Do you have curly hair and still wondering if you can go for bangs? Curtain bangs can become your best ally as long as you maintain them on a daily basis. The opportunity to stock up on good advice and ideas...
Who said curly-haired women weren't allowed to wear bangs? "Spontaneously, we do not recommend the fringe on curly or frizzy hair for the simple reason that it must be replaced daily using a brush or a straightener to make it look pretty", says Gaëtan Guegan, manager training Coiff & Co. You will understand, nothing is impossible. But this requires special maintenance.
But then, is it possible to adopt any type of fringe on curly hair? Again, not everything is so simple. "When the hairline is low and close to eye level, it is strongly discouraged to have straight or short bangs. Curtain bangs are the best option, ”confirms the hairdresser. “When the location is a little further away, two options are preferred. First of all, the bangs are wicking, ”explains Gaëtan Guégan. It is ideal when it is degraded or tapered. It is worn on the side. “The curtain fringe then. She dresses the front. You can easily style it on the forehead or the sides. It gives a softer result, which frames the face ”. Beyond the fact that it is trendy, it is, therefore, suitable for any type of forehead and face.
What exactly are curtain bangs?
This hairstyle became emblematic in the 70s thanks, in particular, to Brigitte Bardot. These are bangs, a bit long, pulled down on both sides of the face. It blends in perfectly with a gradient. On the hairdresser side, it can therefore be shifted to one side or another or form a hole in the face in order to "bring an ovalization at eye level," says Gaëtan Guegan. It is also possible to let a few short strands fall to the center of the forehead and place the longer strands on the side in front or behind the ears.
To try it is to adopt it. In recent years, curtain bangs have become fashionable again. This is the ultimate beauty hair trend. On the red carpet, in magazines, or on Instagram… impossible to get through. Alexa Chung, Monica Bellucci, Heidi Klum, Penelope Cruz, Séléna Gomez, Lady Gaga, Kirsten Dunst, Zooey Deschanel, Dakota Johnson, Angèle, Marion Cotillard, Louise Bourgoin, Sophie Marceau, or even Carla Bruni have already succumbed to this disheveled hairstyle. On the hairstyle side, curtain bangs can be worn with loose hair but also when the hair is pulled up in a bun but also in a ponytail.
How to maintain curtain bangs on curly hair?
"Maintenance is the keyword," confirms the hairdresser. When you have curly hair, it is necessary to give your hair regular care before even opting for bangs. To do this, use a shampoo that best matches the nature of your hair.
You can also apply shape memory treatments, which allow the hair to keep moving longer. "The hair will be silkier and easier to comb", estimates the trainer of Coiff & Co. The brand sells, in particular, a shape memory jelly that allows long-lasting, perfect, and frizz-free styling. This product is applied to damp hair. Apply a dab of gel to the lengths and style. A treatment that you can also adopt for your bangs. Enriched with jojoba oil, this treatment hydrates curly and wavy hair to control frizz and define curls.
Now that you know all about curtain bangs on curly hair, here are a few hairstyle ideas that might inspire you.
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