34 Ultimate Ways to Get Long Bangs for Long Hair

Cindy Marcus
Cindy Marcus Hairstylist, Editor-in-Chief
Long Wispy Bangs on Long Light Brown Hair
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#1: Long Wispy Bangs on Light Brown Hair

Revamp dull, lifeless hair with these long wispy bangs paired with even longer tresses. Long wispy bangs are low-maintenance, making them one of the best options for women who prefer not to spend too much time on their styling routine. This encourages a softer grow-out and will allow more time between cuts.

Gorgeous Long Side Bangs for Long Brown Hair
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#2: Gorgeous Long Side Bangs for Long Brown Hair

Gorgeous long, side bangs pair well with long brown hair. When you want to update your style to a messy, slept-in look, consider your features and decide if you prefer a full or sleek style. To add more fullness to your long hair, layers and side bangs can completely transform your style. A full, round brush blowout completes this bombshell look.

Long Feathered Layers with Long Waterfall Bangs
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#3: Long Feathered Layers with Waterfall Bangs

Long fringe hairstyles are trendy, and these long feathered layers with waterfall bangs are a perfect example. The extended, thin bangs on this fringe hairstyle blend flawlessly from fringe to tip.

Long Shag with Internal Layers and Long Curtain Bangs
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#4: Long Shag with Internal Layers and Curtain Bangs

If you want more shape for your long thick hair, try a long shag. The best way to create weightlessness is to add layers. When you have textured layers, it makes your ends softer so your blend is more cascading. The additional layers give more body and help hold curl. Add a curtain bang to your face-framing to get a more voluptuous shape.

80s-Inspired Layered Cut with Long Bangs on Long blonde Hair
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#5: 80s-Inspired Layered Cut with Long Bangs

Long bangs with an 80s-inspired layered cut have been popularized on social media. This haircut is a modern take on the classic Farrah Fawcett cut. You’ll want to use products that add fullness and body when styling. Your stylist can help you find the best styling aids for your hair type.

Long Curtain Bangs on Long Ombre Hair
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#6: Long Curtain Bangs on Long Ombre Hair

Long curtain bangs on long ombré hair, can be so versatile. They create a soft face-framed look when worn correctly! These specific bangs can bring such a fresh look to almost any hairstyle!

Long Swoopy Bangs for Long Hair
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#7: Long Swoopy Bangs

Long swoop bangs can be a good change up your long hairstyle. You need to direct your bangs away from your face in order to give the swoop effect! I suggest you use a flat iron and curl away from your face to style your new bangs.

Very Long Bangs and Layers for Long Hair
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#8: Very Long Bangs and Layers

Bring some big movement into your hair with very long bangs with layers. Unlike the classic short bang, long bangs are seriously no fuss and will bring softness to your face. Long bangs and layers will melt seamlessly into your flowing locks and give your hair body and movement. Style with a big round brush to get some serious bounce for a 90s vibe.

#9: Gorgeous Long Curly Hair with Long Straight Bangs

If you’re wanting to change up your look, try long curly hair with long straight bangs. Long bangs are a great option for women who want a change with their long hair but do not want to lose much all-over length. Bangs bring focus to your face and eyes. They do come with upkeep so trimming every 3-4 weeks is a must. Beautiful long curls give a youthful and playful appearance.

#10: Sultry Long Layered Hair

Try a layered hairstyle if you’re looking to add more definition and shape to your long hair. If you feel your hair is “boring” and all one length, you can transform your hair without chopping off all those beautiful, long locks. Start by adding face-framing layers, starting at the chin is usually a good starting point, feathering down from there. This will enhance your hairstyle the next time you style it with a curling iron or simply when blow-drying.

Straight Long Hair with Arched Bangs
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#11: Straight Long Hair with Arched Bangs

Straight, longer hair with arched bangs is an effortlessly chic look that requires minimal styling. Straight lines on long straight hair with bangs can look boxy if you don’t round out the bangs with arches. Be sure to invest in a dry shampoo to revive your bangs without having to shampoo every day.

Related: Flattering straight hairstyles.

#12: Beachy Waves with Straight Bangs

A stunning combo of beachy waves with straight bangs is a great choice for women with fine hair. Textured long wavy hair with bangs adds volume while highlighting your eye shape and cheekbones. Style with a 1.25-inch barrel curling iron, while leaving the ends out for a more lived-in beach wave.

Modern Shag with Choppy Layers and Thick Bangs
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#13: Modern Shag with Choppy Layers and Thick Bangs

Adding a thick textured bang and choppy layers lightens the hair at the top of the head allowing for more movement throughout the crown and sides. Style with a 1.25-inch barrel curling iron, taking large sections for that perfectly undone look. Transform boring long hair with layers to a modern shag with choppy layers and thick bangs for the ultimate hairdo.

