35 Flattering Hairstyles for Women Over 50 with Bangs

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Written by Rachel Miller

Updated: March 1, 2024

If you’re a woman over 50 with bangs, you’re going to love—and I mean love—these hairstyles. No matter how you rock your bangs, you’re practically guaranteed to look flawlessly put together. From the pixie cut to the the lob to curtain bangs, we’ve got you covered with our list of the best hairstyles for women over 50 with bangs.

Sleek Pixie Cut with Wispy Bangs

The sleek pixie cut look gives you an elegant and youthful appearance with wispy bangs. This style is perfect for fine to medium hair with a look toward facial features, especially the eyes and cheekbones. But maintenance is key; regular trims keep the sleek shape intact. Choose lightweight styling products so that your hair does not feel heavy.

#2. Asymmetrical Lob with Side Bangs

Asymmetrical Lob with Side Bangs

The asymmetrical lob with side bangs is a modern take on classic versions. It is suitable for a large number of hair types, which provides it with unique visual attractiveness. It has versatile styling; wear it sleek or in waves. An asymmetrical visual picture balances oval and heart-shaped faces, making this cut particularly flattering.

#3. Soft Layered Midi with Curtain Bangs

Soft Layered Midi with Curtain Bangs

If you want to achieve a beautiful and delicate hairstyle, then a soft layered midi cut with curtain bangs is perfect. The layers give a sense of movement and volume, while the bangs head to frame your face. It is appropriate for almost all face shapes, and the hair should be of medium to thick texture. Volumizing mousse for extra body.

#4. Angled Bob with Razor Cut Bangs

Angled Bob with Razor Cut Bangs

Sport an angled bob complemented with razor-cut bangs for an edgier, sleeker look. The angle frames your jawline, and the bangs balance the look. If your hair is fine or straight, it’s worth choosing the style. Straighten for a sleeker look or tousled hair using a texturizing spray.

#5. Textured Pixie Bob with Short Bangs

Textured Pixie Bob with Short Bangs

The short bangs and textured pixie bob is a courageous look of confidence. This is a style that looks glamorous on all hair types, but it’s particularly good for wave and curly locks. The short texture in front will add volume and focus attention to your eyes. Define the texture with a pomade or wax.

#6. Long Layered Cut with Feathered Bangs

Long Layered Cut with Feathered Bangs

A simple and chic look can be achieved through a long layered cut with feathered bangs. The layers make your hair move while the bangs are feathered to harmonize the style. The product is ideal for all hair textures, especially thick hairs. Style with a round brush and blow dryer to perfect the layers.

#7. Medium Wavy Cut with Blunt Bangs

Medium Wavy Cut with Blunt Bangs

This softness and structure are brought out by the medium wavy cut with blunt bangs. The waves in the hair make it flirty coiffure, while the front bangs are edgy. This hairstyle looks good on middling, thickish hairs. Use a curl-enhancing cream or sea salt spray to keep the waves.

#8. Pixie with Long Side-Swept Bangs

Pixie with Long Side Swept Bangs

Pixie cut with long side-swept bangs is both stylish and easy to maintain. The feminine feel of the short style is provided through the longer bangs, which allows for its wear on various occasions. It fits a variety of face shapes and hair types. Style for control (without stiffness) with a lightweight gel.

#9. Voluminous Curls with Wispy Fringe

Voluminous Curls with Wispy Fringe

The long voluminous curls and the wispy fringe give it a romantic appeal. Ideal for natural curls or perms, this style will make your hair look buoyant and full-bodied. The bright border gives it a playful look. Spritz the hair with a curl-defining cream to improve the curls, and use a light hairspray to make sure that the fringe holds.

#10. Classic Pageboy Cut with Full Bangs

Classic Pageboy Cut with Full Bangs

The hairdo has retained its classic pageboy cut with full bangs. It suits straight hair that needs to look sleek and polished. Full bangs are thrown through your face, highlighting your eyes. You must have regular trims to keep it in shape. Finish off with a hair-smoothening serum.

#11. Tousled Lob with Micro Bangs

Tousled Lob with Micro Bangs

Micro bangs and a tousled lob look edgy and modern. The tousled waves give the hair some texture, and the micro bangs speak louder. It is perfect for people whose hair is either straight or wavy. However, style your hair with texturizing spray and scrunch it for an effortless beach look.

