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40 Best Wispy Bangs Hairstyles That Look Great on Anyone

Nkeiruka Obiwulu

9. Classic Long Shag with Wispy Bangs. Do you want thick yet airy front bangs? Then go for this sassy and chic style that creates additional volume for your hair.

Wispy bangs complement trendy haircuts for ladies. The lightly-feathered soft bangs instantly transform your look, giving you a more youthful and sassy appearance. Wispy bangs haircuts nicely frame your face and soften strong jawlines, especially when you go for a style that flatters the shape of your face.

Here is our collection of images of classy wispy bangs hairstyles for you to make your pick from before heading to your hairstylist.

1. Layered Medium Hair with Wispy Bangs. For a sultry and sexy tousled effect, opt for layered mid-length hair with a feathered wispy fringe. This style will easily disguise a large forehead and give you a stylish, chic look.

2. Crisp Wispy Bangs. Nothing spells sexy like face-framing feathered bangs. This sassy hairstyle is ideal for those who desire full fringes without the thickness of the classic bangs.

3. Wispy Bangs for Thin Hair. Soft and light feathered bangs with lots of texture are best for people with thin hair. The layers add volume and bounce to flat-looking hair. Feathered bangs with layers are your go-to if you’ve got delicate, wispy strands.

4. Wispy Curtain Bangs. Brigitte Bardot made this hairstyle famous in the 60’s and now it’s hot again. Curtain bangs are usually long, layered, and center-parted, creating a sexy frame for your face with a focus on your eyes and cheekbones.

5. See-Through Wispy Bangs. These go well with wavy hair. The feathered, wispy bangs at her brow exquisitely complement her wavy hair and chime in with the subtle highlights at the ends.

6. Messy Wispy Bangs. Messy is effortlessly cool, and nothing comes as close to chic as a messy wispy bangs haircut. For a gorgeous texture and sexy look, add lots of layers to your messy fringe.

7. Wispy Thin Bangs with Separation. Apart from unfailingly directing attention to the eyes, this long and straight fringe echoes the piece-y texture around the ends of the hazelnut hair, yet in an airier version.

8. Long Wavy Hair with Wispy Bangs. Feminine and classic, the long wavy hairstyle with wispy bangs is always a hit for both casual and formal outings. Messy wavy hair pairs well with wispy fringes.

9. Classic Long Shag with Wispy Bangs. Do you want thick yet airy front bangs? Then go for this sassy and chic style that creates additional volume for your hair.

10. Balayage and Feathery Wispy Bangs. Update your long hair with wispy bangs and a graduated color to add more dimension to your hairstyle. You’ll have delicate, natural-looking highlights with this technique.

11. Medium Layered Hair and Wispy Bangs. Wispy haircuts soften your strong jawline and make you look younger. Go for this cut with delicate bangs if you want to hide a big forehead and achieve a sultry look.

12. Wispy Hair with Side Bangs. Side-swept bangs make the face appear more oval and a bit longer. This makes side bangs suitable for people with round and heart-shaped faces. Layered wispy bangs swept to the side create an asymmetric effect that helps to elongate your face.

13. Thick Hair and Lightweight Bangs. This light eye-grazing fringe does a great job of breaking up the density of the thick reddish-brown mane around the face and, together with the side layers, builds a cheekbone-boosting frame.

14. See-Through Highlighted Wispy Bangs. This style is like a nice flashback to the days when Rachel was everywhere, but the airy fringe and subtle highlights make it feel more relaxed and modern.

15. Wispy Thin Bangs. These bangs are perfect for a cute and charming aesthetic. Match it with different colors in highlights, and you’ll get a fascinating ‘do that only needs little maintenance.

16. Korean Wispy Bangs. Do you have fine hair? These bangs will help you make your hair appear fuller. If you’re not sure what color to try, go for red as it fits any skin tone! You only need to find what shade works best for you.

17. Deep Wispy Bangs for Long Hair. This straight and choppy iteration of the trendy bottleneck bangs is made deep and lifted to lend extra height around the crown and save the girl from feeling weighed down.

18. Flipped-Out Minty Blue Bangs. Here, wispy bangs are masterfully incorporated into a stunning face-framing scheme with a mix of mint blue and platinum highlights, light center pieces cut at varying lengths, and flipped-out edges along the face.

19. Flipped-Up Wispy Bangs. Excellent for square face shapes, these bangs will make your face look more proportional. Go for babylights and wavy styling to add more facets to your hair.

