10 Best Bangs for Women with Thin Hair in 2021

Use our expert tips to navigate this tricky hairstyling category. 

There are a number of strategic ways to work with fine hair to create the illusion of more volume. By creating more body at the roots and throughout the rest of your hair, you can fake thicker and fuller-looking strands. Hairstyles like bangs for fine hair are a great way to switch up your look. With the right cut and styling techniques, you can amp up finer strands to make them appear thicker and give your hair the bounce and volume you crave.

We’ve compiled a collection of ways to wear bangs for fine hair that will nudge you towards the thick hair camp. If you want to get in on the bangs trend but you aren’t sure how best to go about it, then read on:

1. Split Bangs

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Separate them down the middle.

A great way to adjust a set of full bangs so that it flatters finer hair is to style it by splitting it down the middle, a.k.a curtaining them. Your fringe will blend into the rest of your hair and create less of a separation between your bangs and the rest of your style, making the most of your gorgeous finer strands.

2. Sideswept and Teased

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Push your bangs away to create some volume.

A quick and easy way to make your roots a little fuller, while simultaneously creating the illusion of thicker hair is to tease the roots of your bangs. Sweep your bangs to the side and use a comb to tease just roots of your strands to give them a touch of volume. Use a strong-hold hairspray to keep the teased roots in place for all-day volume that doesn’t wear off. We love Dove Style+Care Extra Hold Hairspray.

3. Cropped Bangs

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Wear them further back.

Ask your stylist to incorporate more of your hair into your bangs to create a bit of a thicker fringe. Add even more volume to your hair by combing Suave Professionals Luxe Style Infusion Volumizing Soufflé Mousse through your roots when they’re still damp from your shower.

4. Piecey Bangs

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A piecey look requires less hair to begin with.

Get in on the piecey bangs trend. The best part about this style is that it doesn’t use up too much of your hair. You’ll have tons of leftover strands to work with. Maintain that piecey look with a light spritz of TIGI Copyright Custom Complete Volume Finishing Spray all over the style.

5. Layered Bangs

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Use different lengths to create the illusion of more hair.

Ask your stylist to cut subtle layers into your bangs. Even a thin layer of fringe will seem thicker when paired with the movement that comes with a layered style.

6. Feathered

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Easy and soft.

Blend feathered fringe into the front layers of your style. This creates a soft and simple look that flatters every hair type.

7. Choppy Bangs

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Pull a double statement.

Consider choosing a style that doesn’t require very much hair like these choppy bangs. Pull double the statement by adding a strong dose of texture, and spray TRESemmé Dry Texture Finishing Spray and comb it through your hair.

8. Blunt Cut

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The bolder the better.

Let your bangs take the lead and choose a bold and blunt haircut to show off your gorgeous feathery strands.

9. Slightly Uneven

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Creating a slightly uneven look adds texture and body. Photo credit: Roisin Murphy

Deciding to go for an uneven cut will definitely make you stand out in the crowd. This cut will add texture and drama to your style immediately, just don’t go overboard.

10. Cropped

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Go for that satisfying cropped chop. Photo credit: Roisin Murphy

If you’re feeling extra fearless the we recommend the cropped bang style. This short length will have all the heads turning.

If those looks don’t convince you that bangs for fine hair is a great idea, then we don’t know what will! Try out a new bang style this year and feel confident in your fine hair.

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