By VNorth Published 04/07/2015 05:43:00 | Views: 5292
60 Trending, Sexy Bob Hairstyles For Black Women

It’s one of the most popular hairstyles out there for women of all hair types and ages and one that never goes out of style.  60 gorgeous bob hairstyles for black women. Make it work for you by finding the right length, angles, and bangs (or none at all).

#1: Highlights

This style is very easy to maintain and transform from a straight sleek look to beautiful loose waves or curls. Let’s see how she does it!



1. Part hair on preferred side.
2. After applying heat protectant, flat iron hair with slight curl on the end.
3. Use light finishing spray for hold.

Recommended Products:

Purchase DIA Richesse demi-permanent dye for rich and deep reflects, exceptional softness and ultra-shiny results.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style best suits oval face shapes and medium textured hair.


I’ve found the DIA Richesse product to be safe for chemically treated hair. It is not a natural hair dye, but it does not contain ammonia and it also covers up to 70% of gray hair.

#2: Two-Toned

If you want a protective style that is safe and easy-to-do, this classic bob weave will help you out for at least a month.

Two Toned Tony Bob Hairstyle

How to Style: 

1. Smooth hair into small ponytail or into beehive style and apply protective shield.
2. Once dried, glue hair into place.
3. Once hair is dried, comb hair down from middle of head.
2. Separate and curl bangs.
3. Slightly curl front half or hair away from face.
4. Use serum to add shine for the finishing touches.

Recommended Products:

Use Robert’s Diamond Bond as a gel base before you add glue to your hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

All face shapes are great for this style. This style is suited for all hair types that are short to medium lengths.


Before you glue the extensions to your hair, apply Robert’s Diamond Bond gel and let it dry. It provides complete hair and scalp protection from extension glue and if you’re afraid of letting the glue touch your hair, with this product it never will.

#:3 Timeless Beauty

This timeless bob style is for my seasoned gems who look for volume and grace in their hairdos .

Timeless Beauty Bob Hairstyles For Black Women

How to Style:

1. Part hair where desired. Comb hair down.
2. Apply clip-ins near middle for height.
3. Tease and flat iron hair.
4. Use light sheen and holding spray to keep the shape of hair.
5. Use light finishing spray for hold.

Recommended Products:

Use Sebastian Re-Shaper spray. It doesn’t leave a sticky feeling yet it helps keeps the desired shape, especially for the teased part of this style.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes along with medium, smooth hair best suit this style .


Sebastian has a fantastic line for hairsprays alone. Make sure you use the right one at the right time. Use the working spray while you are creating a style. Use the finishing spray and ultra hold sprays to set the look afterwards.

#:4 Patricia Passion

The ease of putting this wig on will get you out of the house in minutes while looking nothing short of fabulous!

Patrica Passion Striking Bob Cut with Fringe

How to Style:

1. Cornrow hair back into 8 braids.
2. Fit wig to head. Tighten elastic if possible.
3. Flat iron hair straight if needed.
4. Use hairspray for light hold.

Recommended Products:

Use one of 2014’s best ceramic flat irons for synthetic hair by YUNSUNG.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval face shapes along with smooth to natural hair textures at all lengths suit this style.


Go to to check out more product information on the flat iron I mentioned earlier.

#5: Natural Curls with Nina

Get a natural look at the perfect length you want in an instant with a fabulous wig, weave extensions or crochet braids.

Crazy Curly Cool Blond Bob Hairstyle

How to Style:

1. Braid hair into spiral.
2. Sew extension onto cornrows using needle and thread.
3. Cut into style.
4. Use serum to add shine for the finishing touches.

Recommended Products:

Use body wave extensions for a beautiful curl.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Any face shape can suit this style. Curly to wavy, medium length hair is recommended for this hairdo.

#6: So Smooth

This classy look will take you anywhere you want to go!

So Smooth Chin Grazing Bob Hairstyles

How to Style:

1. Section out bangs. Curl and sweep to the side.
2. Slightly curl hair at the front away from the face.
3. Flat iron the rest of hair down.
4. Use light sheen to seal the look.

