Pretty Shoulder-Length Hairstyles for Women Over 50

This haircut works on Diane Keaton because it doesn't compete with her spunky style. It's simple, flattering, and no-nonsense.

1. Classic Lob

We often associate bangs with wispy layers or a sleek blunt cut. But bangs are certainly for curly girls too.

2. Curly Curtain Bangs


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Voluminous layers and honeyed highlights—paired with a quick go-around of a one-inch curling wand—will give you a stunning 'do like Iman's above.

3. Wavy Lob

To recreate Meryl Streep's look,which appears more voluminous on top and thinner at the ends, ask your stylist if you're a candidate to have your hair cut with hair thinning scissors.

4. Tapered Volume

Bangs are the perfect way to bring dimension to a straight style, especially when you're working with a shorter length.

5. Lob With Parted Fringe

Rather than looking choppy, Angela Bassett's layers are artfully placed with the shortest ones side-swept to achieve maximum volume.

6. Feathered Bob

The '70s had no shortage of middle parts or face-framing Farrah Fawcett layers, and Octavia Spencer's style features both.

7. '70s-Inspired Shag

A deep side part and a shiny, sleek lob are perfect for any occasion. For this cut, ask your stylist for blunt ends if you're looking to feign a thicker mane.

8. Retro Lob

The secret to voluminous hair lies in a good cut and great styling (styling sprays, curling irons, etc).

9. Wispy Layers

Embracing your natural curls like Oprah Winfrey will make things much easier on your hair.

10. Curly Lob

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