The Most Popular Bob Hairstyles Everyone Should Try
Our love affair with all kinds of bob hairstyles doesn’t seem to be going anywhere any time soon, so if you’re yet to join in, make 2021 your year.
From current trending styles like the French bob to classics like the graduated bob, we’ve selected all of the bob haircut inspiration you need to help you take that leap into the short hair life. Below, 86 bob hairstyles to inspire your next trip to the salon…
Short Bob Hairstyles
Thinking of going short? We’ve scoured the world of hair to find you the best short bob haircut inspiration.
Feathered ends are all well and good, but if you really want your bob to make an impact, go for blunt cut bob hair.
It’ll help make your hair look thicker by chopping off any straggly or split ends and give your hair that freshly-cut look at all times. So, it’s no wonder this is one of the best bob hairstyles for fine hair!
Editor’s tip: The secret to a shiny and sleek bob like Dua’s? Keratin oil, of course! Apply a few drops of TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil to finish off your styling, and watch the magic happen.
Wavy bobs are the LBD of the hair world; they suit everyone and always look good. The key to nailing the look is to work in loose, deconstructed waves, as opposed to perfect spirals, as this will give you that off-duty blogger vibe.
Editor’s tip: For the perfect curly or wavy bob, try SheaMoisture Miracle Hair Styler Leave-In Treatment. This leave-in conditioner helps styling your hair while freeing it from frizz and tangles.
Style it out like a French girl with a très chic French bob cut. Combining a cheek-length bob with a dishevelled full fringe, it’s the easiest way to look like a Parisian girl without having to actually make the trip across the channel.
Editor’s tip: Want to keep your tousled look secure? Then you’ll need the new TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray!
This innovative hairspray has an ultra-dry, light-weight finish (which means you can run effortlessly run your fingers through your mane), so you won’t need to worry about dealing with ‘helmet hair’.
Wispy Bob Hairstyle
Short French Bob Haircut
As if we need another reason to love the French bob haircut. Whether it’s worn by itself or with a stylish beret, this bob hairstyle will make all your outfits look très Parisien.
Bob Haircut With a Headband
Like we said, styling your bob will be fun! Here, street style star Brittany Xavier teams her trendy bob cut with a headband hair accessory, and you should expect lots of compliments if you do the same.
Side Part Bob Cut
Curly Bob With Fringe
Proving that the old misconception about short hair not working for curly girls, Yara Shadidi is slaying the mane game with this curly crop.
In true Rihanna fashion, this curly, textured, and ultra-shiny bob haircut looks flawless. And, because it has less bulk to it, it’s a great option for those looking for bob hairstyles for thick hair.
Long Bob Hairstyles
Going short for the first time can be scary, but these long to mid-length bob styles give you all of the style points with less of the commitment.
Lob with Hair Slide
With a slick side parting and cute hair slide, this look will take you seamlessly from the office to post-work drinks.
There’s nothing wrong with wanting to look to the past for bob hair inspiration. Though she used to sport lengthy locks, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before star Lana Condor is seriously making us consider getting these Marilyn Monroe-style retro curls.
Demonstrating the versatility of the bob, Jessica Szohr’s pulls off a daring angled bob haircut with ease. Are you ready to do the same?
Beach Wave Bob
Who says beach waves are only for long hair? When it comes to adding texture to shorter styles, there’s really nothing better.
Bright Blonde Long Bob
Proving the versatility of a long bob haircut, Brie Larson lets her superhero cut do the talking with this chic pared-back wavy hairstyle.
Thick Bob With Long Bangs
Thick hair? Make the most out of your amazing hair type by getting daring a bob hairstyle with full bangs as pop singer Ciara has done. Doing so will remove excess bulk from your tresses and make them easier to maintain
Swoop Bob Hairstyle
Long Bob With Bardot Bangs
If you aren’t ready to let go of your thick, long hair, you know what to do: go for a long bob haircut! The best bangs to pair with this ‘do? Romantic Bardot ones, which Penélope Cruz demonstrates.
Jennifer Aniston Bob
With her blonde highlights and smooth and sleek bob, Jennifer Aniston has one of the most sought-after celeb hairstyles around the world.
Priyanka Chopra Bob
With her thick raven hair and perfect waves, Priyanka Chopra’s bob is all the inspiration you need to give this hairstyle a try.