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40 Awesome Wavy Bob Hairstyles You’ve Probably Never Tried Before

We absolutely love styles with movement. Who doesn’t love a perfectly undone coif that’s super simple to style? Grab your texture tools and primping products and join me as we ride the waves of these stunning wavy bob hairstyles!

  • #1 Bouncy Bob

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    The curls on this bob are a bit tighter, giving it more bounce and movement. They give the hair more fullness and give the illusion of the hair being shorter.

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    Style by Cutting Loose Salon, Sarasota, FL

    How To Style:

    1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
    2. Curl sections of hair using a small to medium barrel iron.
    3. Set the style with a flexible hold finishing spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Caviar Perfect Iron Spray protects hair from irons up to 450 F.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style well.

  • #2 Modern Vintage Twist

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    These waves have the vintage pattern reminiscent of a finger wave, but are loose enough to be modern and wearable.

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    Color by Antonia Cherolis, Updo by Kelly Wuthrich, Makeup by Lexie Lazear for Barberia Salon,Foster City, CA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
    2. Curl sections of hair all in one direction. Mist each section with working hairspray before curling.
    3. Once all hair has cooled, brush out all curls with a dressing brush. Keep brushing until all curls form into a wave.
    4. Apply a finishing spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Working Hairspray is an ultra-dry, flexible hold hairspray that gives humidity protection while giving hair a natural finish.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hair. This look is ideal for hair with long layers or no layers at all and won’t really work well with short layers.

  • #3 Beachy Finger Waves

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Here’s another modern take on finger waves. Instead of classic, shiny and smooth finger waves, this style has some texture, airiness and just the right amount of frizz to it.

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    Hair by Terrie Noorali, Makeup by Amy Carter for Kenneth Shuler Schools of Cosmetology, Columbia, SC

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a product for texture.
    2. Apply thermal protection to hair.
    3. Use a waver like the Babyliss Nano Titanium Mini Waver on sections of hair.
    4. Let the style with a finishing spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Caviar Perfect Texture Spray give the hair texture and fullness.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this style.

  • #4 Beautifully Carefree

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Try this style and you’ll be gorgeous without looking like you tried too hard. This wavy bob is soft, youthful, feminine and fun.

    short-wavy-red-hair

    Style by Barbaria Salon, Foster City, CA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply thermal protection to hair.
    2. Wrap sections of hair around a medium barrel iron.
    3. Once the hair has cooled, apply a product for texture.
    4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Caviar Perfect Texture Spray gives the hair texture and fullness.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle best.

    Tip:

    When using a texture spray, spray it six to eight inches away from the hair. Spray on the inside of the style instead of just on the surface. Do this by lifting hair section by section while spraying. This will give texture and fullness all over the hair.

  • #5 Asymmetric Wavy Bob

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    This beautiful asymmetric bob has gorgeous organic texture.

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    Lindsay Hines for Elon Salon, Marietta GA

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    Lindsay Hines for Elon Salon, Marietta GA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply thermal protection to hair.
    2. Wrap sections of hair around a medium barrel iron, leaving the ends out.
    3. Use a flat iron if needed to smooth some of the ends more.
    4. Apply a texture spray for more texture, definition and fullness.
    5. Massage the scalp with fingers to make hair bigger.
    6. Set the hair with a finishing spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Caviar Perfect Iron Spray protects hair from iron heat up to 450 F.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density can wear this style.

  • #6 Wrapped Waves

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    Wrapped waves tend to have a more modern feel than the ones traditionally coiled around a spring iron. This wrapped wavy bob is flirty, fun and fabulous.

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    Kelley Danford for Elon Salon, Marietta GA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
    2. Spray each section with a working hairspray, then wrap each section around a curling wand.
    3. Set the style with a finishing spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Caviar Working Hairspray gives the hair flexible hold without the crunch.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle best.

    Tip: If you don’t have a curling wand, wrap hair around a normal curling iron to get the same effect.

  • #7 Big Diva Texture

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    This hairstyle has a lot of head-turning volume and amazing texture.

