Definitive Proof That Long Bob Hairstyles Look Great on Everyone

long bob: Olivia Palermo with centre parted long bob
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If you were to choose a haircut that defines the millennial generation, it would be the long bob (or lob, as we've come to call it). Everyone from Chrissy Teigen to Fearne Cotton has found an iteration that suits them. And that's the crux of it: With a few styling tweaks, this haircut suits everyone, whatever your face shape and whatever your hair type. Don't believe us? Here are 13 celebrities who have rocked the long bob in their own way. If you're in the mood for a haircut, the lob will refresh your look without feeling like a drastic overhaul. It's wearable and easy like that.

long bob: Chrissy Teigen with a Wavy Bob
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Chrissy Teigen

It was hairstylist Jen Atkin who is responsible for Chrissy Teigen's long bob, who put the haircut on the map. The deep side part and tousled waves suit Teigen's round face shape. 

long bob: Emma Stone blonde wavy long bob
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Emma Stone

A sweeping side fringe like this is seriously versatile. It can be worn center-parted as a curtain fringe or disguised into an updo. Yep, long bobs can easily be pulled up.

long bob: Olivia Palermo with centre parted long bob
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Olivia Palermo

There is nothing we don't love about this haircut—from the smooth center part and easy waves to the golden lights and serious shine. 

long bob: Kerry Washington sleek long bob with fringe
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Kerry Washington

A full fringe and blunt ends look seriously chic. Ensure your long bob looks shiny and smooth too by misting with a finishing spray like Ghd Reflection Shine Spray ($20).

long bob: Jennifer Lawrence peroxide blonde bob
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Jennifer Lawrence

A long bob is a great length if you want to dabble with peroxide. It's hard to keep hair in good condition when it's that blonde, so a fresh cut will ensure it looks its best. 

long bob: Bella Hadid sleek bob with fringe
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Bella Hadid

Bella's lob is longer and fuller than Washington's, which gives it a more '80s vibe

long bob: Fearne Cotton sleek blonde bob
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Fearne Cotton

With barely any layers and blunt ends, a long bob can be worn sleek or tonged for a beachier feel. 

long bob: Alexa Chung textured long bob
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Alexa Chung

A little dry shampoo or texturizing spray will give the hair an airy texture à la Alexa Chung. This tucked-behind-the-ears style with a few flyaways shows how versatile this cut can be. 

long bob: Mila Kunis sleek side-parted bob
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Mila Kunis

The combination of the deep side part and sleek texture gives Mila's long bob a directional feel. 

long bob: Daisy Ridley with swept-back long bob
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Daisy Ridley

The Star Wars actress shows off yet another way to wear the lob: swept back from the face.

long bob: Millie Bobby brown sleek bob
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Millie Bobby Brown

Moving into mid-length territory, if you're growing your hair, wearing it sleek will give the illusion of length. 

long bob: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Proving that a long bob looks great even if your hair is super thick. Rosie's side-swept lob is the stuff dreams are made from. Use a barrel brush to blowdry the edges out for a '60s take. 

long bob: Zendaya with a Sleek Bob and Fringe
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Get those rounded ends by blow-drying your hair with a small round brush. Balmain Ionic Brush ($52) locks moisture into the hair to help ramp up the shine. 

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