look for women over sixty years old. To get this hairstyle, ask your stylist for a short blunt bob.

#9: Short Rounded Cut For Curly Hair

For curly hair textures, a short rounded haircut with layers cut to frame the face looks best for older women turning 60.

#10: Straightforward Short Crop

Consider a straightforward short crop if you’re a 60-year-old. It’s a pixie with a soft blunt face frame. To get this hairstyle, ask your hairstylist for a short pixie pushed forward to look 10 years younger.

#11: Youthful Long Curtain Bangs

Youthful long curtain bangs are a trendy way to have bangs. This is a good length and style for a grandma who wants to try out bangs but not fully commit to them. To get this cut, ask your hairstylist for longer curtain bangs that frame your face. This will add a touch of youthfulness to your overall style.

Soft Choppy Layers
Instagram @thehairyaya

#12: Soft Choppy Layers

Soft choppy layered haircuts are great for senior women who want a hairstyle that is easy to style. To get this hairstyle, you will need layers in your hair. Then you will need a blowdryer and round brush to recreate the choppy flow of the layers. This will boost volume on limp hair.

#13: No-Fuss Cut For Wavy Hair

A no-fuss cut for ladies in their sixties with wavy hair, soft beach waves can help extend your style in between washes. To maintain these curls in between washes, you can spray your roots with dry shampoo to get help you get through an extra day before washing.

Grey shaggy mid-length haircuts are very trendy for women of all ages. If you're a woman over sixty and wanting this low-maintenance hairstyle, ask your stylist for a shaggy razor haircut.
Instagram @cheerupsalon

#14: Grey Shaggy Mid-Length Cut

Grey shaggy mid-length haircuts are very trendy for women of all ages. If you’re a woman over sixty and wanting this low-maintenance hairstyle, ask your stylist for a shaggy razor haircut.

Edgy Razor Cut Shaggy Pixie
Instagram @pixiesonpixies

#15: Edgy Razor Cut Shaggy Pixie

Razor cut shaggy pixie haircuts give lots of texture on shorter hairstyles. Not every stylist does razor cut haircuts, so ask your hairstylist if they are able to achieve this look and if this style would suit your aging hair. If so, it’s an easy style to care for.

#16: Pixie with Fringe For Round Faces

A pixie with fringe for 60-year-olds with round faces can be more flattering with face-framing pieces. To get this haircut for your salt-and-pepper hair, ask your hairstylist for a pixie with bangs.

Voluminous Pixie For Black Women
Instagram @tiffanyjaehot

#17: Voluminous Pixie For Black Women

Opt for a voluminous pixie for black women. It’s one of those short hairstyles that can be low-maintenance. To get this haircut, ask your hairstylist for a pixie with short sides and a longer top. It will create extra volume for any lady 60+.

#18: Short Chin-Length Bob

Short chin-length bob hairstyles are great for 60-year-old ladies who want a low-maintenance style. To get this haircut, ask your hairstylist for a short straight bob that would look good on a mature woman.

Simple Feathered Layers
Instagram @christyma_rie

#19: Simple Feathered Layers

Simple feathered layers give softness and texture to any bob. This feathered hair cut would work best for 60-year-old women who have a lot of hair. To get this haircut, ask your stylist for a bob with soft textured layers.

#20: Stylish Medium-Length Bob with Soft Layers

A stylish medium-length bob with soft layers is a good length to where you can style it. Styling this length can be with a blowdryer, curling iron, or flat iron.

Pixie Bob for White Hair
Instagram @maygovintage

#21: Pixie Bob for White Hair

A pixie bob for white hair is similar to a graduated bob and can be a youthful, low-maintenance style. To get this haircut, ask your hairstylist for a short bob that looks similar to a pixie in the back.

#22: Trouble-Free Shoulder-Length Hair

Trouble-free shoulder-length hair works best for women in their 60s who want a short style they can wear up or down. This length is the perfect short length that you can still put your hair up in a ponytail. To get this haircut, ask your stylist for a shoulder-length bob.

#23: Sassy Textured Pixie Cut

A sassy textured pixie cut gives a soft and feminine vibe for shorter haircuts on women. To get this haircut, ask your hairstylist for pixie that is low-maintenance and edgy.

effortless long bob for ladies over 60
Instagram @kikidoinhair

#24: Effortless Long Bob

An effortless long bob is a simple and classic look for women in their sixties. To get this low-maintenance haircut, ask your hairstylist for a medium-length bob with soft texture.

Layered with a Middle Part
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#25: Layered with a Middle Part

Layered hair with a middle part can add body and style to any look. You can simply style the layers with a blowdryer and a round brush. To get this haircut, ask your stylist for long layers with face-framing layers to increase volume.