These 27 Brunette Bob Hairstyles Are Persuading Me to Cut My Hair

Every few months, I get this urge to cut my hair and get a bob. I had a 1950s-inspired bouncy bob once, and let me tell you, it changed my life. And recently, I've been spending much of my time in a never-ending daydream of reminiscing and searching for bob hairstyles on dark hair.

What I adore about the bob is how understated it is while still looking like a simple cut. It still requires plenty of skill from the hairstylist to make it look so effortless, but it's generally a manageable style.

The reason why I'm inching closer to the crop is that with a few styling tweaks and techniques, you can pretty much have a different hairstyle every day when you get this cut.

From waves to hair clips and everything in between, keep scrolling for all the brunette bob hairstyle inspo you'll ever need.

A short, choppy fringe with a light wave is the definition of a laidback mood.

Tease roots to add some texture to straight strands.

Keep the focus on how healthy your hair looks post-cut with simple styling and plenty of shine.

Deep waves on a longer bob freshens up a classic centre parting.

Add some bounce to relaxed hair by focusing your volumising efforts on the ends. 

Peekaboo fringes are the perfect choice if you're nervous about going for a heavy fringe.

Hints of colour make this is a solid summer style.

A classic ear-grazing bob with blunt edges is the beauty equivalent to a crisp white shirt. 

Curly hair? This is proof that you can rock a short crop. 

Barely there waves are all you need to add some texture.

Give your bob a refresh by adding some highlights throughout.

Tight curls are such a good match for the staple half-up, half-down style.

Make like Emma Hoareau and go for a deep side-parting that's the perfect complement to some loose waves.

Brunette Bob Hairstyles: Curly haired bob

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Make those curls the main feature by going for the shoulder chop.

Use a micro-fringe to instantly transport you back in time. 

Put it in writing and let your accessories do all the talking for you.

A sleek blow-dry is the only thing standing between you and this bouncy 'do.

Never underestimate the power of a wispy fringe to frame the face.

If you want to switch things up, add a half-up, half-down bun to your hairstyle toolkit.

Middle parting + hair tucked behind the ears = infinite style points.

The definition of the word tousled right here, and we're all about it. 

There's a bottle of sea salt spray with your name on it. Consider it your partner in crime for replicating this look.

Whoever said "diamonds are a girl's best friend" clearly never met a jewelled hair clip.

If you want a sleeker finish, smooth your hair down at the top and flick the ends. 

Volume is the name of the game here with this triangular crop.

A centre-parting never looked so good. Get your hair cropped to one length and make a shine-boosting serum your homegirl.

Deep centre partings are a match for full natural hair. 

Next, the best styling products for curly hair.

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