woman with a wavy bob

Easy How-To Tutorial: Weekend Wavy Bob Hairstyle

Hooray, it’s the weekend and now that you’ve made it through the work week, and now it’s time to celebrate with some serious relaxing and a brand new do: aka a wavy bob for all the weekend festivities. Sleeping in, some rosé with the besties and maybe even some dinner, dancing and fun—and a look that breezes you nonchalantly through ’em all, angst-free—is hot on the list. A wavy bob hairstyle for the weekend is one of our favorite weekend hairstyles for all of the above: It’s a simple day-to-night style that’s easy to create, and is the epitome of low-key summer glam.  Read on for an easy how-to on copping this popular short hairstyle.(And scroll down for 6 for the best wavy bob hairstyles for inspiration!)

Step 1

Start on clean, freshly washed hair.

Dove Daily Moisture Shampoo

Prep hair by first washing with a gentle volumising system, such as Dove Daily Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner (it leaves you with an airy, natural fullness we love). Towel-dry carefully and prep with some wave-enhancing gel. Blow-dry until your hair is at least 90 percent dry.

Step 2

Start curling.

Create a side part. Using a clamp-free curling wand, begin twirling 1/2″ thick sections of hair around the barrel.

Step 3

Follow the hairline.

For the outermost sections (the ones that frame your face), curl outwards. As you reach the middle sections, you can get playful and switch directions — randomness is sexy.

Step 4

Make sure your hair is evenly laid out.

Ensure that your hair gets an even amount of heat and that there aren’t any hotspots. If your locks curl too thickly or barely make it around the barrel, then it’s time to spread out that section into thinner slivers.

Step 5

Finish up the ends and refine the hairline.

After you’re done curling the back, shake everything out and give your waves a light-handed tousle. Then proceed to refine the hairline as needed, checking to see if your bends curl away from your face — it’s a more flattering look.

Step 6

Finish with shine spray.

TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray Front

Mist your hair all over with a shine spray, such as TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray, for a sophisticated sheen. Done!

Wavy Bob tutorial: Woman with blonde layered bob

Photo credit: Faraz Essani PhotographyLooking for more ways to style a bob hair look? Check out our post on some of the hottest bob haircuts for 2016 for instant inspiration. And scroll down for some of our favourite wavy bob hairstyles…

6 Best Wavy Weekend Bob Hairstyles

Long Wavy Inverted Bob

Woman with bronde balayage wavy bob

Credit: Instagram.com/williammleite

Update a regular blonde lob with stacked layers at the nape of the neck and longer strands at the front. Credit: @williammleite

Wavy A-Line Weekend Bob

Woman with brown wavy bob

Credit: Instagram.com/moiseshairstylist

See how this Instagrammer’s natural-looking balayage helps to accentuate the lines of her A-line cut and opens up her face. Credit: @moiseshairstylist

Wavy Angled Bob with Bangs

Woman with platinum blonde balayage in wavy bob
Credit: Instagram.com/volrsalon

This wavy angled bob with bangs is cute and playful and subtle highlights make her curls pop. Credit: @volrsalon

Wavy Stacked Bob

Woman with blonde wavy bob with pink and blue streaks at the top

Credit: Instagram.com/headrushdesigns

Looking for a way to bring colour into your look? Inject some colour by adding a few pastel strands to recreate this pretty-in-pink hairstyleCredit: @headrushdesigns

Concave Bob Wavy Hair

Woman with blonde concave wavy bob

Credit: Instagram.com/amber_thehairroom

concave bob is a style which is longer in the front than it is at the back. Credit: @amber_thehairroom

Chin Length Bob for Wavy Hair

Woman with brown chin length wavy bob

Credit: Instagram.com/toniandguyvalencia

Give your wavy weekend hairstyle a fashionable edge with this chin-grazing bob. These waves mean business, making them perfect for work and formal settings.

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