Сurly bob isn’t just a short haircut with a lovely bouncy texture. The unbelievable variety of angles and structure is hiding behind these two simple words. Bob cuts show the beauty of short hair length, but who says that you can’t customize it based on your preferences?


Today we want to introduce the popular bob cut in many new lights. One texture and many variations of pulling it off: see how many types of curly bobs there are?

Voluminous Short Curly Bob

Classic Short Curly Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

Curly bobs could initially appear to be the same. However, you can customize each of them to be one-of-a-kind by experimenting with finishes, textures, curl sizes and shades.

Messy Short Curly Bob

Classic Curly Short Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

While we traditionally see finer, more beautiful curls at an office or any other environment where you wish to look more classic, messy, curly bob hairstyle with a bedhead effect are ideal for everyday styling.

Classic Short Curly Bob

Classic Short Curly Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles #shortbob
by @gabivasconcellosv

Classic short curly bob will be the first source of your inspiration today. The shorter your length is, the more textured and bouncy your curls look. This variation is a part of classic haircuts not for nothing: it’s perfectly balanced, so everyone can give it a try.

Choppy Angled Curly Bob

Choppy Angled Curly Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @cut_and_color

The choppy structure of the this haircut will beautify your naturally curly bob by shaping its ends, which involves texturizing for an airy effect. As for the silhouette, the angled shape will not only fascinate but also diversify the common perception of bob cuts.

Curly Bob With Layered Fringe

Angled Choppy Curly Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @cut_and_color

The short choppy layers, like in this curly bob hairstyle will give your locks a more youthful appearance. As you see, they contribute to the creation of dimension and volume of your hair, making it look fuller, more vibrant. And the layered fringe will accentuate your hair's inherent texture and give it a modern feel.

Long Bob With Perm

Choppy Angled Curly Bob
by @casasilva

Is you hair naturally straight? A perm is what will help you enjoy all the benefits of curly locks. Use hair creams or hydrating oils like olive oil to keep them hydrated.

LHS Editors’ Advice: To prevent hair frizz and dehydration and keep it intact, we recommend you to use sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners. It's essential for creating well-defined curly hair.

Short Layered Pinky Bob

Short Layered Curly Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @salsalhair

The finished look of this wavy pink hair makeover is simply gorgeous! Basically, a combination of a bright color and disheveled waves is all you need to completely change the look of your layered curly hair bob.

Textured Bob Curls

Short Layered Bob with Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @salsalhair

Regardless of your hair type (be it thin spiral curls, chunky clumps or natural locks), you can always create beautiful-looking curly bob hairstyles that will accentuate your best facial features and give your hair a nice shape.

Loose Messy Bob Curls

Short Layered Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #layeredbob #shortbob
by @adrianocattide

Is there anyone who is still not familiar with the charm of curly layers? Of course, on straight hair, they are more visible, yet you can feel the volumetric effect on your curly chevelure too. Bob for curly hair with bangs and layers is something that will wash away all insecurities: from facial flaws to hair type issues.

A-Line Curly Bob

A-line Curly Bob Medium #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @salsalhair

An A-line bob will help you showcase the volume of your dark curls. It looks paradoxically dramatic and natural at the same time. And it's sometimes preferable to let your curly hair grow naturally and freely.

Styling Tip: Make sure you use a curl-taming spray to keep it under control and frizz-free.

Side-Parted A-Line Bob

A-line Messy Curly Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

A-line curly bobs are hot right now. This side-parted hairstyle with a crisp A-line and textured highlighted layers is perfect for ladies who want to look stylish and exciting. And the A-line's harshness is probably the nicest feature of this haircut.

Medium-Sized Bob Curls

A-line Curly Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @curllovemimi

Nothing can be more face-flattering than the curly A-line bob. The truth is, when the front tresses gradually become shorter to the back, they create a gorgeous and smart body that builds a balance based on the contrast. In this way, your face shape will be in good hands.

Short Curly Bob With Bangs

Short Curly Black Bob With Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

Your hair's curliness should never be a barrier to cutting or styling it as you wish. As you may have already noticed, curly hair and bangs perfectly complement each other, and you can get a lot of benefit out of your dark curly locks.

