Hairstyles For Older Women

50 Best Mom Hairstyles To Look Classically Modern

October 2, 2018
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Styling your hair according to your age is the best thing to do. Something that you can carry easily with every outfit and something that suits you should be your hairstyle. Many moms try and wish to keep it simple yet elegant with their natural looking hairstyles, but some want to look their best with the hairstyles that are ruling. So the current scenario is that whatever be the trend, you got to look good in what you like.

It is not mandatory that the style which is preferred by one person or that suits a particular person might suit some other. This is entirely not the case. You need to get any hairstyle done that looks good on you. There are so many styling trends that keep changing season to season. For brides, there are many styles, and the regular styles are entirely different. Try choosing such mom hairstyles that you can carry confidently and moreover that suits you.

As you age, your hair naturally turns gray or starts falling. And that looks quite mature and gives you a sensible look to. Today, women are opting for various colors and highlights to cover their grays. But on the other hand, some females prefer to keep it simple and natural. Let’s see how to take care of your hair while being a mom.

Hair care tips for mom

We know how exhausting it can be to raise a child, along with managing your home and workplace. You might hardly get time for yourself, but we also know no matter what, you want to look your best. So here are some of the great tips you can use for your hair care to get healthy shiny hair.

  • Drink plenty of water

Drinking water has several benefits, and one of them is having great hair. It keeps your locks hydrates, strengthen the strands, and makes them look good. It also enhances the hair growth. For those who are using hair extensions, they need to make sure that they are using right shampoo to clean them.

  • No need to wash every day

Try to wash your hair after 3-4 days. It also depends on what you are doing and how you want your hair to look like. Those who have dry hair, need to do this since the natural oils will come all the way down to the locks and prevent dryness.

One can also go for dry shampoo; it will keep your hair clean even without the wash.

  • Use cold water

It might not sound appealing to most of you, but there is a good reason to do so. Using warm water help the shampoo and conditioner to perform their work on the hair. After this, you can use cold water to rinse which will make sure that your hair cuticles are closed keeping the moisture intact in the locks. It makes your hair look fabulous.

Start with warm water but at the end, rinse your hair with cold water.

Try doing this for a month, and you will witness the change yourself. Being a mom, you might get less time to do a lot of things, but this is quite simple and useful to keep your hair healthy and luxurious.

  • Take supplement

At times, even after taking a proper healthy diet, you might not get the required nutrition. That is the time when you need to start taking a supplement which will benefit your body, skin, hair, etc.

  • Use oil

Use some oil for oiling your hair; it will make your hair look fantastic. Oil is really good for your hair and prevents frizzy hair, make your hair look silky.
These tips are easy, which you can even follow being a mother. It will make your hair look great without much of an effort. Not it’s time to look for the mom hairstyles which you can try even if you are a busy mom.

Let’s explore the fabulous mom hairstyles

Deep side parting with medium long straight hair

The old and simple yet elegant looking hairstyle. This will suit all moms under the age of 50. This simple hairstyle has been in trend from the past decade. Nothing can go wrong with this type of hairstyle. All you need to do is to create a side parting (or center – whatever you like). Comb your hair evenly and pull a little hair forward.

Styling tips– If your hair is frizzy or wavy, use of hair straightening machine is recommended. You hardly need about 10 minutes for this hairstyle. But if your hair isn’t straight enough to give this neat look, you need approximately 15 to 20 minutes to straighten your hair.

Hair care– Nothing needs to be taken care in this hairstyle. This one is evergreen, simple yet classy and gives a chic look. I think all moms love this simple hairstyle.

Messy bun with front locks

All you need is to wash your hair properly so that there is no oil on your scalp. Create a little or not too deep side parting. Pull a few strands of your hair in front. Hold the rest of your hair and secure it tightly with a rubber band. Now backcomb your hair and create a messy bun by rolling your hair in circular motion. Secure the ends with bobby pins.

Styling tips – It is recommended that you leave the edges of your hair flowing loose. Do not secure them. This will give a messy look. Try to pull out some hair from your bun – just to loosen the hair in the bun to create a natural look. Spray hair tonic to fix them.

Hair care – This style will look best if you have a medium length of hair. Also, you need at least half an hour to create this style if you are not a pro.

