Need to update your look, like, now? Cute bangs are a chic way to change up your look. But should you go for a full-on fringe or just a sweet, side-swept look? Good news, girlie! GL’s guide has beautiful bangs for every face shape!
One super-important tip? Def don’t break out the scissors and do a DIY snip. Set up a salon appointment and let a pro have a go.
If you have a round face like Miranda Cosgrove, you're goal is to use your bangs to elongate. Try a side-swept bang with an off-center part and wispy ends. This will give the illusion of a narrower, longer face. Avoid super choppy and short bangs that’ll make your face look rounder.
A-list celebs like Jessica Simpson and Katie Holmes have square faces. If you do too, opt for longer side-swept bangs that hit just below your eyebrow. Ready to take on a hair dare? Square sistahs will look stunning with fashion-forward wispy bangs. Both these styles will soften the edges of your face. What to avoid? Blunt bangs won’t flatter your square shapes.
Have an oval face like The Hills' Lauren Conrad? Good news, girlie, you totally lucked out in the bangs department! You can try out tonsa different styles. A blunt bang that cuts straight across your forehead or long wispy fringes will make your face look fierce. The only thing to avoid is very short bangs with a lot of volume. This will option will elongate oval shapes.
Aimee Teegarden (star of Friday Night Lights) and Scarlett Johansson both have heart shaped faces. Girls with this sweet shape should opt for wispy bangs with an off-center part. Stay away from thick, blunt bangs that cut straight across. These styles will emphasize a heart shape’s wider forehead.
POSTED ON 2/28/2009 7:00:00 AM