Permed Bob's Fringe

Short Curly Bob With Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

Gorgeous, bouncy curly afro-hair with bangs can look very fashionable. One of the ideal face shapes to wear a permed curly bob with fringe is an oval one.

LHS Editors’ Advice: Ask your hairdresser to make more layers with your hair. Thus you will get a great rounded hair shape and volume and be able to prevent your hair from getting flat on top.

Curly Bob With Fringe-Styled Locks

Short Messy Curly Bob With Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

Making a curly bob based on short, thick and airy curls will give it more volume and texture. Add shorter layers to your hair to help it defy gravity if you wish to wear it fuller.

LHS Editors’ Advice: You'll have a rounder face and your hair will fluff up if you take the weight off the hair tips and add highlights.

"Stand-On-End" Styled Bob Curls

Short Curly Bob With Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #layeredbob #shortbob
by @adrianocattide

When going for a fringe, remember that your curly bob cut, as well as the type of bangs, should match your facial features. So here’s a little tip about a cut that will suit any girl with its versatility: a short curly bob with bangs with a touch of asymmetry will do the trick for everyone.

Short Curly Bob With Baby Bangs

Short Curly Bob With Baby Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @salsalhair

It doesn’t matter what type of bob you sport and how you style it. The thing that really matters about curly bob hairstyles is proper care. For example, this contrastive bob with straight bangs is on point because of its regular moisturizing. If you skip it, your cut will turn into one of the odd curly bob wigs.

Reddish Bob + Short Baby Bangs

Short Curly Red Bob With Baby Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @rodrigovizu

Make a bold statement with your spiraling hair by choosing this red bob cut with baby bangs. Leave the layers lengthy and a little bit longer at the back. If you're a brunette looking to switch up your color scheme, choose a deep copper or cognac shade.

Side-Parted Bob With Crescent Bangs

Short Curly Bob With Blunt Baby Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles #shortbob
by @rodrigovizu

Сrescent bangs are going to be one of this year’s biggest hairstyles. In this haircut they have a delicate half-moon silhouette, falling gently across the forehead.

LHS Editors’ Advice: Ask your stylist for unequal layers at the part line of this bob, so that they balance your layered hair shape.

Asymmetrical Curly Bob With Baby Bangs

Asymmetrical Curly Bob With Baby Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #asymmetricalbob
by @rodrigovizu

Want your curly asymmetrical bob to stand out? It’s time to add some texture contrasts! Just like experimenting with hair designs, you can play around with your texture by leaving the shorter side straight or simply wearing a curly bob weave hairstyle and thus revealing your bold nature.

Messy Chin-Length Inverted Hairstyle

Messy Chin-Length Inverted Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

The inverted curly bob is here to break all the stereotypes about the structure of bob cuts: it can be as different as you want, forming a unique silhouette for you. And when this cutie is styled messily, no one can resist its fullness.

Messy Loose Bob Curls

Messy Chin-Length Inverted Bob Hairstyle #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

Nothing works better to tame "wild" and unkempt curls than a messy, layered haircut. Softly framing the face area, these dark curled locks cascade over the ears and lightly brush the forehead.

Two-Toned Messy Short Bob

Messy Chin-Length Inverted Hairstyle
by @curllovemimi

Compared to the classic all-over blonde bob cuts, two-toned ones provide more individuality with the color ideas like this. Note that red-pink hues are inappropriate for skin with a red undertone. However, you can wear the rainbow shade at the back and go bold blonde around the face by wearing a two-tone hairstyle like in the picture.

Well-Balanced Rounded Bob With Bangs

Well-Balanced Rounded Curly Bob With Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @salsalhair

Those who wonder how they can soften the angles of their pointed face shapes, don’t look any further than rounded bob with bangs. The diversity of possible silhouettes that short curly bob hairstyles can give to you are infinite, and this one seems to be the brightest beautifying example.

Rounded Bob With Long Curly Bangs

Well-Balanced Rounded Bob With Wavy Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @salsalhair

When you let your naturally curly hair grow at its own discretion, the twists and turns take on a life of their own as well! Even though it's hard to believe, these curly lob locks may still be brought back into a low ponytail or braid.

