Tutorial: How to Create Piecey Layered Bangs

Alyssa François | 06 July 2016
a smiling girl with layered bangs dark hair standing outside and wearing silver shirt
5min Style Easy

An edgy styling idea for updating your bangs

When you first cut a fringe to update your look, the hairstyle feels so fresh, new and stylish. After a while, styling your hair can feel boring once you’ve run out of hairstyles pairings to match your fringe, leaving you wanting to grow out your bangs. But then you realize that growing out your bangs doesn’t happen overnight. What’s left to do? Try a different styling technique on your bangs. Go for a bold and trendsetting option to get you through the growing out phase by creating a piecey and layered effect with a hair gel. This style also helps to keep your bangs from getting into your eyes during the growing out process since sections of hair is spread apart. Want to get the look? Read on to learn how to create this fun layered bangs hairstyle on your fringe.

Creating Layered Bangs with a Piecey Effect

start styling your layered bangs with clean hair

Start with clean hair.

Since you’re going to be using gel as a styling product, it’s best to start this hairstyle off with clean hair to prevent unwanted product build-up. Try the Dove Radiant Shine Shampoo and the Dove Radiant Shine Conditioner whose formulas work to clean and condition your hair while also making it nourished and shiny.





comb through your layered bangs before creating the style

Comb through bangs.

Before creating your piecey layered bangs, comb through your bangs to remove tangles.



use gel to sculpt your layered bangs

Apply gel and separate.

Use a gel like the TRESemmé Mega Sculpt Gel to help sculpt hair into the layered shape you want. Add the gel to the tips of your pointer and thumb, then pinch 1-inch subsections of your bangs to separate and create the piecey look.





dry your dark brown layered bangs

Dry hair and complete.

To complete, air-dry or use a blowdryer to dry your bangs. Once dry to can opt for separating your fringe for a fuller finish or leave as is.




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