Blunt symmetrical bobs are classic, but can sometimes seem too regular for women who crave an extra dose of style and glam throughout their everyday lives. An asymmetrical bob haircut gives an edgy vibe to the standard look, which you can further customize with curls and colors. Look through our top fifty looks below – they really suit any woman’s desire for self-expression.
To make an impact, asymmetry in bobs should be significant. If one side is practically the same as the other, it will be unnoticeable. The following are the best examples of present-day asymmetric bob cuts.
#1: Messy Bob with Money Piece
This shaggy asymmetrical bob looks super hot on dark hair, while the beige money piece attracts attention to facial features and adds glow to the face. The great news is that these awesome messy waves are a breeze to achieve with a flat iron.
#2: Asymmetrical Bob with Bangs
If you don’t mind having all eyes on you – here’s your way to go! This sophisticated asymmetrical bob haircut features a bunch of attention-grabbers: a sharp angle, choppy micro bangs, and, most importantly (and amazingly!), vibrant orange highlights, placed in an asymmetrical way, of course.
#3: Short Asymmetrical Bob
If you are craving something red-hot, this style is right up your alley. Red hair can be synonymous with the tough girl attitude, and this wavy bob focuses on a variety of reddish browns with a cool tone, ranging from dark brown to bright crimson.
#4: Medium Asymmetrical Bob with Highlights
Looking for something just slightly different but in line with your classic look? This uneven bob might be for you if you want to change up your hairstyle without going too dramatic. Enhanced with subtle caramel highlights, this particular style is perfectly asymmetrical and hits just below the chin on one side and at the jaw corner on the other.
#5: Fascinating Curly Bob
Black soft curls look truly mesmerizing when cut in asymmetrical bob. Elaborate layering helps to make this hair look voluminous and dynamic. If you aren’t blessed with natural curls, don’t worry – this dazzling hair texture can be achieved with sea salt spray.
#6: Sleek Style for Black Hair
This trendy haircut doesn’t deviate much from a classic bob although it offers an ultimate statement vibe. A deep side parting adds extra volume to the longer section, while the shorter strands dramatically feed into this perfect asymmetry when tucked behind the ear.
#7: Asymmetrical Bob with a Lavender Touch
Here’s one of those really simple but gorgeous asymmetrical bobs for medium-length hair. It’s hard to imagine a more beautiful straight bob. We love the choice of colors for highlights, the sleekness, and the perfect sharp angles of the cut.
#8: Simple Asymmetrical Cut
If you are just beginning to test out the waters of asymmetrical bob hairstyles, this is a perfect entry level style. It doesn’t feature dramatic difference in lengths and uses a deep side parting to balance the longer and the shorter sections. A perfect way to upgrade your usual bob without drastically changing the entire look.
#9: Vivid Asymmetrical Bob with Bangs
If you are currently sporting cute bangs and want to try an asymmetrical bob haircut, this is a great option, as it seamlessly blends the bangs into the overall style. Want your simple layered bob to turn heads? It’s a piece of cake with an unusual color solution, like this lovely blend of silver and ultramarine blue.
#10: Dramatic Asymmetry
This style is for a woman who truly commits to a look — nothing subtle about this asymmetrical bob haircut! Ranging from jaw-length on the right to shoulder-length on the left side, this style successfully combines a blunt bob and a classic lob in a single look.
#11: Wavy Asymmetrical Bob
Asymmetrical bob haircuts can be equally edgy and cute, and this is definitely the cute case. Soft waves, absence of sharp angles, natural parting, and naturally-looking ombre help achieve a cute, feminine look.
#12: Asymmetrical Bob with Undercut
A straight bob doesn’t have to be boring! Apart from bold colors and eye-catching asymmetry, there’s one more way to make bob haircuts look extremely edgy — an undercut. It goes a long way toward this sleek asymmetrical bob looking elegant and showy at the same time.
#13: Stacked Bob for Fine Hair
Looking for an asymmetrical cut to flatter your fine hair texture? Consider this asymmetrical bob with multiple layers that do an awesome job adding volume and motion to fine tresses. A quick tip: properly placed highlights can help you inject even more volume and depth into your fine hair.
#14: Yellow and Purple Bob
If you don’t mind daring colors, what about combining a few for a totally mind-blowing look? Contrasting yellow and purple are a great match for this edgy asymmetrical bob. Still, keep in mind that such bright colors call for proper maintenance, so don’t forget to consult your colorist about the best shampoo to keep your tresses bright for as long as possible, and, of course, take a flat iron tutorial.
#15: Dark Long Bob
This classic asymmetrical bob can be your best bet if you’re passionate about sleek styles. To keep it sleek and shiny, don’t forget to blow dry your hair and use some anti-frizz spray. You can also create awesome party looks by incorporating soft curls or messy waves.
