The bob hairstyle was made popular in the 1920s and has remained a
favourite ever since. It is a style
popular with celebrities and comes in all shapes and sizes. Here are
the 5 best bobs for a first date, whether you met through
eHarmony or at
work, from angled and wavy to chin-length, long and faux.
If you have thick hair, you might think a bob isnít for you. Thatís
where the angled bob comes in! It has long front sections that are
tapered back to cup the nape of the neck, creating movement and a
flattering shape to make your face look leaner.
Victoria Beckhamís version was nicknamed the pob (posh bob) and the
look has been seen on the likes of Katie Holmes and Keira Knightley too.
Some bobs take quite a bit of maintenance, but wavy is ideal for
those who donít want to spend hours styling their tresses. Itís perfect
if youíre looking for an easy version, so before a date all you need to
do is add mousse, scrunch and allow to dry naturally for a relaxed look.
Over the years, Charlize Theron, Kylie Minogue and Rihanna have all
rocked the wavy bob, which tends to be of uniform length from front to
back and can be parted on the side or in the middle.
When most people think of a bob, they picture the chin-length version
in their mind. This classic style sees hair cut at the jaw with a
slightly shorter back, often teamed with a fringe. There are several
variations as your hair grows out, giving you the option of an angled or
Sarah Harding has long been a fan of this style, as has Patricia
Arquette. She wore hers with a side-swept fringe that is particularly
flattering for round faces.
Long hair bob
long bob was big in 2011 and continues to be seen on countless
celebrities. Also known as the lob, it is a cut favoured by those whose
traditional chin-length bob has grown out. Hair length is typically just
above shoulders and it is worn straight.
Gwyneth Paltrow is one of many famous faces to have worn the style in
a middle parting. Jessica Simpson has also shown how the style works
with side-parted grown-out fringes.
If you fancy trying a bob but arenít certain youíre ready to go for
the chop, why not try a faux bob? This look is achieved by folding under
longer hair at the back and leaving the front shorter sections loose.
Itís an opportunity to see how your date reacts without any concern!
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