20 Hot Long Bob Haircuts and Hair Color Ideas, part 1
The long bob (or lob) is the most popular and chicest haircut of 2015. Don’t believe it? Just check your Instagram. The style is definitely “the cut” of the year, and for good reason – it’s versatile, easy to maintain and style. The lob has the perfect length – it’s long enough to be pulled into a ponytail, a braid or a bun.
1. A-LINE LOB WITH BLONDE HIGHLIGHTS
The A-line lob is longer in the front, and shorter in the back. This cut is eternally fashionable, elegant and ideal for round faces. Don’t you just love everything about this look? We definitely do.
2. ASH BLONDE SOMBRÉ + BEACH WAVES
Sombre is the new ombre! So, what exactly is sombre, anyway? It’s a coloring technique similar to ombre, but much softer and blended (subtle + ombre = sombre). Are you digging this trend? We’re kinda loving it – bye bye ombré and hello sombré!
3. REDDISH BROWN ROOTS + BLONDE HIGHLIGHTS
To achieve these blonde highlights, your ends need to be toned and bleach washed. It sounds like a lot of job, but the end result is absolutely amazing and worth the effort. The combination of blonde and reddish brown hair color make this hairstyle perfect for fall.
4. CARAMEL HIGHLIGHTS + BIG BOUNCY CURLS
This haircut is easy to maintain and style. Caramel highlights are the perfect way to brighten up your dark brunette hair. They are so natural-looking, that you would almost swear the sun did them.
5. RED & LONG BLUNT BOB
This dark red hair with a copper balayage effect will give you power and sex appeal. Dull and boring bob styles are a big no no this season, so make sure yours has volume and texture. Start by applying a hair serum to the ends of your hair (never touch the roots). Next grab your favorite dry shampoo and lightly spray it around the crown. Create soft waves using a flat iron. Finish the look with some hair spray.
6. STRAIGHT BOB + BLONDE BALAYAGE
If you aren’t feeling the textured wavy lob trend, this hairstyle is for you. Blonde balayage mimics the effect of the sun and brightens your face. The top of the hair is left dark, while the bottom and locks around the face are much more lighter. The style is a great choice for brunettes who want to experiment with lighter hair colors.
7. BLONDE BOB
Some shades of blonde can look tacky and unnatural on dark skinned women. Therefore, it’s important to figure out the undertone of your skin tone before you opt for this drastic change. Go with strawberry or honey blonde shades, and strictly avoid platinum blonde. We love the way the front pieces are styled, you?
8. LIGHT PURPLE BOB
Have a bright and bubbly personality? Opt for this colorful style and stand out from the crowd. The style is perfect combination of timeless (bob) and modern (color) elegance. If you look closely, you can notice that the hairstyle features some light blue highlights, too. Stunning!
9. BLONDE OMBRÉ BOB
This cut and style offers lots of fullness and movement. The length is great if you want to still be able to style your hair in a ponytail. As you can see, ombré trend is still here which means you can opt for an extreme gradation without feeling unfashionable.
10. HIGHLIGHTS + LOWLIGHTS BOB
When you pair painted on highlights with lowlights, you get this effortlessly beautiful, natural-looking hairstyle. We think that the lighter highlights do a great job of accenting layers in this style. The look is suitable for all face shapes.
11. MESSY LONG BOB WITH BANGS
This cut and hair color makes for a perfect laid-back summer style. The hairstyle proves that bobs aren’t just for women with straight hair. Soft layers, curls, and ash blonde hair color will make your facial features pop.
12. A-LINE BLONDE SOMBRÉ BOB
Here’s another gorgeous look that includes sombré technique. Opt for it if you like the ombré effect but want something less dramatic. This style flatters most face shapes, just don’t go too light.
13. TEXTURED LOB + WARM TONES
This hair color looks dark and natural at the roots, while the bottom is light caramel colored with slight blending between. The look is an ideal choice for women seeking a low-maintenance hairstyle.
14. BROWN LOB + BLONDE HIGHLIGHTS
If you want to copycat this look, ask you colorist for a blonde foil or hand painted highlights around your face. Honey blonde, beige or caramel, are the best highlight colors for a brown hair color. Even just few small highlights around the face can take your look to a whole new level.
15. STRAIGHT A-LINE, BURGUNDY LOB
A surefire way to make your cut stand out? Dye your hair burgundy. Straight A-line lob looks like you just chopped your hair half an hour ago. That being said, this is one of those cuts that needs to be touched up every four weeks.
16. LONG BOB + BLONDE BALAYAGE
This cut and style is sure to amaze. Place the highlights at the bottom and around the face to give the hairstyle an unkempt and grown out look that’s trendy this season. The closer your stick to your natural hair color, the more sun-bleached and relaxed your hair will look.
17. STRAIGHT LOB
This lob is sharp, crisp and super versatile. There are no split ends or fancy layers – just a clean and shoulder-length cut. Straight lobs look good and elegant on anyone. The best part about this lob? It’s beautiful, timeless and easy to style.
18. BLONDE LOB WITH DARK ROOTS
This hairstyle is so breath-taking! It’s modern, young and will cut down your blow-drying and styling time. To replicate this voluminous style, curl pieces of hair with a 2″ curling iron, and then use a flat iron to straighten the ends.
19. SUN-KISSED LONG BOB
Dress up your lob with highlights and loose waves for an ultimate summer look. We predict that this hairstyle will be trendy for quite a while. If these ash blonde highlights are too light for you, opt for honey or caramel ones instead.
20. LOB + CARAMEL BLONDE OMBRÉ
Natural looking dye jobs are our favorite! Dark brown lob with a slow fade to caramel blonde will give you a few month break from your favorite hair salon. The style is perfect for all salon slackers out there.