10 Ways You Can Pull Off a Micro Fringe

The micro fringe trend is back with a bang.  

Wondering what fringe style is hot right now? Well, Pinterest has revealed it to be the micro fringe (yep, searches for cropped bangs have gone up 51%!). Unlike other types of bangs, this bold fringe style is extremely short and puts all your features on display.

With familiar faces such as Bella Hadid and Laura Herrier wearing them, we think it’s about time you found out how you can wear the trend in a way that suits you best.

Will a Micro Fringe Suit My Face Shape?

Long or oval faces

If you’re lucky enough to have either a long face shape or an oval one, you’ll be glad to know that a micro fringe suits you best.

Round faces

As long as you opt for a messy, short fringe type, you’ll be fine! Make sure there’s a curvature to your cut, as this will help balance out your round facial features.

Square faces

If you’ve got a square face shape, short bangs might not be the best option for you as they tend to make your face look longer. A way you can work around this is to try side-swept micro bangs.

Diamond face shapes

You can try this cut if you go for a get a style that is curved, as it will help balance out your lovely cheekbones.

Heart shape

If you want to make the most of your strong jawline, this bold bang style is all you need to match it and show it off. Just don’t get it cut too short!

10 Popular Micro Fringe Looks To Copy

Keep scrolling to discover the 10 micro fringes we’re crushing on, now.

Vintage Baby Bangs

Micro fringe: Soo Joo Park with bleach blonde shoulder length hair in retro waves with a micro fringe wearing a bold red lipstick.
Modern twist on a vintage classic. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

We are obsessed with how DJ and model Soo Joo Park styled her bleach blonde hair with a rounded micro fringe. We don’t know about you but this is giving us retro Bettie Page vibes, with a modern update.

Bettie Page Bangs

bella hadid dark brown hair micro fringe ponytail
Bella Hadid channels Bettie Page vibes. Credit: Instagram.com/bellahadid

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

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, like the VO5 Tame & Shine Spray, to keep your bangs looking on-point.

Messy Micro Fringe

Micro fringe: Imogen Poots with wavy dirty blonde hair and micro fringe styles in a messy bun smiling.
Give your everyday style an overhaul. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

There isn’t much we don’t think looks great with a messy bun, and the way Imogen Poots has styled hers with a micro fringe makes for a match made in heaven in our eyes.

Audrey Hepburn Bangs

emma watson short micro fringe on brown hair
Emma Watson channels Audrey Hepburn vibes. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

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 2020.

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

Pixie Cut With Micro Fringe

Rowan Blanchard with a short, black micro fringe and an Audrey Hepburn-inspired pixie haircut, wearing a pink tulle dress on the red carpet
You can pair a micro fringe with a pixie haircut! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

If you’re planning on going shorter and getting bangs, let Rowan Blanchard’s recent mane update be your inspiration. With this feathered micro fringe and pixie haircut in your life, you’ll be able to ooze glam vibes 24-7.

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Wispy Micro Fringe

Zoë Kravitz with golden blonde short hair with a wispy micro fringe, wearing all black and posing on the red carpet
Zoë Kravitz never shies away from trying trends. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Here, Zoë Kravitz proves that wispy bangs look best when paired with a tousled bob hairstyle. This look is effortless, chic, and guaranteed to get you all the likes.

Blunt Micro Bangs

model on runway with micro fringe choppy shoulder length hair
Runway approved is the only way to go. Credit: indigitalimages.com

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.

Long Shag and Micro fringe Combo

side view of woman with brown medium length wavy hair and micro fringe
Looking good from all angles. Credit: Instagram.com/benjaminryanhair

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 2020’s hottest haircut – the long shag – to be the ultimate trendsetter. Credit: @benjaminryanhair

Grungy Fringe

woman with micro fringe and ombre bob
Team your micro fringe with a cool ombre hue. Credit: Instagram.com/kbsthanshaugen

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

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.

Piecey Micro Bangs

Maris Racal's with diy micro bangs and long wavy brown hair
Credit: Instagram.com/mariesteller

We can’t get over this soft take on this edgy trend. This is the perfect cut to go for if you’ve got a heart-face shape and long hair. Credit: @mariesteller

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