43 Chin-Length Bob Hairstyles That Will Stun You in 2024

Cindy Marcus
Cindy Marcus Hairstylist, Editor-in-Chief

A chin-length bob is a bob haircut that ends near the chin and mid-neck. Chin-length bobs are also known as a medium bob hairstyle. This bob length works with almost all face shapes, but it flatters narrow faces the most. If you’re looking to widen the appearance of your jawline, this bob cut is ideal for you!

Some people may find this length of bob hard to come up with diverse styling options and get stuck in the trap of “it’s too short, I can’t do anything but just leave it straight.” Not the case! Take a look at these styles for a little inspiration.


#1: Blunt Cut Bob with Straight Bangs

I would describe this style as a blunt cut bob with blunt bangs. My favorite thing about this cut is how it presents the person wearing it classy and edgy with a little sass. It will always stand out in a room.

Adorable chin-length asymmetrical bob

#2 Adorable Chin-Length Asymmetrical Bob

This adorable chin-length asymmetrical bob is a standout style, offering a creative twist on the traditional bob with its uneven lengths. The cut beautifully frames the face, making it ideal for those looking to add some edge to their appearance without overwhelming maintenance. The asymmetrical design enhances its dynamic appeal, offering versatile styling options for both casual and formal occasions. Regular trims are recommended to maintain the sharp, clean lines of the asymmetry, ensuring the style remains fresh and vibrant.

Woman with shiny straight Chanel bob hairstyle for oval face

#3 Chanel Bob Brilliance for Straight Hair

This Chanel bob is cut to chin-length with a curvature that gently caresses the contours of an oval face, ideal for adding subtle softness to your features. The style, perfect for straight, medium-density hair, captures the light with a lustrous sheen that signifies healthy, well-cared-for tresses. Its simplicity offers a timeless elegance that can transition from day to night. Keep in mind, the precision of this cut requires upkeep to maintain its iconic shape. Style with a heat protectant and a drop of glossing serum to achieve this radiant look.

ultra sleek chin-length bob cut

#4 Ultra Sleek Chin-Length Bob

This ultra-sleek chin-length bob cut epitomizes modern elegance with its precision styling and high gloss finish. Perfect for those seeking a sophisticated and refined look, this bob is cut to a precise length that enhances the jawline and shapes the face beautifully. The sleekness of the cut not only highlights the natural density of the hair but also adds a vibrant sheen that catches the light. Ideal for straight, fine hair, this style maintains its shape with minimal daily upkeep, though regular trims are necessary to preserve the sharp, clean lines.

timeless lived-in chin length bob

#5 Timeliness, Lived-in Chin-Length Bob

This chin-length bob combines ease with elegance, featuring a lived-in look that’s perfect for anyone seeking a low-maintenance yet stylish hairstyle. The subtle highlights add depth and dimension, enhancing the natural wave and texture. Ideal for oval and heart-shaped faces, the slight inward styling at the ends softens the jawline. While this cut is simple to manage daily, maintaining the color and freshness of the highlights requires regular salon visits to preserve the vibrant contrast.

fresh chin-length choppy bob

#6 Fresh Chin-Length Choppy Bob

This chic chin-length choppy bob is perfect for adding a playful yet polished flair to your look. The layers provide fantastic volume and movement, making it ideal for those with fine to medium hair seeking a fuller appearance. While this style boosts texture and volume, the choppy ends might require regular trims to maintain their distinct look. It’s an excellent choice for an easy-going style that still looks styled with minimal effort each day. Keep in mind, maintaining the color and freshness of the highlights will involve routine salon visits.

chin-length punk bob hairstyle

#7 Punk Chin-Length Bob

This chin-length punk bob features razor-sharp bangs and a dramatic balayage, perfect for someone looking to make a bold statement. The precision cut enhances facial features, making it ideal for those with oval or heart-shaped faces. While this style stands out with its high-contrast coloring and sleek lines, it requires regular salon visits to maintain the sharpness of the cut and the vibrancy of the color. Suited for straight hair, this bob can be a high-maintenance choice but rewards with a striking, edgy look.