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    Hair by Kelli Stevens Makeup by Lindsey Jackson for Kenneth Shuler Schools of Cosmetology,Columbia, SC

    How To Style:

    1. Apply a volumizing mousse to damp hair.
    2. Power dry the hair, lifting sections up to create volume at the root area.
    3. Wrap sections of hair around a medium-sized iron.
    4. Once the hair has cooled, apply a texture spray to the inside of the hair.
    5. Massage the scalp with fingers to make the hair bigger.
    6. Use a pick to comb on the hair, but only from the roots to about three inches out, to make the style even bigger.
    7. Randomly take sections of hair and loosely tease them upwards, using your fingers to create more texture and fullness.
    8. Once you’re satisfied with the shape, set the style with a finishing spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Caviar Perfect Texture gives the hair texture and fullness. It is like scaffolding for the hair.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style works best on hair that is medium in texture and density. For wider face shapes, focus on making the top bigger. For longer face shapes, focus on making the sides bigger.

  • #8 Mixed Textures

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    This wavy bob hairstyle is a combination of sections of hair that are waved and sections of hair with only a slight bend.

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    Hair by Kelli Stevens Makeup by Paige Jackson for Kenneth Shuler Schools of Cosmetology,Columbia, SC

    How To Style:

    1. Apply thermal protection to hair.
    2. Wrap sections of hair around a medium barrel iron.
    3. As you reach the top, wrap sections of hair loosely around the iron.
    4. Use a flat iron to give the hair in front a slight bend.
    5. Lift hair section by section while misting a texture spray.
    6. Shake the hair to give it volume and texture.

    Recommended Products:

    Caviar Perfect Iron Spray will give the hair thermal protection up to 450 F.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will work best with this hairstyle.

  • #9 Separation and Fullness

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    This wavy hairstyle features curls that are separated to create volume and fullness.

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    Hair by Brittany Johnson Makeup by Amy Carter for Kenneth Shuler Schools of Cosmetology, Columbia, SC

    How To Style:

    1. Apply thermal protection to hair.
    2. Wrap sections of hair around a small to medium barrel iron.
    3. Once the hair has cooled, separate each curl to create more curls.
    4. Apply products for texture and volume.
    5. Shake the hair and massage the scalp to create more volume and fullness.

    Recommended Products:

    Caviar Bamboo Uplifting Hairspray gives dry hair volume at the root area.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style works best on hair that is medium in texture and density. For wider face shapes, focus on making the top bigger. For longer face shapes, focus on making the sides bigger.

  • #10 Tight to Loose

    Written by Shannel Mariano

    This fun wavy bob look has waves that loosen up as they reach the ends for a chic and carefree finish.

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    Hair by Amanda Mitchell for Blaze Salon, Cedar Rapids, IA

    How To Style:

    1. Apply thermal protection to hair.
    2. Wrap sections of hair around a curling wand, leaving the ends out.
    3. Set the style with a hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Alterna Caviar Working Hairspray gives the hair flexible hold without a stiff and crunchy feeling.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    All face shapes with hair that is medium in texture and density will suit this hairstyle best.

  • #11 Flirtatious Fringe

    Written by Cynthia Nicasio

    And a little something extra to your wavy bob style with this adorable fringe. This look is a great way to break out of your regular styling routine to show off your sultry sweet flavor.

    How to Style:

    1. Apply styling foam to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair with round brush, smoothing the bangs forward.
    3. Wrap pieces of hair around a medium-sized styling wand or iron.
    4. Spray with a light texture spray.

    Recommended Products:

    MOUSSE by Seven Luxury Haircare is a lightweight styling foam that gives the hair weightless volume and shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look works well on all face shapes. Curlier and thicker hair types will experience more volume with this type of style.

  • #12 Rockstar Grunge

    Written by Cynthia Nicasio

    A bob by nature is a distinctive shaped haircut, however the finishing and styling of said haircut allows for infinite looks and styles to fit the individual. Rock out with this edgy style for an alternative twist to your everyday bob.

    Edgy Wavy Bob Hairstyle

    Style by Bob Steele Salon, Atlanta, GA

    How to Style:

    1. Apply styling cream to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair with fingers, scrunching periodically.
    3. Spray with a texture spray, scrunching the product into the hair.
    4. Apply texture paste to fingers and rake through hair.

    Recommended Products:

    MOUSSE by Seven Luxury Haircare is a lightweight styling foam that gives the hair weightless volume and shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This look works well on all face shapes. Finer and straighter hair types without much curl may want to add some curl with an iron after hair is dry.

