Long Hair With Side Bangs: 10 Pegs for a Trendy Everyday Look

Learn different ways on how to style your tresses so you can rock long hair with bangs.

Bangs are so in nowadays, and they come in different types. You have the high-fashioned blunt bangs and the edgy baby bangs. If you want to inject some K-wave into your look, there’s the see-through bangs. Meanwhile, hairstyles with side bangs are not left behind as far as hair trends are concerned. And if you’ve been wondering how to wear long hair with side bangs, you’ve come to the right place. We’re rounded up chic ideas just for you.

1. Shoulder-Length Hair with Side Bangs

Long hair with side bangs: Closeup shot of Asian woman with shoulder-length brown hair with side bangs wearing a pink top against a blue background
Add drama to a simple shoulder-length hair with trendy side bangs. Credit: Shutterstock

Side bangs can blend seamlessly with shoulder-length hair because they are relatively long. To style your side  bangs, part your hair either on the left or right. Then, comb your bangs in place. Apply hair wax for texture and definition. If you decide to grow out your side bangs, you can simply tuck them in your ear to get them out of the way.

Editor’s tip: Face your day with clean, healthy hair by washing it with TRESemmé Detox & Nourish Shampoo. It has natural extracts like green tea extract, tea tree oil, and Hawaiian ginger root extract that work to gently cleanse and purify your hair. It leaves your hair smooth and nourished and gives it that clean feeling. 

2. Long Glam Waves With Side Bangs

Asian woman with a long hairstyle with side bangs
These long waves take your whole look to the next level. Credit: Hariono Halim

Side-swept bangs frame your face and add more flair to this glamorous hairstyle. You can create huge, well-defined waves by dividing your hair into several sections and wrapping each around big hair rollers. Blow-dry your hair with the rollers on to set the shape, remove the rollers one by one, and gently brush your hair to loosen the curls. Finish by spritzing hairspray all over your hair.

3. Bun with Side Bangs

Long hair with side bangs: Closeup of an Asian woman with black hair in a bun against a blue background
An updo with side bangs looks chic and fresh. Credit: Shutterstock

Is it sunny and hot outside? Put your hair in a bun to keep you cool and refreshed. Don’t worry. this updo goes well with side bangs, too. With your bangs swept on the side, they don’t have to contend with sweat on your forehead should you be doing a lot of leg work throughout the day. If you want your side bangs to stay put on extra busy days, just secure them with a bobby pin.

Editor’s tip: Don’t let frizz get in the way of a great hairstyle. Use Dove Amino Restore 1 Minute Serum Conditioner, which has amino-infused serum capsules that go deep into your hair to treat frizz and dryness from within. It leaves your hair silky smooth and soft in just one minute. 

4. Thin Hair With Deep Side Part

Long hair with side bangs: Closeup shot of an Asian woman with long dark brown hair wearing a white turleneck shirt against a pink background
Balance out a wide forehead with a deep side part. Credit: Shutterstock

If you have thin hair, you can make it look thicker by parting your hair deeply on one side and adding side-swept bangs. You can also wear your hair like this to add balance to a heart-shaped face or a long face.

5. Long, Lightly Tousled Down ‘Do

Asian woman with long hair with side bangs
Chill out in style with this ‘do. Credit: Shutterstock

Go for a messy-chic ‘do by finger-combing and scrunching your hair to add texture and movement. Side bangs add charm to this casual hairstyle, especially when you also style then with your fingers to complete the laidback vibe.

Editor’s tip: Protect your hair from hair fall due to breakage by using Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Hair Fall Defiance Ultra Conditioner. It has revolutionary fiber actives that penetrate your hair up to a cellular level to strengthen it and prevent breakage. This conditioner also helps tame frizz and restore shine to dull hair. 

6. Low Ponytail With Hair Clips

Asian woman with a ponytail smiling
This can work as a chic, work-from-home hairstyle. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Side-swept bangs add oomph to a simple low ponytail. You can even jazz it up even more by accessorizing with a hair clip or two.

7. High Ponytail with Side Bangs

Long hair with bangs: Closeup shot of a woman with long brown hair in a high ponytail wearing a white top
Side bangs can make a high ponytail look more laidback. Credit: Shutterstock

A high ponytail never goes out of style and is flexible enough to go with any hair trend. If you want a sleek ponytail, use a flat iron on your hair and fringe.

8. Twin Braids With Side Bangs

Asian woman with braids smiling
Look cute and bubbly with this twin-braid hairstyle. Credit: Hariono Halim

You can also incorporate side bangs into a two-braid hairstyle. Just remember to divide your bangs equally into two sections when you part your hair in the middle before braiding it. Comb your bangs towards the left and right sides and style them with a flat iron to keep them in good shape.

9. Hair With Highlights

Asian woman with shoulder-length brown hair wearing a white sleeveless dress outdoors
When getting a new haircut, you might want to get a new hair color, too. Credit: Shutterstock

Add a bit more depth to your long hair with side bangs by coloring your hair. Feel free to play around with various coloring techniques. Balayage highlights make the color blend seamlessly with your hair, even if your hair starts growing. Layers and waves also become more apparent and defined when you dye your hair, so this is another reason to get some highlights along with your side bangs.

10. Faux Side Bangs

Asian woman with hair in an updo
Fake it ’til you’re ready to get it. Credit: Hariono Halim

Not yet sure if you’re ready to commit to a fringe? Get faux ones. Do this by first tying your hair into a high ponytail. Then, get a section of hair from this ponytail and bring this section forward until the tips cover your forehead. Secure this section on top of your head using bobby pins and form a bun by wrapping the rest of your hair around the base of your ponytail and putting it in place with bobby pins. Style your faux bangs using your fingers, and you’re done.

Now that you have all these ideas, get ready to rock long hair with side bangs. With their versatility and low maintenance, we don’t think they’re going to go out of style soon.


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