African American short hairstyles for women above 40 are:-
Boyish short hair look
If we term a short hairstyle, we relate it to the looks of boys. A very short boy cut style can be easy and perfect for you where you don’t have to do a lot. A simple side-parted short flattering cut is all.
Side parted tapered style with bangs
This is a combination of a bob and pixie cut where a long side bang will be styled with pixie cut at the crown and cropped bob cut at the side look. You have to comb it in a side parted way with bangs.
Short cut with sidelong bang
This will be the most stylish appearance as the short cropped hair will be the most important part but the look will be completed with a sidelong bang touching the neckline. All side cropped short look with a long side bang will look so glossy.
Extra short cropped pixie cut
A very short pixie cut which is much lesser than a pixie cut, you can simply get a short sassy pixie cut but the layers you are forming with, will be too short and comb it in a messy way. Allow layers to cover your forehead. You can also add highlights on your base for a better appearance.
You might be hearing about it the first time but this is the shiniest textured hair look. You will be styling with layers in pattern and the front face falling layers in bangs will be there. There will be straight short layers in equal size on all sides of your face from side to back.
Short bob with golden highlights
A very short stripped bob cut with layers and side bangs in a side parted way. Make this look more adorable by pasting dark golden shades of highlights on them.
Flips and twist are the most important factor of this look. You have to style with a curve of streamed, look where the turns and twist will be in a carved way. The bangs will be curved and twisted in a rounded way and will be swept back and the rest of the hair will be short and cropped.
High up-do pixie
A high up layered hair will give you a spicy look, a layered pixie cut styled upward and knotted upside in a layered way. You can comb your hair in the upward way with the help of a gel-based solution and then arrange it in a spiky way.
You need a lot of confidence to get up on this look, you have to style with a very short look in which your crown will be completely shaved and left with almost a very tiny size hair. You can mark it with perfections of highlights.
Coal black ringlets
Small tiny curls marked on your short hair will definitely make you look cute and will make you look younger. Just get a short cropped bob cut and then with the help of a curling iron mark with soft gentle curls on them and then leave the hair open.
Short straight sleeker bob
A very short bob cut in which your hair will be getting a formal look and the most suitable style for office. A side parted straight bob cut in straight layers, add highlights to your look and then also style with side swept bangs.