Brunette looks rich and classy than any other hair color which means there is nothing as sexy as this one. It is quite a versatile color and irrespective of your age group or the face cut or skin type you can get this color on your tresses.
With brunette hair wearing bold color dresses or slaying with soft shades you are definitely going to steal the show. The blues and hues also rock the look with brunettes. Whatever may be the dress, but with a proper hairstyle, brunette hair looks terrific.
Here is a list of brunette hairstyles for women over 50 which you can carry with great style.
Modern Layered Bob
If ever you thought that bob is for young faces is not suitable for you then with this layered bob hairstyle your myth will be broken. Side partitioned bangs, and versatile layered cut will be perfect for your brunette hairs.
The cut is stylish and will take off years from your face. It is the best-suited style for thick hair as it will take off the weight and give ample bounce and movement to the hair.
Bangs in Brunette
The beauty of bangs on brunette hair can never be defined in words. Let the bangs sit on your brow to add to the beauty of the face and take off the age from the face; thus making it a suitable style for women above 50.
The hair is of shoulder length and falls on the sides of the cheek giving your face a soft frame.
Shoulder Length Brunettes
The shoulder-length hair in this shade worked up with a finger with a few tendrils falling on the forehead create a look to die for. Simple yet very stylish style. You just need a blow-dry after the shampoo to recreate the look.
The side partitioned hair that has been teased at roots to add some height and volume look perfect for women above 50. The style is very feminine, and the hair falls below the shoulders giving the face a very definite and soft frame.
Zigzag Partition with Shoulder-Length Hair
The zigzag separation of hair that has been worked up to give a messy yet chic look will appear to be very classy.
Simply blow dry your hair and work it up with fingers and you are sorted. No accessory is required as it is a casual look. Still, some clips can be added to make it apt for a party.
Puffed Back Brushed Half Updo
This is a traditional style that has stood the test of time. Brush your hair backward and add a bit of puff to the hair and pin it. This will add to the height and let the remaining hair fall at the back.
Use simple bobby pins or chic floral pins, as per the demand of the situation. Holding products to hold the style in place will be required.
Wavy Side Partitioned Hairstyle
The hair has been side partitioned and done in soft waves. Curling iron or rollers are required to create soft waves.
Holding products and taming gel will be needed to keep the hair in place. A simple floral pin is added to the style for a party look.
The Doughnut Top with Bangs
This style has cute bangs of varying lengths with a doughnut bun at the top. To maintain the length of bangs, regular visits to the salon will be needed.
It is a simple style that can be recreated at home with the help of the right tools and styling products. Wear big loops in the ears to complete the look.
Side Partitioned Short Hair
The hair has been done in a deep side partition, and the length is kept very short just up to the ears.
The style is very modern and chic in its appearance and looks playful. Apt style to take off the years from your face by adding a charm to the face.
This is a chic, edgy style. The thin hair ending in spikes in a simple style that can be beautifully done on long straight hair.
The hair falls on the side of the cheeks giving the face a soft frame. The ends have been spiked to provide an ultra-modern, sassy look.
Long Hair Ending in Curls
The long lustrous hair ending in curls and falling on the shoulder is what this hairstyle is about. The hair has been partitioned in the middle with falling on the sides of the cheeks giving a soft yet powerful frame to the face.
The curls towards the end look very elegant. Add a headband to get the perfect look for the party.
Tendrils with a Front Updo
The front part of the hair has been done in section. The side hair is left as tendrils falling on the cheeks and the middle part has been back brushed in a simple small half updo.
The end of the hair has been done in soft waves. Rollers and styling products will be needed to get the same look.
Medium Layered Cut
This is a long and vivacious style to make the hair look very interesting and distract the attention from the signs of aging. The layers are natural and relaxed. It is a trendy style for brunette hairs.
The bangs have been styled and done with a side partition to cover a part of the forehead to give your face a perfect look.
The length has been kept long, but the soft layers give the hair a very edgy look. Any accessory or no accessory will look good on the style.
Side Swept Hair
The hair has been done with a side partition, and a clean side-swept look is given to it. The hair is covering one of the shoulders while the other side has been tucked behind the ears.
The ends of the hair have been twirled, and this makes it very ravishing. Holding products to hold the twirls will be needed.
