Messy hairstyles are everywhere! But, a simple messy look is just not enough. You need to have the perfect messy look. If you have long hair, it might seem like an unachievable goal. Why not go for a messy bob cut? It is low maintenance, looks chic and edgy, and is easy to style.
How to style a messy bob?
Here are a few pointers to consider when styling your bob to messy perfection.
- When styling your bob, add some texture to your hair with the help of gel or mousse. This will help you get the messy look you are aiming for.
- Waves and curls will make your bob look fuller, thicker, and more voluminous.
- Get your bob cut in layers to accentuate the messy vibe.
- When creating a pouf, don’t neaten it out. Just spritz some hairspray on it to lock in the messy pouf.
Now, let’s check out some trendy messy bob hairstyles!
Rosie Huntington Whiteley is beautiful! This shaggy bob accentuates her beauty even more. Do note the blonde highlights that are accentuating the shaggy layers. Part your hair on one side with a slight lift to add more volume.
Messy Teased Bob
Kat Dennings slays with this messy bob. Her curls have been backcombed to add more volume. When recreating this look, don’t forget to comb the top of your hair to neaten it a tad.
Brown To Blonde Ombre
If you have brown hair, a great way to jazz things up is to go blonde. Consider a lovely blonde ombre. Keep your roots brown and lighten the color to blonde as you reach the tips. The middle parting helps accentuate your jawline.
Deep Brown Ombre
A deep brown ombre is just what you need this autumn. It will blend in well with the earthy theme of fall. I love how the very ends are slightly lighter. This is a great way to spice up your brunette hair.
Fluffy Messy Bob
Does your hair get fluffy when it is humid? This fluffy messy bob is a brilliant way to use it to your advantage. The sharp side-swept bangs go perfectly with this shoulder-length bob.
Sculpted Messy Bob
If you love planning things to a T, this hairstyle is for you. Sculpt your hair into curves on one side with the help of a round brush and a blow dryer. Pin back your bangs on the same side. The dark roots help in framing your face. They also give your hair a thicker appearance.
Windswept Crimped Curls
This crimped bob looks stunning. You can achieve this look with the help of a straightening iron and some mousse. Wrap your hair around the straightener to give it the crimped curl look. Tousle your hair with your hands to give it that windswept and naturally messy look.ce.
Messy Layered Bob
This look can best be described as a beautiful mess. This bob with a messy texture brings out Dianna’s eyes beautifully. The dark roots make her hair look fuller at the top. The thinned-out ends enhance the volume further.
Faux Sidecut Messy Bob
If you have a bob cut, one edgy way to style it is with a faux sidecut. You can either weave one side in thin braids or simply pin it up to achieve a faux sidecut look. Leave the rest of your bob messy and loose.
Short Red Wavy Bob
Did you know that Emma Stone is a natural blonde? It’s true! But red hair suits her better, and even Emma loves it! By styling her hair wavy, she adds texture and volume to it. I love the short layers at the front of this angled bob. Very stylish!
Messy Wavy Lob
Rosamund Pike looks like an angel with this messy lob. If your bob is growing out, leave it be! Style it in some subtle waves and let the compliments flood in.