59 Best Long Bob Haircuts And Hairstyles For 2019

All Things Hair | 09 August 2019

This mid-length look is the perfect year-round look.

A long bob (AKA a lob) is a haircut that sits just above the collarbone or just skims the shoulders, making it slightly longer than a regular bob.

Lob haircuts are a popular celebrity hairstyle because they suit all face shapes and hair textures, too. Along with being low maintenance, the best thing about lobs are their styling versatility. They can be pulled back into a ponytail, fashioned up into a bun or kept half-up when you fancy a change.

To help you find the perfect long bob haircut for you, ahead, we have all the inspiration you need to convince you to take the plunge.

Lob Cut

Mila Kunis with dark brown wavy lob
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Longer than a bob but not quite a mid-length cut, lob haircuts are universally flattering and look great worn straight, wavy or with a halo of curls.

Shaggy Lob

Woman with a golden blonde shaggy lob with shaggy bangs
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Bangs are so popular right now and if you opt to pair them with a shaggy long bob haircut, your look will be taken to the next level. Credit: @annabellabarber

Short Lob Hairstyles

Woman with short lob styled into waves with hair slides
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Grab a curling wand and some cute hair pins to recreate this Insta-worthy look. Credit: @natalieannehair

Balayage Bob

Woman with auburn ginger wavy lob bob
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Don’t let short hair stop you from living out your hair colour dreams.

Dark Ash Blonde Lob

woman with dark ash blonde
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Dark ash blonde is shaping up to be 2019’s shade of choice. Our advice? Team the hue with a lob cut, of course. Credit: @signature_b_hairstudio

Layered Lob

Saoirse Ronan with a wavy blonde lob
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Layers really are a win-win option. Not only are they a great way to add movement to fine strands but they can also be used to take some of the weight from thick strands, helping to give hair more body and bounce.

Lob for Thick Hair

Woman with dark brown thick lob with messy bangs
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Remove excess weight from thick hair by opting for this It-girl-approved haircut. The bangs are optional but highly recommended. Credit: @orionvanessa

Lob with Fringe

January Jones with a blonde wavy lob and bardot bangs
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If there is one fringe you need to know right now, it’s the return of Bardot bangs. Giving any hairstyle a vintage ‘60s vibe, it’s the perfect partner to a wavy lob.

Wavy Lob

Mandy Moore with wavy brown balayage bob
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Show off your wavy lob with face-framing balayage highlights à la Mandy Moore.

Textured Lob Straight Hair

Woman with naturally straight dark hair styled into a subtle textured bob
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Though subtle, the slight texture in this straight haircut takes it to a whole new level. Credit: @beautylaunchpad

Thick Hair Lob

Woman with thick ash brown hair lob
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This beauty’s face-framing thick curls look incredible with this lob haircut. Credit: @mrswikie5

Choppy Lob

Margot Robbie with a choppy blonde lob
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Since ditching her long blonde hair for this choppy lob, Margot Robbie’s style is more LA rock chic than Aussie babe.

Blonde Bob

Holly Willoughby with a wavy light blonde lob
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From her waves to her colour, Holly Willoughby‘s blonde lob is pure perfection and best of all it suits all ages.

Curly Lob

Tracee Ellis Ross with curly lob hair
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Anyone with curly hair will know all about shrinkage. So, ask your stylist to cut your tresses long enough so that your strands sit on your shoulder when dry.

TRESemmé Botanique Nourish & Replenish Hydrating Mist

Editor’s tip: Keep your curls in tip-top condition with the help of TRESemmé Botanique Nourish & Replenish Hydrating Mist. Use on damp or dry hair for added nourishment and a soft and silky finish.

Straight Lob

Hailey Baldin with a straight blonde lob
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Get the It girl look with this Haley Baldwin approved straight lob.

TONI&GUY Heat Protection Mist

Editor’s tip: Protect your hair against heat damage with the TONI&GUY Heat Protection Mist. Before heat styling, spritz evenly over damp hair and comb through

Brunette Bayalayge Lob

woman with wavy brunette lob with caramel balayage
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We can’t decide what we love more, this beauty’s lob or her gorgeous brown and blonde balayage. Credit: @hairandbeautybyjen

Curly Asymmetrical Lob

woman with natural curly brown hair cut into an asymmetrical lob
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Here’s proof that an asymmetrical lob haircut can be done on curly hair. Credit: @salsalhair

Balayage Lob with Bangs

Alexa Chung with brown balayage wavy lob with bangs
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French girl style is coveted all around the world. Get the look with a balayage lob and piece-y bangs.

