Square Layer

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Its versatility has made the square bob a classic cut. The length and shape can be varied in many ways. It can be cut long, above the shoulder or short, and with or without layers.


Whichever of these finished results you achieve, the haircut is still a square bob.


Because it is so versatile, this haircut has also been able to move with the times and it provides a good example of how texture can be used to give a contemporary look to a classic cut.


The styles of square bob you see today are much more textured and choppy-looking than they were five or ten years ago.


You can introduce texture on straight or culy hair and you can enhance the look further with styling and finishing lotion.


As you work through the steps to create a square bob, you will see how the style uses simple lines to achieve its flexibility.