There comes a point when all of us toy with the idea of getting a fringe. The hard part is choosing the best bangs for your face and your lifestyle. The easy way to figure this out is to wig it, try clip-on bangs or even rock a faux fringe. If you’re just researching your new look, here are 40 of our most coveted bang hairstyles to get you started.
Best Bangs: 40 Fashionable Ideas for Everyone
1. Asymmetrical Bangs
This layered haircut gives the overall hairstyle a fashionable finish. When styling, curl your bangs with a curling iron and go for a shiny finish by using a hairspray like Dove Style+Care Strength and Shine Flexible Hold Hairspray.
2. Vintage Beehive Bang Style
For a vintage spin on a bang hairstyle, give this beehive updo a try. Need help creating the updo? Use our beehive tutorial to get you started.
3. Jet Black Fringe
For a more casual bang hairstyle, stick to dark and simple hair colors like black or dark brown.
4. Hints of Black
When going for a bold color like blonde, opt for blending in hints of your natural hair color for a natural looking finish.
5. Blue Micro Bangs
If micro bangs alone aren’t enough for your edgy personality, opt for throwing in a standout color to up the ante.
6. Blunt Cut
Planning on jumping on the blunt haircut bandwagon? Throw in a blunt bang to match. Keep your look sleek with products, like a serum, that can help to tame frizz.
7. Sharp Bangs
If you’re looking for a cut to match your inverted triangle face shape, this is a great choice. The sharp bangs camouflage the width of your hairline and the length of your hair frames your narrow jawline.
8. Bowl Cut
The key to nailing this cut is to make sure the length of your fringe matches the sides of your hair. This helps to create the cool rounded effect.
9. Warm Brown Fringe
This shiny and warm brown tone is great for any season. Ask your stylist to help you choose the best shade that looks great against your skin tone.
10. Airy Bangs
Swiftly brush your hair to the side to create this airy effect. Products that are lightweight are ideal for creating looks like this. The less oil, the better. Need help soaking up some excess oil, use a dry shampoo like Dove Refresh+Care Detox & Purify Dry Shampoo.
11. Middle-Parted Fringe
The best bangs allow you to create more than one look. If your bangs are long enough, you can part your hair down the center to create this curtain effect.
12. Faux Bangs
Not sure what style of bangs you want? Clip them on and experiment with different looks.
13. Extra Long Bangs
Want a dramatic look? Opt for this overgrown look. This long bang style draws attention to your eye area. Too long and you’ll hide them altogether.
14. Best Bangs for Natural Hair
Who said bangs aren’t for curly girls? This side-swept look is chic and easy to recreate. All you need is a great gel that defines, holds and helps with shrinkage and you’re good to go.
15. Best Bangs for Edgy Pixie Haircuts
Recreate this look with the help of some styling wax. Use S Factor by TIGI Creamy Molding Wax after blow-drying your hair, then style as desired.
16. Combover Bangs
Tired of wearing your bangs in your face? Sweep them over with a bit of sculpting gel to create this combover-inspired style.
17. Green Bangs
In the mood to try the color of the year? Go for it. If you’re not ready to commit try a wig instead.
18. Bangs with Hats
A simple hat accessory can change up the look of your bang hairstyle.
19. Headband with Bangs
Love this simple look for casual days. Want something fancier? Read how you can wear headbands on short hair.
20. Best Bangs for Ponytail Styles
Ponytail hairstyles help to make your bangs the center of attention. Pull your hair up into this sleek look and pair it up with a bold earring to make a statement.
21. Layered Bangs
Create this piecey effect with the help of gel. Learn how you can get the look with our layered bang tutorial.
22. Lob and Bangs
Need ideas for updating your lob haircut? Add a fringe and you’ve got a totally different look.
23. Long Fringe
A long fringe can be used to help frame your face when wearing updo styles.
24. Magenta Bangs
Want a fun color for the warmer months? Check out our favorite spring hair color ideas, or try this fun magenta hue on your fringe.
25. Mussed-Up Bangs
The best bangs for edgy looks are those that are styled with a mussed up effect.
26. Orange Bangs
This bold cut and color combo pack a whole lot of style. And we just love how the blonde eyebrow style draws attention to the fringe area.
27. Textured Bangs
Create this effect with the help of a mattifying product. The more texture the better!
28. Bang with Pigtails
Looking for the best bangs styles for fun and youthful hairstyles? Channel your childhood days with an adult spin on pigtails, complete with a modern dip-dyed effect.
29. Hot Pink Fringe
Millennial pink isn’t the only color to obsess over this season. Try this hot pink fringe idea instead, complete with an undercut.
30. Platinum Blonde Fringe.
When adding a platinum blonde color to fine hairstyles, be sure the bangs and the rest of your hair have height. Try washing with a volumizing wash and care system.
31. Mullet-Inspired Bang Style
Love mullet hairstyles? Try out this bang version of the look.
32. Best Bangs for Textured Shags
Shag styles are still holding on strong. Try the look on textured hair with a set of wavy bangs to match.
33. Best Bangs for Curly Pixies
The beauty of this hairstyle is the low maintenance routine. All you need is to wash, diffuse and go!
34. Bangs for Updo Styles
The best bangs for long hair worn in creative updo hairstyles are those that help add style to your overall look. You don’t want your bangs to overpower your the rest of your hairstyle.
35. Off-Center Bangs for Square Face Shapes
We love off-center part bangs for women with square face shapes. The part helps add softness to your hairline area.
36. Dual Length Bangs
This jagged effect is great for bangs on asymmetrical haircuts. To keep the look from looking dated, opt for a cleaner and polished finished. If you go for the teased hair effect, you’ll be channeling the ’80s.
37. Thick Bangs
The fullness of thick hair textures helps create body within bangs. Be sure to use products that help enhance the thickness of your hair to maintain this full look.
38. Stylishly Uneven
The best bangs for making a style statement are those you wouldn’t see everyone else wearing. Take this uneven idea for instance.
39. Unicorn Bangs
Why not join in on the unicorn trend via your bangs! Make your stand out with this edgy bang style.
40. Fluffy Fringe
We love the look of this fluffy fringe style. Use a volumizing wash and care system to create lift, volume and movement.