Bobs are timeless in the world of women’s hair. The current hottest bob-related hair trend for women revolves around wavy bobs. Wavy hair is very ‘in’ right now, much to the delight of wavy-haired women everywhere. Waves are more forgiving than curls. They rejoice in their imperfection and creates hairstyles that look effortlessly trendy without making you look like you’re trying too hard to have perfect hair. Styling a wavy bob is generally pretty low-maintenance. It is especially quick and easy if your hair is naturally wavy, but you can definitely still pull off a wavy bob if your hair is naturally straight–it might just take a little bit more time to style in the morning.
In this post, you’ll find 10 examples of stylish, low-maintenance wavy bobs of various styles and colors. If you’re interested in getting your own locks cropped into a wavy bob the next time you visit the salon, check out these trendy wavy bob styles for inspiration.
1. Wavy A-Line Bob with Bright Blonde Balayage
Balayage is super flattering for wavy bobs. This trendy hair-coloring technique involves hand-painting multiple colors and shades onto the surface of your hair. Wavy layers help show off these shades and emphasize the multi-dimensionality of hair colored with balayage.
In this wavy A-line bob, blonde balayage blends together several shades of blonde–including sandy blonde bottom layers and white blonde ends–to add natural-looking warmth and dimension to this style.
2. Wavy Rosy Pink Bob
Pink is currently one of the trendiest hair colors. It’s gorgeous, feminine, fun, and flattering for a wide range of skin tones.
This wavy bob is bright pink all over with tousled-on-purpose style. In addition to its all-over pink coloring, it also includes ashy brunette sections in front and a brunette shadow root, which help this colorful bob look more natural.
3. Dark Auburn Wavy Bob
Keep things simple and classy with this wavy dark auburn bob.
This classic bob features all-over deep auburn coloring and is styled with neat waves for a smooth, sleek finish. Subtle, warm blonde highlights add a touch of brightness to this hairstyle to give it more warmth and dimension.
4. Wavy Shoulder-Length A-Line Bob with Warm Blonde Balayage
This A-line bob features warm blonde balayage that adds brightness and sunny warmth to your hair. It is the perfect wavy bob for summer.
The longest layers of this wavy angled bob fall just below your shoulders, letting you keep a good amount of length. You’ll still have the option to pull your hair back into a ponytail on lazy days with this lob.
5. Wavy Bob with Bronde Balayage
Stay in line with current top trends with this messy-on-purpose wavy bob that falls at a flattering length right in between your chin and shoulders.
The warm bronde balayage in this wavy bob looks totally natural. It is perfect for transitional seasons like spring and fall when you want to go a little lighter but aren’t ready to go all the way blonde yet.
6. Ultra-Colorful Wavy Bob
This one-of-a-kind wavy bob blends together sky blue, bright purple, and shades of cool gray in an unexpected color combination that is surprisingly easy to pull off in a stylish way.
Bright purple roots fade seamlessly into gray and then sky blue at the ends. Shorter sky blue sections of hair in front add a pop of color that frames and flatters your face. The wavy style of this bob help balance out its bright coloring for a streamlined finish.
7. Wavy Cool Blonde Bob
This cool blonde bob features neat waves and multi-dimensional color. It is a polished, versatile style that helps you feel put-together all the time.
To pull off a natural-looking short, wavy bob like this one when your hair is naturally straight, use a flat iron or thin curling rod to create loose wavy curls. Wait for the curls to cool, run your fingers through your hair to relax them, and then apply a small amount of hairspray to make them last.
8. Wavy Light Brown Bob
This natural light brown wavy bob is perfect for women who like to keep things simple with their hair but are looking to switch things up a little bit with their style.
Low-maintenance and unassuming yet stylish, this light brown wavy bob is long enough to tuck behind your ears for convenience. Its wavy ends add flattering volume to this cut without looking goofy or unnatural.
9. Wavy Auburn Bob with Bangs
This wavy auburn bob looks natural but is still very eye-catching. Its tousled-on-purpose style is easy to replace within minutes and keeps this hairstyle from falling flat.
Piece-y, texturized fringe in front adds more dimension to this wavy bob and help balance out its wavy style while framing your face and drawing attention to your best features.
10. Chin-Length Wavy Platinum Blonde Bob
Turn heads everywhere you go with an all-over platinum blonde bob with neat subtle waves that give it the perfect amount of volume and bounce.
This vintage-inspired hairstyle combines wavy hair with bright, platinum blonde coloring to create a style that invokes the glamour of the mid-20th century while maintaining its own unique modern flair.