This why you’ll be seeing long layered hair with bangs everywhere in 2018

Long layered hairstyles with bangs are a match made in heaven!  

Have you got Rapunzel-worthy tresses? If you’re tired of hearing that you should opt for the chop in 2018, there’s something you should know: the long layered hair with bangs look is the trend you never knew you needed to try.

Yep, this gorgeous trend is the perfect way for you to shake up your look, as it allows you to make the most of your lengths with a fresh combo of layers and on-trend bangs. Need more convincing? Here are 6 reasons why you should try long layered hairstyles with bangs!

Long layered hair with bangs: 6 reasons why you should try the trend

long layered haircuts with bangs: close up of camila cabello with with wispy bangs and shaggy layered hairstyle, wearing white top on the red carpet
When it comes to long layered hairstyles with bangs, you can’t go wrong with this combo. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

1. Because you can experiment with different bangs and layer types

If you’ve always admired bangs or layered hairstyles from the sidelines (haven’t we all?), we think it’s high-time you jump on the #NewYearNewMe bandwagon and take the plunge! How? By getting long layered hair with bangs, ofc!

With so many fringes and layer types out there (be it blunt cut layers or shaggy ones), there’s a hot style combo out there waiting for you to slay.

Editor’s tip: Living for Camila Cabello’s long layered hair with bangs? To nab this rock ‘n’ roll style for yourself, you’ll need to ask your stylist to give you some shaggy layers and cut in wispy bangs, too.

Then, to get that tousled effect, spritz the VO5 Dry Texturising Spray evenly through your lengths. This product is perfect for layers, as it helps give them that messy effect all the celebs live for. Are you ready to do the same?

long layered hair bangs: close up shot of behati prinsloo with messy bangs, with wavy layers on the red carpet
Behati Prinsloo is proof that this trend exists! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

2. And with different colour combinations, too!

School is in session! Today, Behati Prinsloo is showing us how fun pairing a California-approved hue with long hair + bangs can be. Honestly, her sun-kissed long bangs and wavy layers are the complete definition of #hairgoals!

Psst… Want to know what hues are in? These are the colours everyone will be wearing in 2018!

close up shot of reese witherspoon with sleek hairstyle with side fringe hairstyle, wearing all black top
Meet the fringe that’s perfect for all face shapes! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

3. You’ll be able to master the art of flattering your face shape

It’s 2018 and if you really want to live your best life, so you’ve got to know what your face shape is! Why? So, you can learn which hairstyles look best on you, of course!

This same-length, layered blunt cut with side bangs is a great example of how you can make the most of your face shape with this trend. And when it comes to long layered haircuts with bangs, this is a style everyone can pull off. Thanks for the tip, Reese!

close up shot of georgia may jagger with black jacket, choker and split bangs hairstyle on the red carpet
There’s nothing wrong with taking style tips from models! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

4. Because the trend is French girl, runway and red carpet-approved

Now, if you think the long layered haircuts with bangs trend is dead, you only need to take a look at the runways and red carpets to see it in action. Did we forget to mention that French icons Jane Birkin and Brigitte Bardot practically invented it, too?

But if we could pick one model who nails the trend perfectly, it would have to be Georgia May Jagger. Just look at how she rocks the trend with these romantic face-framing layers and sultry split curtain bangs, here. We can’t stop staring!

close up shot of hannah simmone with blunt bangs and
Now that’s what we call sleek and sophisticated! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

5. You can rock it sleek, too!

If messy long layered hair with bangs don’t appeal to you, Hannah Simone is here to remind you that sleeker variations of this must-try trend do exist.

Her long layers help give her mane enviable volume, boosting her strands and also perfectly pairing with her Cleopatra-esque blunt bangs. Thanks for the inspo, H!

Editor’s tip: When it comes to sleek, long layered hairstyles with bangs, you really can’t go wrong with using the TONI&GUY Flawless Sleek Creation Hairspray on your tresses. This will help keep your bangs and mane in place, while giving you a Hollywood-worthy shine.

close up shot of dakota johnson with long layered hair with bangs, styled into a ponytail hairstyle, wearing all black on the red carpet
You can show off your layers and bangs with this ‘do! Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

6. And most importantly, the hair styling options are endless!

The best thing about long layered hair with bangs? Your hairstyle options are endless! Whether you rock a ponytail with bangs (a la Dakota Johnson) or pair your ‘do with an on-trend beret, you’ll be killing the mane game. So, what are you waiting for?


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