17 Hairstyles That Will Make You Want Bangs NOW
After many, many months without a chop, many of us are longing for a change. And adding bangs is a great way to go. Sure, some may get in your eyes. But it’s worth it for some fresh fringe. We’re here today to prove that bangs are in fact very versatile. From curtain to baby, you can do a lot with that fringe.
Whether you play around with the texture, parting, finish or a combination, you can create a bangs hair look that feels like new. And unlike a lot of hairstyles, switching up your fringe requires next to no effort and hardly any time. You also don’t have to be a hairstyle whiz to create the majority of the looks. Been a long time since you rocked fringe? Make sure you go to a salon before experimenting. Read: Don’t give yourself fringe at home.
If you’ve been in a hair rut or just debating about growing out your fringe, take a look at these different ways to rock bangs. They just may make you fall in love with fringe all over again.
Complement a blunt cut with equally blunt fringe.
Curly bangs are still trending. Go for a curtain-like vibe by only leaving a few strategic curls in front.
Afraid to try baby bangs? Pair them with a pixie.
Classic sideswept bangs never go out of style.
Layer your locks to flaunt your new fringe. Ask your stylist for choppy layers with a few strands framing your face that are a tad longer than your new bangs.
Curtain bangs are one of the easiest ways to experiment with fringe. It’s totally acceptable to let a few stray strands bridge the gap.
Locks more on the wavy side? Let your fringe swoop over your eyebrows.
A finger wave on one side of your head lets you rock bangs without any long-term commitment.
Try the sideswept look with short, spiky bangs.
One part curtain bangs, one part piecey fringe.
Faux bangs are a great way to test out bangs before your next salon appointment. Simply style your side part so several strands sweep across your forehead.
Here's proof that straight, flat bangs can look amazing. Resist the urge to use a round brush when blowdrying your hair. Instead, run a flatiron down bangs to get that stick-straight look.
If you haven't had time to trim your bangs, this is a great option for keeping fringe from getting in your eyes. And it's cute enough that you'll want to wear it even when your hair is the right length.
Whether your hair is long or short, you can create this look. Take a flexible styling pomade and bring a section of the front layers together. Place the fringe just over one eye for a mysteriously sexy vibe.
Do you frequently rock bedhead waves, but still style your bangs in a straight finish? Try an all-over bedhead look by adding some texture to your bangs. Simply grab some mousse and scrunch your fringe a few times. Voilà, effortless waves.
This layered hairstyle takes seconds to do, but looks so clever. Once you try it, you'll wonder why you never considered it before. The style frames the face and makes hair appear thicker.
The Gucci girls may be able to pull off feathered bangs, but they're trickier for the rest of us to master. Instead, try these more subtle flicked bangs. Run your flatiron through front layers and bend it ever so slightly at the tips to create an understated flick.