How to style a bob: 7 Easy steps to achieve this hairdo

All Things Hair Team | 24 July 2018
Girl with bob: How to style a bob
5 minutes Style Easy

These easy steps on how to style a bob will make you look chic all day. 


Nobody wants a hair like it got a mind of its own. Even if you have short or medium-length hair, you still have to take time to make it look great (unless you are one of the rare ones born with glorious, wash-and-wear locks). A bob is one of the go-to hairstyles whenever women want to take a break from sporting long tresses, but not to chop it off too short.

When you just had a haircut recently, you may not have a clue on how to style it. Sure, you look gorgeous stepping out of the salon after that haircut. After you shampoo, chances are, it won’t look the same when it dries. Don’t worry! This tutorial on how to style a bob will give you all the info that you need to recreate that “stepping out of the salon” look.

7 steps on how to style a bob

How to style a bob: Wash hair first

Wash hair.

Make sure your locks are clean and healthy. Use the right shampoo and conditioner for your hair type. Bobs can be prone to flyaways and frizz, so use products that will help tame these. 


Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Shampoo

Editor’s tip: Wash hair with Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Shampoo and Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Conditioner to help make hair smooth, manageable, and frizz-free. 

Prep hair: How to style a bob 2

Prep hair.

Spray heat protectant onto your hair to protect it from heat damage. This step is a must before your hair comes in contact with styling tools.

TONI&GUY Heat Protection Mist

Editor’s tip: If you always blow dry or iron your hair, protect your tresses from heat damage by spraying TONI&GUY Heat Protection Mist before styling. 

Blow dry: How to style a bob 3

Blow dry.

Position the nozzle about an inch or two away from your hair and start blow drying. Brush your hair backward with a rolling brush as you do so to give your hair a bit of bounce.

Straighten hair: How to style a bob 4

Straighten hair.

Part your hair at the center. Then, straighten hair using a flat iron. Remember to straighten a few sections of hair at a time, starting with the sides to define your hair’s center part. When you reach the tips of your hair, iron inward to avoid flyaways.

Iron at the back: How to style a bob 5

Iron at the back.

Now that you’re done with the sides, straighten the back part of your hair. Remember to iron hair section by section and iron inwards when you reach the tips. 

Stay frizz-free: How to style a bob 6

Hold it.

Apply hairspray onto your locks so your hair will be smooth and free from frizz all day long. Spritz some onto your inner tresses, too, to help maintain the style and shape of your bob. 

TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray

Editor’s tip: Say goodbye to frizzy hair and messed up ‘dos with TRESemmé Salon Finish Freeze Hold Hairspray

Flaunt it: How to style a bob 7

Flaunt it.

Now that you have a chic bob, what are you waiting for? First, take a selfie, then call your friends and meet them for coffee to show them how great you look with your bob. They will surely be impressed, and they might even ask you to teach them how to do it.

To order the products you need for this hairstyle from Lazada, please use these links:
Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Shampoo
Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Conditioner
TONI&GUY Heat Protection Mist

Styling a bob is easy and simple, isn’t it? You can sport this hairdo anywhere—whether you’re going to school, to the office, or to the park to have some outdoor fun. Check out short hairstyles, too, for when you want a makeover.

Next read: Now that you know how to style a bob, check out different ways on how you can experiment with this ‘do. There’s bound to be one that suits your personality.


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