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Bobs vs. Bangs

Feeling a bit confused by the different hair terminology? We understand. In a world where there are new styles being created every day, it can get a bit overwhelming. But fret not, as we’re here to help clear the air and educate you on the must-know hair terms. Today’s lesson: bobs vs. bangs.

Bob Hairstyles

A bob cut or bob is a short- to medium-length haircut for women (and occasionally men) in which the hair is typically cut straight around the head at about jaw-level, often with a fringe (or “bangs”) at the front. They can be worn straight, wavy, or curly – whatever style takes your fancy.

Editor’s tip: No matter which way you decide to style your bob, make sure it stays looking great with a good hairspray, like the VO5 Flexible Hold Hairspray.

Hairstyles with Bangs

Bangs are pieces of hair long enough to fall over the scalp’s front hairline to cover your forehead, usually just above your eyebrows, but occasionally they cover the eyes. Just like bobs, bangs came in many forms. Over the last few years, this look has taken the hair world by storm and really proved its style credentials.

Whether you like to have them worn blunt and chic, or wispy with lots of texture, you’ll be guaranteed an in-style look.

Editor’s tip: Bangs look best tons of texture. Give yours a boost, as well as a divine scent with the Love Beauty Planet Volume & Bounty Dry Shampoo.

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