  • #13 Ice Queen

    Written by Cynthia Nicasio

    This look is wildly popular on the big screen and television. These perfectly undone waves are so on trend this year and aren’t going anywhere. Get your Hollywood on with this glamorous style.

    Glamorous Undone Wavy Bob Hairstyle

    Style by Carrie Smith, Makeup by Amy Lopez, Currie Hair, Skin & Nails, Wilmington, DE

    Glamorous Undone Wavy Bob Hairstyle Side

    Style by Carrie Smith, Makeup by Amy Lopez, Currie Hair, Skin & Nails, Wilmington, DE

    How to Style:

    1. Apply styling foam to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry the hair curling away from your face with medium round brush.
    3. Dry a side part into hair.
    4. Use curling wand or iron to curl ends away from the face.
    5. Brush through curls with fingers, reshaping them into waves.
    6. Finish with a shine spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Pureology has a fantastic mousse called Silk Bodifier Volumizing Mousse that is great for heat styling and has a silky finish without feeling sticky or heavy

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style is suitable for all face shapes Curlier hair types may want to invest in a smoothing treatment if they want to commit to this style.

  • #14 Textured Wave Wonder

    Written by Cynthia Nicasio

    Deep side parts and waves are hot on the red carpet this year. Adding a little more interest and edge, this textured look is easy to recreate at home and may soon become a styling staple in your repertoire.

    Textured Wavy Bob Hairstyle

    Style by Shantell Nunez, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

    How to Style:

    1. Apply a styling glaze to damp hair.
    2. Spritz hair with a heat protectant.
    3. Blow dry hair in neat sections going back with medium-sized round brush.
    4. Section hair into two-inch sections.
    5. Spray with a styling hairspray. Curl hair with a flat iron going back, leaving the ends out.
    6. Loosely break up curls with your fingers and a shine serum.

    Recommended Products:

    Pureology’s Nourishing Nectar Sculpting Gel creates fullness and volume with radiant shine.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style works well on leaner face shapes. This look also is a great fit for curly and wavy hair types as well as thicker and coarser hair.

  • #15 Baby Spice Bob

    Written by Cynthia Nicasio

    This low maintenance look is great for any day of the week. Wash day may require a little styling time, but you can wear and restyle this look as many days as you like before washing again! If you take the time to style properly on wash day, it will look clean longer and hold the curl well.

    Low Maintenance Wavy Bob Hairstyle

    Style by Rhiannon Schwind, Makeup by Monica Wilson, Blaze Hair Color Salon, Cedar Rapids, IA

    Low Maintenance Wavy Bob Hairstyle Side

    Style by Rhiannon Schwind, Makeup by Monica Wilson, Blaze Hair Color Salon, Cedar Rapids, IA

    How to Style:

    1. Apply styling cream throughout damp hair and comb through.
    2. Lightly mist with volume spray.
    3. Blow dry hair in horizontal sections with a medium or large round brush.
    4. Using a flat iron, pick out some pieces to curl back.
    5. Brush through with fingers.
    6. Finish with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Sebastian’s Whipped Cream is a light styling foam cream that adds shine and softness to the hair .

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Thicker, coarser hair types may have to restyle a little more frequently and may want to opt for a heavier styling cream before blow drying.

  • #16 Gingerly Fun

    Written by Cynthia Nicasio

    If you are considering going short on fine hair, this look is a knockout choice. It’s fun, it’s sexy, and it’s particularly easy to style. This look also has enough length for versatility while still staying short on styling time.

    Sexy Wavy Bob Hairstyle

    Style by Amy Weirich, Makeup by Jason Kelly, Sheer Professionals, Wooster, OH

    Sexy Wavy Bob Hairstyle Back

    Style by Amy Weirich, Makeup by Jason Kelly, Sheer Professionals, Wooster, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Apply styling gel to damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair with a round brush.
    3. Comb hair in direction of part.
    4. Spray with a light texture spray.
    5. Curl hair going back in vertical sections with medium curling iron or wand.
    6. Apply texture paste to fingers, then comb fingers through curls and reshape with your fingers.

    Recommended Products:

    Conundrum Paste by Unite is a versatile styling aid that acts like a paste/wax/cream all mixed into one.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    This style works well on most face shapes. Those with smaller foreheads my want to opt for shorter bangs.

  • #17 Coastal Waves

    Written by Cynthia Nicasio

    If there’s beach babe in you, you are going to love this style. Boho chic and tres trendy, this look is a show stopper. Perfect for lunch with the girls or date night, this style is a forever fan favorite.

