The Obama Bob: The First Lady's Chic, Classic Cut

Michelle Obama Bobs
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 24, 2010

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At a January event, Michelle Obama amped up the glam in a flawless blowout, luxe lashes and fire-engine-red lips!

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Michelle Obama is many things—a brilliant wife and mother, an accomplished lawyer, a sister, a daughter, our glorious First Lady—but she also happens to be one of the best-tressed women in America. That bob! Her bouncy cut is always glossy, neat, and flawlessly manicured. With all her commitments, we don’t know how she does it (regular visit from her celebrated hairstylist, SoftSheen Carson Artistic Style Director Johnnie Wright, must help!). In honor of Mrs. Obama’s spectacular strands, check out our gallery of some of her bob’s prettiest moments.

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Michelle pairs her sleek bob with dainty pearls and a pleated taffeta skirt for an elegant, feminine look.

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At a recent visit to the Labor Day Care Center, Mrs. Obama wears her all-one-length cut so that it falls prettily over one eye.

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Michelle Obama showed up for her CNN interview with an impossibly glossy, perfectly coiffed hairstyle.

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Michelle Obama added a sassy dose of volume and curl to her bob at The Governer’s Ball on February 21st.

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The First Lady’s hair looked healthy, bouncy, and enviably glossy at an Oval Office meeting regarding her campaign to end childhood obesity.

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Mrs. Obama flaunts her full, luscious bob at a special preview of the talent performing at the White House’s annual Governors Ball on February 21.

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At a Joint Armed Forces Officers’ Wives’ Luncheon in Washington DC, Mrs. Obama added a side-part and a long, face-framing layer to her elegant bob.

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