Beauty Hair Hairstyles The Best Celebrity Bangs By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on October 1, 2015 @ 08:46PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images The Best Celebrity Bangs 01 of 37 Penelope Cruz Jason Merritt/Getty Images The actress sports thick, side-swept bangs to complement her super long, textured strands. 02 of 37 Sandra Bullock Jason Merritt/Getty Images The stunning actress recently added some layered brow-skimming fringe to her dark brown locks. 03 of 37 Kerry Washington Cindy Ord/Getty Images The Scandal star has always been a source of hair inspiration—especially with her new airy fringe for fall. 04 of 37 Dakota Johnson George Pimentel/WireImage The Fifty Shades of Grey star always makes a statement with her signature thin, wispy bangs that pair so effortlessly with her wavy lob. 05 of 37 Ciara David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images The singer's brow-skimming bands serve as the perfect complement to her dark strands. 06 of 37 Ellie Kemper Michael Stewart/WireImage The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actress sports some airy fringe to complement her stylish lob. 07 of 37 Beyoncé Keith Hewitt/GC Images 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. 08 of 37 Alexa Chung Mike Marsland/WireImage Shortly after getting her chop, Chung posted a pic of her bangs inspiration, Jean Shrimpton, to Instagram. 09 of 37 Chrissy Teigen David Becker/Billboard Awards 2014/Getty Images for DCP The model made a statement with faux fringe at the Billboard Music Awards. 10 of 37 Catherine Zeta-Jones Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic Catherine Zeta-Jones added layered fringe to her trademark brunette strands. 11 of 37 Katie Holmes Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Katie Holmes updated her shoulder-skimming length with a fresh set of bangs. 12 of 37 Eva Longoria Paul Redmond/WireImage Eva Longoria switched up her mane with long, brow-skimming fringe. 13 of 37 Reese Witherspoon Theo Wargo/Getty Images No stranger to fringe benefits, Reese Witherspoon's signature wispy style is a low-maintenance option for beginners. 14 of 37 Lauren Conrad Nick Rood/Young Hollywood/Getty Images Lauren Conrad highlights her eyes with face-framing fringe. 15 of 37 Anne Hathaway Dave M. Benett/Getty Images Short-haired ladies, take note! The longer pieces of Anne Hathaway's pixie minimize the dreaded growing-out period. 16 of 37 Cameron Diaz Rob Loud/Getty Images Cameron Diaz gave her long bangs a deep side part. 17 of 37 Michelle Obama Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The First Lady added airy fringe to her trademark bob. 18 of 37 Zooey Deschanel Gregg DeGuire/WireImage Deschanel is the unproclaimed queen of bang hairstyles, and her current length allows her to wear them blunt or pushed to the side. 19 of 37 Taylor Swift Fotonoticias/FilmMagic Heavy bangs like Taylor Swift's are great for balancing long layers or concealing forehead space. 20 of 37 Sophia Bush Chelsea Lauren/WireImage Sophia Bush's rounded bangs are longer on the sides, and hit slightly above the brow in the center. 21 of 37 Penelope Cruz FameFlynet Inc 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. 22 of 37 Naomi Campbell Roger Wong/INFphoto.com Supermodel extraordinaire Naomi Campbell mirrored the sleek texture of her layers with smooth fringe. 23 of 37 Marion Cotillard Jun Sato/WireImage Marion Cotillard's baby bangs pack a slight edge with their choppy, varied length. 24 of 37 Lea Michele Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP The Glee songstress offset her long ombre strands with a set of blunt bangs that hit all the right notes. 25 of 37 Krysten Ritter Mary Clavering/Young Hollywood/Getty Image Even if you Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23, there's no denying that Krysten Ritter's bangs are flawless. 26 of 37 Kim Kardashian Chris McKay/WireImage Even in a ponytail, Kim Kardashian's fringe makes the otherwise laid-back style appear more polished. 27 of 37 Kerry Washington Vince Flores / AFF-USA.COM Kerry Washington's style was accented with ribbons of caramel highlights. 28 of 37 Kelly Rowland D Dipasupil/FilmMagic Kelly Rowland's long bangs and shiny layers proved to be just as showstopping as her catchy hits. 29 of 37 Jessica Biel Amy Graves/WireImage Jessica Biel's brunette bangs added edgy contrast to her pale ombre highlights. 30 of 37 Carrie Underwood Ed Rode/WireImage Worn with tousled curls, Carrie Underwood's wispy bangs held a carefree feel. 31 of 37 Christina Hendricks Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic 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. 32 of 37 Jennifer Lawrence Jim Spellman/WireImage 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. 33 of 37 Jennifer Hudson Jason Merritt/Getty Images Jennifer Hudson's smooth bangs were accented by her soft, touchable curls. 34 of 37 Freida Pinto Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images 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. 35 of 37 Emma Stone Jason Merritt/Getty Images Usually one to sport tousled, wavy looks, Emma Stone showed us a polished side with her perfect blowout and sleek bangs. 36 of 37 Carly Rae Jepsen Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic 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. 37 of 37 Alexa Chung Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images Alexa Chung's wispy fringe added the finishing touch to her boho-chic waves.