42 Cool-Girl Ways to Wear Bangs for 2016

There are style questions that every woman has asked herself at some point and “should I get bangs?” is definitely one of them. Face-framing fringe — whether bold and blunt, super short and edgy, sexy and sideswept or wispy and parted — is a major hair game changer. Without touching the rest of your mane, bangs can give your cut an instant injection of cool, while also dramatizing your eyes and transforming your face shape.

So if you’re considering making 2016 the year you finally get bangs (or if you’re already bangin’ and want to update your look), take inspiration from our roundup of the best hairstyles with bangs spotted on celebrities, fashion runways and social media stars. No matter your hair texture and length, face shape or level of commitment to daily style maintenance, these hairstyles with bangs have got you (and your forehead) covered. Click through to find which cut will make ’em say, “Baby got bangs!” 

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