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15 Blunt Cut Hairstyles To Try For A Sharp, Polished Look

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By definition, a blunt cut has the absence of layers. This type of haircut is snipped straight across, which creates a razor-sharp edge. This single-length finish then produces a sleek look for short hairstyles—this is the major reason blunt bobs are called "glass hair." Longer tresses, on the other hand, are considered classic and a great canvas for creating curls and braids—you can experiment with different hairstyles with this length! Read on to know more about this 'do and see proof that *need* to try this cut soon.

How do hairstylists create a one-length blunt cut?

Hairstylists take years of practice and must have insane haircutting skills to perfect sharp edges. Aside from shears, they also use a clipper to get that precise cut. In case you're curious, here's a short video that demonstrates the cutting technique.

Blunt Cut Bob Tutorial

How do you style a blunt cut?

The thing with short blunt cuts is that the ends often flip outwards because they naturally follow the slopes of the neck and shoulders when air-dried. To make everything easier for you, always use a conditioner whenever you wash your hair. Then, massage a serum, oil, or leave-in conditioner on the ends to avoid flyaways.

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Take your styling game up a notch by using a straightener to emphasize the blunt cut. If you've got wavy tresses, you can spritz texturizing spray or apply gel on damp strands to emphasize your twirls and enhance your hair's shape.

What blunt cuts can I try for my face shape?

When you've got a strong jawline or a round face shape, some stylists would advise against getting a blunt cut. But seeing the likes of Lucy Hale and Rhian Ramos sport this 'do, we think that this rule is meant to be broken. To be on the safe side, you can ask for a modification: An asymmetric cut that has longer front ends to enhance your jawline. The blunt cut looks best on oval, oblong, and heart face shapes.

Ahead, the best blunt cuts you can try for a sharp, polished look.

Best Blunt Cut Hairstyles to Try 

  1. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Chin Bob

    Channel your inner cool girl with a super-short hairstyle like this.

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    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Chin Bob, Kaia Gerber
    Instagram/kaiagerber Instagram

  2. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Caramel-Brown Bob

    Dye your locks in a golden-brown color for a youthful look.

    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Caramel-Brown Bob, Alexa Ilacad
    Instagram/alexailacad
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  3. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Curly Bob

    Enhance your curls with a properly cut blunt bob. Follow the CGM routine for the best results.

    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Curly Bob
    Instagram/cabeloatelie Instagram

  4. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Bob with Full Bangs

    Be an instant cutie when you get a razor-sharp bob with blunt bangs.

    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Bob with Full Bangs, Lauren Reid
    Instagram/laurenreidabook
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  5. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Razor-Sharp Bob

    Your hairstyle couldn't get any fiercer than this.

    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Razor-Sharp Bob, Janine Gutierrez
    BJ Pascula via Instagram/janinegutierrez



  6. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Peaches and Cream Bob with Wispy Bangs

    Have you always wanted to lighten your tresses and dye them in a sorbet color? Try this risky move with a blunt cut for a full-blown hair makeover.

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    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Peaches and Cream Bob with Wispy Bangs, Irene Kim
    Instagram/ireneisgood Instagram

  7. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Glass Hair

    In case you're wondering, "glass hair" features glossy hair with razor-sharp tips. Score this look by straightening your locks and spritzing a shine-boosting hairspray all over.

    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Glass Hair, Lucy Hale
    Instagram/lucyhale Instagram
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  8. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Asymmetric Lob

    This modification of the blunt cut is flattering on all face shapes. Ask for longer tips in front and shorter ends at the back. This shape softens strong jawlines and plump cheeks.

    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Asymmetric Lob, Georgina Wilson
    Instagram/styledbysuyen

  9. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Lob with Chunky Highlights

    Missed the memo? Chunky highlights are so back!

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    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Lob with Chunky Highlights
    Instagram/brittanyxavier Instagram

  10. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: '90s Flipped Ends Lob

    Here's another '90s trend that's back with a vengeance: Flipped ends! To get this exact look, grab a flat iron and style the tips inward. Spritz a volumizing hairspray to add bounce and hold.

    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: '90s Flipped Ends Lob, Anna Cay
    Instagram/annacay
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  11. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Wavy Lob

    This cut is interesting because it has subtle layers that create shape and volume. Always have a sea salt spray within reach to give your twirls a sexy, bedhead texture.

    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Wavy Lob
    Instagram/cabeloatelie Instagram

  12. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Straight Lob

    This hair length is super versatile because you can style it in many ways. The best part: It's ridiculously low-maintenance.

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    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Straight Lob, Jennie Kim
    Instagram/jennierubyjane

  13. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Long and Glossy

    This long hairstyle is timeless. Enough said.

    Blunt Cut: Nadine Lustre's Long and Glossy Hairstyle
    Instagram/nadine
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  14. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Long hair with Full Bangs

    The chunky bangs are an edgy touch to an otherwise one-length 'do.

    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Long hair with Full Bangs, Heart Evangelista
    Instagram/iamhearte



  15. Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Long, shiny locks

    You'll need a solid hair care routine to score lustrous locks like these: Opt for a sulfate-free shampoo and a lightweight conditioner. Soak your strands in a nourishing mask to keep them soft and healthy.

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    Best Blunt Cut Hairstyle: Long, shiny locks, Kylie Verzosa
    Instagram/renzpangilinan

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