Katie Gray
Updated on December 14, 2022

Curtain bangs have earned a spot in the Major League of Hairstyles for 2023, as they are currently trending big time. They are effortless chic, grow out seamlessly, and enhance features such as your eyes and cheekbones. Plus, since they are cut short to long, they do a great job of framing the face. But can you wear curtain bangs with short hair? Absolutely! Here are the best ideas to copy.

1. Modern Short Bob with Curtain Bangs

This modern bob is textured to perfection and effortlessly chic. Curtain bangs with short hair add a lot of volume, making this cool cut desirable for any hair type. To style this look at home with ease, use a round brush and top your hair off with a texturizing spray.

Short Blonde Bob with Highlights and Framing Bangs

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2. Wavy Hair Curtain Bangs

A short, shoulder-length haircut with curtain bangs is the ultimate model-off-duty look. This short hairstyle showcases the eyes as it subtly sweeps over parts of the eyebrows. Add some waves with a curling iron or blow dryer brush for a whimsical and carefree look.

Long Wavy Bob with Curtain Bangs

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3. Curtain Bangs with Beach Waves

Cheekbone length bangs add loads of volume and definition, especially to haircuts with curtain bangs. Beach waves are dreamy and highlight your hair texture and shine. Whether you have long locks or a short haircut, this is a solid look for all hair types.

Curtain Bangs Cut for Women over 50

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4. Swooping Bangs Bob Haircut

Haircuts with curtain bangs have been sweeping across social media platforms all year. A classic bob with curtain bangs pairs nicely with swooping blown-out bangs and layered hair. This hair trend does fantastic face framing, and it really makes your face take center stage.

Blow Out Long Bangs with Shoulder Length Hair

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5. Lob with Curtain Bangs

Face-framing bangs never go out of style. The look can be utilized whether your hair is long or short, thick or fine. Adding framing layers to your look will give you that extra edge and oomph. Opt for thin feathery bangs to make your look more lightweight and easy to style.

6. Pixie Cut with Curtain Bangs

Curtain bangs hairstyles can be done on pixie cuts for an ultra-cool look. This is a great choice if you are seeking a low-maintenance short with added interest. Whether you are going for shorter curtain baby bangs or a longer fringe, it will be a bold and beautiful style.

7. Wispy Curtain Bangs

Adding curtain bangs is a surefire way to freshen up your look. Wispy curtain bangs are a great choice, whether you have fine hair that needs volume or thick hair that you need to tame. An added bonus: blow drying and styling your hair will become quick and efficient.

Shaggy Bob with Curtain Bangs and Layers

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8. Short Hair Curtain Bangs

Short haircuts with curtain bangs are the way to go if you want a low-maintenance, time-efficient hairstyle. Whether you have straight hair or curly locks, window bangs are perfect for creating a chic textured short hair look.

Bixie Haircut with Long Curtain Bangs

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9. Long Curtain Bangs

Long curtain bangs are the way to go for a playful, voluminous look! This look features long curtain bangs, short hair, and cute flipped-out pieces. Use a dollop of mousse and a blow dryer cream before hot tools to protect and prep your hair for hot styling. Then, use a blow dryer brush, large barrel curling iron, or flat iron to create the look.

Short Blonde Cut with Curtain Bangs Flipped to the Sides

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10. Short Hair Window Bangs

If you want to cut your medium-length hair or even long lengths short, fear not. Parted bangs are super cute on short hair. This retro look creates a great French bob shape, and curtain bangs complement it beautifully. This short brown hair look is adorable and can be finished with a soft silkening mist.

Chin Length French Bob with Curtain Bangs

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11. Sleek and Chic Middle Part Cut with Bangs

A classic sleek bob is a beautiful haircut to frame your face shape and since the modern version comes with a middle part, why not style it with curtain bangs? This look features short curtain bangs for a powerful and professional look.

12. Short Straight Hair Curtain Bangs

You can create vibrant short straight hairstyles when you add in curtain bangs, as they provide a lot of definition and shape. The best part is that you don’t always have to straighten your hair; the bangs will look just as stunning with beach waves.

13. Long Bob, Long Bangs

A bob featuring long side bangs is a great idea for women with heart-shaped faces and wide foreheads, as it helps create a sassy contour. When styling your bangs, use a round brush and a texturizing spray, and you’ll be ready to rock and roll!

14. Blut Bob with Framing Bangs

A blunt bob is super trendy in recent years. Celebrities such as Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez and Kourtney Kardashian have all been fans of this look. Bob with blunt ends typically features fewer layers, comes with a nape undercut, and can be styled shaggy or smooth, as you prefer to wear it. The key s it to go for a style that will help you radiate that ultimate ‘cool girl’ look.

Undercut Blonde Bob with Face Framing Bangs

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15. Shaggy Bob with Curtain Bangs

Shaggy bob with curtain bangs is an incredibly gorgeous, modern haircut. Trendy curtain bangs truly highlight the color and shine in your eyes – and your hair! You may also experiment with block coloring and front highlights to help the bangs stand out.

Wavy Hairstyle with Pastel Highlights and Curtain Bangs

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16. Short Brown Hair with Bangs

This is a go-to trendy haircut featuring curtain bangs that provide loads of volume and texture. You can have some fun with the color and spice it up with highlights and lowlights. If you’re not feeling adventurous, natural fall colors will never let you down. Loose waves create a gorgeous look and make hair color pop!

Bob with Bangs for Thick Hair

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17. Soft Curtain Bangs

This lovely look features a bob haircut with swoopy curtain bangs. It’s very sweet and subtle, while still showing off shape and definition. Short hair with curtain bangs is a great style if you have thin hair and want to add some volume by adding more curl and bounce to your bangs. To polish off this look, use a smoothing finishing creme or high shine spray.

