Your Guide To the Curtain Bangs with Curly Hair Trend

Curly hair and curtain bangs actually go hand-in-hand.

We’ve all asked ourselves at one point in our lives if bangs should be the next haircut move we make. Whether we’re team fringe or not, ladies with curly hair may think this option has to be 100% off-limits to them, but that definitely isn’t the case. Especially when trendy styles, like curly hair curtain bangs, are being considered.

If you ever wondered how to pull off curtain bangs on curly hair or aren’t sure how to ask or style this look, we’re breaking it all down for you. Keep scrolling to find out everything you need to know about curly hair curtain bangs.

From learning what exactly curtain bangs are and how to ask for them to styling advice and inspo, scroll for your guide to curtain bangs for curly hair.

What are curtain bangs?

Curtain bangs are a very trendy fringe style, which draws inspiration from the ’70s. It’s differentiated by a middle part with bangs that swoop outwards on either side of the part, creating the look of curtains on your forehead. The bangs are usually shorter in the center and get longer at the ends.

The look started gaining popularity when E-girl hairstyles emerged on TikTok, which evolved into the curtain bangs style we know and love. Shortly after, the trend quickly took over Instagram and it seemed like everyone was show off curtain bangs in their latest selfie.

Do curtain bangs curly hair work together?

Yes, 100%! Curtain bangs are definitely not off-limits just because you have curly hair. This fringe style works really well with curly hair because the curtain bangs can blend into layers, which help add a flattering shape to curly haircuts.

How do I ask for curtain bangs?

Asking your stylist for curtain bangs is actually very easy to do! Let them know you want curtain bangs with a middle part, that are shorter in the center and gradually get longer as they move away from your face.

Not sure how to wear or style curtain bangs on curly hair? Check out our inspo below!

1. Curtain Bangs with a Bob

girl with layered bob and curtain bangs
Go for a short layered look.

If you want to go for an all around shorter length, a layered bob is the perefct option. The short layers help fram your face and blend your curtain bangs, while also letting your naturally textured strands flourish.

2. Curtain Bangs on Thick Curly Hair

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This style works on thick curly hair too!

Curtain bangs for curly hair works on thick hair  too! A style like this can help add volume towards the top of your head, while thinning out the lower length of your hair. This is great for people who want volume, but don’t want to deal with the full thickness of their hair.

3. Natural Curly Hair with Curtain Fringe

girl with natural curly hair and bangs
Natural curly hair can wear this style too.

This style of fringe is great for people with natural curly hair! This particular look can easily be added with layers throughout your hair. Ask your stylist to add in layers with your curtain bangs for a blended look that will also create a a flattering shape without being bottom-heavy.

To keep your curls moisturized, use SheaMoisture Papaya & Neroli All Day Frizz Control Shampoo and Conditioner. This set uses Papaya, Neroli, Elderflower, and Fair Trade Shea Butter to keeo strands soft and hydrated.

4. Red Hair Fringe

girl with curly red hair and curtain bangs
Make a subtle change to your style by adding bangs.

Red hair makes a beautiful statement, but it’s always exciting to switch up your look. Adding curtain bangs to your curly strands is an easy way to make a change to your style without doing anything drastic.

5. Shag Haircut with Fringe

girl with curly shag hairstyle
Curtain bangs blend seamlessly into shag cuts.

Shag haircuts and curly hair go hand-in-hand. This style works so well with the textured hair type because it shows off your curls without being too thick too overwhelming to manage. Plus, the curtain bangs flow very well into the overall look.

If you’re curls need a little extra boost of moisture and definition, use Suave Luscious Curls Curl Defining Cream.

Whether it’s asking for the right cut or just need some style inspo, there’s a curtain bangs for curly hair option out there that’s perefct for you!

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