Hot Hair: The Faux Bob

Bobs are fun, sexy, and quite simply eternally chic (just look at our elegantly coiffed First Lady, Michelle Obama!). And it's one hairstyle that manages to flatter almost every face shape. The only issue? Chopping your hair to somewhere between your shoulders and cheekbones can be somewhat daunting. No matter--as some of the hottest celebs are proving, you can rock a faux bob and no one will be the wiser! Simply gather the length of your hair in your hand, roll it underneath, secure with pins, and leave out a few loose, face framing layers in front. Voila: A fabulous bob that required no cutting! From Kerry Washington to Vivica A. Fox, here are Hollywood's hottest faux bobs.
ESSENCE.COM Nov, 11, 2010

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Bobs are fun, sexy, and quite simply eternally chic (just look at our elegantly coiffed First Lady, Michelle Obama!). And it’s one hairstyle that manages to flatter almost every face shape. The only issue? Chopping your hair to somewhere between your shoulders and cheekbones can be somewhat daunting. No matter—as some of the hottest celebs are proving, you can rock a faux bob and no one will be the wiser! Simply gather the length of your hair in your hand, roll it underneath, secure with pins, and leave out a few loose, face framing layers in front. Voila: A fabulous bob that required no cutting! From Kerry Washington to Vivica A. Fox, here are Hollywood’s hottest faux bobs.

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With her carefully tucked hair and dramatic swoop of bang, Jada Pinkett Smith’s red carpet coif is retro chic and simply flawless.

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Angela Basset’s artfully tousled, curled layers give her faux bob a natural look.

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‘Vampire Diaries’ star Katerina Graham went for a 1940s look here with her pin-tucked hair and gentle finger waves.

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To give her faux bob a sexy, rumpled vibe, Ciara tucked the back under but left out the entire front half of her hair, curling it outwards for a flirty flip.

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Vivica A. Fox rolled the length of her hair underneath at the nape of her neck for a pretty, 1950s housewife sort of vie.

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Ashanti scores big with this softly curled, tucked-under faux bob.

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