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15 Medium Hairstyles With Bangs: Our Latest Faves!

Adding bangs to a hairstyle is like adding a cherry to the top of an ice cream sunday — it finishes the look. Whether you have curly hair, straight hair, or something in between, here are 15 gorgeous medium hairstyles with bangs to consider!

15. Curly Bangs

Add eyebrow-grazing bangs to a long curly bob and you’ll really draw attention to your gorgeous eyes and cheekbones.

Medium Hairstyle with Curly BangsMedium Hairstyle with Curly Bangs Side View

How to Style:

  1. Starting with dripping wet hair, apply a curl-enhancing crème and gel.
  2. Following your natural curl pattern, twist curls in alternating directions.
  3. Defuse hair on low/medium until hair is 80% dry.
  4. Allow hair to air dry until completely dry.
  5. Gently break up twists with fingers and fluff hair as desired.
  6. Scrunch a small amount of Argan oil into ends.
  7. Finish with a shine-enhancing hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

To prep curls for a frizz-free look, try Aveda’s Be Curly shampoo and conditioner.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for oval, triangle, oblong, and heart face shapes and those with naturally curly hair.

14. Textured Fringe

Straight across bangs can look severe if they are cut too bluntly. To create a softer and more airy look, have your stylist texturize the ends.

Medium Hairstyle with Textured Fringe

How to Style:

  1. Prep dowel dried hair with a volume mousse.
  2. Spritz roots with a root boost.
  3. Blow dry hair using fingers. Flip upside down for more volume.
  4. Blow dry bangs using a small flat paddle brush.
  5. Using a curling wand, wrap hair around wand away from the face.
  6. Remove hair from wand and allow curls to cool.
  7. Spritz hair with a flexible hold hairspray and finger comb through curls.

Product Recommendation:

To create volume and lift, try Aveda’s Phomoillent.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and hair types.

13. Classic Blow Dry

For a timeless look, try a layered medium length hairstyle with long bangs and face framing layers.

Medium Hairstyles With BangsMedium Layered Hairstyle with Bangs and Layers Back View

How to Style:

  1. Prep towel dried hair with a blow dry lotion and a root booster.
  2. Section hair into five sections (top, both sides, back top, and back bottom).
  3. Blow dry bangs using a flat paddle brush.
  4. Starting with a side section, blow dry hair using a medium-sized round brush. Flip ends out while drying.
  5. Continue drying hair until all sections are finished.
  6. Apply a small amount of Argan oil to ends.
  7. Finish style with a flexible hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

For a flawless blow dry in half the time, try Aveda’s Style Prep Smoother.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and hair types.

12. Heavy Side-Swept Fringe

A thick side-swept bang paired with a medium length bob gently contours the cheekbones and adds definition to the jawbone.

Medium Bob with Side Swept BangMedium Bob with Side Swept Bang Side View

How to Style:

  1. Prep towel dried hair with your favorite mousse.
  2. Add a small amount of Argan oil to ends.
  3. Blow dry hair using a Denman brush.
  4. Wrap hair around head as you are drying to create bend on the ends.
  5. Quickly flat iron hair and bend ends under.
  6. Flat iron bangs forward and to the side.
  7. Finish style with a flexible hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

Try Moroccan Oil’s Original Treatment to add shine and nourish your locks.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and hair types.

11. Long Fringe

Having a hard time committing to bangs? Try long bangs paired with a trendy medium length layered hairstyle.

Medium Layered Hairstyle with Long Bangs

How to Style:

  1.  Prep blow dried hair with a thermal heat protectant.
  2. Create a side part.
  3. Using a curling wand or one-inch curling iron, curl hair away from face.
  4. Allow curls to cool, then use a wide toothed comb to lightly backcomb ends.
  5. Using a styling wax, rub a small amount into roots in the bang area.
  6. Pull bangs up and hairspray roots
  7. Mist rest of hair with hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

To add lift and definition to bang area, try Aveda’s Control Paste.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and hair types.

10. Long Blended Bangs

Add drama and flair to your mid length bob with cheekbone grazing bangs that blend seamlessly into the rest of your hair.

Medium Bob with Long Blended Bangs Front ViewMedium Bob with Long Blended Bangs

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling crème to towel dried hair.
  2. Blow dry hair using a medium-sized round brush.
  3. Blow dry bangs forward and to the opposite side using a small/medium-sized round brush.
  4. Apply a texturizing crème to ends.
  5. Finish style with a soft hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

Try Onesta’s Style Prep Smoother for a sleek blow dry. It can also double as a texturizing crème on dry hair.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and hair types.

9. Tousled Waves and Bangs

Sometimes it can be hard to decide how to style bangs when wearing a tousled, wavy look. The simple solution? Add a little texture and wave to your bangs for a well-blended look.

Tousled Wavy Hairstyle with BangsTousled Wavy Hairstyle with Bangs Side View

How to Style:

  1. Prep towel dried hair with a volume mousse and texturizing sea salt spray.
  2. Twist varying sized sections and diffuse on low/medium.
  3. Using a curling wand or one-inch curling iron, wrap hair around the iron vertically.
  4. Remove hair from iron and allow hair to cool.
  5. Spritz hair with texturizing spray and scrunch to desired look.
  6. Finish style with a medium hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

To create a beachy look with natural volume, try Aveda’s Volumizing Tonic.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work on all face shapes and those with straight to wavy hair textures.

8. Angled Bangs With Layers

Frame your face with angled bangs and light long layers.

