If you find the heat unbearable, it may be time to swap out long tresses for a shorter ‘do. It may be difficult to part with your long locks especially if you have had them for years, besides cutting them off to beat the heat in Asia, you’ll be surprised at the numerous benefits of going short. Right off the bat your head will feel lighter without the heavy weight of your long longs. In addition, it will help to shave years off your face, how’s that for instant anti-aging? Read on to be inspired by the wide short hair options you can choose from.
#1 Soft layered bob with fringe
Add layers to your hair to achieve a soft layered bob. If you have long fringe, consider cutting it short to further frame your face.
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#2 One-length bob
If you are not a fan of the layered look, try this one-length bob for all hair types. It is a chic look has been seen on many celebrities both in Hollywood and Asia in recent years.
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#3 Long bob with straight fringe
Not a fan of hair trends? Here’s some good news; if Anna Wintour has worn this look throughout the span of her career, you know this look is a true classic.
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#4 The lob
For those that are afraid of going for the full chop, try this hairstyle otherwise know as the Lob. It is a cross between having long hair and a bob cut. The plus side of this hair cut is that you will be able to tie up your hair and grow out your hair in no time!
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#5 Soft bob with straight fringe
This soft bob is made by gentle layers in the hair. A good hairstylist will know how much to layer off your hair depending on your hair texture and thickness for a flattering hairstyle.
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#6 One-length bob with colour
For a unique touch, consider colouring your hair in two tones. Either have a lighter shade o the top half of your bob and another darker colour at the bottom or vice versa.
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#7 Layered long bob
This look focuses on the layers and the longer length of a classic bob.
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#8 Layered long bob
This style has been seen on Jessica Alba, Hailey Baldwin and even Cate Blanchett.
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#9 Soft, short bob
For those who are bold, try this bob hairstyle that shows off the slender nape of your neck. This is a great look for those who want to bring attention to their eyes.
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#10 Layered pixie cut
For a edgier look, try this layered pixie cut that will give you the effortless cool girl vibe.
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#11 Soft layered pixie
For a more feminine touch, try this soft layered pixie. Did you know that celebrities like Katy Perry, Michelle Williams and even our local celebrity Sheila Sim is a fan of this look?
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#12 Layer concave pixie
To give your hair more volume, try this layered concave pixie look which is shorter in the back and longer in front. This helps to keep the hair off your neck especially when it is especially hot in the months of June and July.
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#13 Soft bob with curls
This hairstyle is great for those with thinning, fine or limp hair as it will help to amp up the volume of your hair. The curls will also add a feminine and fun touch to your look.
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#14 Short bob with curls
Tighter curls will create a more voluminous look that can last longer than a short bob with looser curls. Before you subject your hair to the harsh curling chemicals, remember to care for your hair in these ways.
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#15 Long bob with curls
This hairstyle is a flattering one for all face shapes. The curls help to add volume on the crown of the head while the sides will help to accentuate your jaw line.
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#16 Curly lob
If you have naturally curly hair, lucky you. You won’t require a trip to the salon to curl your hair into tendrils. Simply add a texturizing spray or curl-enhancing product to emphasize your curls.
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#17 Dip-dye lob
If you love experimenting with different hair colours, this is a good look to try. Simpy dip-dye the ends of your hair and you can change up the colour as and when you like without needing to commit to a new head of colour.
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#18 Lob with baby bangs
The baby bangs in this look is what makes this look stand out from the crowd. Mila Kunis showed off her lob and baby bangs at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards to the surprise of her fans, and is proof that both short bangs and the lob can be combined to create a chic style statement.
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#19 Belayage lob
This is the hair look that keeps coming back on the red carpets and on the streets of the fashion capitals of the world. With a myriad of hair colours to choose from; ash brown, chestnut and more, this hairstyle is low-maintenance and a celeb fave.
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