Black Hairstyles with Bangs: 16 Styles to Make You Want a Fringe

Every hair type gets fringe benefits.

It seems like everywhere you turn there’s someone who just got a new fresh set of bangs. Bangs are an easy way to give yourself a bit of a makeover without doing something extremely drastic. We’re not saying it’s a style change that’s completely foolproof (and thankfully, there’s a way to fix that), but it’s totally worth the risk no matter what hair type you have. This is why we’re highlighting black hairstyles with bangs.

If you’ve been told you should stay away from bangs because you have a natural hair texture, especially if you tend to wear your hair curly more often than not, we’re here to prove otherwise. Black hairstyles with bangs, whether you’re a curly natural or a straight natural, are a look just about every gal is after. If you aren’t sold yet, then allow the looks below to give you some hair inspiration and change your mind:

1. Baby Bangs

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Teeny tiny fringe.

Have a short natural pixie and want an update? Throw in a set of baby bangs to help round out your look.

2. Bumped Bangs

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A bump at the ends for body.

Black hairstyles with bangs work for any age and hair texture. If you want to add a little body to your bangs, use TRESemmé Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Spray for protection and curl the ends with a curling iron.

3. Curly Bangs

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A fringe full of ringlets. Photo credit:

This is proof that women who wear their hair curly can have curly bangs. Use a gel, like Emerge Style Goals Gel to help with definition.

4. Thick Curly Fringe

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More is more.

Do you have really thick curls? Try this thick curly fringe. Fluff it up for extra volume!

5. Faux Curly Bangs

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Fake it for fun.

Not sure which of the many black hairstyles with bangs you should try? Try a test run with faux curly bangs. Pull your pony up as high as possible and allow your curls to cascade on your forehead.

6. Layered Bangs

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Add a few layers for movement.

Want to get the appearance of movement within your bangs? Opt for this layered cut.

7. Long Hair Bangs

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Popular bang hairstyle.

This look is worn by many women and we like to think of it as a classic. If you have long hair and want a quick update, try a straight fringe.

8. Short Hair Bangs

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The long and short of it. Photo credit: Allyson Alapont

Think out of the box if you’re going for a look that no one else really has. This long and short style is a look that stands out from the crowd.

9. Side Part Bangs

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Bangs are versatile.

In case no one has told you, bangs are versatile. If you want to try a new way of wearing your fringe, try a side part.

10. Color Block Bangs

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Add color into the mix.

Here’s a lesson in making your bangs really stand out. Try getting a bold hair color on your fringe area only. If you want to ease your way into a new hue, go a few shades lighter than your natural hair color.

11. Straight Bangs

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A classic fringe.

This is one of the simplest black hair with bangs hair ideas. Throw a lid on to accessorize your style.

12. Thick Bangs

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Full-on thick fringe. Photo credit:

While piecey and feathered bangs are fashionable, there’s nothing like the drama a thick fringe brings. Try this look on a bowl cut.

13. Tousled Bangs

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Give your fringe some life.

While straight bangs are simple and easy to wear, we can all use a little life in our fringe. Refresh hair with a dry shampoo like Dove Refresh+Care Volume And Fullness Dry Shampoo and tousle your bangs to wake up your style.

14. Twisted Bangs

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Fringe with a twist.

This is proof that you can create any hairstyle with bangs on natural hair. Sweep your fringe over to the side and add a chunky twist.

15. Wig with Bangs

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Try it for just one night.

Have a special night out on the town and not enough time to do your hair? Try a wig with bangs for just one night.

16. Wispy Bangs

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Bangs with edge.

Get the feathered effect to match your wispy pixie.

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