13 Ways To Take Your Bob From Basic To Bewitching This Year

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This classic hairstyle is still fresh and fierce. 

Nikki Brown Jan, 05, 2017

If you’re not quite ready for a big chop, but still need a change in your hair routine, the bob or lob is a stylish compromise. No matter how many times we see our favorite celebrities or close friends wear the familiar cut, we’ll always be fascinated by the countless ways it can be worn. As one of the more versatile looks in our hair arsenal, we’re constantly stumbling upon inspiration for making it feel current and in vogue. Below, a host of beautiful women prove that rocking this style in 2017 is anything but basic. 

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You can also opt for a technicolored mane. 

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Or spice up your do with a set of subtle highlights. 

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If you aren't afraid of going super short, have a stylist cut your bob just below the ears for a runway ready finish. 

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Use curling rods to add volume. 

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This may be a New Year, but lavender color is still a tried and true favorite. 

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And when you're ready for a small transition, grow your bob to a slightly longer lob. 

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Sometimes, a simple and chic cut is best. 

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Whether it's a bob or lob, the bone straight look is next level chic. 

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Use texturizing spray or paste to achieve messy, just-got-out-of-bed, perfectly imperfect beach waves. 

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Add a little dimension by playing with different lengths on either side of your short cut. 

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Match the wintery vibes of the season by going full on jet black with your coif. 

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Play up your new but with a set of bangs that are blunt, side swept or any other style you choose! 

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Channel the screen sirens of Old Hollywood with luscious curls.