If you want to drastically change your hairstyle without having to chop major inches off of it, we have one word for you: bangs! By adding a well-cut fringe, you can instantly change your look and retain your favorite hair length. So go ahead and get a banging (pun intended) 'do whether you have straight, wavy, or curly hair! To see which style you can go for, keep scrolling for our mini guide:
The easiest fringe style to get, full bangs usually end on top or slightly below your eyebrows, covering your entire forehead. The sides of full bangs are a bit longer than the ones in the middle so they can properly frame the face and look natural.
The main difference between full bangs and blunt bangs is the way they're cut. No matter the length, blunt bangs have a sharp or angular finish that gives the wearer an edgy look, unlike full bangs, which has a more laidback vibe. Both are equally gorgeous, though!
For those who aren't ready to commit to more high-maintenance styles, curtain bangs are for you! Curtain fringes graze the eye area and are parted down the middle, lending your hairstyle a relaxed and dreamy look. It even looks amazing on all face shapes!
Gone are the days when side-swept bangs were associated with emo kids from the '00s. Today's modern version is super versatile! You can wear it with waves if you want a more playful, down-to-earth look, or with super sleek strands for that high-fashion edge.
Long, short, and medium-length tresses look great with sheer bangs. To ensure your own see-through fringe looks similar to those of popular Korean celebs, you can style them via a lash curler!
We think of wispy bangs as a cross between sheer and full fringes. It's an adaptable style that can elevate your overall look.
When you get bangs, there will be days you'll just want to part it to the side to get it off your face. And that's totally okay because parted bangs look gorgeous, too! In case you don't know what hairstyle to wear with this kind of fringe, try a classic half-up ponytail!
This risky look is totes worth it as it can accentuate your face's best features.
If you've ever wondered if curly-haired girls can get bangs, here's your proof! While it requires extra bit more upkeep and maintenance to define and emphasize the curls, it's worth it in the end.
Short in the middle and long in the sides, crescent bangs are the perfect go-to when you want to take your full fringe to the next level.
The super short fringe is commonly paired with pixie cuts. But FYI, cutting your hair into a pixie with barely-there bangs entails real commitment. The shorter your hair is, the more high-maintenance it is to prevent flyaways and frizz from ruining the style.
*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.