A new cut or lightened locks can do a lot for a gal's self-esteem — if you're not afraid of permanency, that is. So, we're here to prove that you can sport a new 'do with only a handful of bobby pins, hair spray, and few moments of your time
.The faux bob
is an easy way to go from long to short
without your tresses winding up on the, um, cutting room floor. And, because we never really
got over our Gatsby
fever, we're going to show you three ways to do it yourself
. Whether you opt for sleek and polished or loose and sexy, you'll never shed any tears over this fabulous commitment-free style.
Photographed by Heather Talbert