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Types of Bangs: A Guide to Curtain Bangs, Microbangs, & More

A Guide to the Many Different Types of Bangs

Types of Bangs: A Guide to Curtain Bangs, Microbangs, & More
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First popularized by burlesque dancer Bettie Page in the 1950s, this supershort fringe falls somewhere between the hairline and the brows. Another perk? Baby bangs also look especially flattering on rounder face shapes. "Soft, short bangs can actually open up the face and elongate it," says Devin Toth, a hairstylist at NYC's Salon SCK.

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