effortless chin-length wavy bob

#8 Effortless Chin-Length Wavy Bob

This effortless chin-length wavy bob with subtle balayage highlights offers a fresh and modern look. It’s perfect for adding volume to fine hair while the waves soften and frame the face beautifully. Although this style is low maintenance on a day-to-day basis, achieving the perfect wave and maintaining the color might require some effort, including the use of a curling wand and regular touch-ups at the salon. Ideal for those with naturally straight or slightly wavy hair, it allows for easy styling flexibility, whether you’re aiming for a casual day look or a more polished evening style.

pink and red chin-length blunt bob

#9 Pink and Red Chin-Length Blunt Bob

This chin-length blunt bob features a vibrant pink and red color mix, perfect for those looking to add a pop of color and individuality to their style. The clean, straight cut emphasizes the jawline, ideal for softer facial features. While this bob is stunning and fashion-forward, maintaining the color will require frequent salon visits. This style works best on straight, medium-density hair, as the blunt cut showcases the sleekness and sharpness of the lines. An added perk is the low daily maintenance, though the bold colors demand commitment to keep vibrant.

Chin-Length Sleek Brunette Box Bob
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#10: Sleek Brunette Box Bob

A classic, sleek box bob is chic and showcases the skills needed to create such a look. It gives a sense of glamour and class instantly. The perfect shape of a box bob depends on your hairline at the nape. Trim it as short as your hairline allows. Brunette hair reflects light beautifully, giving it a healthy shine.

Chin Bob with Middle Part Bangs
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#11: Chin Bob with Middle Part Bangs

The hairstyle combines a chin-length bob with middle-part bangs. The chin-length bob gives a bold definition to your face shape. If your face is round or heart-shaped, a middle part can help create an illusion of length. Bangs that frame the face and flip out around the eyes add beauty. These details help shape the eyes and balance the face.

Chin-Grazing Boyfriend Bob with Textured Ends
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#12: Boyfriend Bob with Textured Ends

A boyfriend bob is a hairstyle with textured ends. The boyfriend bob revives the 90’s skater vibe. Chin-length bobs suit narrow jawlines well. Additionally, adding texture to the ends lightens the overall look, making it a good option for rounder jawlines.

#13: Short Italian Bob with Money Piece

Consider a short Italian bob paired with a bold money piece. A chin-length bob suits long, oval, and heart face shapes, creating balance for these facial features. For smaller face shapes, a middle part with a bold money piece offers an appealing look while adding width, resulting in a well-balanced face. Ideally, this style suits oval, heart, and inverted triangle shapes.

Chic Chin-Length Slob Bob Cut for girls with short straight hair
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#14: Chic Chin-Length Slob Bob

Slob haircuts can be all different lengths to suit your face shape. A chin-length slob will work great on those with longer face shapes or a longer neck. And center partings with a chin-length bob will elongate your face. It compliments oval, diamond, and triangular face shapes.

Classy Chin-Length Bob Cut with a Side Part for women with short hair
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#15: Classy Cut with a Side Part

For women with short hair looking for a classic yet chic haircut, a chin-length cut with a side part can be a nice choice. This timeless hairstyle flatters various face shapes and hair textures. It can provide a fresh, youthful look. Ask for the bob length to be kept longer and style it with a side part for added elegance and dimension.

Chin-Length Ghost Cut Bob for women with face-framing hair
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#16: Chin-Length Ghost Cut

If you are looking for a new short cut idea, try this chin-length ghost cut! A ghost cut is a great option if you like soft texture and layers. It has a lot of movement while still looking blunt. Ask about styling products for at home to keep this look edgy and textured.

Modern Chin-Length Straight Bob for ladies with fine hair and blunt ends
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#17: Modern Chin-Length Straight Bob

Do you have fine hair and want a chic but easy-to-maintain haircut? Consider a chin-length straight bob with blunt ends. This modern cut is versatile and flattering to a variety of face shapes. When you keep the ends blunt, it adds fullness and dimension to thin hair. And the length allows for various styling options. To style, start with damp hair and apply a lightweight volumizing spray to add lift and texture. Blow-dry with a round brush to create a smooth finish, then use a flat iron for added sleekness.

