Straight Hairstyles

15 Blunt Straight Hair Looks to Try

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Allison

Get in on the blunt hair trend with these inspiring new looks.

There’s no denying that straight hair is one of the most versatile hair types. You can pretty much configure it into any style as it generally happily goes into the shape and direction in which you want it to. But there are times when you might feel bored with your straight hair, craving a new way to rock your straight locks. Enter blunt straight hair, a trendy and fun hairstyle that’s all about its defined, sharp ends. Perfect for the modern gal, the blunt cut is all about owning an edgy and fierce style. Read on to check out our collection of 15 of our favorite blunt hair ideas that will surely inspire you to check out this trend.

On Our Radar: Blunt Straight Hair

two-length blunt straight hair
Try that adventurous cut this year. Photo credit: Allyson Alapont

1. Blunt and Asymmetrical Bob

How great is this one-length cut? An edgy/unexpected combo, this is one cool way to elevate that traditional bob with a deep side part and long angular section. Have fun with this look as you rock your dramatic part with ease.

Woman with blunt straight hair
Sleek, straight hair on long hair. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

2. ’90s Style Straight Blunt Hair

Part of the reason we love blunt straight hair so much is that it gives us some major nostalgia. Who could forget the perfectly pin straight hair of the ’90s? Just keep in mind, any look that needs regular heat styling absolutely needs a heat protector, like the TRESemmé Get Sleek Heat Protection Spray, that you would apply to your hair before you apply heat via a flat iron or blowdryer.

Woman with blunt straight hair
Slick it down for a cool look.

3. Slicked-Down Center Part

Slicked hair and center parts were two huge trends that we loved checking our during Fashion Week. And this blunt hairstyle is pretty easy to master. Simply comb your hair, creating your center part and apply some Nexxus New York Salon Care Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel to your roots. Comb down the gel to set this style. Done and looking fierce!

Woman with blunt straight hair
There’s no such thing as too short. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

4. Blunt and Tapered Bob

Now this is how you wear a blunt bob! Going sans bangs lets you get the ‘oh so chic’ clean lines that can really define thick-looking hair. Wear it with a center part for a fashionable take, or a side part for a softer (more forgiving) look.

blunt straight hair on black hair
Bangs are a definite yes. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

5. Chin-Grazing Bob

Or maybe you want a classic blunt look with sweeping bob and bangs. We love this combo with its clean lines and defined bangs that looks awesome on straight hair types.

Woman with blunt straight hair
Gunmetal is the new silver.

6. Blunt Cut Silver Hair

The bright gray hair trend isn’t going away anytime soon and we just love this darker gunmetal shade. Just like a longer bob lets you get away with perfectly exact bangs, a collarbone length cut allows for long bangs. Long bangs, even if they are blunt gives a softer look which balances out a longer blunt cut.

blunt straight hair with a low ponytail
The perfect pony. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

7. The Low Ponytail

We couldn’t not include a low ponytail look. They were just too popular this fashion month! With a blunt cut you get this really abrupt end to a straightened ponytail and we’re here for it. It’s a chic look that takes all but two seconds to whip together.

shag blunt straight hair
Messy blunt ends are so high-fashion. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

8. Heavy Blunt Bangs and Messy Hair

Blunt hair can be a messy shag, too! You just need to balance it out with not too messy blunt bangs. We like this almost shaggy looking cut with perfectly straight long bangs. To get the texture in your hair spritz in some of the Suave Professionals Texturizing Sea Salt Spray. Use your fingers to scrunch the product in your hair to create that live-in texture.

blunt straight hair with a lob
A softer take on blunt cuts. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

9. Ombre Lob Blunt Cut

Add some softness to your blunt cut with an ombre dye job. It makes your ombre look more cool, and your blunt cut look more delicate. We lean more towards ombre on blunt cuts because it can mirror that sharp end, as opposed to a balayage look. Make sure that you keep your ends in good condition because they’ll be on display with this cut. A weekly date a hair mask should do the trick for moisturizing your bleached ends.

Woman with blunt straight hair
Soft blunt cuts are possible.

10. Blunt, Angular Lob

Another way to add some softness to this harsh cut is to try a deep side part and an angled cut. It will make your hair ever so slightly heavier on the one side which keeps this look from getting too sterile. Bonus: deep side parts make for wonderful faux side bangs.

middle part blunt straight hair
You can try a center part no matter what the length of your hair. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

11. Short Center Part

Although the runway almost always showed off center parts with waist grazing long hair, it looks gorgeous on shorter locks, too. This particular cut is not for everyone (rounder faces should try the above, side parted look) but looks gorgeous on oval shaped faces. This cut also lets you highlight your strong facial features like cheekbones or your jawline.

Woman with blunt straight hair
A silky half-updo.

12. Slicked Back Half-Updo

Slicked back hair doesn’t need to be all or nothing. We adore this half-slicked back look. You just need to separate the top half of your hair (ideally with the cleanest lines possible) and slick back just that top section with some gel. Cap it off with a shiny barrette and you’ve got all the chic clean lines we can handle.

side part blunt straight hair
Try a side part! Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

13. Deep Side Parted Long Hair

Deep side parts aren’t just for lobs. We’re loving the look with extra long hair too! Just make sure that your hair is cut with your side part in mind. If you don’t, you can get a wonky looking line instead of that blunt look.

Woman with blunt straight hair
Nourish your hair in style.

14. Totally Slicked Back Look

Want a sneaky way to wear a deep conditioning hair mask all day? Style it into a slicked back look. You can use straight up coconut oil for a deep conditioning hair fix.

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Long bangs are another favorite trend! Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

15. Extra Long Blunt Bangs

We’ve got a thing for extra long blunt bangs, we admit it. Going for a thin look like this will give your blunt bangs a more romantic, piecey effect. You can amp it up by styling for a piecey look, or get that chic blunt line by opting to straighten your bangs.

Want even more blunt straight hair looks to inspire you? Check out these straight hair looks for formal occasions

Allison
Allison
06 April 2017

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