Why You Should Get a Mid-Length Lob for Spring 2024

Spring is when most of us are thinking about a new hairstyle. One of the easiest ways to give your look an update is with a lob (the nickname for a long bob!). It’s a great choice for when you want to transition your hair through the seasons and make it more manageable as the weather heats up. A mid-length lob gives you the versatility to style your hair without feeling weight down by long locks.

Short hairstyles are having a moment, and the mid-length lob is the perfect choice for those who don’t want to commit to a pixie cut or a drastic bob. A mid-length lob is the perfect in-between if you’re not really to jump off the deep end with short hair. What we love about the mid-length lob is that it is universally flattering, suiting every face shape and texture.

Your 212 Salon and Day Spa stylist will help you choose a mid-length lob that complements your features and bone structure. We’ll also offer styling advice and help you pick a fringe style to match. There are dozens of celebrities you can take styling inspiration from, including Kendall Jenner, Hailey Bieber, Zendaya, and Rihanna. We’re deep diving into one of the hottest hairstyles for spring 2024.

Get to Know the Mid-Length Lob

A lobis a haircut that sits at a length between the chin and collarbone, a mid-length lob is just about shoulder length. There are no hard or fast rules for lobs and your stylist can cut it to your desired length. The length of your neck may play into the hair length that you choose.

Most lobs, of all lengths, are cut at an angle. It typically follows your natural jaw for extra movement. If your hair is cut completely straight, it gives the appearance of your hair being longer at the back.

What is a Long Bob?

A mid-length lob is a modern take on the classic bob hairstyle. It’s longer than a regular bob, giving it a more feminine feel with more styling options. If you want to focus on improving the condition of your hair and growing healthier locks, a mid-length bob is the perfect choice.

Why You Should Get a Long Bob

The lob is one of our most popular hairstyles amongst clients at 212 Salon and Day Spa. This hairstyle is popular as it helps your hair appear thick and healthy. It’s why so many celebrities opt for the style to give their hair a break between extensions or extreme colors.

The lob silhouette flatters every face shape with the length, giving you versatility for styling. Your hairstyle can alter the length, texture, and cut to suit your features. Every lob cut looks a little different, whether you want to go all one-length as a blunt cut or have a layered messy lob with choppy layers.

How to Style a Mid-Length Lob

There are dozens of celebrities who you can look to for styling inspiration for your mid-length bob. Some celebrities like to keep it simple with a smooth flat-ironed look, while others go for a choppy textured mid-length bob. There are endless styling options to add volume to your mid-length lob, whether you want a half-up, half-down look or to channel your inner ‘90s supermodel.

Soft Mid-Length Lob with Texture

You’ll want to consider your hair type and texture when choosing your lob. We recommend opting for a blunt cut if you have finer hair, as this will create the illusion of a fuller look, with the extra length giving you more texture and movement. If you’re feeling like your hair is flat, a mid-length lob.

Curly Mid-Length Bob

A mid-length bob is the perfect way to enhance your natural curls and bring attention to your hair texture. You’ll want to invest in styling products that help add definition to your lob and brush through your curls for a smooth finish.

Half-Up Half-Down

We love how easy the mid-length lob is to style, and celebrities like Hailey Bieber elevate their lobs with quick hairstyles. The half-up ponytail is an everyday styling option that uses the extra length of a lob to add volume to your hair.

Blown-Out Mid-Length Lob

If you love a blow-out but don’t want to give them up, choose a mid-length bob. It’s the ideal length to get the most out of a blowout, giving you the bouncier movement and glamorous look that makes celebrities come back to it time and time again. You can style this look as a modern take on a classic retro style.

Polished Waves

You can elevate your mid-length lob for a fun weekend look with polished waves. The secret to this look is using a wide barrel brush to give the appearance of a smooth finish. If you want a little quirky twist, add uneven waves with a curling iron and brush lightly.

Beachy Mid-Length Lob

If you’re spending spring and summer by the beach, you want to rock a beachy lob. This messy look is about embracing your natural hair texture and beachy waves. Add a sea salt spray to your hair while it’s still damp after washing, and let it air dry to enhance its texture.

Blunt Mid-Length Lob

While Barbiemania made us fall in love with pink, it also showed that Margot Robbie is a style icon in her own right. The actress spent most of the Barbie press tour rocking a blunt lob for a dramatic easy-styling look.

A mid-length lob is a classic hairstyle that will always be popular, especially in spring and summer when you want a lighter feel. Choosing a mid-length long bob gives you the option to grow out your hair or give it a little extra TLC to improve its condition.

Find out why celebrities love the mid-length lob by booking an appointment with a stylist at 212 Salon and Day Spa today.