#14: Voluminous Curtain Bangs and Long Layers

Amp up your long thick mane with voluminous curtain bangs and long layers. Long curtain bangs on long hair falling off a center part creating bouncy layers around the face without having to cut short layers. Consult with your stylist on enhancing your color with a rich espresso root blended into a subtle hazelnut foilyage.

Long Face-Framing Fringe with Loose Waves
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#15: Long Face-Framing Fringe with Loose Waves

Try a long face-framing fringe with loose waves for a chic yet casual look. These long bangs on long blonde hair are the perfect length to frame the face while adding volume near the temples. Enhance your color with a mix of warm and cool beige tones, which compliment both light and dark eyeshades.

Long Messy Waves with Bangs
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#16: Long Messy Waves with Bangs

If you’re all about low maintenance, try wearing long messy waves with bangs. Long hair with loose waves is a great quick styling routine for someone on the go. Adding long wispy bangs on long hair with messy layers pulls the look together, while also enhancing a high bun or ponytail.

Feathered Bangs for Dark Brown, Thick Hair
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#17: Feathered Bangs for Dark Brown, Thick Hair

Try feathered bangs for dark brown, thick hair to add softness around the face and accentuate your eyes. Feathered bangs are light and airy and have flipped-out tapered ends. Ask your stylist if long bangs on long brown hair will work with your hair texture and skin tone.

#18: Blowout Style for Layered Hair with Bangs

A round brush blowout is an absolute must-have blowout style for layered hair with bangs. Layered haircuts work best because you can achieve the most volume, especially at the crown and top of the head. Apply a root lift product at the scalp with a blowout cream from midshaft to ends for maximum volume.

#19: Sleek Long Hair with Straight-Across Bangs

Consider sleek long hair and straight across bangs for a sassy modern look. Make sure when cutting long bangs on long thin hair, not to remove too much hair so you avoid a heavy bang. Style with IGK Good Behavior Blowout Balm, for a keratin-like finish. Remember a little goes a long way with smoothing products.

Long Layered Bangs on Long Hair
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#20: Long Layered Bangs on Long Hair

Try long layered bangs on long hair for that perfectly tousled look without compromising length. Incorporating textured bangs with tapered ends is a great way to frame the face on long layered hair. Add some golden blonde highlights for a total beach babe vibe.

Heavy Bangs on Long Choppy Hair
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#21: Heavy Bangs on Long Choppy Hair

A combination of heavy bangs on long choppy hair is a dramatic yet beautifully cohesive hairstyle. A long choppy haircut looks best cut and styled on a center part to create balance on both sides while allowing the heavy fringe to fall over the forehead. Ask your stylist for subtle sun-kissed balayage throughout the ends of your hair, with a complimentary cool chocolate brunette tone at the roots.

Feathered Long Hair with a Thin Fringe
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#22: Feathered Long Hair with a Thin Fringe

Go for feathered long hair with a thin fringe to achieve movement while maintaining length. A razor can be used to achieve maximum texture and weight removal while giving the appearance of wispy or feathered ends. Consult with your hairstylist about adding highlights and lowlights for a grey blending option that offers a soft grow-out.

Wispy Bangs and Tousled Waves on Copper Balayage Hair
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#23: Wispy Bangs and Tousled Waves on Copper Balayage Hair

Transform boring long dark locks into a colorful masterpiece with wispy bangs and tousled waves on copper balayage hair. Incorporating face-framing layers with a defined wispy bang allows you to keep your length while giving your locks a much-needed facelift. Copper balayage on dark brown hair is the perfect choice due to an abundance of natural warmth living in your strands.

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#24 Thick Bangs for Long Straight Hair

Thick bangs for long straight hair are an ultra-chic style that never goes out of fashion. Thick slightly textured bangs falling at the browbone can be worn on the forehead or softly swept to the side. Blow-dry the fringe in a left-to-right directional manner with a sculpting brush and apply IGK Beach Club Volumizing Texture Spray for optimal definition.

Face-Framing Bangs on Dimensional Blonde Hair
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#25: Face-Framing Bangs on Dimensional Blonde Hair

Elevate your long locks with face-framing bangs on dimensional blonde hair. Textured long bangs on long wavy hair blended into a face frame create a movement around the face and accent your best features. Ask your stylist to enhance your color with a warm beige balayage.

