A short blunt bob is one of those chic and classic cuts with a straight perimeter. They range from ear to chin-length, making the locks appear fuller and healthier. Haircuts can make or break anyone’s style, so let us help you choose the best one.
Justine Deal, a short hair specialist from Florida, recommends a short and blunt-cut bob. It can work on any hair type and density. It’s perfect for fine, thin hair, adding much internal texture for movement and versatility. “Curtain bangs are also a great idea if you want a softer, more boho vibe,” she adds.
The bluntness of a cut can also go well on coarse, thick tresses. A regular trim is necessary every 5-6 weeks of a salon visit.
Another factor to consider is the face shape, according to Deal. “Make sure to ask for a cut that accentuates your best features and creates more balance.” She continues, “No two bobs are the same; they should all be customized to the client and what will look best on them!”
When styling short bobs, Kevin Murphy Bedroom Hair is Deal’s fave. She says, “It’s a texturizing hair spray that helps to fatten up and expand the shape of your hair. It gives that effortless, cool-girl vibe.”
Before your next hair appointment, check out our photo collection of the trendy short blunt bob haircut ideas.
#1: Trendy Textured Blunt Cut with Blonde Balayage
Uplift your style with this textured blunt cut featuring a blonde balayage. A textured one-length is one of the easiest lengths to manage. The blunt ends will make your hair appear fuller and more voluminous. Be prepared to trim your hair every 4-6 weeks to keep your ends healthy.
#2: Rooted Blonde Blunt Bob Cut
A rooted, blonde blunt bob cut provides a relaxed hairstyle with a touch of color. A blonding service brightens your look, while a blunt bob haircut gives you a sleek, fashionable style. Style your hair straight or curled. You can also add a curtain bang for variety. Ask your stylist for product recommendations that suit your hair type.
#3: Soft Blunt Bob Makeover
A soft, blunt bob makeover is a beautiful way to highlight someone’s facial features. This style can help bring attention to the cheekbones and smile. This is a great short blunt haircut for anyone looking to air dry their natural texture or have an easy time styling with a flat or curling iron.
#4: Short and Textured Blunt Cut Bob
A short, textured blunt-cut bob will accentuate your features just right. Your new blunt cut creates a clean line, while the textured layers add movement and dimension to your hair for extra volume. This style suits women with nearly all hair types and face shapes. It can be adjusted to match individual features. Start with clean and dry hair. Flat iron it and curl the ends under for a straight style. After that, section out the parts of your hair that frame your face. Curl them away from the face using a flat iron to recreate this look.
#5: Blunt Cut Copper Bob Hairstyle
A blunt bob cut with a vibrant copper hue is a classic look that never goes out of style. The best way to style this cut is to use a blow-out lotion and blow dry under with a round brush. A side part will also help to soften your face shape if you have a square forehead.
#6: Soft Blunt Modern Bob
You’ll love the pretty shape of a soft, blunt, modern bob. With my years of experience, I can assure you this cut is great for all hair textures and face shapes. The absence of layering makes this blunt blonde bob perfect for fine hair, making the most of your strands. Point cutting into the blunt bottom gives it a soft edge. And if your hair is thick, adding more can relieve you of excess bulk. A modern bob can be styled a bit messy. So, utilize your natural movement without stressing about a perfect blowout.
#7: Incredible Blunt Bob Makeover
This blunt bob makeover showcases the power of transformative hair color. I suggest seeing a stylist who specializes in bleach and blonding. This service can be extensive and take a toll on your hair. So it’s important to seek a stylist who specializes in this. The best way to achieve this platinum look is to have virgin or non-colored hair.
#8: Modern and Soft Blunt Cut Bob
A modern, soft, blunt bob for thin hair can be styled edgy or more sophisticated. This cut can also work with thick hair types and textures. If you want a bob with soft edges, I suggest you ask your stylist to texturize the weight line!
#9: Soft Blunt Cut with Invisible Layers
A short neck-length soft blunt cut bob with invisible layers is perfect, especially for those looking to add texture, definition, and volume to their hairstyle. Women of all ages can enjoy this versatile look, which can be modern or retro, depending on how you style it. The invisible layers help avoid a too-heavy finish. The shorter length gives a youthful feel without losing any glamour. To complete the look, use a product like Oribe Grandiose Hair Plumping Mousse. It will give your hair body and structure without weighing your hair down. This style is easy to maintain. It can help you avoid feeling overwhelmed by more complicated cuts.
#10: Tousled Blunt Cut Bob Style
A tousled blunt cut bob style is a simple and gorgeous lived-in look! I suggest adding some texture for added volume. Ask your stylist what products you can use to help hold your style all day.
