A bob, or carré as the French call it, is a haircut that has been around since 1910. That was a pivotal time in our hair history when women decided to liberate themselves from their long locks and turn-of-the-century updos. Now every few years, like clockwork, this haircut becomes trendy again. All it takes is a celebrity to make the chop, and then everyone else follows suit! Are you curious to try this style for yourself? Here’s how to wear a bob, styled five ways.
1. The Bob Blow-Out
Regardless of your hair color, this Vogue-inspired look will definitely stand out. This look works well with almost any face shape or texture. The true beauty of this style is it can be dressed up to down, depending on the occasion, and it’s surprisingly easy to manage.
2. The Slicked-Back Bob
Bobs may be short, but they’re still incredibly versatile. Simply sweep it away from your face for an effortlessly chic look.
3. The “Lob” or Long Bob
The “Lob” is a longer version of the bob that is even more versatile than the shorter counterpart. You can tie your hair back in a low classic ponytail or even place it up in a French roll of soft chignon. This length is best with some graduation around the sides, so when the hair is tied back, there is softness around the face line to play with. It’s also still long enough to brush back for a sleek look.
4. The Dreadlocked Bob
This is a wonderfully chic way to wear a bob, don’t you think? It offers a level of versatility and beauty to your hairstyle. However, the procedure to create dreadlocks can make the texture of your hair appear frizzy, so it’s essential you use a high-quality product to keep your hair moisturized.
5.Red Carpet Ready Beach Waves
If you’re going for a softer look, use a straightening iron or oversized curling wand to achieve soft waves. Instead of using hairspray to seal, simply apply a serum like Drybar Triple Sec 3-in-1 Finishing Spray. Light enough for all lengths, it also offers protection against hot tools, UV color fade, and humidity.
The Bob offers a lot of versatility for all hair types and colors. It can really freshen up your look if you want to try something different, and it’s the perfect style for summer. On that note, we know you’re applying sunscreen, but are you also protecting your hair?