The bob haircut is a cultural icon dating back in its modern form to the 1920s and 30s and constantly revived and reinvented by successive generations. In this online hairdressing course, Stacey Broughton is the former Senior Art Director of Vidal Sassoon and is widely recognized as one of the greatest hair cutters working today. Tracey Hughes has won Australian Educator of the Year four times, and the Excellence in Education award four times. She also counts Australian Hairdressing awards for Hairdresser of the Year, Colourist of the Year, Salon of the Year and the Honoree Australian Masters.
Study method: Learn online at your own pace with the unique See-Do-Stop-Check methodology
Qualification: MHDPro CPD certificate of recognition
Take our online hairdressing course for intermediate-level stylists and give your clients the bob they've been fantasising about. With Stacey Broughton and Tracey Hughes as your teachers, you'll learn 5 bob hairstyles, each suitable for different hair types and lengths, face shapes and styles.
Why Bob It
The iconic bob haircut dates back to the 1920s. Reinvented by every generation since, it's an enduringly popular cut with a myriad of different interpretations.
In this 5-lesson online hairdressing CPD course, internationally-acclaimed educators Stacey Broughton and Tracey Hughes step up to demonstrate 5 bob hairstyles your clients will love. The lesson break down as follows:
One Length Bob - The perfect starting point!
Box Bob - A timeless classic
Long A-Line Bob Shape - Create a youthful, modern look
Graduated A-Line Disconnection with Heavy Fringe - Refined but relaxed
Horizontal Graduated Bob on Permed Hair - A luxurious yet natural cut
At MHDPro, we're proud of our unique See-Do-Stop-Check methodology, a multisensory learning experience which empowers you to embed new techniques. Take this course to earn 10 hours CPD and a MHDPro CPD certificate of recognition, which you can download and display to impress clients and employers, present and future.
As world leaders in online hairdressing and barbering education, our 5-lesson online CPD courses cover every discipline and experience level and feature the industry's most respected educators, including Mazella&Palmer and Sharon Blain.
What's more, our unique See-Do-Stop-Check methodology delivers a multisensory learning experience that empowers you to learn effectively, embedding techniques as you go.
MHDPro courses increase your employability and revolutionise your skill set, wherever you're at on your hairdressing journey - delivering a flexible and enjoyable learning experience at a time, place, pace and cost to meet your needs.
mer Senior Art Director of Vidal Sassoon and is widely recognized as one of the greatest hair cutters working today. Tracey Hughes has won Australian Educator of the Year four times, and the Excellence in Education award four times. She also counts Australian Hairdressing awards for Hairdresser of the Year, Colourist of the Year, Salon of the Year and the Honoree Australian Masters. On completion, you can download, print and share a CPD Certificate of Recognition.
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Lesson 1 - One Length Bob
The one length bob is a salon staple and the perfect way to begin your bobbing journey! And who better to teach you than master of precision haircutting, Stacey Broughton Encompassing technical skills from blunt and freehand cutting to sectioning and graduation, you'll create a balanced and defined shape, which is easily adapted to the specific needs of your client.
Lesson 2 - Box Bob
In tutorial 2, Stacey is again on hand, this time to demonstrate the classic box bob. You'll get to grips with positioning the line above the hairline, blending from the guide into the hairline and continuing the line from front to back - as well as the placement and length of the fringe. The end result A face-framing bob sitting above the jawline that your clients will love.
Lesson 3 - Long A-Line Bob Shape
Continue your path to bob excellence in lesson 3, where you'll master this variation of a long A-line bob shape. With Stacey as your tutor, you'll begin by graduating the internal area before cutting a soft, pointed outline. Encompassing graduation, over-direction and finger and body positioning, you'll also learn freehand techniques to soften this youthful look.
Lesson 4 - Graduated A-Line Disconnection with a Heavy Fringe
Tracey Hughes takes over in your fourth tutorial to teach you the graduated A-line disconnection. Demonstrating this gorgeously slim A-line with natural movement and a relaxed outline, you'll learn how to combine graduation, over-direction, disconnection and placement to create a commercial salon shape that clients will go crazy for.
Lesson 5 - Horizontal Graduated Bob on Permed Hair
Stacey's back for your final lesson, where he'll show you how to cut a horizontal graduated bob on permed hair. This is a versatile shape for every kind of hair texture, where definition of elevation is crucial, with the texture from the firmer curl supporting the looser movement through the top area. You'll learn how to master this luxurious shape to create a graceful silhouette.
On successful completion of the course you will gain a MHDPro CPD certificate of recognition which you can download, print and share.