Long Inverted Bob Haircuts for 2018

Love the long hair, but are tired of combing it over and over? Can't have short hair for it may jeopardize your look? Well here is how you can hit the middle ground. The long inverted bob is just the thing you have been looking for.
HairGlamourista Staff
Last Updated: Dec 28, 2017
Choppy layered messy styles and razor-cut soft wispy hairstyles look great. Gone are the days of neat looking symmetrical hairstyles. Now, people go for more edgy and messy styles. Many people prefer the sleek hairdos which are razor-cut. One of the most popular hairstyles today is the inverted bob. Inverted bob is called so, because it is the opposite of a conventional bob haircut.

In the latter, the hair near the nape of the neck are longer, and the sides are shorter, giving a 'U' shape appearance to the hair from the back. But when you observe a long inverted bob from the back, you will notice an 'inverted U' shape appearance. These styles today are extremely popular, and there are hundreds of variations of this style too.

One can get a unique inverted bob by mixing and matching various hair cutting techniques. If you have long hair, then the scope of cutting your hair into cool new styles is even more.
How to Get a Long Inverted Bob
The length for this haircut is till the chin, shoulder, or even longer. Once the length is decided, the stylist will cut the hair to an even length. For curly hair the length is kept long, for the hair will shrink later.

The hair in the back is cut short and the ones on the side are kept longer. Mostly, the hair at the back is cut very short near the nape of the neck. The hair on the sides is cut edgy, for a more prominent look.
Variations of the Haircut
There are many variations of the inverted bob. The inverted bob with some sort of bangs is a good way to quickly add style to the hair. There are many bang styles to choose from too.

However, some bangs look good only with certain types of inverted bob styles, so choose wisely. For example, you can go with a sleek symmetrical long inverted bob with Cleopatra style bangs.
Wavy Long Bob
a girl with a wavy long bob
The wavy long inverted bob can be done with using long hair, to give it a wavy look. The benefit of a long inverted bob is that it gives a lot of options for trying different styles and colors. You can add a profound highlight or just color the tips to give it a sun-kissed look.
Sleek Black Bob
a girl with a sleek black bob
Over the years there has been very little change to this hairstyle. It is one those styles that has been embraced by women from every generation. The look is captivating and can be seen every now and then being carried by a celebrity.
Asymmetrical Inverted Bob
a girl with an asymmetrical inverted bob
For a unique look, you can try out an asymmetrical long bob haircut, with asymmetrical bangs. You can keep one side till your chin and the other side a bit below your shoulder. Then cut the front hair into asymmetrical bangs.

For a stylish look, you can consider getting a symmetrical inverted bob, and pair it with side sweeping bangs.
Color Me Funky
a girl with a red inverted bob
You can consider dyeing your long inverted bob with some hot pink or purple streaks. Or you can dye the hair in platinum blonde, raven black, or red. Make sure you choose a hair color which suits your complexion and eye color before dyeing the hair.

If you want to add more texture, then consider getting lots of skinny hair highlights. Choose a color for highlights which is around 3 times lighter than your base hair color.
Clips
There are many ways of styling your inverted bob haircut. So, in case you get bored of your same bob style, you can add accessories for a cool new look. You can simply take the front hair and pin it back with hair clips.
These are some popular inverted hairstyles. Pick the one that compliments your face to the fullest. Add layers, colors, and highlights. They say, that at the end of the day it's the expert's opinion that matters, so the stylist will have the final say in it.

With the information above, you will be in a position to conceptualize the right style for you because at the end you know what's right for you.