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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Wispy Micro Fringe
Blunt Micro Bangs
As with most trends, it tends to start from the catwalk before reaching the masses, and the micro fringe trend is no exception.
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!
From undercuts to the much-loved shag haircut, micro fringes have the versatility to be styled in whichever manner suits your personality best.
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
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