66 Best Ways to Pair Curly Hair with Bangs

Best curly bangs hairstyles this year

If you’re a curly girl who’s been told your whole life that bangs are bad, I hate to break it to you… but you’ve been lied to. Unlike women who pay for their curly hairstyles, you’ve been blessed! Every day celebrities like Zendaya, Rihanna, and Sandra Oh, all have gorgeous naturally curly hair with bangs.

No matter your natural curl type, from 2c to 4c, you can rock a curly fringe. It’s all about how you style and work with it, and to know how, a thorough consultation with your hairstylist is needed.

Bangs on curly hair need maintenance, but considering the superb volume and movement you’ll get, it will be worth the work.

Before your next hair appointment, check out these photos of the curly bangs trend!

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Pink Rezo Cut Fringe
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#1: Pink Rezo Cut Fringe

Prettiest pixie cut with curly bangs
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#2: Curly Pixie Cut with Bangs

High-fashion is right at your fingertips with a curly pixie cut with bangs. Grab some mousse and your favorite blower to get a gorgeous short hairstyle. If a pixie is too short for you, ask your stylist about a curly bob cut instead. Bobs look great on curly, natural hair!

Wild Long Curls with Fringe
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#3: Wild Long Curls with Fringe

If you are wanting voluminous curls, but you have fine hair, styling your hair in smaller curl clumps will give you this result. To achieve the wild, long curls with fringe, add a texturizing spray to your routine.

#4: Soft Mid-Length Curls with Curly Fringe

One of the best fringe-centric cuts for curly hair is a soft mid-length curly cut combined with a curly fringe. This shaggy hairdo compliments more spiraled curl patterns and allows you to embrace bangs if you didn’t realize a fringe was an option. Pro Tip: if you decide to opt for this chop, don’t forget to focus on curl moisture. Healthy, happy curls make coiled bangs look best!

#5: Red Curls with Wispy Bangs

#6: Medium-Length Thick Curly Hair with Fringe

If you have naturally curly hair, try rocking medium-length thick curly hair with fringe. Though curly-haired women are often afraid of fringe, with the right shaping they can really take your curly look to a whole new level. Professional stylists recommend you come into your appointment with your hair curly, so they can build your curly cut shape based on how you usually wear it.

Naturally Curly Layers with Ringlet Bangs 
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#7: Naturally Curly Layers with Ringlet Bangs

No heavy styling is required for these shoulder length, layered curly locks with ringlet bangs.

Afro-textured hair with bangs
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#8: Afro-Textured Hair with Bangs

Afro-textured hair with bangs is a timeless look that will never go out of style. The frame that the cut gives your face is unmatched. Try bangs for curly hair if you love your natural fullness and curled hair type.

Curly side fringe
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#9: Curly Side Fringe

If you have curly hair and are looking to try something new, a curly side fringe could definitely be it. Framing your face with your soft curls is never a bad idea. Ask your stylist what their favorite lightweight curling product is to get a frizz-free style.

Curly baby bangs
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#10: Curly Baby Bangs

Curly baby bangs let you show off your face! Rock your super tight curly hair and keep it out of your eyes with a fun fringe. It is ideal for all hair types but especially great on thick hair. Coil the curls around your fingers with a good styling paste and shine serum for a healthy-looking finish.

#11: Spiral Bangs

Spiral bangs are a great way to elevate a super curly hairstyle. Notice how the fringe lays right at the brow line and blends into face-framing layers. Cutting layers into textured hair is vital for a fun, bouncy shape. From loose curls to tight curls, bangs are very hip and set off your facial features in all the right places.

Curly bob with bangs
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#12: Curly Bob with Bangs

Curly bob with bangs gives the perfect amount of face-framing for women who have naturally curly hair on a round face. To get a curly bob hairstyle, ask your hairdresser for a short bob with bangs.

#13: Mid-Length Hair with Curly Curtain Bangs

Mid-length hair with curly curtain bangs is a beautiful hairstyle for ladies with square face shapes. Curly curtain bangs are wispy and effortless. Perfectly synonymous with an extra layer of volume, definition, and texture for your tresses.