#11: 90s-Inspired Copper Bob
A bob is a cut everyone can wear. A square baseline with longer layers works well if you want to style it in a wavy shape. Copper hues in mid-apricot look stunning on ladies with naturally lighter hair. This adds warmth to your complexion, giving a golden glow. It’s also a perfect shade to try a coppery color without going too deep or red. It’s a good idea to determine how often you need to maintain your new color. It may need topping up more often than you’re used to.
#12: Lived-In Modern Bob
One of the most popular short bob haircuts for women lately is this lived-in modern bob. Ask for soft, textured bangs and a light balayage at the ends to bring this modern style to life!
#13: Tousled Warm Blonde Bob
Consider a blonde bob, and create a warm palette in your hair. Decide on which styles you like or don’t like. Your stylist should be able to help by how you wear your blunt short bob. Tousled hair gives movement to your color and transition for your canvas.
#14: Modern Jet Black Bob Cut
Modern bob haircuts are void of wedges or long disconnected swings. However, if you care about a strong and full front, you’ll aim to grow out of that area. Add layers before getting this type of haircut, too. To scale, the layers are long layers compared to the length, which gives your hair body and movement.
#15: Cute Blunt Cut with Ombre
Are you growing out your color but need help figuring out what to do next? You can use the color on your ends to transition into a cute blunt cut with an ombre. I don’t recommend it if the color has grown past your cheekbones. You could always revisit the salon to add accent highlights as the color transitions.
#16: Short Blonde Bob with a Middle Part for Fine Hair
Try a short blonde bob with a middle part for fine hair that needs some fullness. The length of the bob can be customized according to your face shape and styling preferences. When styling a middle part blunt cut bob, try putting beach waves and texture spray for an easy, lived-in texture.
#17: Short And Blunt with Dark Roots
A short and blunt cut with dark roots bob is trendy. If you want to spice up your color but without a lot of maintenance, keeping the root area darker is the way to go. It’s a great way to add pops of lightness around your face and throughout your hair without a lot of upkeep.
#18: Platinum One-Length Blonde Bob
One of the best head-turning blunt bobs is a platinum one-length blonde bob. The stunning white-blonde tone takes much time, money, and effort to achieve so that it will stand out in a crowd. If you have fine hair, the blunt perimeter line will give the illusion your hair is thicker. Be sure to use moisturizing products with heat protection and schedule regular maintenance appointments (every 4 – 6 weeks) to keep your hair as healthy as possible.
#19: Flattering Rose Gold Blunt Bob
Look trendy and modern with a rose gold blunt bob. Bobs are very versatile and can be customized to your unique facial features. Blunt ends give the appearance of more density for thicker-looking tresses. Add a rose gold tone, and you’re trending.
#20: Chic Short Blunt Cut with Baby Waves
A blunt cut with baby waves could be perfect for your short style. Try using a curling wand, leaving the ends out, to get this effortless look. This cut works best on straight hair.
#21: Stylish Neck-Length Blonde Blunt Cut Bob
Ask your stylist if a neck-length blonde blunt cut bob haircut would help fine hair appear thicker. Because a blunt cut has a heavy, solid weight line, it helps show off a dramatic edge. When looking for a change but don’t want to commit to a shattered bob, consider starting with a blunt-cut bob. Blonding can prevent having a long style. To maximize visible thickness, add zero elevation to your cut and keep the blonde the main attraction.
#22: Textured Cut with Long Bangs for Fine Hair
A bob cut can be textured for fine hair to allow slight volume with a bulkier shape. The best factor of this haircut is it has a length that provides versatility. It can look super chic with waves or appear polished with straight locks. Blunt bobs for fine hair also create a fuller finish.
#23: Modern Blunt Bob with Wispy Bangs
A blunt bob with wispy bangs creates a cool shag appearance. A bob looks amazing at any length, but consider taking the length slightly above or slightly below the shoulders to avoid any flipping of your hair ends.
#24: Blunt Bob with Thin Bangs for Asian Girls
The blunt bob with thin bangs for Asian girls is great for those with straight hair who want something low-maintenance. To get this cut, ask your stylist for a straight short blunt bob with not too much texture and soft bangs.
#25: Feminine Short Blunt Wavy Bob
A short blunt wavy bob is a shoulder-length cut. It’s lightly frayed at the ends for movement and texture.
#26: Korean-Style Short Blunt Bob
A Korean-style short blunt bob is a classy choice. A cute C-under curl added to a bob will give your hair a lot of volume and body. This is great for medium-density hair. This style can be created easily with a blow-dry and curling iron. Add some thin bangs to shape your face so it doesn’t look heavy around the eyes.