Simple blunt cut with side parting

This is one of the oldest and the simplest and the easiest styles. Get a neat looking blunt haircut from a reputed salon. Create a side parting and flaunt your style. This works best if you are a corporate woman. Also, it takes almost no time getting ready if you’re in a hurry.

Styling tips – Best suited for those who work in a professional sphere. But if you can carry, the best style is to get a blunt cut. This style is recommended to those who have naturally straight hair.

Hair care – You need to keep getting it trimmed evenly and neatly every month so that it doesn’t look untidy.

Side bun with center parting

This is yet again the basic bun that can be created easily by any woman. Also, it will look good and perfect for any age. All you need to do is to create a center parting. Pull your hair to one side – either towards your left front or right. Secure it with a rubber band. Now divide your ponytail into four to five blocks of the hair strand. Take one block of your hair, now try rolling it inside. Secure it with a bobby pin. Follow the same step with every block of hair. Secure tightly with pins. Spray enough hair fixer.

Styling tips – If you are not able to create rolls of every strand of hair, just pull the entire hair towards the side, and now roll all of it together. Secure with pins. The simple side bun is ready, and you are ready to rock the party.

Hair care – Secure the band and the pins properly so that there are no loose ends.

Uneven flirty curls with center parting

This is one such hairstyle for those who are carefree and stylish moms. Someone who can carry this girly style with all that ease and fashion. All you need are those large barrel curlers. If you do not have them, your large rolling tongs will also serve the purpose in the best possible manner. Create a center parting with your comb. Pull each section of your hair and roll them in either your heating rods or tongs or curlers. Keep repeating this step with every section of your hair till all are done. Finger comb your hair lightly.

Styling tips – If you have long or medium length hair, that would be great. Also if you are smart and confident enough to carry this girly and flirty curl, this is the best style to do.

Hair care – Just run your finger very lightly through your hair to keep them settled.

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Zigzag side parting with hair neatly done

An evening dinner with friends? Or a formal outing/dinner with the company? Or is it the premiere night? This style will work wonders for you. Create a zigzag parting (side or center it’s up to you). Pull a small section of your fro your crown area. Backcomb it and pull it back neatly. Comb over it lightly. Now comb the entire hair gently. You are ready to rock.

Styling tips – Best for those who have shoulder length hair. You will need almost 15 minutes to get ready with this hairstyle. Use of a thin comb with a pointed handle is recommended for creating zigzag parting.

Hair care – Use hair fixer so that the loose ends settle properly for long.

Natural curls with center parting

If you have short or shoulder length of hair, this style is highly recommended. You need a few large barrel curlers to create this style. Pull out each section of your hair and roll it onto your curlers. Keep it for a few minutes. Open them. Simply run your fingers through your hair gently.

Styling tips – Even if you have long hair, this will suit you. It hardly will take15 minutes to create this flirty look.

Hair care – Create side or center parting is up to you.

Large curls with deep center parting

This is a pretty messy sort of a hairdo. Simply use large barrel curlers to crunch your hair and give it a messy look. Copper red global hair color is adding the fun to it.

Styling tips – Crunch and squeeze your hair with your palms. Will look good even on women with long hair.

Hair care – Run your fingers/comb very lightly.

Poker straight hair with side parting and layer cut

This is the very classic old style yet all time favorite. You can never ever go wrong with this hairstyle. All you need to do is to straighten out your hair neatly with a hair straightener. Create a neat side parting.

Styling tips – If you have got rebounding or smoothening done, this hairstyle would hardly take a few minutes to settle down.

Hair care – If you are using a hair straightener, avoid using it on a high temperature. This would make your hair brittle.

Front fringes with straight hair

This would take hardly 5 minutes for you to get ready. If you are not too sure that you would be able to carry any style or any other sort of hairdo, this one is the best for you. Comb your hair roughly yet neatly. Allow the fringes to set on your forehead. Use hair fixing spray if required.

Styling tips – Use hair fixer spray to create a neat look. Run fingers through your hair roughly to give that natural look.

Hair care – If you already have smooth or silky hair, this style would work wonders for you.