Choppy ringlets
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#14: Choppy Ringlets

Choppy ringlets work well for girls with curly tresses. Talk with a curly hair specialist to give you the best outcome possible. There are many different textures and wave patterns for you to choose from. The right stylist will set those curls in a manner that would suit your features and personality best.

Curly bangs on shorter natural hair
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#15: Curly Bangs on Shorter Natural Hair

Curly bangs on shorter natural hair are stunning and suitable for many face shapes. The most versatile face shape for fringe is oval. A square-shaped face needs a fuller fringe.

Mid-length hair with curly wispy fringe
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#16: Mid-Length Wispy Fringe

The mid-length wispy fringe has layers that create a voluminous effect. For naturally curly hair, the layers give extra movement helping to make the overall look more relaxed and alluring.

Curly Ponytail with Bangs hairstyle
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#17: Curly Ponytail with Bangs

And adding curly bangs and wearing it on a high ponytail or in a bun is always in style and the perfect maintenance look when wanting to rock your natural curl pattern.

Related: See more ponytail with bangs hairstyle ideas.

#18: Hot Curly Weave with Long Bangs

No one knows that you’ve got a fake hairstyle with how a curly weave with long curly bangs is put on. Plus, you can enjoy curls without damaging much of your hair.

#19: Medium Length Curls with Light Bangs

Curly-haired girls can wear bangs too! Especially with a medium-cut and natural hair texture.

#20: Long Curly Hair with Long Bangs

Long curly hair with long bangs frame the face and add back shape to the upper part of the hair. Long curly hair can feel dragged down and a little flatter on top, adding curly long bangs brings back some interest to the face. Allowing the bangs to be curved a little longer around the edges adds a soft boho feel.

flattering bangs for curly hair
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#21: Flattering Bangs for a Round Face

Only a few look good with a curly bangs haircut. Luckily, round faces have it easy as the textures help diffuse the broadness of their faces. Wear your natural locks and flaunt your beauty!

#22: Chic Curly Short Hair with Bangs

Rock a cute and chic curly short hair with bangs to get volume into your curls and give your hair all the width. Curly short hair with bangs frames faces and stacks the curl out to give a beautiful rounded appearance. The bangs allow for a little extra volume through the top and front of the face for a subtle lift.

#23: Curly Shag with Side Swept Bangs

Curly shag with side-swept bangs is the perfect curly haircut. Curly bangs with extra layers allow movement, volume, and texture for a sexy curly hairstyle.

#24: Kinky Curly Side Bangs

Try kinky curly side bangs to take your curly hair to new voluminous heights. A curly fringe will lift the hair due to being shorter and will create volume around the upper face. Curly girls shouldn’t shy away from the style as it is so versatile, from falling over the face to being completely swept over and giving extra layers to the style.

Curly Full Bangs
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#25: Curly Full Bangs

Opt for curly full bangs for some face-framing shape and an easy switch-up of style. Bangs on naturally curly hair are absolutely stunning and girls with curly hair should embrace the beautiful shape this brings to their look. We tend to touch our bangs more than the rest of our hair, but just damp down and rehydrate the hair in-between washes for ultimate definition.

Long bangs with a curl
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#26: Long Bangs with a Curl

Long bangs with a curl make a big and fluffy hairstyle, which a Rëzo Cut technique can achieve. Stylist Nubia Suarez of New York uses this approach to give locks volume, body, balance, and shape.

“I love educating women on healthy curl care and simple styling that enhances their natural texture,” adds Suarez. “At Rëzo we believe water is the most important product to put on your hair. We suggest an 80% water to 20% product ratio.”

blonde curly hair with fringe
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#27: Blonde Curly Hair with Fringe

curly natural redhead with bangs
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#28: Curly Natural Redhead with Bangs

A cut for a curly natural redhead with bangs can really help to create a full, voluminous look to your curls while also framing your face to highlight your best features. Ask your stylist to cut your bangs dry, while your hair holds the texture that you normally wear. You can always cut more but you can’t go back if you cut too much.