#12. Retro-Inspired Beehive with Side Bangs

Retro Inspired Beehive with Side Bangs

The side bangs complete the retro-inspired beehive with a modern touch of nostalgia. Do it for a statement style; dress to impress! The voluntary beehive is softened by the side bangs. However, this would also require the use of the strong-hold hairspray.

#13. Messy Updo with Soft Bangs

Messy Updo with Soft Bangs

Soft bangs combined with a messy updo are very trendy and suitable for any occasion. Touches of elegance are felt in the soft bangs. This type of rock star should be done on medium to long hair. Secure the updo with bobby pins and a lightweight hairspray to keep it natural-looking.

#14. Bouncy Curly Bob with Layered Bangs

Bouncy Curly Bob with Layered Bangs

Bouncy curly bob with layered bangs is fun and vibrant. The layers are ideal for adding shape to the curls in naturally curly or permed hair. The bangs are also cut to merge with the curls elegantly. Blow-dry with a diffuser to expand the volume and definition of the curls.

#15. Straight Mid-Length Cut with Arched Bangs

Straight Mid Length Cut with Arched Bangs

A straight mid-length cut with arched bangs looks neat and classy. The arched bangs shape your forehead, and the blunt cut is very neat. This style is great for straight, fine hair. For getting a straight finish, use a flat iron, and for hair healthiness, apply heat to protect.

#16. Undercut Bob with Side Fringe

Undercut Bob with Side Fringe

The undercut bob with side fringe is a trendy and modern hairdo. It is an undercut with the feel of a traditional bob and sideways fringe. This style is for straight hair or with a bit of wave and makes any look sharper. Apply a cream to the fringe in order to make it smooth and define the line of the undercut.

#17. Wavy Shoulder-Length with Side-Swept Fringe

Wavy Shoulder Length with Side Swept Fringe

It presents a casual yet fashionable look characterized by wavy shoulder-length hair with side-swept fringe. The waves give it volume and fullness; the fringes will lie beautifully on your face. It is perfect for medium to thick hair. Use a curling iron for waves with more texture, and hold the fringe by using light hairspray.

#18. Bowl Cut with Feathered Bangs

Bowl Cut with Feathered Bangs

Bowl cut with feathered bangs is an eye-catching look that brings together vintage and contemporary aspects. The feathery bangs mitigate the bluntness of the bowl cut, rendering it wearable and trendy. Ideal for straight or slightly wavy hair, to keep this cut looking sleek, you need trims every six weeks and a smoothing serum.

#19. Long Straight Hair with See-Through Bangs

Long Straight Hair with See Through Bangs

The long straight hair with see-through bangs gives a clean and chic appearance. These see-through bangs do not cover up your face, but help frame it softly, emphasizing the facial features. Use a flat iron to achieve a sleek look and light hairspray on the bangs, which is suitable for all hair types.

#20. Bohemian Waves with Curtain Fringe

Bohemian Waves with Curtain Fringe

Laid-back and feminine style is a bohemian waves with curtain fringe hairstyle. The relaxed look of the soft waves and slightly modern curtain fringe. It is most suitable for medium through thick hair. For a natural finish, just wave, run a large barrel curling iron through the hair and spray a small amount of texturizing spray.

#21. Elegant Chignon with Wispy Side Bangs

Elegant Chignon with Wispy Side Bangs

It is perfect for elegant affairs to wear an updo with a twisted chignon and wispy side bangs. The chignon provides a touch of glamour to this look, while the lack of fringe keeps things soft and girly. This particular style is most suitable for medium and long hair, without forgetting a fine-toothed comb and hairspray to develop an elegant chignon to keep the bangs in check.

#22. Soft Pixie with Rounded Bangs

Soft Pixie with Rounded Bangs

Gentle and soft pixie with rounded bangs is a softer interpretation of the classic pixie. It is suitable for different face shapes because the rounded bangs help to soften the features. A light pomade or wax – perfect for fine to medium hair — adds style and texture.

#23. A-Line Bob with Heavy Fringe

A Line Bob with Heavy Fringe

A neat A-line bob with straight heavy fringe will stay in fashion any time. The A-line cut creates some depth and dimension, while the dense fringe softens the face and emphasizes the eyes. The best match for Swiss curl style is straight or nearly straight hair. Apply a smoothing serum and then use a flat iron to straighten the look.

