Embrace Your Natural Texture
When it comes to chin-length hairstyles for women over 60, Candice’s advice is clear: embrace your natural texture. Rather than fighting against it, work with what you have. This approach allows you to enhance your hair’s natural beauty, creating a style that complements your features and reflects your personality. Whether you have fine/thin hair, thick hair, aging hair, naturally curly/coily, wavy, or straight hair, embrace your unique texture and let it shine.
Considerations for Face Shapes
Addressing the concerns of various face shapes, Candice emphasizes that there is no one-size-fits-all solution. While different textures may behave differently, the current hairstyling trends offer endless possibilities. Candice suggests choosing a style that you love and wearing it proudly, regardless of your face shape. Whether you have a round face, square face, long face, oval face, heart face, or any other shape, the key is to find a style that makes you feel confident and comfortable in your own skin.
Styling Tips and Tricks
To achieve the best results with chin-length hairstyles, Candice shares some helpful styling tips and tricks. These techniques work well for women over 60 with different lifestyle types, whether you’re a working professional, busy mom, active individual, or enjoying retirement.
- Hand styling, air drying, and diffusing: These techniques allow you to enhance your natural textures and shape. Embrace the beauty of your hair’s movement and let it air dry or gently diffuse it for a soft and effortless look.
- Try asymmetry: Tucking one side of your hair can create a fun and stylish asymmetrical look. This technique adds a touch of flair to your chin-length hairstyle and showcases your individuality.
Candice also recommends a couple of products that can help you achieve your desired chin-length hairstyle:
- HAIRSTORY’s New Wash: This innovative product is an excellent way to add moisture and life back into your hair. It eliminates the need for excessive styling products, leaving your hair refreshed and nourished.
- HAIRSTORY’s Powder: This aerosol-free dry shampoo is perfect for giving your hair a little lift or extending the life of your style for a day or two. It adds volume and texture without weighing your hair down.
Pictures of the Most Spectacular Chin-Length Hairstyles for Over 60
#1: Brown Bixie with Subtle Blonde Highlights
A brown bixie with subtle blonde highlights is a chic haircut that adds a touch of glamour to any look. The bixie is typically cut short and close to the head, with the hair falling in soft and wispy layers. The brown color gives it a classic and timeless feel. And the subtle blonde highlights add a modern and fresh element to the overall look. This haircut is perfect for highlighting the wearer’s facial features.
#2: Very Short Round Stacked Crop
Think about the brushed-back look of a very short layered hairstyle. The angled sides, along with extended layers, make this hairstyle look pleasing. Add a short back and a long fringe to create perfect lines for an attractive style. You ought to use a medium round brush and a smoothing cream. Then, blow dry your hair away from your face.
#3: Edgy Textured Bob with Fringe
Consider an edgy, textured bob with a fringe. If you’re in your 60s and want an edgy cut, here’s a new option. You could go for a chin-length bob with a mix of blunt and piecey ends. Such a cut gives a modern twist to the classic graduated bob. Style it with some volumizing sprays or mousse for extra texture and body.
#4: Sleek Bob with Maroon Red Color
A maroon red color enhances a sleek bob’s appearance. Those with warm complexions should try a maroon color, regardless of age. A sleek bob enhances finer hair textures. It can give off Uma Thurman Pulp Fiction vibes when paired with French blunt bangs.
#5: Short Wedge Undercut Bob
A short wedge undercut bob is an ideal hairstyle for women with thick hair. An undercut reduces your hair volume by nearly half, specifically the thick sections, resulting in a cooler style that’s quicker to manage. The undercut style also allows your hair to curl under effortlessly, enhancing the look. One drawback of an undercut is its quick growth. You might need to trim the undercut before your whole hair requires its next cut.
#6: Low-Maintenance Bob on Natural Gray Hair
A low-maintenance bob cut on natural gray hair is not only easy but also chic. Although gray hair is usually low-maintenance, it can sometimes become a little yellow. You can combat this yellowness by washing with a purple shampoo, like Kevin Murphy’s Blonde Angel Treatment or Amika’s Bust Your Brass. The uniform length of the haircut makes the blow drying process faster. You won’t have to worry about making every layer perfect.
#7: Round Gray Bob with Wispy Bangs
A short bob with wispy bangs would be a great option for women over 60. The bangs soften the look of your facial features. The chin-length bob creates volume in your hair. You should discuss layers with your stylist. Depending on your hair thickness, you may benefit from having more or less texture.
#8: Curled Chin Bob with Sleek Fringe
I love how much thicker the client’s hair looks with a curled chin-length bob and sleek fringe. A chin-length bob cut can make your cheekbones stand out. It also gives the illusion of lift. With added texture, the waves take this look over the top.
#9: Messy Layered Short Bob
A messy short bob is a cute cut that suits most face shapes. Bringing your length up makes styling easy. Plus, short hair instantly uplifts facial features. Ask your stylist for medium layers. Layers will add a tousled movement and give your hair a fuller look. To finish your hairstyle, scrunch the hair dry to bring out your natural wave. Then, soften it with a round brush vertically. Use an iron for any touch-ups.
