23 Hottest Fringe Bangs for 2021

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

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 some of these best fringe bangs hairstyles will inspire you!

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Lovely Tousled Fringe Bangs

Lovely Tousled Fringe Bangs
Instagram @erinjeanpowers

Q&A with style creator, Erin Powers
Hairdresser @ Erin Powers Hairdressing in Tucson, AZ

How would you describe this?

This haircut with fringe bangs is a soft and effortless style. It uses an undercut to eliminate weight and keeps the fringe haircut longer and sweepy. The combination of short and long will leave you feeling sexy and unique.

What’s your best advice?

Women considering a tousled fringe should be prepared for some light styling. A quick blow dry and some texturing paste for lift and separation. The cut requires a light trim every 6 weeks to keep it fresh.

Medium-Length Shag with Fringe Bangs

Medium-Length Shag with Fringe Bangs
Instagram @jessicafooskas

Q&A with style creator, Jessica Fooskas
Stylist @ ARROJO Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY


How would you describe this?

These fringe bangs are effortless and undone.

Hairstyles for bangs are versatile and easy to style. Blow dry it smooth for a more polished style, or let it air dry for a more lived-in vibe.

What’s your best advice?

Try ARROJO Wave Mist and ARROJO Dry Shampoo to give these bangs the perfect amount of texture without looking too messy. Wave Mist is perfect for spraying in and letting the hair air dry to enhance natural texture, or it is great to blow dry with to give the perfect amount of grit to the hair.

Lastly, finish with the dry shampoo as a dry texture spray. It also absorbs oil! It’s also totally clear so it won’t show up on the dark roots.

Fringe bangs are ideal for women looking for more volume and shape around their face. Bangs that don’t add more work to the styling process are great.

Perfect Face-Framing Fringe Bangs

Perfect Face-Framing Fringe Bangs
Instagram @hayleyjoanh

The perfect face-framing fringe bangs can accentuate eyes and cheekbones. The length where they graze the eyelash is pretty ideal. Not too short, yet not too long. And as they grow out, they’ll be easy to pin or tuck behind ears. It’s also the kind of bangs that give any haircut a serious feminine vibe.

Rounded Fringe Bangs

Rounded Fringe Bangs
Instagram @gothhairbae

Q&A with style creator, Sam Lopez
Hairstylist @ Epic The Salon in Los Angeles, CA


How would you describe this?

This is a psychedelic and shaggy cut with fringe bangs, yet coiffed.

There are so many things to love about this cut. It’s edgy, gender neutral, and versatile.

What’s your best advice?

Be sure to find a stylist who is comfortable with this cut and enjoys doing it. The love has to be there! Keep in mind that this cut is best for carving out weight in thick-haired people, although it can add volume and movement to skinny-haired women.

Be sure to find products that enhance your natural texture so you can wash and go while still looking fab. For extra drama, blow the hair out with a round brush, diffuse to add body, or wrap your hair around a curling iron for a beachy wave look.

French Fringe Bangs

French Fringe Bangs
Instagram @linethmm

French fringe bangs are for women who want to change things up and bring attention to their eyes. It’s cute and makes a short haircut younger-looking. If the hair has a wavy texture, don’t forget to iron the ends of the bangs to compliment the hair’s chic finish.

Rounded Bob with Wispy Fringe Bangs

Q&A with style creator, Elizabeth Salamanca
Hairstylist & Make-up Artist @ Watson & Bailey Hair in Livermore, CA


How would you describe this?

This haircut is a deconstructed bob with feathered fringe cut bangs. There is a strong foundational shape with unconventional and piecey layers to give it a lot of movement. This, along with the fringe, gives it an edgy and modern vibe!

What’s your best advice?

Try all Unite Hair products to style this bob with fringe. Get the 7 Seconds Leave-In, 7 Seconds Blowdry Creme, and Expanda Foam to blow dry. Along with a flat brush to get lift at the roots and to smooth the ends. Finish with a flat iron and use Glossing Spray and Tricky Spray to give shine and texture to the hair. If you have very thick hair, try using a styling cream to really piece out the ends and tame any unruly hair.

Haircuts for fringe bangs work best for women who want to add width to their face because the fringe gives it a square face shape. If you want to elongate your face, go for longer fringe that hits below the cheekbone and stay away from baby bangs.

Long Shag with Curtain Fringe Bangs

Long Shag with Curtain Fringe Bangs
Instagram @onaiaziz

Pair a long shag with curtain fringe bangs to maximize its ’70 vibe! This kind of fringe bangs style is easy to maintain, which offers effortless styling! If the bangs edges are curled a bit, they create a subtle movement that complements the shag. Overall, this hairstyle is ideal for ladies with thick, straight hair.

Modern Edgy Shag with Light Fringe

Modern Edgy Shag with Light Fringe
Instagram @rachelwstylist

Try this modern edgy shag with light fringe bangs for a more lived-in style this season. This haircut can also make you younger-looking with a full fringe. For prep and style, use the Good Behavior 4n1 prep spray when the hair is damp. Then, finish it off with a IGK Beach Club Texture Spray.

Heavy Fringe Bangs

Heavy Fringe Bangs
Instagram @hair_georgedivision

Hairstyles with heavy fringe bangs complements oval face shapes the most. It’s the fringe that gives hair a flattering upgrade. If you have bangs you’re growing out of, ask for more fringe to fill in the recession areas and make a flow to the sides. It will leave the door open to go heavier on the fringe down the road.