#16: Asymmetrical Bob with a Fun Twist
This short asymmetrical bob wouldn’t be so eye-catching without that trendy color block. If you find ombre and highlights obsolete and crave something totally fresh, steal this idea. Shine hair spray and a bit of flat iron job will make this asymmetrical bob hairstyle look exceptionally glamorous and chic.
#17: Short Layered Bob
Sometimes the most uncomplicated hairdos are the best options. This style is perfect for a woman with a busy schedule who wants to look pulled together at all times. Loose waves and light layers ensure that this will look good even if you miss a trim appointment.
#18: Wavy Bob with Dark Roots
Ladies with thin hair should add layers within their asymmetric style to create fullness. This look also uses highlights with darker roots for dimension as well as spiral curls to amplify the volume.
#19: Low Maintenance Asymmetrical Bob
Long asymmetrical haircuts can be your best choice if you want to keep your hair long but add a little zest to your look. For perfectly straight tresses, blow dry your hair or use a flat iron.
#20: Cute Asymmetrical Bob
Asymmetrical bobs work wonders perfectly balancing square face shapes with the help of a visibly longer section. A deep side parting goes a long way toward enhancing this effect. On top of that, asymmetrical bobs are quite easy to style if you have straight tresses — a hair dryer and a round brush are your best friends!
#21: Super Short Asymmetrical Bob
This beautiful deep red color is complemented by the dramatic angle of the cut. The stacked bob offers low-maintenance upkeep: just add a bit of mousse for texture, comb your locks for that super sleek finish, and go!
#22: Wine-Red Waves
Asymmetrical bob haircuts can be truly versatile. You can keep your locks naturally straight or straighten them with a flat iron for a sleek and glossy finish, or embrace elegant loose curls or relaxed beach waves like these.
#23: Short Asymmetrical Bob for Straight Hair
A fun twist on a classic short bob — almost uniform all the way around, but with a touch of that rock-and-roll edge on one side. Not to mention, it looks really stunning on black hair.
#24: Perfectly Sleek Asymmetrical Bob
If you’re blessed with perfectly straight tresses and don’t mind experimenting with your hair length, you might want to try this strikingly asymmetrical bob. Although it looks so strict and daring, you can easily turn it into a cute hairstyle by tucking the shorter section behind the ear and adding a lovely accessory, for example, a flower.
#25: Fake Asymmetry
If you don’t want a style that’s permanently askew, an asymmetrical bob can be achieved on the base on an angled bob with a simple side sweep and tuck. By wearing one side forward and folding the other back behind the ear you’ll make a sultry — and temporary — asymmetric look.
#26: Pop of Color
Nothing grabs attention like strong contours and bold colors. This exciting fade enhances the flow of the cut with juicy hues of green. Without any doubt, a one-length shape with asymmetry in the front is the perfect base for intricate tonal designs, while the tightly cropped nape eliminates heaviness and maximizes the swing.
#27: Gorgeous Curls
While asymmetrical bob haircuts look even more lovelier with a sprinkle of matching highlights, curling iron can do wonders helping create amazing looks like this. This hairstyle looks especially feminine and is a great choice for special events.
#28: Layered Bob
Another example of how to liven up thin, lifeless strands using artful layers. This stacked cut creates volume without the usage of curls by simply adding short, spunky layers throughout the crown. It is a great daily look that will keep its shape with minimal maintenance; a worthy pick for a woman who is always on the run.
#29: Classic Chin-Length Bevel
In this image, the hair on the longer side falls below the jawline, grazing the collarbone, and naturally flips in. If you prefer an understated aesthetic, this variation is cute, timeless, and uneven in a flattering way. A panel of lighter color through the front piece draws attention to the elongated side and creates a bright frame for the face.
#30: Layered A-Line Cut
We love this slightly edgy cut, especially paired with the rich, dark brown hair color. Surface layers benefit thick strands, removing bulk. You can see how the deep side part works well with uneven lengths. If you have lots of straight hair, this is a perfect match.
#31: Wavy Side Parted Bob
The beautiful caramel highlights in this style accentuate the loose, natural waves. You can style this long asymmetrical bob using a little mousse and scrunching your locks or making very loose waves with a large-barrel curling iron.
#32: Sharp Choppy Bob
This short bob could be your ultimate low-maintenance chic style with its mussed-up bedhead look. The cut works perfectly for someone with wavy hair or even fine straight hair and requires almost no daily styling, making for easy upkeep. Falling asleep with wet hair and rolling out of bed has never looked so good.
#33: Beachy Bronze Clavicut
This collarbone dusting shape exudes easygoing confidence. Don’t you love beauty that feels casual? The balayage technique is used to seamlessly blend gradations of color. Loose sea-salt waves are fashioned with a curl-enhancing spray and a diffuser. The matte texture and irregular edges enhance the laid-back appeal.
#34: Sleek and Shiny Asymmetrical Bob
Show off your glistening strands with a gorgeous angled cut that will complement many different face shapes. As the back view shows, it is slightly shorter in the back to draw attention forward and subtly lengthen the face. It’s a worthy option for the workplace as it is not too over-the-top, but still chic and fashion-forward.
