Isn't it funny how a cut that takes as little as 15 minutes can hijack your hairstyle for years to come? Perhaps the greatest, most widely understood beauty rut of our time is the one you fall into when you're growing out fringe, but with the sudden trendiness of curtain bangs and hair accessories, the process is becoming slightly less painstaking these days. How to style grown-out bangs (the non-awkward way), ahead.
Everyone from Bella Hadid to Miley Cyrus is debuting DIY fringe on Instagram lately, tempting the rest of us to take a pair of kitchen shears to our own hair. At times, the desire for a major change can cloud our rationality — i.e. that part of you that remembers all too well the trauma of the last time you went through the unforgiving process of growing out bangs.
If you happen to find yourself there again, there are a few things you can do: First, pray that your stylist will in due time forgive you, second, channel your inner Brigitte Bardot and embrace them, or third, stock up on hair accessories stat. Here are six celebrity-approved hairstyles to help you through it.