Hair & hairstyles

Bob Hairstyles for Women Over 50 – Some Inspirational Ideas from the Stars

Medium length hair is the perfect length for women 50 and over. The hair is still long enough to look stylish and feminine, but also not too long to require a lot of grooming and styling. So you can’t go wrong with a bob hairstyle where the hair falls somewhere between the chin and a few inches above the shoulders.

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This length works for any hair texture or face shape. Today we are going to show you a few inspiring ideas on the subject of bob hairstyles for women over 50. The bob is a super popular haircut with the stars and never goes out of style.

The versatility of bob hairstyles

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Bob hairstyles are a chic choice for older women. Regardless of whether you have straight, wavy or fine hair, you will find it in our picture gallery. There is a perfect bob for every face shape or hair texture.

The bob often refers to medium length hair that goes from just above or below the chin or is cut almost to the shoulders. The haircut is super diverse but can take on many different styles – from classic and sophisticated to cheeky and extravagant. Browse through our collection of ideas and discover the look that fits your personality and lifestyle perfectly.

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A classic bob for women over 50

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Any woman with a beautiful chin and neck will look great with a bob haircut. The classic bob is a wonderful look that is particularly popular with women aged 50 and over. The hair reaches slightly above the chin, has a lot of volume and the tips are blown inwards.

It depends on your personality whether or not the bob is right for you. If you like classic and clean styles and consider yourself sophisticated, this hairstyle is an excellent choice.

Chin-length bob with angled bangs

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Christine Baranski is known for her stunning voluminous bob. The individual strands of hair are turned back and fixed with hairspray to emphasize her beautiful face. It’s harder to get that much volume into long hair. The shorter you wear your hair, the better your hairstyle will hold its shape.

Bob Hairstyle for Women 50+ with Glasses – Diane Keaton’s Style

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This hairstyle suits Diane Keaton perfectly because it doesn’t compete with her funky dress style. The hair is fringed and cut in layers. A sleek, classic bob wouldn’t look so good on her. It’s a perfect example of how a haircut should fit a woman’s personality.

Keaton wears pretty nice glasses too. If you also wear glasses, you can try this look. It’s a fashion accessory that most women over 50 wear.

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A gray long bob

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If you are one of those women who proudly wear their naturally gray hair, the bob is a great haircut for you. This length brings a lot of swing and movement into the hair. Better still, if you wear glasses, a modern eyeglass frame will look fabulous in combination with a gray bob.

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To style a bob, you will need a hair dryer and a brush. Use a straightening iron for a sleek look. A medium-length bob needs to be trimmed every six to eight weeks. With a short bob, you go for trimming every four weeks.

A chin-length, layered bob is great for wavy hair

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The bob hairstyles generally fit every face shape and hair structure. However, it depends on which bob style is chosen. There are a couple of things to keep in mind:

– If you have a round face, a long bob would be perfect for you.

– Bobs are best for thin to medium-thick hair.

– If you have curly or thick wavy hair, the bob should be heavily layered to reduce the volume.

– If you have fine hair, ask your barber for an “A-line layered bob”. In this haircut, the layers are shorter in the back and longer in the front. That creates a lot of volume at the approach.

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But bobs can also look really great on thick, wavy hair. This chin-length bob from Alfre Woodard is super girly while also having a sleek, mature look. The long waves frame her face beautifully and show off her lovely dark skin.

Casual and sophisticated at the same time

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Helen Mirren always looks good in her signature gray bob with slanted bangs. But she changes the haircut so often that we almost forget that it is always a bob cut. That just shows the versatility of bob hairstyles.

A wavy long bob from 50

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The long bob is another variant of the classic bob cut. It is perfect for wavy hair and lets every curl shine. To conjure up this naturally wavy bob, put some salt spray on damp hair and curl your hair while it dries.

An A-line bob with angled bangs

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The A-line bob looks very youthful and confident. A-line means that the hair is cut a little shorter in the back than in the front. The effect can best be seen from the side.

A short bob from 50

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Bob hairstyles can also be cut pretty short. Steps at the roots add volume to thinner hair.

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Side cut bangs are a great addition to the bob cut. Blow dry your bangs with the round brush by moving the nozzle of your blow dryer from top to bottom. Brush the bangs left and right as you blow dry them.

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The blunt bob, chin length

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Not all bob hairstyles are characterized by layers or a pony. The blunt bob, for example, is currently all the rage. The hair is cut without layers or thinning. A simple haircut like this one is an excellent way to make your hair color shine. Whether yours are colored blonde, red, brown or gray, the look will look beautiful.

Combine blunt bob with straight bangs

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The length of a classic bob is an inch or two below the chin. A blunt cut pony also goes very well with this. In combination with straight hair and a narrow face, it looks very classy.

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The versatile long bob from 50

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The long bob is one of the most changeable hairstyles. You can change the look of your bob every day by letting it dry naturally and blow-drying it with a brush. You can curl the hair too.

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To style a bob, add some hair mousse to the roots and lengths after washing, and use a large, flat hairbrush instead of a round brush to style the tips inward.

A bob for fine hair over 50

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The layered bob looks great on straight, thin hair. With bangs and subtle layers, it’s a secret weapon for adding volume. Some wonderful highlights also provide more structure.

Layered bob for fine hair

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Basically, the finer and thinner the hair, the more subtle the individual levels should be. If you have a round face, pair the bob cut with longer, sloping bangs.

A short bob

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Many women over 50 opt for a short haircut. A short bob that matches your hair texture can give you a very personable appearance. This hairstyle is perfect for medium-thick hair. The first stage starts at ear level.

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A youthful bob

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Iman has been modeling for decades and it’s hard to believe she’s in her sixties. This look is a perfect example of how a woman can look years younger with the right hairstyle. The long bob perfectly frames her elongated face and draws attention to her eyes. The highlights give the chocolate brown hair color bright, lively color accents.

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A full volume bob

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A short bob with this much volume works best on oval, long, and heart-shaped faces. If you have naturally curly or thick hair, this look can be tried out.

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