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Choose the right bob length for you

Photographer: David Shankbone Photographer: David Shankbone

The bob is back in fashion and it seems as though everyone is getting in on the action. Having already been a style sensation in the 1920's and the and then again in the 60's, is the bob set to sweep away all before it and reign again in 2013?


First lady of hair Jennifer Aniston certainly thinks so as she posted a photo of her new shoulder length bob haircut alongside her long term hairdresser Chris McMillan on Instagram earlier this month.


And she is not alone with stars such as January Jones, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Natalie Portman and Lilly Collins all sporting shorter hair styles.


If you're tempted to overhaul your look and go shorter then there are plenty of images around in fashion magazines at the moment for you to use as inspiration with fabulous bobs from Hollywood A-listers, music stars and models from the catwalk fashion scene. The modern bob has been seen in wavy styles, super sleek and straight cuts, with subtle and drastic grades and even with ombre colouring. There's a beautiful bob hairstyle out there for everyone.


Find the bob to compliment your face shape

There are important considerations when choosing your ideal bob hairstyle. A short bob is perfect for women with a square face and strong jawbone, while longer layers work well for women with round features.


As a starting point to find your perfect bob cut take a look at some of these celebrity bob hairstyles.


Photographer - Glenn Francis Photographer - Glenn Francis


Selena Gomez wears a short bob with side parting. The sleek and straight strands are contrasted with a few loose and curled strands


Photographer - Georges Biard Photographer - Georges Biard

Penelope Cruz wears a long bob hairstyle down to the shoulders in a centre parting. The loose strands add softness to the appearance.

January Jones with mid length bob (image source) January Jones with mid length bob (image source)

January Jones wears a mid length bob with side parting and long textured layers.

Photographer: David Shankbone Photographer: David Shankbone

Cameron Diaz wears a short straight bob that she originally made famous in the movie There's Something About Mary.



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