39 Most Stylish Pixie Haircuts for Women Over 60

Cindy Marcus
Cindy Marcus Hairstylist, Editor-in-Chief

Are you in your 60s and struggling to find a cute, trendy short haircut that works for you? Right now, the best pixie cuts for women over 60 boost volume and give the illusion of hair density. Keep scrolling to get my best tips and see inspiring photos of this cute crop!

Key Questions to Ask Your Stylist

To decide whether or not to get a pixie hair style, ask your stylist:

  • What are the style requirements?
  • How easily can I replicate the style exactly as you did?
  • How often should I come in to maintain it?
  • Any short hairstyle suggestions that would complement my face shape and features?

Short on time?
Some women over 60 prefer to spend less time styling their new haircut. So, I suggest products that are easy to use and helpful. My go-to product type is a cream pomade with a flexible hold for versatility or hairspray for a stronger hold.”

If you want more expert tips and details for choosing the best pixie cut, go check our guide!

Before your next hair appointment, browse these pictures of the best pixie haircuts for women over 60!

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#1: Side-Swept Pixie for Coarse Hair

Softness is the key to a perfect side-swept pixie cut with a side part. As your hair ages, blunt lines are harsh around the face. This style can make you look 10 years younger with the right styling technique. Have your stylist use thinning shears to ensure the side-swept style is balanced. These scissors create soft, blended layers around the edges.

#2: Textured Pixie with Fringe and Sideburns

A textured pixie cut with sideburns and fringe appears very feminine. By adding texture, this pixie cut can be styled sleekly or with a styling paste to increase its texture. It’s a must to visit a stylist about every six weeks to maintain the shape.

Very Short Pixie with Grey Balayage for 60-Year-Old Ladies
Instagram @rcgimenes

#3: Very Short Pixie with Grey Balayage

A very short pixie with gray balayage is a youthful way to style your hair while adding your new natural hue.

#4: Long Pixie with Blonde Peekaboo Highlights

Consider a long pixie with blonde peekaboo highlights at your next salon visit. People with a bit of grey can benefit from highlights around the hairline, as they help to camouflage the grey. Your stylist can hand paint the highlights exactly where you want them and incorporate them into your cut. The hairstyle should cover your ear and have cute layers throughout to achieve a long pixie. Give your hairstyle a soft finish by bringing strands of hair forward around your face.

#5: Silver Gray Wispy Pixie Cut

The silver-gray wispy pixie is a timeless hairstyle. This cut features short layers on top of a closely cropped base. You will want to ask for uniform layers which create a soft, wispy appearance. This youthful style works best for women who want to add texture and volume to their hair.

#6: Chic Pixie Cut with Lots of Volume

A chic pixie cut with lots of volume is a perky shape that will make you feel more lively. The short textured crown cuts its spunk, so don’t forget to ask for it. Request a soft fringe and length around the ear for a feminine style with an added graduated nape. For more thickness, to help your fine strands, try Pureology’s Style + Protect Instant Levitation Mist. A medium round brush and your fingers should help give you the perfect blowout.

#7: Stylish Brushed-Forward Fringe

Say hello to the stylish brushed-forward fringe on a pixie cut! This look is perfect for older women who want to stay hip and cool, as it is chic and modern. Be aware that pixie cuts tend to be a bit high maintenance. You might need to visit your salon every four weeks for a trim and shaping. To keep the style fresh, use a round brush and blow dryer to give your hair some volume and movement.

Fabulous Pixie with Side-Swept Bangs for 60-Year-Old Ladies
Instagram @cult.kirkby

#8: Fabulous Pixie with Side-Swept Bangs

Try a pixie with bangs if you want very short hair but still want to look feminine and fabulous. The side-swept bangs will add the charm and femininity you will love. Your stylist will create the perfect pixie designed for you.

#9: Silver Tapered Pixie with Side Fringe

Another stylish haircut is the silver tapered pixie with a side fringe. This cut is perfect for aging hair, as it helps to prevent split ends and keep hair looking healthy. The long layers of this style provide a soft frame around the face. All while maintaining an easy-to-style look that won’t take too much time in the morning.

#10: Blonde Lixie with Sweeping Bangs

Opt for the blonde lixie with sweeping bangs if you want a low-maintenance cut. It provides volume and texture while the fringe highlights the eyes. It’s a versatile style that compliments all hair types and levels of thickness. To keep this look looking fresh, be sure to have regular trims every 4 to 6 weeks. This will help maintain shape and keep your cut looking its best.

