How to Easily Do a Wolf Cut With Curtain Bangs at Home

by Jdee
5 Materials
15 Minutes

Want to learn how to do a wolf cut with curtain bangs? Well, you’ve come to the right place! This "wolf cut" hairstyle is so trendy at the moment. It's an easy way to cut your own hair with layers - much easier than a regular haircut. Plus, the DIY curtain bangs are pretty easy too.

Whether you're looking to cut your own hair because salons are closed or you just want to save time and money, I'll show you how to do a wolf cut with this step-by-step guide.

Tools and materials:

  • Hair scissors
  • Comb
  • Hairbrush
  • Scrunchie
  • Rubber band
How to do a wolf cut

1. Analyze the cut

Before you go ahead and do the wolf cut, just have a quick look at the style. It is trimmed all the way down the side, and then it drops at the bottom. 

Wolf cut hairstyle

Also, for me, I like that my hair alongside my face stops at my jawline - it's very flattering.

Brushing hair forward

2. Do the wolf cut

Start by combing your hair all the way forward, as shown. 

Putting hair into a unicorn ponytail

Then tie your hair right on the front of your head. This is called a unicorn ponytail. 

Pulling hair forward

Pull your hair forward and snip off your desired length. 

How to style a wolf cut

If there’s hair around the front that’s falling - that’s ok! First, snip the longer bits and then the shorter ones. 

Snipping hair

Now, go right in there and snip it off. Because I cut my hair recently, I’m just getting rid of the dead ends. 

Point cutting

Now, turn your hand horizontally, and point-cut your hair. 

Wolf cut hair

Undo your elastic and let your hair down. Can you see my bottom layer is freshly cut? 

Parting hair

Part your hair, start right above your ear, and go all the way around. 

Tying hair in a high ponytail

Now, tie your top section, as shown. 

Trimming dead ends

Here you can see that I have around an inch of dead ends to trim. 

Doing a wolf cut

Point cutting to get rid of the blunt line

Cut off the dead ends and then finish it off with a point cut. Point cutting is great as it gets rid of the blunt line

Cutting hair at the sides of the face

Cutting curtain bangs

3. Cut your bangs

Pull a side piece from your bangs straight forward, and cut your desired length. Remember to cut up the side and then point-cut it. Repeat this on the other side and all around the frame of your face. 

Razor cutting the sides of hair

4. Razor the sides (optional)

I don’t like a heavy bulk on the sides, and if that’s the case with you, then go ahead and razor down the parts that create that bulkiness. For this, open your scissors, and slide it down the length of your hair, as shown. Don’t snip; just slide it down. 

Easy wolf cut tutorial

Wolf cut with curtain bangs

Wolf cut with curtain bangs tutorial

That’s basically it. Now you have a beautiful wolf cut! What do you think of it? I love how it frames my face and how the layers flow. Thanks for watching my tutorial on how to style a wolf cut and happy cutting! 

Suggested materials:
  • Hair scissors
  • Comb
  • Hairbrush
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  • Karen Ivery Karen Ivery on Nov 15, 2022

    Awesome tutorial!!!

  • Karen Karen on Nov 19, 2022

    I would love to do this cut, but my mom says that it will look ugly since my hair is short. its long enough i believe- i dont even want a long style of a wolf cut

    • Jdee Jdee on Nov 19, 2022

      My hair has grown really long since this but I still have the same cut & I love it. Good luck ❤️