The bob is one of the rare hairstyles can be cut in dozens of different ways to suit the personal taste of the wearer. Celebs are rocking the short bob not only because it’s a great haircut or as a step to growing out short hair. Check out these short bob hairstyles for 10 ways that celebrities rock this fabulous and easy to wear look.
Model Coco Rocha opts for an ultra short, modern, and sleek cut. The graduated back highlights cheekbones and the angle of the jaw while side swept bangs draw attention to eyes and bold lips. This fabulous bob is professional at work, stylish about town, and easy to wear. Another fashion forward gal, Leigh Lezark of the Misshapes wears a longer, softer bob. It’s styled sleek now but can also be worn with amped up volume or texture for an edgier look.
To style a sleek bob by working Osis + Flatliner Flat Iron Hair Serum through freshly washed hair. Now it’s time to blow dry hair. If you’ve tried this before and never seem to get the perfectly polished result you’re trying for, the problem could be your dryer. There is a wide range of quality from the cheapest drugstore brands to the workhorses stylists uses. What you need is something in between, like the Ti Creative Styling Ionika Hair Dryer. For most days, this is plenty but if you want that every hair in place look, it’s time to get out the flat iron. The gold standard of flat irons is GHD (short for Good Hair Day), especially the Eclipse model. Run it over hair as required and you’re all set. Some may want to set hair with hairspray or keep it touchably soft without.
Didn’t we all celebrate when Peggy Olson got a flattering and stylish haircut on Mad Men (good-bye mouse ears)? The bob haircut is just as stylish on 1960s Peggy as it is on Elisabeth Moss in 2014. She’s wearing the classic graduated bob with side swept bangs. For something different for a special event, tease hair at the back for some added volume.
Law and Order SVU’s Mariska Hargitay has rocked a short bob for much of the shows 15 years on the air. It’s a hairstyle that works and hairstyle that works for her. For those with like bangs or have face shapes that suit them, this short bob with bangs is the perfect combination of ultra feminine with a touch of tomboy cool.
With short hair, there are still ways to dress it up for a party, wedding, or special event. Add curls, waves, or volume to set hair apart from the everyday. The shape of Victoria Beckham‘s graduated bob is enhanced by strategic curls at the front and back. Cate Blanchett‘s short lock are transformed by ringlet curls all over. For a vintage-inspired look, Katherine Heigl‘s blunt bob is curled to stay all at one length.
Bobs can be sweet or show off your sassy side. Fashion heiress Margherita Missoni inherited not just Missoni but beauty and a sense of style. Her chin length bob is polished while letting her personality shine through. Juno writer Diablo Cody echoes her bold life and writing in her style with an edgy yet classic bob with bangs. Lady Mary‘s hair may be ultra long but Michelle Dockery‘s locks are cut into a stylish short bob that is perfect for her thick hair. The bulk of her hair is opposite a deep side part for a flattering asymmetrical feel.
There is surprising variety with a bob hairstyle! These 10 celebrity bob pictures show how this humble cut can be cut and styled for every personality. Now the hard part, which bob is for you?