The 10 Best Lob Haircuts of All Time

All hail the lob! Arguably the most versatile style we’ve seen in years, this cut works on every hair type and texture—which explains why so many celebrities love the flattering 'do. Here, our top ten favorite iterations.

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emma stone lob
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Not sure where to start? A shoulder-grazing lob with side-swept bangs is flattering on all face shapes.

hailey baldwin lob
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Fine-haired ladies: Go an inch or two shorter and add some beachy texture to create an overall thicker appearance.

laverne cox lob
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Girls with curls: Long layers throughout will give your hair some texture and movement.

yara shahidi lob
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Want to make more of a statement? Blunt ends that are all one length bring back '90s supermodel vibes (and give you maximum volume).

priyanka chopra lob
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One of the things we love most about the lob is that it grows out effortlessly, as seen on Priyanka here.

dakota johnson lob
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Curtain bangs and an ombré lob...aka the last few years’ worth of hair trends rolled into one style.

alexa chung lob
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Fact: Every woman, at some point in her life, brought a photo of Alexa Chung to show her stylist. (This editor has—twice.)

constance wu lob
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Constance wears her lob with a sleek finish and the ends curled under.

emilia clarke lob
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Whereas Emilia rocks textured waves and an '80s swoop in the front (a smart move when growing out those aforementioned curtain bangs).

mindy kaling lob
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Mindy’s shoulder-grazing cut is ever so slightly asymmetrical and paired with a side part to soften her face shape.

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