Long Lob

Olivia Munn with dark brown wavy lob
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There’s nothing not to love about this long lob. From her gorgeous balayage to her undone waves, Olivia Munn’s lob hair is what we call goals.

Silver Lob

Woman with silver wavy lob
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If you’re looking for a lob haircut that’ll stun the crowd, this silver one is all you need. Credit: @bescene

Angled Lob Haircut

woman with angled dark straight lob
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Keep things edgy and stylish with this sleek angled cut. Credit: @sunny_styled

Long Lob Haircut

Chrissy Teigen with a brown balayage lob
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Falling at a very wearable shoulder-length, long lob haircuts are versatile and are having a major moment right now.

Collarbone Length Lob

Gabrielle Union with straight dark brown lob
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If you need a timeless cut that’s chic and sophisticated, look no further than this collarbone length lob.

Dark Ombre Lob

Selena Gomez with dark brown ombre straight lob
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Selena Gomez’ dark ombre lob is flawless. From her beautifully blended colour to glossy finish, this is a hairstyle to admire.

Lob Haircut for Fine Hair

Woman with fine hair wispy light brown lob
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A lob with textured ends, like this one, will help inject volume into fine strands. Credit: @lisasatornhair

Jennifer Aniston Lob Hair

Jennifer Aniston with a straight blonde lob
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From her waist-length hair to this graduated lob, there really is no hairstyle that we’re not willing to try from our fave Friends star.

Textured Lob

Ashley Benson with a wavy blonde lob
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Want to know the simplest way to add texture to your lob? Spritz damp hair with a sea salt spray and allow to dry. It’s quick and easy and heat-free.

TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray

Editor’s tip: The TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray helps to create tousled texture and light hold without a crunchy feel.

Lob Braids

Danai Gurira with lob length braids
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Contrary to popular belief braids don’t need to be long to be beautiful. These lob braids on Danai Gurira are the perfect example of lob braids done well.

Lob Medium Length

Ashley Graham with a brown balayage wavy lob
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Medium length styles were once considered an awkward stage, but thanks to ladies like Ashley Graham, they’ve been given an overhaul.

Messy Lob Haircut

Emilia Clarke with a blonde ombre wavy lob
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Undone is the new done and Emilia Clarke’s messy lob haircut is just the right amount of tousled texture.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Lob Haircut

Rosie Huntington Whiteley with a golden blonde lob
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From her champagne blonde hue, choppy layers and side-swept waves, there’s a reason why Rosie Huntington-Whiteley‘s lob is so iconic.

Lob Black Hair

Woman with wavy lob black hair wig
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Whether it’s a weave, wig or achieved with box braids, there’s no denying how flattering a long bob looks on black hair. Credit: @thepatriciabright

Ombre Lob

Rose Byrne with a ombre wavy lob
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Fan of ombre hues? Then you’ll be pleased to know that long bobs are the perfect canvas for you to get creative with your colour.

Graduated Lob

Khloe Kardashian with wavy blonde balayage lob
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Leaving the front a little longer than the back is key to getting a graduated lob.

Tousled Lob Haircut

Woman with beachy blonde hair styled into a tousled lob
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Tousled hair isn’t going anywhere soon, so make the most out of this timeless trend with this beachy lob hairstyle. Credit: @salsalhair

Wavy Lob Hair

Woman with dark brown with blonde highlighted long wavy lob hair
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Talk about Pinterest-worthy hair! This is the haircut to go for if you want to up your hair game. Credit: @charlie_edwardsandco

Graduated Lob Haircut

Woman with graduated lob haircut
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A classic graduated lob can help remove bulk from thick hair or add volume, texture and movement to fine hair. Credit: @jeida11

Kim Kardashian Lob

Kim Kardashian West with a dark brown glossy lob
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While Kim Kardashian‘s waist-length waves might not be achievable for most, we can certainly get on board with this ‘90s-inspired glossy long bob.

