Black girl medium hairstyles. Below are 20 fabulous and fierce hairstyles for black women over 40 that are sure to please and accommodate your needs and wants. If youre a woman over 40 selecting a hairstyle that is visually appealing age appropriate and low maintenance can be somewhat of a challenge. If youre growing out shoulder length hair or cutting down your long hair at this length youll be able to achieve multiple looks. Not too short and not too long these cute shoulder length hairstyles for women fall right at the perfect spot.