Why You Should Try 2020’s Hottest Trend: The Curtain Bangs

Whether it’s the aftermath of thousands of people cutting their own bangs during quarantine or our collective obsession with Marianne from Normal People, curtain bangs are making a comeback, and for good reason—they look great on almost everyone. Curtain bangs originated from the hippie years of the 1960’s and 70’s and are generally bangs that hit around the cheekbone and “curtain” open in the middle of the face, hence the name.

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    Thanks to TikTok, the hashtag #curtainbangs has garnered over five million video views and continues to top the TikTok charts when it comes to hair-related hashtags. Relatively easy to cut at home, curtain bangs can add a whole other dimension to a flat, boring haircut. Unlike blunt straight-across bangs, the curtain bang is a bit more subtle and non-committal—if you aren’t in love with them after your haircut, they’re easier to grow out. Below, you’ll find five different types of curtain bangs to test out, each with their own funky vibe. 

    Curly curtain bangs