#27: Cutest Bob for Women Over 60
This is the cutest bob for women over 60! It has a voluminous shape that brings out a youthful vibe. Older women may not have much time to style their hair, so bobs are perfect. A blunt bob cut short is ideal for women over sixty since manipulation takes less effort.
#28: The One-Length Blunt Cut
This one-length blunt haircut has a perimeter that makes hair look healthy and fresh. Ladies blessed with any hair density can pull this off. Got fine, medium, or thick tresses? This haircut is sure to appear flawless! One-length blunt cut bobs will need regular trims to avoid split ends.
#29: The Ear-Length Blunt Bob
The ear-length bob is a timeless haircut, providing a fresher vibe and a more stylish edge. It’s a classic way to feel the breeze around your neck area. Ear-length blunt bobs are undemanding when it comes to styling. So, this short haircut is perfect for ladies always on the go. Yet, it needs extra effort to maintain its shape and beauty.
#30: Blunt Super Short Bob
Here’s another super short bob where the edges land right at the jaw area. This chop is for ladies with a rounder or an oval face shape. It gives the illusion of a more defined and sharper jawline. Also, this super short blunt bob cut does a great job of making fine tresses look fuller than ever!
#31: Classy Very Short Bob
This very short bob cut is on point! What makes it classy is its flawless perimeter. This very short, blunt bob haircut works great on women with straight, thick locks. The sleeker your hair is, the better it appears.
#32: The French Blunt Bob
When the French blunt bob grows out evenly, it looks great on a longer length. This chop doesn’t have any heavy layering. With a wavy hair texture, it seems natural and effortless. What makes this blunt French bob haircut more flattering is the fringe. The bangs add more texture and movement to it.
#33: Sassy Blunt Bob with Side Bangs
With side bangs, a neck-length blunt bob looks decent for square-faced women. It’s the haircut that softens a sharp jawline. For a more polished blunt cut with side bangs, it’s best to use a curling iron on the ends going inwards. Giving your short hair an ombre hair color won’t hurt the outcome, too.
#34: Perfect Blunt Bob for Thick Hair
A perfect bob for thick hair frames the face well. If you have a round face shape, this bob cut is ideal. A blunt bob for thick hair like this looks staggering if parted in the center. Middle-parted hair gives the face a perfect balance, breaking up its roundness.
#35: The Chin-Length Bob
The chin-length bob is another haircut that provides a fuller-looking style. With texture, if parted on one side, it gives a thicker illusion. This chin-length blunt bob style also appears soft around the face. So, ladies with a sharp jawline, give this a shot!
#36: The Jaw-Length Bob
The jaw-length textured bob is for gals with finer locks that demand fullness and volume. Its middle-parted style allows the jawline and neck to get accentuated. Ask for a razor cut if you want your jaw-length blunt bob to have textured ends.
#37: Trendiest Blunt Cut for Women Over 50
The trendiest short blunt cut is a hair trend that the world must see! This is a tousled-style blunt bob for 50-year-old women with short hair. It has a messy texture to offer a chic and modern-looking finish. All in all, it radiates a youthful vibe for older ladies.
#38: Edgy Blunt Bob with an Undercut
Flaunt an edgy bob with an undercut and show your elegance and confidence. This is how you rock a classic bob with a stronger finish. Perk up a blunt bob with an undercut so it looks fire! Ladies with fine hair who want a stylish fashion statement will love this haircut.
#39: Casual Chin-Length Blunt Cut With Bangs
Pair your chin-length hair with a short blunt bob with bangs, then style it with texture and waves. Do that, and never regret getting a big chop again! This hairstyle is best pulled off by ladies with straight locks. It benefits them, especially if they have a finer density of hair. This blunt bob, if styled with texture, gives hair a thicker result.
#40: The Neck-Length Blunt Bob
The neck-length bob style on straight locks is always chic and flawless. It gives a classic look and more modern flair. A bob is cut blunt at neck length, so ladies with fine hair can enjoy fuller-looking styles.
#41: Trendsetting Wavy Blunt Bob
Here’s an exquisite wavy blunt bob, and it’s worth a try! It’s very beneficial for women who have fine and sleek tresses. The style and its neck-length cut bring out a fuller edge. This wavy blunt bob for short hair would look even better with a lived-in blonde. It’s the movement of the locks that’s sure to give the blonde hue more dimension.
#42: Flattering Bob Haircut for Women Over 40
A flattering bob for women over 40 often requires little to no effort in styling. Some older ladies prefer a chop that’s easy to manipulate and maintain. This short blunt bob haircut for 40-year-old women has bangs for a youthful style. And that fringe is such a chic addition! If you plan to switch to a medium-length blunt cut, this bob is low-maintenance and easy to style!