#10: Short Textured Shag with Mini Bangs
Try the easy-care style of a short textured shag with mini bangs. If you have wavy hair, this shape will be effortless for you. Let your hair air dry with a bit of curl amplifier. If needed, you can soften the bangs with a dryer and a round brush. Ask for short layers and a wispy bang to achieve the desired shape. The textured haircut flows away from the face, suiting all face shapes. Additionally, it helps uplift sagging features.
#11: Layered Wavy Medium Bob
A layered wavy bob is one of the most perfect cuts. You’ll enjoy versatility and a soft sexy shape without all the work of long hair. Medium layers give you a tousled look when curled, You also have the choice to blow dry your hair straight. If you choose to straighten your cut, you can create a messy look with a wax product. A medium-length bob suits all face shapes and doesn’t need regular trimmings.
#12: Deep Side Part Bob with Curls
If you have natural curls, try a bob cut with a side part. Changing your hair’s part will give you more volume. The shorter length of hair will help your curls bounce up! A chin-length hairstyle for women over 60 is a flattering length since it won’t make your face sag down.
#13: Straight Wispy Bob with Side Bangs
A straight wispy bob with side-swept bangs is a great option for any fine-haired lady! The short length makes the ends of the hair appear thicker. The bangs add texture and movement to prevent the haircut from having a triangle shape.
#14: Curly Chin-Length Bob on Grey Hair
The cut at chin length and shape help the natural curls fall nicely. Cutting curly hair can be tricky. You need enough layers to keep your look full and not too round while keeping thickness on your ends. A curl cream or mousse would be best for styling to keep your curls hydrated and frizz-free.
#15: Choppy Layered Hair with Waves for Thin Hair
A choppy layered haircut with waves is a trendy and stylish hairstyle for those with thin hair. The waves add volume and fullness to the hair, creating the illusion of thicker hair. The choppy layers add movement and a sense of fun to the style. This hairstyle will leave you feeling beautiful whether you’re going for a casual or formal look.
#16: Classic Round Bob with Thinner Ends
A classic round bob with thinner ends is a timeless and elegant haircut. The bob is cut to above the shoulders, with the hair falling in a rounded shape that frames the face beautifully. The thinner ends give it a modern and updated feel with added movement and texture. Whether for a formal or casual look, this haircut will leave you feeling confident and beautiful.
#17: Short Feathered Bob with Face Frame
A short feathered bob with a face frame is a stylish and modern haircut. It combines the timeless beauty of a bob with the added dimension of feathered layers. The face-framing layers are cut to frame the face beautifully. They draw attention to the wearer’s facial features. This feathered hairstyle perfectly showcases the wearer’s playful and trendy side. The feathered layers add a touch of fun and youthful energy to the overall look. The face-framing layers help to give the hair a sense of structure and balance.
#18: High-Stacked Bob for Thick Hair
A high-stacked bob for thick hair is a bold and voluminous haircut that adds a touch of drama to any look. The bob is typically cut shorter in the back and longer in the front. And the hair is stacked high on top of the head to create a dramatic and edgy look. This style is perfect for those with thick hair. It allows the hair to be thinned out and layered in a way that adds volume and movement. The high stack adds a touch of drama to the overall look, making it perfect for those who want to make a statement.
#19: Voluminous Wavy Bob Hairstyle
A voluminous wavy bob hairstyle is a playful and feminine haircut. It’s perfect for those who want to add a touch of glamour and sophistication to their look. The hair is typically cut to a chin-length bob with layers that add volume and movement. The waves add texture and depth to the look, creating a sense of fullness and body.
#20: Face-Framing Short Bob for Fine Hair
A face-framing short bob for fine hair is a chic and elegant haircut. It’s perfect for those with delicate and fine hair. The hair is typically cut to a short length with layers that frame the face beautifully. This creates a sense of structure and balance to the overall look. It makes it perfect for those who want to highlight their facial features. The face-framing layers add depth and dimension to the overall look. This makes the hair appear fuller and thicker. It’s beneficial for those with fine hair, as it helps to create the illusion of thicker hair.
#21: Salt-and-Pepper Short Haircut with Side Fringe
A salt-and-pepper short haircut with a side fringe is a chic hairstyle that adds a touch of maturity to any look. The hair is typically cut to a short length with a side fringe that falls gracefully across the forehead. The salt-and-pepper color gives it a mature and refined feel. It’s perfect for those who want to embrace their natural hair color. The color adds depth and dimension to the overall look while still having a sense of natural beauty.
#22: Chin Bob with Swoopy Layers
A chin bob with swoopy bangs is a great option if you are looking for a classy short cut. This cut will give you tons of volume and body, even on super-fine hair.
#23: Bronde Mini Bob with Light Bangs
A bronde mini bob with light bangs is a trendy and modern hairstyle. It combines the elegance of a bob with the playfulness of light bangs. The hair is typically cut to a chin-length bob with subtle layers that add movement and texture. The hair color is a mixture of blonde and brown, creating a beautiful bronde hue that is both natural and chic. The light bangs are a soft and subtle addition to the hairstyle, framing the forehead.
