12 Celebrity Bobs That Will Inspire You to Rock Shorter Hair

Hair trends may come and go, but we’ll always have a place in our heart for the bob. We’ve witnessed the evolution of this iconic cut and like fine wine, it’s only gotten better with time. As one of the more versatile looks in our beauty arsenal, we're privy to the countless ways it can be worn. Be it straight, textured, dyed, layered or any combination of the aforementioned, there's always an opportunity to up the styling ante. And like most reocurring trends, celebrities usually show us how to rock it best. If you're wearing a bob or lob this fall and need inspiration that can be easily recreated, take a few notes from these Hollywood hair slayers. 

Jennifer Ford Oct, 31, 2016

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Channel girl next door vibes with this sleek bob sectioned off by a middle part as seen on our November Cover Star, Gabrielle Union.

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Keep it classic. Kelly Rowland’s jaw length bob is legit #hairgoals.

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Switch up the classic hairstyle by switching up your part. Try going slightly off center like Viola Davis.

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Go out with a bang (literally) like Yara Shahidi. 

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If you're wearing a traditional bob, consider adding length for a sleek lob (long bob) like Angela Bassett. 

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Rock a textured bob Like Taraji P. Henson to achieve effortless beach hair in the dead of winter. Go a step further and dye your locks blonde. 

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If you don't want to cause excess damage to your roots, simply dye your ends a lighter shade. Ciara's ombre lob makes for beautiful inspiration. 

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If you're ready to fully commit, have fun with a teal wig like Keke Palmer. 

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Rock your bob with side swept bangs like this playful variation spotted on Karrueche Tran.

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Give the traditionally sleek do an upgrade with deep body waves like Jhene Aiko. 

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Add volume to your textured bob by creating sexy waves, a la Rocsi Diaz. 

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Channel your inner rock star like Kehlani and take on an unexpected, bold hue.