20 Women Older Than 60 Prove Unicorn Hair Has No Age Limit

The key to having a youthful soul and sparkling eyes is to keep stepping outside your comfort zone. You can be just like these fabulous women in their 60s, 70s, 80s and even 90s, who rock unicorn hair in so many different ways! Professional hairstylist Bianca Rose offers 20 hair ideas here for older ladies who want to add color to their lives.

#1: Pretty in Lilac at 93

This 93-year-old great-grandmother is rocking her new color and showing that it’s never too late to become a unicorn! Lilac tips frame and freshen her face, softly blending into natural silver roots. Waves add volume and playfulness to the look.

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over 70 wispy purple bob Pretty in Lilac at 93
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over 70 wispy purple bob Pretty in Lilac at 93

#2: Rainbow Fairy Godmother!

She is glowing with envy in her new pastel rainbow hair. This placement is bold, yet soft, by diluting your rainbow formula. Always remember that you’re never too old to let your true colors shine!

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over medium rainbow hair for mature women
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over medium rainbow hair for mature women

#3: Bold in Primary Blue

This bold placement of blue not only makes the color pop and gives the hair a focal point, but it’s also a beautiful contrast that plays off her natural white locks.

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over natural white bob with blue bangs
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over natural white bob with blue bangs

#4: Ribbons of Color

Adding back-to-back slices of color in the front, and keeping a darker, more natural root, really adds depth and dimension to this existing bold look!

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over over 60 blue and pink lob
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over over 60 blue and pink lob

#5: Bold Fringe Is In!

What better way to add high-impact color to gorgeous white hair than to add some bold fringe color!? This really gives some punch to this look and is super trendy. And, purples fade so beautifully into silver and white locks.

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles for over over 70 pixie with purple bangs
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over over 70 pixie with purple bangs

#6: Split-Color Hair

Why choose just one color when you can choose both?! The first thing you’ll notice is the obviously-cool half-violet, half-periwinkle hair colors. Look again, and woah! You’ll see that she’s even covered in tattoos! It’s safe to say that she’s the coolest grandma on the block.

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over short two toned curls for older Ladies
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over short two toned curls for older Ladies

#7: Dusty Pink

Not all unicorn hair has to be bright and bold. You can also play around with super-pastel colors by simply diluting the formula. This dusty pink is just enough of a color change to make you do a double-take.

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over 60 plus pastel pink layered bob
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over 60 plus pastel pink layered bob

#8: Funked-Up Faux-Hawk

The best way to show off your new cut is with a fun, bold color! Not only does she have a bright color scheme through her faux-hawk, but there’s even a little color on the side as an accent piece, while leaving her natural color throughout the rest of her hair. Unique and chic!

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over spiky colored cut for older women
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over spiky colored cut for older women

#9: The Green Lady

We know what her favorite color is! Why limit it to clothing and accessories, when a natural white canvas is perfect for adding your fave hues to your head? She is radiant in green, and her smile is infectious!

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over long green hair with full bangs
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over long green hair with full bangs

#10: Cool-Curled Hues

What better way to enhance beautiful curls than bright colors? This makes the curls really pop! By adding a few pieces of red in the front to play off the magenta and violet nicely, they help these curls remain the focal point.

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over 60 short fuchsia curls
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over 60 short fuchsia curls

#11: Dusty Mauves

Maybe your client isn’t into something super bold. This is the perfect way to dip into vibrant color by playing with dusty hues, such as mauve. Diluting your formula and adding a little silver is a great way to introduce color to an older clientele.

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over thick lavender pixie for older lady
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over thick lavender pixie for older lady

#12: Pastelized Reds

Reds are super high impact! But they can be a little harsher on lighter skin tones. Play around with this color palette by pastelizing your formula. Just keep in mind that the more diluted the color, the quicker it will fade. Making it a perfect choice for those who want color without commitment!

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over coral lob for fine hair
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over coral lob for fine hair

#13: Peach Hair

Peach is HOT for summer! This in-season fruit gives us lots of inspiration for color. Perfect for natural redheads, this color is natural, yet striking.

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over long orange curls for women over 60
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over long orange curls for women over 60

#14: Mermaid Colormelt

The mermaid-inspired color trend has been super in-style for awhile now, but we love how this look is effortless and bohemian by embracing the natural texture of her hair. The way the blue melts into the green at her ends really gives emphasis to her beautiful curl pattern.

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over 60 plus teal blue natural lob
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over 60 plus teal blue natural lob

#15: Take a Dip by Adding Tips!

Need a seemingly safe route to adding a little color to your do? Adding some pigment at the tips of your hair is super fun and a fail-safe try. If you love it, you can always add more at a higher placement. Ready to part with it? A quick snip, and the color will be gone without trying to remove it with a color remover.

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Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over blue ombre for natural grey hair

#16: Luscious Lilac

Color-depositing shampoos and conditioners are a simple and easy way for your clients to experiment with color at home. In three to five washings, the color will fade back to the previous color they had prior to adding color. For stylists, this is a great add-on service behind the chair before a cut or wash & style!

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over pastel pink twa hairstyle
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over pastel pink twa hairstyle

#17: Opposites Attract

What better way to make your outfit really pop than to pair it with a bold color? This coral pantsuit, paired with the light blue hair, really makes this look stand out. Why? Because orange and blue are at the opposite ends of the color wheel, which is why this look is so striking and chic!

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over over 70 pastel blue bob
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over over 70 pastel blue bob

#18: Bold Look Without Color

Not ready for a color commitment? How about a far-out design?! Barbers are having so much fun by cutting fun designs into the hair. You can add emphasis to these designs by outlining in black or blue-black hue to make this design really pop!

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over natural grey pixie with etched side
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over natural grey pixie with etched side

#19: Bold Peacock-Inspired Fringe

Get bold with your color placement! This fun, fringe color is the perfect way to make your color pop around your face without making the commitment to coloring all of your hair.

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over burgundy pixie and peacock inspired-fringe
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over burgundy pixie and peacock inspired-fringe

#20: Split Personality

Want some bold color, but not ready to part with the natural locks? We’ve featured split hair earlier in the article. However, leaving one side natural really helps this color stand out!

Ideas Pictures Older Women's Hairstyles  for over half white half red curly bob
Ideas Pictures Older Women’s Hairstyles for over half white half red curly bob

For young and old women, the bold color trend is taking over across the board. Why should the young have all the fun? It’s a super creative and enjoyable way to express yourself and not take life too seriously. If you enjoy fantasy colors, you can find looks like these on my Instagram @hairbybiancarose.

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