Bangs can be tricky, can’t they? We see them on our fave celebs and they look so effortlessly perfect and cool. But when we take the plunge and add a little fringe to our own hair, things can get, well, complicated to say the least. The perfect bangs we see in magazines are far from our reality, especially after a long night of beauty sleep. We normally go to bed with beautiful bangs but then wake up the next morning with a bushy, mess atop our heads that causes us to spend hours trying to get them back to normal. Because no one has time for all of that, we’re sharing this bang-saving nighttime trick that will help you have a great hair day, every day.
How to Prep Your Bangs Before Bed
STEP 1: Brush out bangs with a comb or paddle brush to remove any product that might be lingering from the day.
STEP 2: Spritz your bangs with dry shampoo, like the Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Dry Shampoo, to absorb any excess oil that may accumulate throughout the night.
STEP 3: Wrap your bangs in a large- or medium-sized hair roller (depending on the length of your bangs) and make sure it’s secure enough to withstand the night. This will help keep the shape of your bangs intact. If you rock side bangs, just sweep your fringe to the side and secure it with a bobby pin. Make sure they are pinned at the ends to avoid an odd dent in your bangs when you wake up.
How to Style Your Bangs in the Morning
STEP 1: Take out your curlers or bobby pin and brush out your bangs with a comb or paddle brush. If they're looking a little too rounded, don’t worry — they will loosen up throughout the day.
STEP 2: If your bangs are still looking a little disheveled but not in an effortless, cool-girl way, simply spritz a little water on them and blow dry them using a small, round brush. Lightly spritz them with flexible-hold hairspray (we love the Garnier Flexible Control Hairspray) to maintain their shape throughout the day and voila. You officially have a bang hairstyle that’s ready in minutes and looks even better than the night before.
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