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Bangs
Bangs

Bangs or fringe in hairstyling is the front part of the hair cut to hang or curl over a person's forehead. Bangs are far more commonly found on females than on males. However, as long hair becomes more popular among teens, many boys have begun to grow long bangs as well. ImageMetadata File history File links Bangs, Italian girl Francesca Dani http://www. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Bangs, Italian girl Francesca Dani http://www. ... Street haircut in Harbin, China For humans, a haircut, hairstyle or hairdo normally describes cutting or styling head hair, rather than other body hair such as facial, underarm hair, or pubic. ... Hair with a round cross-section will fall straight, as opposed to curly hair, which has a flat cross-section Hair is a filamentous outgrowth of the skin found only in mammals. ...


The term bangs is usual only in North American English; other English-speaking countries use the term fringe. The word probably derives from the fact that the hairstyle is created by cutting the hair very suddenly, "like a bang". North American English is a collective term to describe the varieties of the English language that are spoken in the United States and Canada. ...


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Hair Styles with Bangs - LoveToKnow Hair (0 words)
Hair styles with bangs are popular among both men and women of different age groups.
Bangs may show oil and grease more quickly, particularly on individuals with oily facial skin, and they must be thoroughly washed to remove buildup.
When growing out bangs, be sure to continue trimming them at regular intervals to prevent split ends and damaged growth, and consider using head bands or other accessories to hide them while they are in transition.
Celebrity Hair: Bangs & Fringes (0 words)
Ken created custom add-on bangs for Ashlee Simpson when she appeared on TV's 7th Heaven and created a fabulous set of bang extensions for the gorgeous Marley Shelton when her hair was cut in a very short pixie style.
Bangs have recently been spotted on the fashion runways showcasing 2005 designs which are still being heavily influenced by the 2004 trend of "anything goes".
If your hair is very dark, you may want to experiment with tiny highlighted stripes in a lighter color to draw attention to your eyes or face.
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