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For the Love of Lob: 20 Long-Bob Hairstyles to Inspire You

by Mary Kaleta | September 7, 2018
This natural-looking color and cut combination give the hair life and vibrancy.
This natural-looking color and cut combination give the hair life and vibrancy.

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@hairmeroar
This lob is complemented with gorgeous pink ends to give it a fun and flirty feel.
This lob is complemented with gorgeous pink ends to give it a fun and flirty feel.

Photo courtesy of

@melanniemillan
<p>This stunning color melt emphasizes the edgy cut created. The final result is a tropical sunset that leaves us in bliss. </p>

This stunning color melt emphasizes the edgy cut created. The final result is a tropical sunset that leaves us in bliss. 

Photo courtesy of

@stephanyvanstone
The simplicty created by this bluntly cut lob demonstrates the clean possiblities with this hair trend.
The simplicty created by this bluntly cut lob demonstrates the clean possiblities with this hair trend.

Photo courtesy of

@spoilers_salon
This particular platinum version of a lob reminds us of when Kim K rocked the trend earlier this summer.
This particular platinum version of a lob reminds us of when Kim K rocked the trend earlier this summer.

Photo courtesy of

@bmajikeshair
The waved out styling on this bob is a fun way to transition the hair cut from day to night seamlessly.
The waved out styling on this bob is a fun way to transition the hair cut from day to night seamlessly.

Photo courtesy of

@bernardibeauty
Talk about a power punch! We love this lava-colored lob and the way it catches the eye.
Talk about a power punch! We love this lava-colored lob and the way it catches the eye.

Photo courtesy of

@mannie_mak
This stunning copper color has us feeling just peachy. The blend of color and cut come together in a professional yet playful final result.
This stunning copper color has us feeling just peachy. The blend of color and cut come together in a professional yet playful final result.

Photo courtesy of

@sadiejcre8s
Who says you need long length to have bombshell volume? This elevated style proves that lobs can be full and sassy, too.
Who says you need long length to have bombshell volume? This elevated style proves that lobs can be full and sassy, too.

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@romeufelipe
<p>My oh my. What can we say about this stellar coconut lob other than it leaves us longing for summer and gives us major hair envy.</p>

My oh my. What can we say about this stellar coconut lob other than it leaves us longing for summer and gives us major hair envy.

Photo courtesy of

@kayluhskolors
Is it just us or is this style so yummy it reminds you of candy corns?  The beautiful transition of colors gives depth to the blunt cut.
Is it just us or is this style so yummy it reminds you of candy corns?  The beautiful transition of colors gives depth to the blunt cut.

Photo courtesy of

@monarchhairco
This lob is everything and more. The angled cut and seamless blend with face-framing highlights all come together to create a picturesque final result.
This lob is everything and more. The angled cut and seamless blend with face-framing highlights all come together to create a picturesque final result.

Photo courtesy of

@justhairobsession
<p>This style oozes professionalism with an edge. We love how much this screams modern-day girl boss.</p>

This style oozes professionalism with an edge. We love how much this screams modern-day girl boss.

Photo courtesy of

@haircreationsbytess
Hello, beautiful! This rainbow color effect on the roots melting downward surely turns heads.
Hello, beautiful! This rainbow color effect on the roots melting downward surely turns heads.

Photo courtesy of

@kristinacheeseman
This perfectly rounded lob creates a flattering shape to the face and brightens up the entire look.
This perfectly rounded lob creates a flattering shape to the face and brightens up the entire look.

Photo courtesy of

@hairbyalan
We can't get over this color and cut combo. The magenta hues blend with the orange and purple for a taffy look that's just oh-so-sweet.
We can't get over this color and cut combo. The magenta hues blend with the orange and purple for a taffy look that's just oh-so-sweet.

Photo courtesy of

@ericakeelen_hair_love
The way this lob has been blow dried in a rounded shape helps amplify the beautiful purple ends. It's a lob with tons of spunk.
The way this lob has been blow dried in a rounded shape helps amplify the beautiful purple ends. It's a lob with tons of spunk.

Photo courtesy of

@emilyboulinhair
Smooth operator! This platinum lob has every piece of hair in place to become a jaw-dropping stunner.
Smooth operator! This platinum lob has every piece of hair in place to become a jaw-dropping stunner.

Photo courtesy of

@dopehairstudiohb
<p>The girl next door but boosted a few notches. This sweet yet sassy lob is major hair goals. </p>

The girl next door but boosted a few notches. This sweet yet sassy lob is major hair goals. 

Photo courtesy of

@danielleemilie
The mother of all lobs. This collaboration went crazy on Instagram, and we can see why. The amazing color work combined with such a flattering shape gave many clients and stylists alike major hair envy.
The mother of all lobs. This collaboration went crazy on Instagram, and we can see why. The amazing color work combined with such a flattering shape gave many clients and stylists alike major hair envy.

Photo courtesy of

@anhcotran and @andrea_peterman_
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This natural-looking color and cut combination give the hair life and vibrancy.
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This natural-looking color and cut combination give the hair life and vibrancy.

Photo courtesy of

@hairmeroar
This lob is complemented with gorgeous pink ends to give it a fun and flirty feel.
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This lob is complemented with gorgeous pink ends to give it a fun and flirty feel.

