Bobbed hairstyles are officially here to stay for 2024, and if you are thinking of a big chop, now it’s the right time to take the plunge. With so many celebrities rocking all kinds of bobs, there’s no shortage of looks to be inspired by. Yet, if you are one of those fine or thin-haired girls who suffer from the lack of volume and texture, you should focus specifically on bob haircuts for fine hair – and we have much to show you.

Which Bob is Best for Fine Hair?

A rule of thumb is that fine tresses seem fuller in shorter cuts. That’s because the stronger and thicker part of strands is left and the weaker part is removed. Shorter strands also have lighter weight for a better lift. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean that longer bob hairstyles for fine hair are a big no-no. If you want your locks to look lengthy, think blunt rather than choppy. “A strong weight line with a fresh, blunt cut can actually give hair a longer appearance. So while you’re cutting, you’re creating an illusion of length and volume,” says Jill Crosby, who worked with many A-listers from Alicia Silverstone to Kylie Minogue, in her comments for Today.

Be sure to account for your face shape. “Oval face shapes are the most universal for bobs. You can do anything from blunt to short or long, and it can be done on any hair type,” Tommy Buckett, who styled Jackie Cruz and Elisabeth Moss, says to InStyle. If you have a round or angular face, you can be guided by common rules – add volume or texture to visually balance narrow parts of your face, smooth any angularity with soft lines and waves, elongate wide areas by bringing in some length or height and deflect attention away from the features you are not happy with.

Spice your haircut with styling products, carefully chosen to suit your hair texture. “The key is to make sure you style hair with texture so it appears thicker,” comments  Jennifer Yepez, who styles Emily Ratajkowski and Gigi Hadid, to Allure and recommends using mousse to gain body without the weight along with texturizing hair spray.

1. Angled Bob

When searching for sleek short hairstyles, consider a below-the-chin cut with angled front pieces. Wear them tucked behind the ear for a flirty look. For extra shine, consider adding a few drops of hair oil on the ends to enhance the silky texture.

Sleek Short Angled Bob Hairstyle

via @felipehenriquehair

2. Graduated Bob

This haircut is angled frontwards to gain more body around the face, which creates a nice effect for fine tresses. The style keeps the volume at the back of the head thanks to shorter strands. The transition between lengths is truly seamless.

Angled Medium Length Bob

via @katrina_efimoff_

3. Shaggy Lob

Handsomely inverted, this tousled bob has shorter pieces in the back and longer tendrils in the front. This contrast creates a better lift on the crown and a plethora of textured waves for movement and vibes near the face. And, of course, there’s lots of movement going on, making the locks look fuller.

Inverted Textured Long Bob

via @shelbyweatherholtzhair

4. Chin-Length Bob

A very short cut can also lighten your hair, while the body is being built through both staked strands in the back and blunt ends on the sides. This chin-grazing style is a classic look particularly flattering on fine or thin hair. The volume at the back speaks for itself.

Very Short Blunt Bob

via @amai_hairstudio

5. Undercut Short Bob

Featuring a shaved nape underneath the hair, this bob shows a stunning hair texture. And a full fringe adds thickness in the front. Nice to wear both straight and wavy!

Chin-Length Bob With Blonde Balayage

via @hair_by_sarah_brophy

6. Layered Short Bob

The most effective way to add more depth to fine hair is to introduce multiple layers to your cut. A deep side part and swooping front tresses help balance out the round face. The style works great on wavy locks.

Bob With A Side Part For Round Faces

via @randa.rivera

7. Sleek Bob

This sharp and polished hairstyle hitting the collar bone frames the oval face perfectly. The blunt tips with minimum layers in the front work great for fine locks. The hair looks much fuller and thicker, leaving many styling options.

Blunt Bob For Oval Faces

via @jamiethurlow.stylist

8. Side-Swept Bob

A bob cut with front pieces elegantly swept to the side is just the thing for a long face. You can have the best of both worlds by adding texture and wave to gain width and volume. Experiment with styles until you find what works best for your hair.

Chin-Length Cut For A Long Face

via @salsalhair

9. Wispy Layers and Bangs

Bangs that get longer to the temples create a rounded frame to soften square faces. Paired with a layered fringe that blends in smoothly with the front section, this style is a must-try for fine hair. Extra volume and texture guaranteed!

Bangs For Square Faces

via @manesby.morgan

10. Micro Bob

Pulling off a short bob is a fun thing to do with your hair. And the best thing is that this style makes the tresses look rather full due to its bluntness. And yes, it’s very easy to style!

Cute Short Blunt Bob

via @hi_glossy

11. A-Line Bob

We don’t know what exactly makes this bob prefect – its volumizing messy waves or crisp sliced ends? But one thing is clear for sure, its length variation is the ultimate goal for fine-haired beauties. Your turn to find it out!

Messy Sliced Bob

via @carlos_melo_coiffeur

12. Bob with Choppy Layers

A cascade of choppy layers all throughout the perimeter is a cool combo for a trendy look. This textured style add a desirable movement to the fine locks, imitating a fuller look. Just another suitable option for those craving volume and depth.

Icy Blonde Rooty Bob

via @scottywilliamson

13. Pixie Bob

Did you know that you can make your pixie look fuller with the right haircut? Try a trendy bixie next time to play with the hair length and piecey texture. To keep the locks popping with volume, add your favorite texturizing products and enjoy your new glam.

Long Undercut Pixie

via @essensualslondonseattle

14. Feathered Bob

If you are over 50, this modern take on the classic bob is a sure-fire way to look youthful and fresh. All thanks to feathered layers that bring out a delicious hair texture. Now, imagine how it would look on thin hair!

Modern Blonde Bob Over 50

via @vthairsalon

15. Steeply Angled Bob

This inverted bob is not your typical hairstyle. It’s bold and daring but also elegantly shaped to enhance unique facial features. Its visual density that comes with more weight in the front is an added benefit.

Long Angled Inverted Bob

via @hairbyedwin

16. Textured Bob

If you’re looking for a more textured cut to suit your hair type, this style might be the perfect fit. The rounded ends create an airy feel while also giving more volume at the top of the head. Looks magnificent, right?

Rounded Graduated Blonde Bob

via @litvinova_anastasya11

17. Wavy Bob

This bob shines quite literally, bringing dimension out of the color and looking springy with its revitalized locks. The wavy style only makes the tresses look more dimensional and voluminous. A winning combo for fine hair.

Shiny Blonde Textured Bob

via @heidilouise_hair

18. Rounded Bob

Shaped very softly with rounded edges, this classic hairstyle delivers a fuller feel in the back. At the same time, blunt ends bring in the density in the front, helping enhance natural hair texture. A simple yet elegant style for fine hair.

Blunt Concave Bob

via @clairehair_

19. Stacked Bob

Shorter in the back, this haircut is a modern variation of a classic bob style. Longer strands in the front, however, balance out the whole look. The transition between different lengths is a sore bet for thin hair.

Beachy A-Line Bob

via @cutsbyamerica

20. Blunt Bob

Don’t hesitate to complete your new bob with bangs. The blunt cut goes well with a wispy fringe that doesn’t look scarсe and adds some volume in the front. Learn how to style it to your taste and rock the new look.

Wispy Bob With Bangs

via @conorjmd

From wavy hair to stick-straight tresses, bob styles can be customized to any hair texture and face shape. However, you’d better steer clear of shaggy and razor-cut ‘dos, since they can remove too much hair, leaving you with an even sparser look. If you follow these tips, you are sure to get your signature bob and awesome photos to share with us.