Flirty curls with center parting

This style would take not more than 15 minutes. So get up and get ready for your luncheon with your friends. This hairstyle is undoubtedly not a sophisticated one but will make you look beautiful at the same time. Adding a few loose curls with your curler can help you achieve this flirty look.

Styling tips – Use a large barrel curler for this style. Run your fingers to keep it look natural.

Hair care – If you are using a setting spray, it is advisable to oil your hair after you are back from the party. This will nourish the hair and will avoid any further.

Natural blow dry with bold curls and a center parting

For all those who have wavy or frizzy hair, this one is for you. Spray a heat protectant before you blow dries your hair. Create neat sections and begin from the front. Give your hair a quick flip and let it settle on its own.

Styling tips – You can use a normal or a broader brush to create bigger and natural curls.

Hair care – After using a heat protectant, it is always advisable to use a hair serum that would avoid any further damage to your hair.

Pulled back bun with backcombing

This is a new way of creating a bun. The moment we ask to create a bun, women think that it will be the same old style bun which they absolutely do not want. A new twist to the bun lovers. Pull back your hair entirely. Take a half section holding it from the crown area and backcomb it. Secure it from the center of your hair. Now hold the whole lot of your hair, secure it with a rubber band. Keep forming a bun by rolling it in inwards motion, secure it with bobby pins.

Styling tips – You can use hair serum for better shine and bounce. Also, use hairspray to fix all the loose ends of hair neatly.

Hair care – Use a broad bristles comb for combing out the tangled portion of your hair.

Simple light blow dry with side parting

Blow dry your wet/damp hair. Create a simple and plain look by giving a side parting or a center if you wish so. This style creates a minimal yet elegant look and is best suited for those who have medium to long hair.

Styling tips – For all those who have wavy or frizzy hair, this will blow away your frizz and will give you a neater look.

Hair care – Run fingers through your hair loosely to give that “all natural look.”

Front fringes with the medium-high bun

This style is for those who have wavy or frizzy hair and do not want to leave them loose or tangled. Frizzy hairs always give that shabby and unkempt look. But what if you have that type? All you need to do is to hold your hair to a medium-high length and secure it in a ponytail. Now roll it in inwards/outer motion so that it forms a bun. Secure the ends with pins. Comb your fringes once.

Styling tips – You can also leave your hair tied up in a ponytail if you do not prefer a bun.

Hair care – Use hair serum to give a shine. This will also reduce the frizz for a period of time.

Loosely twisted front hair with the bun

If you have medium-long hair, then this style will definitely suit you. Pull back your hair neatly with the help of a comb. Divide the front portion of your hair into a few sections, now pick one section, twist it loosely, pull back and secure it. Continue this with the other section of hair. Keep doing this with the front section of hair, spray hair fixer. Form neat twists of the entire front sections. Now hold the whole lot of hair and tie it in a pony. Keep rolling it as advised earlier, to form a bun. Secure it with pins.

Styling tips – If you have smooth textured hair, this style is perfect for you.

Hair care – Secure it neatly and tightly with pins.

High braided bun with neat center parting

This style is cool, sassy and apparently easy to make. Just create a neat center parting. Pull back all your hair tightly and neatly. Keep loose a few strands of hair from the front. Now create a braid at the back. Pull your hair towards the upward direction so that a high bun can be made. Firmly fix all the edges with a pin.

Styling tips – If you have long or even medium-long hair, this style will be perfect for you.

Hair care – If your hairs are graying, leave it like that. It looks natural. Apply hair gel for best results.

Natural blow dry with long flicks

For all those who have wavy or frizzy hair, this one is for you. Spray a heat protectant before you blow dries your hair. Create neat sections and begin from the front. Give your hair a quick flip and let it settle on its own.

Styling tips – You can use a normal or a broader brush to create bigger and natural curls.

Hair care – Do not use hair fixer all the time. Give your hair a natural look.

Pigs’ tail with backcombing and front flicks

Getting ready for a dinner date? Not much time to get ready? And then you have that bad hair day. All you need to do is to pull half section of your hair from your crown area and backcomb it. Keep your front flicks loose. Hold the entire hair and pull it back. Secure it with a rubber band and make a medium-high ponytail. Evenly out the backcombed portion of hair by running your hands and your comb very lightly over the top. Give your flicks a nice flip.

