One of the most popular and trendy hair styles right now is the one length bob. This version of the bob does is not layered, stacked or has any asymmetry whatsoever. It is a blunt cut that is usually to the shoulders or bit above. If you are considering this cute hairstyle, the questions asked in this article will help you to make up your mind.
Does My Hair Lend Itself to a Variety of Styles? If your hair is naturally wavy, but can be easily curled or straightened, the one length bob is a great hair style choice. The simple cut looks equally well pin straight, loosely curled or a combination of both. After blow drying, use a flat iron or a wide barreled curling iron to achieve the desired look.
Do I Still Want the Option of Ponytails or Buns? Some gals simply couldn’t cut their hair too short because that would eliminate the option of a ponytail or a bun on a bad hair day, or one where beauty time is at a minimum. The wonderful aspect of the one length bob is that it is generally long enough to still tie back when desired.
Do I Love to Play with Hair Accessories? This hairstyle can be easily dressed up with a patterned headband or sparkly pins or barrettes. Par the hair in the middle or make a deep side part and pin it back with a cute barrette or clip. If a headband is more your style, simply wash and dry as normal and use a hot styling tool to give the hair a nicely defined look. Place a headband a few inches from the start of the forehead. Use a teasing comb to bump up the top a little. This is a great look for a holiday, a party or a night out on the town.
Do I Have Little Time to Fuss with Layers? The beauty of this hair style is it’s low maintenance quality. There are no layers to fuss with or define. A few passes with a large rounded brush while blow drying will make it smooth and sleek. A dollop of pomade can be used when it is perfectly dry to bring out the shine and keep it looking it’s best. If your hair is a bit thin or flat, styling mousse can be distributed through damp hair before drying. This will give it some body and fullness.
Do I Like to Change my Hairstyle Frequently? If you tend to get bored with your hair fairly often, the one length bob is made for you. A trim will be needed every four to six inches to maintain it’s style, but growing it out is a snap. If you decide that you want very long hair again, you won’t need to wait out this cut for years. Likewise, if you decide to go a bit shorter or are daring enough to go very short, a quick trip to the salon can transform your hair very easily. This style is one that does not require a major commitment which is very appealing to some women.