A blunt cut bob is a shorter hairstyle that’s cut into a straight line at the ends. Bobs have proven themselves to be transcending time with its endless variations.
One of the more popular versions of a bob is the blunt bob because they’re haircuts without layers. Also known as soft blunt cuts, this sleek hairstyle is flattering if you have an oval, square, or heart-shaped face.
Blunt bob haircuts are a super customizable and versatile cut that can fit any type and texture of hair. The bluntness of the ends will emphasize your jaw area and brings a strong and flattering look.
Before your next hair appointment, check out these inspiring pictures of the best blunt cut bobs!
#1: Blonde Beachy Waves
Make your bob look super trendy with blonde beachy waves. Waving your hair with an iron is one of the best ways to create texture and body. With the help of styling products like texture spray and hairspray, your style will hold all day. Never use hot tools higher than 350 degrees to avoid unnecessary damage.
#2: Modern Textured Blunt Cut
A modern textured blunt cut is a great choice if you have naturally thicker hair, but can also be a great choice if you have thinner hair trying to create a thicker look. There’s no one way to style this fun, fresh cut, which makes it that much more ideal!
#3: Blonde Blunt Cut with Dark Roots
A blonde blunt with depth at the roots is great if you have a heart and diamond face shape. A bold blonde through the mids and ends to balance the face where it is narrow. Adding dark with a root smudge will make your blonde look brighter.
#4: Angled Blunt Bob
You can try an angled blunt bob for a sleek yet stylish look, no matter your hair type. By asking to add texture to a bob, it can help the cut lay better while still having a clean bob look.
#5: Sleek Blunt Bob for Dark Brown Hair
A sleek blunt bob for dark brown hair will always be a modern winning style. This cut works best if you have an oval-shaped face. A blunt bob can also be considered when looking to get rid of damaging ends or to start over. If your stylist is well trained, they’ll likely use barber clippers to ensure precision in the blunt line. A haircut without texture doesn’t mean it’s not stylish!
#6: Blunt Bob with Face-Framing Layers
When you consider a blunt bob with face-framing layers as your next hairstyle, ask your hairstylist how often you should go into the salon for a quick trim on your blunt cut.
#7: Blunt Cut Bob for Fine Hair
A sharp straight bob cut plus a unique graphite shade make for a totally noteworthy easy blunt bob hairstyle you can totally pull off! The color provides an illusion of texture and density when done over her natural black hair that is still slightly visible.
#8: Gorgeous Quick Weave Bob
Short blunt cut bobs like this are simple yet classy and can do more than it seems. It can open up and accentuate your best facial features and your sexy collarbones especially when styled with a center part.
#9: Long Blunt Bob with a Deep Side Part
Turn heads with a long blunt bob and for more voluminous hair add a deep side part. Soft waves are all the rage this season and pair elegantly with any mid-length style. For added volume and control you can should a medium hold hairspray like Davines ‘This is a Medium Hold Hairspray’ prior to hot styling.
#10: Longer Blunt Bob with Curtain Bangs
A flattering longer blunt bob with curtain bangs can be a lot less maintenance than shorter styles such a pixie cut. The blunt length means your hair won’t flick about too much, but can still be worn sleek or textured. Adding curtain bangs brings balance between the face and longer hair length.
#11: Bob with Blunt Bangs
Opt for a beautifully crafted bob with blunt bangs if you’re blessed with finer hair. A blunt one-length bob allows for maximum fullness at the baseline of the cut. Add blunt bangs for a strong structured shape, which will balance out longer face shapes and add extra chicness to your hair.
#12: Asymmetrical Blunt Long Bob
An asymmetrical blunt long bob is one chic way to switch up your style. The sleek, shoulder-grazing length swings beautifully around the collarbone, making it a feminine style. If you part your hair on the side, adding some asymmetry to one side adds an elongating effect to the face. This lob haircut is perfect for round and square face shapes.
#13: Stylish Shoulder-Length Blunt Bob
Go for a double whammy with a fresh blunt cut bob that features a hot blonde ombre like this that is so easy to maintain especially when melted with your natural hair.
#14: Chic Chin-Length Blunt Cut
This will convince you to finally push through with that chin length chop as it looks super chic and at the same time, effortless to style. Some subtle purple dye at the tips can make blunt bob hairstyles even trendier and more interesting.
#15: Radiant Red Blunt Bob
Give your bluntly cut hair a lovely dose of life and texture by getting vibrant ginger hair. Reds are known for high upkeep but keeping your cut short can make your life so much easier.
#16: Superb Blunt Bob with Side Swept Bangs
A dreamy classic bob with a side-fringe can give you a flirty yet chic vibe. Platinum hues on straight hair never fail to appear so smooth and interesting especially when paired with some subtle blonde highlights from the roots.
#17: Stellar Sew-in Blunt Bob Cut
If you’re one of many ladies who are looking for a precise, sleek, and easy-going hairstyle, a sew-in blunt bob cut is perfect. A blunt bob has no layers and is very versatile so you can style it in many different ways and look good on most women.
