14 Bob Haircut Trends That Are Everywhere This Year

Several months into 2023 and we are ruined for option when it pertains to selfie-worthy hairstyle patterns But as the weather condition gets better you may feel the desire to ditch your long locks for a fresh slice— which’s where stylish bob hairstyles been available in.

So far this year, the oval layer hairstyle has actually taken control of hairdresser and social networks feeds. Taking motivation from the ’90 s, each layer is cut and styled in such a way that appears like oval shapes hugging the face from the mid-lengths to the ends. Then came ’70 s shapes, the ultra-short afro and concave layers Still, it’s reasonable to state that absolutely nothing has actually outperformed them all rather like the bob

On TikTo k, the hashtag #bobhaircut has actually collected an outstanding 596.4 million views and counting as hair stylists around the world display all way of designs, from the Italian bob(blunt and large) to the sweetheart bob(incredibly brief and not for the faint of heart). And the timeless cut simply keeps providing.

These14 bobbed hair patterns are a cut above the rest, according to the most popular hair specialists.

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StevieLeah, stylist at BlueTit‘s Brixton beauty salon, states that brief, cheekbone-skimming bobs (with Parisian impact) are going to make a major resurgence. Look to this beauty published to Instagram by KristinnOli A micro-bob cut like this shrieks out for a brief fringe to match, however Leah recommends changing things up with a deep side-parting rather. “This provides you that volume however with a fresh, ’90 s throwback ambiance. A cut like this can change hair however likewise make certain it’s still flexible.”

TomWarr, head of education at Blue Tit, includes that it’s charming, fresh and classic, and motivates a little bit of texture with a looser surface.

TheChoppy Bob

“This is probably one of the most talked-about bob haircuts right now,” states NeilMoodie, editorial hair stylist and creator of NeilMoodie Studio, “and it’s all thanks to Wednesday star JennaOrtega

The choppy bob– likewise often described as the ‘cub cut’– begins life as a traditional, blunt bob cut, states Moodie, “but then it becomes layered and chopped into. It’s also texturized and fringed — the whole lot, basically!” The result is extremely low upkeep and absolutely flexible. And the more texture, the much better.

NataliaVera, professional stylist and teacher at LiveTrue London, likewise makes a case for the choppy bob. “This is a natural extension of the choppy shag and wolf cut patterns we have actually been seeing over the previous year,” she states, and it’s really incredibly simple to design. “Just include some pomade or sea salt spray, mess it up, and you’re excellent to go.”

TheBraided Bob

Pinterest reports that brief braid hairdos are ruling supreme, like this lovely chin-grazing bob on @yvonnevictoria published toInstagram Stylists like CharlotteMensah and the specialists at BraidBar LDN enjoy smaller sized braids (or micro-braids) as a charming, protective design, too.

TheSharp Bob

Sharp bob hairstyles are trending and for excellent factor: They are most likely the most wearable. Sharp bobs, as you can envision from the name, are specified by their razor-sharp bluntness, and there are numerous variations in length depending upon the design you desire.

The incredibly stylish box bob, for instance, is a sharp bob that frames your facial bone structure. “This is chin-length, or a little shorter, and cut with a blunt outline,” statesMoodie “It’s fantastic for finer hair as it makes lengths look thicker, fuller, and more large. I enjoy how it can go from being blow-dried, for fullness, to the opposite, where you can slick it back and make it look extremely stylish.”

Look to this cut by @madibrookehair on Instagram for the supreme motivation.


If you’re not rather all set for the complete slice or can’t choose length, Vera states the grown-out bob is a fantastic try to find everybody, despite your hair texture. “This cut sits someplace in between a bob and a lob[long bob] and with no layers throughout it. It actually is lovely on everybody.” Look to this cut on artist AiShimatsu on Instagram.


Trend forecaster and stylist TomSmith states that the midi flick is the bob for those who aren’t actually into a traditional bob cut (believe incredibly blunt) however wish to accept bob-length hair. We’re actually into this cut published to Instagram by @kanako3833

“The soft, sweeping traffic jam bangs [somewhere between a curtain bang draped at the sides to frame the face and a full fringe] and textured layers provide this long bob motion and energy,” states Smith.So what should you ask your stylist for? “You want the length to be cut just above your collarbone and kept blunt, adding a soft bottleneck fringe plus shag-style layers without losing the solidity of the bob line.”

