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The 11 Hottest A-Line Bob Hairstyles Ever

At first thought, the word ‘bob’ may conjure images of drab and unfashionable hairstyles. However, just like a classic trench coat or a little black dress, the A-line bob is eternally fashionable, chic, and seriously simple to style. Check out these fab variations on the A-line bob.

Platinum Dreams 

Going lighter for summer? Try adding pieces of platinum. Feeling daring? Try going platinum all over. It’s daring and fabulous all in one.

Platinum Dreams Angled Bob Side View A-line bob platinum

How to Style:

  1. Apply mousse to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry using a Denman brush.
  3. Using a 1-inch flat iron, gently bend ends under.
  4. Backcomb crown.
  5. Mist hair with hairspray.

Product Recommendation: 

A Denman hairbrush helps create the perfect amount of lift and bend to the ends.

Styling Tip: 

To create the perfect side swoop bangs, blow dry the fringe first.

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with all face shapes and hair densities.

Slightly Stacked

Classically shaped, this hairstyle is slightly stacked and seriously stylish.

a-line bob stacked stacked a-line bob front

How to Style: 

  1. Apply a blow drying crème
  2. Blow dry hair with a large paddle brush.
  3. Use a 1-inch flat iron to smooth hair.
  4. Mist hair with a flexible hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation: 

Try No. 4’s blow drying lotion for humidity and thermal protection with weightless shine.

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with all face shapes and hair densities.

Playful Layers

Love A-line bobs and layers? Have the best of both worlds! This chic bob embraces both strong structural lines and weightless layers.

a-line bob layers

How to Style: 

  1. Apply a lightweight gel to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry hair.
  3. Apply a shine enhancing serum.

Product Recommendation: 

Try Verb’s Ghost Oil for weightless shine.

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with all face shapes and hair densities.

Creative Colors

Typically creative colors include pinks and blues. However, creative color placement can be just as edgy and different as pink or blue!

a-line bob highlights a-line bob highlights 2

How to Style: 

  1. Apply volumizer from roots and ends.
  2. Blow dry using a paddle brush.
  3. Use a flat iron to smooth bangs and ends.

Product Recommendation

Try Rusk’s Thickr for extra body and volume without the stickiness.

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with all face shapes and medium to thick hair densities.

Pump it Up, Pump it Up 

Stacked sky high, this hairstyle is for those who love extra volume.

light a-line bob light a-line bob 2

How to Style: 

  1. Apply your favorite styling product to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry using a paddle brush.
  3. Using a 1-¼ curling iron, curl the back and ends under horizontally.
  4. Mist hair with hairspray.
  5. Break up curls with fingers.
  6. Backcomb crown and back.

Product Recommendation: 

Styling foundations start in the shower. Try Moroccan Oil’s Extra Volume Shampoo and Conditioner to start your style off right.

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with thinner hair densities and all face shapes.

Balayage Baby

Balayage is the easiest way to create dimension, interest and a sun-kissed look in an A-line bob.

Balayage Bob

How to Style: 

  1. Apply your favorite styling product.
  2. Blow dry using a paddle brush
  3. Smooth ends with a flat iron.
  4. Mist hair with a lightweight hairspray.

Product Recommendation: 

Good styling tools are just as key to a great hairstyle as good products. Try GHD’s classic styler for smoothing and curling.

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with all face shapes and hair densities.

Edgy Angles

To make an A-line bob feel more edgy, try growing the front out while keeping the back short. This creates a strong angled line that is a twist on the classic A-line.

Edgy Angles A-Line Bob Edgy Angles A-Line Bob Side

How to Style: 

  1. Apply your favorite styling product.
  2. Blow dry using a paddle brush
  3. Smooth ends with a flat iron.
  4. Backcomb the crown area.
  5. Mist hair with a lightweight hairspray.
  6. Add pomade to ends for definition and separation.

Product Recommendation: 

Try Simply Organic’s Bang and Ends crème for separation and definition.

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with all face shapes and hair densities.

Swept Away 

Play up the stacking in the back by curling hair away from the face.

casual a-line bob Swept Away Casual Blonde Bob with Layers View 2

How to Style: 

  1. Apply your favorite styling product.
  2. Blow dry using a medium or large round brush
  3. Working vertically, curl hair away from your face using a flat iron.
  4. Mist hair with a medium hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation: 

Try Aveda’s Witch Hazel Hairspray for light/medium hold. Bonus: It also helps reduce static!

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with all face shapes and hair densities.

Straight Lines

Playing with the steepness of an A-line bob is the fastest way to change how the cut looks and styles. Try a less steep angle to create a more professional and polished hairstyle that can go from work to cocktails!

Straight Lines Bob Straight Lines BobBack

How to Style: 

  1. Apply your favorite styling product.
  2. Blow dry using a paddle brush
  3. Working in the back, smooth ends with a 1-¼ curling iron.
  4. Using a flat iron, smooth ends around face.
  5. Mist hair with a lightweight hairspray.
  6. Work finishing crème through ends for control, definition and shine.

Product Recommendation: 

Try Neuma’s neuStyling texturizer for hold, definition and texture.

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with all face shapes and hair densities.

Casually Stylish

Sweet, flirty and innocent! A long bang is playful and adds youthfulness to a classic style.

Stylish Angled Bob Stylish Angled Bob 2

How to Style: 

  1. Apply your favorite styling product.
  2. Blow dry using a paddle brush
  3. Smooth ends with a flat iron.
  4. Apply a shine-enhancing serum to mid lengths and ends.
  5. Mist hair with a lightweight hairspray.

Product Recommendation: 

A good hair dryer not only saves precious time in the morning, but can also help your hairstyle look more polished. Try a feather light T3 blow dryer for smoother, static free hair.

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with all face shapes and hair densities.

Bobs and Bangs

Try adding bangs to a classic A-line for the perfect eye framing hairstyle.

brunette a-line bon Aa-line bob

How to Style: 

  1. Apply your favorite styling product.
  2. Blow dry using a paddle brush
  3. Blow dry bangs from side to side to achieve the perfect amount of bend to the ends.
  4. Smooth ends with flat iron.
  5. Mist hairs with a medium hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation: 

Try a Junior Mason Pearson brush for extra control when drying bangs.

Styling Tip:

Besides being trendy and cute, bangs are high maintenance. Ask your hairstylist if he/she offers complimentary bang trims between haircuts—most do. If so, put the kitchen scissors down, and let your stylist keep your bangs looking picture perfect between haircuts.

Face Shape and Hair Density: 

This style works with all face shapes and hair densities.

A-line bobs don’t all have to look the same. Changing the angle, color placement or adding bangs can change the entire look without taking away from the classic shape. Try one of these styles to always feel chicly modern!