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15 Fringe Hairstyles: Which One is Perfect For You?

Add personality and flair to your hairstyle by adding a fresh fringe! Bangs give new life to any hairstyle and help frame the face. From full and straight to pretty and piecy, there’s something for everyone with these fabulous fringe hairstyles!

  • Fun and Flirty

    Try this quick texturized and teased up hairdo with a fun and flirty full fringe.

    Fun and Flirty Cute Look Fun and Flirty Cute Look Back View

    How to Style: 

    1. Work styling foam through towel dried hair.
    2. Use a large round brush to turn fringe under just a bit.
    3. Blow dry the rest of your hair completely, using your fingers to tousle as you go.
    4. Use a deep waver to add texture through the back of your hair.
    5. Twist and pin random sections back until all hair is arranged near the back of the crown of your head.
    6. Finish with medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    You can find the Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver at your nearest Ulta store or online at www.ulta.com!

    Best Face Shapes:

    long, oval, heart, pear

  • Seeing Red

    This half up spiked hairstyle with a side-swept fringe is red HOT.

    Seeing Red Pretty Updo With Fringe Seeing Red Pretty Updo With Fringe Back View

    How to Style: 

    1. Spray styling spray through hair, concentrating at the roots.
    2. Blow dry hair completely, smoothing it around your head with a paddle brush as you go.
    3. Sweep fringe to one side.
    4. Use a teasing brush to backbrush hair in the front and create a small bump.
    5. Pick random pieces from the back to criss-cross, and pin up each section with a bobby pin.
    6. Use a flat iron to smooth out and bend the ends that are loose.
    7. Finish with a medium or high hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products: 

    Use Aveda Color Concerve Madder Root Shampoo and Conditioner to keep red hair color vibrant!

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, long, round, pear, square

  • Southern Belle of the Ball

    How charming are these sweet curls styled to one side with a large side-swept fringe?

    Southern Belle Long Style with Volume Southern Belle Long Style with Volume Side View

    How to Style: 

    1. Work a golf ball-sized amount of styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Blow dry hair completely.
    3. Part fringe to one side.
    4. Use a flat iron to smooth fringe and top area of hair.
    5. Gather hair into a low ponytail just below your ear on one side, and secure with an elastic that matches your hair color.
    6. Use a 3/4-inch barrel curling iron to add curls through ponytail.
    7. Add a hair accessory to dress up and hide the elastic.
    8. Finish with medium or high hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    You can find some amazing hair accessories on www.etsy.com, or check out www.modcloth.com for some seriously amazing vintage-inspired pieces!

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, long, round, square, heart, pear

  • Bangin’ Blonde

    Bubbly curls complement this shiny blonde layered cut. The side-swept fringe frames the face and brings attention to the eyes.

    Bangin Blonde Pretty Full Look Bangin Blonde Pretty Full Look Side View

    How to Style: 

    1. Work blow dry serum through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Blow dry hair completely, using fingers to tousle as you go.
    4. Smooth fringe by blow drying forward with a large round brush, then gently sweeping to one side.
    5. Create volume in the crown by back combing near your roots.
    6. Add soft curls to your ends with a ¾ or 1-inch barrel curling iron.
    7. Finish with a soft hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use Matrix Design Pulse Iron In Thermal Styling Mist to protect tresses from heat as you style

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, square, round, heart

  • Bold Bangs

    Be brave and go for the bold! This fringe is perfect for those who have long or pear shaped faces because it adds width at the top to balance the face shape.

    Bold Bangs Full Fringe Long Brunette Hair

    How to Style: 

    1. Work blow dry serum through towel dried hair.
    2. Part fringe towards the front and the rest of the hair down the middle.
    3. Use a medium paddle brush to blow dry fringe forward and add a bend to the ends. Simply turn your brush as you blow dry to add the bump to your fringe. Alternately, you can blow dry them a bit straighter if you prefer!
    4. Blow dry the rest of your hair completely, using fingers to tousle as you go.
    5. Add barrel curls with a 1-inch ceramic curling iron. For the look above, do not finger-comb curls, simply leave them as is once you unwind from the iron.
    6. Finish with medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use Matrix Design Pulse Thermo Glide Express Blowout Creme to protect from the high temperatures of your hot tools, lessen drying time, and leave hair silky smooth.

