26 March 2023

Paper cut bob: the right cut for a fresh start

Getting a hair cut is one of the exit strategies for giving your look a breath of fresh air. And the paper cut bob is a great way to get a fresh start after a long pandemic!

We are all dealing with the gradual return to the pre-Covid normal in different ways. Some are still cautious and are coming out of their shells slowly, and others instead need to make a clean break. Hair, which is always an expression of our mood, is no exception: there are those who got used to long hair during the lockdowns, but others can’t weight to get a haircut. And in this case the paper cut bob is one of the most popular looks to come down the pipeline.

Also because the bob is so versatile that it can meet everyone’s needs chin-length bob, to the long bob, or lob, from the fringed bob to the French style, the biggest trend for Summer 2021. But there is also another cut that seems made to measure for those seeking a big post-pandemic change: the paper cut bob, with a perimeter cut done with an extremely precise razor. Beyond its elegant and impeccable effect, the paper cut bob offers the advantage of eliminating ends that have been damaged by failed experiments and creating the volume of a thick head of hair, even for those with thin hair.

Edged-out Bob

One great example can be found in this Urbane Collection by the Texpert Collective where color and cut are a perfect combination for this look.

Color, Cut and Style: Kauilani Goodwyn, Co-Founder of The Texpert Collective and Sam Villa Ambassador and @kauigoodwyn
Photography: Danny Bourne | Makeup: Dominique Hernandez, Dalton Morris | Stylist: William Haskell | Models: Simone Cavitt (blonde bob), Zaria Mac (pomp pixie), Olivia Roland (Diamond Bob)

Urbane Collection by the Texpert Collective

Classic bob

Rigorous lines, natural color, tone-on-tone highlights for this classic bob that is perfectly representative of this cut.

Pink paper cut bob

If you prefer to add extra oomph to a classic look, this cut is perfect for some crazy color… Pink, for example, would be perfect.

Gradient hair color

Always related to crazy color, but a slightly different interpretation, using coloring to create contrasting stripes.

Paper cut bob with accessories

This version of this look as a basis for contrasting accessories is also interesting: a super-geometric cut, minimal styling, and romantic flower-shaped clips.

A few famous examples

The paper cut bob is super popular with celebs. Whether hair is dark or light, or even with a natural color – it becomes a stand-out, eye-catching look.


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