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How to Get Side-Swept Bangs

You might be short on time, but get the right haircut and it will only take a minute to style a picture-perfect frame for your face.


  • Step 1: Get a haircut Get a haircut. Side-swept bangs are cut short-to-long starting from a side part.
  • TIP: Don't try to cut side-swept bangs yourself at home unless you are experienced.
  • Step 2: Wash your hair Wash your hair and towel it dry.
  • Step 3: Apply smoothing serum Apply a small amount of smoothing serum to your damp bangs.
  • TIP: Apply a volumizer if you have thin hair.
  • Step 4: Blow-dry Blow-dry your bangs with a round brush and a blow-dryer. Curl your brush from the roots to the tips of your hair and pull down and over to the side you want your bangs to sweep.
  • TIP: Point your dryer in the direction you want your hair to lay.
  • Step 5: Set your style Spray your style with hairspray and your bangs will stay the rest of the day.
  • FACT: The British refer to hair that covers the forehead as "a fringe."

You Will Need

  • Haircut
  • Shampoo and towel
  • Smoothing serum
  • Round brush
  • Blow-dryer
  • Hairspray
  • Volumizer (optional)

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