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What is a stacked bob haircut?

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A stacked bob is a short haircut in which the hair is usually cut straight around the head at jaw level, layered and styled with a fringe. A stacked bob increases the volume of hair at the crown of the head.

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The haircut is a variety of the bob, which includes both shorter and longer styles such as the Chinese bob, A-line bob, shingle bob and shoulder-length bob. The length varies according to the size of the face and thickness of the hair. According to Wikipedia, the bob has been around in the west since at least the beginning of the 20th century and has enjoyed several periods of popularity thanks to celebrities who wore the style. Although the bob is mainly worn by women, sometimes men also opt for the style.

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    How do you cut a bob haircut?

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    Why would a woman over 40 want a bob haircut?

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    According to Good Housekeeping, a bob haircut is a good option for women over 40 because it is a chic haircut that is also fuss-free and easy to maintain. The bob haircut is a versatile haircut that suits most hair textures and face shapes.

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    What is a layered bob haircut?

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    A layered bob cut features the classic bob style, cut in varying long and short layers to project an illusion of length and volume. The bob is a short to medium-length straight blunt haircut which either takes a dome shape or hugs the face.

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    How do you give a layered haircut?

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    Give a layered haircut by cutting hair from the back of the head towards the face. Have the person receiving the haircut lean forward to create an automatic angle with which to work.

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