One reason many may shy away from a bob haircut is that they aren’t quite ready to forgo the ponytail hairstyle just yet. What if we told you that there are a handful of bob updos that you can try so that you’re not missing out on any updo action? Yup, you read that right. Bob haircuts can be styled into some of your most favorite updo styles.
Whether you’re looking to create a loose bun, a tight bun or a twisted updo, we’ve got a style here for you. Read on for simple and stylish hairstyle ideas for short hair:
Bob Updos: 10 Simple Updo Styles for Bob Haircuts
1. Long Bangs with Bun
Gather your short tresses into a textured bun. Pull out some hair at the front to frame your face and to create some fringe action to your style.
2. Accent Twist
Swap out the accent braid style for this chic accent twist updo style on your hair. Perfect style for when you want your hair out of your face.
3. Bandana Updo
Use a scarf as an accessory to create your favorite bob updo hairstyles.
4. Bridal Bob Updo
Looking for bob updos that are fancy enough for weddings? Try this simple half-updo style and finish it off with a bridal hair accessory of your choice.
5. Tight Bun
Looking for a sleek look? Secure your short hair into a tight bun style and add a shine serum like TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum to add a glossy effect to your style. Need help creating the perfect knot? Use this simple bun tutorial.
6. French Roll
Try this easy French roll style on bob-length hair. This style is great for work, parties and beyond. If you want to create texture to your style, prep your hair with Bed Head By TIGI Queen Beach Salt Infused Texture Spray.
7. Bob Twist Updo
Need a style idea for your bob-length twists? Try this easy half-up style. Keep it loose to avoid any pulling on your extensions.
8. Loose Half-Up Bun
For lazy hair days, gather your short locks into a loose half-up bun style. Before creating the look, apply a dry shampoo like TRESemmé Fresh Start Basic Care Dry Shampoo to absorb any oil weighing your hair down.
9. Low Bun
Have a bob that’s way too short for a top knot? A low bun is your go-to updo. Wear it neat or messy depending on the look you’re going for.
10. Twisted Updo
How can one not love everything about low twisted bob updos? If you have a layered bob cut that makes it harder to create neat bun styles, twist the ends of your hair into this chic updo style.