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Styling tips – If you have a bad hair day and you’re not able to understand as to what style you should make, this will work the best for you.

Hair care – If you have dense or coarse hair texture, backcombing can be avoided.

Simple light blow dry with side parting

Blow dry your wet/damp hair. Create a simple and plain look by giving a side parting or a center if you wish so. This style creates a minimal yet elegant look and is best suited for those who have medium to long hair.

Styling tips – For all those who have wavy or frizzy hair, this will blow away your frizz and will give you a neater look.

Hair care – This style tames frizzy or dry hair.

Center parting with solid beach waves

This style will hardly take 15 to 20 minutes. This one is another cool hairstyle for all. It is best suited for women with medium hair length. For all the ladies who are tired of hearing that they have long or not so plump face, this goes for you. Create a neat center parting. Now use tongs or curlers that create small waves. Section your hair properly and roll them over the tongs. If you are low maintenance type of girl, you can probably air dry your hair for this perfect look.

Styling tips – You can also use your hair flattening device for creating this style.

Hair care – Whether you’re using hair straightening device or your heating tongs or curlers, make sure that you don’t overheat them. This will make your hair brittle and will damage your hair.

A high bun with a braid

This is an old-school hairstyle. A ubiquitous style that mothers used to make for their little girls with long hair. Again this style has been given a classy and a modern twist. Simply pull back your hair and hold it back. Tie a ponytail at a higher level with which you feel comfortable. Now start with your braid till the end of your hair. Secure the ends again.

Styling tips – You can also gel your hair before making this style to create a neater look.

Hair care – If you’re using any hair fixing spray or hair gel, always wash your hair after opening the style. Also, use hair serum pre and post hair styling to avoid any damage.

Front flicks with light and natural curls

This one if preferably for a round, oval or a pear-faced woman. Will suit best if you go blonde with slight highlights or global hair color. Roll hot curlers to your front fringes. Keep it for approximately 10 to 12 minutes. Now comb the front part slowly. Now take half of the back section of your hair, put hot curlers, and keep it for another 10 minutes. This should be timed according to you.

Styling tips – This hairdo is simple yet classy and is best suited for short to medium length hair. Also best suited for thinner hair.

Hair care – You need small sized tong/curlers for this. Simply finger comb your hair to give a natural look.

Light blow dry

Blow dry your wet/damp hair. Create a simple and plain look by giving a side parting or a center if you wish so. This style creates a minimal yet elegant look and is best suited for those who have medium to long hair.

Styling tips – For all those who have wavy or frizzy hair, this will blow away your frizz and will give you a neater look.

Hair care – Best suited for those with longer hair.

Small and simple curls

Damp your hair. Pull apart few strands neatly into small sections. Now roll over each section onto the heating rods or tongs. Follow the same for each section. Keep spraying hair fixing spray so that the curls hold on for a longer period of time.

Styling tips – You can also loosely braid your hair overnight to create this look. Spray hair fixer and keep it overnight while sleeping. Open the braid. A DIY curly look is all set to make you glamorous.

Hair care – Do not comb your hair roughly. This will break your hair.

Side flicks with layers, and natural blow dried

Best suited for women with a pear-shaped face or an oval shaped face. Use a broader brush and your hair dryer to style your hair and give natural curls on the edges. Flip your hair in the downwards motion and flip it upwards with a quick jerk. Let it set naturally. Just hold the strands of front flicks. This will create natural waves.

Styling tips – Do not secure it too neatly or tightly. Try to create a natural setting.

Hair care – This style does not require much effort.

Light waves with center parting

This is the old school style. Very easy and simple to create this look. The styling time is hardly 10 to 15 minutes. All you have to do is to grab your large or medium barrel rollers. Put them on for about 10 minutes. Set the heat according to the waves you want. Like more time for bold waves and lesser time for light or natural waves.

Styling tips – If you do not have barrel curlers, here is a quick DIY for you. Tie your hair into a bun for about an hour before getting ready. Open your bun when you want. Your natural waves will be seen.

Hair care – You can set your waves with a hairspray fixer.

