Layered bob hairstyles can look very pretty on any kind of hair, but the most suitable hair for this haircut are the ones which are very thin and lack volume. Fine-looking and thin hair, when given a short and stacked bob haircut with layers can make the entire appearance stylish and voluptuous. Also, this hairstyle is great for the wavy hair. In case a woman already has a blunt bob haircut, she can go for stylish bob in order to align with the modern trends and glamour. Inverted bob with very stylish bangs is the trendiest of all and with hair streaks or global color; you can achieve exactly the kind of appearance that you are chasing.
Anyone having smooth or even curly hair, can get extended layered hairstyles with bob-cut in the backdrop and choose the bangs aside for perfect hair styling. Giving a fresh look to already styled hair can be accomplished with hair serum or hair wax; especially towards the end to make the hair look glossy and the bangs, well maintained. Long layered bob hairstyle is especially great for ageing women who are looking for contemporary look.
Caring and stylish for such hairstyles can be easy if you focus on a few simple tips! After you have washed your hair well, part the entire hairstyle but make sure that the layers fall how you want them to fall actually. They should basically be intended to fall properly. Thereafter, start serum or hair wax to get a glossy look.
What is Layered Bob Hairstyle?
A general bob cut (also popularly known as Bob) is the short style of haircut. In this style, women cut their hair straight with the contours of head only and at around jaw-level length, usually accompanied with bangs or fringes in front to give feminism look. Layered bob haircuts have become quite popular these days and a lot of modern women adore this style. But let us sneak a look into how these trendy bob haircuts actually originated?
Origination of Bob Hairstyles
During the First World War, very fashionable women were seen flaunting bob hairstyles. Even though the style was seen as something “disrespectful,” but it started gaining popularity in the backdrop of the fact that long hair of girls caused inconvenience to the work in war. In the older times, some of the well known celebrities carried this hairstyle and these names included Lady Diana Cooper, Irene Castle and film stars like Louise Brooks and Colleen Moore, who carried the Bob hairstyles throughout 1915-1920s scenario.
This hairstyle always had the glimpse of independent young woman. In the older times, it was therefore seen as something that was very ‘shocking.’ Also, a lot of hair stylists used to offer curling and catering to the long hair only. So, a few hair stylists who had this art of offering bob hairstyles were seen attracting a huge queue of women outside the salon to shorn of their hair with the style that has continuously evolved since times.
With the advent of year 1922, fashion correspondents started seeing bob hairstyle as a dominating hairstyle; especially in western world. But the style started breaking western shackles and moved to the eastern parts as well.
Evolution over the Years
In 1924, yet another style called shingle bob or graduated bob started becoming popular. This hairstyle was unique in its own way and the dome-shaped bob, saw razor-cut hair near the neck. Actually, resurging bob style started being associated with the fashion designers and very trendy people. Beyond 1960s, there started a tremendous evolution of this hairstyle and the cut started getting freshness with the touch of exclusiveness. In 1994 and thereafter, women already started adoring bob hairstyle using the colors and bangs which were cut in different layers and thus came into existence, the layered bob hairstyles with bangs.
Revival in the 2000s
Popular singer like Madonna adopted this classy and unique hairstyle in 2006. Asymmetrical bob cut started becoming heavily copied everywhere and also influenced general masses. Now, in 2014, we can see really a refined, sophisticated and extremely stylish form of layered bob hairstyles with bangs and colours. Now, we can see umpteen numbers of this hairstyle and some of them include Chinese bob, Shingle bob, A-line bob, layered bob, shaggy bob, chin-length bob, shoulder-length bob and buzz cut bob.
Bangs Style and Its Popularity among Celebrities
Bob hairstyle with bangs has become quite popular; especially among the celebrities who love to experiment with their looks on the silver screen. Of course, they need to carry their personality and appeal across the world and so celebrities love to flaunt hairstyles which express the hip & flair as well as influence fashion. While the trends may be like season, but layered bob hairstyle has become one of the style staple through generations. This hairstyle not only dominates a personality, but also helps in parading the perfect face shape. Layered bob with bangs has therefore become quite popular.
One may choose to keep their bob and the bangs long layered, short, stacked or wispy; but if there is one thing that you don’t need to worry about is that this hairstyle has no peril of falling out of fashion world. Demi bobs, long bobs and chin-grazing bobs- have all become popular among the celebrities.
Remember Kitu Gidwani from the movie Fashion who belonged to Arbaaz Khan’s agency? Her bob hairstyle suits perfectly well on her face. Apart from her, we have Mandira Bedi flaunting a short bob. Well, the list of celebrities in Bollywood flaunting layered bob haircuts with bangs is endless. With the changing trends or as per the suitability of movies, one may see actresses adoring different and stylish hairstyles; as we had seen Preity Zinta with a stylish bob hairstyle in ‘Lakshaya.’
