20 Most Flattering Asymmetrical Bob Hairstyles November 29, 2016

The fashion industry may have moved on to the pixie and other super short chops, but we will always have a soft spot in our hearts for the asymmetrical bobs. Why? Because this excellent cut looks good on all kinds of faces and it’s easy to maintain.

From short and curly bobs to long blunt bobs, we have compiled a list of 20 best asymmetrical bob hairstyles for everyone.

20 Asymmetrical Bob Hairstyles You Can Try

  1. Long Brunette Bob
  2. Short Bob
  3. Angled Bob
  4. Wavy Bob
  5. Two-Toned Bob
  6. Baby Bob
  7. Long Side-Swept Bob
  8. Messy Bob
  9. Purple-Gray Asymmetrical Bob
  10. Bob with beachy waves
  11. Half in Half Bob
  12. Side Shaved Bob
  13. Bob with wavy Bayalage
  14. Mermaid angled bob
  15. Long Asymmetrical Waves
  16. Bob With an Elongated Side
  17. Bangs and an Extended Front
  18. Shaggy Purple Bob
  19. Asymmetrical Bob with an Undercut
  20. Uneven Platinum Curls with Side Bangs

1. Long Brunette Bob

Long Brunette Bob

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Always right on the must-have hair trends, French actress Marion Cotillard looks chic and sophisticated with her long brunette bob. This collarbone-grazing sleek bob is the perfect length for Marion, as her hair skims her cheekbones, accentuates her eyes, and creates the illusion of a slimmer face.

How To Style

  • Prep damp hair with an anti-frizz hairspray.
  • Blow dry completely.
  • Use a flat iron to create a sleek and smooth look.
  • Finish with the anti-frizz spray once again, just to make sure there are no flyaways.

Suitable For

All face types. This is a basic hairstyle that would look good on anybody.

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2. Short Bob

Short Bob

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Always one to show what bob hair can do, Victoria Beckham’s cut has some serious edge. Her poker straight bob is classic, yet modern, and she sports a trendy side-swept parting and subtle layers.

How To Style

Suitable For

Oval-shaped faces.

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3. Angled Bob

Angled Bob

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For anyone who thinks that only short bobs can be sexy, we’d like to show them Rihanna’s old image, whose mid-length angled strands still look smoking hot. To recreate the simple look, remember to keep your bob longer than the chin length to frame your face without overwhelming your facial features.

How To Style

  • The intention behind this whole hairstyle is smooth and sharp, so get that flat iron out and straighten till your hair is completely smooth.
  • Use a lightweight wax to keep the hair in place.

Suitable For

Oval or rectangular-shaped faces.

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4. Wavy Bob

Wavy Bob

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Actress Kimberly Caldwell looks effortlessly sexy with her side-swept, wavy, asymmetrical bob. With uneven lengths, tousled, beachy waves, and varying textures, Kim’s blonde hairstyle is dynamic and modern, resulting in a high cuteness factor – that means you can wear it just about anywhere!

How To Style

  • Pin one side of your hair to the back.
  • Curl the other side away from the face as shown in the image.
  • Finish with a holding spray.

Suitable For

All face shapes except round-shaped faces.

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5. Two-Toned Bob

Two-Toned Bob

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Singer Keri Hilson can do no wrong, and this two-toned chop with side bangs seals the deal. Ideal for women with thick hair, at your next appointment, ask your stylist to add subtle layers and volume to your bob and feather the ends of your hair for soft, touchable tips.

How To Style

  • If you don’t have naturally thick hair, prep damp hair with a volumizing mousse.
  • Blow dry and use a flat iron to smoothen out the ends.
  • Finish with a holding spray.

Suitable For

All face shapes.

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6. Baby Bob

Baby Bob

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Actress Chelsea Kane’s baby bob is choppy perfection, with a side swoop so fabulous that it makes the growing-out bangs process look ultra-glamorous. So, ladies who are eyeing to get this asymmetrical bob haircut, ask your stylist to chop the ends of your hair for soft, fluffy locks that are full of texture and shine.

How To Style

  • Prep damp hair with some mousse at the crown.
  • Blow dry outwards on one side and inside on the other side.

Suitable For

Heart and round-shaped faces.

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7. Long Side-Swept Bob

Long Side-Swept Bob

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Hottie Rita Ora’s hairstyle proves that adding just a little shine to your locks is enough to dress up the entire hairstyle. This is a great bob hairstyle for fine, thin hair, as the blunt cut adds a bit of volume to thin locks. Get your stylist to keep your bob sleek and longer than the chin length for a final dynamic touch, and pair your new hairdo with simple makeup and red lips for maximum sex appeal.

How To Style

  • Use an anti-frizz serum to prep your hair.
  • With a flat iron, straighten your hair to create a sleek, straight look.
  • Finish with a holding spray.

Suitable For

Rectangular or oval-shaped faces.

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8. Messy Bob

Messy Bob

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Gone Girl actress Rosamund Pike’s messy bob is just long enough to benefit from some texturizing and curling iron action, proving that you can dress the layers up or down depending on the occasion. With the romantic wispy side bangs that keep the focus on the middle of her face, the layers, and subtle volume, Pike’s hairstyle is incredibly enigmatic and modern.

How To Style

  • Blow dry damp hair
  • Use a flat iron to create random waves
  • To achieve Rosamund’s messy look, finish with some sea salt spray

Suitable For

All face shapes.

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9. Purple-Gray Asymmetrical Bob

Purple-Gray Asymmetrical Bob

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Rocking the fashion world ever since she entered the music industry, singer and fashionista Kelly Osbourne looks sophisticated and stylish with her purplish-gray long, rounded bob and blunt bangs.

