Latest Obsession: How to Wear the Cool Girl Bob

Out with the old and in with the new.

If you’re wondering what haircut the cool girls are wearing these days, we’ve got an answer for you. Say hello to the Cool Girl Bob, which is literally popping up everywhere we turn from the street style set, to our favorite bloggers. What makes this look so special if it’s simply a bob? Well, this is what we’re about to dive into. Here’s a hint: texture!

Read on to find out more about our new favorite bob hairstyle!

This cool girl bob is not your everyday pageboy. It has the right amount of texture that would make anyone envious of your locks. We’re obsessed with this look because, there are many different ways in which you can style the texture within the look. Go for an understated style, pump up the volume, or stay somewhere in between. Don’t believe us? See the looks below for yourself:

cool girl bob: chunky wave
Doesn’t get any more dramatic than this look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

1. Flipped Wave

Want in on the cool girl bob? Give the polished waves a rest and switch it out for this flipped wave. We’ve been eyeing the flipped hair trend for a bit and this style is proof that it’s still going strong. Set the texture in your style with TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Texture Hold Level 1 for a soft hold.

cool girl bob: slight wave
The perfect bed-head look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

2. Slight Wave

For all you simple gals out there, there’s a cool girl bob style just for you. If you’re not big on having loads of texture in your hair, consider this subtle wave style. To achieve the look, prep lived-in hair with a few spritzes of Catwalk By TIGI Texturising Sea Salt Spray. You just want to use just enough to give your hair a bit of texture. Scrunch the ends of your hair, then allow it to air dry.

cool girl bob: undone waves
No one has to know you didn’t do your hair. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

3. Undone Waves

This look is perfect if you have naturally wavy hair. To style, refresh hair with a spritz of water to wake your waves up and then apply a bit of TRESemmé Make Waves Defining Cream. When applying the cream, comb it through your hair with your fingers. Once you have the product it, scrunch hair and go. Throughout the day you’ll notice your waves will loosen up and create that natural undone texture you love.

cool girl bob: voluminous waves
When you can’t hear over the volume of your hair. #Goals Photo credit: indigitalimages.

4. Voluminous Waves

Love big hair? Well, you can get it with this bob hairstyle too! What’s the secret? In all honesty, it depends on how well your blowdrying game is. When blowdrying your hair, focus on creating lift at the root before styling. Once you’ve got the part down, use your flat iron to create flawless-looking waves.