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Curtain Bangs have been gaining tremendous momentum thanks to their face-framing output and flexible style. These bangs start with shorter strands from inwards and gradually increase in length.
Bangs are placed on either side and usually have a centre partition. They are great if you have a broad forehead or want to enhance your cheekbones. Here are some styles that you can opt for depending on your hair type.
Amazing Curtain Bangs Hairstyles
Defined Curtain Bangs
These kinds of curtain bangs seamlessly transition to the layering of the rest of the strands. They do not overtly look like bangs and are perfect if you are unsure about taking the plunge.
These bangs look more defined in the case of straight hair. To maintain the tousled effect towards the edges, you need to style your hair after every wash. Certain small fringes in the center add great detailing to the look.
If you think getting the bangs isn’t enough and you would like to amp it up even more, then this edgy look is for you. Once you get your curtain bangs with a center partition, you can have different colors on either side.
To get the look, you can opt for two contrasting shades, as seen in the image – blonde and ginger tones. Styling it with soft waves also adds to the whimsical look.
If you are too conscious about your face shaping a certain way after the bangs or do not want the hurdle of getting it trimmed every now and then, this look is for you! They are grown out in a specific proportion (alongside the cheekbone) and work well for straight hair.
You can have balayage streaks to accentuate the look. It is a minimalist look and you can tie the rest of your hair and let these strands frame your face.
Bangs with a Bun
Curtain bangs can be a convenient option if you want to add texture to your regular hair-up in a bun. They work well for both work events and cocktail parties where you can look chic while being comfortable. This works for all hair colors and types.
When your hair is damp, clip the bangs separately and blow dry the rest of your hair. Once you hold it into a bun, style your bangs as desired. Apply some hairspray to retain the look. Note how the strands of the bangs have differing lengths forming a diamond-like edge.
If ‘woke up like this were a hairstyle, this is it! Despite looking effortless, this look does demand your care and maintenance. Apart from the curtain bangs, there is a textured effect with strands of different hair lengths.
While styling, you can scrunch up the top portion for that messy effect. Having streaks in a lighter shade also enhances the look.
This style calls for an interesting hair shape that gets highlighted alongside the curtain bangs. It is a layered look but the twist is, the crown has a thicker texture as compared to the edges.
This ‘shaggy’ look can be attained by applying some pomade to the damp hair. Use a curler to create the tousled effect and manually scrunch up a few strands to make the crown look more luscious.
Curtain Bangs with long free tresses is a common Disney princess look and you can have it too. If you have long thick hair, take some time to grow it out. To make the best of this look, keep your hair moisturized at all times, and do not use too many products.
There is a certain swirl in the curtain pattern in this look, you can style it with your curling brush while your hair is still damp.
This look acts as a variant to the classy thickly placed bangs. It will only work out if you have a naturally thick growth. There is minimal space in the middle for a few fringes, but these curtain bangs are placed in a slanting manner on both sides ending with a wavy long strand that separates it from the rest of the hair.
It is fine if you do not have any layers following the bangs. You can experiment if a contrasting color towards the edges if you want to go a step ahead.
If your hair is somewhere between wavy and curly, this style would be perfect for you. You can have curtain bangs that end right along the first fold of your curl so that it doesn’t look out of shape.
You can have extremely short hair to pull this off, and since the hair is already curled, it will look textured. It is a playful look that requires zero effort to maintain, apart from keeping it hydrated throughout.
Now, this is a hybrid situation between wispy bangs and curtain bangs, as it starts with wisps within the centre, and takes on the curtain shape along the sides.
This can be a saviour if you have lesser hair growth around the forehead and want something to distract the attention from that area. It goes with medium-length hair, and if you want to style your hair as shown, add some layers and style it after every wash.
Short length and wavy hair have a playful vibe to it, and curtain bangs add a certain flair to the look. To get this look, apply some hair gel while the hair is still damp and manually scrunch the strands.
If you have layers, the job will be even easier. Have a center partition and use a curling brush to style the bangs.
What would otherwise have been a simple straight hair look with curtain bangs, color adds a whole new dimension.
It is a pumpkin spice look with shaded effects of dark brown, and reddish brown, fading towards gold. The bangs in particular have brighter tones to draw attention, while the hair on the back side have darker shades.
Double Layer Bangs
This look with curtain bangs has a classy vibe to it, and their length makes it look like a two layered style. It will be easier to carry this look if you have straight hair.
Another element that makes the layers more prominent is the balayage styling. The roots look deep and structured with the darker tones while the edges look frisky with the blonde.
When it is claimed that curtain bangs can be pulled off by every hair type, it does include the curliest of curly hair. It is an edgy look that takes shape without comprehensive processes of styling.
It is flirty and the caramel shades around the edges make it even more pleasing. The heart of this style is having a good quality of hair that is moisturized and oiled consistently.
This is an edgy amalgamation of wolf cut with curtain bangs. The highlight is shorter strands around the top, followed by wispy layers as the strands proceed downwards and the edges that look completely flaky and thin.
The twist in this style is the positioning of ‘phoenix’ colored shaded strands along the bangs and the bottom. It is unique and if you have a knack for experimentation, this style would suit you well.
The simplest take on curtain bangs is coupling it with straight silky hair. Longer hair strands may sometimes turn monotonous and this is a good way to layer it up.
The bangs start with flaky wisps that slowly increase in length along the sides with the final layer ending around the cheekbone.
Some curtain bangs followed by dreamy long waves are a perfect look for special occasions. They are an accessory to evening looks and require minimal effort in styling.
They have a defined presence and the slight colored strands make it even more tempting. You can add gel while you step out with this style for a glossy effect.
Tied Up With Bangs
The ‘boss-babe’ look gets a whole new dimension when paired with curtain bangs. Clip your bangs while you are tying it up, and brush the hair back clasping it with an elastic.
Straighten the bangs to make it appear sleek. You can add some hair spray towards the end to retain the look for long office hours if it is a work look.
Sometimes a hairstyle appears more attractive when the layers are not just present but also distinct. While one layer is covered with the bangs, the second rests below the chin, followed by two layers towards the edges. The beauty of this look lies in its proper styling and shaded dual-tone colored effect.
Softer curtain bangs with loose layers as it trickles down is a simple yet elegant look. It makes your hair appear more healthy and enriching.
The layers are minimalist and yet add to the look. The waves are only prominent at the bottom edges. The trick is to keep the hair glossy for the best results.
Hey there! I’m Joanne. I’m a hair stylist by the day and a beauty blogger by the night. My hairstyling journey leaped when I started writing blogs on different topics related to the same.