35 Modern And Mature Women’s Haircuts That Never Go Out Of Style (So You Won’t Either)

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Written by Rachel Miller

Updated: May 18, 2024

As a woman of a certain age, you need something that helps you look and feel younger. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with a list of expert-picked haircuts for older ladies that revive your vigorous, vibrant style, proving beauty has no age limits. 

Are you ready to find your next go-to look? Check out these 35 modern and mature women’s cuts that never go out of style, so you won’t either! 

#1. Textured Pixie with Choppy Layers

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The textured pixie with choppy layers is a brilliant trio of playful, simple, chic. It’s the perfect haircut for older women, bringing full volume and edgy texture for a lively, low-maintenance look, with the choppy layers adding that extra contemporary touch.

#2. Spiky Pixie with Highlighted Tips

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Go for spunky sophistication with a spiky pixie cut with highlighted tips! This chic pixie features a bold, spiky texture with highlighted tips to give a bold contrast, bringing the texture even more dimension and making your hair look thicker and fuller.

#3. Shaggy Bob with Layered Bangs

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Looking for something classy with a youthful flavor? You need a shaggy bob with layered bangs! The shaggy bob and layered bangs come together to make the ultimate face frame with a slight retro edge. Plus, this versatile style brings volume and definition to any hair type!

#4. Voluminous Short Bob with Side-Swept Bangs

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The voluminous short bob with side-swept bangs is a sleek and chic haircut for older women. It’s perfect for a simple yet stylish look, and the extra height is ideal for thinning hair. The short bob creates a jaw-tightening effect, making you look years younger. The side-swept bangs finish the look off with trendy charm.

#5. Asymmetrical Pixie with Undercut Detailing

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Contemporary, creative, and classy. That’s how we describe the asymmetrical pixie with undercut detailing. The contrast from the undercut makes the pixie’s layers look fuller and thicker for more volume and movement, magnifying the modern look of the asymmetrical pixie.

#6. Messy Bob with Wispy Layers and Sideburns

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Looking for a style that balances energetic with easygoing but adds a side of elegant charm? Go for a messy bob with wispy layers and sideburns! The messy bob brings that perfectly laidback undone texture, amplified by the wispy layers. Then, the sideburns bring an extra trendy finishing touch that helps define the bob’s flattering frame.

#7. Pixie with Bold Two-Tone Contrast

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Go fearless and fabulous with a vivacious pixie with a bold two-tone contrast! The pixie is already a bold and trendy haircut for older ladies, but you can take that to the top with a bold, two-tone contrast. Whatever colors you choose, the two-tone contrasts are sure to bring a high-fashion flair to your look.

#8. Angled Lob with Long Side Pieces

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Nothing is as effortlessly elegant as the angled lob with side pieces. Vigorous layering with longer side pieces adds softness and enhances the lob’s angles, creating a chic frame that also contours your facial features for a tasteful, age-defying aesthetic.

#9. Layered Bob with Subtle Balayage

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Want to give your look a simple lift with serious impact? You need a layered bob with subtle balayage! The layers give the timeless bob a lively level-up while retaining that chic frame. Then, the contrast of the balayage creates depth and dimension and amplifies the layers to energize thin and fine hair.

#10. Wavy Lob with Curtain Bangs

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The wavy lob with curtain bangs is all things timeless and trendy. This flowing lob is designed to enhance your natural waves with more volume and movement, while the curtain bangs bring that flirty finishing touch while highlighting your eyes.

#11. Shoulder-Length Cut with Textured Ends

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Bring your look something lovely and lively with a shoulder-length cut and textured ends. Shoulder lengths are the perfect haircuts for older women who want a youthful-looking aesthetic without losing too much length, leaving your styling options open. Then, the textured ends give any hair type high-voltage energy for a sparky charm.

#12. Blunt Lob with Subtle Waves

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Find perfectly balanced modern elegance in a blunt lob with subtle waves. The blunt lob gives your facial features a timeless frame, while subtle waves give the cut some volume, movement, and a dose of soft glam.

#13. Tousled Lob with Sun-Kissed Highlights

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Want a mature style with a slight beach babe aesthetic? Go for a tousled lob with sun-kissed highlights. The tousled lob gives that full-bodied coastal texture (which you can enhance with texturizing spray or beach waves). Then, the sun-kissed highlights bring the tousled texture more light and life, all while giving your skin a sunny glow.

#14. Rounded Polished Lob

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The rounded polished lob is all things classic and charming. It brings soft layering for just a pinch of movement to give your hair some life without losing that refined look. And, the rounded shape gives any face shape a flattering and age-defying frame.

#15. Long Layers with Side-Swept Bangs

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Whoever said long hair isn’t a flattering hairstyle for older women has clearly never seen long layers with side-swept bangs. Long layers bring gentle texture, giving your hair a breath of new life while offering a cute contour for your face to help you look younger. Then, the side-swept bangs complete the youthful frame like a trendy cherry on top.

#16. Long Waves with Subtle Balayage

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Beach babes never age; nothing proves that better than long waves with subtle balayage! Long waves are luxurious and voluminous, with subtle balayage to brighten things up and give them even more movement with a beautiful beachy twist. Get these seaside waves by using texturizing spray on natural or styled waves.

#17. Center-Parted Long Layered Cut

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A center-parted long layered cut is the perfect harmony of elegance and trendy flair. Long, layered hair is luxuriously chic and age-defying, with magnificent movement and versatility, while the center part keeps things balanced and sophisticated.

