A long angled bob is a bob haircut that is at the shoulder or collarbone-length and is shorter at the back and gradually becomes longer at the front. Angled lob haircuts allow you to have the benefits of medium-length hair without all its weight because of the shorter back.
Your should work with your stylist to play with those angles and create a lob haircut that complements your features.
Hairstylist Carolynn Judd, an expert hairstylist in angled cuts points out the power of texture and shine when styling an angled long bob.
The maintenance of this angled bob depends if you desire to keep the length for a long time.
Here are this year’s most popular long angled bob hairstyles and haircuts to inspire you!
#1: Long Curly Angled Bob
This long angled bob for curly hair is utilizing her natural curls. My favorite thing about this long-angled curly bob is its versatility. Having the nape shorter on a lob allows the natural curl to be released and create volume. You have to be okay with the fact that you might not be able to pull this bob up completely in a ponytail. Also, you will need some product to either enhance your texture or smooth out any unruliness.
#2: Long and Angled Bob for Straight Hair
The long and angled bob, with its sleek and polished finish, is a sophisticated hairstyle ideal for straight hair. This bob haircut is specially designed to be longer at the front and shorter at the back, creating a flattering angle perfect for face-framing. The length of angled lobs offers various styling choices, from a straight sleek look to adding soft waves for texture. This bob cut works best for those with straight hair and enhances natural smoothness and shine. Additionally, the angled shape adds a touch of modernity and elegance to any look.
#3: Chic Angled Lob for Straight Hair
If you’re looking to add some style to your straight locks, consider getting a chic, angled lob. This haircut is perfect for those with straight hair, as it allows for easy styling and maintenance. The angled lob is a haircut that starts with longer layers at the front and gradually gets shorter at the back. These layers create a trendy and sleek look. This cut adds movement and definition to your hair and beautifully frames the face.
#4: Straight and Shiny Angled Lob
A sleek angled lob haircut is perfect if you have straight hair and want to go short but preserve some of the length around your face. A lob cut is a great way to ease into short hair. Instead of going straight for a dramatic pixie cut, try something a little more moderate first. You do not traumatize yourself!
#5: Angled Extra Long Bob
If you have long hair, angled bob cuts are the perfect option.
Go for an extra long angled bob with wavy hair so you don’t get short hair regret.
#6: Angled Lob with Blonde Balayage
If you love sharp styles, try an angled lob with a blonde balayage. An angled lob is graduated in the back which creates the perfect line. It’s important that the center nape is the shortest point, getting longer as you move toward the front. You’ll want to avoid over-layering the crown if you like a strong perimeter. The long layers are the perfect canvas for a balayage and will show it off beautifully.
#7: Angled Lob with Waves
An angled wavy lob can be a great cut for any age and any face shape! A moderate effort will be required in styling a lob. Use a blowdryer and a Denman or flat brush against the curve of the head to create natural volume. Add beach waves for more movement by leaving the ends out while curling. Finish with a texture spray or light hairspray.
#8: Long Inverted Angled Bob
If you want a dramatic change, try a long inverted angled bob. The medium blunt cut with a shorter back is the perfect shape for an amazing visual and allows you to keep some length. Keep in mind the blunt line needs to be right above the shoulders so it does not flip out. Blow-dry this style with some smoothing cream and a large round brush. A flat iron can be used for stubborn waves.
#9: Long Bob with Bangs and Layers
Check out this textured long angled bob with bangs and layers. You can wear long angled bobs straight for a classy or casual style, curly or wavy for a messy, voluminous hairstyle.
If you don’t have time and need to be ready in 5 to 10 mins, just blow dry the front of the angled bob long and flick back to fringe to create a smooth movement. If you’re considering an angled lob for thin hair, use dry shampoo powder to create more body and boost the roots.
#10: Textured Shoulder-Length Angled Bob
Q&A with style creator, Chloe Kathleen
Hairstylist @ Refinery Hair Co. in Flint, MI
How would you describe this look?
This shoulder-length angled bob is a classic cut that’s very versatile.
Any advice for someone considering it?
A long slanted bob requires maintenance; daily styling and routine salon visits to maintain!
Creating a beautiful look with any angled haircut entails blow drying smooth with a round brush and potentially additional styling with a flat iron or curling iron.
I don’t recommend angled long bobs like this one for women looking for a “wash-and-go” type haircut, as this cut would definitely be too much work.
#11: Angled Bob with Long Side Bangs
A long angled bob with side bangs is the perfect date night hairstyle when you add subtle curls.
#12: Layered Angled Long Bob with Bangs
Long angled layered bob with full bangs is the stunning Zooey Deschanel look. This layered bob is casual yet guaranteed to make you shine like a Hollywood star.
