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Updated on December 14, 2022
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Who can think of anything more iconic in the beauty realm than Marilyn Monroe’s classic blonde bob? Whether she was seductively serenading the president or singing about how diamonds are a girl’s best friend, she always managed to look stunning. Today, this short blonde cut is still a sexy option for women looking to turn heads for all of the right reasons. Check out the best blonde bob hairstyles below.

1. Messy Blonde Bob with Blunt Ends

Middle Part Dirty Blonde Bob

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Messy hairstyles are super trendy right now, and when you add in blonde hair color, you will love the final result. You will enjoy this stylish everyday look as it suits every occasion; plus, it is easy to style and maintain.

2. Short Layered Bob with Full Bangs

This bob is layered yet sleek and features full feathered bangs in the front. If you like to be different, this is an unusual new take on the classic bob hairstyle. Pair it with a statement blonde color to make even more of a statement.

3. Side Part Bob with Highlights

A traditional bob looks great with dark hair, but it looks even better with a few bright blonde highlights. Ask your colorist to place lighter shades towards your face and blend the highlights throughout the rest of the hair to complete the look.

Messy Bob with Blonde Balayage Highlights

Instagram / @nikcabralm

4. Neck-Length Bob with Framing Highlights

Show off the shape of your cool lob cut with well-blended face-framing streaks. The short style enables you to use the power of trendy blonde highlights to draw attention to your face. Here, the bright blonde hair immediately directs you to the wearer’s eyes.

Natural Blonde Bob with Thin Framing Streaks

Instagram / @eunicekimhair

5. Blonde Bob with Lagoon Blue Locks

How gorgeous does this cool blonde hair color look when paired with lagoon blue block highlights? Vibrant and full of glow, this magnificent bob hairstyle will sure get you noticed. Complement your look with matching make-up to draw even more attention.

Short Pick a Boo Block Color Bob

Instagram / @john.n1115

6. Tousled Beach Babe Lob

Dirty blonde locks and relaxed waves give this lob an effortless feel. Steer away from heavy layers to show off the thickness of your hair but go for shaggy highlighted ends to get a bright modern look. Keep your waves tousled to convey that beach babe charm.

Tousled Long Blond Bob with Dark Roots

Instagram / @romeufelipe

7. Blonde Lob with Long Curtain Mangs

For those who want a flowing hairstyle, a bob can sound too rigid. However, a haircut with long curtain bangs can let you easily achieve that flowy blown-out look and even experiment with hair parting. The key here is a symmetrical cut with a few long layers in the front.

Long Platinum Blonde Bob with Curtain Bangs

Instagram / @salsalhair

8. Short Honey Blonde Bob with Layers

If you wear traditional short bob hairstyles for a longer time, it is easy to get bored. A few layers to the top and dimensional highlights can immediately refresh the cut. Spritz your hair with a little hairspray or apply mousse to define the layers.

Short Honey Blonde Bob with Subtle Platinum Highlights

Instagram / @hairbyallybarone

9. Gorgeous Medium Length Look

If you want a longer cut with a nice texture and silhouette, try a medium-length style with front layers, like in the photo. Heavy layers and dark roots will help the look maintain its shape and lovely appearance as it’s growing out.

10. Butter Blonde Bob with a Fringe

Spice up a short blonde bob with straight eyebrow-skimming bangs for a cute girly look. The chin-length cut creates a sweet frame to the face and the wispy fringe draws attention to facial features, such as eyes and cheekbones.

11. Cute Bottleneck Bob

Classic short bobs can be updated with stunning hair color. White blonde makes a statement for every hairstyle, but it looks especially cool on short hair. A few hidden layers will help create that perfect curve at the ends. Complement this haircut with bottleneck bangs to emphasize the beauty of your face.

Platinum Blonde Short Bob with Bottleneck Bangs

Instagram / @hairbyelvisp

12. Chin-Length Bob with Curls

Blonde hair is so much fun because it shows off waves and curls better than any other hue. If you want a hairstyle that is heavenly both to wear and admire, try adding some sweet ringlets to your ‘do.

13. Inverted Platinum Bob

Bob is a great cut option for those with fine hair because it keeps its own shape. If you’ve always kept your thin hair long, take a trip to the other side and discover how beautiful you’ll feel with this short blonde bob.