Popularity of Bob Hairstyles with Bangs This Season
Any woman can carry layered bob with bangs, provided she has the confidence because that is exactly what this hairstyle is all about. Bob haircut with bangs epitomizes an independent, urbane and sophisticated woman. Apart from being a style statement among many, this hairstyle is also suitable for particular seasons, such as scorching summers. Bob hairstyles with bangs are perfectly suited for a stylish woman who wants to be equally comfortable in hot and humid weather.
Who Can Carry Layered Bob Haircut?
Women with round or square or oval shaped face can beautifully and confidently carry layered hairstyles with bob cut. However, there are a few simple tips that one should follow:
- Long bob is always suitable for you in case you have a round face.
- Layered bob can work wonderfully for medium hair texture.
- In case you have curly hair already and still wish to go for bob hairstyle, the best can be to get it done in layered form because otherwise, your bob hairstyle will turn out to be triangular. Also, in such a case, let your ends be texturized.
- For the woman with fine hair, getting graduated bob stacked with layers can be perfect.
- Using flat ironing rod for maintaining phenomenal shape of your bob can be the best solution.
Some of the most Classic and Appealing Layered Bob Hairstyles
Here are some of the most appealing layered bob haircuts which you may try, depending upon the tips mentioned above. Pick the ones suited as per your face cut and go paint the world modern and independent!
Modern Bob with Pointed Bangs
As one may see here, this is the chin-length stylish layered bob. Although she has natural hair texture, but one may also get the same texture with pointed layers and bangs to get exactly the same bob hairstyle look. Complementing with the jaw-line and face-cut, this hairstyle looks very classy. The short layers and blunt bangs look equally chic and glamorous.
Neatly Maintained Chin-Length Layered Bob with Bangs
With the crown-like appearance in the middle of head, you can tell your stylist exactly what you are looking for. The layers here are perfectly shaped and give a much neater appearance to the face. These kinds of bob hairstyles with bangs can perfectly give you chic manifestation along with a touch of professionalism at work.
The Emo-Style Maintained Brilliantly With Layered Bob
This gives an appearance of Emo-style, but looks less of wild and more of sophisticated. Maintaining bobs like these will demand hair spa of good quality along with regular oil massaging and head-bathing. The layers are shorter in this one and are styled in a way that they look perfect for the face cut. Precisely, this style has been designed for oval shaped faces.
The Shoulder-Length Layered Bob and Blunt Bangs
The hairstyle has been styled for women who want medium length and a classic look. This layered style beautifully frames your face’s jaw line; while at the same time jagging the blunt bangs and layers. For women who already have shoulder length and wish for something more stylish, this brow gazing bangs and medium layered bob can be just your cup of coffee.
Medium Curly Layered Bob with Bangs Caramelized with Brown
If your hairs range towards medium curly, this layered bob style can be achieved easily. Suited for long faces, this layered hairstyle can be perfectly suited for women having long neck too. Forehead covering bangs accomplish the overall appearance of this layered bob. To get the same look and color, dark brown caramel color that is flaunted here, can be great.
Toned In the Ends – Beautiful Layered Bob
Complementing a big forehead and beautifully giving space while framing the oval face is what one may see here. The golden brown highlighting in the ends of layers is what appeals to spectators. Blunt and sharp layers along with easy-going bangs are suited for the face quite beautifully. A woman with a bigger forehead can pull off this layered bob with bangs with a style and attitude.
Inverted Layered Bob Haircut with Stylish Bangs
Ending at the jaw-line, this is exactly what we call an inverted bob. It gives an appearance of a haircut that is falling inside out. This layered bob style falls from the centre of back of your head and gives a lighter appearance to the front. The bangs here cover most of the forehead. This kind of hairstyle can be perfectly suited for faces with pointed chin.
Layered Bob Haircut for Bushy Appearance and Wavy Hair
This is one of the most classic forms of bob hairstyles with layers that you see here. It gives you very bushy, trendy and extremely contemporary appearance. A glimpse of modernity and style can be seen in this style. With beautiful golden caramel colour, you can pull this haircut off; especially if you have wavy hair texture.
Stylish Layered Bob with Bangs
Now, this is a very typical example of what we have been talking in this entire section. With softer ends of layers and bangs (which are also cut in smooth layers), this hair cut is perfectly suited for softer jaw-lines and slimmer faces. The style gives a very independent and unique touch to a woman with ultra-modern and fashionable personality.
Bob style has become so popular these days that women with longer and unmanageable hair are telling their stylists to do whatever they want and guess what? They get this stylish looking hairstyle with bangs and layers. Embellishing this style with colours; either throughout the hair (global) or using streaks and highlighting can be just perfect for completing the whole appearance. Seeking inspiration from glamour world and renowned celebrities, a lot of women are opting for layered bob complemented with stylish bangs. Undoubtedly, this style can make a woman look fresh, contemporary, debonair and of course, up-to-date with the most recent trends.