Recommended Products:

Use Xpression brand hair from your local beauty supply store.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style suits all types of face shapes. This style works best on smooth, medium to long length hair.

#7: Natural Hair Does Care

Here we have a lovely natural curly bob, one of the easiest pieces to style.

Curly Hairstyle with Crochet Braids

How to Style:

1. Once hair is washed, add curl definer. (Do not dry hair.)
2. Part hair if desired using a wide tooth comb and use curl diffuser to blow dry hair.
3. Rub serum into palm of hands and crunch hair to add shine for the finishing touches.

Recommended Products:

Use Curl Maker to eliminate frizz, moisturize, and define curls.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style fits all face shapes. Natural, short to medium hair is recommended for the best results.

#8: Kelly’s Copper Craze

Since this bobbed hair cut has minimal layers for a more demure look the color really accentuates the shape of the cut for a very elegant feel.

Cinnamon Glamour Bob

How to Style:

1. Once hair is washed, apply heat protectant and blow dry hair.
2. Flat iron hair into style.
3. Use serum to add shine for the finishing touches.

Recommended Products:

Try Set It Straight by AG Hair Cosmetics. This argan lotion helps straighten and smooth the hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Any face shape can suit this style. Tightly curled hair to straight hair with medium length is recommended for this hairdo.


In addition to straightening lotion, using proper tension when blow drying the hair straight is the absolute key in getting silky results for every hair texture.

#9: Dare To Be Danica

The fashion forward bangs and the extreme asymmetrical bob extension cut is everything!

Asymmetrical Bob Hairstyle for Summer

How to Style:

1. Section out the top middle of the head.
2. Braid hair into 5-6 cane rows going around the head.
3. Sew the extensions to canerows.
4. Cut and style extensions.
5. Flat iron the middle portion and blend in with extension.
6. Use light finishing spray for hold.

Recommended Products:

Order afro extensions from Secret Extensions where, “nobody will know but everybody will notice.”

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Any face shape will suit this style. Medium to short length of any texture hair suits this style.


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#10: Fabulous Fridays

Get ready to step out for the weekend with this fresh style!

Fabulous Fridays Copper Bob Hairstyle For Black Women

How to Style:

1. Use ionic and ceramic 2 inch roller brush when blow drying hair.
2. Use curling iron to curl bang and flip hair according to the picture.
3. Use light finishing spray for hold.

Recommended Products:

Use Pureology Super Smooth for absolute shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Any face shape will suit this style. Medium to short length and any texture hair suits this style.


Pureology’s Super Smooth is great for color treated hair. Go to your nearest salon and check for this amazing product!


#11: Smooth Shoulder-Skimming Bob

Garcelle Beauvais stays loyal to a medium bob haircut that she refreshes every 3-4 weeks. Let’s see into the evolution of her bob, starting from this classy asymmetric version with layering through the front pieces. It’s Garcelle’s style from the 21st Annual Race to Erase Gala Event.

#12: Blunt One-Length Bob Without Bangs

Garcelle Beauvais angled bob

In almost a month for the world premiere of Disney’s “Maleficent” Garcelle Beauvais had her locks cropped a bit to achieve this perfect geometric shape with blunt edges. The added highlights brought in the desired spice into the look.


#13: Choppy Lob

By the beginning of September Garcelle’s tresses had grown out enough to graze her shoulders, and the actress upgraded her long bob with the choppy finish for the ends. The Instyle Hosts 20th Anniversary Party was graced by this lovely wavy lob from Garcelle Beauvais, who remained ravishing at her 47.


#14: Slightly Angled Symmetric Lob

As for the People Style Watch Denim Event that took place during the same month, Garcelle Beauvais was ready to show off this chic slightly angled bob that brought out the shine and strength of her gorgeous thick strands.