Front fringe with medium curls

Styling time is approximately 20 to 30 minutes. If you have an oval or a pear-shaped face, this will work best for you. Take the front section of your hair – the fringes. Use medium barrel curlers. Keep doing this for other portions of hair. Give your hair a nice upside down flip. Set with your fingers lightly.

Styling tips – Looks best with a medium length of hair.

Hair care – Use heat protectant after the use of curlers or tongs.

Simple and clean bun with front fringes

This style is simple and elegant and is preferred by almost all the ladies. It takes nearly 10 minutes if you are a pro in making buns. This is a classic hairstyle that suits everybody. Just give your damp hair a beautiful blow dry. Pull back the hair leaving your fringes. Roll it into a neat and a high bun. Run fingers through your fringes.

Styling tips – If you amongst those who do not like too much to experiment then this one is simply best for you.

Hair care – Use hair serum for better shine.

Simple steps with natural blow-dried hair

Damp your hair and work on a styling serum. Brush your hair with a roller brush and blow dry only on the ends. Create a side parting.

Styling tips – This style creates a simple and sober look that suits all age group.

Hair care – Use hair tonic for giving shinier looking hair.

Layered shaggy bob with front fringes

This twist to bob cut uses layers that can give your long face a plump look. Use a broad roller brush. Keep blow drying each section as and when you pull each section of hair.

Styling tips – This layered hairstyle gives your face a bit of a plump look. This will complement those who have a thin face.

Hair care – Use hair tonic or hair serum for that frizz-free hair.

Small and bold curls

You desperately need a curling tong/rod for this. Evenly divide your hair into equal sections. Now pull apart each section and roll it onto your rod. Create a center parting. Spray hair fixer to secure.

Styling tips – Best for a dinner date with your friends or family. For those who have thinner hair, this style will do proper justice to you.

Hair care – Always use heat protectant after using those tongs. This might save your hair from further damage.

Side flicks with layers and blow dried with natural bold waves

Best suited for women with an oval-shaped face. Use a broader brush and your hair dryer to style your hair and give natural curls on the edges. Flip your hair in the downwards motion and flip it upwards with a quick jerk. Let it set naturally. Just hold the strands of front flicks and pin them with light hands. This will create natural waves.

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Styling tips – Do not secure it too neatly or tightly. Try to create a natural setting.

Hair care – Use hair serum for better shine.

Simple flip

This is a simple cut and is a variation in the long bob cut style. If your hairs are thin, you can add a significant amount of volume by adorning this style. All you need are those large barrel curlers again to create this style. Flip your hair towards the side to create a natural side parting. You can call it a cheater cock style.

Styling tips – This is a great style for those who have strong features as these soft curls will make you look sophisticated.

Hair care – Do not oil your if you are getting a haircut.

Simple and clean hairdo

This is a classic hairstyle and suits everybody. Just give your damp hair a beautiful blow dry. You can make either a side parting or a center parting – depends on you. Simply comb your hair neatly.

Styling tips – If you amongst those who do not like too much to experiment then this one is simply best for you.

Hair care – Use hair serum or hair gel to get that shine.

A clean updo

Effortless and classic old school type hairstyle. Just apply some hair serum or hair gel to get that neat look. Pull your hair back and roll it into a bun tightly.

Styling tips – This style can also go for short or medium hair length.

Hair care – Always use hair serum before you begin with this style.

Simple steps with natural curls

Damp your hair and work on a styling serum. Brush your hair with a roller brush and blow dry only on the ends. Create a side parting.

Styling tips – This style creates a simple and sober look. You can also get a neat look by using hair tongs or a hair straightener.

Hair care – Use hair serum if you’re hair is way too frizzy.

Simple choppy bob

This hairstyle is no different from simple waves. However, you need to chop those fringes for this style and get a neat choppy bob cut – no fringes at all. Create a side or a center parting from your fingers; brush your hair to detangle them. Simply blow dry. And you are ready for your dinner outing.

Styling tips – This gives a neat and a simple look.

Hair care – Can be done very effortlessly.

Front fringes with light blow dry for medium to long hair

Appropriate for long shaped, diamond or pear-shaped faces. This one is a cheater’s move for those who have long hair. Blow dry upside down till the end. Create solid to natural curls, as you wish. Flip your hair from front to back once again. Style it loosely with rough hands.

