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    Updated on Aug 17, 2020. Posted on Dec 7, 2014

    14 Crucial Things To Consider Before You Cut Bangs

    Good friends don't let friends cut bangs on a whim.

    At some point in life, practically every woman asks herself (and her friends) whether she should cut bangs. For those currently in the midst of the very important decision, here's what you should consider first.

    1. To keep bangs at the right length, you'll need a trim every two or three weeks.

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    Good news, though! To get your bangs done at the salon, you'll be paying a fraction of the cost of a full haircut.

    Because if you don't get a trim, you kind of make yourself blind.

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    2. You'll need to start thinking about how to keep your bangs out of your face while you're working out.

    3. You can get a feel for what you'll look like with bangs by faking them first.

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    Follow this video tutorial to learn how to create the faux bangs look first. If you fall in love with the style, chop away!

    4. Don't listen to people who say you can't have bangs if you have curly hair.

    5. There's a lot of trial and error with styling when you first get bangs. Prepare yourself for not getting it right the first time. You'll get there!

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    6. Bangs sit on one of the oiliest parts of your face, so you'll likely need to wash them more often than you wash the rest of your hair.

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    Instead of washing your hair every day to deal with your bangs, do the old wash your bangs in the sink trick!

    7. Bad news: Having hair that sits on your face can cause some pimples.

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    Good news: Hopefully your bangs will cover the zits! Grab a gentle face wash with salicylic acid to fight those little demons in the meantime.

    8. For best results, bangs should ideally be blown dry immediately after they're washed.

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    Because bangs are shorter and less dense than the rest of your hair, they start drying pretty quickly out of the shower, which means they'll take on your natural texture immediately. Are you ready for that kind of rapid lifestyle?

    9. Bangs tend to need attention throughout the day. Luckily, there's a secret weapon for that.

    10. The biggest decision to make is which kind of style you want to get.

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    Wispy? Side? Full bangs? Use this nifty face chart and find your mate.

    11. Without a doubt, you will need to fix and/or style your bangs every morning.

    12. There will probably come a time when you want to grow out your bangs.

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    It's a long and grueling process, but it doesn't have to be miserable! Here are a few ways to painlessly grow out the fringe.

    13. If you do decide to grow them out, this will almost definitely happen when you put your hair into a high ponytail.

    14. Zooey Deschanel is the exception, not the rule, when it comes to bangs.

    Realistic expectations, people.

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