The Perfect Swoop: How to Style Side Swept Bangs

Alyssa François | 08 November 2016

Just a few more stylish ways to get the most of your fringe. 

Long gone are the days when women don’t figure out ways to make the most of their bangs. A hairstyle that’s sometimes connected with hair regret, it used to be really easy to lose hope and wish our bangs could grow out overnight. They don’t refer to the look as ‘fringe benefits’ for nothing! But bangs have clearly evolved where you can now wear them super short, long, curly, or swooped to the side. The latter is one of our favorite looks at the moment where you can play with having bangs one to day to sweeping and pinning them to the side whenever you please. Read on to learn more about how you can style side swept bangs in three on-trend and simple ways.

3 Ways to Style Side Swept Bangs

side swept with ombre
Use long bangs to fake a side-shaven hairstyle. Photo credit: Allyson Allapont

1. The Long Swoop

This side swept bangs hairstyle is a fun way to fake a side-shaven hairstyle. To recreate, create an off-center hair parting. Then, clip your bangs away as you work on your ponytail. Gather your hair into a sleek and low ponytail and apply some of the TRESemmé Keratin Infusing Smoothing Serum for some shine. Apply a bit of Bed Head by TIGI Joyride Texturizing Powder Balm to create a lived-in texture to your bangs. Comb through to spread the product as you finish your style.

wispy side swept bangs
Give the effortless look a go with mussed-up side swept bangs. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

2. Wispy Side Swept Bangs

Effortless looking hairstyles are always having a moment. Draw inspiration from the NYFW SS17 runways and recreate a fun and undone look with side swept bangs. Prep your hair by using a salt spray, like the TRESemmé Perfectly (un)Done Sea Salt Spray, to achieve a strong yet natural looking texture. Scrunch your hair with your fingers, then apply a few drops of the TRESemmé Keratin Infusing Smoothing Serum to add shine and tame any frizz. Create a barely-there hair parting then comb your bangs over to the side. You can leave your hair down or tie into a low ponytail.

wet side swept bangs
Who says girls with bangs can’t rock the wet hair trend? Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

3. The Sculptural & Wet Swoop

If you’re wondering how you can incorporate the wet hair trend with a fringe, look now further. Style your side swept bangs into this sculptural statement with the help of gel. Smooth a few drops of the Nexxus New York Salon Care Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel onto your hair. Then, use a comb to help mold your hair as you create a wave-like shape.

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