    Trendy Boho Wavy Bob

    Style by London Hair

    How to Style:

    1. Apply styling foam throughout damp hair and scrunch hair with your hands.
    2. Using a diffuser attachment, blow dry stands until 100% dry.
    3. Once hair is dry, pick out any limp, straight pieces and curl them with a curling
      iron or wand.
    4. Spray hair with texture style spray and break up the curls as desired.

    Recommended Products:

    Keratin Complex’s Sweet Definitions creates a textured body look on hair and can be used on wet or dry hair to achieve that beachy vibe.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Straighter hair types with little to no natural curl or wave may want to curl dry hair instead of diffusing to recreate this look.

  • #18 Playing Hard to Get

    Written by Cynthia Nicasio

    Bring some mystery and intrigue to your style with this little number. With the right products and little practice, you can create your own leading lady look every time. Lights! Camera! Action!

    How to Style:

    1. Spray a thermal protectant and setting spray on dry hair.
    2. Curl hair with medium curling iron or wand in one-inch sections all over.
    3. Once hair is all curled, spray with hairspray.
    4. Apply a styling cream to your fingers. Break up curls with your fingers or a tail comb.
    5. Shape the overall style with your fingers and finish with hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Kenra’s Platinum Dry Thickening Spray provides 24 hour flexible hold and heat protection, and thickens the hair for added body and volume as well.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Most all face shapes can wear this type of style. For curly and wavy hair types, be generous with styling cream to avoid frizz

  • #19 Lovely Lob

    Written by Renee Summa

    This long bob has plenty of carefree wavy texture.

    Wavy Bob Hairstyles

    Style by Brittany Thomas, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a 1 1/2-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling mousse throughout hair.
    3. Part hair to one side. Use the inner corner or middle of one eye as a guide for where to create your part.
    4. Blow dry hair, using fingers to tousle and lifting at the roots.
    5. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other.
    6. Finish with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Check out OSiS Elastic flexible styling spray for a flexible hold and natural finish.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Any!

  • #20 Twisted Tendrils

    Written by Renee Summa

    Softly defined curls make this chin-length blonde bob perfect for a night out!

    Blonde Bob Hairstyle with Defined Curls

    Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a ¾-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling foam throughout hair.
    3. Part hair to one side. Use the outer corner of one eye as your guide for where to create your part.
    4. Blow dry hair, using fingers to tousle and lifting at the roots.
    5. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other.
    6. Finish with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Phomollient Styling Foam by Aveda adds weightless volume through the top.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, square, heart

  • #21 Half and Half

    Written by Renee Summa

    Combine two textures with this wavy bob that is smooth on top and texturized on the bottom.

    Wavy Bob with Texture on Bottom

    Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a 1-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling mousse throughout hair.
    3. Part hair down the middle.
    4. Blow dry hair, using a paddle brush to smooth from the roots to mid-lengths.
    5. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other.
    6. Finish with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use KMS California Hot Flex Spray to add style memory when curling.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval

    Tip:

    The oval face shape is the best shape suited to wear a middle part.

  • #22 Barely There Waves

    Written by Renee Summa

    Ever so slight waves give just a touch of texture to this chin-length bob.

    Chin Length Bob with Waves

    Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a 1-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling foam throughout hair.
    3. Blow dry hair, using fingers to tousle and lifting at the roots.
    4. Use a medium paddle brush to slightly smooth the fringe forward.
    5. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other.
    6. Finish by adding texture and separation with a pliable, wet styling wax and adding control with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Redken Water Wax 03 Hair Shine Defining Pomade leaves you with a soft, sculpted, controlled and sexy look.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, pear, long

  • #23 14 Karat Wave

    Written by Renee Summa

    Eva Mendes strikes gold in this ultra-feminine wavy bob!

    Feminine Wavy Bob

    Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a 1 1/4-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling foam throughout hair.
    3. Blow dry hair, using fingers to tousle and lifting at the roots.
    4. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other. Spray a heat setting spray on each section before curling.
    5. Finish with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    OSiS Grip styling mousse will give your hair natural shine and a strong, conditioned hold!

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, long, heart, diamond

  • #24 The Piece-y Wave

    Written by Renee Summa

    Random texture and an all-over dark color gives this bob an edgy finish.

