If you’ve scrolled through any of your social media feeds lately, then you may have noticed that while down-to-there layered haircuts used to reign supreme, blunt cut bobs are now the hairstyle of the moment. Celebrities and everyday girls are all sporting this haircut, making it a serious must-try hair trend. Not to mention, it’s a great way to switch up your beauty look and add some life to your strands. It’s just that good!
If you’re ready to make the chop and try out blunt bob hairstyle trends for yourself, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading for 26 short blunt bob haircuts that will spice up your mane. Happy chopping!
HOW TO FIND THE BEST BLUNT BOB HAIRCUT FOR YOUR HAIR
Before we get into all of the best blunt bob hairstyles, it’s essential to know how to find the best haircut for your hair. When it comes to ultra-straight across blunt bob haircuts, it’s a good idea to do your research to find a stylist who can really nail this look. Blunt bob cuts are typically best created with a steady hand and good old-fashioned haircutting scissors. Make sure to bring inspiration photos with you so that your stylist knows exactly what you want.
Next up? Your texture and hair type! Do you have thin hair or thick hair? How about fine hair, medium hair, or coarse hair? Depending on your answers to these questions, you’ll want to ask your stylist for a specific type of blunt bob haircut. Your stylist will be able to help you determine exactly which blunt bob hairstyle will work best with your hair.
Blunt bob haircuts are typically recommended for people with fine to medium hair. Since these hair types can usually benefit from a bit of a volume boost, a blunt bob that makes hair look fuller is a great haircut option. Don’t worry, though; you can still get in on the look if you have thick hair. To avoid a poofy, unflattering result, your stylist will need to go in after your straight-across snip to thin your ends for a cleaner, less dense undercut. So, what have we learned? Blunt bob haircuts are for everyone! Speaking of which…
26 BLUNT CUT BOBS TO TRY
Ready to find your blunt cut bob match? Have your pick from the 26 best short blunt bobs.
1. CHIN-LENGTH BOB WITH A SIDE PART
One of our favorite ways to get in on the blunt bob trend? The side-parted chin-length bob. This super stylish cut adds a modern yet sophisticated touch to your overall look for a head-turning result. As for the added side-part detailing, it helps to frame your face and enhance your features for a flattering pick.
2. CLASSIC BLUNT BOB WITH BANGS
Want to keep things classic in the hair department? This blunt bob with bangs will definitely rise to the occasion. A great way to give thin strands effortless movement with a polished look, this haircut is a favorite for a good reason.
3. CLASSIC BLUNT BOB WITH SIDE-SWEPT BANGS
If you’re game for taking your blunt bob haircut to new heights, it’s time that we introduce you to the classic blunt bob with side-swept bangs. An excellent way to blend two buzzy trends into one, this haircut gives you movement and body for a posh appearance. We also dig that it’s flirty and versatile, making it perfect for any event on your agenda.
4. BLUNT BANGS WITH WAVY BOB
You can’t go wrong with showing off a bit of texture. Blunt bangs with a wavy bob are the perfect option for doing just that. Flaunting playful waves with straight-across bangs that make your texture the star of the show, this haircut checks all of the style boxes. To amp up your waves, simply add an egg-sized amount of the L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle CURVE IT Elastic Curl Mousse to damp strands. Scrunch from the ends to your roots and let air dry. Once your mane is fully dry, your look is complete.
5. SUPER SHORT BLUNT CUT BOB
If you can’t seem to part with short strands, it may be time to give the super short blunt cut bob a go! Offering the best of both worlds, this haircut gives your mane a uniform and clean-cut look with a tinge of edge for a haircut that covers all the bases. Whether you have curly hair or straight strands, this look will take your style meter up a few notches. Simply add a touch of hairspray, like the L’Oréal Paris Elnett Precious Oil Satin Hairspray, to your strands to lock your look in place.
6. BLUNT MICRO BANGS WITH BOB
In case you haven’t noticed, we have a thing for blunt bobs with bangs. After all, there is no better way to frame your face and show off your features, and blunt micro bangs are no exception. While this look isn’t for the faint-hearted, it’s a bold way to get major attention.
7. ASYMMETRICAL BLUNT BOB
Calling all thick-haired girls! This blunt bob cut will suit your needs. Flaunting a shorter length on one side, this haircut allows you to play with body and movement while making it easier to manage your strands. For a haircut that’s fun, playful, and carefree without skimping on style, the asymmetrical bob is where it’s at.
8. LONG ASYMMETRICAL BOB
Love the look of an asymmetrical cut but want to extend the length some? Feast your eyes on the long asymmetrical bob! A fabulous option for those who don’t want to lose all of their length, this blunt bob skims your shoulders, flirting with body and movement.
9. NECK-LENGTH BOB
For those who want to keep their hair nice and short without taking things too far, the neck-length bob will rise to the occasion. Falling just below the chin, this blunt bob sets the tone for a seriously chic style that won’t go unnoticed. If you don’t mind experimenting with color, amp up your look with babylights.
10. TOUSLED NECK-LENGTH BOB
Tousled strands are a great way to liven up your locks. Pair them with a neck-length bob; you’ll add bounce and movement to your hair for a fresh out of the salon look. What’s not to love?