Razor Cut Textured Pixie for a Lady Over 60
Instagram @styled.by.andi

#11: Razor Cut Textured Pixie

As your aging hair changes colors and textures, one of the best ways to manage this is with a textured pixie. You can do this while still feeling youthful and stylish. Remember that this haircut must be trimmed every 4-6 weeks. But it’s easily styled daily with a quick blow-dry and a matte paste for texture and volume. I suggest Texture Paste by Eleven Australia.

#12: Chic Pixie with Wispy Side Bangs

Who wouldn’t love to rock a chic pixie with wispy side bangs? This stylish look is perfect for framing your aging locks. And it’s a great way to add youthful vibrancy and texture. To achieve this look, talk with your stylist about short layers that are slightly longer on the sides. If you use texturizing shears around the face, it adds volume and subtle movement.

Warm Blonde Pixie Relaxed Curls
Instagram @tglambeautybar

#13: Warm Blonde Pixie Relaxed Curls

A pixie with relaxed curls looks soft and sun-kissed in a warm blonde tone. If you can lighten your hair to a level 8 or 9, ask for overall golden warmth to remain. Using a 1″ iron to style adds a looser wave and volume on top.

Silver Pixie with Choppy Bangs for Women 60 and Over
Instagram @bghairsalon

#14: Silver Pixie with Choppy Bangs

The key to making a pixie cut look youthful and modern is the blow-dry! My best advice is to style your hair forward from the crown of the head to whichever side you prefer to lay. Use a comb or your fingers. Avoid using a round brush and styling it backward because it will give a dated look. Use a styling product suitable for your hair type for a piecey look.

White Shaggy Pixie for Sixty Year Olds
Instagram @todchukstudio

#15: White Shaggy Pixie

A white shaggy pixie looks gorgeous. This easy-to-style crop can add a young, updated edge to your overall look. If you decide on this cut, be prepared to add purple shampoo to your shower routine to keep your locks crisp and white.

#16: Modern Salt-and-Pepper Pixie

Try a modern pixie if you’re ready to embrace that beautiful, natural hair color of yours. Cutting your hair into a pixie from a longer haircut will feel rejuvenating and refreshing. It will make your face glow and appear younger.

#17: Chic Pixie with Bronze Tones

If you have a modern pixie but want to add more dimension, consider getting highlights. Highlights add a ribboning effect that gives your hair a more defined hairstyle. Remember to ask your stylist to give you a contrasted look. This will allow your stylist to determine if lowlights are necessary to give you that piecy look. Lowlights are needed if you have a lighter base. Or if you need more depth in your color pattern.

Edgy Platinum Asymmetric Pixie for a 60-Year-Old
Instagram @vanesaunisex

#18: Edgy Platinum Asymmetric Pixie

You can pull off an edgy platinum asymmetric pixie. Ask your stylist for some length in the crown for a round shape. Wear your hair closer to your head and messy, avoiding too much volume. The asymmetry looks best hanging to one side, making you look more youthful. Remember that the short cut and color are wonderful but require frequent salon visits.

#19: Extra Long Pixie with Side Bangs

One of the most fun and edgy haircuts is an extra-long pixie with side bangs. A long pixie is great for women with fine hair. Having choppy layers will give the cut tons of texture and add body. Side bangs bring softness around the face and give a more youthful appearance. Use texture paste to define and piece out the layers for a messy tousled style.

Instagram @viana.b.hair

#20: Short Pixie Cut for Fine Hair

A pixie cut for seniors makes a refined, sleek hairstyle. The short length gives the locks an impression of a thicker density. Short hairstyles for women over 60 with fine hair, like pixies, are easy to style and look natural with a subtle texture.

Silver Pixie with Shades
Instagram @elrojoshair

#21: Silver Pixie with Shades

Silver pixie haircuts give an edgy and funky style. Ask for a razor cut for this soft textured look, styling with pomade to finish. Rock your pixies and shades this summer season.

#22: Salt and Pepper Pixie Hairstyle

A salt and pepper pixie hairstyle looks great for women with natural glitter. A rounded pixie is ideal for women wanting height and fullness. Embrace your natural tones confidently and feel beautiful every day.

#23: White Pixie Cut Hairstyle

A white pixie cut hairstyle is so trendy and classy. These hairstyles are perfect for staying on trend. Adding shades to pixies takes your entire style to another level.

#24: Salt-and-Pepper Curly Long Pixie

A salt-and-pepper curly long pixie is a fun style for older women who still want a fun everyday look. Add mousse and diffuse your natural curls to get full, bouncy natural curls.

