6 Curly bob hairstyles perfect for summer

Make the best out of your bobbed curls this sunshine season.

Curly bob hairstyles have never been so much in demand. And with celebrities like Kate Hudson, Beyoncé and Emilia Clarke all rocking a wob (wavy bob), it comes as no surprise that this cool, playful hairdo has finally reached the peak of its popularity.

However, there is a common misconception that bobs aren’t very versatile styling-wise, so if that’s what’s been putting you off adopting this super cute look, then we’re here to tell you that, well, it’s all rubbish: there are plenty of ways to wear your curly crop. And we’re about to show you how.

Just keep scrolling to discover some awesome, summer-perfect curly bob hairstyles to try out now.

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Classic curly bob. Credit: indigitalimages.com

Classic curly bob with side part

One of the biggest advantages of having a curly bob is the fact that it requires minimum styling. For something a little different, why not try a windswept side-part?

To gain maximum impact with this look, don’t forget to give your curls a little extra TLC to define them. Try using the TRESemmé Botanique Air Dry Curl Cream to get soft, nourished and amazing looking curls.

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Braided headband. Credit: Dvora

Braided headband

This festival-friendly French braided headband is a great way to add a feminine charm to your curly bob or natural hair. Plus, you don’t need to have a lot of length or even great styling skills to get the look! Just start above one of your ears and create a French plait across the top of your head, and when you get to the other side, hide the end behind your ear and pin it in place.

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‘90s-inspired buns. Credit: Dvora

Space buns

Feeling extra hot and desperate to put your hair up? Why not channel your inner raver with these ’90s-inspired buns. Not only is this ‘do ideal for hiding flat, second-day hair, but you can achieve it even without much length. And did we mention it takes less 5 minutes? Yes, really!

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Half-up, half-down curly bob hairstyle. Credit: Indigital

Half-up ‘do

The perfect combination of playful elegance and effortless cool, this half-up ‘do is ideal for casual summer parties and informal al fresco events. Just pin your curly bob up on one side of your head and leave out a cascade of curls on the other. Or, simply tie your hair into a half-up ponytail.

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Curly balayage bob. Credit: Indigtal

Curly bob with a blonde balayage

Nothing epitomises summer like sun-kissed locks. So why not kick off the season with a sunny balayage or ombre look? The soft, natural-looking colour gradient will perfectly complement the shape of your curls and enhance your pretty cut. And the best part? It’s super low-maintenance.

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Crochet curly bob. Credit: Instagram.com/imadamejay

Crochet braids

Ok, we know that this one is a bit of a cheat, but hear us out! Just because it’s not winter doesn’t automatically mean that you should stop wearing protective ‘dos. So if you’re looking for a creative hairstyle but also want to guard your natural hair, then crochet braids are a great option! Credit: @imadamejay

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