    Dark Edgy Bob with Texture

    Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a ¾-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling foam throughout hair.
    3. Part hair to one side.
    4. Use a paddle brush to blow dry fringe smooth and over to one side.
    5. Blow dry hair, using fingers to tousle and lifting at the roots.
    6. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other.
    7. Finish with a pliable styling cream and a bit of flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Paul Mitchell The Cream provides light hold and builds soft style for any hair type.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Round, oval, heart, square

  • #25 Soft and Sweet

    Written by Renee Summa

    The soft finish of this bob is perfectly complemented by a honey brown hair color.

    Short Bob with Soft Finish

    Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a 1-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling foam throughout hair.
    3. Part hair to one side.
    4. Blow dry hair, using fingers to tousle and lifting at the roots.
    5. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other.
    6. Finish with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Redken Full Frame 07 Protective Volumizing Mousse to add body to as you style.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, diamond, pear

  • #26 Whimsical Waves

    Written by Renee Summa

    Volume knows no boundaries with this wavy bob that enhances narrow face shapes with its wide finish.

    Wavy Bob with Volume

    Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a 1-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling foam throughout hair.
    3. Blow dry hair, using fingers to tousle and lifting at the roots.
    4. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other.
    5. Finish with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    KMS California Hair Stay Style Boost is a great styling foam to use prior to blow drying.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, long

  • #27 Retro Chic

    Written by Renee Summa

    Platinum blonde locks complete this beautiful, screen siren look that’s perfect for a fancy event!

    Retro Blonde Bob

    Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

    How to Style:

    1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Use a paddle brush to smooth hair as you blow dry completely.
    4. Add a few large waves near the ends by “crimping” hair in opposite directions with a large 1 1/4 or 1 1/2-inch barrel curling iron.
    5. Finish with a medium hold hairspray and a bit of shine spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Redken Outshine 01 Polishing Milk provides a soft, silky finish when applied before blow drying.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, diamond, square

  • #28 Perfectly Primped

    Written by Renee Summa

    Anne Hathaway rocks an uber-luxe look with a lob full of shiny, defined curls.

    Long Bob with Defined Curls

    Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

    Long Bob with Defined Curls Side

    Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a ¾-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling cream throughout hair.
    3. Blow dry hair, using fingers to tousle and lifting at the roots.
    4. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other.
    5. Finish with a bit of pomade scrunched through curls and light mist of medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Sebastian Taming Elixir weightless smoothing cream serum before blow drying.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, round, square, diamond

  • #29 Deep Wave

    Written by Renee Summa

    Uniform texture created with a deep waver gives a polished look to this blonde bob!

    Blonde Bob with Deep Wave

    Style by Rhiannon Merchant, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

    How to Style:

    1. Work a golf ball-sized amount of volumizing mousse throughout hair.
    2. Blow hair dry or allow hair to dry overnight.
    3. Separate hair into three horizontal sections and secure the top two sections out of the way using gator clips.
    4. Begin in the bottom section. Spray hair with heat setting spray prior to using the three-barrel iron. Start on one side of your head and move around to the other until the entire horizontal section is complete.
    5. Move to the middle section of hair, and then to the top.
    6. Finish with a buildable hold hairspray!

    Recommended Products:

    Paul Mitchell Extra-Body Sculpting Foam adds flexible control, amplifies shine, and locks in moisture.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Any!

    Tip:

    Sectioning hair makes styling so much easier! Always work in manageable sections and you’ll spend less time in front of the mirror.

  • #30 Silky Blonde “S” Waves

    Written by Renee Summa

    This perfect buttery blonde color is great for showing off the shine of relaxed waves.

    Bob with Relaxed Waves

    Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a 1-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling foam throughout hair.
    3. Blow dry hair, using fingers to tousle and lifting at the roots.
    4. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other.
    5. Finish with a dry spray wax and flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Redken Aerate 08 All-Over Bodifying Cream-Mousse provides hair with body, volume and softness.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, square, diamond

  • #31 Wavy Undercut

    Written by Renee Summa

    This chick is rocking out a fabulous mash up between a pixie cut and a wavy bob with a partial undercut on the left side.