14. Shaggy Short Bob with Dark Roots

A short and shaggy cut always has a sort of “girl next door” appeal, but this one also looks ultra-feminine and seriously flattering! To make the hairdo less casual, add blonde highlights to help you carry this style from the boardroom to the bar without missing a beat.

Shaggy Bob with Bangs and Platinum Blonde Highlights

Instagram / @salsalhair

15. Medium Wavy Hair with Blonde Balayage

Partial balayage is a nice way to get into the blonde team while ensuring the color sessions are not frequent. Pull off the style full of perfect, loose spirals by using a small barrel curling iron on shoulder-length hair.

Long Bob with Modern Blonde Ombre

Instagram / @nikcabral

16. Ultra Short Platinum Blonde Bob

This is an easy yet effective bob cut that can suit a formal event but will look equally good at a dive bar. The best part is that by trimming your hair shorter, you can maintain bleached hair in its best condition.

17. White Blonde Blunt Lob with Bangs

This gorgeous blunt bob is ideal for showing off great healthy hair. The style features thick hair and heavy bangs that start far back on the head. The white blonde color lightens the look and gives it a fantastic glow to stun everyone around!

White Blonde Bob Hairstyle with Bangs

Instagram / @mo_safi_

18. Cool Rosy Wavy Bob

Here is a style that manages to be sweet and sassy at the same time. The wavy texture seems to be perfect for a carefree vacation with your significant other or your favorite group of girls, while the pink blonde shade makes it more eye-catching. This style also uses strawberry blonde streaks in the front to emphasize complexion.

Rosy Blonde Bob Hairstyle Idea

Instagram / @jhair_stylist

19. Wavy Peach Blonde Lob

A simple curl or wave is a quick and easy way to breathe life into flat hair, a common side effect of fine texture. The locks have been curled mid-shaft for a cute relaxed texture, enhanced by a soft peach blonde hue with subtle blonde highlights.

Long Bob with Peach Blonde Color

Instagram / @hairbyjeena

20. Shaggy Bob with Loose Waves

Naturally textured hair is always alluring, and sometimes it’s best to just go with the flow when it comes to your everyday look. Instead of rocking a platinum dye, try a more low-key option with dimensional highlights that will grow out nicely.

Angled Wavy Blonde Bob with Shadow Roots

Instagram / @eastonhair

21. Blonde Textured Bob Haircut

This simple yet stylish haircut looks gorgeous! The straight ends show off the defined shape of the cut, whereas the mid-shaft waves add volume and messy texture. This is a good option for thin-haired girls who are ready to cut their hair short.

Middle Part Blonde Bob for Thin Hair

Instagram / @hairbyallybarone

22. Caramel Blonde Bob for Black Hair Base

Girls with natural black hair don’t have to bleach it completely for a lighter look. This caramel blonde bob features dark roots with a blonde body of hair. The darker shade of blonde matches deep skin tones perfectly. You can also use this style if you’re growing out your natural hair color.

Dark Blonde Balayage Bob for Black Girls

Instagram / @kellybeestyles

23. Voluminous Peachy Lob with Bangs

With this fluffy peachy lob, your hair will look absolutely stunning! Use this styling technique to add body to flat hair and make your mane look fuller. The shaggy curls make the lob much less defined and severe than the average straight-cut bob.

Strawberry Blonde Bob with Front Bangs

Instagram / @savviestyles

24. Ash Blonde Lob with Waves

Adding waves to the lob with ash balayage can make a huge difference to the overall effect of the hairstyle. The subtle kink here adds a new dimension to the hair. It’s also really easy to do at home – all you need is a curling tong or a straightener.

Gray and Ash Blonde Bob Hairstyle

Instagram / @ellevangestelhair

25. Angled Wavy Lob for Round Face

Soft and feminine, this hairstyle looks amazing with bleached blonde tresses. Remember that such dramatic brown to blonde lightening will take several sessions. The more gradual the transition, the more beautiful and healthy result you will get in the end.

26. Wavy Caramel Lob

Bob length is great for naturally wavy and curly hair, as it means the texture is not weighted down and stretched. Go with darker blonde shades to be more gentle with your hair type and remember to follow the right wavy hair routine to ensure your ringlets hold all day long.

