Learn what the bangs look like and how to style them properly...
Timeless as they are, bangs have played an important role throughout the pandemic and lockdown, gracing the faces of many women. But just like all other evergreen hairstyles change a bit every now and then and adapt to the times, so do the bangs: curtain bangs, wolf cut bangs, and side bangs are good examples and now the bottleneck bangs are added. In today's article, we will briefly explain what this hairstyle trend 2022 is about, whether and how you can cut and style it.
The name "bottleneck" comes from English and means bottle neck. So, the stylish bangs were inspired by the shape of the bottle – they flare out further in the cheek area, while they fan out and narrow in the area of the eyes and eyebrows. The styling is reminiscent of curtain bangs and wolf cut bangs because all three are airy, loose, and longer than the classic bangs. This fact also makes the fringe hairstyle so easy to care for, because it doesn't have to be trimmed too often or, better said, it's no problem if you skip a visit to the hairdresser. In principle, bottleneck bangs are an upgrade of curtain bangs.
The stars also prove that bottleneck bangs are very trendy and have been since last year. Both Margot Robbie and Dakota Johnson have already presented the piece of jewelry that exudes 70s flair and looked simply stunning. But who does the look actually suit?
The hairstyle is best suited for women with normal to slightly wavy hair. Bottleneck bangs are particularly effective with long hair. In addition, every face shape benefits from this styling. The round face, for example, is given an interesting contour by the stepped frame, while square and angular faces appear softer as a result. And by now we all know that bangs hide a high forehead. A real all-round talent!
The stylist should ensure a length that roughly reaches the cheekbones. A few more layers are then added up to the eyebrows.
Once you are the happy wearer of bottleneck bangs, all that remains is to always style them well. It's best to do this while it's still damp: part it down the middle (so make a center part) and blow-dry the strands that now frame the sides of your face. Run your fingers through your hair to add volume.
For straight hair
The fringe can also be styled with a round brush, which is a good idea, especially for unruly hair. Then, first, blow-dry the bangs straight down and forward. Use the round brush to pull the longer strands that frame the side of the face a little to one side so that they don't fall too much on the face. Blow-drying also creates a typically casual look. You can add a little more texture with the help of pomade for hair or hair wax. Rub a really, really small amount between your fingers and sweep through the strands, slightly turning the tips out.
For curly hair
Curly hair, on the other hand, benefits from a diffuser. Work your favorite curly texture product into damp hair, then scrunch dry using the diffuser. It is important that you hold the middle part of the bottleneck bangs together (with your fingers or a hair clip) so that the strands do not blow apart.
Set with hairspray or another spray that provides hold and texture. For curly hair, opt for a lighter-hold hairspray to avoid weighing it down unnecessarily.
If you have spontaneously decided on a fringe hairstyle and can hardly wait, or especially now during the pandemic, when 2G rules and test obligations make it difficult to visit the hairdresser, the temptation to put on your own hands or scissors is great. However, we advise against this. The hairstyle can be individually adjusted to fit the contours of your face particularly well. For example, you can emphasize the cheekbones or not. These are small details that your hairdresser can best assess and implement correctly. Therefore, you should think carefully about whether you really want to cut your bottleneck bangs yourself.
Below you can look at some cool hairstyle ideas and decide for yourself if the look suits you and you want to make an appointment with your hairdresser. But we are sure that the bottleneck bangs will sneak into your heart.
Bottleneck bangs are particularly effective with long hair
The fringe hairstyle is also possible with curly hair
Hairstyle by Margot Robbie
Bottleneck bangs are a modified form of curtain bangs
Upbeat short hairstyle with bangs
Straight hair is the perfect basis for trendy bangs
Lush bangs for more hair volume
The perfect fringe hairstyle for all faces shapes!