When it comes to short hairstyles, a chin-length bob with bangs is unquestionably the one that celebrities have loved over the years. If your hair is short and you are looking for some inspiring images, you are in the right place! Besides, if you still have longer locks and think of cutting them short, here we’ve sorted out some of the hottest bob looks in 2021.
#1: Copper Layered Bob with Bangs
A chin length bob is an ideal way to showcase sharp angular features like these striking cheekbones. For ladies with thin hair, this choppy cut is a great way to add texture and fullness without curls. The thin highlights, also known as babylights, add a glimmer of color throughout the style as opposed to the heavy, streaky highlights of the past.
#2: Wispy Bob with Light Layers and Bangs
A bob with lightweight, wispy layers is great for anyone with thicker hair who doesn’t want to feel weighed down. Making the shortest layers at the back of the crown the same length as your bangs up front also helps to create an overall sense of balance.
#3: Inverted Bob with Ombrè
An easy way to add length around the face is with an inverted bob that moves from the back of the neck to the shoulder because it draws the eye down. Soften the severe cut with a mix of subtle blonde ombrè highlights that brighten dark chocolate locks. This stunning look is polished enough for work and fairly sexy for the weekend.
#4: Medium Messy Waves with Side Bangs
As Beyoncé says, “I woke up like this.” Bed head is the ultimate sexy texture for a blunt or textured shoulder length cut. Wispy side bangs blend seamlessly into the messy waves for a carefree look that invokes the mysterious yet approachable nature of the “girl next door.” This hairstyle works best with fine and medium thick hair textures.
#5: Cute Tousled Short Brown Bob
If you’re worried about a jaw length cut feeling like no hair at all, try a bob with bangs that’s got thickness and volume up at the crown. Skip piecey layers and lightweight bangs and go all in with full front bangs and an almost bowl-like shape — think Beatles, but elevated and ready-to-wear.
#6: Blunt and Layered Caramel Brown Bob
A bob cut that’s chopped straight across at the bottom is unique and looks best when worn straight to emphasize the sharp line. Up top, go for a deep middle part right through the bangs to mirror the blunt bottom, and let caramel highlights add a little life to an otherwise linear finish.
#7: Blunt Bob with Side Bangs
A super chic, no-nonsense straight bob works best when hair is just above the shoulder length and cut at an angle towards the face. Rather than opting for front-facing bangs, try out their cooler older sister: a long, layered side bang. Blow dry your bang to sweep away from your frame towards the back of the head for a little contrast.
#8: Chin-Length Choppy Ash Blonde Bob
To make a bob with side bangs feel grungier, ask your stylist for razor-cut choppy layers scattered haphazardly throughout the head. Don’t stop when it comes to the bangs: have them equally unkempt. This messy approach works best with chin-length hairstyles, as too much length can weigh it down.
#9: Sliced Lob with Eyebrow-Skimming Bangs
Longer bangs can really complement hair that’s medium length overall. Have them cut so they fall just below the brows, and ask for longer razored layers throughout the rest of the lob. Use a large-barreled curling iron to curl sections of hair around the head, then shake it out for a loose wave that looks effortless.
#10: Short Textured Bob with Choppy Bangs
Nothing enhances a layered haircut quite like a contrasting color, and this lavender shade really makes a statement against a darker base. Go for a chin length with super choppy layers, and comb a shine serum through strands for a piecey wet-look finish that’s edgy and sleek.