Here’s Your Guide To All The Types Of Bangs You Can Get

You've got so many choices!
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If you want to drastically change your hairstyle without having to chop major inches off of it, we have one word for you: Bangs! By adding a well cut fringe, you can instantly change your look and still retain your favorite hair length. You can even get a bangin' (pun intended) 'do whether you have straight, wavy, or curly hair!

To see which style of bangs you can go for, keep scrolling for our mini guide:

Full Bangs

The easiest fringe style to get, full bangs usually end on top or slightly below your eyebrows, covering your entire forehead. The sides of full bangs are a bit longer than the ones in the middle so they can properly frame the face and look natural.

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Blunt Bangs

The main difference between full bangs and blunt bangs is the way they're cut. No matter the length, blunt bangs have a sharp/angular finish that gives the wearer an edgy look, unlike full bangs which has a more laidback vibe. Both are equally gorgeous, though!

Curtain Bangs

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For those who aren't ready to commit to more high-maintenance styles, curtain bangs are for you! Curtain fringes graze the eye area and are parted down the middle, lending your hairstyle a relaxed and dreamy look. It even looks ah-mazing on all face shapes, so yay!

Side-Swept Bangs

Gone are the days when side-swept bangs were associated with emo kids from the '00s. Today's modern version is super versatile! You can wear it with waves if you want a more playful, down-to-earth look, or with super sleek strands for that high-fashion edge.

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Sheer Bangs

Long, short, and medium-length tresses look great with sheer bangs. To ensure your own see-through fringe looks similar to those of popular Korean celebs, you can style them via a lash curler!

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Wispy Bangs

We think of wispy bangs as a cross between sheer and full fringes. It's an adaptable style that can elevate your overall look. ;)

Parted Bangs

Honesty time: When you get bangs, there will be days you'll just want to part it to the side to get it off your face. And that's totally okay because parted bangs look gorg, too! In case you don't know what hairstyle to wear with this kind of fringe, try a classic half-up ponytail

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Micro Bangs

This risky look is totes worth it as it can accentuate your face's best features. If you're ready to take the plunge with this style, click here for a ton of ways to wear it!

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Curly Bangs

If you've ever wondered if curly-haired girls can get bangs, here's your proof! While it requires extra bit more upkeep and maintenance to define and emphasize the curls, it's worth it in the end.

Crescent Bangs

Short in the middle and long in the sides, crescent bangs are the perfect go-to when you want to take your full fringe to the next level.

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Barely-There Bangs

The super short fringe is commonly paired with pixie cuts. But FYI, cutting your hair into a pixie with barely-there bangs entails real commitment. The shorter your hair is, the more high-maintenance it is to prevent flyaways and frizz from ruining the style.

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What style of bangs are you planning to get? Join our Cosmo Beauty Group and post a selfie of your new haircut there!

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