Amelia and I were just talking about how much better we think Taylor Swift looks with bangs than without. Ever since she took the bangs plunge earlier this year, Swift just looks way more elegant and chic. The bangs really frame her face and make her look more mature.
I’ll probably always have bangs, because I’m too impatient to grow my hair out, and sideswept bangs seem to really frame my face best. And Amelia has had bangs for basically her entire life, ever since her mom gave her an epic bowl cut in 1984. But bangs don’t necessarily work on everyone.
We’ve got several other celebs who got banged up in the past year — sometimes for better and sometimes for worse. Let us know what you think in the comments!
Getting the perfect bang can be tricky. You’ve got to consider not only your hair texture, but also the shape of your face and your general styling routine. And just because bangs look great on Taylor Swift doesn’t mean you should start chopping. That’s why we’ve assembled this gallery of real girls with real bangs, so you can see what works on a variety of different faces before you go to town with a pair of scissors. Check out the myriad ways you can bang out above!
For years, I wanted bangs. I longed for them. I coveted them. I desired them. But the answer from my hairstylist was always the same: NO. So in 2008, I cut them myself. Years later, I have a love-hate relationship with them. I keep cutting ‘em, growing ‘em in, and cutting them again. But I want to tell you this: curly-head bangs can be HOT.
This week, I’ve gathered photos from across the web to show you how it can be done. Whether you want curly bangs, bangs you have to straighten (which we’re so not used to, since our curls are so naturally gorge!!), or you’re ready to grow them out, here’s the how-to! Read more …
Good bangs can make all the difference between having just-okay hair and a totally amazing ‘do. When “banging,” you really need to consider both the shape of your face and how you want your hair to interact with your cheekbones. Not every face can carry off every bang. Accordingly, we’ve provided some fringe inspiration to make sure that you get the most “bang” for your haircut buck.
Bored with your hairdo? Take a cue from celebrities like Leighton Meester, Kelly Rowland and Nicole Kidman who have recently transformed their tresses thanks to brow-grazing bangs.
“Bangs are a great way to update your look without sacrificing length off your ends,” according to celebrity hairstylist and Nexxus creative director Kevin Mancuso. “The addition of thick, blunt fringe immediately draws focus to your eyes and emphasizes your bone structure.” Read more… Keep reading »