These are the best tutorials for styling the ~cool girl~ wavy lob or bob

A few weeks ago I wrote about having the ~cool girl lob~ and how impossible it is to style and you guys were like, OMG YES THIS IS THE HARDEST HAIRCUT IN THE WORLD. You all get it. It’s a chic and very high-maintenance hair cut.

Well, because I have suffered with a wavy bob/lob for years, I have come across my fair share of wavy hair tutorials and here’s what I’ve found are the most helpful if you want hair that looks like this.

Here’s Lauren Conrad’s stylist’s tutorial

For waves that look like this-

Do this-

Step 1: Spray your hair with a dry texturizing spray like this. If you seriously wanna splurge, buy this.

Step 2: Curl your whole head using a 1-inch barrel curling iron. Curl away from your face and leave the ends of the hair untouched. If you need a refresher on this nuevo-curling technique, watch this video.

Step 3: Take your flat iron and lightly tap the hair starting one-inch from the root towards the end of the strand. Push play on the video above to see the tapping technique. You can read the full tutorial here.

Here’s Khloe Kardashian’s stylist’s tutorial

For waves that look like this-

Watch this-

I realize that this is a tutorial for Kim’s hair, but I’ve tried it on my Khloe-length hair and it works. Jen uses a similar technique on all the Kardashians. This is how *I think* she does Chrissy Teigen’s hair as well.

Here’s this cool stylist’s tutorial

For waves that look like this-

Watch both of these and read the captions for instructions-

I personally alternate between all three tutorials and I like them all. They all have their pros and cons but the days of wrapping your hair around the barrel of a curling rod are over. Happy waving!

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