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Freshen Up Your Look: 20 Long Bob Haircuts

Do you have long bob fever? Savor your desire for a new look by making the cut. Long bob haircuts are super chic and offers versatile styling options. Wear it sleek, rock it curly, add some waves, or pin it up. Add some layers for playful texture or keep it blunt for a stronger shape. Here are 20 haute long bob haircuts to inspire you.

WAVY BOB

Add some shine to your golden blonde bob! The blunt edges of this cut are softened by light layers and gentle waves.

Wavy Blonde BobWavy Blonde Bob Side

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a volumizing mousse.
  2. Blow dry using the Olivia Garden Thermal Round Brush for a smooth shape with light volume.
  3. Curl large sections of hair in alternating directions using a large barrel curling iron for soft movement.
  4. Run fingers through hair for light separation.
  5. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy BODY.BUILDER Volumizing Mousse to boost hair with flexible fullness and hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square and heart shaped faces. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Add a bejeweled headband to accent your look.

FRINGED BOB

This sleek, ebony-hued bob is accented with a full fringe to really show off those cheekbones.

Fringed Bob HairstyleFringed Bob Hairstyle Side

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Smooth with a straightening iron for an extra sleek finish.
  4. Apply lightweight serum to fingertips and work through hair for a shiny finish.
  5. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy YOUNG.AGAIN treatment oil for smooth, shiny hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, heart or square shaped faces. This style works best on thick hair.

Tip:

Accent with Kevin Murphy’s SHIMMER.BUG for that extra glow!

SUMMER BOB

This brunette bob is spiced up with golden copper streaks for extra fun and dimension.

Brunette Bob with Copper Highlights

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Smooth with a straightening iron for an extra sleek finish.
  4. Apply lightweight serum to fingertips and work through hair for a shiny finish.
  5. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy SESSION.SPRAY for flexible hold with anti-humidity protection.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Add a jeweled barrette for a sparkly touch.

STRAWBERRY LOB

A blunt perimeter creates a soft, full silhouette to show off these golden and strawberry tones.

Strawberry Blonde BobStrawberry Blonde Bob Side

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing serum.
  2. Blow dry using the Olivia Garden Thermal Round Brush for smooth shape with light volume.
  3. Deconstruct lightly using fingers for definition and separation.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try DermOrganic Fast Drying Shaping Spray for great hold with touchable texture.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, heart or oval shaped faces. This style works best on fine, thick hair.

Tip:

Accent with a cute boho headband.

AUTUMN BOB

Spice up your look with a lovely red lob to welcome a new season of hair.

Long Red Bob

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry using the Olivia Garden Thermal Round Brush for smooth shape with low volume.
  3. Bevel the ends slightly under using a straightening iron.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy STAYING.ALIVE Leave-In Conditioner for added protection and flexibility.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or heart shaped faces. This style works best on medium to fine hair.

Tip:

Accent with a butterfly hair pin.

FULL BOB

Thick hair takes center stage in this softly rounded long bob shape.

Full Bob for Thick Hair

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Use fingertips to create piecey separation and a deconstructed finish.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy HAIR.RESORT.SPRAY for a textured finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, round or heart shaped faces. This style works best on thick hair.

Tip:

Accent this look with a vintage scarf.

MOD BOB

Go sassy with this longer version of a mod-inspired bob shape.

Long Mod Bob with BangsLong Mod Bob with Bangs Back

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Smooth with a straightening iron for an extra sleek finish.
  4. Apply lightweight serum to fingertips and work through hair for a shiny finish.
  5. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try DermOrganic Leave-In treatment to smooth with the power of Argan oil.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on thick hair.

Tip:

Accent with Kevin Murphy’s COLOR.BUG to create a colorful shine line!

SIDE-SWEPT BOB

Add volume and texture to fine hair with waves that soften the blunt perimeter of a long bob.

Side Swept BobLong Bob Haircuts

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a volumizing mousse.
  2. Blow dry using the Olivia Garden Thermal Round Brush for a smooth shape with light volume.
  3. Curl only the ends of large sections of hair in alternating directions using a large barrel curling iron for soft movement.
  4. Run fingers through hair for light separation.
  5. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy FRESH.HAIR for perfect next-day hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for square, oval or round shaped faces. This style works best on medium hair.

Tip:

Try a dry shampoo to create extra texture.

LAYERED BOB

This cut is a bit shorter than most, but the shape helps control thick hair on it’s way to long bob glory.