Middle Partition with a Wavy Lob
The hair has been done in a middle partition with a wavy lob. Freedom is the theme and motto of this style.
This is a simple style and will not need too much of your time or products to maintain it. The locks fall on the shoulder, and below it, this adds to the feminine, elegant look.
Bangs with a Layered Lob
Take freedom and feminism to another level with this hairstyle. In this style, bangs have been added to layered lob to make the style all the more chic and sassy.
The bangs are not with a fixed length, so even visits to the salon are required very often.
Bangs with Vintage Curls
Bangs and vintage curls look simply out of the world style. The length of the bangs is up to the mid-forehead, and this seems inspired by the Greek beauty, Cleopatra.
The curls are deep and in the vintage style. It is a style that will need a lot of effort to maintain it all the more the curls will be requiring a lot of holding products to hold them in place. A gel will be needed to tame the hair and prevent them from flying.
Long Cascading Hair
People will burn with envy after seeing this long cascading slightly wavy hair. A beauty to cherish. Style it with rollers and holding products. Maintaining such length hair can be tough, but the result is totally worth it.
The hair falling freely on the shoulder creates a strong style statement. Use some taming products to keep the hair from flying.
Short Wavy Hair
Wavy is definitely the new trend, and with brunette hair, it is quite desirable also. Beautiful and healthy hair after deep moisturizing and done with rollers give a jaw-dropping beautiful look.
The length is short; thus the style is easy to manage and provides a very youthful appeal at the same time.
Middle Partition Curls
Curls are exciting and take off the years from your face, just maintain them with a deep conditioning regime.
Middle partition style with some teasing to give volume and bounce to the hair. Add some accessories to be fit for the party. Use gel to hold your hair in place.
The short layered cut looks chic and elegant. The soft side partition to the hair seems very sensuous, and the layers end in a definite note.
A simple blow dry on moisturized hair is all that is needed to maintain this style. Even the thin hair looks great with this style. Use gel to tame the hair.
Messed Up Curls
The curls are messy in their appearance and have been worked up by fingers after using gel on them.
It is a simple and very carefree style that speaks of freedom. Style it on your bad hair days, and the rest will be history. It is a style that will require lots of conditioning.
Bangs with Soft Waves
It’s an effortless yet compelling style. You will need visits to the salon to maintain the length the of bangs plus every day working with rollers will be needed to get the similar waves.
The hair looks very dainty and has the best combination of bangs and soft waves. Use a tiara or some clips to accessorize the hair.
Simple Round Cut with Layers
A few layers have been added to the traditional round cut. Even women above 50 who have thin hair can carry this style beautifully. Add some braids or twists to the style for the super chic look.
Taming products to keep the hair from flying will be needed otherwise a very simple and fuzz-free style. One thin layer is falling on the face that is adding cuteness to the style.
Long and Straight
A style that is evergreen and has stood the test of time. Best suited for sleek, straight, and very long hair. It requires a lot of effort to maintain the style, but the result will be totally satisfying.
Any accessory or hairstyle can be adorned in this style, and if the curls are left open, they will attract a lot of attention. Keep the makeup very subtle as the hair should have maximum attention.
It’s meant for the brunette long hair, just you need to use some shine products. The ends have been twirled and set with setting products.
The length and the twirls add to the magic, and no accessory is required for this style. Side-partition with a slightly teased style looks very captivating.
Long Soft Curls
Long hair with soft curls looks very chaste and elegant. Simple roll your hair with curlers and then let them stay open. Use holding products and products to add shine to hair will be needed. Use some studs to add bling to your hair.
Side Swept Bangs with Loose Curls
Create loose curls to get this hairstyle. Women over 50 will find this hairstyle very sexy and easy to make at home.
Slightly part your hair from one side, let them fall on your face on the other side. On the side of the parting, tuck your hair behind your ear. This hairstyle will give you a ravishing look for any party.
Bangs with Deep Waves
Bangs and deep curls make you look sassy and cute at the same time. Carefree curls and defined bangs that simply sort out the style for you.
The bangs fall precisely above the eyes and a few go-to merges with the tresses on the head. Simply they make an irresistible statement. Follow a deep conditioning regime to maintain the mane.
