Wispy Bangs

For barely there bangs that give you all the benefits of full on fringe, try these wispy bangs! This lighter version of blunt or side swept bangs can instantly update your look. Wispy bangs are universally flattering because they work for all hair types draw attention on the eyes. Check out these pictures of wispy bangs that show you three dramatically different ways to rock this 2012 hairstyle trend.

Wispy bangs can be worn straight down or to the side. Choose the direction based on what flatters your face shape. For heart-shaped, round, or square faces, opt for this side swept version as above. Wispy bangs balance angular faces with softness and round faces with angles. If you’re confident with scissors, you can even cut these bangs yourself. Don’t worry, this hairstyle with bangs is low commitment and you can just conceal shorter layers by brushing them into the rest of hair.


This wispy version of straight across bangs is bold and modern. Bangs are a fountain of youth for anyone wanting to conceal lines on the forehead. If you have a long face or high forehead, this is also a flattering option. These ultrafine bangs work really well for thin hair.

Wispy bangs are also a lightweight fringe option for thick hair. This soft version of straight across bangs plays peek-a-boo with the forehead. To mix things up, fringe can also be worn to either side.