Layered Angled Lob

Woman with layered bronde angled lob
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Another layered angled lob cut we’re adding to our must-try list. Credit: @styled_by_carolynn

Layered Lob Straight Hair

Woman with straight ash blonde layered lob
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Desperate to zhuzh up your straight hair? Get some layers cut into it to give it an extra dimension. Credit: @styles_by_sarahmarie

Lob Brunette

Woman with brunette side-swept lob with caramel highlights
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This beauty shows off her brunette lob in our favourite way: sweeping it to the side for an ultra-voluminous. Credit: @estelanewbold

Lob with Bangs

Bella Hadid with a brown lob and full bangs
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Calling all you ‘90s lovers! Channel Michelle Pfeiffer’s iconic Scarface hairstyle with this curled under long bob and full bangs hairstyle?

Long Lob Haircut with Layers

Woman with dark rooted long lob haircut with blonde face framing highlights
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From the blonde, face-framing highlights to the dreamy layers, this look is serious hair goals. Credit: @suedub

Platinum Blonde Lob

Jennifer Lawrence with a platinum blonde wavy lob
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Platinum blonde is in but there’s no denying that the colour can be quite high maintenance and damaging to strands. So, we suggest teaming yours with a long bob and regularly using a hair mask to keep breakage and split ends at bay.

TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Mask

Editor’s tip: Treat your tresses to a weekly mask treatment with the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Mask. Formulated with Keratin and Marula oil, this hair mask will help you fight frizz, detangle knots, boost shine, add softness and tame flyaways.

Platinum Lob

Woman with straight platinum lob haircut
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If Khaleesi got a lob haircut, we reckon it would look exactly like this. Credit: @hailtothehair

Sophie Turner Lob

Sophie Turner
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Sophie Turner shows off yet another way to wear the lob: shiny and gorgeously blown out. Credit: @cwoodhair

Angled Lob

Emily Ratajkowski with chestnut brown straight lob
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Angled lobs like Emily Ratajkowski are great for adding something a little different and can be curled under or out for extra style points.

Lob with Side Bangs

Lily Collins with brown curly lob with side fringe
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This lob with side bangs is just the look for formals occasions. From weddings, proms and balls, this classic hairstyle is sure to be a hit.

Textured Lob for Thin Hair

Woman with textured thin hair styled into a lob
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What’s not to love about this cool look? Credit: @lisasatornhair

Blunt Wavy Lob

woman with blunt blonde wavy lob
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A blunt lob can be worn wavy as well. Credit: @alicia.loves.hair

Short Lob

January Jones wtih a wavy blonde lob
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We know growing out short hair can lead to some awkward stages, but with this short lob you’d never know.

Style tip: Make the growing out process a little more exciting by playing around with your parting and mixing it up with curls, waves and straight styles.

Blunt Lob

Lucy Hale with a blunt straight blonde ombre lob
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Lucy Hale is the poster girl for bob and lob hairstyles. Her short strands are often worn in an array of stylish ‘dos but it’s this blunt lob that we love the most.

Lob Haircut with Layers

Scarlett Johansson with a wavy blonde lob
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A lob haircut with layers helps to add extra movement to shoulder-length styles.

Black Lob Wig

Ciara with straight dark brown lob
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Cheat your way to the picture-perfect cut with a black lob wig.

Lob for Long Face

Woman with long face shape wearing a wavy side-swept lob
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This flattering, side-swept wavy lob gives major volume and helps frame a long face. Credit: @romeufelipe

Fergie Lob Haircut

Fergie with a golden blonde wavy lob
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There’s a reason everyone still talks about Fergie’s signature lob haircut. Are you ready to find out why? Credit: @fergie

Lisa Rinna Lob

Lisa Rinna with dark brown and caramel lob
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Lisa Rinna is known for her short, shaggy hairstyle, but it’s her new caramel lob that is making us swoon. Credit: @lisarinna

Undercut Lob

Woman with a dark undercut lob with an arrow style undercut
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An undercut is a perfect way to revamp a lob, plus they can be cleverly concealed like this one. Credit:@buzzcutfeed

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