15 Super-Hot Short, Stacked Bob Haircuts

Short stacked bob haircut ideas

A short, stacked bob is a women’s haircut that’s cut shorter and in an angle, making the front longer and the back shorter and rounded with layers. This way, a stacked cut allows the hair to pack extra volume even when it’s cut super short by making the angles more striking!

Look up to fashion stars Victoria Beckham, Jenny McCarthy, Evan Rachel Wood, and Halle Berry and how they pulled off a short bob that’s stacked and made it timeless! What’s exciting is that their stylish stacked bobs can now be easily duplicated in a variety of style.

Color and haircut specialist Daisy Villa from San Diego, California wows her clients with how she brings out the best version of their short hair regardless of their hair types – curly, straight, and wavy – the results are unfailingly super chic and cute!

Based on your face shape, desired length, and hair density, your hairdresser can also incorporate highlights, bangs, an A-line, or an undercut to suit your personality. Consider this your ultimate hairstyle change that’s surely flattering no matter your age and character. I will say this though, stacked bobs are perfect short haircuts for women over 60!

If you are in search for a trendy short ‘do, then check out this list of popular short, stacked bob haircuts that are truly stunning!

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Short Stacked Bob For Thick Hair

Short Stacked Bob for Thick Hair
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Spice up your thick bob by giving it a warm amber color. If you’re being adventurous, you can style wavy curls at the ends to create more texture in your stacked hairstyles.

Stacked Bob with a Nice Back View

Stacked Bob with a Nice Back View
Instagram @beautyparadesalon

A refined short, stacked bob haircut that is both attractive at the back and front is one to try out! Get the look by straightening out your hair and brushing it inwards to achieve a rounded look.

Inverted Stacked Bob for Thin Hair

Inverted Stacked Bob for Thin Hair
Instagram @vanessa_hooks_13

A short stacked bob with layers is more fun as you explore multiple stacks of short hair that is sure to rack up your hair’s volume. The longer hair at the front gives a flattering effect on this short stacked bob for thin hair that is sure to complement your hairstyle and color.

Stacked Bob for Fine Hair

Short Stacked Bob for Fine Hair
Instagram @chrisashleighhairdesign

A subtle and clean stacked bob on short hair that allows those with fine hair types to achieve great volume and shape for their everyday hairstyles! Short hairstyles for women over 60 include bobs and pixie cuts.

Super Short Stack

Super Short Stack
Instagram @shmoakin_hair

Q&A with style creator, Sheridan Holyoak
Hairstylist @ AVEsalon in Ogden, UT

How would you describe this?

This short cut is a stacked, slightly short inverted bob. Get an undercut at the nape to eliminate cowlicks. You can wear it wavy or straight, and the texture is still going to be visible.

What’s your best advice?

Make sure you find a stylist that is confident in cutting short hair, as that can make or break this hairstyle. Second, make sure you have time to style this cut. It is not a wash-and-go style.

For short bob haircuts, make sure you have proper styling products volumizer, heat protectant, a dry texture spray, and possibly a light pomade.

Short Stacked Bob With Side Bangs

Short Stacked Bob With Side Bangs
Instagram @monaaleee

Playing safe doesn’t mean looking boring. The solid dark chocolate brown gives a professional feel to this asymmetrical chin-length bob that’s stacked.

Q&A with style creator, Ramona Lee Wilson
Hair Stylist @ Prisma Hair Co in Albuquerque, NM

How would you describe this?

This short, stacked bob is a customized, layered look on a classic bob.

Bobs are typically created to fall into place, like this cut. There’s a bit of an undercut around the nape of the neck, and the idea is the hair will naturally bevel under and hug the head and hairline beautifully.

What’s your best advice?

This is a great short stack style for women who love to style their hair! It’s also great for women who love volume and height at the crown. Your best tools for this short bob with bangs would be a round brush and a little bit of sea salt spray right at the root!

A Very Short Stacked Bob

Very Short Stacked Bob
Instagram @maritza_hair

A simple layered stacked bob haircut just below ear-length is made elegant by its tousled top. This is suitable for those experimenting with their dirty blonde hair.

