It seems like everyone from celebrities to your BFFs is chopping off their long hair and getting the cute bob haircut this season. And, why not? Bob haircuts look super chic and adorable, are so manageable, and are the best hair choice for this scorching weather. However, since you barely have 15 inches of hair to work with, it can be quite a pickle when it comes to styling your short hair. Sure, you can just run your fingers through your hair and let it be when you want to keep it casual, but come to a glam event or a wedding and suddenly you are out of hairstyling options.
If you got a new, chic bob ‘do recently, we have something that can help you dress up your bob. Here we have rounded up 7 celeb bob hairstyles that you can copy and look oh-so gorgeous. Now assuming you would obviously want to show off your shoulder length hair as it is, we promise it doesn’t include any buns or braids or anything that has to do with tying or twisting. They are simple and chic hairstyles that actually take up a few minutes and some hair tools and supplies. Read on as we list the most dazzling ways to turn your bob haircut into a gorgeous do. Take a look...
The wet hair look
If you want to kill ‘em with your looks, just try this ‘wet hair’ style. The hair you get after you step out of the shower is the hottest look on the block and for all the right reasons. You must have spotted celebrities sporting this look at red carpet events and looking ravishing. Now you can get this look too with these easy steps.
Step 1: Take a generous amount of hair gel or styling mousse on your palm and warm it up between your palms. Apply the product evenly between the hair strands.
Step 2: Once the gel is applied on the entire hair, brush your hair with a wide toothed comb.
Step 3: Create a side parting and brush hair away from the face to create a natural wet hair look.
Step 4: Finish the look by spritzing some hairspray.
Yes, there’s not much you can do when it comes to styling your bob haircut but there’s one way that you can go as crazy with as you’d like and it will still end up looking amazing. We are talking about using hair accessories. They made a comeback recently and are raging in the beauty world right now. Barrettes, clips, hair pins, you name it. Here are two ways you can adorn your bob with hair clips.
Step 2: Create a side parting and brush your hair from one side neatly to the back of your ear.
Step 3: Throw in a chic barrette or an elegant hair clip.
Step 4: Spray hairspray on your hair to keep everything in place.
Another cool hair accessory that turns your usual bob haircut into a chic one is a summer-perfect, silk hairband. Grab a printed turban headband, boho band or just team your bob with a simple hairband and you’ve got yourself a summer chic hairdo. And, you don’t even need hairstyling skills to work this one. Get it in these quick steps.
Step 1: Create a neat centre parting with the help of the end of a teasing comb and brush your hair.
Step 2: Spray Toni&Guy SIBLING London Limited Edition Sea Salt Texturizing Spray to add a wavy texture and volume to your hair.
Step 3: Get your hairband and wear it in the middle. Tuck any flyways from the front into the band and you’re done.
Here is the hairstyle for your bob haircut that is full of drama. Hollywood waves or retro curls have been a classic hairstyle and a celeb favourite for years now. Since you have got the classy shoulder bob of the yesteryears already, what would be better than giving it a vintage makeover for a glam night or even a date night? So, the next time you are feeling like doing something dramatic with your short hair, try this.
Step 1: Apply a dollop of styling mousse to your hair for the polished look.
Step 2: Create a dramatic side parting and brush your hair to the sides.
Step 3: Get hold of the thick curling iron or rollers and style the ends of hair in inward curls.
Step 4: Curl the front section of the bigger side in a soft wave and tuck the hair from both the side behind your ear. Pin them, if necessary.
Step 5: Finish the look with Toni Guy Finishing Shine Spray to add some shine to hair.
This faux hawk or faux pompadour hairstyle is perfect for girls who love an edgy and badass look. Take cues from Marion Cotillard on how to rock this hairdo at a glamorous event. It is a no-fuss hairstyle as it will keep your locks away from your face on a hot day and you don’t have to worry about your hair flying wild. Get this sleek and pretty look by following these steps.
Step 1: Start with perfectly straight hair.
Step 2: Tease the front section of your hair by backcombing it to create a puff on front.
Step 3: Take a small section from above the ear and spray hairspray. Brush it back and pin it with bobby pins.
Step 4: Repeat the same on the other side and the brush the poufy front back to cover the sides and make it look like a faux Mohawk.
Step 5: Use the finishing spray to hold the hairstyle.
1920’s dapper ‘do
You cannot think of bob haircuts without thinking of the jazz loving ear of the 1920s. Hairstyles in the roaring 20s were classy, rebellious and uber stylish. Finger waves bob, for one, is an iconic hairstyle from the 20s that is back and how! It was a rage back then and is a rage still. The fact that it looks feminine and edgy at the same time, makes it just the perfect hairstyle to sport. If you want to give it a try, let us make it easy for you. Take a look and follow these steps.
Step 1: Take a strong hair gel and apply on the upper front section of your hair evenly.
Step 2: Brush your hair and create a side parting.
Step 3: Place your finger parallel to the parting, about 3 inches away, and slide a duckbill clip or a bobby pin to press it.
Step 4: Now use a finger to keep the pin in place, and push the hair adjacent to it towards it and add another pin. Use a metal clamp to clutch the pushed section.
Step 5: Repeat this three or four times depending on the length of your hair. Repeat it the other side as well.
Step 6: Remove the clutches and pins after half an hour and spritz hairspray to secure the hairstyle and finish the look.
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