The middle partitioned hair with soft curls that fall exactly on the shoulder and have been styled randomly is simply what modern contemporary women desire.
Curl your hair use the holding products and conquer the world. Let the makeup be simple as the hair need to be highlighted.
Soft Cascading Waves
The waves falling on the shoulder from the sides of the cheeks give a clear frame to the face and look so elegant. Curling iron and taming products can help to create the magic.
Setting spray will be required in moderation to let the waves stay in place. Wear a statement neckpiece in the neck to highlight the beauty of hair.
The waves have been set to fall on a place with a middle partition that gives a soft frame to the face.
The hair falls on the shoulder, and they have not been tucked behind the ears; thus a dangling earring simply peeking from the tresses and add to the soft feminine look. Use rollers to curl the hair and spray a dash of holding product to keep them in place.
The hair has been kept in its natural style to showcase the healthy mane. The style is natural and simple yet creates a strong impact.
Add some accessories like clips and headbands to enhance the beauty of the hair. Go minimal with this style as less is more.
The pixie cut is the next cool thing that you need to adorn if you are above 50. The super chic and edgy style will create a look ready for the ramp.
It is easy to style and maintain the cut. This cut is simply professional and apt for modern-day women.
The vintage curls never fail to create the impression. The curls will need a lot of holding products and use rollers to set them like this.
It is a cute style and will require effort to style. Add some pins or floral clips to get the perfect party look. Wear some danglers to complete the look.
The curls have been kept open and are allowed to play with the face. It is a perfect look for the beach or Sunday brunch.
No styling or holding products will be needed. The style is suitable for hair that already has natural curls. Older women will find this hairstyle quite easy to adapt.
Spike with Pixie
It is super chic and cool in style. Maintaining hair of this length is easy. Regular salon visits to keep the same length are required.
The style will take off the age from your face and give you a super chic and modern look. Wear simple studs in the ear to get the best look.
Simple natural curls look dainty, and it’s easy to maintain this natural style. Use rollers to curl the hair only at the ends.
Tease the hair at the roots to create volume and a bouncy look. Tiara or flower accessories will look apt with this style.
The medium-length long hair falling on the shoulder with added volume looks apt for any occasion and women from any age group can adorn the style.
Side partition of hair with added volume to give movement and bounce to hair. It is best suited for thick hair.
The Spiky Look
Short hair that has been done with spikes at the end looks so chic and edgy. The hairstyle is simple having spikes at the end giving you a super cool modern look.
The hair has been gelled to get the desired look. Side partition of the hair has been done in a very subtle way.
The long hair has been styled in curls towards the end. The long straight hair end in curls and they look super chic. Hair has been parted sidewise but not in a definite way.
Thick long hair is best suited for this style. At the crown, part teases your hair to give them volume and create the party look.
Soft tendrils tucked behind the ears leaving few to with the face. The style is chic and will make you look confident. Wear this style with great confidence at the next event and leave everyone smitten by your looks.
Sleek and Straight
An effortless and all-time favorite style. The hairstyle is simple covering some part of the forehead giving an evident and firm shape to the face.
The hair has been done correctly with a straightener and gel. Use some taming product to keep your hair from flying.
Back Brushed Straight Hair
The back brushed straight hair is simple, but the spikes at the end give it a more attractive look. The style is very promising and looks so complete in moderation.
The hair has been teased to provide them with some volume at the roots. Use taming products to prevent your hair from flying.
Bun with Tendrils
This hairstyle is a real savior on bad hair days. Part your hair at the side and tease them a bit at the roots.
Tie your hair in a bun with some hair loose apart falling like tendrils on your cheeks. A simple yet very sleeks and ladylike style. Adorn it with flowers or floral pins to get the best party look.
Bangs with Waves
Nothing can be more stylish and elegant than these bangs falling on the forehead giving you a very young appearance. The lengths have been twirled to provide them with a very stylish look.
Regular salon visits to maintain the length of the bangs will be needed. Older women can carry this hairstyle anywhere they want.
Center-parted Wavy Hair
The style will surely look amazing on brunette hair with highlights. It’s a simple, easy to make a messy look. Just part your hair from the center, let the hair fall freely.
Those who have a natural wavy texture will love this look. Go for regular trims to maintain this style and use some styling products to keep it intact.
