Women's Fringe Hairstyles

Updated April 17, 2017

There are many ways that a woman can wear her fringe, otherwise known as bangs. Factors such as face shape and size can help determine which style is best suited for you.

Side Swept Fringe

Side swept fringe are bangs that swoop to either side of the face. They can be long and layered or short and choppy. Square faced women are especially suited for this fringe style that can soften facial angles.

Feathered Fringe

Fringe can be feathered by cutting the fringe at an angle with small layers. Women with round face shapes benefit from feathered fringe because they emphasise the cheek bones. Feathered fringe are commonly paired with layered hair, long and short.

Blunt Fringe

According to, blunt fringe can add edginess to a woman with feminine features. Blunt fringe are cut in a straight line just above brow line while draping over the forehead.

Full Bangs

Full fringe that cut below the eyebrow are gaining popularity in modern culture. notes that full fringe can widen a very narrow face shape and help hide a high forehead.

Celebrity Ties

Jessica Alba, Paula Abdul, Heidi Klum and Liv Tyler are just a few of the many A-list celebrities who have been known to sport fringe. From side-swept to bold, fringe fashion doesn't seem to be going away anytime soon.

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