Should I Get Bangs? 10 Styles That Prove You Should

To fringe or not to fringe. 

Just about every woman has to ask herself or her friends “Should I get bangs?” at some point in her life. Deciding whether or not you should get bangs is no easy feat. Once your fringe is cut, you’re basically stuck with it until it grows out. This is something you want to be sure of before going for the chop so figuring out the many ways you can style your hair truly helps.

Lucky for you, this is where we come in. We’ve rounded up ten simple, fun, and easy hairstyles that prove that having bangs aren’t so bad after all. Scroll through this gallery to find the looks you love:

Should I get bangs: gelled bangs
Try this sleek style. Photo credit:

1. Gelled Bangs

There are so many ways to style your fringe these days so the question of “Should I get bangs?” shouldn’t make you feel as if your styling options are slim to none. This gelled bang style is perfect for fancy occasions. Smooth hair down with Nexxus Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel and allow it to dry in place.

should I get bangs: layered hair
The perfect undone look. Photo credit:

2. Layered Hair

Take cues from the French and go for an undone look every single day. Wondering how this would look with a fringe? Here’s proof that you get to take full advantage of all the benefits a fringe has to offer.

should I get bangs: micro bangs
Baby bangs are in. Photo credit:

3. Micro Bangs

We’re obsessed with this micro bang style. Contrary to popular belief, just because you have bangs doesn’t mean your hair has to be perfect every single day. Try this textured and undone look to create a super airy, natural vibe.

should I get bangs: bangs
Pair your bangs with a pixie.

4. Pixie with Bangs

If you are asking yourself “Should I get bangs with a pixie?” then this style above will help you decide if the look is for you.

should I get bangs: see through bangs
Go for the see-through effect. Photo credit:

5. See-Through Bangs

Bobs are more fun when you pair the look up with a fun fringe. We love the idea of giving your bangs this see-through effect. Achieve this style by finger-combing your bangs.

should I get bangs: side bangs
Part your hair to the side for a new look. Photo credit:

6. Side Part Bangs

There may or may not come a time when you feel like you’re over your bangs. Don’t let that get you down! Instead, opt for changing the direction you usually part your hair to give your style a new look.

should I get bangs: swoop bangs
Update your look with the swoop style.

7. Swoop Bangs

It’s not every woman that can stand having her fringe in her face all day. If your bangs are getting the best of you, that shouldn’t cramp your style. Instead, sweep them over to the side to keep them out of your face. If needed, use a hair pin to pin it in place.

should I get bangs: updo
Perfect for bad hair days.

8. Fringe Updo

Every day won’t be a good hair day but there’s definitely a way to make it work. Prep hair with a dry shampoo like Dove Refresh+Care Detox & Purify Dry Shampoo to absorb yesterday’s oil, and then gather your hair into a loose updo style. 

should I get bangs: wispy bangs
Everyone’s favorite fringe. Photo credit:

9. Wispy Bangs

Want to break up the neat finish of your style with a little bit of edge? Pair polished waves with wispy bangs to create the perfect contrast in your look.

should I get bangs: brunette
Give your brunette hue a new ‘do.

10. Brunette Bangs

Looking to get a complete makeover? Try changing the color of your hair, chopping into a bob and getting bangs. Don’t you love this brunette ‘do as much as us? Style your look into this bouncy and wavy style with the help of Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray.