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Long Hair With Side Bangs: 15 Pegs for a Trendy, Everyday Look

These chic hairstyles will make you want to get a side fringe.

Bangs come in different types. Their length and the way they are cut and styled give your look a distinct vibe. If you want to create a soft look with your cascading tresses, try long hair with side bangs. This type of fringe involves strands that sit on one or both sides of your forehead. Side bangs can also be your introduction to the world of fringe because they’re easier to maintain than full, blunt bangs or baby bangs.

When your side bangs start growing and you haven’t gone to the salon for a trim yet, you can get them off your face with hair clips or hide them using a headband. You can also sweep them to the side or tuck them behind your ear when they’re already long enough.

Want to rock long hair with bangs? Here are hairstyles you can try and prepare to slay!

15 Ways to Rock Long Hair With Side Bangs

1. Down ‘Do With Side Bangs

Closeup shot of Asian woman with long hair with side bangs wearing a pink top against a blue background
Jazz up your hair with trendy side bangs. Credit: Shutterstock

Side bangs can blend seamlessly with long hair. They can even help give balance to heart-shaped or round face shapes. To style your side bangs, part your hair either on the left or right side. Then, comb your bangs into place. You can also blow-dry your bangs while brushing their tips inward to avoid tikwas.

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Editor’s tip: Keep your hair smooth and easy to style with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Shampoo. It has KERA10 Protein Complex, which penetrates your hair up to 10 layers deep to nourish it. This shampoo gives your hair 10 salon benefits in one wash. These include making your hair soft, smooth, and shiny, calming frizz, taming flyaways, detangling, and providing heat protection.

Bottle of TRESEMME Keratin SMooth KERA10 Serum Conditioner

After shampooing, use TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Serum Conditioner. Not only does it have KERA10 Protein Complex. This conditioner also has oleo serum to moisturize and nourish your hair deeply.

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 can add more flair to a glamorous hairstyle. You can create huge, well-defined waves by dividing your hair into several sections and wrapping each around big hair rollers. Curl your bangs with a hair roller, too. Then, 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

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An updo with side bangs looks chic and fresh. Credit: Shutterstock

Is it sunny and hot outside? Put your hair in a bun so you’ll feel more presko. Don’t worry. this updo goes well with side bangs, too. It’s an easy and practical hairstyle that makes you look chic on busy days.

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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. Even if you leave your hair down and straight, it won’t look flat and lifeless when you style it this way.

5. Long, Lightly Tousled Down ‘Do

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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 sweep them to the side with your fingers to complete your laid-back look.

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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 work up to a cellular level to strengthen it and prevent breakage. This conditioner also helps in taming frizz and restoring shine to dull hair. 

6. Low Ponytail With Side Bangs

Asian woman with a low ponytail with side bangs
Curl the tips of your side bangs to add more flair to your hairstyle. Credit: Shutterstock

Side bangs add a dainty touch to a low ponytail. They elevate this simple hairstyle and make it an elegant ‘do that’s great for the office, night-outs, and even cocktail parties.

7. Low Ponytail With Hair Clips and Bangs

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This can work as a chic, work-from-home hairstyle. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Love accessorizing? Wear hair clips to jazz up your low ponytail with bangs. You can even leave your fringe slightly messy to add character to your look.

8. High Ponytail With Side Bangs

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Side bangs can make a high ponytail look more laid-back. Credit: Shutterstock

A high ponytail never goes out of style. Take it to the next level by wearing it with side-swept bangs to create a chic, girl-next-door look.

9. Twin Braids With Side Bangs

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Look cute and bubbly with this twin-braid hairstyle. Credit: Hariono Halim

You can also wear side bangs with pigtail braids. To create this hairstyle, divide your bangs equally into two sections when you part your hair in the middle. Braid your hair, then comb your bangs toward the left and right sides. You can also style your side bangs with a flat iron to keep them in good shape.

10. Side Braid With Side-Swept Bangs

Asian woman with a side braid and side bangs
Whether you’re chilling out at home or running errands on weekends, this hairstyle will let you do it in style. Credit: Shutterstock

Create a side braid to add a romantic touch to your everyday look. You can wear your braid loose and add side-swept bangs to give it a messy-chic charm.

11. Long Hair With Highlights

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When getting a new haircut, you might want to get a new hair color, too. Credit: Shutterstock

Add highlights to your long hair with side bangs to create depth and dimension Feel free to play around with various coloring techniques. Balayage highlights make the color blend seamlessly with your hair for a more natural-looking result. On the other hand, traditional foil highlights are stylish, too. They give your look a fresh update without drastically changing it.

12. Faux Side Bangs

Asian woman with a bun hairstyle with faux side-swept fringe
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 with bobby pins. 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!

13. Layered Curly Hair With Long Bangs

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Long, side bangs complement layered curly hair. Credit: Shutterstock

Who says bangs are just for straight-haired gals? Bangs also look great on kulot hair, especially when you wear them long together with a layered haircut. You’ve got volume and texture in all the right places while showcasing your hair’s natural shape.

14. Long Hair With Curtain Bangs

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Keep your curtain bangs in place with a few spritzes of hairspray. Credit: Natasha Estelle

If you love symmetrical hairstyles, try curtain bangs. They are long bangs parted at the center and swept toward the sides. Pair them with tousled waves for a soft and casual look.

15. Bun With Curtain Bangs

Asian woman with a bun hairstyle with side bangs
Make a bun hairstyle look fresh and youthful by adding curtain bangs. Credit: Shutterstock

A low bun also goes well with curtain bangs. You can style your hair this way when working from home or when meeting your friends out for lunch.

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 anytime soon.