Short Emo Hairstyle With Long Side Swept Bangs

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Added: 20 Sep 2012
Hairstyle Suitability Rating: ★★★★★
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Cool, bright, and bold is what this emo hairstyle is about. This emo 'do is best suited for those wanting to have "all eyes on them". This haircut for teenagers is extremely elegant, and the copper red and red two-tone hair color with yellow highlights looks stunning on golden brown and honey-colored hair. This hairstyle is the best choice to rock any event, best suited for glam parties. Women of all face shapes and skin tones can wear this hairstyle.

The model is creating a stunning bold look with this emo hairstyle. Her long-swept bangs are mohawked to give her hair a bold, voluminous look. She is defining the look with bold crimson lips and bright eye makeup with a heavy base. This short emo hairstyle is sure to grab the attention of bystanders. It is versatile and will suit different kinds of themes and dresses, and most importantly, it is easy to style by sweeping the swept bangs to the side or either mohawked. The thin hair at the back of the neck gives a neat finish to the body and highlights the neckline.

The hairdo needs practice to recreate. The back and sides are cropped short and close to the head, while the top is left long enough to be styled up and out for a wild look and feel, and you will need the product for hold and shine. This emo hairdo is tasteful and playful, too. Copper red and yellow highlights are a standing point for this hairstyle.

Hairstyle Type

Hair Color
Copper Red and Red Two-Tone and Yellow Highlights

Haircut Technique

Razor Cut


Face Shape
Hair Density
Hair Texture

Under 21, 21 - 30, and 31 - 40

Forehead Height
Neck Length


30 minutes
Spray a small amount of hairspray into your roots for extra volume and hold.
moulding cream, lacquer

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Styling Steps

1. Style Hair Down at the Back Using Moulding Cream

step 1

Apply some moulding cream to your fingertips and then pull it through the ends of your hair in a downward motion to achieve a textured look.

2. Style Sides Down Using Moulding Cream

step 2

Using a small amount of moulding cream, work it through the mid-lengths and ends in a downward motion. For added texture, pinch the ends as you go sparingly.

3. Tease Hair

step 3

Pick up a small selection of hair from your mid section no bigger than your tail comb. Place your comb at the roots and then comb up and down until the hair is standing up by itself. Continue to the crown and finish at the sides. Repeat this step if you require more volume.

4. Lift Roots Using Moulding Cream

step 4

Apply some moulding cream to your fingertips and then rub it into your roots while lifting your strands for added body. Be sure not to use too much moulding cream at the roots as this can result in a glugy and thick uncomfortable feel.

5. Use Moulding Cream for Texture

step 5

Apply moulding cream to your fingertips and then pinch small clumps of hair in an up and forward motion. Pinch the clumps in different directions for a messier look.

6. Spike Top Using Moulding Cream

step 6

Apply moulding cream to your fingertips, then grab a small section of hair and rub the moulding cream into the roots before twisting and pulling your hair upwards. For messier spikes, use a generous amount of moulding cream while twisting your hair in different directions.

7. Apply Lacquer

step 7

Lacquer is great for strong hold. A small amount is all that is required to finish and should be applied from an arms length distance to the entire style.

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