Few hairstyles are as versatile as the bob. They’ve been one of the most popular cuts for decades, and no matter how much time passes, there always seems to be a fun way to update and fresh it. Check out some recent popular bob trends.
Vanessa Hudgens' Side-Pushed Leveled Bob
Want to get a little daring with your bob? Use your favorite gel or holding product and use it to slick your hair back and to the side like Vanessa Hudgens. You’ll look like you came straight from the beach.
Emma Watson's Curled-in Bob
You can rock this style from Emma Watson whether your hair is already bob-length or longer. All you have to do is curl or tuck the ends of your hair up to create the illusion of a bob.
Karlie Kloss' 1920s Inspired Style
Karlie Kloss’ ‘do pays homage to the 1920s flappers who popularized the bob cut we know today. Swoop your bangs low across your forehead and add some soft waves to the body of your hair to keep it fresh.
Emilia Clarke's Mid Part Half-Up
Who says you can’t wear short hair up? Follow Emilia Clarke’s lead and use bobby pins, a clip, or hair tie to secure half of your hair up. You can be as neat or messy as you like!
Milla Jovovich's Bob
Add some body and volume to your bob by adding a few strategic curls, like Milla Jovovich. Though her cut is relatively simple, the small curl in her bangs takes it to the next level.
Kristen Stewart's Slick Back
Don’t be afraid to go for an edgy rocker look like Kristen Stewart. Keep the ends of your tresses as smooth and straight as possible, then use your favorite products to keep that slick in place.
Margaret Clunie’s wavy bob is truly a classic look. You may not have a lot of length to work with but use your favorite curling iron or wand to add a few waves to your bob for additional volume.
Ciara's Blonde Bob with Dark Roots
You can play with color when you have a bob. For an edgy ‘do, let some of your dark roots come through like Ciara’s. You can keep your ends blonde, or experiment with different fashion colors.
Rita Ora's Blowout Bob
Never underestimate the power of a good blowout. It can add unbelievable volume and body to your bob, just like Rita Ora’s.
Zendaya's Classic Bob with Bangs
Few things pair as perfectly as a full fringe and a bob. Zendaya’s bangs combined with her sleek ‘do frame her face beautifully. Keep your hair as straight as possible to rock a similar look.
Evan Rachel Wood's Half Up with Caramel Highlights
A messy half-up ‘do like Evan Rachel Wood’s can work with your hair color to draw even more attention to your face. Simply place a few strategic highlights near your face.
Bob with Short Bangs
Few looks are as chic, timeless, and cool as a bob with short bangs. Though you’d usually keep things as straight and smooth as possible, letting your hair get a little messy can add additional wow factor.