Textured Blunt Fringe Bangs

Textured Blunt Fringe Bangs
Instagram @bel_pipsqueekinsaigon

Textured blunt fringe bangs add softness to most haircuts and hair lengths. Fringe hairstyles are flattering on an oval, round, diamond, or triangular-shaped face. Use a styling cream or a little hairspray with a flexible hold to keep frizz down and hold the bangs’ shape.

Big Bold Fringe Bangs

Big Bold Fringe Bangs
Instagram @_lulupie_

Q&A with style creator, Lucia Ara
Hair Stylist @ Square Root Salon in Albuquerque, NM


How would you describe this?

These big bold fringe bangs are a take on the Japanese Hime haircut. Women are able to grow their hair long while still having something edgy in the front. Worn up or down, long hair tucked behind the ear really shows off the front fringe. Or leave them loose for a textured style.

What’s your best advice?

These bangs are for many different types of women. Try something different, explore new things your hair can do. This fringe style is for women wanting to keep length, but want something different than the norm.

Large Side-Swept Fringe

Large Side-Swept Fringe
Instagram @willowbendlady

Q&A with style creator, Marie Kelly Decayette
Hairstylist @ Privé Salon in Orlando, FL


How would you describe this?

This is a pixie cut with fringe bangs – always shorter on the sides and back with the front left longer. It’s a short, chic playful style for a woman with confidence. Plus, there’s softness of the shorter sides.

Get a tuckable length just behind the ear if need be.

What’s your best advice?

Have confidence.

Get shampoo and conditioner such as Oribe’s gold lust, Oribe’s straight away (wavy hair and control), and Oribe’s flash form (for volume and texture). For styling, try Babyliss pro blowdryer with Ibiza medium or large boar bristle brush to smooth it out.

Maintaining the shape is important. Hair grows faster than you think. Generally 4 to 6 weeks between haircuts.

Blunt Bob with Fringe Bangs

Blunt Bob with Fringe Bangs
Instagram @nikitenko_elen_

Balance a blunt bob with fringe bangs to soften strong facial features. A fringe bangs haircut can hide an array of concerns on the upper face. It also adds an element of interest to your style. Keep in mind that fringes can require an extra five minutes in the morning to control that bedhead bangs look.

Cute Fringe Bangs for Short Hair

Cute Fringe Bangs for Short Hair
Instagram @alissathesauce

Cute fringe bangs for short hair is perfect in framing round or oval face shapes. But if you have a square jawline, the best fringe to soften and balance the facial features is the long, layered one. The bangs bring out softness and a younger-looking detail to the hairstyle. Have a good leave-in, heat protectant, and a hold texture spray to give the fringe an all-around cut texture.

Long Hair with Long Fringe Bangs

Long Hair with Long Fringe Bangs
Instagram @fringetheory

Long hair with long fringe bangs is modern, feminine, and versatile. The long fringe bangs work well on women with longer faces and larger foreheads. Cutting a fringe can be tricky as it’s easy to go short and blunt! The key is starting a bit longer and slowly working your way up to the desired length.

Short Textured Fringe Bangs

Short Textured Fringe Bangs
Instagram @hairbyerinc

These short textured fringe bangs are ideal for fine to medium hair texture. Using a texturizer gives them a soft piece-y effect that suits a long, wavy, and textured cut. This cute short fringe offers more shape and fullness around the face.

Q&A with style creator, Erin Cheney
Hair Stylist @ Opal Hair Studio in Huntington Beach, CA


How would you describe this?

This is a modern, textured shag with baby/micro-textured fringe. Focus on the layering and fringe around the face and throughout the crown of the head. Doing so will debulk an extremely thick head of hair and create a cute, weightless, modern style.

What’s your best advice?

Make sure your stylist educates you on the different styling methods. Make sure you know what tools, products, and tips are needed to properly style your hair at home.

Jaw-Length Blunt Fringe Bangs

Jaw-Length Blunt Fringe Bangs
Instagram @stefab17

This jaw-length blunt bangs haircut is a total head-turner! It’s a box bob matched with a short fringe. A mixture of point cutting and a little razor cutting is needed to achieve the edgy texture in the fringe area. The classic finish of this short hairstyle with micro bangs is guaranteed to complement a very dark shade of mane.

Beautiful Side-Swept Fringe Bangs

side swept fringe bangs
Instagram @ciarandohertyhair

These beautiful side-swept fringe bangs look classy on luscious, chocolate brown tresses. Incorporate fringe bangs and flawless waves to long hair to get that classic beauty. The haircut is sure to give the face a flattering angle.

Light Wispy Fringe Bangs

Light Wispy Fringe Bangs
Instagram @stylist_frances_gomez_

A few light wispy fringe bangs add softness to a chop. Because of its thin appearance, it’s pretty low maintenance. Taking care of the fringe is way easier if it’s not too big or thick. The fringe also gives a great style to any hairstyle, so give it a try!

Choppy Fringe Bangs

Choppy Fringe Bangs
Instagram @shanecraighair

Adding choppy fringe bangs brings out extra details to the entire hairstyle. They make the chop looking fresher than it is. Such a fringe also upgrades the tresses without going through a drastic change.