20 Hairstyles To Convince You To Get Bangs

Bangs will look good on everyone, we guarantee it!
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Bangs can change your look in a snap (or a snip? LOL). A fringe can look good on any face shape, and it will work with any hair texture. If you aren't convinced that this cut will work for you, we've got a slew of hairstyles with bangs to prod you to finally take the plunge. Scroll down and be inspired!

  1. Choose curtain bangs with long hair for a classic look.

    To cop this look, ask your hairstylist to snip off bangs that work with your natural hair part. Have your fringe cut into a crescent shape that ends right on top of the temples to create a face-framing effect.

  2. Did you know that full bangs look so good with a messy top knot?

    A fringe and a top knot can emphasize your facial bone structure. Start by spritzing sea salt spray on your locks, avoiding the bangs. Then, tye your hair into a high ponytail and twist it into a knot. You may make it messier by taking a few random strands out of the looped hair.

  3. Combine two trends in one look: The K-beauty-approved sheer bangs and the It Girl haircut, the lob.

    Sheer bangs are pretty tricky to instruct to salon stylists, so it's best to show them this photo so they can have a clearer peg of what you really want. The long bob (aka, the lob) is a safe haircut to try: It's short enough to expose your neck and shoulders and long enough to tie into a ponytail.

  4. Resurrect your signature grade school 'do: Bangs with a blunt bob.

    This classic haircut will always work for everyone. Dress it up with a barrette, snap clip, or a headband if you ~really~ want to channel the school girl look.

  5. A high half-pony with side-swept bangs and face-framing tendrils would make a good choice for all face shapes.

    Yes, you can still wear this '80s-inspired 'do today—all the better if you have a scrunchie!

  6. Accessorize with a scarf headband.

    Channel French Riviera chic by tying a scarf around your head. An alternative you can use: Satin headbands or a thick gossamer ribbon.

  7. Pair your long wavy hair with see-through bangs for a youthful look.

    Try K-beauty S-waves hairstyle with bangs for an undone effect. To achieve this, wrap a half-inch section of hair around a curling wand. Brush the curled hair to make the texture appear softer.

  8. Go ahead and try micro bangs with short curly hair.

    Enhance each ringlet by massaging a curl-enhancing mousse or milk on wet hair—just avoid the bangs so you won't end up with a greasy forehead and a slick fringe.

  9. Wispy crescent bangs create the perfect boho ponytail.

    Crescent bangs hairstyles are the most flattering 'do to try. The piecey texture adds a boho touch—your ponytal will never look boring. Bonus points if you have golden highlights on your hair!

  10. Add softness to an edgy pixie cut with heavy bangs.

    Make a pixie cut appear extra feminine by brushing a full set of bangs to cover your entire forehead. To create the airy look, blast towel-dried locks with a hair dryer and have its nozzle target near the roots. Don't forget to tousle your fingers while drying your bangs!

  11. Try crescent bangs with light brown layered hair for a classy makeover.

    This is a fail-safe hair upgrade anyone can try. Just ask your stylist to dye your locks into a chestnut brown hue, snip off face-framing layers on the ends, and finally, cut crescent-shaped bangs.

  12. Make your half-pony appear extra sexy by adding volume on the crown.

    This look screams the '60s, and we see no reason not to resurrect it. To cop the retro hairstyle, spray dry shampoo on the hair, and tease the crown before tying it up in a high ponytail. 

  13. Dye your long hair silver blonde and add a full crescent fringe for a total makeover.

    When you're super bored with your look, go big by getting bangs and bleaching your locks in the lightest hue possible.

  14. Stand out in a crowd with a rainbow-colored blunt bob and bangs.

    We are living for this candy-colored hair! Jealz? Have your locks bleached to a level 3, and then color with a temporary hair dye.

  15. Who says bangs on curly hair will never work? Add caramel highlights for extra flair!

    Again, another proof that curly-haired girls can try bangs. The more texturized, the better!

  16. Channel French girl chic with full crescent bangs and long hair.

    Chunky bangs and layers will work best for thick hair. Pump up the volume (even more *wink, wink*) by spritzing the roots with texturizing dry shampoo or massaging a dollop of volumizing mousse on towel-dried hair.

  17. Jet black locks and micro blunt bangs are just too cool!

    Try something out of the norm: Raven-colored tresses and micro bangs. You'll be surprised with how this hairstyle can make you feel more confident!

  18. Long side-swept bangs with peach-colored tresses look so dreamy.

    A sorbet hue, like peach, is a subtle take on the rainbow hair trend. Adding side swept bangs and layers will guarantee a flattering look.

  19. Tell your stylist to cut choppy bangs and dye your hair medium blonde. C'est chic!

    By now, you are already convinced that colored hair and bangs make a great pair.

  20. Tie a ribbon around your head for a charming school girl lewk.

    Take cues from Gossip Girl's Blair Waldorf by adorning your hair with a velvet ribbon or headband.

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