#43: Stunning Blunt Bob With a Side Part
Hair with a side part brings out a voluminous and fuller-looking result. The style works on blunt cut blunt cut short hair, allowing thin tresses to appear thicker. Parting your hair on one side carries out an edgier, sexier look with an instant glam vibe.
#44: Messy Short Bob With a Middle Part
A blunt bob with a middle part goes very well on most face shapes. The center part on a blunt bob gives the face a perfect balance, framing it for a softer finish. It’s an all-around look that appears stunning with hair texture on wavy or straight hair.
#45: Short Blunted Bob with Balayage
What’s great about a short blunted bob with balayage is it works on sleek or messy textured hair. I usually use the invisible and internal or deep layers to achieve this cut. For styling, a good texturizer spray is recommended to make it fresh-looking at home. Let it grow for a few weeks to achieve a medium blunt cut if you want more versatility.
#46: Short Blunt Bob with a Side Part
Give a short blunt bob with a side part some consideration if you want something fresh and fierce. Due to the length and bluntness of the cut, it’s not ideal for very round faces or faces with sharp jawlines. Side parts are fantastic for diminishing any asymmetry in the face while brightening the face. You can always allow it to grow if you want a long blunt bob or a blunt collarbone cut.
A short blunt bob like this can be cut and styled to appear more soft and romantic or to present a bold and edgy style and is versatile and easy to care for. For big volume and texture, try using a dry shampoo at the root and adding soft waves, then spritz some texture spray and shake the waves out.
#47: Blunt French Bob with Blunt Bangs
A blunt French bob with blunt bangs is a perfect style for an edgy, sleek, and bold haircut. Some maintenance is required to keep the cut looking crisp, but it’s still quite low-maintenance compared to similar cuts. The bluntness of the bangs and the bob allows for a more intense look, which can be a great way to add balance to a very soft face or intensity to an already bold and defined face. Women with extremely thin hair should be careful with this cut, as the sleek look can make them look stringy or even thinner. However, this is an amazing way to make extremely thick hair look smaller and more manageable.
#48: Soft Blunt Cut for Older Women with Glasses
Often called “the Diane Keaton,” a soft blunt cut is the perfect choice for older women with glasses. This style is favored by bespectacled ladies—the long lengths around the face cover potential kinks caused by eyeglasses around the ears.
Related: See more bob hairstyles for older ladies.
#49: Lived-In Dark Brown Blunt Bob
If you want a change, try a lived-in dark brown blunt bob. Rich chocolate hair compliments nearly every skin tone, especially if you have green, hazel, or blue eyes. Ask your stylist for curtain fringe and soft layers to produce an effortless, lightweight shape. Use a flat iron to form waves and finish with Oribe Texture Spray to complete the lived-in vibe.
#50: Straight Short Blunt Bob with No Bangs on Blonde Hair
There is no need for bangs when rocking a short blunt bob. For this straight, blunt bob, find a stylist specializing in precision cutting. Even the smallest mistake can show with this blunt haircut, especially if your hair is straight. Make sure to spray all over with Moroccan Oil Perfect Defense before flat ironing.
#51: Blunt Airy Bob with a Money Piece
A blunt and airy bob with a beautiful money piece is a staple look for anyone who loves a lived-in hairstyle. The bluntness of the cut allows for maximum volume with minimal styling. The money piece brings brightness and attention to the face while also softening the harshness of the blunt cut. Women with square faces or strong jawlines should be sure that if you try this cut, you keep the length slightly above or below the jaw as the harsh bluntness can accentuate the horizontal line and make the jaw look more strong and defined. Round faces should ensure the length is below the jaw to avoid widening the face.
#52: Red Short Blunt Cut with Curtain Bangs
The red short blunt cut with curtain bangs is perfect for women who don’t like to experiment with the cut but would like to accent the color. A blunt bob with curtain bangs is flattering on all face shapes and is especially good on wide or big foreheads. Wear the bob straight or wave a tong for texture and movement. To prolong the color a bit longer, use color-safe shampoo like Chroma-Absolu by Kerastase.
#53: Extra Short Blunt Cut Bob
Consider an extra short blunt bob cut. It’s a very sophisticated style for professional women. A blunt perimeter will give the most fullness. Great for fine to medium hair textures. A perfect balance to triangle, heart, and oval face shapes is a blunt cut hairstyle around the jaw and neckline.
#54: Side-Swept Bobbed Hair with Textured Ends
Short bobbed hair with textured ends is a simple shape with lots of style. The one-length hair is deeply point cut in the perimeter to soften it and is a good choice for straight, fine hair. Try parting your hair on the side to give you more volume in the front. Your hair will lay flatter if you part it in the middle. When styling your locks, remember to keep the ends straight down, not turned under. This way, you’ll get a more modern finish.