Q&A with style creator, Maritza Valle
Salon Owner / Hair Stylist @ Hair Loft Studio in New Orleans, LA

How would you describe this?

This short haircut is a stacked pixie bob with texture, and this is ideal for a woman who is edgy yet classic. This technique helps enhance the haircut and promote a natural outgrowth, creating low maintenance extra-short stacked bob for the woman on the go.

In order to keep this haircut fresh, go in for a quick touch up every four weeks.

What’s your best advice?

The maintenance is easy and natural, so this is great for women who are always on the go and want a professional style. This haircut is great for a woman who has a diamond-shaped face with dense hair, as the haircut helps enhance all of the right facial areas.

Short Wavy Bob That’s Stacked

Short Wavy Bob That's Stacked
Instagram @yotovayuliya

Q&A with style creator, Yuliya Yotova
Designer Senior Technician @ Headmasters Clapham South in London, UK

How would you describe this?

It’s a very textured, layered, stacked bob on short hair. If you have a lot of hair and absolutely no time to style it every day, pick a short wavy cut that is effortless. At the same time, it’s very versatile so that it can fit any occasion if styled a certain way.

What’s your best advice?

When it comes to stacked haircuts, go for it! It’s on-trend at the moment and suits almost every face shape.

This cut is so versatile and easy to wear and style. It is perfect for ladies with thick hair and medium to fine hair because it takes lots of the weight out giving texture (thick), creating volume, body, and movement (medium to fine).

It can be styled smooth with a dryer and round brush, waved with wands, thongs or straighteners and even left to air dry. If using any hot tools, ladies, always use a good heat protector – for example, Nectar or Extentioniste Thermique by Kerastase.

Stacked with Bangs

Q&A with style creator, Nicole Hicks
Hair Stylist @ Denton Color Lab in Denton, TX

How would you describe this?

This is a lower-maintenance, short stacked bob with bangs for women wanting a bob haircut but not wanting to come in every 6-8 weeks. Add in a side-swept bang for some interest!

What’s your best advice?

Use a little Pureology Shine Bright Taming serum through ends before round-brushing the hair. If you have finer hair, it will lay sleek and grow out well for months. But if you like to keep it at this length, every 6-8 weeks would be necessary time for a trim and shape.

There’s a lot of versatility in a bob cut, especially a swing bob because the hair coming in around the jaw and neckline lends to shaping all face shapes well.

Angled Short Stacked Bob

Angled Short Stacked Bob
Instagram @katiegct

Q&A with style creator, Kate Gallagher
Hairstylist @ Essence Center For Beauty in Old Saybrook, CT

How would you describe this?

This is a razored pixie bob that’s stacked. The razor allows incredible movement in what can typically be a very static and solid cut. The nape area is cut very short but left a little longer along the perimeter to create softness. Then the stack gets gradually longer to create fullness in the crown. The front is over-directed backward at a 45-degree angle to preserve length in the front and give that cool, short angled bob shape.

This kind of stacked haircut is very versatile when it comes to styling. It can be worn smooth and sleek for a polished and professional style or messy and textured for a fun, edgy vibe.

For color, there’s a soft balayage to give a little dimension and highlight the lines of the cut. The longest pieces in the front really showcase the ombre effect from the balayage.

What’s your best advice?

Pay attention to your hair texture before committing to the style. If you have naturally straight, fine hair, styling is a breeze. For women with this hair type, it can easily be a wash-and-go style or be lightly blow-dried with a paddle brush for some volume. For women with natural curl or frizz, there’s a lot more styling involved with short stacked hairstyles.

Stacked Pixie Bob

A short stacked pixie bob haircut
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Q&A with style creator, Katy Leintz
Salon Owner / Hair Stylist @ Katy Clove Studio in Appleton,WI

How would you describe this?

This is a chocolate textured stacked pixie bob. Tapered in close at the nape without being so short, it has to be shaved. The texture allows for lots of volume which is easily done with drying and a textured wax.

What’s your best advice?

There are a few things to take into consideration when getting a cut like this. What is your hair texture? Lots of curls and waves will leave you with a lot more work to get this smooth look. This is a style that you have to work with every day. In the morning, washing or getting wet and restyling will be a must.

