A fringe lets us correct our face shape and introduce something new into our hairstyles. It looks equally great with long, medium or short lengths, so you may stick to your preferred cut, but refresh it with a new twist at the expense of classy bangs. The length, style and finish for your fringe may vary.
Choose the type that flatters you the most, and our review will help you to get your bearings on this subject.
Catherine Bell’s disconnected bob is layered with a razor to achieve the awesome jagged contours and wispy texture. The arched fringe is a perfect compliment to this style. It’s point cut at the ends to match the edgy finish of the cut.
Here is a nice haircut idea for brunettes with straight hair. Carly Rae Jepsen presents an awesome haircut with long razored layers and a straight fringe over her forehead. Similar to the bangs from the previous example, this fringe is point cut at the very ends.
When you thin out a fringe for thick wavy hair, you are getting frizz on a humid day, even if you have straighten your fringe meticulously before going out. Blunt cut bangs are heavier, so they look better in any weather. Alexa Chung has thick wavy hair, and this is the reason why she always wears her bangs cut blunt.
Bella Heathcote is a big fan of fringe hairstyles. She wears both horizontal and diagonal bangs, varying their lengths and often neglecting recommendations on the fringe choice according to face shapes. Long side fringe would be the most optimal solution for Bella’s square face.
A thick below-eyebrow fringe looks great on brunettes with straight or slightly wavy hair. You may add face-framing streaks for a slimming effect. Cristin Milioti pairs her cute full fringe with a ponytail hairstyle. There were lots of various ponytails in spring and pre-fall fashion shows for this year. So, wear your pony with pleasure and know that it’s trendy!
The scrunched strands of Suki Waterhouse evoke thoughts of a bright sunny day by the sea shore. Beach waves look great with bangs and without any. Light straight bangs look good with very subtle, barely there waves. These are styled with a sea salt hair spray.
If you prefer to wear a fringe that lies across your forehead, choose its length thoughtfully. Horizontal fringe tends to shrink and eventually looks shorter than you expected. An elongated fringe, veiling your eyes, will add your look a mysterious flair. Bella Thorne is just gorgeous!
Blunt horizontal bangs are often combined with face-framing layers. If you opt for this variant, you will be able to style your fringe straight, so that it covers your forehead completely or sweep it to one side where it will blend with the layers. Hannah Simone rocks her cute fringe with a high bun and bright lips.
Popular English model Edie Campbell looks very tender and fragile with her fringe haircut and warm dark blonde hair color. Eddie has a long face shape. That’s why she often wears the across-the-forehead type of fringe. It’s better not to make it too heavy. Eddie’s fringe features lightness and movement. It draws attention to her beautiful blue eyes and makes her face shape perfectly oval.
The shoulder-length curls and straight bangs of Zooey Deschanel are a good idea for a romantic look. Wear a pastel or floral print dress with this charming downdo, and you’ll turn into the cutest baby doll!
Felicity Jones is wearing an angled side fringe that crosses her forehead diagonally, slimming her round face. Such bangs will add you charm and tenderness, enhance your femininity and soften your facial features. Use a quality shine serum to achieve the fabulous brilliance you see in this photo.
A peek-a-boo fringe always appears mysterious and sexy. You can use it as a compliment to any hairstyle. Hailee Steinfeld pairs it with free-flowing Boho waves. If your long locks are layered and they have a tendency to a curl, simply apply some mousse on your wet hair and scrunch it with the product.
A bob with angled front pieces is a classy style that is never out of fashion. If you wear your bob side-parted, like Taylor Swift, you may pair it with long side bangs. With hair of collar-bone length, this type of fringe will flatter a round, square, oval and heart-shaped face – a rather universal option.
An updo with a large bouffant may make you look older if you do not add a playful fringe. Christina Hendricks goes for the parted angled bangs which look very showy in her adorable copper red hue. It’s also nice to leave a few longer face-framing locks on the sides, especially if you have a round or a square face.
Halle Berry often rocks sassy short hairstyles with a fringe. If you have thick hair, you may try her edgy fringe cut with sharp feathers. In short haircuts such a fringe blends with the locks of the top section and creates cool texture.
A fringe, styled away from your face and to one side, looks good in evening hairstyles like Jessica Chastain’s wavy side downdo. Jessica often chooses classy side fringe hairstyles as the best frame for her cute face with classic facial features.
Naomi Campbell wears arched bangs very often because they really flatter her face. Such bangs are a nice way to make an accent on high cheek-bones and beautiful eyes. If you wear medium-length hair, pair such a fringe with a bob or a layered haircut.
You can choose either short or elongated side bangs to wear with a short hairstyle. Jennifer Lawrence goes for the light angled fringe to match the razored feathers of her sassy pixie. The ends of Jennifer’s locks are highlighted to boost the dimensional effect of her charming short hairstyle.
Rose McGowan is wearing the color of the year – Marsala on her lips and trendy short gelled hairstyle for a dramatic look. Very short hair suggests a neat cropped fringe. Well, some of the sexiest women’s looks are those with short hair, indeed.
If your short hair is naturally curly, it’s better to opt for an extra short or elongated fringe. Medium-length fringe for this hair type is more difficult to style. It shrinks, curls and occasionally gets puffy when you want it sleek and straight. A short fringe of Martha Plimpton is much easier to fix with styling products, and it won’t cause you the mentioned troubles.
Ginnifer Goodwin sports a neat extra short pixie with a medium length fringe, alleviated at the expense of point cut ends. Ginnifer has the top section of her cut styled tousled to avoid the look of a simple boyish cut that sometimes appears too unpretentious on a woman.
Elsa Pataky manages to style her short hairstyle so that it looks no less feminine than long soft waves. And her delicate side fringe plays here the most important role. If you also want to enhance the feminine appeal of your short hairstyle, style your bangs in a curvy line or a smooth wave.
Reese Witherspoon’s heart-shaped face with a wide forehead and a pointy chin benefits from long side-swept bangs. The swoopy fringe like in the photo is a lovely compliment for an elegant updo. The actress wears a low knot with a small bouffant.
If you don’t want a permanent fringe, you can style a faux one. It’s going to look nice in retro hairstyles with a modern twist. You can either style a sleek wave, covering your forehead and cheekbone diagonally or shape a smooth loop-like lock like Rooney Mara’s.
Lily Allen’s cropped bangs are cut in a perfect horizontal line. Such a fringe may flatter girls with a high forehead. Commonly this type of bangs is paired with a short bob, but as we see, there are no limits to creativity.
Well, a fringe can highlight the stronger points of your face and correct your face shape. Besides, it can work as the main attractant of your hairstyle or its accent. In case you aren’t sure whether you are going to like your new look with a fringe, start from long side bangs. Whenever you are bored with them you can pin them up or braid.