How do I get a curtain Hair Cutting Style?

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Every decade has a signature cut. While the 50s had pixies, the 70s had long sleek hair and the 80s had mullet haircuts. In the 90s, it was all about curtains. Two decades later, they have made a comeback and are very much in style today. 

Curtain hair consists of messy swoopy long bangs at the front that fall like a curtain. 

This is a swooping, messy hairstyle with long bangs in the front that look like curtains. To get a curtain hairstyle with longer layers on the top and shorter at the back, you can visit a nearby salon. You can even cut the hair yourself! This style is easy to achieve and goes well with all hair types.

Method 1- Cutting your hair

  1. Get your hair damp

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Run your hair under the shower to make it damp

Run your hair under the water to make it damp but not soaking wet. Gently pat it with a towel to get rid of the excess water. If you have naturally curly hair, don’t make them wet. Just leave your hair dry.

Cutting your hair can be challenging, so it is recommended that you ask someone to assist you. 

  1. Part your hair down the middle

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For a curtain hair cut style, part your hair down the middle

For a perfect cut, use a fine-tooth comb and part your hair down the middle, using your nose as a guide. If you have straight hair, comb your hair to remove the tangles. If you have curly hair, part your hair and let your curls fall naturally. 

  1. Comb the sides of your hair forward

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Comb the sides of your hair forward to separate the sections

Comb your hair from the back to front. Then, use your comb to brush the rest of your hair backward to create a clear line between the side and the back section. This will help separate the sections for your haircut. 

  1. Cut the back hair

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Start cutting your hair from the back

Grab a pair of scissors and use them to cut your hair. Start from the nape of your neck and go upwards to the middle of your head. Leave a bowl-cut shape on the top of your head to trim later. 

  1. Trim the sides

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Trim the sides of your hair

Use scissors to trim the ends of your hair. Cut the hair on the sides, leaving behind a bowl-cut shape around the top of your head. 

  1. Cut the top

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Cut your hair from your forehead to the crown of your head

The top strands of your hair are the longest, and they are what create the curtain style. Grab your scissors and start cutting your hair from your forehead to the crown of your head. Keep the front of your hair long as that will create the bangs that hang over the forehead. 

  1. Add layers to the top section of your hair

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Trim the ends to give your hair texture

Grab a section of your hair and hold it in between your fingers. Hold the scissors downward towards the hair and trim them slightly from the ends to give them texture. Repeat the process with the other top section of your hair to make it light and bouncy.

Method 2- Styling curtain hair

i. Start with clean hair

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Wash your hair with a sulfate-free shampoo

Prepare your hair for the curtain hairstyle by washing them with a sulfate-free shampoo. Then, towel-dry or rough dry your hair with your hands.

ii. Part your hair

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Grab a comb and part your hair anywhere you like

Choose whether you want to part your hair down the middle, to the right, or the left. Grab a comb and part your hair when it’s damp so that it stays in place. 

  • Straight hair often looks better parted down the middle, while curly hair looks excellent parted to either side. 

  • If you have curly hair, add some curl-defining gel to your damp hair before you start drying it. 

 

iii. Dry your hair downwards to avoid frizzy hair

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Grab your hairdryer and point it downwards towards the top of your hair

While your hair is damp, grab your hairdryer and point it downwards to dry your hair.

iv. Use a round brush to promote volume

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While drying your hair, use a round brush to add volume

While drying your hair, use a round brush to pull the hair away from your face. Keep brushing to add some volume to your hair as you dry them. If you have curly hair, don’t brush them as it can make them frizzy. 

v. Use anti-frizz cream to set the look

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Apply an anti-frizz cream to your hair

Get an anti-frizz cream and apply it to your hair. This will help you prevent frizz and flyaways.

Curtain bangs

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Curtain bangs hair cutting style for female

Curtain bangs are face-framing bangs parted in the middle. Soft and sweeping, they are longer than a typical blunt fringe. 

How can you pull off curtain bangs?

Curtain bangs look flattering on everyone considering their face’s shape. Depending on it and your forehead’s size, play around with different lengths and positions to flatter your face. 

How to cut curtain bangs?

  1. Part your hair in the middle.

  2. Create a triangular section using your comb.

  3. Use scissors to cut your hair diagonally; cut your fringe shorter in the center and longer at the sides.

  4. Cut the ends vertically to add texture. 

We hope that this curtain style will give you an effortless look that you can show off. It can be a beautiful new way to transform your bobs and long layered hair. So, try this hairstyle right away, as it is quickly making a comeback in 2021.

 

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