Beautiful Short Hairstyles for Older Women 2013 - Short haircut doesn’t have to be boring or plain. Older women may prefer the convenience and more professional look of short hair styles. Curly or straight, there are many options. Consider a perm if you have healthy hair. If you have a perm and color often, giving your hair a break and the condition before experimenting with a sleek, short hairstyles which will allow healthy hair to grow back in.