The Best Celebrity Bangs

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The Best Celebrity Bangs

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Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz 
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The actress sports thick, side-swept bangs to complement her super long, textured strands.

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Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock
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The stunning actress recently added some layered brow-skimming fringe to her dark brown locks.

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Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington
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The Scandal star has always been a source of hair inspiration—especially with her new airy fringe for fall.

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Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson
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The Fifty Shades of Grey star always makes a statement with her signature thin, wispy bangs that pair so effortlessly with her wavy lob.

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The singer's brow-skimming bands serve as the perfect complement to her dark strands.

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Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper
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The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actress sports some airy fringe to complement her stylish lob.

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Beyonce salon inspiration
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If anyone can own a beauty risk, it's definitely Beyoncé. The singer took her brow-skimming fringe to new heights with a set of baby bangs.

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Alexa Chung

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Shortly after getting her chop, Chung posted a pic of her bangs inspiration, Jean Shrimpton, to Instagram.

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Chrissy Teigen

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The model made a statement with faux fringe at the Billboard Music Awards.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Catherine Zeta-Jones added layered fringe to her trademark brunette strands.

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Katie Holmes

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Katie Holmes updated her shoulder-skimming length with a fresh set of bangs.

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Eva Longoria

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Eva Longoria switched up her mane with long, brow-skimming fringe.

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Reese Witherspoon

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No stranger to fringe benefits, Reese Witherspoon's signature wispy style is a low-maintenance option for beginners.

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Lauren Conrad

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Lauren Conrad highlights her eyes with face-framing fringe.

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Anne Hathaway

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Short-haired ladies, take note! The longer pieces of Anne Hathaway's pixie minimize the dreaded growing-out period.

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Cameron Diaz

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Cameron Diaz

gave her long bangs a deep side part.

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Michelle Obama

Best Bangs - Michelle Obama
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The First Lady

added airy fringe to her trademark bob.

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Zooey Deschanel

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is the unproclaimed queen of bang hairstyles, and her current length allows her to wear them blunt or pushed to the side.

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Taylor Swift

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Heavy bangs like Taylor Swift's are great for balancing long layers or concealing forehead space.

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Sophia Bush

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Sophia Bush's

rounded bangs are longer on the sides, and hit slightly above the brow in the center.

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Penelope Cruz

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Make sure to keep your brows groomed if you go for a look similar to Penelope Cruz's, as the length calls attention to your arches.

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Naomi Campbell

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Supermodel extraordinaire Naomi Campbell mirrored the sleek texture of her layers with smooth fringe.

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Marion Cotillard

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Marion Cotillard's

baby bangs pack a slight edge with their choppy, varied length.

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Lea Michele

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The Glee songstress offset her long ombre strands with a set of blunt bangs that hit all the right notes.

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Krysten Ritter

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Even if you Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23, there's no denying that Krysten Ritter's bangs are flawless.

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Kim Kardashian

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Even in a ponytail, Kim Kardashian's fringe makes the otherwise laid-back style appear more polished.

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Kerry Washington

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Kerry Washington's

style was accented with ribbons of caramel highlights.

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Kelly Rowland

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Kelly Rowland's

long bangs and shiny layers proved to be just as showstopping as her catchy hits.

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Jessica Biel

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Jessica Biel's

brunette bangs added edgy contrast to her pale ombre highlights.

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Carrie Underwood

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Worn with tousled curls, Carrie Underwood's wispy bangs held a carefree feel.

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Christina Hendricks

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A far cry from the perfectly-coiffed updos she sports on Mad Men, Hendricks wore her strands in loose curls, topped off by modern layered fringe.

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Jennifer Lawrence

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Thanks to the longer length of Jennifer Lawrence's airy fringe, they can be worn blunt, pushed to the side, or even swept back entirely.

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Jennifer Hudson

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Jennifer Hudson's

smooth bangs were accented by her soft, touchable curls.

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Freida Pinto

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Work an anti-frizz cream through damp hair before blowing out your bangs to give your style a weather-proof barrier and a shiny finish like Freida Pinto's.

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Emma Stone

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Usually one to sport tousled, wavy looks, Emma Stone showed us a polished side with her perfect blowout and sleek bangs.

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Carly Rae Jepsen

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She may have dominated the music charts with her breakout single "Call Me Maybe," but we're calling Carly Rae Jepsen's angled bangs just plain gorgeous.

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Alexa Chung

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Alexa Chung's

wispy fringe added the finishing touch to her boho-chic waves.

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