Bangs Trends Through The Decades

Every era like fashion, hairstyle trends evolve, and that, of course, includes the bangs trends through the decades. If you’re ready to know how bangs have changed from the 1960s until today – along with the iconic women who made them popular, keep scrolling.

Short and Sweet Pixie Cut

In addition to Audrey Hpeburns acting roles, Hepburn was known for her pixie cuts and short bangs in the 1950s.

To The Side

In the 1960s Diana Ross put longer, side-swept bangs on the map. As it turns out the trend continued to reign supreme throughout the decade with many sporting bangs that went past the eyebrows.

70’s Curtain Bangs

This style of bangs represents one of the it looks for the 70s. This was one of the more pared-back looks during the decade.

Feathery Curtain Bangs

Actual proof that hairstyles always make a return. The Curtain Bang trend of the 70s championed by Farrah Fawcett back in the day has recently been recreated on celebrities like Billie Eilish and Hailey Bieber.

Short Tousled Bangs

Mia Farrow sports the 80s trend in this image where her bangs are short and toussled.

Poofy To The Max

In the 90s, the poofier you could make your bangs, the better. Cindy Crawford’s Poofy hair encapsulates this trend perfectly.

Side Bangs

Were you really living throughout the 2000s if you didn’t have side bangs? It was perhaps the most popular bangs style through the early 2000’s.

Bangs Trends Through The Decades

Pin Straight Strands

Throughout the 2000s when everyone was discovering straighteners there was something particularly ‘cool girl’ about the style. As seen here on Beyonce.

Bangs Trends Through The Decades

Keeping it even

Things started to become more polished in 2010, as shown on Naomi Campbell’s silky blunt bangs.

Bangs Trends Through The Decades

Baby Bangs

Baby bangs were a popular style made trendy throughout 2018 and 2019 by celebrities like Emma Watson and Kaia Gerber.

Bangs Trends Through The Decades

Modern Curtain Bangs

The most current bangs trend that celebrities are rocking right now is curtain bangs. But, this time around, it’s not quite as feathery as it was in the ’70s.

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