#29: Face-Framing Curly Cut with Fringe

Try out a face-framing curly cut with fringe if you have a square or oblong face shape. The rounded shape of the haircut helps to soften sharp lines and creates a more full, rounded look for the face. Curls will be more defined and voluminous because the hair is not being weighed down by long layers. A curly fringe can draw attention to and show off your eyes, while also disguising fine lines and wrinkles.

#30: Brown Curly Hair with Bangs and Layers

#31: Mid-Length Curly Bronde Hair with Purple Accents

Add a fun pop of color to your mid-length curly blonde hair with purple accents. Rock curly bangs and show off your hair’s beautiful texture. Bangs are great for any face shape as long as you customize them to fit your specific needs. Adding a pop of color brings your hairstyle to the next level.

Thick Copper Rezo Cut Curls with Bangs
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#32: Thick Copper Rezo Cut Curls

#33: 3c Curly Hair with Bangs

Very Thick Curls with Fringe
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#34: Very Thick Curls with Fringe

Consider the perfect face-flattering cut with very thick curls with fringe. In my experience, when cutting bangs, they need to match your facial structure and features. When it comes to styling, use a moisturizing mousse to give messy volume and texture for a tousled eye-catching look.

#35: 80s-Inspired Natural Curls

Curly hair has endless possibilities. One of the most popular haircuts for natural, curly hair is an 80s-inspired look. Try to determine your face shape before asking for a round, voluminous, 80s cut. If you already have a round face, you are going to want a different cut that will help elongate your face shape.

Long Curly Hair with Fringe
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#36: Long Curly Hair with Fringe

If you have long curly hair, have you ever considered a fringe? It’s a soft and simple way to transition into a new style without over-committing to a new look. You may evolve from a full fringe to a side part, or curtain bangs, to an overall face framing, all in one year of transition from long layered hair to a new and sassy style. Fringe can be blown out of worn natural for varying wear.

#37: Naturally Textured Curls

Did you know that naturally textured curls are sometimes hiding amongst tangled locks? It’s easy to find out! If you’ve had an inkling that your hair is a bit more bouncy than it seems, you can book a consultation with any curly hair specialist to dive into your true texture. If it’s out of your budget to head to the salon, start by trying to avoid products that are too heavy (like coconut oil) or contain too much alcohol and see how your hair reacts.

Beautiful Blonde Curls with Fringe
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#38: Beautiful Blonde Curls with Fringe

Adding blonde to your curly hair helps you achieve more dimension, which allows for a full, voluminous style. While blonde curls with fringe are beautiful, they will require extra maintenance. Depending on your hair type, you may want to do a deep conditioning treatment that is balanced with both protein and moisture. This will help keep the integrity and elasticity, creating healthy curls.

Curly Layered Bob with Bangs
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#39: Curly Layered Bob with Bangs

A curly layered bob with bangs frames the face very well. This is great for women wanting to cover their forehead and bring attention to their eyes, nose, and lips.

#40: Voluminous Curls with Bangs

Voluminous curls enhance a looser texture. Taking off weight in the crown gives maximum lift and movement. Diffuse your hair upside down and use a volumizing spray at the root.

Choppy Curls with Fringe
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#41: Choppy Curls with Fringe

Choppy curls with fringe are a fun-loving way to live in one’s naturally curly texture. Best fitted for coarse to medium density, that love movement in the silhouette. Curtain fringe helps to frame the face and draw attention to the features. A full fringe is also a casual way to camouflage larger surface areas and maturing lines.

Mid-Length Copper Curls with Fringe
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#42: Mid-Length Copper Curls with Fringe

Coppery medium-length curls and bangs are a color and style combo that is in high demand at the salon. Tonality can range from strawberry to crimson, with bonfire in between. Any variation of this color family can suit a lady well, based on complexion.

#43: Dark Brown Curls with Fringe

Dark brown hair brings a youthful touch to most women. Any variation of length. The fringe also has some room for variation as a full fringe, a side part, or even shaggy bangs.

messy curly shag style
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#44: Messy Curly Shag Style

Try a permed curly hair with bangs on a mid-length cut to match the rest of the curl pattern, which was much curlier.

