If for some reason you don’t know what a lob haircut is, the time has come to find out. Women all over the world like sporting bobs. They come in all shapes and sizes. A long bob is called a “lob” and is one of the most popular types of bob hairstyles out there.
Keeping a long bob neat might not be as easy as the short one but the impression it makes is much more interesting. There are regular, a-line and even stacked lobs out there. It is very important to consider the face type before choosing the right lob.
Women with long faces might want to avoid a-line lobs while girls with round and square faces should definitely go for them. Making a choice is never easy, that’s why having several best options to browse is a good idea.
The Most Stylish Lob Haircuts for Women
If you have decided to get a lob hairstyle, you’ll be amazed at the variety of choices. Most of them have to do with length and color. Before even trying to make a choice, it is important to consider your face shape and hair type.
Girls with fine hair can appreciate really angled bobs since they look most impressive on straight locks. Women with curly manes should forget about a-line lobs and stick to regular shapes. If your face is round, make your lob as elongated as you can. But if the face shape is long then the front part of your lob should be shorter than the back.
Experimenting is always fun. So take a look at these 40 wonderful options to make your lob choosing easier.
1. Angled lob with a side part
If you have straight hair then this pretty angled lob with a side part will be a great choice. Take a look at the length of this lob. The ends are falling down the chest. They should be styled inwards to make the hairstyle even more effective.
2. Red and bright
No matter which lob hairstyle you choose, try to pay a lot of attention to the hair color. If your own color is not too bright, consider dyeing it red. Red shades do a great job brightening up your look and are wonderful for making an image change.
3. Very long a-line lob
The length of your lob can vary. Some women go for very long lobs that go down about 10 inches from your chin. It is important to remember that the longer your hairstyle is, the more care it will need. Especially if you like your lob neat.
4. Wavy lob
If you have wavy hair, you can still get a very impressive lob. However, you should forget about a-line and angled bobs, since such lines will not be visible due to waves. Make a regular same-length bob and try to keep it neat.
5. Curly lob
If you are tired of your simple and straight lob, you can curl it up. Making soft curls is always a great idea to diversify your image. However, don’t forget that curls can turn your lob into a regular bob since your hair will look shorter.
6. Blond waves
Blond and wavy regular lob hairstyle looks very impressive with side swept top. If your hair is thin and you need some volume, sweeping over the top part will help you do a complete makeover. You will need some hair spray to keep the style intact.
7. Layered lob
If you have thick and straight hair, you will love a layered lob. Make it as long as you wish, just don’t forget that it will require some styling. Don’t be afraid of the challenges such a lob brings. The result will be truly amazing.
8. Lob with side swept bangs
If you have a long face shape and want a lob, then consider getting bangs. Bangs do a great job making your face seem more oval while giving your hairstyle a little zest. Side sweep your long bangs and hide the ends under the side strands of hair.
9. Asymmetrical lob
If you are a fan or stylish asymmetrical cuts then this lob is for you. Make one side of the a-line bob shorter than the other and you will really make a statement. Make sure to style this lob daily in order for the asymmetry to be outlined.
10. Windblown lob
If you like the windblown look, a regular lob haircut is for you. Make your hair all the same length and let it fall down your shoulders. Side sweep one of the top strands to make some volume without any effort. This is a great hairstyle for sexy hair tossing.
11. Highlighted lob
Make your lob even more special by creating smart highlights. If you need to brighten up your image, use such colors as red and blond. If you are not ready for dramatic changes, pick a shade a little lighter than your natural color.
12. Curled ends
Give some diversity to your lob by curling up the ends. This hairstyle will look especially unique if you manage to keep it neat during the day. The top part is sleeked with the help of some hair gel in order to outline the wavy or curly ends.
Ombres are very popular nowadays and they look especially well with lobs. Have your hairstylist choose the right shade for your ombre. You can go from conservative to outrageous. Lob allows you to dye more than half of your hair length.
14. Straight and sleek
If you want to make an impression, change your hairstyle dramatically. Black girls with curly hair will look amazing with a lob after their locks are straightened out. Make the ends inverted for further impression.
15. Angled lob
Angled lobs are easy to make but hard to maintain. Any haircut with an angle needs very good styling to look neat. Otherwise, the angles will just get lost. The longer you make your bob, the sharper the ends can be and the more visible they will become.
16. Messy bob
If you have long and wavy hair, it is very hard to make it look neat. So why not go for a messy lob hairstyle? The hair is cut all the same length except for the frontal strands that are made a bit shorter. No styling is required here. Just toss your head and go!
17. Hidden bangs
Hiding bangs under the frontal strands of the lob is a great idea. First of all, the fringe looks very neat and second of all, face shape looks more oval for girls with long faces. Hidden bangs become that little zest that every hairstyle needs to look special.
18. Large waves
Straight lob haircuts look very neat and are wonderful for an office look. But what do you do for special occasions? Curl them! Large curls will make any lob cut look impressive and will help you stand out of the crowd.
