The lob, or long bob, has been a trending haircut for so long that it has pretty much reached classic status at this point. Women love the lob for its low maintenance and chic appearance. But when it comes to bridal styles, the lob often gets left behind. Many brides run to hair extensions or restricting updos out of a lack of hairspiration. Ladies, your lob doesn’t have to look lame on your big day. Adding a bit of texture to your tresses is a simple way to break up the monotony of a long bobbed hair cut. Here are a few tools, products and tips to get you started.
- Prep Begin by prepping the hair with a salt spray. Mist Kevin Murphy’s Hair Resort Spray, $27, throughout the hair evenly. You can let the product naturally dry into the hair while your makeup is in progress or you can roughly dry it in with a dryer.
- Style Use a curling iron to give your cut some contrasting bends. The Big Wave by Corioliss, $150.oo, is the perfect tool for the girl that doesn’t want to see any Shirley Temple-eque curls in her coif. Use the tool on wide horizontal panels of your hair starting at the nape of the neck. Go fast for very soft waves, slow for a more sculpted look.
Shake out or finger comb through your waves and finish with a texture spray to create even more separation and pieciness. The Un.Done Texture spray from amika, $24, is one of the best on the market.
Don’t let the world tell you that that bobs are boring. Try these tools and products to give your cut a brand new life!
Photography: Hadriel Gonzalez
Hair: Andrita Renee
Makeup: Maria Ortega
Wardrobe provided by Luxxe Hut
Andrita Renee is a New York City based creative with over five years experience working in the upper echelon of fashion as an editorial hair stylist and writer.