50 Messy Bob Hairstyles for Your Trendy Casual Looks

Messy bob hairstyles are trendy, versatile and very cute! You don’t need much to sport a messy bob hairstyle, whether you choose to have a solid color or highlights, it always looks good no matter the situation. To prove this last sentence, here is our selection of the best messy bob hairstyles for your trendy casual looks:

Shaggy medium length bob:

Edgy messy bob


This hairstyle looks good and is nicely complimented by the warm tone of hair color. It’s messy yet looks awesome!

Choppy balayage bob with bangs:

messy brunette bob with copper balayage


The balayage makes this look even trendier. The bangs help to frame the face giving you an overall healthier and younger look.

Peachy hair with side bangs:

long messy rounded bob with bangs


This awesome and professionally cut hairstyle is enhanced by this lovely peach color. The side bang gives it an effortless yet classy looking feel.

Tousled angled bronde lob:

Tousled Angled Bronde Lob


As if the hairstyle itself wasn’t stylish enough, this look is complimented by the tousled layers. If you can’t choose between blonde and brunette, be both and choose bronde!

Flipped and shaggy cut:

layered bob for thick hair


The effect on the ends here gives this look a lively feel. The bangs help make the face younger and the cheeks fuller.

Shoulder grazing choppy cinnamon brown bob:

Shoulder-Grazing Choppy Cinnamon Brown Bob

This timeless look is enhanced here with the beautiful cinnamon brown color. This is definitely the work of a pro, we can tell!

Disconnected blonde bob with platinum highlights:

Disconnected Blonde Bob with Platinum Highlights

The timeless blonde bob hairstyle is made even more special here thanks to the platinum highlights. The disconnected effect gives the hair a thicker and fuller appearance.

Blunt chin length cut:

blonde chin-length blunt bob

The timeless blonde bob haircut shouldn’t always be associated with older women, and the proof is the photo above. A slightly shorter look with an edgy and younger appearance.

Messy lob with lightened ends:

long messy brown bob with balayage

This is a subtle ombre effect if you don’t want to highlight your hair all the way. Who said short hair couldn’t get ombre? It looks just as nice (if not nicer) than longer hair.

Razored Brunette Balayage Bob:

brunette choppy bob with chocolate balayage

The balayage gives this hairstyle more depth and identity, whereas the razored effect makes the timeless bob haircut an edgier look.

Dark chocolate waves:

collarbone shaggy bob

If you don’t want to get ombre effects or highlights, you can go for a romantic and warm hair color such as dark chocolate.

Medium hairstyle with loose waves:

brown to blonde messy ombre bob

Loose waves can make even the most structured hairstyle look for feminine and lively. The proof is with this medium blonde hairstyle.

Steeply angled blonde bob with lowlights:

Steeply Angled Blonde Bob with Lowlights

Highlights are not the only thing you can add to your hair! If you want something more original, try getting lowlights next time!

Loosely Curled copper bob:

Loosely Curled Copper Bob

This hairstyle is made more original and special thanks to the waves which give it a romantic look. The warm copper hued color definitely helps to give the hairstyle more identity.

Brunette bob with face framing balayage:

collarbone messy wavy bob for thick hair

A face framing balayage helps to brighten the face and emphasize the beauty of the eyes. It’s a good thing to get if you don’t want to commit to a regular balayage all over your locks.

Modern teased hairstyle:

brown messy bob with blonde and caramel highlights

To make a classical look more modern, you can tease at the crown. This also gives you the appearance of more volume and a thicker hair.

Shag with highlighted layers:

angled shag bob with balayage

Layers help give a haircut more depth and structure, this effect is more noticeable with highlighted layers.

Jaw length bob with flipped layers:

Jaw-Length Bob with Flipped Layers

Layers here give this jaw length bob an original appearance. This effect is nicely emphasized with the flipped look of the layers.

Chocolate brown messy wavy lob:

Chocolate Brown Messy Wavy Lob

As if a messy bob wasn’t structured enough, add loose curls and waves to emphasize the effect. This look is effortless and romantic, perfect for on the go women.