How To Style

  • Prep damp hair with an anti-frizz serum
  • Blow dry hair inwards
  • Use a flat iron to create Kelly’s look
  • Finish with a holding spray

Suitable For

Round and heart-shaped faces.

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10. Bob With Beachy Waves

Bob With Beachy Waves

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This look encompasses the whole “boho messy” appeal. The messy waves create an effortless look. This is an optimum choice for those who like to stay in touch with their feminine side with a dash of classiness.

How To Style

  • Prep damp hair with a volumizing mousse
  • Blow dry throughout the hair
  • Create waves with a curling iron
  • Split up the curls and use a sea salt spray to mess it up

Suitable For

Heart and round-shaped faces.

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11. Half In Half Bob

Half In Half Bob

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Do you like pixie cuts? Do you like bobs? Don’t know which one to choose? You don’t need to! Who says you have to pick only one? You can have the best of both worlds and get a half in half – a pixie on one side and a bob on the other. This is one of the best short asymmetrical bob haircuts that looks both edgy and elegant.

How To Style

  • Prep your hair with an anti-frizz serum
  • Straighten the hair to achieve the look in the image
  • Finish with a holding spray

Suitable For

Oval-shaped faces.

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12. Side Shaved Bob

Side Shaved Bob

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This one is for those edgy women out there who want to experiment with something new and get in touch with their wild side. Shaved sides have been taking Instagram by storm, and everyone can see why. They’re the beginning of a new era of hair fashion.

How To Style

  • Prep damp hair with an anti-frizz serum
  • Blow dry and straighten hair to get soft straight hair as shown in the picture

Suitable For

Oval-shaped and heart-shaped faces.

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13. Bob With Wavy Balayage

Bob With Wavy Balayage

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There’s something really prim about the way a balayage looks. Combine that with an asymmetrical bob, and it screams elegance and chic. This is an excellent option for women who work in a professional environment and have to maintain a certain decorum.

How To Style

  • Prep damp hair with an anti-frizz serum
  • Blow dry hair
  • Using a curling iron with medium-thickness tongs, create loose curls at the ends of your hair
  • Spray with a holding spray

Suitable For

All face shapes.

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14. Mermaid Angled Bob

Mermaid Angled Bob

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Blue and green – the colors of a mermaid. Enchanting, isn’t it? With hair like this, every day is an adventurous fairytale. You can express a lot through colors, and your hair isn’t an exception. So, play around!

How To Style

  • Blow dry hair
  • With the help of a curling iron, create random waves
  • Finish with a holding spray to set the curls

Suitable For

All face shapes.

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15. Long Asymmetrical Waves

Long Asymmetrical Waves

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If you’re looking for something avant-garde while keeping those long tresses, then I highly recommend this one. One side touches the shoulder while the other side falls much below the shoulders. Combine this with soft curls, and it looks absolutely beautiful.

How To Style

  • Prep your hair with an anti-frizz serum
  • Use a large barrel curling iron to create gorgeous curls away from the face as shown in the picture

Suitable For

Heart-shaped faces.

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16. Shaggy Purple Bob

Shaggy Purple Bob

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Experiment with colors! If you ever feel low, all you need to do is look in the mirror, and the colors will definitely brighten you up. Ask your stylist for a shaggy asymmetrical bob and combine it with a pop of color. With bright colors in your hair, you can be sure to make heads turn.

How To Style

  • Prep damp hair with an anti-frizz spray
  • Blow dry as you normally would

Suitable For

Round or heart-shaped faces. This cut makes the face appear slimmer.

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17. Bob With An Elongated Side

Bob With An Elongated Side

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This asymmetrical hairstyle is what they call business at the back and party at the side. The back of the hair is a simple layered bob. However, the side of this hairstyle is what brings it all together. The side is significantly longer than the rest of the hair, giving this cut a very runway appeal. If you are brave enough, go for it!

How To Style

  • Prep damp hair with a volumizing mousse
  • Blow dry hair
  • With a large barrel curling iron, curl the lengthy side away from your face
  • Finish with a holding spray

Suitable For

Heart, rectangular, and round-shaped faces.

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18. Bob With Bangs And An Extended Front

 Bob With Bangs And An Extended Front

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This could be a simple bob with blunt bangs, but with a few exceptions – the extended length at the front and the color. The length at the front helps to frame your face. The addition of a pastel color makes it edgier.

How To Style

  • Prep damp hair with an anti-frizz serum
  • Blow dry throughout
  • Blow dry the lengths of the hair in different directions

Suitable For

Round-shaped faces.

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19. Asymmetrical Bob With An Undercut

Asymmetrical Bob With An Undercut

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Undercuts are all the rage right now. Combine that with a bob, and you end up with something really damn cool. In case you work in a professional environment, you can have your hair a bit longer so that you can’t see the undercut unless you tie your hair up.

How To Style

  • Prep hair with an anti-frizz serum
  • Blow dry throughout
  • Use a sea salt spray to mess it up slightly
  • Make sure to visit your stylist regularly so that you maintain your undercut design

Suitable For

All face shapes.

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20. Uneven Platinum Curls With Side Bangs

Uneven Platinum Curls With Side Bangs

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This asymmetrical hairstyle is bold, yet elegant. You can sport this look at all times, and is easier to style than it looks, which is a massive plus point.

How To Style

  • Prep damp hair with a high volumizing mousse. Volume is the key to this hairstyle
  • Use an anti-frizz serum and blow dry your hair
  • With the help of a large barrel curling iron, create luscious curls
  • Finish with a holding spray to keep the curls in place

Suitable For

All face shapes.

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There you are! 20 long and short asymmetrical bob hairstyles that will make you feel confident and bold. I do agree that deciding to go for an uneven hairstyle might be a little uncommon, but I’m sure that once you get past the initial anxiety, you’ll be glad!

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