Bottleneck bangs will be the trendy haircut for 2022
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On the highway, at work and certainly in the current supply chain crisis, the word “bottleneck” is seen as a very bad thing in good faith – and certainly not a good look to anyone. Here’s the exception: when it applies to your haircut, especially your bangs. According to celebrity hairstylist and European creative director of Evo Hair Tom Smith, this will ring especially true in 2022, when “bottleneck” bangs are everywhere.
“This hairstyle is inspired by the neck of a bottle,” he said. (If you close your eyes, it almost looks like a C shape on your forehead.) “Starting thin and short in the middle, curving longer around the eyes, then working the longest along the cheekbone line. This allows for the length and angle to adjust depending on whether you want to make your cheekbones appear wider or stronger. “
Don’t you think you are a “bangs person”? Welcome to the club. Also: this haircut trend is for you. “A lot of people don’t go with classic ‘bangs’ – the continuous horizontal line across the face – but most can wear bottleneck bangs to add softness to the face,” Smith said. Here’s everything you need to know about the style.
How to ask your stylist for the trend
So you want to try the trend, but WTF you say on your next salon appointment? “To achieve bottleneck bangs, have your hairstylist create longer bangs that graze your cheekbones at an angle that flatters your face, curving to create a layer that sits somewhere between your cheekbones and your jawline. “said Smith. “Then ask that the middle part be cut shorter, keeping the cut line soft and choppy, with the shorter part in the middle and stretching out at the edges. “
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How to style ‘Bottleneck’ bangs at home
Just because bottleneck fringes don’t come in a straightforward form, doesn’t mean they’ll require tons of time or product. In fact, the asymmetrical shape allows for a greater variety of styles. First things first: because each section of the bangs are a different length, you’ll want to style them accordingly.
For the middle part, for example, you should consider the length of the bangs. If they are on the shorter side? You can style them with a subtle bump using a curling wand or a round brush [when blow-drying]New York-based SCK Salon hairstylist Devin Toth previously told POPSUGAR. “It will make them pop out of your eyes for the day, but make sure you don’t overdo it. suggests turning them into curtain bangs, pushing each half on either side of your face to keep them out of your eyes. “It also creates that fragmented, textured look.”
For longer ends that touch your cheekbones, consider using a small flat iron or curling rod to create a slight wave. This will help smooth the transition to the rest of your hair. “[Waves] Give your bangs a boost with a complete change in hair texture, ”Toth said. He recommends using the Hot Tools Black Gold Ribbon curling iron ($ 33) with a 5/8 inch diameter for this look.
Regardless of how you style your bangs, remember to apply hairspray to your comb or fingers first to avoid a face full of unwanted shine.