20. Shaggy Wispy Fringe Bangs. Here is how you can tailor a wispy fringe to your style —cut it shorter and chunkier to perfectly fit into your fresh shag.

Long Shag with a Wispy Fringe
By Yuki

21. Layered Wispy Thin Bangs. Long bangs are great for the attention they give to the eyes, but they also can be annoying, so keep your lash-grazing fringe wispy and layered for both your comfort and a stylish look.

Stylish Long Thin Bangs
By Yuki

22. Greige Blonde Ombre with Soft Wispy Bangs. Getting longer toward the temples to hit and accentuate the cheekbones, these effortless eye-skimming bangs are kept soft and wispy to perfectly fit the dreamy ombre hairstyle.

23. See-Through Bangs. Get thin bangs that go past your brows, but don’t get into your eyes. These bangs are perfect for softening any strong features and showing off your enigmatic side.

24. Straight in the Center, Wingy on the Sides. These straight, one-length, and wispy strands on the forehead provide a striking contrast to the thick, choppy, and heavily layered hair volumized by the 90s blowout.

25. Blonde Textured Lob with Wispy Fringe Bangs. If your hair is on the thinner side, getting a deep and wispy fringe is a surefire way to add fullness to the front without the bangs feeling scarce.

26. Long Layers and Piece-y Bangs. Along with the bouncy layers at the bottom, the choppiness of this brow-grazing fringe injects movement and texture into the straight hair, while its wispiness results in a better lift in the front.

27. A-Line Lob with Wispy Bangs. Choose short hair and wispy bangs for a sophisticated look. The A-Line features a classic, feminine, and always appropriate cut. Pair it with face-framing bangs and get an elegant, versatile hairdo.

28. Shaggy from Top to Bottom. These before and after pictures should convince girls with narrow faces to chop off their excess length and to cut wispy bangs with a shaggy finish for a cool and more balanced look.

29. Graduated Wispy Curtain Bangs for Long Hair. This cool girl rocks quite a thick curtain fringe, which suits her shaggy style handsomely and, at the same time, brings forward her beautiful cheekbones with the help of distinctive graduation.

30. Deep Straight Wispy Bangs. If you want to add fullness to the front of your hairstyle or balance a broad face, these deep piece-y bangs will do the job without overwhelming your look.

31. Long Shag with Wispy Curtain Bangs. Although typical curtain bangs are cut thicker and styled away from the face, leaving some shorter bits in the middle allows for both center parting and wearing the fringe straight.

32. Wispy Curtain Bangs with 80’s Vibes. Here is a fresh take on Farrah Fawcett’s hair, with the same volume and movement but more effortless and angled, including those wispy bangs blended into the face-framing layers.

33. Ragged Wispy Bangs with Short Hair. Surely, you will need a good texturizing product and a heat tool to recreate this cute look, but in the end, you will enjoy both the curtain effect and the layered length.

34. Wispy Fringe with Blonde Highlights. It’s a good idea to emphasize the piece-y texture and airiness of your bangs with a few touches of a contrasting blonde chiming with the overall color scheme.

35. Short Wispy Bangs with Side Parting. These fairly straight bangs create a nice contrast with the crown hair combed over to one side, giving you some body in the front and lift at the top.

36. Soft Long See-Through Fringe. The next photo proves that wispy bangs work equally well to make a statement (when cut in harsher lines) and serve as a subtle but game-changing addition to your style (when softly textured).

37. Copper Shag with Short Bangs. The shaggy layers of this style create fullness around the lower part of the face to balance out the small chin, and the short wispy bangs draw attention to the eyes without building unwanted volume on the top.

38. Textured Layers and Birkin Bangs. These mussy bangs made a bit angled at the edges and sparse at the ends offer a modern, wispier take on the iconic effortless fringe of the ‘60s.

39. Swoop Wispy Bangs with Asymmetry. It’s a nice idea to style your see-through bangs to one side and pull your top tresses to another side since you arrive at more volume in the front with no sweat.

40. Wispy Bangs with Medium Hair. Wispy bangs add texture and interest to medium-length hair, creating an illusion of volume and thickness. The chunky highlights bring a perfect finishing touch to this style.

If you’re looking to make a transition to bangs but don’t really fancy a thick, full fringe, these hairstyles with wispy bangs might just be exactly what you need.

  • Rosalyn Carter

    I love your hairstyles that I’ve seen.