Stylists at the salon cut the bangs dry to make sure they achieve the shape you want for your fringe. When styling wispy curls on a curly cut with bangs like this one, use a diffuser to enhance the curl style.

#45: Cute Bangs on Medium-Length Curls

Give these cute bangs on medium-length curls a go for a youthful-looking style! The haircut suits thick hair the most.

Medium-length curly hair with fringe like this helps separate and release dense locks. The effect lets the kinks bounce freely. Achieve the shape by doing the dry cut technique.

For proper upkeep, use KM Motion Lotion for day two curls to revive and refine strands with frizz.

lovely shoulder-length curly hair
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#46: Lovely Shoulder-Length Curly Hair

A brown curly shag with fringe is the focal point of the cut and eliminates the dreaded “triangle” shape that happens so often when curly hair lays heavy along the perimeter.

This haircut shifts the weight up, so that you gain volume on top, a lean silhouette along the bottom, and really open up the face.

Curls typically need moisture and hold, so don’t shy away from curly hair products.

For women with a wider face, get a longer fringe and a more narrow one.

Curly Locks with Superb Bangs
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#47: Curly Locks with Superb Bangs

Looking for curly locks with superb bangs? This could be the one! By layering blunt bangs on curly hair, you have the option to wear them smooth or embrace its natural curl pattern. Combine blonde highlights and black tresses for a stunning, natural-looking dimension.

This hairstyle with superb bangs is a modern curly shag with natural curls. It was created by curly hair stylist Jarely of Orange City, FL.

If you’re considering this cut, Jarely suggests you learn how to style it flipped forward. “This will help to enhance the lift on the crown.”

#48: Cute Curly Pixie Cut with Bangs

This angled curly pixie cut with long bangs is super cute. What makes this style work is all the texture added to the hair. It’s a cute way to wear long bangs for a short pixie curly hair.

Afro-textured bangs
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#49: Afro-Textured Bangs

Afro-textured bangs look fabulous on either short or long curls. Adding in the curly fringe allows for even more volume all around your natural hair. This hairstyle never goes out of style.

Choppy ringlets
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#50: Choppy Ringlets

Choppy ringlets are all about illusion and look stunning on many face shapes given that it is styled correctly. Oval face shapes are extremely versatile, round faces should go for a side-swept bang and square faces can go for a heavier, forward bang. All curly bangs look stunning from wavy to choppy ringlets.

Half-up curly hair with a fringe
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#51: Half-Up Curly Hair with a Fringe

Half-up curly hair with a fringe is the ultimate way to show off natural curls. A popular fringe technique is called a “cascade” and it looks better on ladies with thin curly hair as it creates extra volume and bounce.

Choppy bangs on curly hair
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#52: Choppy Bangs on Curly Hair

Choppy bangs on curly hair are suited for those who want to soften their face with their hair. Ask your stylist to cut tendrils around your forehead. Keep in mind, curly hair shrinks up, you might want to cut them longer. Minimal layers are the key to keep your spirals smart-looking. Allow your curls to air dry with gel.

curly hair with curly long bangs
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#53: Inspiring Curly Long Bangs

Curly long bangs are a stylish approach to curly hairstyles. The overall arrangement definitely gives off nostalgic vibes for curly locks.

curly bob with spirals and bangs
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#54: Curly Bob with Spirals and Bangs

Bangs with curly hair look good on a curly long bob (lob). Complement your oval face with a gorgeously voluminous shoulder-length cut and the curly bangs of your dreams. No need to tame your coils when they’re as fabulous as these!

The Prettiest Curly Bob with Bangs
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#55: The Prettiest Curly Bob with Bangs

Curly hairstyles with bangs like this curly lob are trending this year! These are the ultimate modern fro-ringlets. Its modern round shape of a curly bob with bangs is soft and the heavy bang frames the face perfectly.

