Bangs can completely change the proportion of your face. A perfectly planned fringe has the power to take you from blah to beautiful. Bangs A.K.A. Fringe can completely change the look of a hair cut. Sick of the same ol’ style? Longing for a change but don’t want to lose your length? Go to your professional stylist for a “cutting consultation” and find what type of fringe will get you the most bang for your buck.
1. Dramatic Blunt Bangs are perfect for longer face shapes as they help balance the proportion. As an added bonus, they also are a great way to accentuate your eyes because the solid line draws attention directly to them! Just look how these blunt bangs draw your attention directly toward Taylor’s dramatic eyes.
2. Asymmetrical Fringe can soften a square shaped face. This is a second example of the transforming power of bangs. To see this for yourself, draw a square on a piece of paper. Next, draw a diagonal line across the center of it to form two triangles… this is exactly what an asymmetrical fringe will do for a square face cutting it in half and softening the shape. Diana Argon looks soft and sexy with her soft fringe.
3. Textured Bangs are a great option can spice up an edgy shape to make more it feminine. Your stylist can cut in jagged lines with lots of movement with a razor, texturizing scissors or with precise point cutting. Addiing pizzaz to a pixie, Renee Zelweger looks super cute sporting textured bangs.
4. Side Swept Bangs are the most versatile and look great on all face shapes and with all textures of hair. Bangs swept to the side are soft and romantic and a wonderful way to add interest to longer hair. Fringe softly swept to the side softens Cameron Diaz’s square face and draws attention to her baby blues.
On a side note, once you get your bangs, most stylists will trim up fringe complimentary between haircuts to keep them in perfect position. Just give a call in advance to confirm availability.
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