How to Make Over Your Hairstyle with Bangs
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the February 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Just right: Brushing the tops of the cheekbones at the temples and falling just below the brows in the center, these full yet feathery bangs highlight Anna Lita's bone structure and give a gentle heart shape to her face. They're soft enough to blend seamlessly with the waves in her hair, "and since they're lightly layered, she can wear them straight across or push them off to the side," says Patrick.
Avoid this: Fine hair like Anna Lita's can fall flat with blunt-cut bangs. Soft layers ensure they look lush, not limp.
Turtleneck, Michael Stars. Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels
Eyes: Neutrogena Skin Soothing Eye Tints in Honey Shimmer($9, Drugstore.com); Laura Mercier Brilliant Eye Liner in Golden ($22, LauraMercier.com); Maybelline Great Lash Washable Mascara in Clear ($4.50, Drugstore.com)
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Cheeks: Almay Touchpad Blush in Pink ($9.50, Drugstore.com)