11. UNDERCUT BOB
While it’s easy to think that thick hair and blunt bob haircuts don’t mix, the undercut bob will make you a believer. The perfect way to take some length away from your mane while adding unique detailing to your look, the undercut lives up to its hype. It also comes in handy for those who want to steer away from traditional blunt bob looks with an edgy alternative.
12. FEATHERED BOB
Searching for a blunt bob haircut for thin hair? The feathered bob may be your perfect match. Known to add pizazz to thin hair textures, the blunt cut works to amp up the volume to give your mane endless movement and a fuller appearance. Simply add a touch of texturizing spray, like the L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT High Lift Creation Spray to your ends to seal the deal.
13. FEATHERED BLONDE BALAYAGE BOB
Stepping into the world of blunt cuts and color, it’s only right that we put a feathered blonde balayage bob on your radar. A standout pick for those who love to combine gorgeous color and texture for effortless movement, body, and dimension, this haircut easily earns a spot as one of our favorite blunt bob looks. If you’re working with thicker strands, simply ask your stylist to thin out the edges for a balanced finish.
14. CHEEK BONE LENGTH BOB
Ready to redefine the meaning of a short, stylish bob? A cheekbone length bob is a great place to start. A stunning option for those who love to make a statement, this haircut is designed to give your mane natural shape and volume for a show-stopping finish.
15. TEXTURED MIDDLE PART BOB
Textured bob cuts are a great match for thick hair since they help to minimize the thickness of your mane while providing instant movement. That’s why we can’t get enough of the textured middle part bob. Perfect for short and medium lengths, this haircut makes it oh-so-easy to embrace your texture. Simply add a touch of texturizing spray or a dollop of hair mousse to your strands to knock this look out of the park.
16. LONG BOB
While short blunt bobs will never go out of style, there’s nothing wrong with leveling up with a long bob! A great way to show off your length without going too long, you can think of this blunt bob haircut as a happy medium. Perfect for all hair textures, this ultra-flattering look continues to reign supreme.
17. SLEEK BLUNT BOB WITH HONEY BLONDE HIGHLIGHTS
Looking to bring a youthful and refreshed feel to your blunt bob slay? Consider rocking a sleek blunt bob with dark blonde highlights. Sure, a blunt bob is already an on-trend style, but there’s no reason to stop there! Honey blonde highlights are a great way to call attention to your blunt bob with a boost of gorgeous dimension.
18. BLUNT SHOULDER-LENGTH LOB
If you have a nice amount of length, we recommend cutting your strands into a blunt shoulder-length bob. This look sports strands that barely touch your shoulders for a chic variation on more timeless bob styles. Another option that can do both thin and thick hair types justice, the possibilities are endless for a gorgeous finish.
19. ROUNDED BLOWOUT LOB
For a bob style that always looks fresh-from-the-salon, try your hand at the rounded blowout lob. As the name suggests, this haircut is all about giving your ends a rounded shape that frames your face without the need for layers.
20. ROUNDED BOB
Prefer a polished and well-put-together blunt cut? That’s what you get with the rounded bob. While this variation doesn’t provide the same boost of volume as the blowout style, it complements those who have thick hair that already has tons of body. Face-framing, super-flattering, and effortlessly stylish, this look has everything you need.
21. THE FRENCH BOB HAIRCUT
If you’re already taking cues from French girl makeup, you’ll probably want to follow suit with your mane. The French bob haircut features strands that sit near the jawline with a slight curve toward the chin and a chic bang that hits the eyebrow line for a super pretty combination. All you need is red lipstick to complete your look.
22. CURLED UNDER BLUNT BOB
Thinking of adding a bit of definition to your blunt cut? Prepare to make quite the impression with a curled under blunt bob. Taking cues from retro styling, this haircut sports a defined curl that adds the perfect amount of personality and charm to your look.
23. SUPER SHORT BOB WITH BANGS
If you love to take risks with your haircuts, a super short blunt bob with bangs will surely make it happen. Blurring the lines between a pixie cut and a short bob, this haircut frames your face beautifully while adding a sultry vibe to your look. Once you try out this blunt bob cut, you’ll be totally smitten!
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24. CHOPPY BOB
The choppy bob is perfect for those who are growing out their strands. The haircut flaunts choppy textured bangs, leading into strands that fall just below the ears for a rocker-inspired ‘do.
25. SIDE-SWEPT SLEEK BOB
If your blunt bob is not serving up as much movement as you’d like, it may be worth switching things up with the side-swept sleek bob. That’s right, another look that A-listers can’t get enough of, the side-swept sleek bob features short strands with a deep side part that creates a flirty swoop of hair, which gives off a sophisticated vibe.
26. THE COMB-OVER BOB
Last but certainly not least, the comb-over bob! Designed with thin-haired girls in mind, this haircut features a deep side part that can be super flattering and helps frame your cheekbones and jawline for the ultimate touch of femininity. This cut is also all about setting the tone for a stylish and carefree look, which means all you need is a touch of hairspray to polish your short blunt bob.
After reading all about blunt bob haircuts, you might find yourself wanting to spruce up your hair color, too. We even gave you a few ideas already! But one of our favorites would have to be ultra-light, bright blonde strands. Sound like your style? Read up on How to Create a Platinum Blonde Bob.