Curly blonde hairstyle with silver highlights:

Curly Blonde Hairstyle with Silver Highlights

This curly blonde hairstyle is even more original and special looking thanks to the silver highlights. If you want something original, here is a good idea for you!

Blunt ombre bob:

Messy Choppy Bob With Bangs

The ombre is a nice contrast with the bangs. The bangs are structured and blunt, whereas the ombre gives the overall look more femininity and innocence.

Wavy angled cool-toned blonde bob:

Wavy Angled Cool-Toned Blonde Bob This cool toned blonde bob is perfect for the colder months. To counteract the cool effect, the waves make this look warmer and more feminine.

Beachy waves with balayage:

Blonde Layered Lob

This look is perfect for spring and summer. Not only does the color and balayage suit the warmer months, but the beachy waves do so as well.

A-line with highlights:

Bronde Wavy Bob

If you want shorter hair but can’t say goodbye to your long locks, you can have both! A short in the back, long in the front hairstyle gives you the illusion of fuller hair while the long pieces in the front frame the face nicely.

Radiant blonde lob with tousled waves:

Radiant Blonde Lob with Tousled Waves This cool toned hairstyle is given a warmer and more feminine appearance thanks to the tousled waves. This way, you can have best of both worlds!

Thick choppy brunette bob with bangs:

Thick Choppy Brunette Bob with Bangs

The layers here give the hairstyle a thicker and fuller look, whereas the bangs help emphasize the eyes and cover and fine lines or wrinkles on the forehead.

Disconnected bob with Large waves:

Disconnected Bob with Large Waves

Who said the classy bob had to be classical? The large waves here give the overall hairstyle a more disconnected and original look.

Messy blonde bob with white highlights:

Messy Blonde Bob with White Highlights

The color is nicely brought to life with the white highlights, whereas the layers give the hairstyle a messy and edgy look.

Steeply angles rosewood bob:

Steeply Angled Rosewood Bob

Not only is the color special here, but the steeply angled cut is definitely the work of a pro! We can tell!

Tousled bob with platinum highlights:

Choppy Wavy Blonde Balayage Lob

The platinum highlights give this hairstyle a girly and feminine feel, which is emphasized by the tousled layers and the loose curls.

Dimensional textured back swept bob:

Dimensional Textured Back-Swept Bob

Who said a bob had to be either sleek or wavy? Well, nobody! This textured finish looks amazing, the coloring as well is definitely the work of a pro!

Angled violet bob:

Purple Angled Bob

If you can’t choose between conventional colors and cuts, try having unconventional ones! This angled bob looks great in violet, and we’re sure it would look equally nice in blue, red and even silver!

Short cut with natural curls:

Short Bob For Natural Hair

Short cuts do not necessarily mean sacrificing your natural hair texture. This is the proof with the above hairstyle, her natural curls look amazing in that short cut.

Short grey and purple ombré:

Gray Bob With Purple Dip Dye

If you’d like to try violet hair but cannot commit all the way, what about a violet ombré? The look can be made even more special with an eccentric cut such as the one above.

Graduated blonde bob:

Long Choppy Blonde Bob

The layers here give this blonde bob a lot of volume, whereas the bangs help bring emphasis on the eyes, focusing away from any fine lines or wrinkles on the face.

Cropped layered cut:

Short Blonde Bob With Layers

Layers can be sported on short hairstyles. For example, this cropped layered look, which is made even more special because of the hair color choice.

Edgy hairstyle with purple and grey:

Gray Bob With Purple Highlights

An edgy and messy haircut needs to be complimented with an equally edgy color choice. In this case purple and grey!

Casual haircut with highlights:

Brown Layered Bob With Highlights

These subtle highlights make this otherwise casual and basic haircut a little livelier. Giving it an original appearance.

Low maintenance medium hair:

Straight Choppy Auburn Bob

Bobs don’t have to be too short. Indeed this collar bone length hairstyle is low maintenance and looks amazing, perfect for women on the go.

Short cut with two tier layers:

Choppy Layered Brown Blonde Bob

What do you do if you like layers in your hair? You add two-tier layers. It’s a great way to make any hairstyle more structured and give it a fuller appearance.