Bob haircuts embraces a timeless fashion trend since the time it was introduced in 1909 by a famous hair dresser Antonine in Paris. Though the cut was not popular for few years but in 1920s the popularity was escalated to great heights to symbolize the freedom enjoyed by women. Since then this gorgeous hairstyle is considered as a sign of women’s liberty.
The traditional bob hairstyle is a short and sleek hair cut that gracefully covers the ears and reaches somewhere between the chin and the shoulders. With the changing trend the basic cut remained the same but various changes started adorning this beautiful haircut. Nowadays, known hair dressers and fashion stars are innovating new trends and styles to further beautify the bob haircut.
The key advantage of this trendy haircut is that it can go well with any hair type, hair color, or hair shape and the best part is that it can suit women of all ages. Apart from this, the gaining popularity is attributed to the growing status of women in the business world. This is mainly because it is simple to shape and manage this hairstyle without spending extra time on combing and hair dressing.
In the present day fashion scenario, bobs are of various types, suiting both the classic and modern trend. The traditional or classic trend includes the basic types like short, chin, and long bobs. The short bobs that are cut in a blunt style with layers to give a hick and fluffy look to thin hairs. Chin length bobs are cut to the jaw line and are slightly shorter at the back. This kind is most suitable for round face as it gives a sleek and longer appeal to the facial structure. Long bobs are cut into form of layers in a subtle way and are best suited to round or oval facial structures.
The classic cut is infused with western influences and style to give a modern look to the original bobs. Today, inverted bob and angled bob are running the trend of bob haircuts. While giving the cut of an inverted bob cut, hairs are stacked with textured layers at the back to give more volume and texture to the crown whereas in case of angled bob, hairs are evenly cut at an angle leaving some portion of the hairs longer at the front. These two types are give an elegant and chic look with any kind of dress at any place and at any occasion.
Apart from these, there are wavy, spiky, mod, and asymmetrical bob haircuts that are also a part of the current fashion trends. Wavy bob hairstyles are evenly cut at the neckline and are extremely easy to maintain. Spiky bob hair cuts are cut extremely short at the back and long at the sides with texture. Mod bobs are hair cuts with texture that are accented with heavy bangs. Asymmetrical bob style is a completely different hairstyle with no symmetry as the hairs are cut in a manner that one side of hair cut holds shorter or longer hairs than the other side.
All these different types are much popular even amongst known celebrities. Apart from the existing types, the starts and artists further manipulate the style and cut in their own desired way to add more vibrancy and elegance to their haircut. These haircuts then add up to the types of bobs running the hair fashion trends.