How to Dress Up a Short Stacked-Bob Haircut

Elizabeth Banks adds waves to dress up her short bobbed 'do.

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Stacked-bob haircuts are tres versatile. They can be the perfect wash-and-go style for your casual days out running errands or meeting up with friends for brunch. Or, they can be dressed up for night out on the town. And the best part: unlike long-haired ladies, you can dress up your hairstyle in 20 minutes or less. So, embrace your do for weddings, benefits and all your upscale events by adding a little wave and some sparkle.


Clip the top of your hair up with a hair clip to expose the bottom of your hair.


Wrap pieces of your hair, about an inch thick, around the barrel of a curling iron to create a soft wave.


Let down the top half of your hair and repeat the wave-wrap technique you did on the bottom half. Take a look in the mirror. You should have soft, glamazon waves all throughout your head. Touch up any spots you might have missed. You're not done yet.


Spritz your hair with a shine spray.


Insert a decorative pin or hair comb in the hair just above one of your ears on one side. Use the pretty accessory to pull your hair back and pin up that section of hair. You have one side of your pretty face exposed, as well as whatever bling earrings you're wearing.

Things You'll Need


1.Hair clip

3.Shine spray

2.1/2-inch-barrel curling iron

4.Decorative hair comb or hair pin


Tips & Tricks


Sometimes all you need is a pretty headband or ribbon to add to your coiff. Leave your hair flat and part it on the side. Put your headband on top and you'll be all set for your night out.


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