#18: Bright Blonde Blunt Cut with Volume
If you’re a girl with thin hair and want to create more volume and thickness, a blunt bob haircut with highlights are the most fantastic way to go! When you get a choppy cut and a lovely shade like this, it will make for great dimension to your hair color and your hair texture.
#19: Brilliant Brown Bob
A brown blunt cut will give you a youthful, refreshed feel if you want to change the way they feel with a new wavy hairstyle. A lightly textured bob like this one is great for fine hair giving a fuller look that has movement.
Blunt bob cuts can be easy to style with loose, tousled curls, a curling iron, and a texture spray. Blunt bobs with the lived-in look are on-trend and easy to care for.
As for hair type, this look will give women with fine hair the appearance of having more hair. For thicker hair, you’ll want to ask for lots of razored texture and a slightly longer length, and for thinner hair, less texture to your hair and a shorter length. It’s a great look for most face shapes with the slightest adjustment of length.
#20: Smashing Short Bob Cut
A short bob cut is a great short haircut if you’re transitioning from long hair to a bob cut. Short hair with blunt ends gives a chic look and it’s very easy to style on a daily basis.
#21: Blunt Bob with a Trendy Middle Part
A blunt bob with a trendy middle part has made a comeback. The middle part can work well with a blunt cut, straight, curly, and wavy hair. It’s very versatile with textures and elongates a round face shape. A blunt bob is perfect for you if you have finer hair by giving it a fuller appearance keeping those ends as thick as possible.
#22: Ideal Blunt Cut for Thick Hair
This look is a medium sleek bob. A blunt haircut is always on-trend since the blunt bob was first done by the iconic Vidal Sassoon.
Ask your hairstylist to cut it in one length because it keeps its maximum density.
While blunt styles are often worn with straight hair, as it’s the best way to show the precision of the cut, they can work just as well if you have waves or textured hair.
So, if you’re thinking of updating your look with a blunt haircut this year, this is it!
#23: Blunt Cut Bob With Bangs
A blunt-cut bob with bangs is a great choice if you’re a woman with fine hair. By keeping their hair blunt, you can have more fullness by the ends and give lightness with wispy bangs.
#24: Curly Blunt Bob with a Dashing Deep Side Part
A curly blunt bob with a dashing deep side part is a great choice if you want a curly hair cut. It gives a beautiful shape that you can style in many ways.
#25: Burgundy Textured Blunt Cut Bob
A burgundy textured blunt cut bob is great when you want something darker for the Fall season. Deeper tones of red or violet are subtle but reflect light in a way that will exaggerate your hair’s texture and movement throughout the haircut.
#26: Tousled Blunt Cut with Bangs
A tousled, shaggy blunt cut with bangs is for you if you have a fun and sassy personality. Giving that full-hair look by keeping the cut blunt at the bottom and layered on top, there’s no limit on styling ideas with a shag haircut. You might want to wear your hair smooth for business or tousled for fun. When styling a tousled look use full effect & piece works by Eufora and sea salt spray to finish.
#27: Blunt Cut with Beach Waves and a Middle Part
You can never go wrong when it comes to a blunt cut with beach waves and a middle part. Achieve this look easily with day 2 or 3 hair, curling iron, and your favorite texture spray.
#28: Blunt Cut Bob with No Bangs
Wearing a blunt cut bob with no bangs is quite chic and versatile. Even with a one-length bob, you can still have a lot of texture and movement. Don’t forget to ask your stylist to cut the perimeter and remove weight with texturizing shears to give the ends a softer piece-y feel.
#29: Copper Blunt Cut with Fringe
Blunt cuts with a precision fringe appear extra sharp with all over, copper tones. Even with a tousled finish, the angles of this crop are the star of the show.
#30: Lived-In Blunt Bob for Dark Hair
Go for a lived-in blunt style, as it’s the way to go if you have dark hair. If you have thick hair, it will still look gorgeous with this blunt bob. With fullness around the chin, this cut works best if you have an inverted triangle, heart, and diamond face shapes, but you don’t have to have that exact face shape to pull it off. Adding some texture on the ends gives this blunt line a modern flair.
#31: Blunt Bob with Rose Gold Highlights
Try a blunt bob and add rose gold highlights. Ask your stylist to blunt off the length and add some texture and you will have a versatile mid-length hairstyle. A bob shape can be curled or worn straight and is complimentary for every face shape. However, rose gold highlights are a better choice for brunettes. A subtle highlight is fabulous because they grow out wonderfully and you won’t have much maintenance.
#32: Blunt Cut Bob with a Money Piece
Adding to your blunt cut bob a money piece is a perfect way to add interest your hairdo. Blunt haircuts can often feel very plain and dull if not styled. If you add the money piece, you encourage effortless dimension and contrast. For the crispest results when shaping a blunt haircut, allow your hair to fall naturally before doing any final touches to clean up the perimeter.
#33: Off-Center Parted Blunt Cut
An off-center parted blunt cut is a take on the latest trend of the one-length bob. Gen Z has claimed the center part, but millenials and beyond can play by their own rules with an off-center part.
This haircut is best if you have medium to fine hair, yet thick hair can also be suited if the artist debulks the silhouette to create ease in manageability.