Everyone In Hollywood Has This Hairstyle — Here's Why

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We've officially spotted the haircut of 2014: a chin-grazing, ultra-piece-y, wavy bob. Of course, it's not unusual to see multiple celebs with the same 'do, but what is striking about this trend is that the style is proving to be universally flattering. Regardless of age or face shape, the messy baby bob just works. It's a lot like the lob trend before it, but a little bit edgier and more daring.
Interestingly, the women we've seen with this style have arrived at it from different ends of the haircut spectrum. The baby bob functions as the goal length for those trying to grow out a pixie while also serving as a bold short-hair move for women with typically longer locks. Additionally, we'd be lying by omission if we didn't mention that, currently, 50% of our beauty department has this 'do. It's just such an easy way to have a short cut that's still versatile.
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Ahead, the celebrity baby bobs we're loving. And, for some tips about how to simply wake up with a texturized bob, check out our story on overnight beauty secrets.
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Beyoncé's bouncy bob is back, and while we love her with long mermaid hair, we've definitely missed this jaw-grazing length.
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Emma Stone's baby bob is choppy perfection, with a side swoop so good, it makes the growing-out-bangs process look glamorous.
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Cate Blanchett can do no wrong, but this cut really seals the deal. With an off-center part and artfully disheveled layers, the length frames her face in the best way.
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We loved Jennifer Lawrence's pixie, but the baby bob she's grown it into takes the cake. We're hoping she sticks with this length.
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Rita Ora's bob is just long enough to benefit from some curling-iron action, proving that you can dress the cut up or down depending on the occasion.
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Kristen Wiig's piece-y 'do is great for naturally wavy hair. It's the kind of style that looks great messy — the more texture, the better.
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Taylor Swift's cut is between a baby bob and a lob, and those heavy bangs work well with her curls.
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Zosia Mamet’s short crop proves you don’t need a pixie to go super-short. Falling about an inch past her ears, it’s an edgier interpretation of the look. Also, that platinum color is the perfect base for some temporary pastel. Just saying…
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Rocking the short-hair middle part in the way that only the coolest of cool French girls could do, Clémence Poésy sets the gold standard for tousled baby bobs.
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Though she’s best known for her brows, we think Lily Collins deserves some recognition for her glamorous, flipped-out bob, too.
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Michelle Dockery's shoulder-grazing bob is the perfect length for those who want the look without sacrificing the ability to wear a ponytail.
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Kate Mara’s baby bob proves that adding just a little bend to your locks is enough to dress up the entire hairstyle.
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Like Taylor Swift’s hair, but blonder, January Jones’ look solidifies that middle bangs totally work with this length.
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Jourdan Dunn’s bob falls in that sweet spot above the shoulders and below the chin, which is perfect if your neck is on the longer side.
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