#24. Curly Pixie with Defined Bangs

Curly Pixie with Defined Bangs

For a playful and trendy option, think of curly pixie with defined bangs. With the curls, your hair is voluminous and wavy, while the defined bangs focus on framing your face. For naturally curly hair, opt for a curl-enhancing cream that will emphasize the curls and a light hairspray to hold down the bangs.

#25. Layered Shag with Textured Bangs

Layered Shag with Textured Bangs

A contemporary variation of the classic shag cut is the layered shag with textured bangs. This gives the hair more body and bounce, and the choppy bangs contribute to an easy-going, relaxed hairstyle. Use also a texturizing spray appropriate to your hair type and for boosting the layers.

#26. Straight Lob with Full, Straight-Cut Bangs

Straight Lob with Full Straight Cut Bangs

A neat straight lob with full, straight-cut bangs looks stylish and sophisticated. The long bob, or lob, offers a degree of flexibility in terms of length, while the full bangs show love for distinction. Straight hair works best for this style. To keep the hair sleek, use a flat iron and curl sprays to keep hold of the bangs.

#27. Beachy Waves with Long Layered Bangs

Beachy Waves with Long Layered Bangs

Summery beach waves with long layered bangs is refreshing for older woman. Easy, relaxed waves and long layered bangs soften. This style is perfect for medium-thick hair. For the bangs, a light holds hairspray and sea salt spray for tousled waves.

#28. Chic French Bob with Short Bangs

Chic French Bob with Short Bangs

Classic Paris-inspired is a chic French bob with short bangs. The bob is sophisticated, and the bangs are just for fun. This style is suitable for people with straight or slightly wavy hair. Finish it off by applying the hair down with a smoothing serum and a little light hairspray to contain the bangs.

#29. Long Layers with Side Bangs and Volume

Long Layers with Side Bangs and Volume

It is a long layered hairstyle with side bangs and volume that looks glamorous and feminine. With face-framing side bangs and lots of layers, you get body and movement. It is useful for all hair types, and it will work for you. To make the layers even more effective and voluminous, you should use a little bit of volumizing mousse on your hair and then dry it out with a diffuser.

#30. Sophisticated Updo with Side-Swept Fringe

Sophisticated Updo with Side Swept Fringe

Formal occasions are well suited for a sophisticated updo with side-swept fringe. The updo is neat and classy, while the side-swept fringe gives it a stylish touch. This is ideal for medium to long hair, and one can secure the updo with bobby pins and use a light hairspray to keep fringe in place.

#31. Vintage Waves with Retro Bangs

Vintage Waves with Retro Bangs

These vintage waves with retro bangs will add a classic glamour to your style. Textured waves are timeless Hollywood glamour, and a little nod to the past comes with those retro bangs. This style is suitable for medium to long hair; you can use a medium-barrel curling iron for the waves and fixate the bangs with a light hairspray.

#32. Casual Pixie with Spiky Bangs

Casual Pixie with Spiky Bangs

This is a fun and edgy hairstyle that the casual pixie with spiky bangs. These spiky bangs update the classic pixie cut, making it youthful and modern. Use a texturizing paste or wax for spiking the bangs and defining them; It is suitable for all hair types.

#33. Medium Cut with Flowy Side Bangs

Medium Cut with Flowy Side Bangs

The medium cut and flowy bangs on the side create delicate femininity. The length is very versatile, with nicely sweeping side bangs that fall gently across your forehead, framing your face perfectly. It is ideal for medium or thick hair types. Blow-dry using a round brush to end up with a smooth, fluid finish.

#34. Glamorous Hollywood Waves with Blunt Bangs

Glamorous Hollywood Waves with Blunt Bangs

Blunt bangs give a vintage feel to glamorous Hollywood waves. These deep waves are reminiscent of Hollywood’s glam stars, while blunt bangs keep things modern. Perfect for medium to long hair, get a big barrel curling iron for the waves and some smoothing serum in the bangs.

#35. Edgy Short Cut with Angular Bangs

Edgy Short Cut with Angular Bangs

With angular bangs for a mature look, the edgy remake short cut is another bold statement haircut. The cut is kind of angular in nature, and the sharp angles are quite striking. It has some sort of angular bangs, which give a rather unique frame to your face. This style is suitable for the straight or wavy hair. Apply a styling wax or gel to keep the flat, sharp style and create an outline around it.


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