Medium Hairstyle with Angled Bangs and Long Layers

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling mousse to towel dried hair.
  2. Blow dry hangs using a flat paddle brush.
  3. Dry rest of hair using fingers or a large flat paddle brush.
  4. Using a one-inch curling iron, curl ends vertically in small to medium-sized sections.
  5. Scrunch in a texturizing crème.
  6. Lightly finger comb through curls and finish the style with a medium hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

For texture and definition, try Aveda’s Light Elements Defining Whip.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and straight to wavy hair types.

7. Whimsical Full Fringe

Wearing a full fringe with an upstyle adds a hint of whimsy and adds framing to the face.

Upstyle with Full FringeMedium Upstyle with Full Fringe Back View

How to Style:

  1. Apply your favorite styling product to towel dried hair.
  2. Blow dry bangs using a flat paddle brush.
  3. Blow dry rest of hair using fingers or paddle brush.
  4. Backcomb crown area.
  5. Pull top and sides back into a half up style.
  6. Pull all of hair into a low ponytail.
  7. Using a curling wand, curl various sections of hair.
  8. Finish style with a medium hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

Try Aveda’s Air Control for a natural satin finish with light to medium hold.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and hair types.

6. Baby Bangs

For a super edgy look, add baby bangs to a medium length bob.

Edgy Medium Bob with Baby BangsEdgy Medium Bob with Baby Bangs Back View

How to Style:

  1. Prep hair with a blow dry lotion.
  2. Blow dry hair using a flat paddle brush.
  3. Flat iron hair as desired and apply a texturizing paste to ends and bangs
  4. Finish style with a light mist of flexible hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

To create texture and definition, try Aveda’s Light Element Defining Whip.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for oval, triangle, and heart face shapes and those with straight to wavy hair types.

5. Angled Side Bangs

Try adding angled side bangs into a medium to long bob to help draw attention to your fabulous cheekbones!

Medium Bob with Angled Side BangsMedium Bob with Angled Side Bangs Back View

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling crème to towel dried hair.
  2. Blow dry hair using a flat paddle brush.
  3. Flat iron bangs towards face and curl ends under.
  4. Flat iron rest of hair and flip ends out.
  5. Apply a small amount of Argan oil to ends.
  6. Finish style with a small amount of hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

For thicker hair types, try Aveda’s Brilliant Universal Styling Crème.

Face Shape and Hair Type::

This style will work for all face shapes and hair types.

4. Curls and Piecey Bangs

Create a cohesive style by adding texture to your bangs when wearing a curled hairstyle.

Curled Medium Hairstyle with Piecey BangsCurled Hairstyle with Piecey Bangs Side View

How to Style:

  1. Prep freshly blow dried hair with a heat protectant.
  2. Flat iron bangs forward and bend ends under.
  3. Using a 1 to 1¼-inch curling iron, curl hair vertically working in medium sized sections.
  4. Allow curls to cool.
  5. Scrunch a small amount of Argan oil and texturizing paste into ends.
  6. Run left over product through bangs.
  7. Finger comb through ends.
  8. Finish style with a medium hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

Try Hanz De Fuko’s Quicksand for weightless volume with tons of definition.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and hair types.

3. Bangs and a Middle Part

Don’t shy way from a middle part if you have medium length hair and bangs! A middle part can refresh your style make you feel like you have an all new look.

Medium Hairstyle with Middle Part and Bangs

How to Style:

  1. Apply a styling crème and heat protectant to towel dried hair.
  2. Section hair into five sections (top, both sides, top back, and back bottom).
  3. Round brush hair using a medium-sized round brush.
  4. Continue working until all hair is dry.
  5. Create middle part.
  6. Using a flat iron (or one-inch curling iron), smooth hair and curl ends vertically.
  7. Curl face framing layers away from face.
  8. Apply a small amount of Argan oil to ends.
  9. Finish style with a light hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

To protect your strands from damaging heat styling, try Aveda’s Damage Control.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and hair types.

2. Piecey Layers

Add fullness and volume to your layers by flipping the ends out and creating a defined bang layer.

Medium Hairstyle with Layers and HighlightsMedium Hairstyle with Layers and Highlights Back View

How to Style:

  1. Prep towel dried hair with a volume mousse and a light hold gel.
  2. Blow dry hair using a medium-sized round brush.
  3. Using a flat iron, flip ends out.
  4. Flat iron bangs forward and flip bangs out.
  5. Apply a small amount of styling paste to ends and run a small amount to define bangs.
  6. Finish style with a medium hold hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

To create defined ends without weighing hair down, try Aveda’s Light Elements Defining Whip.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and straight to wavy hair types.

1. Wispy Bangs and Textured Layers

Bangs can sometimes be challenging for a thinner hair type. Try thin, straight across bangs paired with well blended texturized layers for a style with tons of volume.

Blonde Hairstyle with Wispy Bangs and Layers

How to Style:

  1. Prep towel dried hair with a volume mousse and light hold gel.
  2. Blow dry hair upside down using fingers or a flat paddle brush.
  3. Blow dry bangs using a medium-sized round brush.
  4. Spritz roots with a volumizing dry shampoo.
  5. Apply a texturizing paste to ends.
  6. Fluff hair and style as desired.
  7. Finish style with a volume hairspray.

Product Recommendation:

Try cocktailing Aveda’s Confixor Gel with a volume mousse to create long lasting lift without the crunchiness.

Face Shape and Hair Type:

This style will work for all face shapes and thinner hair types.

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