#15: Blunt Bob With Short Horizontal Bangs

Cutie Zendaya looked like a real princess at the Princess Grace Awards Gala. Zendaya’s graphic short bob accentuated her lovely facial features, drawing attention to her eyes, lips and the chin outline.


#16: Layered A-Line Bob

Angela Bassett’s exceptional bob looks ideal in wavy and slightly messy hairstyles. Razor layering lets achieve the effect of occasional streaks broken loose from her mane, which enhances the charm of this gorgeous A-line bob.


#17: Cropped Bob With Graded Ends & Side Bangs

We know that Estelle has been recently experimenting with bob crops, and we have to admit they quite flatter her face and style in whole. This particular bob is interesting with its textured ends and the way Estelle’s short side bangs blend with the cut outlines.


#18: Chopped Shattered Bob

The choppy ends of Jourdan Dunn’s haircut provide the chic A-line silhouette and fabulous texture to play with in different hairstyles. Besides the offered style, Jourdan can rock this bob sleek and glossy or in a “scrunched” way with shaggy ends.


#19: Classic A-Line Collarbone Bob

Sunetra Sarker’s bob features the best of classics – the ideal collarbone length and harmoniously angled front pieces. This bob looks more impressive when styled off-centered. Classic haircuts like Sunetra’s are a good base for sombre or highlights.


#20: Bob Cut For Adorable Curls

Nazanin Mandi’s perky curls have found their ideal length and haircut silhouette. Her curly black bob offers the beautiful rounded shape on one hand and fantastic bouncy texture on the other.


#21: Edgy Bob

Rita Ora’s passion for bob haircuts doesn’t let me exclude her out of my list, even though she’s not black. Each and every of Rita’s bobs is special and worth our attention. This one is layered and textured through the bangs and edges. Looks quite impressive in this color and texture, eh?


#22: Extra-Short Asymmetric Bob

Mary J. Blige sports the gorgeous short haircut that is actually a blend of pixie and bob. The asymmetry of Mary J’s haircut provides opportunities for the color and texture blocking, which makes the hairstyles on its base simply irresistible. This pretty ‘do is not an exception.


#23: Textured Bob With Razored Ends

Kat Graham loves long bobs, as they offer her an array of hairstyling options and the optimal length. This particular A-line bob features razored ends that, unquestionably, look the best in tousled and slightly wavy hairstyles like this one.


#24: Edgy Chin-Length Bob

Zoe Kravitz enjoys her cropped messy locks in asymmetric hairstyles which prove to be unhackneyed despite their classic silhouettes. Zoe’s edgy locks impress with the outstanding texture and a special negligent feel, especially when such a hairstyle is paired with minimalistic outfits.


#25: The Benefits Of Tapered Silhouettes

Tapered silhouettes convey bobs the rounded shape that often works the best with thick and coarse black hair. If you want a neat feminine look, like Regina Hall’s, ask your stylist for a tapered layered bob.


#26: A-Line Bob With Long Side Bangs

Meagan Good’s romantic hairstyle with large defined curls is done on the basis of a medium-length A-line bob cut with long swoopy bangs. It looks just awesome when styled off-centered.


#27: Shaggy Lob For Curly Hair

June Ambrose opts for the medium shoulder-skimming length and the silhouette that lets her reveal the volume and bounce of her lush chocolate curls. This shaggy lob looks pretty playful and nonchalant when styled in fluffy curls, but you can also create chic straight hairstyles on its base.


#28: Textured A-Line Lob

Cheryl Burke’s tresses are not as coarse and thick as black hair commonly is, so she can afford some volume-adding texture for her locks. Cheryl ‘s bob features medium layers around her face and awesome side bangs which work the best with a deep side parting.


#29: Symmetric Lob

This is the attendees photoshoot for the Tribeca Film Festival. DJ Kiss looks like a style icon. Her straight face-framing strands are absolutely in tune with the print of her skirt that is supported by the minimalistic black top and paired with leather bracelets.


