Jessica Stroup shows you just how versatile a bob can be.
Look 1: Soft curls
Work with your natural hair texture to create some soft loose waves, or use a curling iron to get the look.
Start by applying mousse to damp hair, then diffuse dry for your natural waves. If your hair is straight, blowdry with a round brush to create some volume at the roots. Then take a curling iron and curl your hair in small sections. Allow the curls to cool then break them up with your fingers and spritz with a sea salt spray or texturiser to finish the look.
Look 2: Sleek and smooth
Keep it sleek for an elegant look. Also great for hiding dirty hair!
Start this style when your hair is still a little damp. Apply a mousse or gel and comb back your fringe or front layers and pin in place. If you hair is long enough, tie it into a low ponytail. If it’s too short you can still comb it into the nape of your neck and pin it in place. Finish with a gloss spray to add some shine.
Look 3: Angled volume
Create a faux angled bob by blowdrying for volume.
Start by applying volumising mousse to damp hair. Blowdry for volume using a round brush. Dry your hair in small sections lifting it up and away from your head. Make a deep side part and smooth the hair back on one side and tuck it behind your ear. A few pins can help keep your hair in place. Tease a few underneath layers to create the angled shape you want. Finish with hairspray to lock in the look.
Which is your favourite look for this bob hairstyle?Images via totalbeauty.com
I love the first one… I have to cut my hair short and these pictures make me less sad about saying goodbye to my locks!
Hair Romance says
No reason to be sad Kylee, short hair can be versatile and lots of fun x
Kelly Exeter says
Yay I have a bob and I love them all!! The messy bob is my favourite though as I would LOVE to have the patience to achieve this effect … but in the end I will have to leave that to my hairdresser 😉
Emily Woodhouse says
Her three different bob gave her three different pick. Beautiful.
Marion Cotillard also wears a bob well!! Also having a bob with a side swepts fringe works that is kind of brought forward, then putting the rest of the hair up & messing is up a bit with the matte-texturizing powder. It looks retro-good.