5 Of Our Favorite Bangs In Horror Film History



This 2018, the fringe has been making a huge comeback–whether it be in the form of baby bangs or its longer, wispier version. One can only agree that inspiration for your next cut can spring from the most unexpected of places: a magazine editorial, an attractive stranger you pass by on the street, or in this case, a horror film.

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Favorite Bangs In Horror Film History

1. Repulsion (1965)

While the film’s haunting images stay with you in the days that follow, there is another thing that will certainly catch your attention: Catherine Deneuve’s thick, unkempt bangs, which perfectly graze past her expressive eyes.


Favorite Bangs In Horror Film History

2. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Mia Farrow’s pixie cut, which was given to her by the one and only Vidal Sassoon, is still considered to be one of the most iconic hair moments in film history. The baby bangs that he gave her only added to her gamine charm, both on and off screen.


Favorite Bangs In Horror Film History

3. Suspiria (1977)

If you’re not ready to commit to fuller bangs just yet, take inspiration from Suzy of the hauntingly beautiful Suspiria and style your fringe by parting them in the middle.


Favorite Bangs In Horror Film History

4. The Shining (1980)

Wispy and asymmetrical—two adjectives to mention to your hairdresser if you want to replicate Shelley Duval’s bangs in The Shining. She certainly showed us that those type of bangs look great in a number of situations, such as running for your life around the Overlook Hotel.


Favorite Bangs In Horror Film History

5. Darling (2015)

If you want to amp up your playful charm, follow actress Lauren Ashley Carter’s cue in horror film Darling and get neatly-cut side bangs.

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