Bangs really are the fastest way to pull a hair look together. Somehow they make the most simple bun or ponytail take on a new life. But bangs take patience and a little extra effort — and the results are so worth it.
If you’re not really sure how to get your bangs salon-sleek and smooth, we chatted with Mark Townsend, a stylist who works with some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Known for his effortlessly sexy, waves and perfect fringe, Townsend has some of the best tips and tricks up his sleeve and he’s sharing them with us. So quit hesitating and make the chop, these simple bang hacks will change your life.
This article originally appeared on TotalBeauty.com