    Pixie Wavy Bob with Undercut

    Style by Amanda Bornoski, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    Pixie Wavy Bob with Undercut Side

    Style by Amanda Bornoski, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    How to Style:

    1. This style is super simple for anyone who has naturally wavy hair! For those of you who have naturally straight hair, begin by spraying hair with heat setting spray before using any hot tools.
    2. Working in small sections, use a deep waver to create random texture throughout your hair.
    3. Tousle with fingertips.
    4. Finish with a high shine, flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use Bed Head Masterpiece Hairspray for massive hold and serious shine!

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, pear

  • #32 Red Hot Volume

    Written by Renee Summa

    We love these vivacious red waves with volume to envy!

    Bob with Waves and Volume

    Style by Bella Capelli Salon, Westlake, OH

    Bob with Waves and Volume Front

    Style by Bella Capelli Salon, Westlake, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Ask your stylist to cut a slightly angled bob outline with even layers throughout.
    2. Prep damp hair with volumizing spray gel or mousse.
    3. Use a large diffuser to dry waves in their natural pattern. Hold the diffuser under hair and gently push it up and against the scalp while you have the dryer on a medium heat and air stream setting.
    4. Finish with a bit of medium to high hold hairspray and top it off with some shine spray to really show off that color!

    Recommended Products:

    OSiS Grip is perfect for creating lasting volume as you blow dry.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, pear, round

    Tip:

    Try not to touch hair much after applying product. Too much contact with fingers will cause frizz.

  • #33 Dimensional Darling

    Written by Renee Summa

    Dress up an extra long bob with dimensional waves styled into a partial updo.

    Curly Partial Updo

    Style by Michael Christopher Salon, Lyndhurst, OH

    Curly Partial Updo Back

    Style by Michael Christopher Salon, Lyndhurst, OH

    How to Style:

    If you have naturally wavy hair:

    1. Apply volumizing mousse from roots to ends.
    2. Use a diffuser to diffuse waves. Work in sections beginning at the bottom and working your way up.
    3. Use a few bobby pins to secure random sections of hair. Secure them near the back of your head. For sections in the front, push them forward just a bit before securing in order to create extra volume.

    If you have naturally straight hair:

    1. Apply volumizing mousse from roots to ends.
    2. Blow hair dry using a medium heat setting.
    3. Work in sections from the bottom up. Use a three barrel iron to create waves in each section until all sections are complete.
    4. Tousle with fingertips.
    5. Use a few bobby pins to secure random sections of hair. Secure them near the back of your head. For sections in the front, push them forward just a bit before securing in order to create extra volume.
    6. Finish with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Grab some Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Finishing Spray for flexible, touchable hold!

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, square, heart, round

  • #34 Subtle and Soft

    Written by Renee Summa

    Tumbling waves frame the face and give volume to a shoulder length bob.

    Long Bob with Soft Waves

    Style by Peles Salon and Day Spa, Johnstown, PA

    How to Style:

    1. Spray volumizing product on roots of towel dried hair.
    2. Gently blow dry hair using a low heat setting.
    3. Work from the bottom up in sections. Apply a thermal protection spray to each section before curling with a 1 1/4-inch barrel iron to create soft wavy curls.
    4. Finish with a soft or flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use Sebastian Volupt Spray (shaken well before use to activate) to add extra body while blow drying.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, square, pear, heart

  • #35 Elegance

    Written by Renee Summa

    A pinned-back side part with waves creates the perfect look for date night or a night on the town with friends!

    Wavy Bob with Side Part

    Style by Samantha Pohl, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    Wavy Bob with Side Part Side View

    Style by Samantha Pohl, The Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a deep waver or triple barrel iron to medium/high.
    2. Work a golf ball-sized amount of styling mousse through hair from roots to ends.
    3. Blow hair dry on a medium heat setting, using fingers to tousle as you dry.
    4. Section hair into three horizontal sections, securing each with a clip.
    5. Begin by spraying a heat setting spray through hair in the bottom section. Use the waving iron to create waves and work around the head from right to left or vice versa.
    6. Move up to the next section and repeat step 5 until all of your hair is wavy.
    7. Separate waves with fingers to create additional random texture.
    8. Finish with a soft or flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Check out your nearest ULTA for the Hot Tools Deep Waver, which creates beautiful soft, shiny, deep waves on all hair types.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, round, square, pear

  • #36 Platinum with Pearls

    Written by Renee Summa

    This deeply side-parted blonde bob accents the eyes beautifully and is perfect for those who like to style their hair away from their face!

