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20 Hairstyles That Will Make You Want Short Hair With Bangs

Take your short hairstyle to the next level with statement-making bangs. Choose a full fringe, side-swept bangs or go bold with a trendy micro-fringe. Here are 20 ideas for short hair with bangs to inspire your next chop!

#1 Piecey Pixie

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This pixie cut is accented with piecey disconnection and a jagged, eye-grazing fringe.

How To Style:

  1. Apply a texturizer to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry hair with a styling brush.
  3. Softly deconstruct the shape using your fingertips.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy HAIR.RESORT.SPRAY for a textured finish.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works best on fine hair.

Tip:

Scrunch hair and lightly backcomb for long-lasting hold.

#2 Short Shag

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Make a statement with this short ‘n sweet shag. The side-swept fringe and gentle layering offers lots of versatility in styling.

How To Style:

  1. Apply a smoothing lotion to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush.
  3. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy BODY.GUARD leave-in creme to smooth and protect hair with extra shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on thick hair.

Tip:

For a heavily textured finish, try a spray wax.

#3 Copper Crush

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This rounded bob shape features a heavy side-swept fringe that can be worn this way and that.

How To Style:

  1. Apply a volumizer to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush, rounding the ends inward.
  3. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy BODY.BUILDER Volumizing Mousse for flexible fullness and hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

For extra volume, backcomb the base and interior of hair, leaving the surface smooth.

#4 Chestnut Flip

Written by Tanya Ramirez

The elongated fringe on this longer pixie cut flips out in a flirty, feathered style.

 

Pixie Haircut with Elongated Fringe

Style by Sean Rocco Salon, Charlotte, NC

Pixie Haircut with Elongated Fringe Side

Style by Sean Rocco Salon, Charlotte, NC

How To Style:

  1. Apply a volumizer to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush.
  3. Flick the ends out on the fringe using a straightening iron.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try DermOrganic Fast Drying Shaping Spray for great hold with touchable texture.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Add some sparkle with Kevin Murphy’s SHIMMER BUG!

#5 Icy Champagne

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This pastel-toned crop features an edgy undercut and an elongated side-swept fringe.

Pastel Toned Short Hairstyle with Fringe

Style by Sandra Carr, Makeup by Jason Kelly, Sheer Professionals, Wooster, OH

Pastel Toned Short Hairstyle with Fringe Side

Style by Sandra Carr, Makeup by Jason Kelly, Sheer Professionals, Wooster, OH

How To Style:

  1. Apply a smoothing lotion to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush.
  3. Lightly separate and deconstruct the shape using your fingertips.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try DermOrganic Fast Drying Shaping Spray for great hold with touchable texture.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Create a vintage-inspired look by curling the fringe into a victory roll shape.

#6 Pearlescent Honey

Written by Tanya Ramirez

The softly waved shape of this short style offers a dynamic perspective.

Short Hairstyle wtih Waves

Style by Sandra Carr, Makeup by Jason Kelly, Sheer Professionals, Wooster, OH

How To Style:

  1. Apply a smoothing lotion to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush.
  3. Use a straightening iron to smooth and gently wave hair.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy BODY.GUARD leave-in creme to smooth and protect hair with extra shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Accent this look with a delicate silk scarf.

#7 Sculpted Shape

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This tightly cropped cut features soft, platinum waves and a delicate micro-fringe.

Short Haircut with Platinum Waves

Style by Thresa Venables, Makeup by Robbin Jackson, Sheer Professionals, Wooster, OH

How To Style:

  1. Apply a smoothing lotion to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush.
  3. Use a straightening iron to smooth hair and gently wave hair in alternating directions.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kenra Professional Shine Spray.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Use Kevin Murphy’s UN.DRESSED to define and separate the fringe.

#8 Mixed Metals

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This short crop features a heavy halo fringe along the interior with long, spiky layers overhanging. The undercut accents the lovely contrast of metallic silver and golden tones.

Cropped Hairstyle with Halo Fringe

Style by Caroline Behan, Makeup by Amber Beck, Yellow Strawberry Salon, Sarasota, FL

Cropped Hairstyle with Halo Fringe Side

Style by Caroline Behan, Makeup by Amber Beck, Yellow Strawberry Salon, Sarasota, FL

How To Style:

  1. Apply a smoothing lotion to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush.
  3. Use a straightening iron to smooth hair.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy FRESH.HAIR for perfect next-day hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Use an extra-small curling iron to create massive texture in the fringe area.

#9 Multi-Hued Pixie

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This delightful short crop features an elongated fringe with playful color.

Multi Hued Pixie with Elongated Fringe

Style by Kelly Hicks, Makeup by Caroline Lease, Yellow Strawberry Salon, Sarasota, FL

Multi Hued Pixie with Elongated Fringe Side

Style by Kelly Hicks, Makeup by Caroline Lease, Yellow Strawberry Salon, Sarasota, FL

How To Style:

  1. Apply a smoothing lotion to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush.
  3. Use a straightening iron to smooth the fringe.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy SESSION.SPRAY for flexible hold with anti-humidity protection.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Use a three-barrel waving iron to create a soft finger wave in the fringe area.

#10 Textured Tresses

Written by Tanya Ramirez

The sides of this short haircut are cut shorter in the back and longer in the front. This pushes the hair away from the face. The hair on top is styled forward creating a trendy, textured look.

Short Blonde Hair with Bangs

Style by Yellow Strawberry Salon, Sarasota, FL

How To Style:

  1. Apply a lightweight heat protectant to hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
  3. Smooth longer pieces with a straightening iron.
  4. Set with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products: 

Try Joico IRONCLAD Thermal Protectant Spray

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for heart, oval or square-shaped faces. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Accent this evening look with a fascinator and lace netting.

