Side bangs can instantly amp up any hairstyle, make it sassier, more flirtatious. When picking a particular type of bangs swept to a side, think about the effect that they will grant.


  • Go for a fringe on the slant if you wish to make your face appear elongated and make the appearance of the cheekbones less edgy.
  • A long fringe swept to a side will add some refinement to your style.
  • Choppy bangs styled to a side will grant volume and texture to your hairstyle.
  • Short bangs swept to a side look incredible on short and asymmetric haircuts.
Now let’s discover trendy and sassy ways of rocking side bangs.

Long Pixie Fringe

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If you have a pixie cut, here is a confident and flirty look for you. With this fringe, you can wear your tresses as short as you wish but still appear very feminine. Plus, a fringe like this grants some asymmetric and stylish feel to a pixie haircut.

To style, apply some product for styling on your clean, wet tresses. Use a brush for styling to blow dry your fringe area. Do it flat against your head and opposite to the side where it will lay eventually. Next, brush your fringe to that side where it will lay. Using a brush for styling, finish blow drying the remaining hair. With the help of your flat iron, smooth all longer pieces. Finally, apply the texturizing product and set with hairspray.


Piecey Pixie

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Layered hair looks so chic when cut that short. Thanks to the layers, this pixie haircut has it all – the texture, volume, and movement. And these are the components of the most flattering style. Clear barbering near the ears adds some edginess.

Short Crop With Long Bangs

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It’s one of the cutest hair ideas with side bangs in our collection. The top strands build gradually from shorter to longer and thus create a layered and thick bang. As for the temples and the nape, they are tapered tightly.


Disconnected Fringe

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Disconnected side swept bangs grant a stylish and edgier appearance to the hairstyle. To style, apply your favorite styling product to your wet tresses. Next, with the help of a brush for styling, blow dry your tresses. With a medium-barreled flat iron, define the strands. Finally, apply texturizing spray or gel.

Choppy Pixie

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This choppy pixie is the perfect hairstyle for those women who wish to show off their beautiful and edgy cheekbones. And straight bangs make this hairstyle appropriate for the office. A flat iron and heat protectant are your keys to success here.


Pixie Cut With A Side Bang

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In case you have fine hair and sport a pixie haircut with a bang swept to a side, your task is to create texture. Otherwise, the pixie may lose its cool and defined form. Any texturizing product will help.

Shoulder-Grazing Tousle

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Tousled looks work great for those instances when you wish to add some carefree vibes to your appearance. In this pic, you can see how cool tousled shoulder length tresses appear. And long side bangs add on to the sassiness of this style.

Edgy Bob With Bangs

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In this pic, short bangs along with the textured edges give this haircut a very trendy finish. And the bangs swept to the side have the form reminiscent of V. As a result, there is no bulkiness on this model’s forehead.


Tousled Bob With A Long Fringe

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What can we say, a side fringe in combination with a tousled bob feels just right. And look how interestingly the bangs blend with the layers in the front of this hairstyle. That is true perfection!

Eye-Skimming Side Bang

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Here you can see a thick bang that hits right on this model’s cheekbones. Such length of the bang is a bit tricky when styling in an updo. But if you plan to wear it loose and wavy, go for it without any doubt.

Tucked And Layered Bob

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Just look at this amazing volume! The dramatic volume boost is what makes this blunt bob truly stand out. And multiple layers are so alluring. To style, create a deep side part, apply volumizing mousse, blow dry with a round brush. Finish with strong hold hairspray.


Voluminous Wispy Fringe

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This hairstyle looks so sophisticated when done on thick hair. Such refined waves can be created with the help of a large barreled curling wand and curl booster. To grant some volume to the bangs, style them with a round brush.

Thick Side Fringe For Long Hair

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Such thick bangs are a nice choice if you have an oblong face shape and wish to make your face appear not that lengthy. In case your tresses are thinner than needed, apply thickening mousse to get a hairstyle like this.

Tucked Bang With Shaggy Layers

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It’s a great option for those women who would like to rock a haircut that won’t turn their styling routine into torture. This shaggy haircut with bangs looks wow simply as it is – any styling product and blow drying will do.


Flipped Fringe With Soft Layers

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This model sports long thick tresses and heavy bangs make her hairstyle elegant. As you can notice, the strands are defined. This effect is achieved with the help of a hair straightener. So simple and pretty!

Now you know how to rock your side bangs to look sexy and pretty. Don’t leave so soon! We have many surprises on our blog.

Celebrities with Side Bangs

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The side bangs hairstyle is a popular trend in Hollywood. We have found that celebrities wear this style with versatility and ease, making the look easy to copy at home. Side-bangs are perfect for those who want a change without completely changing their hair color or length.


FAQ: Side Bangs

What is the difference between side bangs and curtain bangs?

Side bangs are cut straight across your forehead, creating a framing of your face on one side.
Curtain bangs are longer and split in the middle, creating soft framing on both sides of the forehead, and their feathered edges create a tousled-up look. In this case, your hair is most likely to be also parted down the middle.

Do bangs make you look younger?

Bangs hide forehead wrinkles and beautifully frame your face. Bangs ca also make your face look smaller. There are plenty of options that suit best every face shape. Choose bangs that are not too short, so they do not draw attention to fine lines around your eyes.

Do bangs look good with glasses?

You can make any type of bangs work with glasses. Our tip: try to keep bangs from interfering with your glasses. When getting straight, blunt bangs go in every three weeks for a trimming and commit to a daily blow-drying and styling so they keep their shape.