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Jennifer Hudson Short Straight Black Bob Haircut with Side Swept Bangs

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Added: 22 Feb 2017
Hairstyle Popularity Rating: ★★★★★

Description

These thick black locks are cut to chin length to frame the eyes and swept over. Ideal for an oval, oblong or round face shape, this striking hairstyle will turn heads at any occasion and is easy to re-create at home with the right tools.

Jennifer Hudson loves to wear chic and sexy hairstyles that match her bold personality. This bob is not only fashionable for Jennifer but it also suits her oblong face shape and thick hair type perfectly. Jennifer has a low forehead which looks best with a side part as seen here. The rest of the hair has been blow-dried straight then flat ironed to frame her face and highlight her strong jaw line. This leaves her with a chic hairdo that has classic style and elegance.

Jennifer adds a striking touch to her simple bob with glossy jet black locks that create drama and intrigue. This works well with her warm, dark complexion and dark brown eyes. No highlights are needed here as his geometric bob looks fabulous in one striking color.

Jennifer Hudson is an American singer, actress and spokesperson. She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American Idol, coming in seventh place.





Hairstyle Type

Category
Formal
Length
Short
Elasticity
Straight

Haircut Technique

Type
Clipper Cut

Suitability

Gender
Women
Face Shape
round,oval,oblong,diamond
Hair Density
Medium
Hair Texture
Coarse
Age
Under 21, 21 - 30, 31 - 40, 41 - 50, and 51 - 60
Height
Any
Weight
Thin/Average/Large
Forehead Height
Short/Average
Glasses
No

Styling

Time
20 minutes
Tip
Use a flat iron to finish off this look.
Products
Smoothing Shine and Hair Spray
Tools
Blow Dryer and Straightening Iron



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Styling Steps

1. Apply Smoothing Shine

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Apply a very small amount of smoothing shine to the palms of your hands and then run it through the mid-lengths and ends of your hair. Smoothing shine will work best on any hair type and style, but is especially good for smoothing down frizzy hair.

2. Part to the Left

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Using the corner of your comb and standing in front of a mirror find the middle of your left eye and then drag the comb straight up slowly until you reach your hairline and then continue back in a straight manner to achieve an even left part. A side part is great for longer face shapes because it creates the illusion of width.

3. Use a Paddle Brush

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A paddle brush is used for detangling the hair and can be used to smooth out straight hair when blow-drying or styling. It is a must have for every household.

4. Blow-dry Using a Paddle Brush

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Working in sections starting from the back, place the paddle brush close to the roots and drag it through the strands slowly, taking care not to overheat your hair. Once dry, continue to a new section, completing the back, the sides and then the top section last of all.

5. Use a Straightening Iron

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When straightening your hair, first make sure that your hair is completely dry. Then, section your hair off starting from the back/nape using a comb. Straighten your hair starting from the roots and working your way down to the ends using your comb as your guide. Make sure not to leave the straightening iron in one spot for more than 3 seconds. For more information about straightening techniques click here.

6. Apply Hairspray

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To finish, apply a minimal amount of hairspray from an arms length distance to the top, sides and back. Take care not to use too much or you will end up with a white, flaky residue which looks like dandruff.




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