Smith states that this length will naturally snap out on the neck line. “This is extremely cool at the minute and ties into the ‘relaxing lady’ visual Embrace the flickyness!”

TheItalian Bob

We’re not rather finished with the Italian bob, preferred by TheHair Bros and Hershesons beauty parlors inLondon If among your objectives is to subject your hair to less heat, this is for you, as it motivates you to accept your natural curl or wave. The end is blunt and chunky however subtle layers peppered throughout the mid-lengths develop shape and motion to boost texture perfectly, specifically when used turned to the side. We enjoy this cut on Luanna P

TheHollywood Bob

“Characterized by a deep side-parting and a flipped fringe, this has all the romance and elegance of classic Hollywood glamour with an edge, thanks to the sharp, shoulder-skimming length,” statesSmith Check out this design on @chrissyonpointe published to Instagram by hair artist @iamofficialjaiSmith recommends asking your stylist for a long bob cut on a side parting without any layers. “A long, sweeping fringe will help you get that elegant volume at the front.”

To design, Smith recommends purchasing a blow-drying tool, like the DysonAirwrap or the Shark FlexStyle, however he states that numerous other hot brushes make it simple to attain this bouncy, blown-out surface, too. If you have less to invest, attempt the Revlon

TheBeau Bob

This bob gets its name from the French design, and it’s another design of micro-bob, statesMoodie “This is one of my favorite bob haircut styles,” he describes. “The front length hits around the top of the jaw, while the back hits just at the nape of your neck.” The front can be parted in any method you like, however this looks most stylish with a straight-across complete fringe. “It’s super cute and feels very classic, like a 1920s bob reinvented,” statesMoodie

We can’t get enough of this cut on digital developer @franlizzip onInstagram

TheBubble Bob

The soft sibling to package bob, the bubble bob hairstyle likewise serves to frame your face, however with the rounding impact of a bubble as layers somewhat longer than your jawline hug your face shape. Celebrity hair stylist JustineMarjan just recently did this stylish cut for fashion influencer BrittanyXavier “This was shorter than the standard bob with more layers throughout the back for more volume,” Marjan states. “This looks great air-dried with wavy texture for a fluffy finish, or blown out for more piecey looking layers. Make sure you go to a stylist that you trust to shape the cut to suit your unique facial features.”

Although styling with a barrel brush will clearly emphasize the rounded layers, the cut itself must hold its bubble shape all by itself, like this one from @vikachekahair on Instagram.

TheFrench Bob 2.0

TheFrench bob resembles a one-length bob cut and there’s no heavy layering included, which provides it a stylish, triangular shape. “This short, jaw-length style promotes movement and texture,” describes Stephen Buller, hair stylist and cofounder of Buller and Rice “The outline of the bob is cut more jagged to create more natural movement,” comparable to this curly cut by VictoriaHernandez onInstagram Buller states that an appear like this is finest delegated dry naturally, or you might utilize a diffuser for a much faster result.

The J-ob

The jaw-length bob (aka the j-ob) is perhaps the most popular bob hairstyle in beauty parlors, according toMoodie We’re in love with this blunt razor cut by BrianaCisneros onInstagram You do not need to have straight hair, either. This cut differs in texture and shape, commemorating everyone’s natural hair, describesMoodie

TheTextured Bob

JohnManolakis, stylist and supervisor of Blue Tit East Village, states that texture will be all the rage this year. “Shapes like this improve and emphasize the characteristics of the face,” describesManolakis If you have a hectic way of life, a relaxed hairstyle without any layers and no face-framing will be your best choice, like this design by artist AlexusEstelle

TheBullet Bob

Smith states that this takes its hint from the trending mullet, wolf cut, and timeless shag. As an outcome, it provides what Smith describes as a ‘two-layered’ bob hairstyle, which has the balance of a mullet (longer and much heavier towards the back) however keeps great deals of texture and information around the face. As you can see in this image by stylist EthanKing on Instagram, it works perfectly on curly hair.

“This style works best with a ‘lived in’ texture,”Smith informs Refinery29 “I’d suggest air-drying your hair with a generous quantity of leave-in conditioner” His go-to is OlaplexNo.6 Bond Smoother

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