Photo courtesy of

@melanniemillan
<p>This stunning color melt emphasizes the edgy cut created. The final result is a tropical sunset that leaves us in bliss. </p>
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This stunning color melt emphasizes the edgy cut created. The final result is a tropical sunset that leaves us in bliss. 


Photo courtesy of

@stephanyvanstone
The simplicty created by this bluntly cut lob demonstrates the clean possiblities with this hair trend.
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The simplicty created by this bluntly cut lob demonstrates the clean possiblities with this hair trend.

Photo courtesy of

@spoilers_salon
This particular platinum version of a lob reminds us of when Kim K rocked the trend earlier this summer.
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This particular platinum version of a lob reminds us of when Kim K rocked the trend earlier this summer.

Photo courtesy of

@bmajikeshair
The waved out styling on this bob is a fun way to transition the hair cut from day to night seamlessly.
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The waved out styling on this bob is a fun way to transition the hair cut from day to night seamlessly.

Photo courtesy of

@bernardibeauty
Talk about a power punch! We love this lava-colored lob and the way it catches the eye.
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Talk about a power punch! We love this lava-colored lob and the way it catches the eye.

Photo courtesy of

@mannie_mak
This stunning copper color has us feeling just peachy. The blend of color and cut come together in a professional yet playful final result.
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This stunning copper color has us feeling just peachy. The blend of color and cut come together in a professional yet playful final result.

Photo courtesy of

@sadiejcre8s
Who says you need long length to have bombshell volume? This elevated style proves that lobs can be full and sassy, too.
10/21
 
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Who says you need long length to have bombshell volume? This elevated style proves that lobs can be full and sassy, too.

Photo courtesy of

@romeufelipe
<p>My oh my. What can we say about this stellar coconut lob other than it leaves us longing for summer and gives us major hair envy.</p>
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My oh my. What can we say about this stellar coconut lob other than it leaves us longing for summer and gives us major hair envy.


Photo courtesy of

@kayluhskolors
Is it just us or is this style so yummy it reminds you of candy corns?  The beautiful transition of colors gives depth to the blunt cut.
12/21
 
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Is it just us or is this style so yummy it reminds you of candy corns?  The beautiful transition of colors gives depth to the blunt cut.

Photo courtesy of

@monarchhairco
This lob is everything and more. The angled cut and seamless blend with face-framing highlights all come together to create a picturesque final result.
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This lob is everything and more. The angled cut and seamless blend with face-framing highlights all come together to create a picturesque final result.

Photo courtesy of

@justhairobsession
<p>This style oozes professionalism with an edge. We love how much this screams modern-day girl boss.</p>
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This style oozes professionalism with an edge. We love how much this screams modern-day girl boss.


Photo courtesy of

@haircreationsbytess
Hello, beautiful! This rainbow color effect on the roots melting downward surely turns heads.
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Hello, beautiful! This rainbow color effect on the roots melting downward surely turns heads.

Photo courtesy of

@kristinacheeseman
This perfectly rounded lob creates a flattering shape to the face and brightens up the entire look.
16/21
 
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This perfectly rounded lob creates a flattering shape to the face and brightens up the entire look.

Photo courtesy of

@hairbyalan
We can't get over this color and cut combo. The magenta hues blend with the orange and purple for a taffy look that's just oh-so-sweet.
17/21
 
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We can't get over this color and cut combo. The magenta hues blend with the orange and purple for a taffy look that's just oh-so-sweet.

Photo courtesy of

@ericakeelen_hair_love
The way this lob has been blow dried in a rounded shape helps amplify the beautiful purple ends. It's a lob with tons of spunk.
18/21
 
Slider
The way this lob has been blow dried in a rounded shape helps amplify the beautiful purple ends. It's a lob with tons of spunk.

Photo courtesy of

@emilyboulinhair
Smooth operator! This platinum lob has every piece of hair in place to become a jaw-dropping stunner.
19/21
 
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Smooth operator! This platinum lob has every piece of hair in place to become a jaw-dropping stunner.

Photo courtesy of

@dopehairstudiohb
<p>The girl next door but boosted a few notches. This sweet yet sassy lob is major hair goals. </p>
20/21
 
Slider

The girl next door but boosted a few notches. This sweet yet sassy lob is major hair goals. 


Photo courtesy of

@danielleemilie
The mother of all lobs. This collaboration went crazy on Instagram, and we can see why. The amazing color work combined with such a flattering shape gave many clients and stylists alike major hair envy.
21/21
 
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The mother of all lobs. This collaboration went crazy on Instagram, and we can see why. The amazing color work combined with such a flattering shape gave many clients and stylists alike major hair envy.

Photo courtesy of

@anhcotran and @andrea_peterman_

Change is a good thing, especially when it comes to hair. Although clients often desire long, voluminous strands, there's something to be said about the freedom one feels after a dramatic chop in length. It makes sense then that the lob haircut (long + bob = lob) continues to gain popularity; clients who want a change from their long locks without losing too much length can find this style to be a match made in hair heaven.

We've put together a list of some of our favorite lobs from Instagram to inspire you. Check them out, and remember to tag #ModernSalon so we can see the styles you create on our page. Long live the lob!

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