Perm-Curled Rounded Bob With Messy Bangs

Well-Balanced Rounded Bob With Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @curllovemimi

Be brave and aim for a neck-length layered bob cut with perm rather than settling for the same old boring hairstyle. Note that dark hair goes really well with short, disheveled bob cuts!

Styling Tip: If you want to highlight your eyes, wear your curly bob with choppy bangs.

Medium Bob With Wet Effect Bangs

Medium Bob With Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

Your bob doesn’t have to be super short to enhance the beauty of your texture; a medium curly bob is also a stunning option, especially for those who prefer more flexible hair lengths. With the help of bangs, your bob hairstyle will be provided with the enviable framing charm.

Voluminous Shaggy Bob

Medium Black Bob With Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @salsalhair

For a larger, more voluminous hairdo that suits almost everyone, try to tousle your curly bob cut. See how this dark chestnut hair accentuates the surface of the cut, giving it a lustrous, radiant texture that, in its turn, gives your curly locks a healthier look.

Side-Parted Shaggy Bob

Medium Curly Bob With Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @rodrigovizu

Each curly bob cut is different. To make this one look more flirtatious and “peek-a-boo” like, comb it over the longer side of your asymmetrical hairstyle.

Voluminous Stacked Bob Haircut

Voluminous Stacked Bob Haircut
by @casasilva

If you want your bob to make a statement, consider wearing a curly stacked bob, and the glamor of its layers will take over the world. This is a bob that is always full of volume (due to its various layers); it never has bad hair days. It points out that getting curly bob with weave isn’t necessary, as a real cut can give you a never-ending perfect look.

Messy Shoulder Length Curly Hair

Messy Shoulder Length Curly Hair
by @_simplynicki

Since your curls naturally lay in quite a messy manner, why don’t yield to it? Some coats of moisturizing mousse can add more effortless movement and shine to your hair, making the whole messy look more eye-catching.

Cute Retro Shaggy Curly Bob

Cute Retro Shaggy Curly Bob
by @casasilva

Now, set your mood for the inspiring comeback of the stylish 70’s! The fantastic shaggy cut, which is a curly bob haircut with lots of short and edgy layers will never go out of style. How can voluminous and sumptuous looks become outdated?

Charming Asymmetrical Curly Bob

Charming Asymmetrical Curly Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #asymmetricalbob
by @derickus

Curly asymmetric bob, where one side is slightly outweighed by the other, makes us take a fresh look at the familiar bob cut.

LHS Editors’ Advice: You can either ask your stylist to make one of the sides shorter or do side parting yourself; it’s all up to you. The point is to flaunt with such an asymmetrical bob curly hair nicely complements.

Middle-Parted Layered Bob

Middle-Parted Layered Bob
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Since layers help enhance the beauty of your enviable texture, why not make them big? Apart from intensifying their visual impact, you can also get yourself a fantastic framing touch from both sides.

Styling Tip: You can finish this look with bangs if you want to focus on its face-framing effect.

Medium Curly Bob With Red Highlights

Medium Curly Bob With Red Highlights #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts
by @curllovemimi

There’s nothing like bright fiery highlights kissing curly hair and making it even more dynamic than ever. Although curls never lack volume and movement, there’s no limit to perfection. When you are ready for an update, nothing will give a fresh take at your curls better than highlights. The good news is, recreating this idea won’t damage your curls, as your colorist will work with just a couple of sections.

Medium-Length Layered Naturally Curly Bob

Medium-Length Layered Naturally Curly Bob
by @salsalhair

When working with naturally curly locks, your hairstylist should cut your hair when it’s wet; only in this way, the layers will reveal their power, creating a lush and full silhouette with a natural shine. Layered bob haircuts for curly hair also look awesome on mid length hair: the pic above is the proof.

A-line Curly Bob With Undercut

A-line Curly Bob With Undercut
by @casasilva

Whether it’s an A-line or angled curly bob, none of them won’t leave you without a possibility of experiments. You can show off your personality by mixing different cuts: and an undercut is probably the best way. This pic sets no limits; any bob can be paired with the neatness of an undercut: from shoulder length curly angled bob to longer ideas.

