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Hairstyles with Bangs: Choosing the Right Fringe for You

Yesterday we talked a bit about how hair condition and face type can make a big difference

The side swept bangs look is a perennial classic, especially on people as gorgeous as Christina Hendricks!

when choosing a hairstyle with bangs, and today we’re going to take that information and actually look at a few types of fringe! After the many centuries humans have been playing around with new hairstyles, it should come as no surprise that there are a huge number of variations on bangs. Though we could never list every style of bangs here, there are a few types of fringe that are hugely popular and are always great choices. Once we’ve looked at a few of these and shown you the standard looks for haircuts with bangs, we’ll give you a run down on the HairBetty search feature and how you can use it to find amazing bangs haircuts.

To start out with, the easiest thing to do with bangs is to simply part them. Parted bangs are just what they sound like: parting the hair at the front of your head. This can be done in the middle or on either side, and it’s a quick and often-used solution for what to do with that part of your hair.

The most obvious and simple to cut bangs style is blunt bangs. Whether at the eyebrows, just above, just below or anywhere else, the blunt style simply means cutting the bangs straight across in a line. This look is highly popular right now due to ladies like Zooey Deschanel and Taylor Swift wearing it, but it’s actually been around for quite some time. This look goes in and out of style, and right now it’s definitely in, so it’s a great time to get it done for yourself.

Asymmetrical bangs are a bit harder to pull off, but as you can see, they look super cool when done right.

Choppy bangs are those that have been cut mostly straight across but have had texture added to them. These are often worn by men and are a more casual look than some of these others.

Similar to choppy bangs, asymmetrical bangs take the idea of making pieces of the hair that form the bangs into different lengths and turn it into a more designed look. For instance, where the choppy look is random bits of hair cut to different lengths to provide a purposefully messy texture, asymmetrical bangs would purposefully make the sides of bangs longer than the middle with even, careful cuts. These bangs look especially great with more extreme hairstyles.

Taking the choppy and asymmetrical bangs ideas to the extreme, wild or chaotic bangs have pieces of hair at drastically different lengths. Most bangs are cut so that the different lengths gradually meet each other, but for wild bangs, they can just drop straight into a different length with no connecting pieces. You see these a lot in punk or goth hairstyles, but they’re also popular with the couture crowd.

For last, we’ve saved probably the most popular bangs style right now: the side-swept bangs. Side-swept bangs are usually cut a bit shorter than the majority of hair and are pushed to one side or other of the face. This usually coincides with the part at the top left or right of a person’s face, and there are a million varieties on how to cut the bangs (if you cut them at all).  These bangs are huge when it comes to celebrity hairstyles, so you know they’re a hit!

This provides a great transition into the HairBetty free hair catalog, where you can search

The choppy bangs look is a great option if you want to go a little more wild with your bangs.

for side-swept bangs to get an idea of the different variations out there. Head to the HairBetty homepage and type in “side swept bangs” to the search bar at the top, or simply follow this link. HairBetty will then consult its massive database of searchable hairstyles and will show you a full page of results, showcasing the various ways that side swept bangs can be worn. Of course, if you want to check out any of the other bangs, you can search for those as well.

If you see any cuts on the site that you’d like to try out, you can either e-mail them to your stylist or you can send them to yourself and pull them up at your salon on your smart-phone. Getting the best hairstyles with bangs is as simple as visiting HairBetty every once in a while and seeing what new looks we’ve found for you! So give us a bookmark, and make this site your go-to spot for the best bangs ever conceived.

Hairstyles with Bangs Are a Constant Classic!

Nicole Richie knows just how to complement her heart-shaped face with the perfect fringe.

Whatever cut you choose, there’s one question that you almost always have to deal with: bangs! What do you do about them? While you can sometimes just leave hair alone and avoid the question, most cuts will need to do something with bangs. Choosing hairstyles with bangs can be somewhat daunting, with so many options out there for what to do with them, but HairBetty is here to help! By deciding on a few things ahead of time, you’ll be able to find bangs that are not only perfect for your face, but also look gorgeous. Today we’re going to focus on what you can do to prepare to find the perfect bangs, and tomorrow we’ll give you an overview of the various types of bangs that are hot right now and show you how to use HairBetty to find them! Let’s get started, first looking at the current situation of your hair.

What’s the Condition of Your Hair?

While nearly every style of hair can incorporate bangs of some kind, and bangs can be drastically different from one set of fringe to the next, your hair’s current situation will extensively effect what bangs you’re able to achieve and which ones look best. For instance, if you have ultra-short hair, such as a pixie hairstyle, you might not be able to pull off longer fringe like the side-swept or long blunt bangs. Also, curly or wavy hair might have to be straightened to achieve some haircuts with bangs. Just keep these issues in mind when looking through types of bangs, and you’ll be ok.

You should also look at the health of your hair. If hair is overly dry, has extensive damage from processes, has split-ends etc., you should consult a stylist and see what products you can use on your hair to prepare it for bangs. Nothing is more upsetting than having a great cut with bangs that’s ruined by damage, so avoid the disappointment by keeping your hair in good health with the correct products.

What’s Your Face Type?

Second to the condition of your hair, the next most important issue for picking the right

These blunt, parted bangs are gorgeous on her oval face.

bangs hairstyle for you is the shape of your face. Depending on your face, different sets of fringe will look better and can even provide some assistance in softening features. The primary face types are oval, round, long, square, heart-shaped, triangular and diamond.

Those with oval faces can pull off almost any bangs and should feel free to experiment with different looks (and count your lucky stars!).

Round faces look incredible with bangs that hang over the cheeks, which can help to make your face look a bit longer.

If you have a longer face, or if you have a tall forehead, longer bangs that hang nearly to your eyes can give your face a more oval appearance.

Square faces can be softened with looks such as side-swept bangs, giving the face a less angular look. Feathery bangs also look great on this face type.

Side-sweeps are also great for heart-shaped faces. With this face, bangs can help make the face appear less wide and can also soften a strong chin, if needed.

Triangle and diamond faces are great with wispy bangs that cover part of the forehead and help balance the face.

 

Taylor Swift has been a major part of the popularity of blunt bangs these days.

Understanding your personal situation before you start looking for the perfect fringe is the best way to guarantee great results. Using the information you’ve gathered, you’re ready to move on to looking through the various bangs styles that are out there and picking one out to try out, including all the celebrity hairstyles with bangs. Tomorrow we’ll show you how the HairBetty search tool can give you examples and inspiration for the best haircuts with bangs on the globe, so stick around!