25 Blunt Bobs for Any Face Shape

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It's convenient that one of the trendiest haircuts of 2019 is also one of the most classic looks of all time. We're talking about the blunt bob, a short hair mainstay that's always there when you need it. And right now, Hollywood is screaming its name.

Straight forward and edgy, the blunt-cut bob has minimal layering and falls somewhere around the chin. While it can be styled a variety of different ways, you've probably been noticing it pop into your Instagram feed recently accompanied by bangs, a sleek, flat-ironed finish, an eye-catching center part, or with an asymmetrical shape.

And if you're worried about pulling off the blunt bob, don't fret. As Erickson Arrunategui, a stylist and educator at Bumble and bumble's Meatpacking Salon in New York City, once told InStyle.com, the popular cut works for every face shape.

VIDEO: Blunt Bobs for Every Face Shape

Need inspiration? Check out these blunt bobs for any face shape, worn by 25 of your favorite celebs.

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Lana Condor

Premiere Of 20th Century Fox's 'Alita: Battle Angel' - Arrivals
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Beachy waves add a bit of texture to Lana Condor's center-parted blunt bob.

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Jenna Dewan

28th Annual EMA Awards Ceremony - Arrivals
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Jenna Dewan keeps her look smooth and sleek with by tucking one side of her hair behind her ear.

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Dua Lipa

Variety's 2nd Annual Hitmakers Brunch - Arrivals
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Pair your sleek blunt bob with '60s lashes and shimmery shadow like Dua Lipa.

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Hailey Baldwin

2018 Billboard Music Awards
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Hailey Baldwin adds loose curls to her chin-length bob. Notice it appears slightly longer in the back, too.

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Jourdan Dunn

Elle Style Awards 2015 - VIP Arrivals
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Use a flat iron (and a heat protectant spray!) to copy the undone bends in Jourdan Dunn's blunt bob.

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Emma Roberts

The 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards - Arrivals
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Emma Roberts goes blunt all over with a sharp-edged bob and bangs.

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Kate Mara

66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals
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A sharp angle — short in the back and long in the front — gives Kate Mara's bob an edgy look.

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Irina Shayk

91st Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals
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The model wears her bob sleek and parted down the middle, giving it a classic vibe. The hairstyle also draws attention to the slight angle of the haircut.

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Gigi Hadid

2015 American Music Awards - Arrivals
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Gigi Hadid's brushed-back bob is one of her most memorable red carpet moments.

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Viola Davis

'Widows' European Premiere & Opening Night Gala - 62nd BFI London Film Festival
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Viola Davis styles her blunt, longer bob straight and with a side part.

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Lucy Boynton

76th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals
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Lucy Boynton's bob looks will go down in red carpet history. For the 76th Annual Golden Globes, the actress showed off a voluminous and super wavy version of her go-to cut.

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Beyonce Knowles

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Press Room
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Want to give the angled bob a try this year? Look no further than Beyonce's wavy look.

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Charlize Theron

2019 SXSW Conference And Festival - Day 2
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A deep side-part and barely-there waves switch up the vibe of Charlize Theron's blunt bob.

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Jessica Chastain

European Launch Of WOMAN By Ralph Lauren Hosted By Jessica Chastain
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Jessica Chastain wears her blunt bob with barrel waves on one side and tucked behind the ear on the other. The final look is glam all over.

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Cardi B

2017 BET Awards - Arrivals
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An ultra-precise center part adds drama to Cardi B's already head-turning platinum bob.

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Taylor Swift

The 58th GRAMMY Awards
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Taylor Swift pairs her chin-length bob with equally blunt bangs.

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Kat Graham

Kat Graham
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Soft yet blunt fringe add a special element to Kat Graham's blunt bob.

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Anne Hathaway

'Interstellar' - Los Angeles Premiere
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While Anne Hathaway's bob is cut blunt, a side part shows off shorter layers that frame the face.

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Dakota Johnson

'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala
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Dakota Johnson's grown-out curtain bangs create the illusion of subtle layers within this wavy blunt bob.

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Kelly Rowland

Celebrities Visit SiriusXM - August 24, 2016
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Kelly Rowland styled her blunt bob with a center part, one of this year's biggest hair trends.

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Margot Robbie

Peter Rabbit Australian Premiere - Arrivals
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The actress wears her blunt style with a side part and slightly flipped ends, giving it a vintage spin.

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FENTY PUMA by Rihanna AW16 Collection - Arrivals - Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week
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Parted down the middle, Rihanna's chin-length blunt bob is a must-see.

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Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi
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A side part gave Yara Shahidi's blunt bob the illusion of added fringe.

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Lucy Hale

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Dark roots lend contrast to Lucy Hale's dirty blonde bob.

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Selenis Leyva

Selenis Leyva
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Copy Selenis Leyva by styling your curly bob with a side part, and then tuck the other side's hair behind your ear.

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