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How to Style a Bob Cut

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: October 16, 2020
How to Style a Bob Cut

The bob cut has been the craze of the season, taking over both major and minor celebrities and ordinary individuals. Its popularity is no surprise - it's an easy choice to handle and it look great on both straight and curly hair. This style is always cut over the shoulders, but beyond that all options look great; you can add some waves, part it in the side or in the middle, wear your hair arrow-straight... The choices are endless!

If you have opted for this look but you're not sure how to make your hair look great and different every day, stay with us at OneHowTo to learn how to style a bob cut so that you always look on point. and you?ll see a beautiful reflection every day.

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  1. A bob full of movement
  2. Say yes to waves!
  3. Bedhead to ready in 2 minutes
  4. For special events
  5. Classically smooth
  6. Retro yet timeless

A bob full of movement

Betting on the bob cut is to bet on versatility, so you can give your look a tousled air by creating a sensation of movement. To get that look, your hair shouldn't be completely smooth; instead, try to give it a volume boost to make it look cool and different.

Get your hands on a good styling cream - it will make working your bob cut so much simpler.

How to Style a Bob Cut - A bob full of movement

Say yes to waves!

Known as a wavy bob, this style is all the rage - you must experience for yourself! It is perfect for those of us who have naturally curly or wavy hair, as it looks carefree and fun without losing the cutting-edge modernity of the bob cut.

This doesn't mean that those with straight hair can't wear it! Do experiment with this style as it will provide your straight bob cut a lot of movement and vitality. If you don't know how to get a wavy bob, take a look at our article on how to make waves with a flat iron.

How to Style a Bob Cut - Say yes to waves!

Bedhead to ready in 2 minutes

Do you tend to oversleep? Do you always run out of time to fix your hair? Then you'll love this style for your bob cut. Half-updos always look more polished than they actually are, so this is a perfect choice to keep your bob under control on a rainy day and to look great even on those days that you can't invest much time in front of the mirror getting yourself done up to the nines.

How to Style a Bob Cut - Bedhead to ready in 2 minutes

For special events

As we have said before, the bob cut is very versatile and the possibilities depend on the scope of your imagination. If you have a gig to go to but you do not want to go with your everyday hairstyle, or if you just want to quickly sort out your hair, an updo is an excellent choice.

This bouffant style looks smooth, has a retro touch and it's quite easy to do. If you have a little more time and you want to get a more modern and casual effect, you can curl your hair before pinning it up and hitting the street, You will see how the result is completely different but equally beautiful.

How to Style a Bob Cut - For special events

Classically smooth

This style for your bob cut is so uncomplicated - you'll be ready in 5 minutes or less. This is especially perfect if you want to bet on a classic bob cut. Simply fix it by smoothing your hair and parting it at one side - done!

This sleek, straight bob cut style looks good both for day and night.

How to Style a Bob Cut - Classically smooth

Retro yet timeless

Another option to style a bob cut, especially for a special occasion, is to opt for a retro hairstyle inspired by the 1920s and 1930s, imitating the flappers, It Girls and Old Hollywood stars with pronounced waves that will make your hair the center of attention.

This is a much more elaborate look that should be combined with a suitable outfit; however, it is worth trying out because the result will catch all the eyes. Work it!

How to Style a Bob Cut - Retro yet timeless

This is how to style a bob cut for all occasions. If you have any tips and ideas, please tell us in the comments section!

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