I’m a big fan of the blunt bangs look for women. It has a certain panache with a bit of a bookish look.
Blunt bangs is when bangs are cut straight across. No layering or styling at all. They can be short, medium-length or long.
Blunt bangs have been around for a long time, dating back to ancient Egypt. While, in reality, Cleopatra herself may not have sported this look, bangs were still fairly popular back in that time. Owing to the chic, stylish look, it is no surprise that they are still just as popular, if not more! In fact, it won’t be wrong to say that blunt bangs are never out of fashion.
So, what’s so special about blunt bangs? Well, they are bangs that are cut straight across with little or no feathering at all. They look good with a variety of hairstyles, and some people believe that blunt bangs can make you look younger. No kidding! If you are thinking about getting this haircut or wondering what blunt bang hairstyles look the best, you are in the right place! Check out these bunt bang hairstyles for women and see for yourself what the hype is all about.
Below is our large and growing photo gallery of this hairstyle for women. Enjoy.
While all bangs go well with bob hairstyles, blunt bangs look exceptionally good! In fact, Blunt bangs with a bob is an iconic combination. Taylor Swift sported this look that features blunt bangs and a sleek short bob. The hairstyle is chic and trendy and perfectly frames the face.
Blunt bangs can be high maintenance. However, they are easy to manage. In fact, on a good hair day, all you may need is to run a brush through them! Check out how gorgeous Rachel McAdams with this relatively sweet and simple hairstyle, which features blunt bangs as shoulder-length hair loosely sprawl around, framing the face.
Looking for a “neat” look? Check out this hairstyle! Sported by Kelly Osbourne, this hairstyle features classic blunt bangs with hair neatly tied in a bun at the back. A hairstyle as elegant as this one is hard to miss. Go with this style when you want to showcase your earrings. To tweak things up, just like Kelly, you can experiment with hair color as well!
Zooey Deschanel is a true advocate of bangs. In fact, she has been sporting bangs for years! Check out this simple yet stunning hairstyle featuring blunt bangs and medium-length hair with loose curls. As the bangs frame the face from the top, the hair is casually tousled on the shoulder on one side, resulting in a subtle and natural look.
Check out the stunning look of Hannah Simone. The hairstyle features straight cut blunt bangs. The hair is loosely tied in a bun at the back while a few loose, slightly curly strands of hair frame the face from both sides to complete the look. If you are aiming for a soft, lovely look, this is the hairstyle for you!
The best thing about blunt bangs is that they look as sassy with long hair as they are classy with short! Mary Elizabeth sported this hairstyle that features blunt bangs with long hair. Note how the hair has a slightly curvy look at the end. This adds texture to the hairstyle, resulting in a charming look.
While everyone’s going crazy over Taylor Swift’s blunt bangs look, characterized by slightly shorter bangs, this hairstyle is equally gorgeous. Note that the bangs do not cover the forehead all the way down to the eyes. Sported by Alexandra Ella, short blunt bangs with a bob style is the best option when you want to show off your eyebrows!
Taylor really likes blunt bangs! This hairstyle is the perfect example to bust the myth that blunt bangs look good only with sleek, straight hair. This sassy hairstyle features straight-cut blunt bangs and short wavy hair. The wavy texture adds volume to give your hair a fuller look.
Looking for a new, stylish look to go with your short blunt bangs? Go for curly, tousled hair! Modeled by Sofia Boutella, this hairstyle features short blunt bangs, covering only half of the forehead. The bangs are coupled with chin-length curly hair. Whether you carry an ordinary straight bob or go for an asymmetrical bob, blunt bangs look good with all!
Would you fancy a fiery, slightly disheveled look? If you like to stand out from the crowd, check out this amazing hairstyle modeled by Alexis Bledel. It features blunt bangs and short hair with distinct curls. This hairstyle is perfect to draw attention to your eyes and lips without looking bland or flat.
With an outward straight-cut bob and blunt bangs, Bai Ling looks absolutely stunning. Note that the highlights play a major role in bringing out the true beauty of this hairstyle. If you love to play with highlights and lowlights, give this hairstyle a try!
With her silver-purple hair color, blunt bangs, and sleek long-bob, Kelly Osbourne is on fire! With a long inward bob, this hairstyle perfectly frames the face to bring focus to the facial features, especially the eyes and lips. Depending on the length of the bangs, your eyebrows may or may not hide behind your hair.
Here’s another hairstyle that you can sport without having to worry about swiping away loose strands of hair out of your face. Modeled by Christina Ricci, this hairstyle features blunt bangs. The rest of the hair is tied in an elegant low-bun at the back. If you are planning to complete your look with earrings, this hairstyle may be the right choice for you!
Hannah Simone proved that blunt bangs can go with almost any hairstyle. If you are a fan of blunt bangs, the good old ponytail is enough to create a dazzling hairstyle. It also gives you a chance to show off of your earrings!
Asymmetrical bob with blunt bangs is the ultimate recipe for a fiery-feisty look. Modeled by Natalya Rudakova, the hairstyle features sleek, asymmetrical, inward bob coupled with straight cut bangs. Although these blunt bangs are not as dense as most other styles, they look equally stunning. Also, the copper hair color adds an X-factor to the overall look, resulting in a hot and feisty look. If you are a redhead, you have no excuse to not give this hairstyle a try.
This is the perfect hairstyle for women with wavy hair. If you have naturally wavy hair, there’s not much you need to do to recreate this hairstyle. Modeled by Kerry Washington, the hairstyle features medium-length wavy hair. Also, notice that the low-lights work wonders to add a soft and lovely touch to the overall appearance.