#30: Mid-Length Bob With Face Framing

Viola Davis can boast of the statement bob with its own character and special flair. I love its A-line silhouette, flattering length and layering for the face-framing locks. These can be flirtily styled in flicks like in the photo.


#31: Classic Symmetric Bob

Despite her passion for ultra chic haircuts with asymmetry and undercuts, Jada Pinkett Smith can go once in a while for classic shapes and silhouettes. This beautiful symmetric bob delicately frames Jada’s face, accentuating its lovely features and ideal proportions.


#32: Shaggy Crop

Solange short bob haircut

Yes, we love Solange Knowels with her natural kinks, but this lovely bob crop is good for a change, as it demonstrates something completely different (in terms of texture) to what we are used to see on Solange.


#33: Asymmetric Bob With Uneven Length

Giuliana Rancic black bob haircut

Giuliana Rancic decides on the classy haircut with a special quirk – the uneven length that is achieved if her bob is styled with a side parting. No secret, asymmetric hairstyles often look more sophisticated than the symmetric ones, and Guiliana adopts this trick to her advantage.


#34: Lob With Blunt Cut Edges

Anika Noni Rose long bob haircut for black women

Anika Noni Rose goes for the simple one-length haircut that lets her demonstrate the beauty, health and thickness of her black locks. It looks fabulous even in simple free-flowing hairstyles like this one.


#35: Shoulder-Grazing Lob With Long Bangs

Uzo Aduba enjoys the silk and sleekness of her relaxed black locks in the shape of this gorgeous shoulder-grazing lob. The long peek-a-boo bangs complete her look and add it a sexy flair.


#36: Lob With Textured Ends

Chanel Iman long bob haircut for black women

Chanel Iman’s universal lob length works great in a wide array of hairstyles, both updos and downdos. The textured ends are its only chic twist, but the cut itself is fairly self-sufficient.


#37: Collarbone Bob With Layered Front Locks

We often peek at the first lady’s style in clothes and hairdos, deservedly considering her a style icon. The collarbone bob and its variations belong to Michelle Obama’s favorite hairstyles. This stylish ‘do is made on the basis of a bob cut with graded face-framing locks.


#38: Asymmetric Bob Crop

Sevyn Streeter fun bob crop will instantly make you the centre of everyone’s attention thanks to its lovely wispy texture and asymmetry of the cut. The same haircut also looks great on relaxed locks in case you want to create a chic graphic hairstyle.


#39: Layered Bob For Adorable Curls

Julissa Bermudez fantastic shaggy curls are achieved thanks to the layering of her bob haircut. The bangs and layers allow showing off the lovely disconnected locks with edgy tips. Being teased with highlights, this hairstyle acquires even more charm and irresistible appeal.


#40: Bob With Angled Layers

Kat Graham’s lob stands out from our list thanks to the stunning texture of thick tousled locks. The ends of Kate’s long bob are textured and paired with sharply angled layers that are incorporated throughout her jet black locks.


#41: Tapered Bob With Swoopy Bangs

La La Anthony’s stylish bob with the length at the nape features swoopy bangs and a tapered silhouette with volume on the crown. The interesting coloristic solution with deep dark roots fading into the caramel towards the tips brings this statement short style to the next level.


#42: Choppy Lob For Thick Locks

Sevyn Streeter long bob haircut

Sevyn Streeter’s long bob with a choppy finish effortlessly creates the nonchalant spontaneous look with light waves. They work perfectly in casual asymmetric hairstyles but can be rocked for a special occasion if styled with a shine enhancer.


#43: Chin-Length Bob With Long Side-Swept Bangs

Anthonique Smith bob haircut

Antonique Smith decides on the flaxen blonde bob, and we fully approve her choice. Look how miraculously this hue sets off Antonique’s eyes. As for the haircut, it’s a basic chin-length bob, framed with side bangs.


#44: Medium A-Line Both With Asymmetry

Miss Mykie bob haircut for black women

Miss Mykie looks so very charming, rocking this lovely bob with asymmetry. The elongated left side of her haircut blends with the side bangs to place an emphasis on the vertical lines, predominant in this cut and extremely flattering for round and square faces.


#45: Long Bob In Fluffy Curls

Keri Hilson black bob haircut

Keri Hilson’s tousled touchable curls have turned many heads at the “Think Like A Man Too” premiere. If you fancy duplicating the style, be sure to take care of the basic haircut. A long bob will do just fine.


#46: Chin-Length A-Line Bob With Long Side Bangs

Samantha Figgins bob haircut for black women

Samantha Figgins aptly sets off her skin tone with this dashing caramel bob. Its A-line silhouette maintained by the long side-swept bangs looks especially chic in asymmetric hairstyles, when one side is tucked behind the ear.


#47: Mid-Length Bob With Textured Ends

Viola Davis bob haircut for black women
We have already seen a chic bob haircut from Viola Davis, and now we can assess all its amenities in the way of styling. It takes a simple shoulder-skimming bob with textured ends as a base to get these luxurious bouncy curls.

#48: Cropped Bob With Thick Blunt Cut Bangs

Maad Moiselle black bob haircut

MAAD*MOISELLE’s cropped blunt cut bob features horizontal lines and accurate edges. When styled flicked-in, it acquires a charming vintage flair, especially when paired with red lips.


#49: Layered Lob With Thick Bangs Across The Forehead

Naomi Campbell long bob haircut with bangs

Naomi Campbell often sports flawlessly straight polished bobs, varying only the length and finishes for the edges. This time it’s all about the gorgeous long angled layers for the face-framing tresses and blunt bangs across the forehead.


#50: Graduated Lob

Tyra Banks layered bob haircut

Tyra Banks is rocking the ideally sleek lob that demonstrates the perfection of her long haircut. Tyra’s locks are centre-parted and graduated in long angled layers at front. Her freely-hanging tresses are long enough to reach the shoulders but not to lie on them.


#51: Pure Silk

black sleek bob

Here is a beautiful one-length bob haircut where hair is flowing down like pure silk fabric. Perfect regular lines, length and satin texture are the focal points of this style.


#52: It’s All About Bangs

african american bob haircut
Asymmetrical bobs are a favorite theme of many celebrities, because they are fun, cute and noticeable, like this simple haircut where side bangs are featuring the longest hair length.

#53: Long Bob Adding The Sparkle To Your Eyes

long bob for black women

Don’t ever forget that a haircut is a frame for your face, and it should be ideal for its shape. This long bob is not only superb in its shape, it brightens her complexion and especially the eyes.


#54: Awesome Sew-In Bob

black sew in bob

I believe it looks very natural and you can wear it temporarily if you do not want to cut, relax and dye your natural hair. Anyway, its fluent lines and edgy contours are excellent ideas to borrow for real cuts as well.


#55: Glamorous Diva

bob for african american women

Yes, this short bob looks fantastic, but it suits the most only oval faces.


#56: Creamy Asymmetrical Bob

best afro american bob haircuts

This is a very showy modern version of a bob haircut: one side reaches the chin point and the other touches your collarbone. Long bangs can be styled straight or curled and flipped impressively like here.


#57: Elongating Bob

black layered bob

Rihanna has tested all possible bob variations. This one is elongating her face, maybe a bit too much even for her beautiful features, drawing attention to her pointed chin.


#58: Polished Feathering

short bobs for black women

Here is another sleek bob that additionally incorporates a special fine-feathered texture and longer asymmetrical tresses.


#59: Gorgeous Waves

short black curly bob
An asymmetric bob doesn’t lose its charm even when it’s curly. On the contrary, it makes you look more romantic, tender and approachable.

#60: Stunning Inverted Bob

short bob for black women

An inverted bob, featuring grades at the back and accentuating your beautiful neckline, works awesome for slim ladies with thick hair. If it’s also complemented with a successfully chosen hair hue, the effect will be breathtaking.

By VNorth 04/07/2015 05:43:00

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