Start by shedding off a few inches with a lob, then take it from there. There are endless options for every texture—so much freedom lies in short hair! Don't worry, these styles don't require tons of upkeep. If you're not the biggest hair person, there are shake-it-and-go options for you. To get you inspired to make the chop—and to help you figure out what to do with your hair once you've gone short, I've hand-picked 50+ totally gorgeous, varied celebrity looks that will act as your spiritual hair guide. You're going to want to save these to your mood board.
Try cutting a classic lob into a super-sharp, asymmetrical, angular shape for added dimension. Playing up the style with barrettes makes this look even more your own.
Chances are, your eyes are fixated on the allure of Kravitz's ravishing red lipstick. But her face-framing pixie cut, which complements her features so well, also plays its part with choppy layers subdued with an inky-black hair color for peak chicness.
Gerber looks all grown up with the bob she debuted summer 2019. The supermodel has stuck to the chin-length cut for a while. Her slightly off-centered part and flippy ends matches her effortless appeal.
Actress Destiny looks incredible no matter the style, but this glossy-textured bob, made piece-y with a few perfectly placed stray hairs and wispy ends, is one our favorites.
Turner looked nearly unrecognizable to Team MC's eyes at the 2019 Billboards Awards with her bright blonde lob. Take a flat-iron and add soft bends wherever you want more body to lift an otherwise flat lob with more volume.
The Politician actress Deutch told Marie Claire in an interview that this slicked-back, flipped bob is her favorite red carpet beauty look. We must agree.
Allow Queen & Slim breakout actress Turner-Smith to take your breath away. In case you needed further confirmation, this constructive cut shows that natural curls can be worn in endless ways.
This might be a hard ask, but I never want Blanchard to grow out her again. Short hair is made for the actress. If you don't feel like fussing with your hair at all, try this back-swept style to let your makeup steal the show.
Feast your eyes on Robbie at the 86th Academy Awards, which should have featured a "Best Lob of the Night" award. This bright blonde, blunt cut lob accentuates her neckline so beautifully.
This fall called for a bobbed-up Bella. Although everyone was saying this style is very KKW, this sultry dark chocolate shade and chin-grazing cut looked incredible on the supermodel. Another takeaway: your part doesn't have to be perfect. Let it go!
Kim Kardashian West
The cool-girl code: wear a bone-straight bob, cut asymmetrically, with hater blocker shades inside for extra points. Leave it to KKW to make us all want to go out and buy more hairspray.
Benson's been known to move on from hairstyles quick, but one thing she's kept consistent the past year is a short cut. Team MC has kept up with her ever-changing hair in 2019, but these golden mermaid waves reign supreme. Case in point: figuring out the shade that complements your skin tone the most should be a priority.
Long hair Shayk is no longer, and the dramatic change to a sleek, angular bob is for the better. TBH, when you have a breathtaking bone structure like this do you even need hair to begin with?!?
Warm shades of caramel peeking through is the reason Gomez's graduated bob doesn't look juvenile curled under. You can revive and modernize this '90s style with color.
What sets Rose's salt and pepper pixie a part from the rest is her shaved sides. Sure, it's badass, but you're a badass too.
Erivo showcases the most tried-and-true way to jazz up a buzzcut: color (but make it fun). The gradient effect of this platinum shade is eye-catching in the best way.
Kunis' deep side part stylizes this cut so easily by adding structure. If you're sick of a straight-edge lob, get a little risqué with a shorter cut on one side.
OWN's Love Is actress Weaver is giving us '90s Halle Berry vibes with close-cut curls. The answer is no, this pixie style will never get old.
There's nothing much more minimalist than a sleek, center-parted, blunt cut bob. Ronan is proof that this classic cut is peak elegance.
Some extra styling, like a half bun à la Gossip Girl's Meester, takes the guesswork out of how to make a look your own. Plus, it'll show off your hair color if you also have ombré dip-dyed ends.
Lovato's layered all the way up, which breathes life into an otherwise shapeless lob. The motto: the piece-ier, the messier, the better.
Pose star MJ Rodriguez makes me want to add a bunch of spiral curls to my chin-length bob because a little extra drama changes up the whole lewk.
A slightly asymmetrical bob like Lipa's will do nothing but accentuate your gorgeous jawline and give you more room to dress up your bare neckline with whatever you see fit.
Can we talk about Knightly's next-level texture thanks to this eye-sweeping bang moment? A lewk.
These defined curls look so gorgeous on Goddrie, and will look so goregous on you. You can always depend on tight ringlets for added dimension.