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, long, pear

  • Faux Fringe

    Go for this fringe if you have long hair and don’t want to commit to cutting your locks! Made with a braid, this one’s good to go in just a few minutes.

    Faux Fringe Faux Fringe Back View

    How to Style: 

    1. Work smoothing serum through dry hair.
    2. Create a one-sided braid from a few inches away from your hairline over one eye that circles around to just above your ear, then hangs loose into a regular braid at the ends. Twist each section tightly along the scalp before adding it to the braid.
    3. Begin the front braid for your faux fringe over the other eye, taking hair only from the inside to create the fringe.
    4. Finish with shine spray and a medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Aloxxi Essential 7 Restorative Hair Serum. It is a blend of seven botanical oils that leave hair feeling healthy, smooth, silky and conditioned.

    Best Face Shapes:

    square, oval, round, heart

  • Flipping Out

    Movement and texture abound in the fringe in this hairstyle for a fun feeling with a touch of flair.

    Flipping Out Hairstyle with Fringe Flipping Out Hairstyle with Fringe Back View

    How to Style: 

    1. Work shine serum through smooth, dry hair.
    2. Part hair to one side in a pie-shaped pattern so there is really no “part line”.
    3. Use a flat iron and pick random pieces to flip up and to the side.
    4. Finish with a medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use OSiS Freeze for an all-day hold that won’t get flakey.

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, long, heart, square

  • Bright Beginnings

    A flash of color through this long fringe keeps it interesting and in focus!

    Bright Beginnings Style with Fringe Bright Beginnings Style with Fringe Layered Back View

    How to Style: 

    1. Work styling serum through dry hair.
    2. Part hair deep to one side.
    3. Use a flat iron to smooth sections and bend them slightly along the length of each section, creating a smooth, round shape.
    4. Finish with a light or medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Humidity Hairspray for protection against humid conditions, locking out frizz and locking in style.

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, square, heart, pear

  • Curly Fringe

    Walk on the wild side with this curly fringe which is part of a fun faux hawk style that is full of texture and personality!

    Curly Fringe Short Look Curly Fringe Short Look Side View

    How to Style: 

    1. Work styling cream through dry, prepped curls.
    2. Braid a design from the front to the back and along the sides to create the silhouette of a faux hawk with the hair that is not braided. Be sure the ends of the design braids are tucked within the faux hawk.
    3. Finish by tousling top with fingers until it sits just right and adding style memory with a strong hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Bed Head Hard Head Hairspray for relentless hold and control.

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, heart, diamond, round

  • Opposites Attract

    Add depth to your fringe by pairing super light color on top with a medium or super dark color underneath.

    Opposites Attract Blonde Look Curled Under

    How to Style: 

    1. Mix a nickel-sized amount of styling serum with a golf ball-sized amount of styling mousse in the palm of your hand and work through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair deep to one side, using the outer corner of one eye as your guide.
    3. Blow dry hair completely, using a paddle brush to smooth hair around your head as you go.
    4. Use a 1-inch barrel curling iron to add curls from mid lengths to ends.
    5. Finish with a soft hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use KMS California HairStay Medium Hold Spray for flexible hold and humidity resistance.

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, square, round, heart

  • Hello Waves

    This full fringe with soft movement is perfect for those with petite faces.

    Hello Waves Burgundy Highlights View 2 Hello Waves Burgundy Highlights Side Profile

    How to Style: 

    1. Work dry styling oil through dry hair.
    2. Part hair in a pie shape so hair flows to one side, but doesn’t have a definite part line.
    3. Use a 1-1/4 inch barrel curling iron or 1-inch flat iron to turn hair under in sections throughout. Turn hair under in the same direction all the way around your head.
    4. Use fingers to separate and arrange hair for a neat finish.
    5. Lock in style with a medium or high hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Dry Oil Mist as a style primer to eliminate frizz, shield hair from the heat of styling tools, enhance shine, and protect color.

