Want to change your look without any drastic measures? Get bangs! Bangs are an easy way to get a brand new look!
Try these techniques for making the most of your bangs.
My personal favorite trend right now is to cut a few strands on either side of your bangs so they fall in front of your ears and frame your face. At the salon, ask your stylist for a few outer-bang wisps that hit right around your chin.
This look is extra-cute when you wear a ponytail or bun and curl the wisps so they frame your face. And I like it because the more hair that frames my face, the less like a boy I look.
Who said bangs have to sit straight across your face? While straight, blunt-cut bangs are certainly in style, you can update them with a little angle. This works best on women who part their hair to the side. Most of your fringe should rest on the side of your forehead that has the most hair, and the angle should gradually get longer as the bangs join the rest of your hair.
Added bonus: This style is a great way to start growing out blunt bangs.
One of the greatest things about blunt bangs is that they are thick like the rest of your hair, so you can style them in similar ways. If your hair is naturally curly or wavy, try adding a little curl-constructing mousse to your entire head, including your bangs. Touch this look up with a curling iron if you need certain strands to stay in place.
Blunt bangs also lend themselves well to old Hollywood styles. If you want to look 1950s glamorous, set your hair in large curlers and boost the volume once you take them out. You can set your bangs in their own curler to get a perfectly arched look, or you can blow them into place using a large round brush while blow drying.