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33 Pixie Hairstyles That Older Women Are Loving in 2024

Why choose a pixie cut this year? Pixie cuts offer the perfect blend of elegance and practicality. They’re a great choice for a polished look without having to spend hours styling your hair. So here are several pixie styles that are popular among older women, with each one offering its own unique charm. Which style will become your new signature look?

1. Long Feathered Pixie

Long Feathered Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with brown hair.

This longer pixie style has layers that are feathered to create a soft, wispy texture, perfect for adding volume and bounce to your hair. Styling the cut with light, airy layers with bangs frames your eyes. A quick blow-dry with a round brush will add lift at the roots, and a light mist of hairspray will keep the feathered layers in place.

2. Long Pixie

 Long Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with blonde hair and dark roots.

Here’s a cut that offers just the right length to play around with different styles while keeping things short and sweet. The subtle layers add texture and body, giving your hair a fuller look. The gentle, side-swept fringe softens the look and adds a sleek, modern touch to the style.

3. Wavy Pixie

Wavy Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with brown hair.

Put your natural waves on display with this delightful pixie. The layers are cut to enhance the volume of the waves, giving your hair a textured look. This style is perfect for showcasing your waves in a shorter, structured way.

4. Straight Side-Parted Pixie

Straight Side-Parted Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with blonde hair.

For women who prefer a sleek look, this straight pixie has a precise cut and clean lines to give a modern, sophisticated feel. The side part adds a touch of asymmetry and lifts your locks. This style works wonders in highlighting the sharpness of your cheekbones and jawline.

5. Curly Silver Pixie Bob

Curly Silver Pixie Bob Hairstyle on smiling older woman with silver gray hair.

Silver curls are shaped to give a rounded silhouette, offering a voluminous, bouncy look. The longer sides give you the length of a bob, while the tapered back maintains a neat and polished appearance. This style enhances the natural hair texture and showcases the beautiful silver shade.

6. Shaggy Textured Pixie

Shaggy Textured Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with gray hair.

The slightly longer top of this pixie allows for some versatility in styling it, whether you prefer it sleek or messy. To achieve this style, apply a volumizing mousse to damp hair, scrunch, and let it air dry, or use a diffuser for added lift. Texturizing spray will keep those layers light and full of movement.

7. Tousled Blonde Pixie

Tousled Blonde Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with blonde hair.

This look is perfect for showing off those sun-lightened highlights, creating a beautiful blend of light and shadow and the roots. For a breezy, tousled effect, use a lightweight styling cream on damp hair, tousle with your fingers, and let it air dry. A quick spritz of styling or texture spray will enhance the natural waves and add that perfect touch of beachy volume.

8. Layered Pixie with Side-Swept Bangs

Layered Pixie with Side-Swept Bangs Hairstyle on smiling older woman with silver hair.

Choppy layers define this cut and add dimension and volume, creating a fuller, more textured look. The longer top layers are styled with a tousled, windswept effect that gives a youthful appearance. The sides and back are kept shorter, tapering neatly towards the neckline for a clean, modern silhouette.

9. Tousled Brown Pixie

Tousled Brown Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman.

Soft layers and a tousled finish give this cut a casual vibe. The warm brown tones add depth and richness, enhancing the texture of the cut. To style, use a texturizing spray on damp hair and let it air dry, scrunching occasionally to maintain that tousled effect. For added volume, you can lightly backcomb the crown and finish with hairspray.

10. Angled Silver Pixie

Angled Silver Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with gray hair.

The sleek lines and sharp angles create a striking shape, while the silver tones make this style quite an elegant choice. This cut beautifully enhances your facial features, giving you a bold and confident appearance. To maintain the sleek finish, blow-dry your hair straight using a flat brush, then apply a smoothing serum to eliminate any frizz and add shine.

11. Classic Brown Pixie

Classic Brown Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman.

