13 Short Curly Hair with Bangs to Fall In Love With

Short curly hair with bangs

Short curly hair with bangs is a short hairstyle for naturally curly hair that’s cut between ear to neck length and paired with a fringe. One way to fully maximize your curls’ potential – and be the center of attention – is to go all out with soft and appealing face-framing pieces!

Celebrity beauties Justina Machado, Alia Shawkat, Audrey Tautou, and Alanna Arrington are braving the scenes with their short hairstyles and proving that curl girls shouldn’t be afraid to get bangs. Opting for a short length is not just practical with how it takes off a ton of weight from those voluminous locks but it’s also extremely stylish and surprisingly versatile!

With expert hands and the right shape for your face, you can never go wrong with this hairstyle – just like how curly hair and dry cut expert Carol Castilho does it on her clients. Take note of how she complements her clients’ type of hair with different partings, colors and highlights, shapes, and lengths!

You can’t deny that natural hair does need lots of love and maintenance. That’s why it’s a cardinal rule to have a thorough consultation with a trusted hairdresser for tips and tricks on how to maintain and style short and curly haircuts.

Give your lovely curls a chance to show what they’ve got even when they’re cropped. View these trendy pictures of hairstyles for short curly hair with bangs to get you started with your new hair journey!

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Short and Thick Curly Bangs

short curly hair with thick bangs
Instagram @sashaivanovsky

Thicker curly locks shaped to perfection. This is what thick curly bangs on a short are all about. An ode to older times where short curls and pixie cuts like these are celebrated, you can still rock a modern look wearing such styles.

Very Short Curly Hair with Fringe

very short curly hair with bangs
Instagram @pompandproper

Complement your gorgeous curly bangs with short hair. You can notice that even in this length, you can keep short curly locks for you to curl and style whichever way you want which is a versatile thing!

Short and Curly Side Swept Bangs

short curly hair with side swept bangs
Instagram @curlmaestro

Loose curls in a bob is making its come back! This stunning short curly hair with bangs lays down a delicate look on thick hair. The texture and shape are gorgeous on curly blonde hair.

Neck-Length Curly Blunt Bangs

short curly hair with blunt bangs
Instagram @anglette

Q&A with style creator, Angela Kim
Senior Stylist @ Hairroin Salon in Los Angeles, CA

How would you describe this look?

This short haircut is a shaggy bob/curly shag with curly bangs. My favorite thing about this look is the airy texture and the long bangs for sure. I used a curl mousse by Bumble & Bumble and a diffuser for the finished look. This is her natural texture and I love her curls.

Any advice for someone considering it?

Choosing the right product for your short natural curls is key. Some of my favorite products are the Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray, Bb. Curl Mousse. This style works really well for anyone with natural texture because styling is minimal. You can use a diffuser or let your hair air dry.

Curly Pixie for Thick Curly Hair

Q&A with style creator, Jean Claude
Hair Stylist @ Jean Claude El Moughayar in Mont-Liban, LB


How would you describe this look?

This popular curly pixie cut with bangs is vibrant, fresh, and daring!

With additional short curls to the existing naturally curly hair, we’ve created the waves that we need.

With curly short hair with bangs, that’s short on one side and longer on the other, these bouncy curls were just a perfect fit.

My favorite thing about these short curly bangs is the mood and character that it gives to every woman.

Any advice for someone considering it?

You’ll need natural short curly hair to allow curl enhancing products. At the same time, you need to have soft features with a daring personality and confident attitude. This curly short pixie haircut with fringe is for women who want to be different and don’t mind showing off their hair.

Curly Baby Bangs on Short Hair

short curly hair with baby bangs
Instagram @hair_by_thom

These edgy curly baby bangs on short curly hair take all the center stage in this cut. Choppy layers complement the rugged look, giving an all contemporary vibe.

Curly Pixie Bob with Long Curly Bangs

curly pixie bob with long curly bangs
Instagram @camyhairstylist

A curly pixie bob with long curly bangs can boost a natural hair texture. Give it proper and regular haircut maintenance, and it will provide a stunning finish. Short curly hair with long curly bangs like this is ideal for long tight curls, as they provide a bouncier style.

Ear-Length Cut with Curly Side Bangs

short curly hair with side bangs
Instagram @reis_tatii

Side parted short curly hairstyles with bangs produces a bouncy form that elevates the springiness of your curly short strands. Neatly arranged but in all sorts of funky and wild!

Curly Inverted Bob with Straight Bangs

curly inverted bob with straight bangs
Instagram @amber_at_poppy

Consider a curly inverted bob with straight bangs for a bolder and fuller hairstyle. The curls in a layered bob add movement to straight hair so that it won’t look lifeless. The juxtaposition of this curly short haircut with bangs makes a chic statement.

Round Face Framing Bangs on Curly Hair

Short curly hair with bangs for a round face
Instagram @saltybangs

Cute curly bangs on short hair create helpful framing for round faces. Soft curls in layers contribute to the volume and shape of the cut, making you look as exuberant as ever.

Short Curly Bob with Bangs

short curly bob with bangs
Instagram @herecomesyourmane

Soft, wild natural curls dominate this dolly short curly bob, showing off texture and bounciness. The free-falling short curly hair with bangs soften up edges of the face that works great for sharp-edged face shapes.

Short Curly Shag with Bangs and Layers

Q&A with style creator, Debbie Chirolla
Hair Stylist @ OM Studio in San Juan, PR


How would you describe this look?

This is a fun and youthful short curly hairstyle with bangs. The color is in tune with the current color trends of magenta and rose gold hair. As for the cut, I choose to leave the length of the hair and just trim the ends. I focused on shaping the tight ringlets by adding layers. I added bangs to define a better shape of the face.

The color adds depth and dimension to the cut with the OM Curls light technique created at OM Studio for safe lighting. I really like this style because it really shows that curly hair can also be fun and edgy.

Any advice for someone considering it?

Any drastic color process can change the texture and shape of the curl. The maintenance routine in your home is important for both the color and durability as for overall hair health. This trendy short haircut with bangs is best for women with curly hair. The secret is in the right products for the type of curls you have.

Curly Cut with Bangs for Women Over 50

Q&A with style creator, Andrea Neal-Thiesen
Curl Specialist @ Gilded Fox in Portland, OR


How would you describe this?

This curly cut with bangs for women over 50 is a modern curly bob.

Any advice for someone considering it?

The key to great curls is 50 percent great shape and 50 percent in the styling products & application. Think of conditioner as your first styling product. Work it through your hair with a bit of water until you get a nice slippery seaweedy feeling. Make sure the conditioner is silicone free so you can do a light rinse leaving some in.
Bobs with bangs are absolutely the best! You can spend a little or a lot of time on styling & as long as there’s a great shape in place you’ll look stylish & put together. Bobs are timeless and can literally work for every age and hair type.