30 Side-Swept Bangs to Soften Your Features

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Side-swept bangs, a versatile choice for hair of any length and texture, can nicely soften the face and add a touch of elegance. To get the inside scoop on this look, we turned to the hair guru Linda Miller for her expert advice. With years of experience in the industry, Linda shares her unique insights on how to make the most of side-swept bangs for different face shapes, hair types, and styling options.

Choosing the Right Style for Your Face Shape

According to Miller, the key to flaunting side-swept bangs is to ensure they complement your face shape. For round faces, long, wispy bangs can create the illusion of a longer face. Additionally, having the hair fall on the sides of the cheeks can help in elongating the face. For square faces, Miller suggests opting for a longer, side-swept bang that graces the cheekbones. This can help soften angular features and provide the face with a more oval shape.

Working with Different Hair Textures and Types

Linda suggests that side-swept bangs are suitable for all hair textures and types. For those with curly hair, she recommends choosing a hairstylist who is well-versed in cutting curly hair. The stylist should be able to cut the bangs in their natural state and consider the hair’s curl pattern and the hairline.

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Susan Baker brings a unique perspective to our magazine, fueled by her extensive hands-on experience in the hair and beauty industry. Susan’s expertise is rooted in real-world experience, having worked her way up from a stylist assistant. Her keen eye for emerging trends and deep understanding of what our readers want make her an invaluable asset, ensuring our content is both engaging and relevant.