This pixie cut is all about understated sophistication, offering a clean and neat style that’s easy to maintain. To keep this look sharp, use a smoothing serum on damp hair, blow-dry with a flat brush for a sleek finish, or simply air dry for a more natural texture. The short, wispy bangs softly frame the forehead, while the tapered sides and back create a flattering shape.

12. Straight Stacked Pixie

Straight Stacked Pixie Hairstyle on older woman with brown hair, side view.

Here’s a modern pixie with its structured layers and voluminous back. The stacked layers at the back create a fuller look, while the straight, sleek finish gives it a contemporary feel. Consider adding subtle highlights to add dimension and brightness to the style.

13. Silver Pixie

Silver Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with gray hair.

The clean lines and soft layers create a refined and voluminous appearance. The silver tones add a touch of sophistication and highlight your features. To keep this style looking fresh, use a violet or purple shampoo to maintain the silver hue, and blow-dry your hair with a flat brush to achieve a smooth finish.

14. Piecey Pixie

Piecey Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with brown hair.

This playful, piecey pixie cut is all about texture and movement. The choppy layers create a lively vibe that adds a youthful touch to your look. This style offers a lot of versatility and can be easily tailored to suit your needs. To enhance the piecey effect, use a texturizing wax or pomade on dry hair, separating the layers with your fingers for a tousled finish.

15. Tousled Shaggy Pixie

Tousled Shaggy Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with silver gray hair.

Soft, shaggy layers create a relaxed, laid-back feel that is perfect for women who love added texture. This cut adds volume and movement, giving your hair a playful bounce. To achieve this look, apply a volumizing mousse to damp hair, then blow-dry using a round brush to create lift at the roots. Finish by tousling with your fingers and using hairspray to maintain the airy style.

16. Choppy Textured Pixie

Choppy Textured Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with brown hair.

Uneven, choppy layers give your hair plenty of volume and piecey texture. To enhance the choppy texture, use a texturizing cream on damp hair, scrunch with your fingers, and let it air dry. Quick and easy!

17. Textured Pixie with Side Part

Textured Pixie with Side Part Hairstyle on smiling older woman with blonde silver hair.

The side part of this pixie is the focus of this cut. Textured layers add an element of asymmetry, creating a flattering frame for your face. They give this cut some lift and volume, making it a versatile choice for any hair type.

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18. Voluminous Pixie with Side-Swept Bangs

Voluminous Pixie with Side-Swept Bangs Hairstyle on smiling older woman with brown hair.

Looking for volume? These layers add fullness and body, while the side-swept bangs provide a soft, elegant frame for your face. The highlights create dimension and bring a youthful glow to the look.

19. Tapered Feathered Pixie

Tapered Feathered Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with blonde hair.

Blending softness and structure, this feathered pixie has a tapered back that creates a sleek, polished look. The feathered layers add lightness and movement. To style, use a volumizing mousse on damp hair and blow-dry with a round brush, focusing on lifting the roots and feathering the layers. Finish with a smoothing serum to add shine and control any flyaways.

20. Curly Tapered Pixie

Curly Tapered Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with dark brown hair.

This style celebrates the beauty of voluminous natural curls, offering a stylish yet easily manageable haircut. The tapered sides and back create a clean, sleek silhouette. The soft, curly top adds volume and texture.

21. Stacked Pixie Bob

Stacked Pixie Bob Hairstyle on smiling older woman with blonde hair.

The back of this blend between a pixie and a bob is cut shorter, creating a stacked effect that adds fullness and lifts the style. The front layers are slightly longer, providing a soft frame for the face.

22. Spiky Silver Pixie

Spiky Silver Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with light gray hair.

Here’s a pixie that is perfect for women who love a bold and edgy style. The short layers are textured to create a spiky effect that stands out. The silver hue adds a chic effect, making this cut truly eye-catching.

23. Feathered Pixie Cut

Feathered Pixie Cut Hairstyle on smiling older woman with salt and pepper hair.

The pixie cut features short, tapered sides and nape with longer, textured layers on top, creating a fashionable silhouette. The feathered styling technique adds volume and movement, while subtle highlights blend gray and darker tones for dimension. This pixie cut offers numerous benefits for mature women, including low maintenance, a fresh, modern look, and enhanced volume that’s particularly advantageous for thinning hair.