Styling Tips – If you wish you can also pin it up creating a neater look.

Hair care – Get a haircut if you have split ends.

Simple straight cut with center parting

All you need to do is to get a haircut in a simple, straight manner. No styling, no cuts, and no layers. This style is the best of all the styles. You cannot go wrong in any manner by doing this style.

Styling tips – You can create front fringes or flicks for a change if you want.

Hair care – Try to use hair serum to lessen the frizz.

Simple blow dry with side parting

Blow dry your wet/damp hair. Create a simple and plain look by giving a side parting or a center if you wish so. This style creates a minimal yet elegant look and is best suited for those who have medium to long hair.

Styling tips – For all those who have wavy or frizzy hair, this will blow away your frizz and will give you a neater look.

Hair care – Flip your hair once to get a messy look. Finger runs your hair to get a natural look.

Simple blunt cut with center parting

You need a simple, blunt cut if you have shorter hair and cannot do anything with the hairstyle. Also, you can a get it trimmed and then a little effort on blow drying to get a neat look.

Styling tips – No great efforts need to be put into this style. Just simple combing or blow drying one you wash your hair.

Hair care – Use a serum or a frizz-free shampoo if you have frizzy hair.

Flirty curls for long hair

This hairstyle is a sophisticated one and will make you look beautiful at the same time. Adding a few loose curls with your curler can help you achieve this flirty look.

Styling tips – Use large tongs or large barrel curler for this style. Run your fingers to keep it look natural.

Hair care – You can also give your hair a neat look by blow drying it.

Long straight cut with deep side parting

This is a simple hairstyle with an evergreen haircut. If you have unkempt or non-trimmed edges of your hair, just get them trimmed. Use a dryer for creating slight outer curls. Divide your hair into a side or center parting. Pull your hair back behind your ears to give a neater look.

Styling tips – You can also create a center parting for a tidy look.

Hair care – Do not blow dry your hair if your hair is already set.

Messy updo

This hairstyle though does not give a clean or an elegant look but does give you a flirty and a playful look. All you need is some hair serum and large barrels curlers. Create waves by using large curlers and finger comb your hair.

Styling tips – This hairstyle is best suited for a fun outing. This suits everybody and is a huge hit amongst the ladies.

Hair care – Use hair serum to get a nice shine.

Simple long cut with natural waves and zigzag parting

This style takes about hardly 10 minutes, and you are all set to go out. Use a pointed edged comb for creating a zigzag parting; this is totally unique. Simply comb the rest of your hair and keep them open.

Styling tips – You can create any parting as per your choice. Keep changing them to create a new look.

Hair care – Try different styles.

Blunt cut with deep center parting

This is for those who have short hair. Or if your strands are not trimmed and have uneven edges, get them trimmed. You are all set to rock your dinner with friends.

Styling tips – Give a messy look by running fingers across.

Hair care – Use hair gel to give shine and a beautiful looking hair.

Simple long open hair with middle parting

This is one of the oldest and simplest styles of all times. Simply comb your dry hair or blow dry them if you have washed them. Create a neat center parting. Here you go without fail.

Styling tips – Run fingers across your hair to give a natural look. You can also flip your hair once. This will also give you a natural look.

Simple steps with natural curls

Damp your hair and work on a styling serum. Brush your hair with a roller brush and blow dry only on the ends. Create a side parting.

Styling tips – This style creates a simple and sober look.

Hair care – Flip your hair to get a natural look.

Small blunt cut with asymmetrical side bangs

This is a unique style. A twist is given in the simple blunt cut. This style goes with those who can carry it confidently. A smaller/mini version of blunt cut with straight hair and asymmetrical side bangs add to the attraction.

Styling tips – If you are the one with curly or those frizzy hair, this style is not for you.

Hair care – To get this style right, many women get a rebounding therapy done to get a nice and a straight poker hair. Take utmost care of your hair if you have used any chemicals.

These are some of the fantastic mom hairstyles which you can even try even if you are busy, working and have very less time for yourself. Try these and get a makeover whenever you want and get a fabulous look.

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