If you’ve ever doubted the impact blunt bangs can have on your look, just check out all the iconic women who’ve worn one – it might change everything. Whether they stop at your brows or just above, blunt cut bangs are – without a doubt – a commitment and fashion-forward statement, not made for the faint of heart.
So if you’re considering getting this bold cut or just want to admire it from the sidelines, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up 13 inspiring celebrities who’ve taken the plunge and rocked blunt fringes brilliantly.
13 celebrities who will show you that blunt bangs work for everyone
1. Constance Wu’s blunt bangs
Constance Wu knows how to get the ATH team talking! Here, she’s paired glamorous Hollywood curls with piecey blunt bangs, making for an edgy and feminine look.
So, if you’re worried that blunt cut bangs will look too harsh on you, you can easily balance them out with some gorgeous curls.
2. Jackie Cruz’s thick bangs + long pixie cut
Naysayers might tell you that blunt bangs and pixie cuts don’t work well together, but Jackie Cruz is here to melt your doubts away.
With her lush thick bangs, her otherwise simple pixie hairstyle is easily taken to runway-worthy heights.
Are you ready to do the same with your mane? Check out our 30 fabulous pixie cuts loved by celebrities.
3. Bella Hadid Scarface bangs
Following in the footsteps of Elvira Hancock, Bella Hadid slayed the CFDA Fashion Awards with a new addition to her brunette lob. Yep, you guessed it: she got Scarface-inspired blunt cut bangs (with curled ends and all).
The femme-fatale vibes we get from this high-impact ‘do is bound to make you feel like a serious #girlboss. So, what are you waiting for?
Editor’s tip: If you want to make your new haircut to dazzle, you’ll need to get your hands on the TONI&GUY Finishing Shine Spray. This will give your mane the glow it craves, all while controlling frizz.
4. Taylor Swift’s high-fashion bangs
We love this fresh take on Anna Wintour’s stylish hairstyle as it makes Taylor’s already-chiselled cheekbones appear even more sculpted.
5. Paloma Faith’s ’70s blunt bangs
Singer Paloma Faith revealed a ’70s-inspired Jane Birkin blunt bangs at the ELLE Style Awards. Known for her eccentric sense of style, The Voice UK coach kept her new look low-key, letting her outfit steal the show.
Editor’s tip: Textured types of blunt bangs, like this one, require a texturising spray to give it that beautifully nonchalant vibe. So, we suggest you give the VO5 Dry Texturising Spray a go.
Not only is this fringe-saver (it’s great for reviving greasy bangs), it can help produce with bedhead looks and help with long-lasting styling, since it provides your mane with grip.
6. Naomi Campbell sleek blunt cut bangs
British supermodel Naomi Campbell often rocks a sultry, eye-grazing fringe and we think we know why. The look draws attention to her amazing eyes and bone structure, ofc! We particularly love it when she pairs her blunt, full fringe with glossy, poker-straight hair.
Could shine spray be the secret behind Naomi’s shimmering mane? We think so!
7. Amber Le Bon’s rose gold thick bangs
British model Amber Le Bon showcased a playful new look on Instagram. Not only did she swap her natural hair colour for a trendy and romantic, rose gold hue, but she also paired it with a full, eye-skimming fringe. Ooh la la!
Don’t forget to check out our lineup of the trendiest shades around.
8. Ciara’s Pulp Fiction bangs
9. Kelly Osbourne’s s pastel thick bangs
She topped off this daring look with a peachy lipstick, a dramatic cat-eye flick and a bold, blunt fringe that perfectly encapsulates modern-day Cleopatra.
Editor’s tip: Straight blunt bangs, whether natural or the result of heated styling, take serious work to achieve. So, make sure you’ve got a heat protecting primer spray, like the TRESemmé Biotin + Repair 7 Primer Spray, in your beauty arsenal.
10. Christina Ricci’s blunt cut bangs with wisps
Christina Ricci isn’t new to the blunt bangs game and has, in fact, made it one of her trademark styles. So it’s no surprise that this sleek full fringe, complete with delicate wisps suits her perfectly.
11. Nicki Minaj long hair with blunt bangs
12. Rooney Mara’s blunt micro fringe
We just love how she styles it with a sleek bun and tops it off with an oxblood lipstick. Would you dare?
13. Krysten Ritter’s retro fringe
Krysten Ritter’s shorter blunt cut bangs are a wearable take on the famous Bettie Page look. This retro cut brings out her eyes and complements her pale skin perfectly – don’t you think?