Layered Short Bob Layered Short Bob Side

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Use fingertips to create gentle separation.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try DermOrganic Leave-In treatment to smooth with the power of Argan oil.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on fine, thick hair.

Tip:

Try liquid colored hair chalk to play with different hues.

AUBURN BOB

Your new long bob haircut doesn’t have to be simple. Play up that color for extra dimension!

Long Bob with Colorful Dimension

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Use a straightening iron for a sleek finish.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy DAMAGE.MANAGER for extra thermal heat protection.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Gather hair into a sleek low bun for a fresh, new look.

BEVELED BOB

Try a beveled long bob shape that curls under to define fine, thick hair.

Beveled Long BobBeveled Long Bob Back

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Use a straightening iron to flip out the fringe.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy UNDRESSED to create a loose, undone, natural look.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on medium hair.

Tip:

For extra volume, backcomb the base and interior of hair, leaving the surface smooth.

TWO-TONE BOB

Loose, beachy waves amplify volume and play up the dual tones of this long bob shape.

Bob with Beachy Waves

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a volumizing mousse.
  2. Blow dry using the Olivia Garden Thermal Round Brush for smooth, controlled shape with medium volume.
  3. Create textured waves by loosely wrapping hair around a large barrel curling iron.
  4. Run fingers through hair for light separation.
  5. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try TIGI Bed Head HARD HEAD Hairspray for superior hold and high shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, round or square face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

On day two, create a softly textured low bun with your great waves.

OMBRE BOB

Ombre coloring continues to remain on-trend, so keep your bob long and show off that “rooty” look.

Ombre Bob HairstyleOmbre Bob Hairstyle Back

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Smooth with a straightening iron for an extra sleek finish.
  4. Apply lightweight serum to fingertips and work through hair for a shiny finish.
  5. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy SHIMMER.SHINE for protection with high shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for most face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Accent with neon hair chalk!

CRIMSON BOB

Show off a sleek long bob shape with a fiery shade that sparkles and shines.

Sleek Long BobSleek Long Bob Side

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Use a straightening iron for a sleek finish.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy YOUNG.AGAIN treatment oil for smooth, shiny hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Accent this look with a fascinator and lace netting.

PEEK-A-BOO BOB

Accent your hair with bright streaks of color to make your long bob really pop!

Long Bob with Red AccentsLong Bob with Red Accents Back

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Use a straightening iron for a sleek finish.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy STAYING ALIVE Leave-in Conditioner for added protection and flexibility.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Accent with a red bow for a perfect holiday look.

BEACHY BOB

This long bob features a mix of highlights and lowlights with layers that really play up that beachy look.

Long Bob with Curls and HighlightsLong Bob with Curls and Highlights Side

How To Style:

  1. Prep dry hair with a lightweight texturizing spray.
  2. Create beachy textured waves by loosely wrapping hair around a medium barrel curling iron.
  3. Run fingers through hair for light separation.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Oribe APRES BEACH wave and shine spray for glamorous, touchable texture.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Create a softly textured French braid on day two or three.

BLONDIE BOB

A silky blonde finish is the perfect way to show off a classic long bob shape.

Blonde Silky BobBlonde Silky Bob Side

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Use a straightening iron for a sleek finish.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy ANTI-GRAVITY volumizer and texturizer for control with oil-free shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium hair.

Tip:

Gather ends into a chignon for an upswept style.

BLUNT BOB

Freshen up your ends and boost fine hair with a blunt perimeter to define your long bob shape.

Long Blunt BobLong Blunt Bob Side

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Use a straightening iron for a sleek finish.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy FULL.AGAIN thickening lotion for fullness and body with natural movement.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on fine hair.

Tip:

Create a piecey perimeter with a light hold wax.

PEACOCK BOB

Boost your long bob with some bright, peacock-inspired colors and a slight asymmetrical shape.

Asymmetrical Bob with Bright Highlights

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a lightweight smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Use a straightening iron for a sleek finish.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try Kevin Murphy STAYING ALIVE Leave-In Conditioner for added protection and flexibility.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Try a wet finger-waved style with this cut for a glam look.

CLASSY BOB

Keep your look cute and classy with this long bob set in a warm brunette hue.

Classy Brunette Bob

How To Style:

  1. Prep damp hair with a smoothing lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a paddle brush for a smooth, low volume hairstyle.
  3. Use fingertips to create gentle separation.
  4. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Hair Products:

Try DermOrganic Fast Drying Shaping Spray for great hold with touchable texture.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for oval, square or round face shapes. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Add a bejeweled headband to accent your look.

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