Not only has asymmetry been having a moment in fashion recently, but it's been having a major moment in the beauty world, too. And no, we're not talking about asymmetrical makeup (as much as we'd definitely love that trend). Instead, we're here to celebrate the coolest hairstyle of the moment: the asymmetrical bob.
And while asymmetrical bobs may sound a little risky compared to their symmetrical counterparts, you'll likely be surprised by how low-maintenance (and striking) they can actually be. With the right cut, products, and treatment, you'll fine asymmetrical bobs can be totally effortless and wearable. (Yes, even if you have an aversion to hot tools—there's an asymmetrical bob for you.)
Below, find 30 asymmetrical bobs you'll probably want to add to your hair inspo folder on Instagram immediately—if you haven't already, that is.
While bangs technically aren't typically known as "low-maintenance," depending on your hair texture, this asymmetrical fringe could be a simple pick-me-up for your average bob.
All the Volume
With a side part and extra (and we mean extra) volume on one side only, this graduated, asymmetrical bob is a total showstopper.
Beachy Highlights & Waves
Complement an asymmetrical bob with beachy highlights and waves that make it look like you just got back from surfing for hours in Malibu.
If you're making the cut, why not make a color switch too? We love this deep, saturated red combined with a dramatic asymmetrical cut.
Up the ante with dramatic asymmetry combined with rainbow hues—we love the easy, flippable, and touchable layers on this bob. (And don't even get us started on the unicorn vibes.)
With strategically cut layers and asymmetry, you'll get the most out of your natural, curly texture—aka a bouncy, lightweight, and effortless style you'll love to show off. (Find our fave curly hair products here.)