22 Ways to Rock Short Hair With Bangs

Add pizzazz to your look by getting short hair with bangs. Here are some pegs. 

When you want a makeover, you often go to the salon and get a haircut. You say goodbye to your long hair and welcome a fresh, new ‘do. Why don’t you take your transformation to the next level? Bangs look good with short haircuts for women. The result is a trendy—and at times, even edgy—look. And the best part? Bangs look great with almost all hair cuts for 2021. Here are ideas on how you can wear short hair with bangs.

1. Curly Bob with Bangs

Asian woman with curly short hair with bangs wearing a mustard top
Wear your short hair with bangs like this and you’ll never look plain. Credit: Hariono Halim

Whether you have a chin-length bob or a medium bob, you can add fringe to it, especially if you have a long face. To make your look more exciting, create messy curls to go with your straight blunt bangs to play with two different textures.

Editor’s tip:  If you have curly hair, you can keep it as is and just blow-dry or iron your blunt bangs to keep them in shape. Then, keep your curls well-moisturized with Love Beauty and Planet Murumuru Butter & Rose Blooming Color Shampoo. This eco-friendly shampoo isn’t just for color-treated hair. Its murumuru butter can also keep your curly hair from getting dry. 

2. Bob and Straight Blunt Bangs

Asian woman with short hair wearing eyeglasses
Let a full fringe frame your face and character to your look. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Rock a sleek and straight bob and make it edgy by adding a full fringe. Keep it smooth and frizz-free with a drop of leave-on cream to tame those tutsang and tikwas.

Editor’s tip: Keep frizz under control by using Dove Amino Restore 1 Minute Serum Conditioner. It has amino-infused serum capsules and moisture-balancing ingredients to address frizz and dryness from within. Pair it with Dove Amino Restore 1 Minute Serum Shampoo to complete your frizz-fighting regimen.

3. Apple Cut Hair with Side Bangs

Woman with apple cut short hair smiling
An apple cut ‘do can give shape to flat and thin locks. Credit: Shutterstock

Side bangs can easily blend into an apple cut ‘do, so if you want to have bangs without making it look like you have one, this is the short haircut for you. If you want to jazz it up a bit more, dyeing your apple cut hair chocolate brown or adding caramel highlights can give it more depth and make it look fresh.

4. Pixie Cut with Side Bangs

Asian woman with short hair wearing a gray cardigan
Side bangs add a soft and relaxed vibe to a pixie cut. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

A pixie cut is already chic on its own. You don’t have to do much in order to make it stylish. Just blow dry your hair for a few minutes after showering so it maintains its shape. Then, blow-dry your side bangs near the roots to add volume and to give it a good shape as it frames your face.

5. Wavy Short Hair with Side Bangs

Asian woman with wavy shot hair with side bangs wearing a white top
Side bangs can add a fresh touch to your short ‘do.

Waves will easily elevate your short ‘do with bangs. Part it on the side to create more oomph both in volume and chicness. Wear big earrings as an accent!

6. Twisted Half Updo

Side view of an Asian woman with short hair and half updo
This hairstyle looks great when working from home or going on a dinner date. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Create this simple hairstyle for your short hair with bangs. To do this, just take a section of hair from the left and right sides, twist them, and tie them at the back of your head with an elastic. You can even add a hair clip or bow to jazz it up.

Editor’s tip: Tight hairstyles, when done often, can cause falling hair due to breakage. Protect your hair by using Cream Silk Hairfall Defense Conditioner. It reduces hair fall by up to 98 percent from the first wash. 

7. Textured French Bob with Bangs

Asian woman with textured short hair with bangs
If you’re fond of messy-chic looks, this ‘do is for you. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Look effortlessly chic by adding texture to your short hair with bangs. Simply curl small sections of your bob and loosen them up afterwards by finger-combing. It’s also a great way to make thin hair look thicker.

Editor’s tip: Make your textured ‘do last long by spritzing TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Texture Hold Hairspray. It gives your hair a lightweight, invisible hold that’s also easy to wash off at the end of the day.

8. Curtain Bangs

Asian woman with curtain bangs and bob haircut wearing a red top
Style your curtain bangs with a flat iron, then brush the tips of your bob inwards while blow-drying. Credit: Hariono Halim

This type of bangs is one of the hottest hair trends in 2021, so it’s the perfect time to get it. It gives your look a soft and dainty element, especially when paired with a C-curl bob.

9. Pixie Bob with Side Bangs

Asian woman with short hair wearing a white blouse
Give the pixie bob with side bangs a try this summer! Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

A pixie bob is a haircut with a length that falls between ear-level and neck-level. If you love bob haircuts but would want to go shorter, try this hair cut. Pair it with side bangs to give your face a nice framing.

