Not all hairstyles and cuts are created the same. Women of specific age groups generally have different desires when it comes to length, styling options and amount of maintenance associated with specific hairstyles. Fortunately for middle-aged black women, several feminine, attractive and relatively low maintenance styles exist which greatly complement the special features of mature women.


Medium-Length Bob

Especially flattering with hair that is beginning to show gray, the medium bob is a fun and simple style for middle-aged black women. Attaining this specific cut is vital to achieving the perfect look. In some cases, hair may need to be relaxed before styling is attempted at home. This look is simple to style. Apply a smoothing serum to dry hair, blending throughout all sections. Straighten small sections with a ceramic iron, slightly turning in the ends, focusing on the sections of hair near the face.

Mature Pixie

Offering extremely quick styling while remaining appropriately feminine, the mature pixie look is friendly and casual. Attaining this specific cut is vital to achieving the perfect look. In some cases, hair may need to be relaxed before styling is attempted at home. This look is very easy to style. Apply a strand defining product to hair, blending throughout all sections. Work fingers through hair to smooth and create soft waves.

Short Layers

A great look with or without bangs, short layers are versatile and complement most any fashion choices. Attaining this specific cut it vital to achieving the perfect look. In some cases, hair may need to be relaxed before styling is attempted at home. This look is rather simple to style. Apply a volumizing anti-frizz product to dry hair, blending throughout all sections. Straighten small sections with a ceramic iron. Gently curl the ends of each layer under with a ceramic iron or curling iron. If bangs are present, straighten with a ceramic iron and curl under.

Medium-Length Layers

Trendy and mature, medium-length layers are attractive without being over the top, and look nice with or without bangs. Attaining this specific cut is vital to achieving the perfect look. In some cases, hair may need to be relaxed before styling is attempted at home. This look is fairly easy to style. Apply a strand defining product and smoothing product to hair, blending throughout all sections. Straighten small sections with a ceramic iron, gently curling under the ends. If bangs are present, straighten with a ceramic iron.