Sweet Chin-Length Bob with Layers
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#18: Sweet Chin-Length Bob with Layers

A sweet chin-length bob with layers is a sophisticated hairstyle that looks great on women with naturally straight hair. To keep your hair from appearing too straight and blunt, make sure to add medium-to-long layers and use a round brush while blow-drying to create bounce and volume to your hair. Looking for a way to add more dimension? Add some subtle highlights to frame around your face.

Chin-Length Soft Blunt Bob Cut with No Bangs
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#19: Soft Blunt Bob with No Bangs

One of my top picks, when you want to make a bold yet soft hairstyle, is a chin-length bob with no bangs. This look will give you that polished feel you are aiming for without feeling over the top. With this style, it’s important to keep in mind that little details can make all the difference. For example, subtle layering and an edgy texture. A great benefit is that it requires less maintenance. It also has more versatility than most other haircuts.

Cute Chin-Length Bob with Waves and Balayage
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#20: Cute Bob with Waves and Balayage

Accentuate your cute bob with waves and a balayage. It’s one of the best looks for medium to fine hair as the blunt style will add a look of instant thickness. Try using a 3/4 wand if you can, it will give you a more beach wave texture. Finish off with a texture spray such as IGK beach club

Chin-Length Lived-In Blonde Bob with Wispy Bangs
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#21: Lived-In Blonde Bob with Wispy Bangs

Look effortlessly cool with a lived-in blonde bob with wispy bangs. I’ve found that these cuts are very versatile and you can create the perfect cut for any hair type. Cutting the ends blunt will give your fine hair a fuller-looking silhouette. If you want to create a light wave, you’ll need to be handy with a flat iron. Use an up and down motion down your hair strand to create the perfect “S” wave.

Bob Cut at Chin-Length
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#22: Bob Cut

A bob is a timeless style that works for any face shape! This hairstyle has been around since it was popular in the 60s. Create an inverted bob by cutting the hair shorter in the back and longer in the front. Reverse bob hairstyles can be cut blunt or with stacked layering in the back for adding volume.

Chin-Length Chic Choppy Bob
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#23: Chic Choppy Bob

Spruce up your tresses with a chic choppy bob. A chin-length bob is trendy and stylish. One of the best ways to get movement, body, and volume is to cut soft shorter layers. The layers help your hair from falling flat. Your bob can be customized to your hair type and texture for the perfect cut just for you.

Dark Copper Short Bob with a Side Part
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#24: Dark Copper Short Bob with a Side Part

A short bob paired with a side part is a bold take on a classic look for women wanting to switch things up a bit. Copper-colored hair has a seemingly endless range of shades to choose from and works well as a color option for most skin types. Paired with the simplicity of a short bob, you will receive a style that is easy to manage with just the right amount of flair.

fashion-forward chin-length bob for older women

#25 Fashion-Forward Chin-Length Bob for Older Women

It’s a very fashion-forward and chic look. I love how sophisticated and classy it looks. I definitely recommend a smoothing serum or oil (depending on hair type) and an anti-humidity hairspray for finishing.

#26: Flawless Chin Length A-Line Bob

Consider a modern, fun bob with an interesting twist. For those with thick hair, I recommend a small undercut in the back to remove a lot of weight and to get a more uniform a-line. The undercut isn’t as necessary for those with less than thick hair. I love a strong bob and believe there’s a shape for almost any face shape and hair type.

#27: Playful Yet Professional Bob

This look encompasses the complexity of all that characterizes a bob. It’s precise yet deconstructed, playful yet professional, and classic yet creative.

