How to Style Bangs Even When You Have Zero Time in the Morning

Most women have a love-hate relationship with their bangs. When your fringe is cooperating, it frames your face, gives your hair a distinct style, and can even make you look younger (goodbye, forehead fine lines). Think of all the celebrities who have tried bangs with über-chic results: Alexa Chung, Dakota Johnson, Kerry Washington, and even J.Lo at one point, to name a few. 

But the thing about bangs is that they're not exactly wash-and-go. Anyone with bangs can attest that most days, you're more likely to wake up with them sticking out at all angles on your forehead than anything close to the effortlessly wispy or sleek variety. Styling bangs takes skill, and luckily, it's not something only reserved for the pros. To make the styling process a bit more enjoyable for our friends with fringe, we've put together some must-know tips for perfectly coiffed bangs. To your cowlick: See you, never! 

Scroll through for eight tips on how to style bangs.