Trendlooks 2016

Trendy Haircuts: The Bevelled Bob to the Rescue!

Bob Hair Styles
The bob with longer stepped side hair is by no means boring
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The bob is a classic among haircuts. People love wearing the bob most likely because the style is plain but not square, short but still variable. Nowadays, you have to add to the bob hair style the all-out bevelled side hair. Here we tell you who can wear the bob and how to care for it. Not every hair structure is suitable for the bob style. We will discuss that here too

  • In the original form of the bob the hair is about chin-long with clearly defined contours. The bob is one of the most popular hair styles in the world because it is so easy to create and maintain. Over the years, the hair length has become more varied and may now range from earlobe- to shoulder-length. This means that you can optimally adapt the style to the proportions of your face. This applies in particular to the newest bob interpretations with bevelled side hair.
     
    If your face is more on the long side you should opt for as short a bob as possible. This will keep the focus square on your face. Some steps make the cut light and lively, nothing droops. A bob with soft lines works best for chiselled facial contours. A round face looks best with a longer bob cut with little volume on the sides of your face.

  • The Bob Style and the Stars: Stars like the style too

    Victoria Beckham

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    Victoria Beckham

    Meanwhile, Victoria Beckham’s haircut has been dubbed ‘the pob’ in Great Britain. ‘Pob’ is a contraction of bob and Victoria Beckham’s Spice Girl name ‘Posh’

    Nicole Richie

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    Nicole Richie

    Nicole Richie: The bevelled bob hair style brings volume to her fine hair

    Meredith Monroe

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    Meredith Monroe

    The actress Meredith Monroe has the ideal fine straight hair for the classic bob hair style

    Keira Knighly

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    Keira Knightley

    Keira Knightley: Her short bob with a lot of volume on the side of the head makes her face appear shorter and keeps the focus on her eyes

    Katie Holmes

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    Katie Holmes

    Katie Holmes was one of the early trailblazers for the stepped bob haircut. Meanwhile, she is wearing long hair again – until her next bob haircut

    Halle Berry

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    Halle Berry

    Halle Berry interprets the bob style with composure and focus on femininity

    Gwyneth Paltrow

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    Gwyneth Paltrow

    In principal, the long straight bob style is most suitable for women with a rounder face. However, Gwyneth Paltrow wears it well anyhow

    Charlize Theron

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    Charlize Theron

    Here, Charlize Theron wears a bob with soft waves. This bob is very suitable for the evening

    Drew Barrymore

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    Drew Barrymore

    Drew Barrymore’s bob is slightly teased at the base of her hair. That gives her bob the cool sixties glamour

  • The Bob is the ideal cut for (almost) all heads

    The bob also demands little from the hair structure. The bob style can turn even fine hair into a stunning hairdo. Waves and moderate curls are also suitable for the new playful bobs. Cowlicks and frizzy permanents are known for their ways of escaping any control and are therefore quite some problem even for a bob, especially for a bob with fringes (bangs). Actually, those two hair problems are the only reasons not to opt for a bob style. Women with intensive permanents are quite unlikely to enjoy a bob (pyramid effect!).

  • The Best of all Worlds – The Bob

    By and large the bob is easy to maintain. With the proper haircut the bob needs little help to keep the shape. The shorter and more precise the bob haircut, the more frequently it has to be trimmed by your hair stylist (a shorter bob every four weeks and a longer bob about every six to eight weeks).