#11 Pompadour Perfection

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Take your short crop to new heights with gently stylized waves and curls.

Short Pompadour Hairstyle with Waves

Style by Melissa Green, Makeup by Deirdre Clay, Studio 102 Hair Salon, Fayetteville, NC

Short Pompadour Hairstyle with Waves Side

Style by Melissa Green, Makeup by Deirdre Clay, Studio 102 Hair Salon, Fayetteville, NC

How To Style:

  1. Apply a smoothing lotion to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush.
  3. Smooth hair with a straightening iron, then curl the crown lengths inward toward the center of the head. Curl the fringe in two sections facing each other .
  4. Amp up the volume with a styling brush.
  5. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try DevaCurl B’LEAVE IN to enhance curl fullness and strength.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on thick hair.

Tip:

Finish with a shine spray for that extra glow.

#12 Voluminous Bo

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Here’s a short textured bob with a piecey eye-grazing fringe.

Short Hairstyle with Long Layers and Fringe

Style by Yellow Strawberry Salon, Sarasota, FL

How To Style:

  1. Apply a lightweight texturizer to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Finish with a light hold hairspray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy ANTI-GRAVITY volumizer and texturizer for control with oil-free shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for heart, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

#13 Piecey Crop

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This structured short haircut is paired with a perfectly piecey fringe.

Structured Short Haircut with Bangs

Style by Liza, Barbaria Salon, Foster City, CA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a lightweight texturizer to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
  3. Piece out the fringe area using a pomade or wax.

Recommended Products:

Try DermOrganic Windswept DEFINING WHIP for separation and definition with bounce and movement.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Brush the fringe completely forward for a strong halo-inspired shape.

#14 Shattered Pixie

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This look is shorter on one side and longer on the other. The top is styled to the side, exposing a disconnected short area.

Short Asymmetric Hairstyle with Bangs

Style by Dani Nye, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

Short Asymmetric Hairstyle with Bangs Side View

Style by Dani Nye, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a texturizer to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with fingers.
  3. Smooth longer pieces with a straightening iron.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy TEXTURE.MASTER Leave-In for volume with perfect hold.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Flip your fringe to the other side for a versatile look.

#15 Micro Cut

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This short crop features tons of texture and a sexy micro-fringe.

Short Pixie Haircut with Texture

Style by Flonnie Westbrook, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

Short Pixie Haircut with Texture Side View

Style by Flonnie Westbrook, Elon Salon, Marietta, GA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a texturizer to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with fingers.
  3. Set this style with a lightweight finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy UNDRESSED to create a loose, undone, natural look.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Accent with a cute headband or bow.

#16 Choppy A-Line

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This graduated haircut offers natural volume at the crown area.

Short Hair With Bangs

Style by Joshua McDonald, Kathy Adams Salon, Buford, GA

Short Haircut with Volume and Texture Back View

Style by Joshua McDonald, Kathy Adams Salon, Buford, GA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a lightweight volumizer to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a styling brush.
  3. Smooth longer pieces with a straightening iron.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy STAYING ALIVE Leave-In Conditioner for added protection and flexibility.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works best on medium hair.

Tip:

Twist and pin the sides back for a fresh look.

#17 Fringe and Curls

Written by Tanya Ramirez

Curls are a fun way to dress up short hair! The smoothed over bangs provide beautiful contrast to the overall look.

Short Hairstyle with Fringe and Curls

Style by Katie Skillman, John Roberts Salon & Spa, Cleveland, OH

How To Style:

  1. Apply thermal protection to dry hair.
  2. Curl sections of longer hair around an small barrel iron in alternating directions.
  3. Use a straightening iron to add bend to the fringe area and wear it to the side.
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Oribe APRES BEACH for touchable waves with beautiful shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Backcomb those waves for extra volume.

#18 Classic Cut

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This is a gorgeous classic bob paired with a flattering side-swept fringe.

Classic Bob with Side Swept Fringe

Style by Lauren McDonald, Kathy Adams Salon, Buford, GA

Classic Bob with Side Swept Fringe Side View

Style by Lauren McDonald, Kathy Adams Salon, Buford, GA

How To Style:

  1. Apply a smoothing lotion to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a round brush.
  3. Smooth hair with a straightening iron for a sleek finish.
  4. Apply a serum for shine.
  5. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy YOUNG.AGAIN treatment oil for smooth, shiny hair.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on medium to thick hair.

Tip:

Gather hair into a mock chignon for an upswept style.

#19 Wispy Crop

Written by Tanya Ramirez

This haircut has a beautifully light, soft texture with eye-grazing fringe.

Short Wispy Hairstyle with bangs

Style by Sandy Hoyt, John Roberts Salon & Spa, Cleveland, OH

How To Style:

  1. Apply a smoothing lotion to damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush.
  3. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy ANTI-GRAVITY volumizer and texturizer for control with oil-free shine.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or heart shaped faces. This style works best on fine hair.

Tip:

Try a wet finger waved style for a glam 20s-inspired look.

#20 Manely Forward

Written by Tanya Ramirez

The star of this ruby-hued crop is the versatile fringe which allows you to wear it however you wish.

Short Hairstyle with Highlights and Fringe

Style by Sandy Hoyt, John Roberts Salon & Spa, Cleveland, OH

How To Style:

  1. Apply a thickening lotion with damp hair.
  2. Blow dry the hair with a Denman brush.
  3. Smooth hair with a straightening iron
  4. Set the style with a finishing spray.

Recommended Products:

Try Kevin Murphy FULL.AGAIN thickening lotion for fullness and body with natural movement.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

This look is suitable for round, oval or square shaped faces. This style works best on fine to medium hair.

Tip:

Create a piecey perimeter with a light hold wax.

Mix and match these ideas for short hair with bangs to fully express your personal style!