How To Style Bangs In The Summer

Beat The Heat With 4 Easy 'Dos
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Photos: Vanessa Jackman and Adam Katz Sinding.

It might be hot, but your bangs should never be an obvious indicator that you can feel the heat–you get where we’re going with this. Keep your ‘do in check when your fringe isn’t quite cooperating with 4 quick and brilliant styling ideas to try. Staying cool this summer has never been so easy.

Styling Tip #1

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Photo: Adam Katz Sinding

Accessorize It

Whether you're relaxing beachside or have brunch plans with your bestie, versatile hair accessories are no-brainer investments when you need a little break from your bangs.

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Missoni Turban, $238; Johnny Loves Rosie Headband, $35

Get The Look

Keep your fringe off your forehead and out of the way with one simple accessory that happens to go a long way. Tuck shorter strands into a turban or printed headband during your off-duty affairs, we love them best paired with a solid maxi dress and bright lipstick.

Styling Tip #2

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Photo: Adam Katz Sinding

Fake It 'Til You Make It

Whether you're growing out your bangs and don't quite know what to do with them or simply need to switch things up, we're all about an extreme side part your bangs can hide beneath!

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Sultra The Bombshell, $130; L'Oreal Hairspray, $5

Get The Look

Start with wet hair and blow dry your side part to keep it in place. Then, use a curling rod to blend shorter pieces in with your longer layers by creating perfect curls. Lastly, apply plenty of hairspray to keep your 'do in check all night long.

Styling Tip #3

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Photo: Adam Katz Sinding

Slick It Back

Blend bangs with ease by trying out a wet-look, slicked back hairstyle. Not only is it totally effortless, it looks super chic, too!

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Oribe Gel, $38; Serge Normant Pomade, $25

Get The Look

For shorter bangs, run a heavy hold gel into your locks using your fingers. For longer side bangs, a sculpting pomade should do the trick.

Styling Tip #4

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Photo: Vanessa Jackman

Clip It Back

A potential reminder of your days on the playground, this adorable hair trend is anything but juvenile. Whether you crave eye-catching character from your accessories or prefer something a bit more understated, this is one styling trend that brings together the best of both worlds.

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Anthropologie Clip Set, $15; Gabriela Artigas Barrette, $132

Get The Look

Investing in playful barrettes or hair clips is a feminine way to counteract an edgy meanswear ensemble.

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