#28: Blunt Chin-Length Bob

A blunt, chin-length bob is great for oval, heart or inverted triangle face shapes. It broadens the jawline and chin for those face shapes with a slighter chin. This cut might not work if you have extremely thick and/or curly hair.

sci-fi chin-length bob
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#29: Sci-Fi Bob

A sci-fi bob is a blunt, slightly angled razored bob with internal layering to reduce bulk. The hair on top should be long enough to accentuate the blunt ends and style easily.

chin-length bob with waves
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#30: Chin-Length Bob with Waves

This is a chin-length bob for finer hair with a slight angle. It’s sophisticated yet alluring. Use Oribe products to achieve this look. After blow-drying the hair out completely smooth and straight, use a flat iron to give a slight bend, focusing on the pieces framing the face. Then, use Oribe’s Dry Texturizing Spray all over for volume and texture.

texturized blunt bob hairstyle
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#31: Texturized Blunt Bob

This haircut is classy but still low-maintenance. Since there is a lot of texture but not a ton of layering, it doesn’t require a lot of styling. This look is perfect for any client with wavy or curly hair who wants to embrace their textured hair.

Related: Best low-maintenance chin-length hairstyles.

#32: The Beach Girl Bob

This beach girl style has movement but is still very casual. It can be done in minutes and will show off your color nicely.

#33: The Straight-Sassy Girl Bob

The red color of this hairstyle is complemented perfectly with this straightened-out look. It can be great for any occasion, fancy or casual. Round-face shapes will look great with this sleek style. Naturally, straight hair will create more ease in this style, but thick hair can certainly work for this style as well. It will just take a little more work!

the funky fun girl bob
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#34: The Funky-Fun Girl Bob

This style looks great on hair that has some fun, face-framing highlights, or all one color. It can give a lot of pizzazz to an ordinary bob!

#35: The Round-Brushed Bob

This style can be worn by all women. It is especially complemented by a deep part and swoopy bangs.

the full-fringe bob
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#36: The Full-Fringe Bob

With this style, the focus is all on the front! Even if you don’t have specific bangs already cut, you can still make this style work because with a chin-length bob, your hair is already fairly short.

the big sexy curled bob
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#37: The Big Curled Bob

This style can transform an everyday bob into something fancy shmancy in no time! Be sure to avoid damaging your hair by keeping the curling iron on a lower heat. Typically, the middle heat setting on curling irons works well for most hair types. If your hair is coarser, you may need to quickly turn the heat up.

the chin-length french bob
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#38: The Chin-Length French Bob

This simple to create style is perfect for everyday wear, and will give your chin-length hair some instant sass! If your hair has some layers, this French bob will become an instant favorite. 

#39: Chin-Length Bob with Curtain Bangs

A chin-length bob with curtain bangs is ideal for a woman that does not want to spend a ton of time on her hair. The fringe is flirty and adds movement, making fine to medium hair a breeze to style.

New Wave Chin-Length Bob with Bangs
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#40: New Wave Chin-Length Bob with Bangs

This cut is a new wave approach to a blunt cut 60s bob. The look is somewhat classic, but throws in a modern touch with the bob undercut shaved all around. Women with straighter hair would do better with this haircut. It’s much easier to give straight hair texture than it is to smooth out curlier hair to show the blunt bob line at the chin. Because my model has the straight hair, it’s very easy for her to manage this style on her own.

textured inverted chin-length bob
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#41: Textured Inverted Chin-Length Bob

Stylist Hiro created an amazing tousled inverted bob haircut on short hair for this woman.

Alternative Bob
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#42: Alternative Bob

Go for an alternative to the classic bob. By cutting the bob chin-length and graduating the nape, gives it a chic and trendy air.  As for products, use a light serum to give the hair sheen so the hair will have movement without being weighed down. To recreate this look, the hair should be shampooed, conditioned and wrapped with a styling foam. The client should then be placed under dryer before dry combing the hair down and flat ironing.

#43: Chin-Length Bob with Side-Swept Bangs for Women Over 50

You’ll want to try a chin-length bob with side-swept bangs if you’re a woman over 50. A medium-length cut modernizes your shape and can make you appear younger. Go for a side-swept bang for a dramatic effect and softening facial features. This shape is low-maintenance with a quick blow dry with a round brush, and a trim up about every 5-6 weeks.