15 Slimming Short Hairstyles for Women Over 50 with Round Faces

Short hairstyles for women over 50 with round faces are about making unique cuts to flatter your face shape.  They range from ear to jaw length. And like Renee Zellweger, Viola Davis, and Taraji P. Henson, you can rock these gems!

It’s best for older ladies with a fuller face shape to have short hair that offers versatility. Waves and layers are a great option to break up the roundness of the face.

When choosing a specific cut type, consider the advice of Cincinnati hairstylist Taylor Hanrahan. “I always move more towards a haircut with volume in the root and crown and movement and texture.” Taylor says, “It creates a chic and elongating effect.”

A “too heavy” chop is not advisable. “Having a haircut with no layers, texture, or movement can create a flat helmet effect,” says Taylor.

Before getting a chop, taking baby steps and exploring other styles is crucial. Go from a lob to a shorter chin-length cut down to your desired shorter length.

Questions to ask stylists are, “How easy will this be to maintain?” and “How will this change my morning routine?” Some short haircuts may be easy to pull off, while some also need a blowdry and other hot tools.

Regarding styling, Taylor loves a dry shampoo paste like the one from Eleven Australia.

Searching for #hairspiration that suits fuller-shaped faces? Here are pictures of the best short hairstyles for women over 50 with round faces.

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