19. Long Bangs
Adding long bangs to your lob is a terrific idea. Make them reach your eyes and your hairstyle will immediately become special. You can choose between wispy and blunt bangs. In any case, your lob will look amazing.
20. Voluminous lob
If you want to make a statement and have some heads turning your way, go for voluminous bob. This hairstyle is achieved by lifting the top part of your hair with a hair dryer and using some hair spray to keep it neat.
21. Multicolored lob
If you want a special lob hairstyle, consider making a multicolored bob. You will need to dye different layers of your hair with different colors. Then sweep up the side strand over to another side to show the color difference.
22. Wavy asymmetrical lob
If you have wavy hair, you can still achieve a very impressive asymmetrical lob haircut. Women shouldn’t forget about the great way hairstyle asymmetry makes them look. Make the ends blunt not angled.
23. Long and wavy
Lobs come in different sizes. You can make a very long lob that will look amazing. Grow your hair as long as you wish. If your locks are wavy, make the frontal strands shorter than the back. This will help keep your hairstyle neat.
24. Straight and neat
The best way to flaunt your lob is to make it straight and neat. Angled hairstyles look their best on very straight hair. Such lob will need some maintenance on your part and frequent brushing. But the result will really turn some heads your way.
25. Messy and asymmetrical
Such messy and asymmetrical lobs as you see on the picture are not very popular but make a good statement. If you are not afraid of the messy appearance, these asymmetrical strands will help you look and feel fantastic.
26. Long and simple
This very simple lob haircut will look especially well on girls who are not after something too impressive. This hairstyle is great for women of all occupations. Such lob needs little maintenance to keep it straight and neat.
27. Lob styling
Styling your straight lob might be complicated. So what can you do to keep it neat with the least effort? Create a simple hairstyle by tying the side strands of your lob in the back with an elastic band. This is a quick fix for girls with time constraints.
28. Romantic lob
If you want to achieve a dreamy and romantic look, don’t go too hard on styling your lob. Just keep your locks straight and windblown. You can comb one of the side strands over to another side to add some flavor to your image.
29. Stylish lob
There is not much that you need to do to make your simple lob stylish. Just curl your hair and secure it with hair gel. Such sleek 1920’s cut will be a great idea for a special occasion and can become an everyday hairstyle for girls with wavy hair.
30. Long angles
If your hair is long, you have a lot of room for imagination. You can make really sharp long angles that will help you create a truly unique hairstyle. Before making the angles, please consider the time it will take to style them daily.
31. Neat lob
This is a great lob idea for girls with fine hair. Since everyday hair lifting to make volume is usually not an option, sweeping some strands backwards will do the trick. It will seem as though the volume is reduced because of some strands being in the back.
32. Pink lob
Adding outrageous shades to your hairstyles is always fun. It is the easiest way to make a statement. Consider some light pink, green or blue shades. You’ll be amazed at how just a little hair color can completely change your image.
33. Wispy ends
If your hair is fine, consider making the ends of your bob wispy. This way you’ll get a stylish hairstyle that will not look dull. Wispy ends add a little volume and a lot of style to your image. Don’t be afraid to use this trick.
34. Teased lob
One of the easiest ways to make your lob haircut voluminous is to tease the hair. Another way is the classical top side comb over. Don’t be afraid to make your haircut a little messy. Windblown and messy looks are in style.
35. Color play
Knowing how to use hair color is imperative for making a very impressive and unique hairstyle. Consider dyeing your hair in all the unusual places. You can dye the roots and the tips a lighter shade to make your lob really shine.
36. Curly Bangs
You are used to seeing blunt and wispy bangs but a curly fringe is hard to find? This is a great reason to go for wavy or curly bangs. Your hairstyle will definitely be one of the most unique ones on the block. Enjoy this stylish lob as long as you wish.
37. Wavy classics
One of the classical ways to create a lob hairstyle is to make the ends slightly wavy. Such haircut is great for women with wavy locks who don’t like bothering with straightening them out. A natural look is often the best.
38. Layered and unique
You can easily create this lob if your hair is thick and long enough for it. The side part is made and the long bangs are lifted up and styled into neat waves. The rest of the lob is also styled in swept-back waves.
39. Go natural
If you are not into much styling, you can easily keep your lob very natural. This is especially true for women with wavy and hard to manage hair. Just add a little zest to your natural lob by brushing one of the strands over the top and to the opposite side.
40. Blunt Bangs
Blunt bangs are a great idea for girls with long faces. So, if you are sporting a lob haircut and want your face to look more oval, create blunt bangs. Leave the ends of your lob blunt as well since angles elongate the face.
We hope these stunning lob hairstyles have been useful for you. Take some time to consider your face and hair type and start choosing. You will definitely find what you’ve been looking for in this list. Just take a closer look.