Can’t think of a hairstyle to go with your short blunt bangs? Braid it up! You are at liberty to experiment with different types of braids. You can try out the classics styles like Fishtail braid, Dutch braid, and French braid or go for something off the chart like a Reverse braid or Pull-through braid. Whatever you do, blunt bangs only add to the overall appearance when you are sporting a braided hairstyle.
This is not your ordinary blunt bangs and hair down kind of hairstyle. Modeled by Bai Ling, it features straight-cut blunt bangs covering the forehead. A few locks of tight curly hair hang loosely around on both sides of the face; help frame it to bring focus to the eyes. Finally, the rest of the hair is tied in a bun at the back. End result – a perfect look!
For the perfect evening look, recreate this hairstyle modeled by Kelly Osbourne. While blunt bangs are clearly the hero when it comes to this hairstyle, the rest of the hair is tied in a ponytail. Take notice of the volume of the hair. This makes sure that your hair does not look bland or too flat. To add the final touch, slightly curl the end of the ponytail.
While messy buns are easy to incorporate in any hairstyle, that’s not the case with top buns. However, blunt bangs have got you covered! Check out this amazing top bun hairstyle sported by Bai. It’s neat, simple, chic, elegant, and classy – all in one!
Whether you have long, medium, or short hair, blunt bangs are all you need to revamp your look and stand apart from the crowd. These bangs look good on all kinds of hair and go well with a vast variety of hairstyles. In fact, contrary to popular belief, blunt bangs are extremely versatile. Now that you know all about the amazing blunt bang hairstyles, which one are you try first?
On December 17, 2012, Britney Spears attended the press conference for the season finale of Fox’s “The X Factor” sporting a loose wavy hairstyle with blunt bangs.
Tyra Banks dyed her hair into a straight sandy blond tone styled with blunt bangs for a Cleopatra look when she arrived at the Clive Davis 2013 Pre-GRAMMY Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 9, 2013, in Beverly Hills, CA.
Miley Cyrus attended the “Avengers: End Game” Los Angeles Premiere on April 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. She wore a classy black strapless gown that she paired with her medium-length wavy and tousled blond hair with blunt eye skimmer bangs.
Lady Gaga was seen outside a London hotel in London on September 9, 2012. She was lovely with her cool sunglasses, gorgeous make-up and a tall beehive style top knot bun with a dark brown tone.
Katy Perry looking sleek in a mid-length straight cut with short blunt bangs during her live concert the Rai Television Studios in Milan on November 18, 2008.
Emma Stone’s lovely smokey eyes were on full display with her red dress and straight blond hairstyle with blunt bangs when she arrived at the premiere of Gangster Squad at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, CA on January 7, 2013.
Rihanna was on stage for NBC Today Show Concert with Rihanna at the Rockefeller Center in New York, NY on June 08, 2007. She wore a charming silver dress that she paired with her raven straight short bob hairstyle with blunt bangs.
Nicki Minaj paired her black embroidered sheer dress with a medium-length curly raven hairstyle incorporated with straight and thick blunt bangs at the FOX Winter TCA All-Star Party 2013, Langham Huntington Hotel, Pasadena, CA on January 8, 2013.
Jessica Alba was at 5th Annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball Benefit held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, NY on November 13, 2008. She wore a lovely black dress with her charming bun hairstyle that has straight and blunt eye-skimmer bangs.
Christina Aguilera looks gorgeous in a sleek, straight, and long hairstyle with bangs that she complements with smokey eyeshadow and hot pink lipstick during the ‘Rock The Vote’ on September 25, 2008.
Keira Knightley was at the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie “Atonement” at the Academy Theatre, Beverly Hills on December 6, 2007. She wore a stunning peach dress that she paired with her long ponytail incorporated with blunt bangs.
Sarah Hyland was at the “Call Me Crazy: A Five Film” Premiere at the Pacific Design Center on April 16, 2013, in West Hollywood, CA. She was charming in a strapless dress that she paired with a straight medium-length brunette hairstyle incorporated with blunt bangs.
Rose Byrne was at the “Bridesmaids” Premiere at Village Theater on April 27, 2011, in Westwood, CA. She paired her pink dress with an upstyle bun hairstyle with blunt bangs and loose tendrils.
Milla Jovovich attended the gala premiere for “Blood Ties” at the 66th Festival de Cannes on May 20, 2013, in Cannes, France. She paired her lovely floral dress with a loose, tousled, and shaggy shoulder-length hairstyle with blunt bangs.
Christina Ricci attended the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Penelope’ held at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Los Angeles on February 20, 2008. She paired her stunning and sexy dress with a sandy-blonde bun hairstyle incorporated with blunt bangs.
Aubrey Plaza attended the NBC Universal 2009 All-Star Party at the Langham Huntington Hotel, Pasadena, CA on August 5, 2009. She wore a black blouse to pair with her silky straight raven hairstyle that has blunt bangs.
Shailene Woodley was at the 2018 CinemaCon – An Evening With STXfilms at Colosseum in Caesars Palace on April 24, 2018, in Las Vegas, NV. She wore a stunning beige dress with her raven upstyle bun hairstyle incorporated with blunt bangs.
Jennifer Hudson attended the “Hairspray Live!” Press Junket at Universal Studios Lot on November 16, 2016 in Universal City, CA. She paired her stunning black dress with a raven bowl cut pixie hairstyle.
Zooey Deschanel attended the “My Valentine” World Premiere on April 13, 2012, in Beverly Hills, CA. She wore a charming strapless dress with her long raven half-up hairstyle with blunt bangs and a slight tousle.
Long straight red hair with blunt bangs
Bob Cut with Blunt Bangs
Short Hair with Blunt Bangs
Here’s Paris Hilton with short blonde hair and blunt bangs.