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, long, pear

  • Side Stepper

    A solid section of eye-grazing fringe brings attention to cheekbones and lightens the look of otherwise heavy long hair.

    Side Stepper Wavy Look with Fringe Fringe Hairstyles

    How to Style: 

    1. Work styling foam through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Use a medium paddle brush or large round brush to blow dry fringe forward, then gently sweep to one side.
    4. Blow dry the rest of your hair completely.
    5. Create volume in the back of your crown by back combing and securing a section of hair into a mini bump in the back with bobby pins.
    6. Curl the rest of your hair with a ¾-inch barrel curling iron, then tousle curls for a softer feel.
    7. Finish with medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use Redken Quick Tease 15 Back Combing Finishing Spray for creating lift and locking in volume in the bump.

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, square, round, heart

  • Mini Me

    A micro fringe is just enough to give this look some edge and soften a dark color.

    Mini Me Wavy Look with Fringe

    How to Style: 

    1. Work styling foam through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Use a medium paddle brush to blow dry fringe forward, lifting and turning under ever so gently to create volume, but not make fringe stick up.
    4. Blow dry the rest of your hair completely.
    5. Create volume in the back of your crown by back combing and securing a section of hair into a mini bump in the back with bobby pins.
    6. Curl the rest of your hair with a 1-inch or ¾-inch barrel curling iron, then tousle curls for a softer feel.
    7. Finish with medium hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use Style Sexy Hair Blow It Up Volumizing Gel. It is a gel-to-foam styler that provides lift at the roots, volume, body, and hold through the ends.

    Best Face Shapes:

    long, oval, heart, diamond

  • Piece-y Perfection

    The full yet piecy fringe on this hairstyle creates texture in front to match the flipped ends throughout.

    Piecey Perfection Cute Layered Look Piecey Perfection Cute Layered Look Side View

    How to Style: 

    1. Work styling serum through smooth, dry hair.
    2. Make a pie parting over one eye so there is no definite part line.
    3. Use a flat iron to bend sections under on the top and sides of the front of your head. Be sure to create volume in the area at the back of the crown of your head.
    4. Use the flat iron again, this time flipping the ends up in the back and behind your ears.
    5. Separate and define flips and fringe with a texture wax.
    6. Finish with a medium or high hold hairspray for extra style memory.

    Recommended Products:

    Style Sexy Hair Control Maniac is a perfect sleek control wax that delivers maximum definition to create strong and lasting shapes.

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, long, diamond, pear

  • Layered Lady

    This short, side-swept fringe is great for lightening up the length around your face.

    Layered Lady Short Sideswept Fringe Front View Layered Lady Long Fringe

    How to Style: 

    1. Work styling cream through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Use a medium-sized paddle brush to turn fringe under, then gently sweep to the side.
    4. Blow dry the rest of your hair completely, using the paddle brush to wrap hair around your head as you go.
    5. Use a flat iron to further smooth strands if necessary.
    6. Finish with a soft hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Use Aveda Smooth Infusion Glossing Straightener for all-day straightness and shine.

    Best Face Shapes:

    round, heart, pear, oval, square

  • Down to There

    This long fringe is blended into layers near the ends to create a seamless frame that softens the face.

    Down to There Layers Down to There Layers Side View

    How to Style: 

    1. Work styling serum through towel dried hair.
    2. Part hair to one side.
    3. Use a large paddle brush to turn fringe under, then gently sweep to the side.
    4. Blow dry the rest of your hair completely, using the paddle brush to wrap hair around your head as you go.
    5. Use a flat iron to further smooth strands if necessary.
    6. Finish with a soft hold hairspray.

    Recommended Products:

    Try Paul Mitchell Straight Works to control texture and create a silky smooth finish.

    Best Face Shapes:

    oval, round, pear, square

    Choose your fringe based on styles that will complement and balance your face shape, then have your stylist customize the fringe so it’s perfect for you and your styling needs. We hope these fringe hairstyles have inspired you!