The shape of this haircut is perfect for ladies who are wondering what to do with bangs, who love volume, and want to experience having them curled.

Hairlines are the biggest factor when determining how your short curly bangs should be cut.

Using a moisturizing gel or styling creme will add tons of volume and hold adding shape and definition to the curl.

Always remember to dry hair with a diffuser. It will always give your hair type a maximum volume and give you the perfect finished look.

Short Curly Hair with Brow-Skimming Bangs
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#56: Short Curly Hair with Brow-Skimming Bangs

Short curly hair with brow-skimming bangs gives hair a bouncy finish and a livelier vibe. What a great hair idea! It makes a beautiful curly style for lovelies who want to show off their natural texture. This short curly hair with bangs has layers that keep the chop in the most flattering shape possible.

#57: A Fabulous Curly Ponytail with Long Bangs

If you’ve got long curly hair with bangs, then there is nothing prettier than a striking textured ponytail made into a low bun updo complemented with flirty curly side bangs. Plus, the highlights add to the definition and brightness of your naturally curly long hair.

#58: Perfectly Layered Curls

Perfectly layered curls on dark hair create a chic and younger-looking hairstyle. These loose curls with fringe make the hair look fun and bouncy. For a glossier finish, apply a shine spray all over the strands. And to keep the curly texture of the locks, dry the seamless layers and bangs using a diffuser.

Long curly hair with fringe
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#59: Impressive Long Curly Hair with Fringe

Long curly hair with bangs and layered waves is super easy to style in the morning! Every girl has the right to feel pretty with bangs. Feel marvelous with this razor-cut shag combined with curly bangs on long hair and bring out the true you.

magnificent side bangs
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#60: Magnificent Side Bangs

Magnificent side bangs and a side part can upgrade a short, naturally curly hairstyle. Curly side bangs with curly hair work together and create a rounded shape to flatter an oval or heart face.

Flattering Short Baby Bangs on Tight Curls
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#61: Flattering Short Baby Bangs on Tight Curls

These flattering short baby bangs work like magic when paired with a curly hairstyle. Choose a curled haircut that’s layered a bit to allow more movement. The micro straight bangs provide extra details and freshness to the chop. Keep the bounce intact by drying the hair with a diffuser instead of a blow dryer.

#62: Brunette Curly Bob with Bangs and Layers

A modern curly shag with bangs has lots of layers with tendril-y ends. It’s so satisfying that women are becoming more open to shapes that allow their natural curls to move! Regular shampoos deplete your hair of its natural moisture making hair frizzy, fluffy, and dull.

“This fantastic brunette curly bob with bangs is for women who love their natural texture,” says curly hair specialist Shannon Hollis of Austin, TX. “It’s sexy, messy, and unpredictable, which is true when you have such bangs. You can wear this style controlled and tame, or picked out for a larger, more dramatic feel.”

Any curly-haired girl can rock shorter layers and bangs. If you’re considering this style, Hollis recommends you consult with your stylist first. “And ideally, a stylist that specializes in curls. Curly bangs and shorter layers can be high-maintenance. This is due to the ever-changing nature of curls,” she adds.

blonde ombre curly hair with voluminous bangs
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#63: Blonde Ombre Curly Hair with Voluminous Bangs

Blonde ombre curly hair with voluminous bangs draws attention to the eye area. The voluminous, wispy bangs create a soft frame that will help highlight your favorite facial feature.

Exceptional Curly Curtain Bangs
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#64: Exceptional Curly Curtain Bangs

Curtain bangs on curly hair is a cute way to wear bangs, as they are face-framing and flattering to a round face shape.

Achieve the wavy fringe by creating loose curls around the face. The style works perfectly on any woman wanting to balance out a larger forehead while still keeping the face open enough to highlight other features, such as eyes and cheekbones.

#65: Short Curly Faux Hawk for Black Women

The short curly faux hawk has the top of the head with a greater volume of hair while the sides and back are shorter. The sides can be shaved or not.

Grey Curly Hair with Bangs for Older Women
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#66: Grey Curly Hair with Bangs for Older Women




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