It Seems Like Every Cool-Girl Celebrity Eventually Tries This Edgy Bangs Trend

Short hair, big impact.

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It’s no secret micro-bangs can be polarizing. An extreme haircut trend that can just as easily skew high-fashion punk as it can retro glamorous, celebrity versions are all so distinct and never, ever boring. Ahead, the best celebrity micro-bangs of the moment.

Outer Banks star Madelyn Cline surprised fans in time for the show’s third season premiere when she showed up on the HCA Film Awards red carpet with a (faux) set of micro-bangs. With her ends arranged to simulate a dusting of extra-short bangs, experimentation is easy.Steve Granitz/FilmMagic/Getty Images
Florence Pugh has earned a sterling red carpet reputation for her willingness to wear extreme, exciting beauty and fashion looks, even at the most major industry events. Her boldness paid off big time on the BAFTAs red carpet — her fanned-out updo and short micro-bangs ruled.Mike Marsland/WireImage/Getty Images
There’s not a lot Zoë Kravitz can’t pull off beautifully, and these delicately-arranged micro-bangs prove it. Against fresh-faced, minimal makeup, she’s channeling a Breakfast At Tiffany Audrey Hepburn.Karwai Tang/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
As a global ambassador for the fashion and beauty house, BLACKPINK’s Jisoo never disappoints at Dior events. For the brand’s couture show in Paris, though, she outdid even herself with a glossy, upswept bun fastened with a bow and brow-clearing bangs.Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis Entertainment/Getty Images
Alexa Demie’s distinct, editorial aesthetic helped cement her status as a generational beauty icon — so it makes sense that she’d try micro-bangs at least once. As it happens, she’s dabbled in the polarizing style a few times, but this ultra-short version from 2022 is top-tier.Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images
Zenday broke the 2018 Met Gala red carpet when she showed up with this firey red blunt bob and corresponding micro-bangs. Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Emma Watson’s practically synonymous with cool, short haircuts, but she saved her edgiest bangs ever for one of the industry’s biggest nights. At the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscars after-party, she unveiled a set of rough, choppy micro-bangs that added avant-garde flair to her look.Toni Anne Barson/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Curly hair looks especially chic when trimmed into micro-bangs, as clearly evidenced by Tessa Thompson’s tiny ringlets. Celebrity hairstylist Lacy Redway cut the curls herself, announcing the arrival of Thompson’s new “baby bangs” on Instagram.@lacyredway
Bella Hadid’s worn micro-bangs on the runway plenty of times, but she gave the trend her official stamp of approval at Dior’s Surrealist Ball. With the rest of her hair pulled back into a long ponytail, all the focus is on the short, straight-across cut.Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Zoe Saldaña spent the entire Avatar 2 press tour introducing fans to the best burgeoning beauty trends — her side-swept micro-bangs are case in point. While undeniably chic, the bangs, which were revealed to be faux, were gone by the next red carpet.Matt Winkelmeyer/GA/The Hollywood Reporter/Getty Images

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