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Bangs or no bangs?

sweetpea

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I am thinking of getting bangs? What is the general consensus on bangs? I can't decide what to do - blah

I am thinking of getting the really short ones or shaggy longer ones :)
 

Cheeka

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I'm having the same debate - and have been for the last couple of cuts.
once you get them though they are a pain to get rid of - that's my dilemma.

I really like j-lo's new ones... or the cute blond on Boston Public :)
that's my toss up
 

LeoGirl

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sweatpea....

DON'T DO IT.

You may want it now, but in a week or two you'll be dreading that you ever thought about it.

It took me years to grown out my bangs the first time, then I cut them again cuz I thought I wanted a change. T'ya....then it took forever to grow them out again.

Don't do it.
 
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OTIS

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MY GF used to have em. She went originally for the Audrey Hepburn look:


Then she grew them a bit further for a Betty Page look like this:



They looked very sexy but to some guys it's an intimidating look.

I liked em, but she's growing her hair out now to have em more like she used to long & straight. She can always go back.
 

Smiley Jo

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*checks hair in mirror*

I love my bangs!

Sure, they will be a bitch to grow out, but they are fun for now!

Joanna
 

seeker

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the current resurgence in 80's trends is equal parts frightening and exhilerating. i feel like i'm 8 again and going on a roller coaster for the first time.
that said, i'll gladly trainspot on 80's phenomena, but i refuse to participate. i had enough the first time around. :)
 
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OTIS

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Originally posted by Cheeka

once you get them though they are a pain to get rid of - that's my dilemma.
Yep.. it's been over a year for my GF and she's just been able to recently put the bangs behind her ears.

They are a pain in the ass, although she went through some really cute stages in between.

-OTIS
 
As my father's wife says: [posh brit accent] "Bangs are the poor woman's face-lift."

Only she calls them "a fringe".

Despite that, I still don't like them myself. The only people who need bangs are people with unusually large foreheads - then it kinda balances everything out.

I once met a girl with bangs and I always wondered why she had such a heavy helping of them, until one day, I saw her walk out the shower with her hair up in a towel. She had (and I'm not exaggerating here) NO FOREHEAD. Her hairline started about a centimeter above her eyebrows. Freaky.

/bang stories.

But hey, if you like them, go for it. Especially if you have short hair, it won't be too bad to grow them into shorter layers, but leogirl is right - the grow out phase is a slut - especially if you have long hair.
 

Loopster

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The only people who need bangs are people with unusually large foreheads - then it kinda balances everything out.

I once met a girl with bangs and I always wondered why she had such a heavy helping of them, until one day, I saw her walk out the shower with her hair up in a towel. She had (and I'm not exaggerating here) NO FOREHEAD. Her hairline started about a centimeter above her eyebrows. Freaky.
This is hilarious ... & SOOOOO true!! (Kinda like the comb-over for balding middle managers.)

To add to the great bang debate - I think they look absolutely fantastic on some people & are essential on others (like myself: my forehead (unfortunately) was not meant to see the light of day!) I'd be freaky in a towel as well. Sigh. Only people with great skin & beautiful faces do the no-bang look really well.

Bangs can be great fun, however ... & very sexy. Plus, summer's coming up ... you can get creative & feel lighter ... if it were my decision, I'd mentally place a pic of my face in the 2 images above (Audrey or Betty) & if either pic is an improvement, go for it! You only live once. :p
 
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sweetpea

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I hate decisions!

I think the short bangs looks super sexy on the right people. I have a small forhead and my hair is long and all one length right now, about 4 inches past my shoulders or longer so..... I still dont know what i want to do. But great comments from everyone, i might do a crazy dye job instead. Any ideas?

You tbk are the best! :)
 

OTIS

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Originally posted by sweetpea
I hate decisions!

I think the short bangs looks super sexy on the right people. I have a small forhead and my hair is long and all one length right now, about 4 inches past my shoulders or longer so..... I still dont know what i want to do. But great comments from everyone, i might do a crazy dye job instead. Any ideas?

You tbk are the best! :)
Here is some help.

Post a decent picture of yourself and I will photoshop bangs on you to see how you look.

then you can make your decision
 

sweetpea

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Originally posted by OTIS


Here is some help.

Post a decent picture of yourself and I will photoshop bangs on you to see how you look.

then you can make your decision
i cant post pics i can just post attachments
 
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OTIS

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Hope this gives you a better handle on the decision..



Personally I kinda like it..

it frames your face nicely
 

Plato

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hey not bad. go for it, you only live once! :)

hey otis, good skil there, perhaps you shoudl become a digital stylist for cosmo or something?
:p

p[l]a+0
 
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