What is a side fringe? Well, to put it in layman’s terms, sideway fringe can also be known as side bangs (fringe = bangs). As hairstyle trends keep reinventing themselves, this cute, yet sultry hairstyle from 80s has made a comeback. It’s a new style of cutting and styling hair that involves creative imagination which keeps your facial structure in mind. You can have asymmetrical, chopped, layers, or even fringes, and transform the way you look from the outside and feel from the inside. Keeping this in mind, we have put together the article that not only talks about the fringe cut, but also gives you pictures to browse through. Perhaps you’ve seen Reese Witherspoon, Katie Holmes, Jessica Alba, Camilla Belle, and many more Hollywood celebrities sporting the sideway fringe hairstyles this year.Now, if you do go over their pictures over the Internet, you’ll see that since they all have different facial attributes, their fringes also vary. Nonetheless, they look hot and there’s no denying the fact. Of course, getting these side bangs (or bangs in general) is a daring move for women who’ve never had them before. However, the structure of your face, texture of hair, and your trusted hairstylist, (all these factors) determine if you can pull off this style. Now there’s always a catch in such hairstyles. If you don’t have the kind of hair type that can hold the style without having to maintain it, you’re looking at a lot of time spent styling and providing attention to it.
And if you wish to keep them looking fresh and sexy at all times, you’re going to have to go for a trim every couple of weeks or so (depending on how fast or slow your hair growth is). Getting sideway bangs, whether you’re opting for soft layers / chops to side-swept ones, bold to blunt fringes, can be possible; with a little help from your hairstylist and of course, us. As you scroll down, you can take a look at the pictures for inspiration.
Styles for Various Face Shapes
Since getting these fringes / bangs is a sign of being bold and sort of rebellious with your hairstyle choices, many women are shy of making such a drastic change to their appearances. And if you are one of those not-so-daring-I-will-stick-to-my-favorite-haircut kinds, good news, there are weaves available at salons that can give you an idea as to how you’ll look. So, if you’re not completely sure about whether or not to get fringes, try this method instead. And as for our daredevil souls, you can definitely go ahead with your choice of fringes.
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Heart-shaped Face ~ If you have a wide forehead, with your hairline noticeably high, a narrow jawline, and cheekbones to die for, then you have a heart-shaped face. You can go with either a short, wispy or blunt fringe as it suits your face; keep the partition slightly away from the center so that it won’t align with your chin. Here, we are trying to bring volume to the lower part of your face with your hairstyle and take too much attention from your forehead.
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Long-shaped Face ~ A long face does not have a lot of options to choose from when it comes to keeping a fringe. Keep your hair long or short, close to the shoulders, the fringe has to be able to hide some of your forehead to take the attention away from it. Now on the other hand, if your forehead is small, you might want to leave the fringe out and not experiment with it.
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Oval-shaped Face ~ For oval-shaped face, any kind of fringe works really well. Whether you want to go choppy, asymmetrical, short, long, swept, or wispy, you can really pull it off. The only thing you need to be careful about is the texture of your hair. Depending on whether your hair is thick or fine, an appropriate fringe can be decided upon.
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Round-shaped Face ~ Since your face is round, you want to stay away from having short, choppy hairstyle and fringe that goes along with it. Think long fringe that will help de-emphasize your face structure. What you need are thicker, more swept fringes that fall on your forehead and (one side) eye.This will create an arc on your face, making it look less circular and in fact give it a longer look. If you ask me, it’s the perfect way to highlight all the right features of your face. And, to top it all, you don’t have to fuss too much with the cut as well.
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Square-shaped Face ~ Your face is like a frame that might require some discussion before you go ahead with any kind of fringe cut; and discussion, I mean consulting with your hairstylist. Whether you have thick or fine hair, a layered haircut with bangs (also layered) will suit you best. This way, not too much of your forehead is hidden and the fringe still gives your face a softer look.
Whether you are looking for hairstyles of teens or women in their 20s, 30s, and above, these hairstyles can really take years off your faces (if required). It is very important for you to visit an experienced hairstylist to take suggestions and let him / her know what you want from the cut as well. Depending on the length of your hair, facial structure, and texture of hair, you can fix an appointment with your hairstylist and talk to him / her about which of the type of hairstyle will suit you best. You may be reluctant towards getting them for the first time, but what’s the worst that can happen? Who knows, you might just get a new and improved look in the process