35 of the Most *Gorgeous* Long Hairstyles with Bangs

Never underestimate the power of face-framing fringe.

A blunt bang or side-swept fringe can be a real game-changer in any hairstyle. Here, celebrities demonstrate the best long-locks-plus-fringe looks in the wild, from short wispy strands to swooping, screen siren waves tucked behind one ear.

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Mischa Barton

Aughties icon Mischa Barton's signature look was eye-level bangs that were thinned out—so they didn't take over her face—and sunny California girl highlights. 

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Halle Berry

This scrunchy, beach babe look needs to be on your warm-weather Pinterest board. The tousled bangs give it a cool girl edge and the intentionally un-perfect waves are the ideal rolled-out-of-bed style for lazy girls. Sea salt spray + a braid (or some loose tousling with a curling iron) is all you need. 

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Dakota Johnson

A simplistic way to ramp up your ponytail: brush it back and gently feather your bangs out like Johnson's. 

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Anna Faris

One of our favorite beauty moments from Anna Faris was this milky blonde hair moment with rounded, blunt-edged bangs. 

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Alexa Chung

No one does the "trying but not trying" bedhead quite like Alexa Chung. Pro tip: part your hair slightly off-center to achieve the same face framing (but not too studied) effect. 

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Lea Michele

The eye-sweeping bangs plus balayage waves are red carpet perfection. 

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Krysten Ritter

Ritter goes the ultra-feathered route with super short, piece-y bangs that look DIY

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Miley Cyrus

#Throwback to when Miley had long hair and bleached blonde bangs. 

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Kate Middleton

Though the look is a wee bit dated, we're still loving Middleton's throw-back '70s blowout that swoops her bangs away from her face. To get the look, use a volumizing paste at the roots of your hair when it's wet and round brush your bangs back away from your face.

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Reese Witherspoon

Lowlights and wispy fringe are the key ingredients in Witherspoon's sweetheart style. 

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Liv Tyler

Tyler keeps her bangs full, rounded, and eye-length like a chic curtain of hair. 

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Keira Knightley

Part your long bangs along the center and wave your hair with a curling iron to achieve this stunning face-elongating style. 

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Penelope Cruz

Two-tone strands tucked under a chic hat make this long-hair-with-baby-bangs style look even edgier. 

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Kim Kardashian

Peep this OG Kim K. rounded bangs style, courtesy of a straight iron and some round-brushing action for the fringe pieces. 

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J.Lo

An all-over highlights look punctuated by J.Lo's eye-grazing strands. 

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Sienna Miller

Swooping, face-framing bangs FTW. 

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Emma Stone

Screen siren waves, a tucked bang, and fire engine red lips make for a deadly combo. 

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Rihanna

A chic way to fake bangs if you've got long hair to spare? Go for an extreme side-part and sweep it along your face then pin it back, before pulling the rest of your hair into a satin-y ponytail like Rihanna's. 

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Taylor Swift

#NeverForget Swift's brief flirtation with eye-level bangs. 

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Jennifer Garner

Natural waves and piece-y layers complete this attainable fringed look. 

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Jessica Biel

Biel's signature style of blunt, cropped bangs and sleek strands. 

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Zooey Deschanel

The OG queen of straight-across, '70s-style bangs (who's rarely ever seen without them in her line of sight). 

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Ariana Grande

She went for a triple-ombre ponytail for this year's VMAs

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Jessica Alba

Swooping bangs and dark roots keep Alba's honey-colored style from falling flat. 

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Blake Lively

Lively goes for bouffant-like volume and long, face-framing strands. 

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Beyoncé

Bey keeps her fringe long and side-swept for this lengthy, two-tone look. 

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Kate Moss

Dark roots and unfussy styling make for the ideal rocker-chic model lewk. 

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Jessica Chastain

Monochrome in head-to-toe red and piece-y, perfect bangs. 

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Leighton Meester

The Blair Waldorf hairstyle we know and love. 

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Anne Hathaway

In the look we now recognize as Andy from Devil Wears Prada

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