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20 Bob Hairstyles To Inspire You To Finally Get Your Hair Cut

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Whatever the weather or season, it's always a good time to get a haircut. That liberating feeling of having your locks chopped is addicting—it gives us a natural high and an instant confidence boost.

If you are looking to shake things up and get your hair chopped, may we suggest trying The Bob! This cut is timeless and trendy at the same time, making it a versatile choice.  Here are 20 interesting short bob hairstyle ideas:

Best Bob Hairstyles To Try This Year (2021 Edition)

  1. Classic Black

    Bianca Gonzalez's lustrous raven black bob can withstand all trends. To cop her hair's sheen, you must condition your locks every day for it to become healthy. Plus, a little boost from a shine serum or spray would help lots!

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  2. Fiery Red Fringe

    You can be adventurous by having your bob dyed in a shade of red, and while you're at it, try wispy bangs, too. To score this bright hue, expect your locks to be bleached until you reach level 7 to 9—when the tresses are almost light yellow. You must also be extra careful with your hair care products. Only sulfate- and alcohol-free items are allowed.

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  3. Curly A-bob + Ombré

    An A-line bob haircut—where the front ends are longer than the back—emphasizes your ringlets. An ombré dye job, on the other hand, will prevent your hair from weighing your face down.

  4. '90s-inspired Hair Clip Medley

    Do you still remember when snap clips were all the rage in the '90s until the early 2000s? You can relive those moments because the style is back. For a 2019 touch, add textured waves to your hair and part it in the middle before putting on the barrettes.

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  5. Bejeweled Hun

    This hairstyle will probably be your go-to whenever you attend special occasions. To achieve this, spritz your locks with a heat protectant spray. Then, straighten your hair using a flat iron. Gather the top section of your tresses to a tiny bun and secure with a clear elastic and hairpins. Proceed with decorating your 'do with hair jewels.

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  6. Creamsicle Short Bob

    Isn't Jessy Mendiola's creamsicle bob dreamy? Before she achieved this sorbet hue, her locks were platinum blonde, aka bleached AF. If you want to replicate her look, take note: Having rainbow or pastel hair takes a lot of commitment because it needs special care for it to last.1) You have to change your hair care products. 2) Salon trips every three weeks are recommended to maintain its brilliance. 3) Overall, you need to spend lots of cash for the upkeep.

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  7. Ombré Airy Bob

    The weightless body of this bob is simply envy-worthy. To pull off this wash-and-wear hairstyle, you will need silicone-free shampoo and conditioner. For additional volume, you may blast a blow-dryer on the roots of damp hair to lift ~every~ strand. The tiny touch of ombré contributes to its featherweight look.

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  8. Statement Headband and Flipped Ends

    This bob hairstyle is pretty basic and effortless. Since it calls for flipped ends (or tikwas in Filipino), you don't need to blow-dry or heat-style your locks. Just grab a statement headband and you're all set.

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  9. Layered Bob

    The super-short layered bob shows the cheeks, jawline, and neck. This makes it the perfect haircut to pick when you're aiming for a youthful look. We also think this type of bob is great for summer because ~everything~ will be exposed to the ventilation.

  10. Dutch Braids

    Who says you can't wear braids when you've got short hair? This option proves that a bob haircut is your playground. To replicate this hairstyle, you must be skilled in doing the Dutch braid, which IMHO, is fairly easier to achieve than its sister, the French braid. Here's a video you can watch for reference.

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  11. Chin Bob

    For a carefree and easy hairstyle, go for a short chin bob like Anna Cay's. In her IG stories, she explained how she loves her haircut because it doesn't call for heat-styling for it to look great. Yay for wash-and-wear hair!

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  12. Lived-in Bob

    The hair bends and the natural texture of the lived-in bob screams "Cool Girl." It's our recommended hairstyle for someone who is unbothered by rules and mainstream trends.

  13. Milk Tea Bob

    Milk tea isn't just a popular drink anymore; it's also a most-requested hair color in Asia! The lovely beige blonde hue resembles the sweet concoction that will flatter Pinay skin tones. Having this trendy shade in a bob haircut makes it less expensive to maintain, too: ICYDK, you need to have it retouched and toned every three weeks to preserve its creamy hue.

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  14. Half-Ponytail with Bangs

    I personally believe that a half-pony is a universally flattering hairstyle. It highlights the cheekbones and downplays plump cheeks. Bangs, on the other hand, give off a playful vibe.

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  15. Brushed Back Bob

    Raiza Contawi keeps everything sleek and elegant by brushing back her hair. For added polish, she puts on statement earrings. Easy-peasy!

  16. Dramatic Curls

    Julie Anne San Jose's curly bob only proves that girls with waves and ringlets can pull off short hair.

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  17. Patterned Undercut Bob

    Want to try something drastic? Check out this undercut curly bob!

  18. Sandy Blonde Bob

    We're pretty sure all eyes will be on you when you get a chin bob in a sandy blonde hue. This length is much easier (cheaper) to maintain—bleached hair needs a special lineup of hair care products and monthly root retouch visits.

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  19. The Pob

    Victoria Beckham, aka Posh Spice, made the Pob (the Posh Bob, get it?) popular in the early 2000s. It's similar to the A-line bob, but hers had more volume at the back and had significantly longer front ends. It still looks good today, don't you think?

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  20. Edgy and blonde

    Wispy bangs and sandy blonde hair—Jodi Sta. Maria's blunt bob is made for beauty risk-takers.

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