One scroll through your Instagram or TikTok and you’ll see how everyone is adopting the curtain bangs from the most famous celebrities and iconic fashion bloggers to TikTok influencers. This 70’s so refreshing and relaxing fringes have made a huge comeback in 2020 and they are not going anywhere this year either.
During the last year, a lot of us haven’t gotten the chance to cut their hair for so long, so we ended up with a flat boring haircuts. Luckily, the curtain fringes come to our rescue as they are a simple and great way to add a refreshed feel to our looks. This thick, full and relaxed hairstyle is all what you need for a cozy working from home day. It will frame your face, add volume to your hair, give you a style even while you are wearing a mask and you will be able to go easy on the makeup cause your bangs will say it all. Here is all what you need to know.
A Reminder Of What They Are?
Back in 70’s, actresses like Brigette Bardot, Goldie Hawn, and Farrah Fawcett have made this trend famous. As the name suggests, the curtain bangs are parted down the middle, the left or right to perfectly frame your face much like a curtain does with a window.
While the typical curtain bangs are shorter in the center and longer on the sides, you can still make them longer if it is your first time making the cut. This way you will have the option of pulling them back into a ponytail or tuck them behind your ears.
Does This Trend Suit Me?
The good thing about the 70’s fringes is that they look great on almost everyone. Whether you’ve got straight, wavy or curly hair you can pull them off easily. Some might look better with the shorter version that hits above the eyes, while a cheekbone length might look more flattering for others. That’s why it is important to consult your hairstylist before embracing the cut.
If you’ve got curly locks make sure to tell your hairstylist whether you’re willing to wear it natural or straighter as this will help in determining the depth and length of the bangs.
Additionally, they look equally glamorous on all face types and hair styles and lengths as long as the shape looks balanced. You can make the bangs sweep to the sides in a way that complements the rest of your look.
Can You Do It At Home?
Cutting your own hair at home might be tricky, so we recommend you to go to a pro if you can. But if you decided to with the try it yourself at home, all you need to do is simply follow one of the many step-by-step videos on YouTube. But first, you need to take some important tips into consideration and determine the length and depth of your bangs first in order to get it right. One of the most important tips is to make sure to start longer than you think you’ll want them, so you can fix easily if needed. Also, find a specific reference image to guide you.
How To Style Them?
Let’s all agree on one thing; curtain bangs look way better styled. First, apply a volumizing product, then blow-dry your bangs using a round brush, remove the heat, and hold the section of hair in the brush for a few seconds to help shape it. Repeat this process, working in one-inch sections towards the center of the bang, before starting over on the other side.