Learn how to master the art of summer bob
The past few weeks have seen many celebs rocking the short hair look. Here’s how you can too!
THE LONG BOB IS USUALLY WORN WITH A CHOP, FLYAWAY TEXTURE. NOW THERE HAS BEEN A SWING TOWARDS A MORE POLISHED FINISH
The summer days might be getting longer, but when it comes to the fashionable hairstyles, shorter is definitely better.
The past few weeks have seen many celebrities including Bella Hadid and Kate Middleton go for the chop, subtly transforming their looks in the process. Here are three ways to adopt the trend and keep cool this season.
THE EXTREME BOB
Bella Hadid first showed off her shorter tresses back in May at the Met Gala, where she walked the red carpet rocking a graduated bob that almost grazed her collarbones. But the supermodel stepped it up a level earlier this week by slashing off several more inches, resulting in a choppy jawline length that looks great with a little summer-induced frizz. Is the super-short bob set to become the next it-girl hairstyle?
THE POLISHED LOB
Meanwhile, the ‘lob’ (or long bob), is more popular than ever. Sarah Jessica Parker is one of the latest stars to jump on the bandwagon, unveiling her new shoulder-skimming waves earlier this month. But while the lob is commonly worn with a choppy, flyaway texture, there has been a swing lately towards a more polished finish. Kendall Jenner, Selena Gomez and Sofia Richie are leading the way with their sleek blowouts, often tucking the ends of the hair under for a sleeker and more rounded silhouette.
THE NEW MOB
If a bob is too drastic a change, then consider what is fast becoming known as the 'mob', or the 'mom bob.' Perfectly illustrated by The duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, who recently delighted the critics by swapping her long hair for a much fresher look, the style is a firm nod to fashion's current obsession with short hair. The shoulderlength style looks great worn loose and wavy, like actor Reese Witherspoon, and can easily be tied back on hot days. In the Duchess of Cambridge's case, a quick run-through with the curling tongs is all that is required for a bouncy summer style that is right on trend.