#35: Rooty Blonde Peekaboo
For girls with an eclectic sense of style, an uneven bob is an inspired selection. There’s an artistic quality to the unusual proportions that are just right if you’re looking for something perfectly imperfect. The flicked tips, and dramatic light-to-dark fade are bespoke touches.
#36: Asymmetrical Golden Girl
What could be lovelier than this long bob with warm blonde tones, loose curves, and tendrils of brightness? Get lift at the roots by flipping your hair to the opposite side of your usual part. Flip upside down and spritz in a workable spray to dishevel.
#37: Stacked Haircut for Thick Hair
Having your hair cut from long to short is a major commitment, but it is worth it, especially if your lengthy locks are weighing your face down. Face-framing layers better accentuate smaller face shapes and add structure to a previously uninspiring style.
#38: Fiery Red Angled Bob
This layered and angled cut makes the girl’s unique coloring more fun and funky. The artful angling of this attention-grabbing foxy red bob brings out the contrast of the darker roots and the brighter ends, creating depth and easy, playful, movement for a striking look.
#39: Classic Straight Black Bob
This bob is a blend of the two most popular bob lengths – chin length on one side and collar bone on the other. The asymmetric bob echoes the origins of the bob back in the ‘20s with its classic straight look and edges gently turned in to frame your face softly.
#40: Shoulder Length Ombre Bob
On the dark hair, hand-painted caramel pieces soften the sharp edge of this extremely long asymmetrical bob. Building more length as the shape progresses forward creates a swingy effect. This option is perfect for those who love the trend but don’t want to go too short.
#41: Cotton Candy Bob with Shaved Side
Inherently thick, healthy hair makes the ideal base for an asymmetrical bob haircut. Shocking pink is always done best when taken to the absolute extreme, as pictured here. The dramatically swept forward side bangs in combination with the buzzed side revealing the natural color of the model’s hair create a striking contrast.
#42: Asymmetrical Femme Fatale
Would you like to evoke a powerful female lead or a comic book heroine? Add sharp tips, a sleek surface, and an ebony hue to an asymmetric bob. Straightening with an iron refines the finish; a side split prevents severity. The result is seductive and powerful, sure to boost confidence.
#43: Pastel Lob with Waves
The wavy texture and pretty blush hue shown here create an ultra-feminine impression. A textured cut styled in messy undulations makes the most of fine and thin hair. To shape, use a curling wand or iron through the middle portion of the strand, then rake through with fingers.
#44: Wavy Side Swept Bob
Loose waves combed dramatically to one side give this bob a more modern look with the blond pieces highlighting their uneven choppiness. If you have similar looks as the girl in the photo (a low contrast between your skin tone and eyes), the exposed roots will prevent a washed out look with this style.
#45: Shaggy Uneven Bob
Romantic and feminine, this angled bob with its delicately tousled waves looks nice in all colors, but especially touching with some honeyed highlights pictured here. A deep side part adds a bit of mysterious flair, and the darker underlayer conveys depth and drama to these adorable beach waves.
#46: Bob with Swing Bang
We love the movement created by this flicked eye-grazing fringe. Girly touches include champagne ribbons of brightness, glossy shine, and blurred edges. With bangs and dimensional color, the feel of this cut is flirtier. Choppy ends minimize the strong geometry, while tucking one side creates a contrast to the overall fullness.
#47: Silver Sophisticate
The cool taupe, cloud gray and pewter tones shown here call to mind a stormy sky. Choosing a youthful yet sophisticated palette updates and enlivens the classic shape. It works especially well with blue eyes. The choppy layers customize, reduce heaviness, and add volume for the utmost versatility.
#48: Glossy Ebony Bob
Do you need a look that balances stylishness with professionalism? For working women, this is a classy and elegant go-to. Natural dark brown color shows off the clean contours and keeps it understated. Oiled and pressed strands give asymmetrical bob hairstyles a mirror-like finish.
#49: Edgy Shoulder Length Cut
With ombréed tips and a deep side part, this long asymmetrical bob redefines what you might consider a ‘bob.’ Longer than your average bob, this one in particular pushes the limits with its angles and the daring dyed tips. Note that it’s also a great option for black women with relaxed hair. If you are looking for something that’s just a touch dramatic, then this is the cut for you.
#50: Twist on the Inverted Bob
Go all the way through with this edgy color and cut combination, and you’ll be satisfied with the final result. Stacked at the back and angled forward into a chin-length chop, this daring look is topped off with a short straight fringe in a direct contrast to the wildness of the waves and angles. With an emphasis on natural, this look would be great on hair with almost any kind of texture from straight and lightly wavy to more curly.
Keep your look modern and fresh with an asymmetric bob hairstyle. With styles ranging from colorful and creative to simple and structured, there is a hairdo for any preference and taste. Make sure to try your favorite cut during your next hair appointment.