Back 20 of 21 Fake a Bob Cut — No Scissors Needed! Fake a shorter, cropped hairstyle — aka the trendy faux bob — by using just a clear elastic and a few bobby pins. See? You can get an updated hairstyle without reaching for those cutting shears. Watch our easy step-by-step tutorial to see how to recreate the full look. On Kirbie Johnson: H&M Comments Amy3145567 4 years this is great to try out when you dont want to commit to a cut!