Forget the Trends—This Classic, Low-Maintenance Bob Hairstyle Will Forever Be In

I know what you're thinking—not another bob trend to get on board with, surely? Don't worry though, as this isn't really a trend, but more of an effortless hairstyle that all the chicest people seem to sport. That's right, I'm talking about the wavy bob. Now you know I love nothing more than big, bouncy curls, however, after looking at various wavy bob hairstyles on Instagram, I've grown very fond of this more relaxed, laid-back style. Not only is it easy to re-create, but it gives that perfect "I woke up like this" finish to the hair that I've tried desperately hard to master over the years.


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If you're blessed with natural waves, then you might already be rocking this hairstyle on a daily basis. If not, then I've got you covered with all the inspo you need. Of course, I've also taken it upon myself to do some research into what products to use to create those beachy-looking bends, and there are so many great options on the market that really do help you achieve that covetable cool-girl hair. So, if you're thinking about giving this chic, low-maintenance look a go, keep on scrolling for some of the best wavy bob hairstyles out there. I'm pretty sure you'll love them as much as I do. 

The Best Wavy Bob Hairstyles to Try


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A wavy bob looks so elevated when paired with a fringe.


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That being said, a side parting also looks super chic.


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See? All the cool people are wearing this hairstyle…


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… Hailey Bieber included.


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This style also works perfectly on a lob haircut.


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It's just so cool. 


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The waves can be as obvious or as subtle as you like.


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This hairstyle works in all seasons—rain or shine.


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Such an effortless-looking finish.


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I love how the blonde highlights help to emphasise the waves here.


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Even VB is a fan!


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The waves, the claw clip, the copper colour—everything about this hair is perfect.

Zendaya wavy bob hairstyles

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We are somewhat obsessed with Zendaya's take on the wavy bob trend. It's bouncy, blonde and side-swept for an utterly playful style.

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Junior Beauty Editor

Grace Lindsay is the junior beauty editor at Who What Wear UK. At the age of 18 she decided to train as a makeup artist before going on to study english and media at Goldsmiths University. It was during that time that she explored her love for journalism by interning at a small beauty start-up based in Shoreditch. Since then, she has worked at a number of publications including Marie Claire and Hello!, where her love for all things beauty continued to grow.

As Who What Wear UK's junior beauty editor, she covers everything from the latest hair trends to the stand-out makeup products of the season.