This is the Bob Haircut Loved by Many Fashion Experts

This is the Bob Haircut Loved by Many Fashion Experts


Aptly named as “Editor’s Bob,” this hairstyle is evidently loved by editors, stylists, and designers around the world

There’s no doubt that it has been a good year for relatively low-maintenance haircuts, from the Italian, French, to the Flippy bob. The popular look, of course, is nothing new. With its emphasis on classic and understated elegance, it comes as no surprise as to why personalities like Anne Curtis, Hailey Bieber, and Bianca Umali have decided to take their strands above the collarbone. And as the bob phenomenon continues comes the chic return of a classic iteration—the Editor’s bob. 

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Catriona Gray makeup, editor's bob

Consider it as the beauty equivalent of a classic black blazer. It’s sleek, chic, and quite straightforward—the kind of bob cut that means business. More so, its undeniably impact has earned the seal of approval by fashion experts like Anna Wintour, Heart Evangelista, and even MEGA’s Editor-in-Chief Peewee Isidro. But the question remains: What makes the editor’s cut popular among fashion experts? Here, we investigate. 

The understated yet undeniable impact of the cut 

Pia Wurtzbach makeup, editor's bob

Fashion experts are often described as chameleons, ones who are not shy to play around with colors, prints, and silhouettes. Yet it is quite noticeable that many of them have a sense of beauty uniformity that makes any hair routine a straightforward affair: the signature editor’s bob. Cut with extreme precision and a certain level of polish, the hair edit simply speaks of its understated yet undeniable impact. More so, it effortlessly lends finesse to any character, mood, and style; a perfect choice for any fashion experts. 

Decoding the look 

Pia Wurtzbach editor's bob

The editor’s bob cut is as straightforward as it sounds. It is not defined by complicated layering or color, but rather the one-length cut is focused on its overall shine, movement, and all-over block hue. Pro tip: The editor’s bob looks best when it’s straight. To achieve a sleek finish, start by applying a hair primer or a heat protectant onto the hair. Opt for a hair straightener as a tool. This way, you can attain a bevel on the ends without it looking too bouncy. Conceal the hair routine with a serum for a glossed finish. 

Wear it like a real editor 

Catriona Gray MEGA Magazine editor's bob

Take into consideration that its overall appeal relies on its precision and color. As for the right shade? Opt for a color spectrum that is close to your natural hair color. On the other hand, the editor’s bob is surprisingly versatile. But to truly encapsulate the fashion editor energy, embrace classic makeup: soft-matte base, polished brows, daytime smokey eye, swish of blush, and a swipe of nude lipstick. As for a twist? Switch it up with a red lip look. 


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