Shoulder-Length Layered Bob Hairstyles for Fine, Thin Hair


Knowing your hair texture is the first step to ensuring that any hairstyle you choose will always look hot. For all of you ladies that have fine, thin hair, you may think that your hair is too delicate to allow much experimenting or to allow trendy styles, but you would be wrong. In fact, one of the most stylish haircuts around was practically made for your thin texture, and that is the bob. Bobs look best when they are light and you can clearly see the precision cut.

About Fine, Thin Hair

When you have hair that is fine/thin, you have to work harder to create and maintain texture. This often requires using more products and other styling tools than normal, so you want to be careful not to overdo it and cause damage. While it's perfectly fine to experiment with rocking curls and other textured styles every once and a while, hairstyles that celebrate your natural texture are best for daily wear. Any style that has a precision cut, severe angles and plentiful layers is ideal because these elements showcase the movement of fine/thin hair.

Long Bob

The long bob is a less severe version of its shorter counterparts. It's for the girls that want to flirt with a short hairstyle but aren't ready to fully commit quite yet. A long bob should ideally fall at the bottom of the neck, lightly dusting your decolletage area. This length also does wonders to open up your neckline and draw the eye downward to the front angle of the haircut. Add personalization to your long bob by having fun with the placement of your part and deciding whether or not to include bangs.

Wavy Bob

Think romantic and beachy, and you have the right idea for what the wavy bob is all about. This style is a great way to introduce subtle texture to your fine/thin hair without overdoing it. A shoulder-length wavy bob should be the same length as the long bob, the only difference being the presence of texture. To create your waves, you could opt to use a curling iron and implement curls all over before finger-combing to style. You could also twist your damp locks, allow them to set overnight, and finger-comb in the morning to your desire. Regardless of the method, your waves should be light, airy and soft to the touch.

Curly Bob

This shoulder-length bob style is the next step up on the texture ladder for any lady with fine or thin hair. Opting to wear your hair curly is an instant way to make it look thicker, and curls can certainly be applied to a long bob as well. Whether you wear small and tight curls, medium-size ringlets or those massively oversize ones that require only a few curls to dominate, a curly bob is a dramatic style for spicing up your fine/thin tresses in a flash.

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