Jenna Dewan Tatum’s Soft Waves | Head-over-heels in lob. The lob has been on the list of top haircuts for years now, and it’s easy to see why. It can be intimidating to go for a big chop, and short haircuts don’t offer many styling options. Long hair can be cumbersome, and during Southern summers, hot. Enter the lob—the happiest medium of all. Technically, a lob is a long bob haircut (hence the name), but they offer more versatility than most haircuts.