10. Textured pixie cut with side bangs

Asian woman with textured pixie cut shit wearing dangling earrings, white shirt, and jumper dress
Nail chic short hair with bangs by going for a textured pixie hairstyle. Credit: Hariono Halim

Scrunch your side-swept pixie for a textured short hair with side bangs. This is the not-so-secret and most proven trick for Pinays with fine or thin hair, as the added texture keeps your hair from looking flat.

11. Bouncy Bob with Blunt Bangs

Asian woman with brown short hair with bangs wearing a sleeveless top
Bangs and chin-length hair make for a stylish combination. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Give chin-length bob volume by blow-drying it while brushing it inwards with a round brush. Then, blow-dry your blunt bangs down and straight, and voila! You’re done. You can also use hair rollers to give your bob a bouncy shape.

12. Layered hair with side-swept bangs

Woman with brown short hair with bangs
Experiment with a new look by getting short hair with bangs. Credits: Shutterstock

A layered short hair with side bangs may be an old school look but still worthy of everyone’s attention. It gives your hair body, volume, and movement all in one go—a hair silhouette we’re all dying for!

13. Wavy bob with messy bangs

Short hair with bangs: Woman with black wavy bob and bangs
You can use a curling iron or a flat iron to create a wavy bob. Credits: indigitalimages.com

Bobs are also popular short haircuts. If you decide to get one, you can jazz it up by making it wavy or creating a messy look. Spritz sea salt spray on your palms and scrunch through your hair to add texture. You can go for this ‘do on days when you skip washing your hair.

14. Bob with Wispy Bangs Asian woman with short hair wearing a white top

Wispy bangs give you a relaxed look. Credit: Panadda SuwanjundeeWant your bob to have a more laidback vibe? Go for wispy bangs. Style them with your fingers to give them a slightly undone look, then scrunch your bob for a bit of volume and texture.

15. Pink Short Hair with Bonnet

Asian woman with pink short hair wearing a bonnet
Create your signature style with this look. Credit: Shutterstock

Another fun look that you can try is pink hair with bangs. Make it hip by wearing a bonnet or a beanie.

16. See-through Bangs and Eyeglasses

Asian woman with short hair and bangs wearing eyeglasses
This ‘do is a stylishly smart and trendy look you can wear when you work from home. Credit: Shutterstock

Wearing spectacles? Add see-through bangs to your bob for that trendy Korean look.

17. See-through Bangs with Headband

Asian woman with short hair wearing a black shirt
Rock a school-girl vibe with a headband and bangs. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Wear a headband or a bow to make your bob with bangs cute and youthful. You can also fold a headscarf and tie it around your head like a headband. You can style your short hair this way when working from home or taking online classes.

18. Blonde Short Hair with Bangs

Woman with short blonde hair and bangs
Get baby bangs to go with your platinum blonde hair to create an edgy look. Credit: Oladimeji Odunsi on Unsplash

Make blonde hair high-fashion by getting a blunt, chin-length bob and blunt bangs. Nail the look by keeping your bob sleek and straight.

19. Straight Lob with Baby Bangs

Asian woman with a long bob with baby bangs
Baby bangs make a short hairstyle edgy. Credit: Cottonbro on Pexels

Achieve this look by ironing your hair and bangs using a straightening iron. On days when you want to look more relaxed, you can leave your hair unstyled but make sure to iron your baby bangs so they stay down and in shape all day long.

20. Pixie Cut with Full Bangs

Woman with short hair with bangs wearing sunglasses
You can rock full bangs together with your pixie cut. Credit: Gatot Adri on Pexels

You can have your fringe reach your eyebrows (or just above them) when you have a pixie cut. It gives your look a fresh, modern vibe that you can rock on both on a casual day or when you need to glam up.

21. Crimped Short Hair with Bangs

Asian woman with short crimped hair with bangs wearing a black shirt
Crimped hair gives your hair an interesting texture and shape. Credit: Thiszun on Pexels

If you can crimp long hair, you can definitely do it on short hair, too!  Do this hairstyling technique if you want tight, zigzag-shaped waves on your bob and lob. Contrast your crimped hair with straight, blunt bangs, and you get a chic ‘do as a result.

Editor’s tip: Using heat-styling tools can cause damage. If you often curl, crimp, or straighten your hair, wash it with Dove Keratin Repair 1 Minute Serum Conditioner. It has keratin-infused serum capsules that go deep into your hair to repair damage from within. It leaves your hair recovered, beautiful, and resilient in just one minute. 

22. Thin See-Through Bangs

Asian woman with short hair wearing a yellow top
This type of bangs can also be paired with bold-framed eyeglasses. Credit: Streetwindy on Pexels

This is the result when you cut a thin section of hair for your fringe. This is a great way to wear bangs when you have a petite face shape, as the bangs don’t overpower your face.

With these ideas, we’re sure you’re going to look great when you get short hair with bangs. Now, head to your favorite salon and show your stylist the hair that you want.

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