The cool girl-approved micro fringe trend all the stars are loving

Leona | 30 January 2018

The micro fringe trend is back with a bang! 💥


Fringes are fast becoming the style of choice for many women the world over. From Bardot to Birkin, we can’t seem to get enough of the trend, with the latest instalment being yet another throwback look – the coveted micro fringe!

With familiar faces such as Bella Thorne and Emma Watson inspiring the look, we think it’s about time you found out how you too can wear the trend in a way that suits you best.

From retro to grunge, your perfect micro fringe match is just a scroll away, so read on for all the details.


Micro fringe:  The trend you need to try now


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Bella Hadid channels bettie page vibes. Credit:

Bella Hadid’s Bettie Page retro fringe

A huge fan of the micro fringe trend is none other than style icon Bella Hadid. A great way to add a fresh update to your look, make like Bella and go for a full micro fringe and style with a high ponytail – this is the style for any retro lovers out there. Credit: @bellahadid

TONI&GUY Flawless Sleek Creation Hairspray

Editor’s tip: Thinking of following in the footsteps of Bella Hadid and teaming your new bangs with a ponytail? If so, be sure to seal in your style with a hairspray, such as the TONI&GUY Flawless Sleek Creation Hairspray, for finishing sleek updos.

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Micro fringe and messy bun duo

There isn’t much we don’t think looks great with a messy bun, and the way this Instagrammer has styled hers with a thick micro fringe makes for a match made in heaven in our eyes. Credit: @foxandbow

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Emma Watson channels Audrey Hepburn vibes. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Emma Watson’s Hepburn bangs

Named after Audrey Hepburn’s side-sweeping fringe from movies such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Sabrina, Hepburn bangs are fast becoming the hottest bangs trend of 2018.

Hepburn bangs look best styled to the side and with soft edges, just like Emma Watson’s look.

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Runway approved is the only way to go. Credit:

Catwalk-worthy blunt glossy bangs

As with most trends, it tends to start from the catwalk before reaching the masses, and the micro fringe trend is no exception.

Spotted on the Custo Barcelona and Alexander Wang runways over the last few seasons, models were seen strutting their stuff with choppy bob haircuts and blunt bangs.

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Long shag and micro fringe combo

Want to get in on the micro fringe trend but want to keep the length of your hair? Then you will be happy to know that a micro fringe looks amazing on longer tresses, too!

Wear yours with one of 2018’s hottest haircut – the long shag – to be the ultimate trendsetter. Credit: @benjaminryanhair

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Team your micro fringe with a cool ombre hue. Credit:

Textured grunge fringe

From undercuts to the much-loved shag haircut, micro fringes have the versatility to be styled in whichever manner suits your personality best.

We’re loving the way this Instagrammer wears her textured micro fringe with a bold ombre bob for a grungy yet on-trend update. Feeling that ’90s nostalgia much? Credit: @kbsthanshaugen

TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray

Editor’s tip: Enhance your natural texture by using the TONI&GUY Sea Salt Texturising Spray over damp or dry hair for added texture and tousled waves.

woman with long curly brown hair and micro fringe
Curly girls – we couldn’t leave you out. Credit:

Curly bangs

We know that sometimes trends don’t quite work the same on those with curly hair as it does with straight. But we can all rejoice in the fact that anyone can work the micro fringe trend and look totally amazing! Credit: @shinetodine






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