#18. Sleek and Straight Cut with Blunt Ends

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Polished and pristine. That’s the aesthetic you’ll get with a sleek and straight cut with blunt ends. This minimal but mesmerizing mature women’s cut is great for straight hair, giving it just a touch of life from the cut with that classic clean-and-tidy look from the blunt ends.

#19. Long Layers with Feathered Waves

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Looking for something bouncy, bright, and beautiful? You need long layers with feathered waves! The graceful layering is great for any hair type, but feathered waves give them dynamic movement to add a heavy dose of energy to this luxe and low-key look.

#20. Voluminous Waves with a Deep Side Part

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Voluminous waves in a deep side part is a simple style that instantly elevates your look. This old-school glam styrene makes you look years younger while creating a red-carpet-ready style, finished by the sultry side part.

#21. Textured Bob with Bold-Colored Accents

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Get something exuberant and absolutely eye-catching with a textured bob with bold-colored accents. The textured bob is the perfect fun and vibrant cut to set the tone for bold color accents, which bring a chic and unique twist. Plus, this is the best way to get creative with color without going too far.

#22. Pixie with Subtle Undercut and Bright Highlights

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Go for an edgy yet trendy twist on the classic pixie by adding a subtle undercut and bright highlights. The subtle undercut gives a slight contemporary contrast while making the top layers look longer, fuller, and thicker. Then, the bright highlights are the fab finishing touch, adding energy and a fun flair to the cut.

#23. Layered Bob with Shadow Root Color

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Love those soft, simple looks? You need to try a layered bob with a shadow root color. The bob gives you that classic girly frame, while the gentle layering brings smooth movement for that slightly blowout-inspired look. Then, the shadow root color creates more depth for thicker-looking roots with a side of modern edge.

#24. Chin-Length Bob with Geometric Fringe

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Give your look something chic and sharp with a chin-length bob and geometric fringe. The bold shape of the chin-length bob creates a slimmer, tighter jawline and cheekbones. And finally, the geometric fringe completes the frame with a cool contemporary charm.

#25. Shaggy Bob with Choppy Layers and Highlights

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The shaggy lob with choppy layers and highlights is a triple threat of trendy styles working together to create something simply stunning. The shaggy bob creates a chic but casual shape to put your best facial features forward, while the choppy layers bring exuberant texture for a carefree look. Then, the highlights brighten and define those layers, giving any skin tone a slight sunny glow.

#26. Lob with Dimensional Color

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Make your hair a masterpiece with a lob packed with dimensional color! This unique and youthful style takes your lob to the next level with multiple colors, giving the ultimate dimensional look with a whimsical twist. Feel free to get creative with color, too. It’s all up to you, babe!

#27. Long Layers with Multi-Tonal Highlights

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Fabulous and flowing long layers with multi-tonal highlights is a combo that has it all. The long layers give any hair texture the volume and texture it needs, magnified by the multi-tonal highlights that weave through to bring energy, depth, and dimension. Together, it’s all things graceful and gorgeous.

#28. Textured Pixie with Natural Gray

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Don’t hide your natural grays! Embrace them with style and confidence, and go for a textured pixie. This style blends classic and contemporary for an age-defying look. The pixie’s texture brings the finest, flattest hair back to life and slightly longer layers for a modern look, especially with your natural gray.

#29. Short Salt-and-Pepper Bob

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Want something polished with just a pinch of pizazz? You need a polished short salt and pepper bob. This sleek and chic haircut for older ladies features a short bob that effortlessly flatters any face shape, particularly highlighting the cheekbones and jawline for a younger look. Then, the salt and pepper color combo gives your hair a bit of definition while letting your natural look shine.

#30. Layered Bob with Silver Streaks

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A layered bob with silver streaks is a mature women’s cut that’s marvelously minimal with a modern edge. Not only are streaks a huge trend right now, but they also bring a futuristic flair that lightens and livens the layers of the bob for a cool and contemporary touch.

#31. Angled Bob with Natural Gray and Soft Highlights

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Go for an elevated natural look, like the angled bob with natural grays and soft highlights. The elegant, age-defying angled bob creates a smooth shape that contours your face, while the natural gray and soft highlights bring delicate definition with an undeniable organic charm.

#32. Long Waves with Subtle Gray Highlights

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Going for a fab flow? You need long waves with subtle gray highlights. Long waves are undeniably gorgeous, bringing instant luxury to your look, while the intricate highlight placement gives your waves a brighter look for better definition. But the seamless blend keeps things soft and simple, letting your long waves steal the show. 

#33. Twisted Updo with a Delicate Hair Accessory

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If you’re looking for an elegant and easy up for a special occasion, look no further than a twisted updo with a delicate hair accessory. All you have to do is curl your hair and twist and pin it into a fancy updo. Then, add a delicate hair accessory like a pin or clip to add that finishing finesse.

#34. Messy French Braid with Wispy Pieces

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Love those cut but casual looks? Go for a messy French braid with wispy pieces. The classic French braid is all things style and grace. But the messy texture and wispy pieces add that perfectly undone look. You can even add some curls for a slightly girly touch.

#35. Half-Up Style with Modern Bouffant and Tendrils

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Looking for something playful and lively? Try a half-up style with a modern bouffant and tendrils. This style combines elements to create something chic with just a dash of vintage flair. The half-up bouffant style brings that retro charm, while the tendrils bring volume, movement, and serious style.

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