22 Bouncy Bob Haircuts for Thick Hair with Full Body

Thick hair has many benefits. The thicker density of the hair strands will give your stylist more freedom to experiment with styles and haircuts. The bob is one of our favorites of recent, and many celebrities with thick hair have shown off the style with a lot of versatility. We’ve rounded 22 bob hairstyles for thick hair that will inspire you.

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Voluminous curly Bob

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Zendaya has created a fuller bob by hiding her natural parting. You can achieve volume by blow drying your roots and lifting them up from the top. Her beautiful curls give the hair a feminine touch and break up the thicker density.

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Tightly Coil Bob

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You can add body and shape to your hair by fine-tuning the smaller ringlets. Have a small barrel handy to achieve ringlets similar to Janelle Monae. You can curl your hair with a curling iron as small as 1/2 inch, or even smaller for tighter curls.

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Natural texture bobs always look stunning. If you plan to wear a bob regularly with curls, let your stylist know so that they can cut your hair in its natural form. This will ensure the shape of the haircut is what you want.

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Smooth and Sleek Bob

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You can achieve the same silky smooth bob as Maya Rudolph with a straight blowout. If you want your roots to lay flat, use a flat iron pencil or a root comb. Use a heat protector and maintain your tool at a mid-range temperature to avoid damage.

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Face-Framing Bob

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As all good hairstyles should, Kat Graham’s thick bob and chunky fringe complement her face. Consider a bob with a thick chin-length if you have a strong jawline, like Graham. The full waves and chunky fringe add symmetry to this look.

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Dramatic Bob

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Consider a dramatic side-part like Vanessa Hudgens to show how thick and beautiful the bob of yours is. The lighter side can be tucked behind the ear, while the heavier side is left hanging out. This subtle but chic style detail will make your bob look thicker and more beautiful.

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Blunt & Bouncy Bob

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Regina King’s blunt bob is a textbook example of a razor-sharp haircut. Her sleek hairstyle is instantly enhanced by the deep side part.

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Long Layered Hair

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Long layers can be used to add texture and dimension to a thick bob, or any other haircut. While shaggy layers add more shape and body to the entire style, longer layers create a softer bounce and movement.

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Balanced body Bob

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Symmetry is the key to a mushroom-lob style like Selena Gomez. To achieve a perfect middle part, you’ll need to part your hair exactly in the center. Use a rattail comb and a wet hairline to adjust your parting. Then, use your blow-dryer to set your hair into the correct direction.

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Choppy Bob

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Gabrielle Union gives her thick bob a unique and fun twist. By cutting her hair in layers that are choppy, she can create a look with more depth and asymmetry. Union’s playful style is also enhanced by sweeping it in a single flipped-out direction.

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Flapper Wave Bob

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Katy Perry’s thick, bobbed hair looks retro because of the illusion created by her curly locks. The ’20s hairstyle features one-directional curly curls, which are easily achieved with a 1-inch curling wand. This gives her style a full-on flapper look.

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Layered Bob with Tousled Layers

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Naomie Ackie’s long bob features heavily textured layers. Curling irons can be used to create subtle flips and bends in your hair.

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Choppy Fringe Bob

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A straight-across edge is a great addition to a one-length cut like a Bob. Give your fringe a choppy look like Taraji Henson to add some contrast and character.

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Flip Over Bob

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Kelly Rowland looks stunning in her thick, tousled hair. The way her bangs are messed up and the parting is messy creates an elegant look.

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Retro Mushroom Bob

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Florence Pugh’s bob pays homage to Michelle Pfeiffer as Elvira in Scarface. The mushroom-inspired cut and tucked end offer a modern twist on a timeless style.

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Wispy Bob

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Give them a small edge to help break up thick bobs. What I mean is wispy edges. Ask your stylist to use the razor to shape a one-length haircut to mimic Venus Williams’ long cut.

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Old Hollywood Bob

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Lori Harvey’s bob has an Old Hollywood vibe thanks to her perfectly sculpted wave. She finished her glamorous look with sleek, slick edges. Use an edge styler or edge control to achieve the look.

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Ballerina Bob

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Maya Hawke’s ballerina-like bob gives us serious ballerina vibes. The perfect angle to flip-in your hair is achieved by round brushing.

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Gentle Wavy Bob

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Beyonce is a master of hairstyles, and this wavy-bob proves it. This short tousled ‘do features gentle waves and lots of shine.

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Bob with a Heavily Highlighted Background

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Don’t forget that bobs aren’t limited to a single length or color. Halle Berry is known for her a-line bob with heavy layers. The blend of lowlights and highlights helps to break up the thick hair with much needed dimension.

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Half Up Bob

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The half-up style is a great option for giving your thick bob an airy look. Lucy Hale’s ‘do is a half-up with volume placed at the crown and a little backcombing in front of her center part.

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Brushed Out Bob

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You can give your bob a lot of shape and fullness by brushing it out, as Solange did during the Met Gala. The micro curly hair bangs add a stylish finishing touch.

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