The lob–or long bob–is currently one of the trendiest haircuts for women of all ages. Lobs are simultaneously classy, elegant, ultra-trendy, and universally flattering for virtually any face shape. Plus, lobs are naturally low-maintenance and easy to style.
An asymmetrical lob puts a subtle edgy and modern twist on a classic lob. Asymmetrical lobs have lots of layers and are cut at an angle or have varying lengths on each side. Check out these ten asymmetrical lobs for inspiration on how to make the trendy asymmetrical lob work for your hair color, type, and style preferences.
1. Straight Chocolate Brown Asymmetrical Lob with Honey Blonde Highlights
This smooth, chocolate brown asymmetrical lob is perfect for natural brunettes. It falls to your shoulders on one side and is angled to be a few inches longer on the other side. Subtle honey blonde highlights and a slight wave in the front add flattering dimension to this lob.
Style this asymmetrical lob by using a flat iron to gently smooth fly-aways. Apply a spray or serum as a finishing touch to add shine and emphasize dimension.
2. Cropped Wavy Auburn Asymmetrical Lob with Balayage
This warm auburn lob features a deep side part with one side cropped just below your ears and the other side angled to fall an inch or two above your shoulders. Hand-painted, light honey blonde balayage adds dimension and modern style to this lob and prevents its longer side from looking too bulky.
Style this asymmetrical lob by using a flat iron or curling rod to create messy, tousled waves that curl away from your face. Finish up your care-free style by applying texturizing spray from roots to tips. Use your fingers to comb and scrunch your hair to relax your curls into perfect tousled waves.
3. Tousled Cropped Asymmetrical Lob
If you love the look of a pixie cut but don’t want to take the plunge to get a full-on pixie, try a cropped asymmetrical lob like the one in the picture above instead.
This asymmetrical lob is a short, super angled cut with piece-y ends and plenty of modern flair. Style this cut effortlessly by combing texturizing spray through your hair to add volume and smooth fly-aways.
4. Smooth White Blonde Asymmetrical Lob with Shadow Root
This smooth white blonde asymmetrical lob is the picture of class and elegance with a modern twist. It has lots of volume in the back with a straight cropped cut on one side and a sharp A-line angle that falls to your shoulders on the other side. A shadow root adds dimension to this style.
To style this cut, start with damp hair. Use a round brush and a blow dryer to achieve the effortlessly smooth finish in the picture above.
5. Straight Cool Blonde Asymmetrical Lob
This elegant blonde asymmetrical lob features subtle A-line angles on both sides. A slight side part adds dimension to this style.
Use a round brush and a blow dryer or a flat iron to smooth fly-aways and create the smooth, rounded style from the picture above. Add a flattering finishing touch to your look by applying a shine spray or serum.
6. Subtle Cool Blonde Asymmetrical Lob
Cool blonde like the gorgeous shade in the picture above is currently one of the trendiest hair colors. Pair a cool blonde shade with a shoulder-length, subtly asymmetrical lob to achieve maximum modern style with your next haircut.
To style this cut, use a flat iron or curling rod to create subtle, neat waves that are effortessly flattering and classy.
7. Blonde Asymmetrical Lob with Tousled Curls
This cropped asymmetrical lob falls just a few inches below your chin. It features a slight A-line angle on both sides and a deep side part for added dimension.
Style this haircut using a flat iron or curling rod to create loose curls. When you’re done curling, apply a liberal amount of texturizing spray from roots to ends. Comb your fingers through your hair and scrunch it to relax your curls for an effortlessly flattering, tousled finish.
8. Warm Blonde Asymmetrical Lob with Deep Side Part
This blonde asymmetrical lob with a deep side part combines smooth style with volume to help you achieve the perfect style that is both elegant and in line with modern trends.
Styling this lob is effortless. Depending on your hair type, you can just get up and go after running a comb through your hair. Or, if needed, use a smoothing serum and/or a flat iron to calm fly-aways and wayward ends.
9. Cropped Asymmetrical Lob with Shadow Root and Balayage
There’s a lot going on with this cropped asymmetrical lob, but it looks effortlessly flattering and trendy. It features one ultra-short, shaved side and one side that falls to your chin at an anglwe. A deep shadow root and cool blonde balayage add dimension to this style.
Use a flat iron or curling rod to create tousled waves in this short asymmetrical lob. Comb texturizing spray through your locks from roots to tips to relax your curls for a flattering, intentionally messy finish.
10. Tousled Brunette Asymmetrical Lob with Balayage
This asymmetrical lob features sharp A-line angles on both sides and a deep side part. Honey blonde balayage adds interest and dimension to this deep brown style.
Achieve the voluminous, tousled waves in this style with minimal time and effort by using a flat iron or curling rod to create relaxed curls only in the top layers of your hair.