18 different ways to style bangs (tutorials included!)

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When styled correctly, side bangs can look amazing with short, shoulder-length, medium, and long hair, and that's why we've rounded up 18 different hairstyles to compliment every face shape. These tutorials are filled with great ideas - from parting your hair in the middle and leaving it au naturel to pinning your bangs up with bobby pins into a sexy updo for a night out. No matter what your haircut or texture (curly, fine, etc.), these ideas will make your locks look chic and sexy!

Shortly after my husband and I were married, I made the decision to cut bangs. I had been flirting with the idea for YEARS, and while I was driving home from work one afternoon, I made a spur-of-the-moment decision to pull into the closest hair salon and cut blunt, thick bangs.

For the first 5 hours or so, I really loved them. They drew attention to my baby blue eyes, made my round face look slimmer, and added a bit of excitement to my look. But as I failed to ask the hairstylist how to style bangs before excitedly dashing off to take a couple of selfies to share on Facebook, I almost had to call in sick the following morning because I could not, for the life of me, figure out how to make them look good.

No matter how many products or styling techniques I tried, I just couldn’t get them to lay against my forehead properly, and by the time I made it to my desk later that day, I was a miserable mess of self-hatred.

Why don’t I ever think things through???

The good news is that I eventually figured out how to style bangs properly and grew to love them, and while I ended up letting them grow out when I become a mom, I’m sort of toying with the idea of cutting bangs again once fall hits.

But I’m determined to do it the right way this time, so I’ve been saving photos to my iPhone and searching for the best YouTube tutorials so I can learn the right way to style bangs so I’m not left in a pile of snot and tears on my bathroom floor if and when I decide to do it.

When styled correctly, side bangs can look amazing with short, shoulder-length, medium, and long hair, and that's why we've rounded up 18 different hairstyles to compliment every face shape. These tutorials are filled with great ideas - from parting your hair in the middle and leaving it au naturel to pinning your bangs up with bobby pins into a sexy updo for a night out. No matter what your haircut or texture (curly, fine, etc.), these ideas will make your locks look chic and sexy!

Whether you’re trying to figure out how to get the perfect side swept bangs, need inspiration for dressing up your blunt, straight-across fringe, or want ideas on different hairstyles that will work while you’re trying to grow your bangs out, this collection of 18 different ways to style bangs has EVERYTHING you need to know.

How To Style Side Bangs by Luxy Hair

Side Swept Bang Tutorial by LolaMarie7

How to style your bangs!!! EASY! by LoveMelisaMichelle

5 Different Ways to Wear Bangs by Luxy Hair

How to Style Your Bangs by The Small Things Blog

DIY: Perfect Bangs Blowout video by ellebangs

4 ways to Style Straight Bangs by Stella Cini

DIY: perfect Bangs, 4 Ways tutorial video by ellebangs

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When styled correctly, side bangs can look amazing with short, shoulder-length, medium, and long hair, and that's why we've rounded up 18 different hairstyles to compliment every face shape. These tutorials are filled with great ideas - from parting your hair in the middle and leaving it au naturel to pinning your bangs up with bobby pins into a sexy updo for a night out. No matter what your haircut or texture (curly, fine, etc.), these ideas will make your locks look chic and sexy!

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Gwen
Gwen
Gwen is a 40-something freelance writer and social media consultant who has an unhealthy love for makeup, hair, and fashion. She lives with her husband and 8-year-old daughter in Toronto, Canada and hopes to move to a warmer climate someday. Preferably tomorrow.