Faux Bob How-To: Get the Look Without Getting a Haircut!

Celebrity Beauty Feb. 4, 2014 AT 10:30AM
Ciara at the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014 Learn how to create a faux bob like Ciara at the 2014 Grammys. Credit: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com

Jessica Alba's new "fashion bob" has us seriously reconsidering our long layered hairstyle. But since we're too chicken to chop off several inches without giving the short hairstyle a test run, we'll be trying out a faux bob a la Ciara at the Grammys, Amy Adams at the SAG Awards, and Cate Blanchett at the Golden Globes.

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"The faux bob is a way to stay on trend without making the commitment to a haircut," Jennifer MacDougall, L'Oreal Professionnel artist, tells Us Weekly. "You can wear it for one day and the next day wear it long again."

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Using L'Oreal Professionnel products, MacDougall first blow dries hair straight and then, taking one-inch sections of hair, sprays Infinum 2 hairspray and wraps around a curling iron. Once the whole head has been curled, create a loose and low ponytail -- but do not pull hair all the through. Tuck the ends of the pony under, rolling the hair up, to create a faux bob. Secure the ends to your head with long bobby pins, and then sprinkle True Grip all over for texture. Finish with a spritz of Perfect Shimmer for shine.

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