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Great Ideas for Choppy Bangs

Bada…bang! Everyone from Reese Witherspoon to Jennifer Lopez has had them and you can too! They draw attention to the eyes, they make almost all styles more modern and they are a fun way to change your look without committing to a totally new haircut. So chop, chop and go get some bangs!

A chip in the curls

This is a beautiful, long layered haircut with choppy bangs and highlights to accentuate the layers.

Medium curly hairstyle with choppy bangs

How To Style:
Blow-dry with a large round brush then curl with a medium curling iron. Tousle with a working spray.

Recommended Hair Products:
Tigi’s Rock Curl Amplifier, Tigi ‘s Catwalk Work It hairspray

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Oval, diamond, and square face shape. Fine to medium density or curly hair.

Tip: Curl hair in one-inch sections, for maximum control.

I’m just fine!

A square layered haircut, heavily colored for emphasis on texture and layers, with a light wispy bang.

Squared medium length hairstyle with choppy bangs

How To Style:
Use a square vent brush and blow dry for volume.

Recommended Hair Products:
Kevin Murphy’s Anti-Gravity Gel.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Oval face shapes and really fine or medium straight hair.

Tip: Use a flat iron for maximum shine.

Extreme choppy!

This is a super stylish, layered haircut. Last years shags have gone straight, and here’s how…

Medium length hair with choppy bangs

How To Style:
Blow-dry this cut with a flat or vent brush, then flat iron

Recommended Hair Products:
Aveda Confixer gel and finish with Oribe crème for style.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Oval, diamond, square face shape, medium to coarse straight hair type.

Tip: After the style has dried and been flat ironed, separate ends with styling crème for maximum texture.

Jersey score!

This multi texture haircut is big and full of life. It is loaded with color and has a peek-a-boo bang, that’s been highlighted for extra impact.

Textured haircut with choppy bangs

How To Style:
Apply a light gel at the roots. Blow this haircut out with a medium round brush, finish with a working/ finishing spray and make it big!

Recommended Hair Products:
Kevin Murphy’s Anti-Gravity, finish with Rob’s working spray.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Oval, round face shapes, thick, coarse hair, curly or wavy.

Tip: Tease the crown before spraying for maximum volume.

Right side swpet bangs

This asymmetrical cut has had some heavy texture and a heavily textured bangs.

Asymmetrical haircut with side swept choppy bangs

How To Style:
Using a flat brush, blow the hair from right to left, and up, finish with a heavy hold spray.

Recommended Hair Products:
Rusk Mousse, Oribe Superfine Strong Hairspray.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Oval, diamond, triangular face shape, fine to medium hair.

Tip: Lift roots on the shorter side, and then spray with heavy hold hairspray.

Too hip to be square

This is a layered bob with a heavy straight bang.

Medium layered bob hairstyle with choppy bangs

How To Style:
Using a light gel, blow-dry with a medium round brush. Separately blow-dry the bangs with a small round brush.

Recommended Hair Products:
Redkin’s Layer Lift Elevate Spray Gel.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Oval and round face shapes. Thick to medium density hair.

Tip: Spray with a light shine spray like Aveda’s Brilliance Spray Shine for maximum shimmer.

From soccer mom to soccer bomb!

This is a basic bob that has been softened around the bottom and around the face with a choppy diagonal bang.

Medium bob hair with small choppy bangs

How To Style:
Use a light spray gel or mousse, then blow dry with a medium round brush.

Recommended Hair Products:
Aveda’s Flax Seed Aloe spray gel.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Oval and round face shapes, with medium density and wavy to straight hair.

Tip: Spray light spray gel at roots for maximum volume.

And just a hint of color…

This little shag has just a hint of color on the ends for maximum impact, with a light and choppy bang.

Medium shag hairstyle with choppy bangs

How To Style:
Use a medium flat brush and a light gel or mousse. Finish with a flat iron.

Recommended Hair Products:
Aveda’s Confixer Gel.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Oval or diamond face shape. Fine or medium hair.

Tip: Spray Aveda’s Brilliance Spray Shine for maximum shine.

What next?

This haircut is an angled bob, shorter in the back, with a wispy bang.

Angled bob with choppy bangs

How To Style:
Blow-dry with a gel, using a medium round brush.

Recommended Hair Products:
Sidlab’s Haute 3 hair gel.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Round and oval face shapes work great. Wavy, straight, fine or medium hair types.

Tip: Smooth out the ends with a flat iron.

Looking bright

This little boy’s haircut looks great on a girl. Short on the sides and the crown, longer on top, with a really choppy bang.

Super short haircut with short choppy bangs

How To Style:
Less is more. Blow-dry with your hands and style with light pomade.

Recommended Hair Products:
Try Prive Men’s Grooming Crème.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Oval, and square face. Virtually all hair types.

Tip: Run fingers back and fourth across the top for maximum visual texture.

Va va volume!

This bubbly, asymmetrical hairstyle is layered to the hilt, with choppy bangs to prove it.

How To Style:
Use a heavy volumizer then blow-dry with a medium round brush. Finish with shine drops and spray.

Recommended Hair Products:
Phyto Actif Columizer and Sidlab Rain Drops.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:
Oval and round face shapes are best with fine to medium hair.

Tip: Finish with a light styling cream to tousle the ends.

These bangs really pack a punch! Whether its wispy, diagonal, choppy or blunt, bangs really change the look of any haircut. Bangs can be styled with a curling iron for volume, or straightened with a flat iron for a totally different look. Best of all, they can be side swept and blended into any haircut when less is more. So what are you waiting for? Chop, chop those bangs!

Looking for more chop? Check out these choppy hairstyle ideas and for short choppy hair too.