(Closed) Will I look ridiculous if I get this haircut?

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: Should I get the Reese Witherspoon bangs?
    OMG yes that would look awesome! : (131 votes)
    95 %
    OMG no, why would you possibly consider bangs? That would look terrible. : (5 votes)
    4 %
    Ehh, not loving it, but my suggestion is below: : (2 votes)
    1 %
  • Post # 3
    2299 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I like it! I think the bangs will make your big blue eyes pop!

    Post # 4
    3772 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I don’t have bangs.. BUT I do remember growing them out in ELEMENTARY school… if something was enough of a pain in a but that I remember it YEARS and YEARS later then it must have been awful. So if you go for bang you gotta beware that if you don’t like them… they’re going to be a pain growing out.

    But I do think bangs would look great on you 😀 

    Post # 5
    4682 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    Yes, get bangs. I could see somewhat shorter bangs than what Reese has working well for you.

    Post # 6
    303 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2014 - Barn

    I’m a hairstylist and honestly those bangs would look amazing on your face! I say go for it!!!

    Post # 7
    4682 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    You said you didn’t want to go short, but would you consider going about 4 inches shorter?

    Post # 8
    5405 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I think you should go for it! I think bangs would be cute on you, and if not its just hair it will grow. You could always do them a little longer and more side swept first to see if you like them aesthetically and commitment wise. They will need to be styled, so if you’re very low maintenance (I hate styling bangs) that’s something to consider. But purely from the look, I think it would be cute!

    Post # 10
    3148 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    I definitely think that hairstyle would be CUTE on you! but I do have one little bit of warning: depending on your hair type, you’ll probably have to spend time styling it.  it’s rarely a wash-and go, or roll-out-of-bed-and-pull-your-hair-back type of style. 

    every time I got bangs, I loved it for a month, and then hated the hassle and spent a year growing them back out again.  I found them surprisingly hard to get just right. 

    if you are seeking a change, what about highlights, a new haircolor, or maybe a different type of long haircut? (like layers or kaylee26’s suggestion of just 4″ off?)

    Post # 11
    1715 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Oh I think it would look fab. You’ll need the right product and styling tools and your set. I do think however you should look at going a little shorter aswell.

    Post # 12
    768 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    You should definitely do it! You have the face for it!

    Post # 14
    238 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I love bangs.

    Do it!

    Post # 15
    11272 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    you should totally get this haircut.   i think your face shape will suit this cut.  imo, it’s hair, it will grow back if you don’t like it.


    Post # 16
    932 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I think you’d look super cute!  Definitely go for it! 

    To help ease your mind (since I know a dramatically different cut can sometimes be a little frightening):  I’ve had side-swept bangs for years, but I tried blunt bangs about a year ago.  They looked TERRIBLE on me, but I promise that growing them out was not traumatic at all.  I only had to let them grow out for, like, two weeks before I could start sweeping them off to the side and hairspraying them into place.  Then they grew a little more and my stylist could just start blending them into my layers like usual.  So if you do go for it, and you hate it, it should only be a little while before you start looking more like “yourself” again. 

    Also, if you haven’t had bangs ever or it’s been a long time, I think the best way to ease into it is to have your stylist add more layers to your hair so that the whole hair has a lot of body and movement.  Then the bangs look a little more natural and more blended into the whole hairstyle.  But that’s just my suggestion, and I’m totally not a hairstylist!

    Definitely post pictures if you do it!  I want to see how it turns out!!

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