21 Short Inverted Bob Hairstyles and Its Evolution over Time

Short inverted bobs look amazing and are one of the easiest hairstyles to maintain and those are the only reasons that you need to try them out.

 

How to Cut Short Inverted Bob

How to Cut Short Inverted Bob

Step 1: Dampen your hair so that it’s easier to manage and even out.

Step 2: Cut it into a straight regular bob first.

Step 3: Section it into vertical sections and start layering it. That’s how you achieve a layered shape in the back.

Step 4: When it comes to the front part of the hairstyle, it depends on what you want. Most women choose to leave it longer and straight, but you can also cut the bangs or experiment with layers.

Step 5: Blow dry your hair and use a styling brush to style it inwards for the hairstyle not to lose volume and shape.

 

Watch The Following Video to Learn How to Cut Inverted Bob for Short Hair

Flattering Medium Layered Bob for Women

 

Popular Short Length Inverted Bob Hairstyles

These are the 21 most trendy inverted bob hairstyles for short hair.

1. Simple Wavy Bob

Classic Short Inverted Bob

This simple hairstyle is suitable for any face shape, hair color, and age, and it’s also incredibly easy to maintain and style.

Ideal for: All face shapes.

How to style: Use a hair straightener to curl the bob layer by layer, finishing off with a natural, wavy inverted bob parted in the middle. Spray it with a little bit of hair spray.

 

2. Bob with an Undercut

Short Side-Swept Inverted Bob with an Undercut 

This short inverted bob hairstyle may be a little bit more daring, but it is equally as beautiful and practical.

Ideal for: Square and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Maintain your undercut regularly. The undercut should start an inch or two below the side part. Every time you wash your hair use a styling brush while blow drying your hair and let a portion of hair fall diagonally over the undercut.

 

3. Inverted Bob with Nape Undercut

short inverted bob haircuts for women

Being edgy and original can also mean being stylish and looking gorgeous. This punk-rock hairstyle looks edgy and romantic at the same time.

Ideal for: Round and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a hair trimmer every few days to maintain your undercut. Use a hair straightener to curl the hair. Go through your hair with your fingers to make it even messier and fixate everything a little bit of hairspray.

 

4. Curly Inverted Bob

Short and Curly Inverted Bob

The effects of an inverted bob work even on short curly hair. You will love the asymmetrical volume of your gorgeous curls.

Ideal for: Oval and square-shaped faces.

How to style: Section your hair into small sections. Use a thinner curling iron on smaller strands. Comb through your hair to separate the strands and make the look more natural.

 

5. Wavy Ombre Bob with Middle Part

Short inverted ombre bob

This wavy inverted bob is another short hairstyle that is suitable for everyone, simple and approachable.

Ideal for: All face shapes.

How to style: Use a curling iron to create these gorgeous beach waves. They will give the overall hairstyle volume and structure. You can wear it parted in the middle.

 

6. Short Stacked Bob with Bangs

If your hair is bleached, wearing it short is a great option. Start thinking about something similar to this short, layered inverted bob with bangs.

Ideal for: Oval and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a styling brush to straighten the hair while blow-drying it. Use a bit of hair wax for extra shine, but be careful not to make it look greasy, especially on the bangs.

 

7. Short Layered Bob 

Short, layered hairstyles are great for girls who enjoy experimenting with different hair colors, after which their hair gets a little bit damaged.

Ideal for: Round and square-shaped faces.

How to style: If your hair is naturally straight, chances are that it will require no styling at all. Otherwise, you can use a styling brush while blow-drying it. Wear it parted on one side. Go through the hair with a little bit of hair wax or hair gel on your fingers.

 

8. Inverted Bob with Short Straight Bangs

You can spice up a simple short inverted bob haircut by cutting the bangs short.

Ideal for: Oval and square-shaped faces.

How to style: Maintain the length of your bangs every few weeks. Otherwise, style the hair either by doing a nice blowout or by using a hair straightener.

 

9. Layered Inverted Bob with Bangs

If you are a fan of the style from the twenties, you will fall in love with this hairstyle.

Ideal for: Oval and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: This hairstyle requires no particular styling. Use a little bit of hair gel or hair wax to make it look more smooth and shiny.

 

10. Inverted Tousled Bob

Short Wavy Inverted Bob for Black Hair

Messy hairstyles are often the best hairstyles. And you will love them too because they require little to no maintenance at all.

Ideal for: All face shaped faces.

How to style: If your hair is not naturally wavy, use a hair straightener to curl it. Mess it out using your fingers. You can even tuck a section behind your ears.

 

11. Messy Balayage Bob with Bangs

Messed out hairstyles say a lot about your fun and quirky personality.

Ideal for: Round and square-shaped faces.

How to style: After blow-drying your hair wears it completely messed out.

 

12. Messy Platinum Bob

Short, layered inverted bob hairstyles require as little maintenance as just teasing your hair a little bit.

Ideal for: Round and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a styling brush while blow-drying your hair. When it’s completely dry, tease it at the back for more volume.

 

13. Inverted Bob Shaved at the Back

This hairstyle is ideal for those who like extreme short inverted bob cuts or simply don’t like the feel of their hair against their neck.

Ideal for: Oval and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Shave the undercut every day. Use a hair straightener to style the bob.

 

14. Inverted Bob with Long Bangs

This hairstyle is one of the most popular versions of an inverted bob and it’s perfect for girls whose hair is not very thick.

Ideal for: Oval and square-shaped faces.

How to style: When cutting the hair, leave the hair at the front significantly longer than at the back. Afterward, just use a curling iron to curl it.

 

15. Short and Messy Blonde Bob

short inverted bob hairstyle

Five minutes after washing your hair and you are good to go – that’s exactly what this hairstyle is.

Ideal for: Round and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a styling brush while blow-drying the hair and tease it afterward.

 

16. Stacked Bob with Undercut

Carving out shapes in an undercut is very modern and fun and that is why everyone should try this short length inverted bob at least once.

Ideal for: Oval and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Straighten the hair using a hair straightener and maintain the undercut and the lines every two weeks.

 

17. Straight Inverted Bob with Diagonal Bangs

There’s no reason why you wouldn’t wear one of the hairstyles you see in magazines about high fashion and couture.

Ideal for: Square and round-shaped faces.

How to style: The bangs should be very short at the side where the part is as well as above the ear. Otherwise, style it using a hair straightener.

 

18. Sleek Bob with Blunt Bangs

This hairstyle is a dream come true for all lovers of precision, straight lines, and defined shapes.

Ideal for: Round and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a hair straightener to straighten the hair completely and carefully part it in the middle so that is precisely styled.

 

19. Teased Inverted Bob

If your hair is not very thick to give an inverted bob the volume that it requires, just tease the hairstyle a little bit.

Ideal for: All face shapes.

How to style: After blow-drying your hair tease it and spray a little bit of hairspray.

 

20. Messy Red Hair with Bangs

short red inverted bob with bangs

When it comes to hairstyling, there is nothing more fun than playing with bangs.

Ideal for: Round and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Just mess your hair out by blow-drying it and go through your hair with a little bit of hair gel on your fingers.

 

21. Short Inverted Bob with Bangs and Layers

girl with short inverted bob

This is another idea for a short inverted bob haircut with an undercut that is a bit more subtle and approachable.

Ideal for: Heart and oval-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a trimmer to maintain your undercut and a hair straightener to gently curl your hair.

 

Short inverted bobs are a trendier and edgier version of a bob hairstyle that suits every girl. They are very easy to maintain and there are different variations suitable for all face shapes, which is more than enough to give this gorgeous hairstyle a shot.