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, specifically Black hairstyles with 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: 16 Looks Worth Trying Now

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. These slightly cropped bangs are a great way to get in on the bangs trend without overwhelming your face with a heavy set of fringe. Be sure to bring inspirational photos to your stylist to ensure that you have the same vision in mind.

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 black bangs. Use a gel, like Emerge Style Goals Gel to help with definition and maximize your curl bounciness. This look is edgy and fun and a great way to incorporate bangs into your look.

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 and achieve all-around lift and bounce in your curls. This unique cut enables you to achieve maximum volume all over.

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. This dynamic style gives your short-cropped haircut some instant visual interest!

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. This classic fringe look is an easy way to get in on the bangs trend!

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. By opting for an uneven haircut like this, you’ll be sure to make a statement!

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. This side-swept style is a softer option for anyone who has avoided bangs due to them being too harsh for their face shape.

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. Wearing a hat on top of your fringe can cover up a bad hair day in seconds. Bangs can be a little challenging to style at times but having a go-to accessory is essential for those “off” days.

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 with shorter cropped sides just around the ears.

13. Tousled Bangs

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Give your fringe some life.

While straight black 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. This creates visual interest and instant volume in your style!

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. This is a great way to try out bangs before you take the plunge and commit to the style!

16. Wispy Black Bangs

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Bangs with an edge.

Get the feathered effect to match your wispy pixie. These lighter ends will give your hair a lightweight feel and look instantly!

Are you thinking about trying out one of these styles? Be sure to grab a picture and tag us over @AllThingsHairUS!


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