Expand your bob hairstyle horizons and discover all the possibilities that come with your short stylish cut

A timeless favourite on the catwalk, bob haircuts can lend a refreshing lift to your look. Achieve an array of super-hot shorter styles that can be easily created - and with all the wow-factor of longer hair.

Short hair means versatility and the bob will give you endless styling options. So take the plunge and go for the chop or refresh your chin-length cut with something new. Dive into our collection of the hottest bob hairstyles of the moment and be inspired

Bouffant half updo

Add some volume and pull back your hair to create this 60s inspired style. Quick and easy to achieve, this look will give your bob haircut a chic vintage twist. To score extra style points, weave your hair together at the back of your head for the ultimate flawless finish.

Tip: Keep every hair in place with this stylish look by prepping your hair with ghd straight & smooth spray.

Hollywood curls

Achieve the polished sophistication of Hollywood glamour with this retro look. Siren-worthy curls seriously turn up the volume, providing you with a timeless do that works for any occasion. Stunning with a bob hairstyle, shorter curls will frame your face and create an enviable style, straight out of the vintage playbook.

Tip: Use the ghd curve® classic curl tong to create soft, beautiful curls that will last. 

Tousled Waves

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Tousled waves

Introduce textured movement to your bob hair with the help of beautiful tousled waves. Easy to achieve, this effortless look is super cool and stunning on shorter hair. Create waves and twists with the ghd curve® creative curl wand for a style that stays locked in. 

Wavy Braided Half Updo

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Wavy braided half-updo

Enhance a wavy bob hairstyle with a stylish braid to give it a unique twist. Use the ghd curve® classic wave wand to create lasting waves and introduce a delicate braid to reshape your half-up, half-down bob. This look is perfect for a special occasion and can add a boho twist to your everyday hair.

Tousled Hair Flip

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Tousled hair flip

Shake up your hair to achieve effortless cool and head-turning volume in your bob hairstyle. The hair flip creates dreamy loose waves and an enviable boost at your roots. Rock this carefree look with quick and easy styling.

Tip: Use the ghd air® hairdryer to create a tousled, easy-going look as you dry.


Short and sharp, a straight bob hairstyle is a classic styling option. Poker straight locks with a glossy sheen will always be a showstopper. Dress the style up for your evening plans or wear loose for a gorgeous everyday look.

Tip: For salon quality straight hair every day, prep your hair with the ghd straight and tame cream

Corkscrew curls

Break out of your hair routine and style your bob haircut into corkscrew curls. Perfectly suited to shorter hair, this look will add bounce to your bob and take your volume up a notch. Boost your bob to the next level with corkscrew curls - ideal for a big occasion or a midweek attitude boost.

Beach Waves

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Beach waves

This super-hot style doesn’t just belong on the beach – rock it everywhere. Add texture and embrace a variety of waves and kinks to create a naturally laid-back look. Eye-catchingly romantic on shorter hair, this effortless option is a must for your bob.

Tip: Create waves that stay put using the ghd curve® creative curl wand for beachy texture and tousled short tresses. 

Twisted low bun

A bun is a stylish, timeless look for every hair length. Totally achievable on a bob haircut, opt for the twisted low bun for a glamorous spin on this classic updo. Elegant and sophisticated, twisting your hair into a bun at the nape of the neck will create a luxe look.

Tip: For a polished style without any flyaways, use ghd final fix hairspray.

Flat Waves

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Flat waves

Create soft flat waves in your bob hair to change the pace of your styling routine. These simple loose waves are easy to craft and can take you seamlessly from day to night. Dress your hair up for a chic evening look or shake it out for natural everyday hair – this style is ready for anything.

Halo braid

Your hair doesn’t have to be long to weave a head-turning braided updo. Transform your bob into a halo braid to create effortless glamour. Refined and fabulous, the secret to this intricate updo for short haired ladies is plenty of hair pins. 

Bring out your inner stylist, get creative and mix up your hair routine to explore all the game changing possibilities of a short bob.


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