Half Updo with Bangs: How to Do This Hairstyle with Wispy Fringe

Sport a beautiful half updo with bangs by learning how to do it properly through this step-by-step tutorial. 

Indonesian woman with long hair in half updo with bangs

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Bangs can beautifully frame your face when styled properly. And with a well-done hairstyle to go with it, your bangs can shine even more. A half updo is one such hairstyle. It’s a simple ‘do that can make you look stylish even on a casual day. Pair it with wispy bangs, and you’ve got yourself a trendy hairstyle. Learn how to nail this look by checking out this tutorial on how to create a half updo with bangs.

Easy Steps in Styling a Half Updo with Bangs


Add bounce to your hair

A little boost in the volume department can enhance a half updo with bangs. Get this by washing your hair with DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo and DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner. These products help make your hair bouncy while nourishing it at the same time. 

Half updo with bangs: Asian woman wearing a floral top, touching her hair

Shape your bangs

Wrap your bangs around a velcro roller to give it a nice, curvy shape. The velcro roller will also help your bangs curve inwards. 

Half updo with bangs: Asian woman rolling up her bangs with a velcro roller

Spray on your bangs

Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray to help your bangs hold their shape. This will also help smooth out frizz. 

Half updo with bangs: Asian woman spritzing hair spray on her bangs rolled on velcro rollers

Tease your hair

Get a section of hair from your hairline up to your crown. Tease this section by backcombing from mid-length to the roots to give your hair some volume. When you’re done teasing, gently smooth out your hair using a comb or your fingers. 


Half updo with bangs: Asian woman teasing her hair

Pin your hair

Pin the teased section to create a half updo. You can use as many bobby pins as needed. You can also use a cute hair clip if you like. 

Half updo with bangs: Asian woman pinning her half updo hairstyle

Create wispy bangs

Remove the velcro roller from your bangs and style your fringe in a wispy fashion. This will create a chic and relaxed hairstyle. 


Asian woman fixing her wispy bangs

Rock your half updo with bangs

How do like your new hairstyle? You can also pair full blunt bangs with a half updo if you want something fierce and edgy. A half updo with wispy bangs, though, is great for an everyday hairstyle at school or at work. If you’re feeling extra feminine, wear a floral dress with it to complete your look. 


Asian woman wearing a floral top, smiling to the camera with her half updo with bangs

Styling a half updo with bangs is easy. There are no hard and fast rules—you can actually be creative and come up with your own hair hacks when creating this look.

Other Ways to Style your Hair with Bangs

1. Ponytail with see-through bangs

Ponytail with bangs: Asian girl with ponytail and see-through bangs
Bring the K-wave to school by wearing a ponytail with see-through bangs. Credit: Shutterstock

Style up your bangs in a ponytail with a beautiful printed scarf. This preppy laidback look can even go kray for oppa by combing your fringe to create see-through bangs!

2. Headband with bangs

Styling blunt bangs: Closeup shot of a woman with black hair and blunt bangs wearing a mustard-colored headband
A headband can be your instant fix when having a bad hair day, so always bring one when you travel. Credit: Shutterstock

Hair’s a mess all over the place? Quickly fix it in style with a cute headband! This look will greatly level up your bed hair to charmingly chic.

3. Bangs with glasses

Styling blunt bangs: Closeup shot of a woman with long dark hair with bangs wearing eyeglasses
When paired with eyeglasses, blunt bangs add a quirky touch to your look. Credit: Shutterstock

Styling your hair with bangs can be as simple as wearing a pair of cute specs. Doing so can help you add personality to your hair and your face, may it be professional or quirky.

There’s no need to complicate things. With the half updo with bangs and these hairstyles that are so easy to cop, you’ll be stylishly ready for anything. Just remember to choose a hairstyle you’re comfortable with, so you can rock it confidently.

Next read: Feeling adventurous with your hair? Add a twist to a simple half updo by learning how to create a celtic knot half updo


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