27. Angled Straight Blonde Bob

This poker straight blonde lob is so neat that it looks almost futuristic. A simple cut and a sophisticated color make a refined look. Coordinate the cut and the color with your skin tone and face shape to find your best bet.

28. Curly Hair with Blonde Balayage

Layered bob is one of the most popular hairstyles for curly hair – and that doesn’t surprise us! Looks pretty cool! With blonde highlights and a side parting, the hair seems very dimensional and gets a great shape.

29. Blonde Shaggy Bob Hairstyle

This cute bob is great for girls who want to add some volume to their hair. Start with a classic shaggy bob haircut, then add loose curls from your bangs to the back of your hair. Highlight your hair with yellow tones to give your locks extra dimension.

Short Shaggy Bob with Chunky Blonde Highlights

Instagram / @pinkdagger

30. Wavy Lob with Sweeping Bangs

If you want a face-framing cut with personality, a lob with side bangs is the perfect way to go. The long feathered locks create a neat shape around the face, whereas the sweeping fringe makes the look more youthful. This style is universally flattering as it suits all face shapes.

31. Inverted Bob for Thin Hair

Curls are not the only way to achieve volume as demonstrated by this bouncy bob. Take advantage of an angled style that uses short layers to create volume in the back and sleek long layers in the front to frame the face without overpowering it.

angled blonde bob

Instagram / @modernsalon

32. Trendy Angled Haircut

Inspired by the angled cuts of celebrities like Victoria Beckham, super straight bob with clearly defined angles is a great style when you’re looking to make a statement. From the runway to the office hallway, this is one ‘do that’s sure to grab attention.

33. Stacked White Blonde Bob

A stacked bob is so popular that sometimes it can become too expected in some circles. This style is perfect for women who are already sporting a layered blonde bob hairstyle and are growing weary of it. Get your layers feathered in the back to provide texture, while keeping the sections in the front straight and angled. It’s a simple change that breathes new life into your look.

short layered blonde bob hairstyle

Instagram / @modernsalon

34. Striking Angled Platinum Lob

A steep angle can make blonde bob haircuts both eye-catching and sophisticated. The extreme difference in length between the back and front is a great statement piece. Be warned, this style looks best on straight hair!

Asymmetrical Long Angled Bob

Instagram / @rafaelbertolucci1

35. Curly Highlighted Bob

Here’s yet another style that shows bobs don’t have to be straight! This style is surprisingly easy to style too, just leave the bottom layer natural. If you have relatively straight hair, then add a handful of curls to the top layer, using a curling wand.

Wavy Blonde Balayage Bob

Instagram / @hellobalayage

36. Blonde Bob with Side Bangs

Smaller faces can sometimes get overwhelmed with too much hair in the face, which is why this style is so wonderful. The side bang offers a flirty touch, and the shorter length and shaggy layers keep the look light and fun.

37. Voluminous Stacked Cut

Thicker hair textures can still take advantage of a layered bob style — actually it is recommended. The layered cut keeps the fullness in the back without bringing the heaviness to the front around the face. The two-tone color with a light strawberry blonde on the bottom creates the right depth and keeps the look from seeming too overwhelming.

38. Asymmetry Enhanced by Color

Ask your salon stylist to keep a generous section of hair longer than the rest of your bob, and then define it with a color of your choice to really show it off. Any hue will do, as blonde hair pairs well with practically any shade.

39. Curly Angled Bob

Ladies with very thick hair have the benefit of being able to pull off an angled curly bob. This blonde lob features cute dimensional curls of the perfect length and a cool silhouette of a steeply angled bob, slightly softened thanks to the texture.

Wavy Blonde Lob

Instagram / @constancerobbins

40. Classic Bob with a Modern Twist

A classic bob is made more beautiful with longer sides. Modernizing the traditional bob haircut is perfect for those who want a different look but are feeling a little gun shy. This cut doesn’t involve a huge risk, but it is also capable of doing cool things like bringing volume to thin, lifeless locks.

blonde angled bob for thin hair

Instagram / @rafaelbertolucci1

Trends may come and go, but it is clear that blonde bob is one classic look that will never go out of style. Pick the cut that flatters your face shape and think of your own most beautiful blonde shade to achieve a truly individual style.

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