24. Pixie Bob with Bangs

Pixie Bob with Bangs Hairstyle on smiling older woman with blonde hair.

This short, bob-like pixie cut adds volume and structure, while the bangs soften the look and draw attention to your eyes. A platinum blonde shade brightens the complexion and can help camouflage gray hair. The sides are kept short and sleek, tapering towards the neckline, while the top layers are left longer for versatility. This cut can be easily modified with styling products to create different textures and looks, from sleek and professional to tousled and casual.

25. Choppy Straight Pixie with Fringe

Choppy Straight Pixie with Fringe Hairstyle on smiling older woman with gray hair.

This choppy, straight pixie with fringe is all about texture and attitude. The choppy layers add a playful touch, while the straight finish keeps it sleek and modern. The fringe adds an element of softness, balancing the silver-hued look.

26. Cropped Curls

Cropped Curls Hairstyle on smiling older woman with auburn brown hair.

Well-defined curls add volume and a textured look to this lovely auburn pixie. Using sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners can help preserve the color and keep curls hydrated. A leave-in conditioner or curl cream can enhance definition and reduce frizz.

27. Curly Pixie

Curly Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with brown hair.

This style highlights your natural curls, giving them a defined yet soft appearance. To maintain this style, using curl-enhancing products and a diffuser when drying can help define the curls and reduce frizz. Regular trims will keep the shape looking crisp and the curls bouncy.

28. Voluminous Pixie Bob

Voluminous Pixie Bob Hairstyle on older woman, side view.

This fun pixie bob showcases a stylish blend of short and longer lengths. The stacked layers at the back create added fullness, giving the style a lifted, voluminous appearance. The longer pieces in the front soften the look. Platinum blonde with darker roots creates rich depth and dimension. This high-contrast coloring technique helps to emphasize the layered texture of the cut.

29. Salt and Pepper Spiky Pixie

Salt and Pepper Spiky Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman.

The salt and pepper spiky pixie is a striking look that plays with texture and color. The spiky layers add a bold edge, while the salt and pepper color blend adds depth and dimension to your locks. To style, use a strong-hold gel or wax to define the spikes and create a textured look that lasts all day.

30. Wispy Pixie with Side-Swept Bangs

Wispy Pixie with Side-Swept Bangs  Hairstyle on smiling older woman with blonde hair.

This cut uses delicate layers to add a touch of softness, while the side-swept bangs create a flattering frame for your face. A tapered neckline ensures a clean, polished appearance, and the platinum blonde shade brightens your complexion. This cut is particularly flattering for older women, offering a fresh, modern look. (Regular trims and lightweight styling products help maintain the cut’s shape and enhance its wispy texture.)

31. Pixie with Undercut

Pixie with Undercut Hairstyle on older woman with brown hair, side view.

With short sides and a longer, tousled top, this style adds an edgy flair that’s both bold and chic. The undercut enhances the contrast and texture, creating a look that is easy to style. Just apply a texturizing spray to damp hair and tousle with your fingers for a laid-back, voluminous finish.

32. Soft Layered Pixie

Soft Layered Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with blonde hair.

The pixie length is practical for busy lifestyles, requiring minimal daily styling time. Yet the layered texture allows for versatility – you can style it sleek and polished or tousled for a more casual appearance. The shorter length also tends to draw attention to facial features, particularly the eyes and perfectly complements glasses.

33. Voluminous Layered Pixie

Voluminous Layered Pixie Hairstyle on smiling older woman with brown hair.

The added volume on top of this pixie provides height and drama, which can be incredibly flattering for women wanting to elongate their face shape. This style is particularly beneficial for women with thinning or fine hair, as the layering technique creates the illusion of fuller, thicker locks. The short length at the sides and back contrasts beautifully with the fuller top, drawing attention upward and emphasizing facial features, especially the eyes.

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