Glamorous Extra-Long Curly Lob

Glamorous Long Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

Choose a hairstyle that best suits your facial shape to prevent your long natural hair from looking unattractive and shapeless. If your locks are straight, even the most dramatic layers wouldn't seem edgy with them. Let them provide your hairstyle more movement and feel organic instead.

Shaggy Voluminous Lob Curls

Glamorous Long Curly Bob
by @rodrigovizu

This super sexy and glam curly long bob is here to prove that there’s no a long bob curly hair can’t complement. Conversely, its longer versions look ten times more beautiful on curly texture. Don’t rush to maintain your short length. Let the long curls show their beauty.

Inverted Long Curly Bob

Inverted Long Curly Bob
by @caroldoscaracois

Long curly bob can also come in many variations, and curly inverted bob is one of the most requested ideas. Ladies love the wispy finish on their ends because it gives an adorable messy style which is perfect for any occasion.

Curly Long Bob With Bangs

Curly Long Bob With Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #layeredbob #longbob
by @salsalhair

This year messy hair s such a huge trend that it doesn`t seem to go anywhere in the nearest time. If you have curly hair and don`t know how to keep up with it, then don`t worry, we have an idea. Cut your hair into a long bob and add bangs. You will see how much volume will appear and how gorgeous you will look and, what is more importantly, feel.

Long Curly Bob With Straight Baby Bangs

Long Curly Bob With Baby Straight Bangs #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #layeredbob #longbob
by @j.r.quinn

Getting baby bangs is the key to drastically change your haircut, whatever it is, to a modern way. To make the contemporary look big and different, try playing around with contrasts.

LHS Editors’ Advice: Ask your stylist for soft, tapered bangs so that they have a straight texture. In this way, you will not only give a fresh take at most fringe haircuts but also add more character to your unique look.

Golden Shaggy Curls

Golden Shag Curly Bob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #curlyhairstyles
by @nubiarezo

How do you like this super defined and distinctively shaped curly shag? On dark hair colors, we can behold the depth of curly textures. And when it comes to curly blondes, their hair steals the show with its luscious and dynamic locks.

Blonde Loose Shaggy Curls

Golden Shag #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #longbob
by @loveallcurls

Of course, if it wasn’t for a shag, the look of this hairstyle wouldn’t appear this accentuated, so don’t forget about curling these shaggy layers when you’re about to stand out.

Auburn Lob Cut

Auburn Lob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #longbob
by @rodrigovizu

A curly lob is a perfect compromise between always-sticking out short curls and hard-to-manage long curls. Not only is this hair length very easy to maintain but it also allows for various styling. Medium-length curls look balanced compared to short curls and don’t get outweighed like long curls.

Asymmetrical Brown Lob

Asymmetrical Brown Lob #curlybob #haircuts #bobhaircuts #longbob
by @rodrigovizu

Though on curly hair the popular touch of asymmetry won’t be super visible, you will love the way your curls form a nice cascading shape. This haircut will appeal to those who love styling their hair to one side, as it enhances the outweighed side, making it even more dramatic. Plus, it adds tons of volume, which we can’t have too much.

Now you know how different and diverse your new bob can be. Since there’s an idea for every texture, every taste, and every length, don’t hesitate to make a step towards a new cut. Use the today's inspiration as examples and make one of these ideas real!

FAQ: Curly Bob

Is a curly bob cute?

A curly bob can be quite attractive, but an A-line cut adds enough edge to make your look more trendy rather than adorable. A mix of highlights will amp up the cool effect even more and give the haircut a more youthful look.

Do guys like curly bobs?

Some guys prefer curly-haired ladies, while others do not. Some men adore ladies with long hair, while others believe it is overrated. Nevertheless, chops, pixies, short crops and bobs are popular among some men, according to the latest US fashion surveys.

How do you maintain a messy bob?

Go for a bit unkempt, carefree texture in you want to style a messy bob in a way that is playful and not too prim. Keep the ends straight and make a few loose curls with a 1-1/2 inch curling iron to get the disheveled bob. After that, run your fingers through your hair to split the curls and make natural-looking waves.