Asymmetrical Bob Hairstyles

by Shine My Crown Staff
Alias: Angled Bob, A-Line Bob, Uneven Bob, Diagonal Bob, Graduated Bob, Stacked Bob, Inverted Bob


What is an asymmetrical bob?
An asymmetrical bob is a stylish and edgy haircut characterized by uneven lengths, with one side shorter than the other. It adds a unique and modern twist to the classic bob hairstyle.

Who can rock an asymmetrical bob?
The beauty of an asymmetrical bob is that it suits a wide range of face shapes and hair textures. Whether you have straight, wavy, or curly hair, and whether your face is round, square, or oval, an asymmetrical bob can be customized to flatter your features.

How do I choose the right length for my asymmetrical bob?
The length of your asymmetrical bob will depend on your personal style and preferences. You can opt for a subtle asymmetry with a slight difference in length, or go for a more dramatic contrast with one side significantly shorter than the other. Consult with a professional hairstylist to determine the best length for your desired look.

What styling options are available for an asymmetrical bob?
An asymmetrical bob offers various styling possibilities. You can wear it straight and sleek, add soft waves for a romantic vibe, or go for a textured and tousled look. Experiment with different styling techniques, such as using a flat iron, curling wand, or texturizing products, to achieve your desired effect.


The asymmetrical bob gained popularity in the 1920s and 1930s during the era of the flapper girls. This daring and unconventional hairstyle challenged the traditional norms of beauty at the time. It resurfaced in the fashion industry in the 1980s and has remained a fashionable choice ever since, beloved by trendsetters and fashion-forward individuals.

Products Needed:

  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Towel or microfiber hair wrap
  • Styling products (such as heat protectant, mousse, or texturizing spray)
  • Blow dryer
  • Flat iron or curling wand (depending on desired style)
  • Hairspray or hair finishing product


Step 1: Wash and Prep

  • Start by washing your hair with a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner that suits your hair type.
  • Gently towel dry or wrap your hair in a microfiber hair wrap to remove excess moisture.

Step 2: Apply Styling Products

  • Apply any desired styling products, such as heat protectant, mousse for volume, or texturizing spray for added texture.
  • Distribute the products evenly through your hair, focusing on the roots and ends.

Step 3: Blow Dry

  • Use a blow dryer with a nozzle attachment to dry your hair while directing the airflow downward for a smooth finish.
  • Use a round brush to create volume at the roots and guide the hair in the desired direction.

Step 4: Create Asymmetrical Shape

  • Determine the desired length for each side of the bob and section off the hair accordingly.
  • Start cutting one side of the bob, using either scissors or a razor, to achieve the desired length and asymmetry.
  • Repeat the process on the other side, making sure to maintain the desired contrast in lengths.

Step 5: Style

  • Depending on your preferred style, use a flat iron to straighten your hair or a curling wand to add soft waves or curls.
  • Section off the hair as needed and style each section individually, paying attention to the asymmetrical shape.
  • Apply hairspray or a hair finishing product to set the style and provide hold and shine.

Step 6: Final Touches

  • Once you have achieved your desired look, make any additional adjustments or refinements to the asymmetrical shape.
  • Use a mirror to check the balance and symmetry of the bob from different angles.
  • Enjoy your fabulous asymmetrical bob and embrace its unique and trendy flair!

Remember, if you’re unsure about cutting or styling your hair yourself, it’s always a good idea to consult with a professional hairstylist who can guide you and tailor the asymmetrical bob to your specific hair type and face shape. Have fun rocking your asymmetrical bob with confidence and flair!

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