I'm Itching to Cut All My Hair Off—Here Are the Styles I'm Considering

Maybe it's the turn of the season, or maybe it's my ADD playing tricks on me, but I'm in the mood to cut all my hair off. This is no common occurrence for me; as a coily-haired queen who routinely heat styles my shoulder-length locks, I'm constantly seeking out ways to retain length, not get rid of it. But, there's one haircut I keep seeing that is so chic and appealing that it's got me seconds away from scheduling a hair appointment at any given moment: the blunt bob.

You might be wondering why this particular cut speaks directly to my soul, and the answer is simple. Aside from the fact that every single celebrity currently wearing the stark yet playful cut looks impossibly cool, the time has come for me to cut off some heat damage, and I'd like to do it in style. So, like a true beauty editor, I scoured the internet for the best blunt bobs to add to my "new hair, who dis" vision board. Ahead, 27 styles that are absolutely to die for.

Oh, and I'll be sure to keep you posted on my personal style switch-up, too.

Jennifer Lopez


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No one can rock a blunt bob (or any look, for that matter) quite like J.Lo.

January Jones


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The lightness in the ends of this crisp crop keep it youthful and not too severe.

Kim Kardashian


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Kardashian's bob is sharply cut all the way around, but a little extra length in the front adds some more dimension and some more room to play while styling.

Jourdan Dunn


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An earlobe-grazing cut and a side part truly are a match made in hair heaven.

Lana Condor


Lana Condor
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This side-swept bob has the perfect amount of texture for an effortlessly chic moment.

Kaia Gerber


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Gerber shows us how to soften this cut by adding a soft wave and perhaps a shine serum.

Jourdan Dunn


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Bob-length box-braids? So much yes.



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The wet look of Ciara's side-parted bob ups the drama factor to level 100.

Kelly Rowland


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This the sleek styling of Rowland's cropped cut keeps it looking full and lush.

Khloé Kardashian


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Kardashian's bleach blonde bob looks so chic, whether it's worn stick-straight or curled.

Lucy Hale


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Hale has kept her hair on the shorter side for years now, so it's no surprise she's got this easy, waved style down pat.

Ashley Graham


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Air-dried or blown straight, Graham's bob is a winner.

Kerry Washington


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While we wouldn't necessarily call this cut blunt, we love the length of Washington's coiled, natural strands. 

Charlize Theron


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Just before Theron went for a full-on bowl-cut earlier this fall, her tresses hung just below her jawline, creating the perfect frame for her angular face.

Lana Condor


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A half-up, half-down style looks ridiculously cool on this short length.

Alexa Chung


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We're loving the makeshift bangs Chung fashions out of her mono-length cut by adding subtle barrel curls around her face.

Diane Guerrero


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This slicked-back bob is a vibe. There may be more to it than meets the eye, but it looks effortless.

Gabrielle Union


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The only thing cuter than Union's blunt cut in this photo is her precious baby girl, Kaavia.

Ashley Graham


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This shoulder-sweeping cut is so versatile. Here, Graham shows us how to switch it up by tucking on the side smoothly behind the ear.

Kate Hudson


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Going for a grittier look? Do as Hudson does here, and go a step beyond tucking your hair behind your ears by slicking down the perimeter. Pure magic.

Kerry Washington


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Pearl clips are the perfect accessory for a full-bodied cut like this one.

Emilia Clarke


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Daisy Buchanan, is that you? This barely there-bob is straight out of the 1920s.

Lucy Boynton


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Just because it's blunt doesn't mean this cut is a one-trick pony. It's easy to create a shaggier look by adding a bit of texture.

Lucy Liu


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We love the beachy wave Liu's got going on here.

Marsai Martin


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Martin's natural texture is the perfect match for her blunt bob. 

Becky G


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This asymmetrical cut leans forward and falls a bit longer in the front. But the dusted ends are what really catch our eyes.

Diane Guerrero


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This look is so simple, and yet so cool. The sharp middle part and soft bump at the ends each add extra elements of style.

Up next, the exact products hairstylists use on celeb clients for ridiculously shiny hair.

This article was originally published at an earlier date and has been updated.

Associate Beauty Editor

Courtney Higgs is a Cancer sun, Libra rising beauty enthusiast with about six years of experience in the editorial space. She was previously Who What Wear's associate beauty editor after spending many years working on the West Coast edit team at InStyle Magazine. She graduated from California State University, Northridge, with a BA in communication studies and pivoted to editorial after spending her college years working in the legal field. Her beauty philosophy is simple: She believes there are no wrong answers and that discovering our favorite beauty products and rituals is a journey, not a sprint. When she's not geeking out over products, she can be found adventuring around L.A. with her fiancé; watching reality TV with their French bulldog, Bernie Mac; or relating way too hard to astrology memes.