Short Straight Angled Cut with Blow Out Curtain Bangs

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18. Chin Length Bob with Side Part Curtain Bangs

Window bangs were popular in the ’70s and have been making a big comeback. Soft curtain bangs are delicate and so divine – a perfect addition to a short bob for thick hair. To recreate the look, finish off your hair with a texturizing spray. And don’t be afraid to shift the part to the side if this flatters your face shape.

Chin Length Bob with Side Part Cutain Bangs

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19. Curly Curtain Bangs

Short or shoulder-length hair with curly bangs looks super cute. A perfect blend of retro meets modern! You can play around with different ways to part your hair, as well as how much bounce you want to create. Use the right products to reduce frizz, nourish and protect your hair. Hair looks its best when hydrated and healthy.

Shoulder Length Curly Hair with Bangs Pushed to the Sides

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20. Fine Short Hair Curtain Bangs

Short hair with curtain bangs creates such a playful, romantic look. It’s not only super easy to style curtain bangs. The advantage of this type of fringe is that it also doesn’t need frequent trimming and grows out easily. A high impact, low commitment choice, indeed.

Ear Length Cut with Soft Bangs for Thin Hair

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21. Short Curly Hair with Framing Layers

Selecting a short haircut doesn’t mean that you have to say goodbye to volume, just look at this curly hairstyle that shows off impressive fullness. After washing your hair, use a root-boosting mousse before blow drying for that extra oomph.

22. Bob with Face Framing Fringe

Long bangs swept to the sides look amazing on haircuts like blunt bob or shaggy bob. You can play around with the length of your fringe, but long, layered bangs seem to be a safe bet. Use a heat protectant spray and a round brush when styling for best results.

Rounded Straight Bob with Layered Curtain Bangs

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23. Stylish Pink Pixie Bob

If you are feeling the urge to change your hair in a drastic way, why not cut a jaw-length edgy bob and add a bright pop of color? This stylish pink long pixie with curtain bangs is both fierce and fun. Cut curtain bangs to get the freedom to style it with a middle part or all to one side.

24. Curly Bob with Loose Bangs

Curly hair with curtain bangs is a great way to showcase your volume, fullness and shine. Long fringe gradually blends with layers and creates a lovely shape all curly girls would endy.

Layered Curly Bob with Curtain Bangs

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25. Whimsical Short Cut with Flipped Bangs

This hairstyle features whimsical vivid colors. Thr flipped-out bangs are in tune with the funky mood and the style is definitely swoon-worthy.

Funky Colored Short Cut with Bangs Flipped to the Sides

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26. Short Layered Hair with Thin Bangs

This look proves the curtain fringe trend has had a great impact on short hairstyles. This look is elegant, soft and modern. Plus, see-through bangs are such a great choice of fringe for round face shapes.

Round Face Curtain Bangs Pixie Cut

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27. Long Curtain Bangs with E-Girl Streaks

Is it bangs or framing layers? Why guess if you can cut curtain bangs and let them grow out into lovely layered bob ‘do. You can add bright e-streaks to your hair to create a fresh and exciting new look.

28. Shaggy Bob with Thick Bangs

This hairstyle looks great with tons of loose curls and volume on the crown of the head. To hold all of the strands in place, use a hairspray. This chic look alludes to the wolf cut and is effortlessly trendy.

Short Shag Cut with Thick Curtain Bangs

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29. Coily Hair with Side Bangs

Highlight your curls by selecting a side part and curly fringe. This stunning hairstyle showcases your volume, texture, and shine and will look good with all face shapes.

Short Coily Hair with Bangs

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30. Shaggy Short Hair with Curtain Bangs

Create an ultra-modern look with a shaggy haircut featuring curtain bangs. Shaggy haircuts are so sexy, and you can choose how many layers you want to incorporate. The medium copper tone is a cherry on top.

Messy Short Bob with Bottleneck Bangs

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No matter what your hair type or texture is, bangs are a great way to freshen up your look. These 30 trendy short hairstyles with curtain bangs are great options to try this year!

Short Blonde Bob with Highlights and Framing BangsLong Wavy Bob with Curtain BangsCurtain Bangs Cut for Women over 50Blow Out Long Bangs with Shoulder Length HairBlunt Bob with Feathery Curtain BangsPixie Cut with Curtain BangsShaggy Bob with Curtain Bangs and LayersBixie Haircut with Long Curtain BangsShort Blonde Cut with Curtain Bangs Flipped to the SidesChin Length French Bob with Curtain BangsSleek Blunt Bob with Short Cutain FringeAngled Straight Bob with CurtainsChin Length Curtain Bangs with a Lob CutUndercut Blonde Bob with Face Framing BangsWavy Hairstyle with Pastel Highlights and Curtain BangsBob with Bangs for Thick HairShort Straight Angled Cut with Blow Out Curtain BangsChin Length Bob with Side Part Cutain BangsShoulder Length Curly Hair with Bangs Pushed to the SidesEar Length Cut with Soft Bangs for Thin HairShort Curly Bob with Framing Curly BangsRounded Straight Bob with Layered Curtain BangsMagenta Pixie Bob with Side BangsLayered Curly Bob with Curtain BangsFunky Colored Short Cut with Bangs Flipped to the SidesRound Face Curtain Bangs Pixie CutBob with Long Face Framing Layer and Block HighlightsShort Shag Cut with Thick Curtain BangsShort Coily Hair with BangsMessy Short Bob with Bottleneck Bangs