#13: Long Shaggy Angled Bob With Bangs
A shaggy long angled bob cut with bangs is a perfect transition if you do decide to have longer hair.
Having full bangs add to the quirkiness of the beautiful medium angled bob cut.
👉Check out more shaggy bobs.
#14: Angled Bob with Layers
A long angled bob with layers is amazing for women with fine hair to add more fullness.
If you have dark chocolate roots, try adding a golden brown ombre to really make this angular lob cut pop.
#15: Long Asymmetrical Bob with Undercut
A long asymmetrical bob with a side undercut is where one side is longer and much more angled. It’s a fun haircut with a touch of sass to it! This angled bob is a bit high maintenance because, in order to maintain the undercut, nice and clean, consistent trims are recommended. This long bob style looks perfect flat ironed, beach waved, or even natural textured!
#16: Long Slightly Angled Bob
This is a textured, long slightly angled bob.
Short-length bobs are not always best for low-maintenance women.
This angled cut that looks best styled and to maintain this length, it requires a trim every 6-8 weeks.
#17: Long Wavy Angled Bob Back View
This long angled bob for wavy hair is called the “beach babe” look. The texture of this bob adds volume, dimension, and movement to the hair. If you like easy-going trendy hair that has versatility, this angled style is for you! It’s the girl who wants to keep it short but still has the length to style it up.
How to style long angled bob haircuts:
1. Apply a heat protectant spray
2. Curl with a 1 or 1.5-inch curling iron.
3. Apply a texture hairspray for long-lasting waves.
#18: Long Blunt Cut Angled Bob
A long angled blunt bob is a super trendy haircut that’s good for women looking for a change but nothing too crazy.
A long bob with an angle is a way to get a feel for having a shorter haircut while still having the versatility of a longer cut.
If you have really thick and curly hair, this angled lob hairstyle may require more maintenance in the morning to achieve this desired look, but most of the time it works really well with a natural wave or styled straight or loosely curled.
#19: Long Angled Blonde Bob
Opt for a bright dimensional long angled bob haircut and color!
The color on a dramatic angled cut is perfect for women who want to have that platinum blonde but also multiple tones to their hair so it doesn’t feel as solid.
The styling process will be shorter on this long bob haircut, but if you have a curly hair texture you will definitely still need to use an iron to style this haircut.
A texturizing spray is a must to achieve that sleek bob style.
#20: Angled Bob with Long Layers
Q&A with style creator, Rita Dunn
Hairstylist / Suite Owner @ Hair by Rita Marie in Valrico, FL
How would you describe this look?
This long angled layered bob is a sassy twist to a trendy haircut.
If the angled cut is done right then this lob is easy to style and it’s versatile.
Any advice for someone considering it?
Textured angled lob haircuts are is perfect for fine and thin to normal and medium hair thickness and texture.
A long layered angled bob is for girls who are on the go but also stay-at-home moms.
#21: Perfect Angled Lob for Thick Hair
A long angled bob for thick hair will have less weight and bulk when you add an undercut in the back.
This dramatically angled cut is good for women who would like to go shorter but still wants length around the face.
#22: Angled Very Long Bob
This very long angled bob hairstyle has softened textured layers, great for that swing and sway. Being strategically placed, highlighting a long angled haircut will help you have seamless grow-out and low-maintenance hair. Angled lob hairstyles are one of the best hairstyles because they can be worn in many ways – up, down, round brushed, straightened, curled – the options are endless.
To style a long angled bob:
1. Blow dry spray (for heat protection)
2. Add boosting spray foam (for the body)
3. Curl away from the face with 10 vertical sections using an inch-and-a-quarter-sized curling iron. Start midshaft every 1 to 2 seconds turn, no more than 5 to 6 seconds per curl.
4. The ends need less heat being fine and lightened.
5. To finish, use dry texture spray (curl definition).
#23: Ideal Angled Bob for Long Thin Hair
This sleek, long angled bob for thin hair is perfect to add more body and fullness. I love the clean lines on this angled lob cut, as it shows the attention to detail.
It is important to make note of your hairline’s natural growth pattern when considering getting long angled hair. That can sometimes cause sections of the hair to flip out in weird ways that we don’t want!
#24: Long Stacked Angled Bob with Bangs
Long layers make a wonderful round body for this stacked angled lob with bangs.
An angled bob with long hair will lift your whole appearance and helps you with those unflattering angles.
#25: Sleek Burgundy A-Line Lob
Try a sleek burgundy a-line bob if you’re looking for a dramatic haircut with a bold color pop. An a-line bob is an amazing choice for round face shapes as they lend a hand in slimming the jawline. Ask your stylist if a cooler or warmer burgundy shade would best suit your complexion.