#24: Short Blunt Hair with Sharp Ends
A short, blunt haircut with sharp ends is a bold, modern hairstyle that exudes confidence and style. The hair is typically cut to a short length with the ends trimmed to a sharp point. This creates a striking and edgy look perfect for those who want to make a statement with their hair. This hairstyle is good for showcasing the wearer’s sharp and angular features. The short length and sharp ends draw attention to the jawline and cheekbones
#25: Short Silver Inverted Bob with Thin Bangs
A short silver inverted bob with thin bangs is a trendy and daring haircut that adds a touch of spice to any look. This haircut is perfect for highlighting the wearer’s jaw, as the shorter back and longer front draw attention to this area. The sleek and straight lines of the bob add a touch of elegance to the overall look. And the silver color adds a youthful and trendy vibe. The thin bangs accentuate the wearer’s forehead and add a playful element to the overall look.
#26: Brown Rounded Bob with Full Bangs
A brown rounded bob with full bangs is a simple, modern haircut that exudes a youthful and playful vibe. The bob is typically cut just above the shoulders, with the hair framing the face in a sleek and clean line. The bangs are cut straight across the forehead, adding a touch of retro flair to the overall look. The fresh, youthful look of the bob and bangs combo is perfect for ladies in their 60s. It offers an edge to their appearance without going over the top.
#27: Short Wavy Hair with Silver Tones
Consider the pretty style of short wavy hair with silver tones. In my opinion, a tousled bob is one of the best hairstyles with its messy vibe. Ladies with grey hair can flaunt it in this cute shape and still look youthful. To create the shape, medium layers on a short bob length will allow you to add curls with a 3/4-inch iron easily. Spray with a soft hairspray, run your fingers through, and love your style.
#28: Honey Blonde Graduated Bob
Check out this graduated honey blonde bob. Short chin-length bobs with bold eyeglasses are a modern look for women in their 60s. A combination of honey-blonde highlights and lowlights creates an elegant color. Ask your stylist for a mix of colors to create a beautiful dimensional blonde that suits your skin tone.
#29: White Blonde for Side Part Bob
A white blonde bob with a side part is a classic haircut that is flattering for women of any age. When choosing a length for your bob, I recommend referring to your facial features. Keeping the haircut below chin-length will help elongate round faces.
#30: Chin-Length Straight Textured Bob
Straight bobs cut at chin-length are great options for women with coarse or thick hair. Adding texture to the surface of the cut will help reduce bulk. And it will make the haircut appear more interesting.
#31: Chin-Length Tousled Hair with Choppy Layers
Try a new style like this chin-length tousled hair with choppy layers. If you’ve always worn a short bob, you may want to experiment with piecey texture. Adding in shattered layers can keep your style youthful. Ask your stylist to add shattered texture to your traditional bob for a new shape.
#32: Face-Framing Sleek Slob
A face-framing sleek slob cut with highlights is a flattering and timeless hairstyle. This haircut and style are best featured on women over 60. Doing a classic bob is always a safe bet and very complimentary. Try incorporating a soft baby highlight for extra brightness around your face.
#33: Gray Bob with Rounded Stacked Layers
Try this bob with rounded stacked layers if you are rocking your naturally gray hair. This cut has a very chic and neat look to it. It’s also a great cut to accentuate your cheekbones.
#34: Golden Brown Graduated Wispy Bob
Enjoy the light airiness of a golden brown graduated wispy bob. A wispy bob differs from a traditional bob in that it contains shorter layers throughout the cut. The short layers produce wispy ends around the face, especially on fine hair textures. The soft pieces around the face are a great way to camouflage unwanted lines and wrinkles. Enhance your appearance with this beautiful and easy-to-style hairdo.
#35: Short Silver A-Line Bob with Long Bangs
Are you an older woman with short hair? This short a-line bob with long bangs on silver hair is so chic! This look is so versatile as it gives you a refined look while still having that edgy vibe. You get tons of volume which will complement your favorite features!
#36: Side-Swept Bob with Subtle Layers
Adding subtle layers to a side-swept bob will make the haircut lay beautifully. Layering a bob reduces weight from the length, which will help the hair to bevel under nicely.
#37: Angled Medium Bob with Soft Layers
An angled medium bob with soft layers is a modern and stylish haircut that adds a touch of elegance to any look. The hair is typically cut to a medium length with an angled shape that is shorter in the back and longer in the front. Soft layers are added to create a sense of movement and texture in the hair. This hairstyle is perfect for showcasing the wearer’s facial features. The angled shape and soft layers draw attention to the jawline, cheekbones, and eyes.
#38: Blonde Pixie Bob with Wispy Layers
Wispy layers on a blonde pixie bob give texture and volume to the haircut. Women with natural waves will love this style because adding a light mousse and letting it air dry is all it requires to style.