Short, Textured Bob and Easy Swept-Back Hair
A side view shows how the style is shaped by the razor-cut layers.
When hair has well-cut layers, most of the styling work is already done, as with this minimal-effort look.
Bumble and Bumble Thickening Hairspray
Add volume with a spray that doubles as a heat protectant.
To buy: $29, sephora.com.
Aveda Smooth Infusion Style-Prep Smoother
To maximize sleekness, spray on before blow-drying.
To buy: $25, aveda.com.