    How to Style:

    1. Work a nickel-sized amount of styling through damp hair.
    2. Blow dry hair while using fingers to tousle, giving hair a natural random texture.
    3. Use a large, 1-inch barrel curling iron to curl sections of hair away from your face. Alternately, you can use a flat iron to create ribbon curls that are directed away from your face.
    4. Finish with a buildable hold hairspray, adding more hairspray if you want more hold.

    Recommended Products:

    OSiS Elastic flexible hold hairspray can be layered to give added structure to any style.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, pear, heart, square

    Tip:

    Those with round faces can wear this style in a slightly longer length!

  • #37 Vanilla Ribbons

    Written by Renee Summa

    Chocolate brown and vanilla blonde are a perfect complement wavy bob hairstyles like this one! Contrasting colors enhance the texture of each bend, making the waves more visible.

    Sexy Wavy Bob

    Style by Acacia Cronic, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

    Sexy Wavy Bob Side

    Style by Acacia Cronic, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

    How to Style:

    1. Preheat a ¾-inch barrel iron to medium/high heat.
    2. Work a small, palm-sized amount of styling foam throughout hair.
    3. Blow dry hair, using fingers to tousle and lifting at the roots.
    4. Take sections vertically, and slightly larger than the diameter of your curling iron, and curl away from and towards your face. Alternate direction with each curl. Begin on one side then work around to the other.
    5. Finish with a flexible hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Aveda Phomollient is formulated with natural ingredients and creates weightless volume within hair, prepping your style for all-day wear!

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, heart, square

  • #38 Naturally Wavy

    Written by Renee Summa

    Whether truly natural, or waved through the use of a perm or other texture service, this style is best on those who have a wave pattern in their hair.

    Naturally Wavy Bob

    Style by DJ Victory

    How to Style:

    1. Begin by using a volumizing shampoo and conditioner or one designed for curly hair.
    2. Wring excess water from hair (do not rub) after getting out of the shower.
    3. Distribute approximately a quarter-sized amount of styling gel through hair, scrunching as you work the product through.
    4. Leave hair to air dry or use a large pronged diffuser to dry hair.
    5. Finish with a bit of shine spray and some hairspray if you’d like additional hold.

    Recommended Products:

    DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel forms a moisture protective cast to enhance curls.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval, pear, heart

  • #39 Neon Night

    Written by Renee Summa

    Kick your extra long wavy bob up a notch by opting for a bold neon slice of color in your fringe!

    Long Bob with Neon Fringe

    Style by Angel Armstrong

    How to Style:

    1. Ask your stylist to add a slice or two of your favorite bright color through your fringe.
    2. Once hair is dry, spray with heat setting spray to ensure your waves last all day.
    3. Curl with a 1-inch barrel iron or use a flat iron to create ribbon curls in a vertical pattern around your head.

    Recommended Products:

    Ask your stylist about using the brand new line of Pravana Neons to inject your hair with a bit of edge! Always use pH-balanced color-protecting care products such as BC Bonacure Color Freeze Shampoo and Conditioner to keep hair healthy and your color vibrant.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Any!

    Tip:

    Sectioning helps to keep hair manageable while creating texture! Use gator clips to keep unused sections of hair out of the way as you’re working.

  • #40 Copper Coils

    Written by Renee Summa

    Release your inner goddess with these amazing copper-toned tendrils!

    Copper Toned Wavy Bob Side

    Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com

    How to Style:

    1. Work a volumizing product through towel dried hair.
    2. Gently blow dry hair using a diffuser and a low heat setting.
    3. Work from the bottom up in sections. Apply a thermal protection spray to each section before curling with a ¾-inch barrel iron to create soft wavy curls. Leave the ends out for a more “undone” look.
    4. Finish with a soft or flexible hold hairspray and a bit of shine spray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use OSiS Twin Curl for curl definition with a soft, medium hold.

    Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

    Oval face shapes can get away with a middle part in this style! Those with square, round, and heart shaped faces should go with a side part.

    Tip:

    This stunning hair color complements pretty much any skin tone.

    This is the perfect time to go with the flow by embracing your natural hair texture and rocking one of our stunning wavy bob hairstyles. Less is always more, so remember to let your hair air dry as often as possible because frizz is a curly (or wavy) girl’s worst enemy. Humidity-resistant and moisture-rich products will be your best styling weapons. Now smile and wave (with your hair!) in one of these head-turning wavy bob hairstyles!