Spiky pixie for women over 60 with thin grey hair
Instagram @stacy_stylist

#25: Spiky Pixie for Thin, Grey Hair

Be more daring with a spiky pixie for thin, grey hair. Thin hair is ultimately at its best when short, and a pixie ticks all the boxes. Be a little more creative when styling and add some height to achieve a lifting effect on the face.

Related: See more short spiky hairstyles for women over 60.

#26: Long Pixie for Older Women

A long pixie can offer a classic style without going too short. Elevating the length at the back of the head adds weight and structure to the hair. However, the shorter length can still skim the jaw without exposing too much of your face and ears.

#27: Pixie Haircut for Gray Hair

Add two striking elements with a pixie cut for overweight women over 60 with gray hair. Gray hair tends to become finer as we age, so a pixie adds life back. Pushing all the movement to the front of the face works well, disguising any concerns with recession areas. It also frames the face for a feminine style.

asymmetrical pixie cut for older women with straight hair
Instagram @mess.begley

#28: Asymmetrical Pixie Cut for Straight Hair

An asymmetrical pixie cut is a great transition style into a bob cut. It looks flattering on most face shapes, and its length can be customizable. Consider a texture paste-like Box O’ Bollox from Evo for styling.

👉 See more asymmetrical cuts for women over 60.

Gray Pixie Cut for Older Women
Instagram @stacy_stylist

#29: Gray Pixie Cut for Older Women

Gray pixie cuts should look effortless and great without even trying. Sure, it takes only a few minutes to jazz up hair like this. The best style for this chop is with a piece-y definition. Achieve it using wax or salt spray and make the layers stand out.

#30: Blonde Pixie

A blonde pixie is a soft, eye-catching hairstyle. The blonde hair color complements medium to light skin tones. Meet with a colorist regularly to keep its gloss, and use a purple shampoo to prevent brassiness. But what’s cool about it is it’s easy to style!

Pixie cut with long fringe for women in their 60s
Instagram @salon_reborn

#31: Pixie Cut with Fringe Hairstyle

A pixie cut with a fringe is a sweet, charming style. This ear-length chop does a great job with wavy locks. Waves are the perfect texture to show off the layers in this short haircut.

#32: Pixie with Bangs

A gorgeous pixie with bangs is a haircut with shorter layers for added texture. It offers a feathered definition that adds glamour to its complete style. This chop demands less styling and manipulation.

#33: Pixie for Wavy Hair

A tousled pixie for wavy hair screams maximum texture and volume. Use a flat iron to add waves and enhance the definition, especially if you have curly hair and want to tone it down slightly. For the finishing touch, apply enough balm to create separation and texture.

Pixie Cut for Seniors with Thin Hair
Instagram @_hairbyharold

#34: Pixie Cut for Thin Hair

One of the ideal pixie cuts for seniors with thin hair is a tapered one with many layers and textures. It offers fullness, volume, and movement.

Related: See more hair cuts for women over 60 with thin hair.

pixie cut for thick hair
Instagram @lylaclare

#35: Pixie Cut for Thick Hair

Pixie cuts for thick hair are easier to manipulate into texture and style. Sleek or textured? If you’re tired of your greyish hair, ask for a blonde color that will help hide the grey. The bad news is a dense mane can be very fragile and dry. So, stylists recommend moisturizing shampoo and conditioner when washing it.

pixie cut for older women with glasses
Instagram @hair_by_rae.m

#36: Feathered Pixie for Older Women with Glasses

The most flattering pixie for older women with glasses features feathered layers and a piece-y texture. This type of short pixie cut with glasses allows the locks to have a layered, rounded shape that suits seniors the best. And hey, adding blonde highlights and lowlights won’t hurt the look. The result is sassy and dimensional!

#37: Choppy Pixie

A choppy pixie for senior women gives their entire style softness and edginess. To style this chop, add a lot of texture to create a fuller-looking finish. Use a dry texture spray to work the shape and show off the choppy layers and texture.

very short pixie hairstyle for over 60
Instagram @hairbynikkiml

#38: Very Short Pixie

A very short pixie is a hairstyle that flatters an oval face shape.

#39: Soft Grey Pixie with Wispy Bangs

A pixie haircut is a good choice. The soft textured sides and top create the illusion of fuller hair. Add some root lifters directly on the roots and some textured cream towards the ends to give it a cool look. Salon upkeep would be every 4 to 6 weeks.