Short Hair With Curtain Bangs: 15 Trendy Looks to Try

Here are chic ways to rock curtain bangs along with your short haircut.

Short hair with curtain bangs exudes a fresh, youthful vibe. This type of long fringe, which is parted in the middle and worn on the sides, adds body and volume to bobs, lobs, and even certain types of pixie cuts. Curtain bangs frame your face in a soft, dainty way, and they can easily give your hairstyle an effortlessly chic look.

While curtain bangs have long been in fashion, having them on bobs and lobs is uso right now. If you want to try this trend, let these hairstyle pegs inspire you. Check them out below.

1. C-Curl Bob With Curtain Bangs

Asian woman with short hair with curtain bangs wearing a red blouse
This trendy hairstyle goes well with corporate-chic outfits. Credit: Hariono Halim

Love Korean hair trends like short hair with curtain bangs? Style your bob this way. Just part your hair in the middle and blow-dry the left side of your curtain bangs while rolling it away from your face using a round brush. Do the same on the other side of your fringe. Then, blow-dry the tips of your hair as you brush them inwards to create a C shape.

Editor’s tip: As a finishing touch to your hairstyle, apply a drop of TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Anti-Frizz Shine Serum. It has keratin and marula oil, giving your hair five benefits in one amazing system. It adds shine, calms frizz, detangles knots, makes your hair soft, and tames flyaways. This hair serum leaves your hair professionally styled and full of movement. 

2. Wavy Bob With Curtain Bangs

Asian woman with short hair with curtain bangs
This hairstyle spells understated glam. Credit:

This tousled, wavy style for short hair with curtain bangs has just the right amount of glam. Style your chin-length or medium bob this way to elevate your everyday look and make it a head-turner.

Editor’s tip: If you often style your hair using heated tools, your strands may become dry, brittle, and prone to hair fall. We recommend using Dove Botanical Anti Hair Fall Shampoo Silicone Free Primrose. It is made with 100% botanical oil with primrose that nourishes weak and brittle hair. It helps strengthen your hair and reduce hair fall. This shampoo also has a gentle, silicone-free formula, so if you’re into a clean beauty routine, you can include this in your hair care arsenal. 

For best results, use Dove Botanical Anti Hair Fall Shampoo Silicone Free Primrose with  Dove Botanical Selection Anti Hair Fall Hair Conditioner Primrose.

3. Bob With Beret and Clips

Asian woman wearing a beret and hair clips on her short hair with bangs
Spice up your bob by wearing a cute beret and hair clips. Credit: All Things Hair

Add character to your short hair with bangs by accessorizing with a beret and hair clips. Leave your curtain bangs loose on the sides.

4. Lob With Curtain Bangs

Asian woman with a lob with curtain bangs
A long fringe to go with a long bob. Credit: Shutterstock

Update your one-length lob by adding curtain bangs. And if you have thin locks, short hair with curtain bangs can give the illusion of having fuller-looking tresses.

5. Purple Lob

Asian woman with short purple hair
Pretty in purple, that’s what this look is. Credit: Reggie Pistanio from Pexels

A bold hair color like purple makes short hair with curtain bangs more exciting. You can be as creative as you want with your chosen hue while sporting a trendy haircut.

Editor’s tip: Frequent bleaching and coloring can make your hair extremely damaged. For this, we recommend Dove Keratin Repair 1 Minute Serum Shampoo. It has keratin-infused serum capsules that go deep into your strands to repair damage from within. It leaves your hair recovered, beautiful, and resilient in just one minute. 

6. Curled Bangs

Asian woman with curled short hair and bangs
Attending a virtual party? Look your best by styling your hair this way. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Short hair with curtain bangs can be curled in the same direction as the rest of your hair. Try this hairstyle if you want to look glammed up for the day.

7. Pixie Bob

Asian woman with a pixie bob
Finger-comb your hair and curtain bangs to create a relaxed look. Credit: Shutterstock

Short hair with curtain bangs also work well with pixie bobs and lobs. You get the enjoy the edgy silhouette of a pixie cut. And because of its length, you have enough hair for your curtain fringe.

8. Jet Black Short Hair With Curtain Bangs

Asian lady with short hair style portrait
If you’re looking for a new way to wear your short hair, this jet black style with curtain bangs will give you the edge-y feel you crave. Credit: justhavealook from Canva

Jet black short hair with classic bangs is a bold move, but it’s not the only way to make your short locks stand out. Try adding some curtain bangs for a little bit of extra flair!

9. Blonde Wispy Short Hair with Curtain Bangs

Asian woman with short blonde hair
If you want to be the life of the party, it’s time to get your hair done! Credit: Auttapol Tatiyarat from Canva

This year, why not try something new? This hairstyle is perfect for you if you’re looking for a fresh take on blonde hair. The curtain bangs are the perfect addition to a classic blonde bob.

10. Wavy Short Hair with Curtain Bangs

Asian woman with short hair on the beach
You’ll be able to wear this either straight, wavy, or curly. Credit: Christian Diokno from Pexels

We know it’s hard to find a haircut that works with any and all hair types, so this short hair with curtain bangs is a real gem! The curtain bangs are so soft and feminine, while the round bob keeps things modern and fresh.

11. Straight Bob with Blunt Curtain Bangs

Asian woman with short hair and curtain bangs sitting on a chair
If you’re looking for a way to make your short hair extra fun, add curtain bangs! Credit: Streetwindy from Pexels

Curtain bangs are the perfect way to add some shape and volume to your straight, short hair. If you’ve got thin hair yet you still want bangs, this is the way to go!

12. Fiery Red Lob

Red haired Asian woman
If you’ve always wanted to have red hair, but haven’t quite found the right style…look no further. Credit: khoatran from Canva

The best part about short hair with curtain bangs? It doesn’t matter what color your hair is—you can rock it! Red hair is a great way to express yourself, and it’s also an easy way to get noticed. With the right cut, you’ll look like a fiery goddess!

13. Half-Curled

Woman with short hair wearing black dress
This is an easy way to create a playful, feminine look that will have everyone swooning! Credit: cottonbro from Pexels

14. Short Bob with Long Curtain Bangs

Asian short hair with floral background
Curtain bangs can actually add more dimension to your short hair and make it look fuller than it actually is. Credit: Zhang Kaiyv from Pexels

When it comes to short hair, there’s one thing that can make it even better: bangs. The secret is in the details: if you have very short hair, try asking for a soft side part with a tight fringe that starts just above the brow line and ends right at the tip of your nose.

15. Blonde Curtain Bangs

Asian woman with short hair in white tshirt
Blonde bangs are the perfect way to add a little extra something to your look. Credit: Cottonbro Studio from Pexels

Blonde bangs are so in right now, especially with the rise of Kpop! They’re the perfect way to add a little edge to your look while still keeping things feminine and pretty. The best part? You don’t have to commit to a full blonde ‘do if you’re not ready yet!

There you have it. Now, pick your favorite look and get ready to rock short hair with curtain bangs!

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