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Faux Bob

Create our Faux Bob in six easy steps!

If you have long hair, this is a great way to give yourself a short ‘do’ without having to commit to a haircut.  It also makes for a fun alternative to a hair-up and with different hair accessories, or none, you can create a myriad of feels to this look to suit any occasion.

Products needed:

This look is easier to work with if you have a slight wave in your hair, so get the tongs out and curl from the mid lengths down, if need be.  From there you will need…

  •  Large Barrel Tong (if your hair needs more wave)
  •  Bristle Brush
  • Bobby Pins
  • Tease Comb
  • Medium or Strong Hairspray

Steps to your faux bob…



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Step 1. Complete steps through 1-4 of Look #1 (unless you have naturally wavy hair or want a smoother looking bob) then section off your ‘longer’ side.

Step 2 & 3. Brush remaining hair to achieve a smooth, tidy ponytail, and place your hair tie near the end of your hair length.

Step 4-5. Fold the ponytail under and roll hair up to sit just above your shoulders and secure with bobby pins.

Step 6-8. Coming back to the front, remove the sectioning clip and fluff up hair ends with a pronged comb to create fullness and texture, mist with hairspray, roll hair under loosely and pin.


Use the position of your finger tips, that hold your hair in place, as your guide for where to secure your bobby pins.


Hair & Makeup: Lisa Matson / Model: Billie (Red Eleven Models) / Photography: Mike Rooke