For styling this cut, use a gel and a volume spray. After drying with a round brush, flat iron and use a fiber putty for texture. Then finish with hairspray. Product is a must for this cut! With the correct products, this cut is a breeze to style! Round brushing through the crown to get volume and smoothing through the sides will help you achieve the perfect style.

Short A-Line Stacked Bob

Q&A with style creator, Melissa Schmidt
Master Stylist @ Salon Estetica in Riverview, FL

How would you describe this?

This is a very chic short A-line stacked bob.

What’s your best advice?

Take pictures to look at with your stylist when discussing this type of cut. The short A-line bob needs to be where you discuss as well as the degree of graduation for the back. Always discuss maintenance for this stacked bob haircut.

Short Stacked Layered Bob

Short Stacked Layered Bob
Instagram @angiescolorbar

Q&A with style creator, Angie
Hair Stylist @ Angie’s Color Bar in Vineland, NJ

How would you describe this?

This stacked layered bob will instantly boost the volume of your short hair and make it more alive. The long stacked layers provide a hairstyle with so needed texture, and this makes them look more stylish.

What’s your best advice?

This short stacked bob hairstyle is irresistibly sexy. It’s cut just below the chin, framing the face to accentuate her features. This cut works best for those with straight to wavy hair and square-shaped or round faces.

Stacked Bob For Curly Hair

Q&A with style creator, Mandy Rogers
Owner / Hairstylist @ Hunt & Gather Hair Co. in British Columbia, CA

How would you describe this?

This is a short stacked bob haircut with an asymmetrical shape. Dry and wet cutting techniques were used to achieve this short hairstyle. When working with natural curl it’s really important to create a strong foundation to the cut while it is damp with low tension. Use freehand texturizing and cutting techniques to enhance the natural shape of the curl. This was achieved using a straight and curved shear for the cut. Curved shears can work wonders when trying to manipulate the direction of a curl.

The strong lines of the inverted bob combined with the disconnected curls create a beautiful shape. The asymmetry is so flattering and  this cut looks great from every angle and can work on women of all ages.

What’s your best advice?

It’s not wash-and-wear. A lot of women have the impression that bobs and short hair are easy and fast. This isn’t necessarily always the case, especially when dealing with natural curl and its unpredictability.

When it comes to face shape, this stacked bob hairstyle is fantastic on the majority. The one exception is the heart-shaped face. A lob is a better choice in that case.

Gels, sea salt sprays, waxes, and wax sprays are more suited for the style. In short, this is a cut for an woman who has the time to style their hair for 30 min a day. If you take the time, it can be a super fun, sassy, and sophisticated style.

Short Stacked Bob with an Undercut

Short Stacked Bob with an Undercut
Instagram @lorenzommmm

Q&A with style creator, Lorenzo DiBiase
Barber / Stylist @ Ladies & Gentlemen Salon in Lyndhurst, OH

How would you describe this?

This short hair is a stacked bob cut that is a fun, edgy, but also stylish and professional style. Our goal with this hair has been to slowly work our way shorter, to ease into an all-over shorter cut and possibly a full undercut bob in the future. We decided an asymmetrical short bob with an undercut in the back and right side.

There was a lot of texture put into this stacked cut, to give the feeling of the weightlessness. Starting with a traditional triangular shape, a more extreme angle was created to preserve length in the front.

The great thing about this cut is that it’s a breeze to style. The main focus when it comes to that is getting a lift on the crown to give it that full shape. Round brushing is key for this.

What’s your best advice?

Having the right amount of hair is crucial for short stacked haircuts. This will not work well for women with super fine or very thin hair. But on the flip side, too much hair or natural texture can make this very difficult to achieve, which may also need a lot of work to style.

A very short stacked bob cut for women with round face shape is not recommended. This is because it would only create more roundness for them. With just some texture spray and a blow dryer, this is easy to style at home. If round brushing is too much of a chore,  simply flip your hair upside down, and go crazy and to get the volume in back. Focus on the root area and direct forward, then brush it back after to smooth it down and top it off with a little hairspray.