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The side bangs of the 2000s are trendy again

Prada already did it in 2020, now we follow suit! The luxury cult brand sent its models with the extravagant side bangs of the 2000s on the catwalk, since then the hairstyle trend is again very popular among fashion fans. We explain what is important for the trendy cut.

The side bangs are back! This refers to extra-wide, side ponies that are cut into the otherwise long hair – a look that was already worn up and down in the 2000s and is celebrating its trend comeback in 2022. The extravagant hairstyle draws focus to the face and eyes and looks best straight or with casual waves.

What do side bangs look like in 2022?

For side bangs to work properly, at least shoulder-length hair is necessary, ideal would be even longer hair. Straighteners of naturally straight lengths are lucky, because the look comes out especially well with them. Curly or frizzy hair is less suitable for this style, unless you want to use a straightening iron every day. For an accurate look you should in any case visit a hairdresser, who cuts the long ponies into the hair with a steady hand. For this purpose, a middle parting is drawn, then the lengths are placed to the right and left of the face and the front section from the cheekbones frayed out to the side. Particularly brave can also have the bangs cut completely straight to the ear, so that a tiered edge is created.

Woman with side bangs
Side bangs are welcome to be a bit less blatant in 2022 than they were at the beginning of the millenniumPhoto: Getty Images

Proper care for side bangs

The eye-catching hairstyle must be well cared for, so that it can fully develop its effect. As with a bob, the front part of the tip is especially important, because it is constantly in focus and should not look unkempt. Flyaway hair, frizz and brittle lengths should therefore be cared for with appropriate products, such as leave-in conditioners, moisturizing creams or nourishing oils. Shampoo, conditioner and hair masks with avocado, argan or keratin additionally strengthen the hair fibers and keep them healthy in the long term.

Styling of the trend hairstyle

In addition to a rich and regular grooming routine, wearing side bangs naturally also depends on the right styling. Depending on the hair texture, the mane can be straightened with a flat iron or with a hair dryer and round brush. Alternatively, beach wave styling with side bangs is also possible. In any case, however, you should use a reliable heat protector so as not to damage the hair fibers.

Hairstyle ideas with side bangs

Edgy with Sleek Look

This variant is probably the boldest version of the hairstyle trend: as in Prada, the front pony part is cut in a straight cut below the cheekbones to the ear. Straight, long hair looks best with this.

Short bob with side bangs

Woman with Micro Bob
Emy Venturini wears a micro bob with loose side bangs.Photo: Getty Images

A short bob loses its strict character with side bangs and is therefore one of the hairstyle favorites of the year! The look is ideal for all those who like it practical and yet attach importance to a modern styling.

Side bangs and 00s updo hairstyle

Woman with side bangs
Where XXL hair clip meets side bangs, it becomes especially stylishPhoto: Getty Images

For a particularly stylish noughties look, simply take the lengths strictly together and style them into either a spiky bun or a French twist. The side bangs remain untouched and frame the face in front or are tucked behind the ear in a casual undone way.