10 Blunt Cuts to Try, Because They'll Never Go Out of Style

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A blunt haircut is one without layers. It looks razor-sharp, as if someone wrapped your hair in a ponytail and cut everything past the elastic band in one motion. The best part is that you don't have to lose length if you want a blunt cut. While it is more popular to see it on a bob or lob, you can totally have a blunt cut if you have hair past your shoulders and still have it look chic.

Don't believe us? We've rounded up our favorite celebrity looks that pulled off short, medium, and long blunt cuts.

Click through to see the blunt cuts we're loving right now. 

Olivia Culpo

With its crisp middle part and silky smooth finish, Olivia Culpo's blunt lob is très chic. No matter your hair texture or face shape, a shoulder-skimming cut is sure to flatter. We love how ends are curled slightly underneath to perfectly frame the face.

Joan Smalls

Joan Small is it-girl cool with her side part and model-off-duty hair. Blunt ends complement her undone texture, which is the perfect wash-and-go look. Just remember to spritz a little texturizing spray to keep hair hydrated and from falling flat.


You might often see blunt cuts à la bob, but if you're not ready to party with your length, opt for blunt ends on a longer mane like Zendaya. For that added "wow" factor, consider experimenting with color. Auburn just happens to be the dreamiest shade of red-brown—in our humble opinion.

Hailey Bieber

Hailey Bieber proves that bobs don't have to be straight. A wavy blunt bob can create the illusion of thickness, giving weight to fine hair. And if you've been a little slow to get to that root touch-up appointment—no sweat—when paired with platinum tresses, dark roots can actually work to create dimension.

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington curly voluminous, blunt bob

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Is it just or is Kerry Washington giving off serious Betty Boop vibes? (we mean that in the best way possible). This collarbone-grazing length done up in voluminous curls is the perfect face-framing 'do that has us singing, we just can't get enough. One to two pumps of Kérastase Discipline Oléo-Relax Advanced Hair Oil ($39) on damp hair will moisturize and protect for a healthy shine.

Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne is no stranger to changing up her hair, but this bleach-blonde bob of hers is one of our faves. For that perfectly undone texture, spray some sea salt mist on hair and muss it up a bit. Try flipping hair to the side for a boost of instant volume.

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen chic wavy blunt hair

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Chrissy Teigen takes Hollywood glamour to the 21st-century with her long, brushed-out waves. Crisp ends keep her undulating mane looking super fresh. To get her look, simply curl hair with a 1-1/4 inch wand then brush out with Sheila Stotts Removal Brush ($36). Work a small amount of Sephora Collection Smoothing Cream ($14) to keep flyaways at bay.

Selena Gomez

"Bad hair days" are not in Selena Gomez's vocabulary. From long, cascading tresses to chin-length bob, her rotation of haircuts is always on point. This mid-length 'do is fun and flirty thanks to its blunt flipped-out ends and brown highlights. If you're looking for a low-maintenance cut that gives you endless styling options, this is it.

Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian glossy, blunt lob

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Just try and find one hair out of place on KKW's head—you won't. This stick-straight lob cuts like a knife from its sharp center part down to its blunt ends. As for its glossy finish, well, an argan-oil infused product like Moroccanoil Treatment ($15) will not only induce shine, but it will also nourish and soften hair.


Ciara long, sleek, blunt ponytail

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Go ahead and don your blunt cut in an updo. For starters, celebs are loving the slicked-back pony. Ciara' wears hers high which allows you to see the full effect of its super-long length and razor-sharp edge. If you're short on time or patience, there are ways to get longer hair without very much effort at all.

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