If you have had the same hairstyle for many years and you’re keen to revamp your look then why not consider trying out a bob haircut? The bob is a very versatile, chic and elegant look. The bob can be played with in various ways; you can flick out the tips, wear it with loose curls or even clip it up on one side. The bob is a hairstyle which is suitable for almost anyone.

But before you visit your local hairdressers, it is worth finding out which style of bob best suits your face shape. You can gain some inspiration by browsing through some hairstyles online before you login to CheekyBingo, or you could flick through a few of your fashion magazines. The trick with a bob hairstyle is to ensure the cut flatters your face shape by complimenting your best features.

Long Faces

If you have a long or thin face, then you can create the look of a fuller face by opting for a chin-length bob. In addition, you should avoid getting styles which are too long or short because these extremes can make the face look lengthier.

Round Faces

If you already have a lovely round face but would like it to appear slimmer then a slightly longer bob will best suit your shape. A bob which just touches your shoulders is probably the best length for you because this will help minimize the width of your face, making you appear slimmer. Avoid centre partings and fringes because you’ll find that they widen the appearance of your face. Your face shape would also suit an a-line bob or even an inverted bob.

Angular Faces

If your face shape is slightly square or triangular then you might want to soften your look by trying out a textured bob which curls in around the chin. When blow-drying your hair, use a round brush and pull it upwards from the roots to create plenty of volume. The rounder and more voluminous your style is, the softer your features will appear.

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