10 Adorable Ways to Style Long Hair with Side Bangs

We're making a case for this throwback style.

If long hair with side bangs feels a little 2007 to you, you’re not alone. Long hair with side bangs was one of the most popular hairstyles around 10 years ago. You’ll be surprised, then, to hear that this style is making a comeback. This long hair side bangs collection illustrates a roundup of very 2018-appropriate ways to wear this look, and includes all of the styling tips and product recommendations you might need. Read on for a blast from the past, and see the more modern ways to revive long hair with side swept bangs styles:

How to Style Long Hair with Side Bangs

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Don’t be fooled – this look isn’t only for sleek, straight styles.

1. Textured Waves

Wash your hair at night and sleep on it to create this easy, messy texture. Spray your strands with TRESemmé Compressed Micro Mist Hairspray Texture Hold Level 1 right when you wake up to add even more texture while also holding your natural waves in place.

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But if you’re looking for something sleek, this is the look for you.

2. Sleek Ponytail

On the other end of the spectrum is this sleek ponytail. Gather your strands up into a sleek and shiny ponytail and let your bangs take center stage.

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Dye your hair a bright shade of fiery red.

3. Fiery Red

Dye your hair a bright shade of fiery red to highlight your brand new cut.

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Add a modern edge to your look.

4. Center Part

An easy way to bring this look straight into 2018 is by styling your bangs in a modern center part.

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Learn how to make this look work-appropriate.

5. Professional Ponytail

Make this look office-appropriate by sweeping your bangs to the side and gathering the rest of your hair into a chic low ponytail.

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Pair your side bangs with soft curls.

6. Soft Curls

Pair soft side swept bangs with soft curls for a look that’s both sweet and simple.

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Wear your strands long and silky straight.

7. Blown Out

Blow-dry your hair after prepping it with Bed Head by TIGI Superstar Blow-Dry Lotion for a finished look that rivals your pro stylist’s work.

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Curl your hair and tuck it back behind your shoulders.

8. Neatly Curled

Curl your hair, tuck the curls behind your shoulders, and spray them with Dove Style+Care Extra Hold Hairspray for a neat and sleek look.

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You can crop side bangs, too.

9. Cropped

Cropped bangs aren’t only for full fringe. You can wear your side swept bangs short too.

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Try something a little more subtle and leave the drama to your hair color.

10. Longer Bangs

Blend your side bangs into your shorter layers for a more subtle look that leaves all the attention on your bright and bold hair color.

Looking for more ways to wear side bangs? Learn how to style side-swept bangs.