Bangs with a Bun
The bangs have been side partitioned to cover the forehead, and the lengths have been tied in a bun, this style is evergreen and looks good on women of all ages.
Use headbands or flowers to adorn the style. It is easy to recreate this style, and not many products will be needed to maintain it.
The waves are simple, yet they are never out of trend. They look good on anyone and are apt for any occasion.
Side partitioned hair with soft waves looks chic and ravishing, and with this style, you can pull off any event with immense grace.
Simple Shoulder Length Layered Hairstyle
Give your hair a combination of black and brown look throughout the head. Direct most of your front view hair towards the right side of the head.
This should happen after giving your hair a layered look. Form faint curls on your hair. This brunette hairstyle for women over 50 can be used for any event.
Sleek Side Beachy Waves
For an easy-to-set and maintain hairstyle, don’t think twice about this hairstyle. It is characterized by a combination of black and brown colors.
You should also form a wavy look on your hair. Afterward, direct your front view hair on either the right or left side of the head.
Classic Mid Part Waves
Divide your front view hair into two parts through a line at the center of the head. Now, sleek hair at the back straight downwards and your front view hair on either the right or left side of the head. Form a wavy look on both sides of the head.
Layered-Look with Head Scarf
Attain a layered look throughout the head giving your hair a wavy look. Afterward, sleek your hair towards the back of the head and tie a head scarf at the top.
This marvelous hairstyle allows you to wear any colored outfit. You will also have an easy time maintaining this hairstyle.
Black-Brown Highlights with Loose Curls
The black-brown highlights throughout the head make this brunette hairstyle for women over 50 stand out. Comb your left sideways hair straight downwards.
Sleek the remaining front view hair on the right side of the head. Afterward, form loose curls on both sides of the head.
Straight and Sleek Bob
This hairstyle above the neck region is easy to maintain. Also, a lot of people find it comfortable on the head. You can also attend any event that comes your way, be it official or casual. Feel free to trim the hair edges for a uniform look.
Wavy Bob with Highlights
The line at the center of your head decides which hair rests on the left side of the head and which one should rest on the right side.
Form a wavy look on both sides, up to the hair edges. This hairstyle for women over 50 can also be done by brown colors on your hair.
Elegant Curly Lob
Form curls throughout the head for a spectacular look. You should also sleek your front view hair towards the right or left side of the head.
This brunette hairstyle allows you to showcase your beautiful face. You can also attend any event that comes your way with this hairstyle.
Fringe Look with Long Bangs
Rest your fringe hair straight towards your forehead. Conjoin your fringe hair with hair on both the right and left side of the head. Sleek your bangs straight downwards before trimming the hair edges. With this hairstyle, you can wear any outfit.
Curly Fringe Hairstyle
Curls on your hair makes this marvelous hairstyle stand out. Black and brown colors characterize this marvelous hairstyle. Rest your fringe hair straight on your forehead. You will definitely get noticed when you try out this hairstyle.
Here are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding brunette hairstyles for women over 50.
Does brunette hair make you look younger?
Yes. Many hairstylists recommend going brunette if you want to look younger. You can soften your look by adding caramel-colored highlights to your hair, as well as golden balayage or an auburn tone, experts say. You can even do something like a strawberry blonde or golden melon color.
Can you have dark hair in your 50s?
Of course! Hairstylists frequently recommend women in their 50s dye their hair dark. Dark shades can add real warmth to your face.
Experts suggest dark hair color tones including auburn, dark chocolate, muted ombré, and toffee highlights. It can be best to see a stylist to get the right shade for your skin tone.
Can you dye your brunette hair grey?
Yes. However, darker hair is more difficult to turn grey. Some experts recommend bleaching it before coloring it for that reason. And if you decide to bleach, it is important to be sure that going grey is what you want to do. There are also methods to go from brunette to grey without bleach, however, it is a lengthy process.
Colored hair needs a lot of effort to maintain. Follow an exercise regime, eat healthily and stay hydrated to have a magnificent shining mane. Condition and moisturize your hair to keep the strength and shine of the hair.
Brunettes look great and require less maintenance, just some salon visits, and regular hair masks are needed to maintain the glory of your mane. Women above 50 can easily choose and make any of these hairstyles at their home.