Blunt Bangs on Long Wavy Hair
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#26: Blunt Bangs on Long Wavy Hair

Try blunt bangs on long wavy hair for a look that is sure to turn heads. Rocking long bangs on long hair with a middle part balances the waves on both sides of the head to create visual uniformity. Blunt bangs cut at eyebrow length highlight your eyes and can strengthen your brow arches.

Side-Swept Curtain Bangs on Long Dark Hair with Underlights
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#27: Side-Swept Curtain Bangs on Long Dark Hair with Underlights

Go big or go home when choosing an edgy shag with side-swept curtain bangs on long dark hair with underlights. Feathered haircuts featuring long bangs with long hair for a round face look best with side-swept bangs and layers because they add length to the face and highlight cheekbones. What better way to complete a long-length haircut than with fiery copper underlights veiled below a rich chocolate brown?

Long Soft Layers with a Wispy Fringe
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#28: Long Soft Layers with a Wispy Fringe

Long soft layers with a wispy fringe are a modern take on 90s fluffy supermodel hair. Wispy fringes look best on oblong or heart-shaped faces with fine hair and are a low-maintenance alternative to a full fringe. Layered long hair with bangs has a lot of versatility when it comes to styling, but a classic is a round brush blowout, which leaves the hair full and bouncy.

#29: Wavy Shag Haircut with Bangs for Waist-Length Hair

Transform long boring hair with a stylish wavy shag haircut with bangs for waist-length hair. A long shag haircut allows you to wear longer thicker hair without feeling weighed down because of heavy layering and texture. Air-dry and apply a sea salt spray or polish your look using a wide barrel curling iron for loose flowing waves.

#30: Razored Shag with Thin Bangs

Upgrade long wavy hair with a razored shag and thin bangs. Shag cuts allow you to incorporate layered long bangs on long hair, thus creating a very balanced flow throughout the top to the bottom length. Try adding some balayage for that perfect shade of bronze to brighten your day.

Straight Brown Hair with a Long Blunt Fringe
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#31: Straight Brown Hair with a Long Blunt Fringe

Straight brown hair with a long blunt fringe is a classic look with infinite styling options. Long bangs on long straight hair are a wonderful compliment because they balance the length and bring attention to your eyes. Bangs have also been known for adding a youthful appearance to your face, as well as a Botox alternative.

Long Choppy Bangs for Wavy Hair
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#32: Long Choppy Bangs for Wavy Hair

If you’re looking for a change without high maintenance commitment, try some long choppy bangs for wavy hair. Long haircuts with bangs offer versatility in styling, from freshly washed and styled, swooped to the side, or even pinned back on lazy days. Ask your stylist to top your look off with a pop of pastel pink color.

Voluminous Layers with Wispy Bangs
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#33: Voluminous Layers with Wispy Bangs

Voluminous layers with wispy bangs are a great way to plump fine hair or reduce bulk on extra-thick hair. A long hairstyle with bangs can transform an ordinary long cut, while also bringing a youthful glow to your face. To achieve a voluminous look, apply IGK Beach Club Blowout Cream to damp hair and blow-dry with a round brush.

Long Beach Waves with Curtain Bangs
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#34: Long Beach Waves with Curtain Bangs

If you’re looking for a laid-back style, try rocking some long beach waves with curtain bangs. Tousled long bangs for long hair balance petite face shapes and create uniformity within a long haircut. Spray, scrunch and repeat with REF Ocean Mist for that fresh from the beach vibe.

Long bangs for long hair switch up your current style without losing inches of length. A fringe not only frames your face but also accentuates your best facial features, ladies!

Tinamarie Possidoni is a skilled stylist and educator from Indian Head Park, IL. notes that bangs are a great alternative to get a new look without giving your hair a complete overhaul. “Bangs give long hair a more on-trend and finished look,” she points out.

If you’re considering long bangs, long hair is the optimal length because longer bangs can easily blend with the hair.

Long fringe is a commitment. It requires attention to make your hair appear red carpet-worthy. If you’re willing to style them every day, a long cut with long bangs might work for you.

Salon maintenance is also essential to keep the long bangs and long hair looking fresh. Possidoni suggests getting trims and reshaping every 4-6 weeks.

Understand that not all women can wear long hairstyles with bangs. Possidoni explains, “Many factors come into play. These include face shape, hair texture, and hairline patterns like cowlicks and widows peaks.”

Don’t hesitate to ask your stylist some questions. “Would long bangs for long hair work for my face shape and hair texture? What kind of commitment and maintenance do the bangs require?”

A consultation can help you decide whether your desired fringe fits your lifestyle.

If you want an upgrade for your long tresses, read on. Our photos will show you the trendiest ways to pull off long bangs for long hair!