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The bob was first created in 1909 by French hairstylist Antoine de Paris. The bob is not only fresh and fun, but it is very versatile as well. You can wear a super short stacked style, an asymmetrical version or even steal celeb Victoria “Posh” Beckham's posh bob. No matter what bob hairstyle you choose, the look is feminine and flattering on virtually anyone.
The Classic Bob
A classic bob has sharp lines and falls somewhere around your jawline. A good classic bob haircut requires very little styling – no more wrestling with your blow dryer and round brush – and a shine spray is all you need to complete the look. If you prefer Charlotte to Carrie on Sex and the City and you like to wear a pink polo and khaki’s instead of a short, strapless dress to a barbeque, the classic bob is a perfect fit for you.
The Stacked Bob
A stacked bob, also known as a graduated bob, is super stylish. The stacked bob has layers that inject volume and roundness into this short hairstyle. Just like the classic bob, a stacked bob doesn’t take a whole lot of effort to look chic. Go for the stacked bob if you devour the latest issue of your favorite fashion magazine faster than you can say "graduated bob hairstyle".
The Long Bob
The long bob is the cousin to a classic bob – it isn’t short, nor is it long – it is just right for those who are undecided. A long bob can be anything you want it to be – you can incorporate layers or leave it blunt if you want. A long bob is perfect for those who want short hair but are afraid to commit. Do you like short hair…or do you like long hair better? If this question leaves you hanging more often than not, a long bob is the solution you need.
The Asymmetrical Bob
An asymmetrical bob screams "confidence" from every asymmetrical angle. An asymmetrical bob is typically longer on one side but it can also be shorter in the back and gradually get longer as you reach the front of your hair. If you are oh-so-confident and sure of your trendy style then an asymmetrical bob is for you.