Bob Hairstyles

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Bob Hairstyles
A Mid-Length Bob (Image by, courtesy of D. Sharon Pruitt)

Bob hairstyles have never faltered in their popularity since they first came out. With so many bob hairstyles to choose from, it's easy to see why women love the bob.

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Short Bobs

Short bobs are typically chin length and shorter. Short bobs can vary from all one length looks to layered looks. This bob hairstyle looks best on oval face shapes since oval is considered the 'ideal' face shape and can wear almost any hairstyle.

Mid-Length Bob Hairstyles

A mid-length bob hairstyle has a length that is somewhere between the chin and collar bone. A mid-length bob, like a short bob, can be worn all one length or in layers. Layers often accentuate mid-length bobs by giving it body and movement. Mid-length bobs work well with oval, square and heart shaped faces.

Long Bobs

Long bobs are perfect for someone who wants to test out a bob hairstyle look without committing to short hair. A long bob hairstyle can be cut right above the shoulder and looks best when it has minimal layering, creating a sleek look.

Angled Bob Hairstyles

An angled bob gives an edge to any bob hairstyle. Angled bobs, also called graduated bobs are usually cut shorter in the back than in the front, giving the back of the bob volume and body and the front of the bob a sleek look. You may choose as dramatic of angle as you want when it comes to the slant of your angled bob.

Asymmetrical Bobs

Asymmetrical bobs, the edgiest of all bobs are uneven from one side to the other. One side may be drastically shorter than the other. An asymmetrical bob is complimented by lots of textured layers and/or dramatic hair color. also recommends having your hairstylist cut a lot of texture into an asymmetrical bob for added height and movement. .

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