So you’re finally taken the plunge and got banged up, huh? Congrats on that flirty fringe!
But there’s one nagging problem. Keeping them looking cute, oh-so-fabulous and all can seem like a full time job.
Yeah because it doesn’t matter if you went side-swept, blunt, or choose curtain bangs sooner or later they’re going to need trimmed. Likely sooner than you expect.
Then the real fun starts. And that’s what has you worried.
Your stylist said she’d trim them up no charge. As long you don’t mind fighting traffic to schlepp to see her.
Which makes going the DIY route in your bathroom sound kinda appealing. And that can work.
But don’t be grabbing your hair cutting shears just yet.
Going at your fringe on impulse without knowing what you’re doing can result in a total fringe fiasco.
To help we’ve got complete tutorials on trimming four different kinds of brow grazers. That way you can avoid having to wear headbands and beanies every day for two weeks straight should disaster strike.
These detailed guides share exactly what you need to know. Or the tips and tricks needed to avoid the heartache of a trim gone horribly wrong. Including a tutorial demo video that walks you through the process step by step.
Bang Trimming Tips, Tools and Tutorials
- How To Keep Overgrown Curtain Bangs In Trim
- Effortlessly Trimming Side Swept Face Framers Yourself
- How To Point Cut Bangs Made Eyes Closed Easy
- How To A Trim Blunt Fringe Painlessly
- Trimming Wispy Bangs Made Easy
- BONUS: Useful Hack You’ll Use Every Time You Snip
Let’s start with keeping one of the most popular type of fringe in trim.
How To Keep Overgrown Curtain Bangs In Trim
So you’re rocking carefree curtain bangs, huh? And as expected they’re low maintenance at least until they come due for a trim. That’s when the real fun starts.
Yet trimming them yourself isn’t as hard as you might imagine. Especially if you’ve wised up and have come to realize that kitchen scissor are a big no! Or that point cutting is the way to go to give everything a nicely blended, put together finish.
Our quick guide shares the 411 you need to make it easy to get a sassy looking trim yourself. At home.
Let Me Ask You: Unsure how to effectively trim those side tendrils without over doing it? Well, there’s a technique for that revealed in our post.
So yeah. We cover how to trim curtain bangs right yourself.
Just follow the steps in this tutorial. Then you’ll be able to do the length touch up required to restore that vaguely French feel to them that you love so much.
Imagine Effortlessly Trimming Side Swept Face Framers Yourself
Who else wants to know how to trim their own flirty bangs swept to the side?
If you raised your hand good on you. Since is seems you’re having to snip away excess length and some of the bulk every time you turn around when you’ve got a fringe.
To help we turned up a handy YouTube Tutorial that makes it easy to keep them not disgusting.
Even better the outcome can be virtually indistinguishable from a trim you would get at the salon. Once you know what you’re doing that is.
Let Me Ask You: Do you know how the length of your forehead can help you to trim your side swooping fringe to the perfect length? If not, you definitely will want to watch the video tutorial.
Anyway any aspiring bangs girl will want to check out what we wrote about how to trim your own side swept bangs. That way you’ll have what you need to easily pull it off at home.
How To Point Cut Bangs Made Eyes Closed Easy
Knowing how to point cut bangs can be life changing.
It’s like the foundation of any fringe clean up.
You’ll save money, time and have the satisfaction of being able to trim your bangs at home whenever it’s needed. Easily clearing out the dead ends while making it so you can see again. What’s not to like?
As you know when you point cut you are literally using the points of your hair shears. To cut into just the very tips of your fringe.
Trimming this way gives you a softer more professional result with no tell-tale harsh blunt line.
Besides point cutting your fringe is a less risky approach than taking a big ole horizontal whack at it in the hopes it comes out looking okay.
This rough guide shows you step by step how to get with a shorter brow grazer. One that actually looks great using this technique.
Let Me Ask You: Curious as to what to do to dodge being left with bangs that have you wondering where the length went? We reveal a few tips that can help you avoid that sinking feeling that comes with a botched trim job cut too short.
Not surprisingly those who know how to point cut bangs usually have a much better DIY trimming experience than those that don’t.
That’s why we researched and published this post.
It’s also why you really should click that link and read it if you expect to be trimming your Bardot inspired fringe more than once or twice!
Here’s How To Trim Blunt Bangs Painlessly
Trimming your adorable eyebrow grazing blunt face framers with scissors at home doesn’t have to end in tragedy.
Besides this isn’t something you can neglect because that fringe you so dearly love grows a like a weed. And before you know it’s more nostril grazing rather than kissing your eyebrows.
Ugh. So annoying.
So it’s either learn to DIY it or put your stylist on speed dial so you can easily schedule a trip to your salon for a quick trim.
Assuming you’re the DIY type we deliver 11 of the top dos and don’ts when it comes keeping things up there looking fresh.
Plus you can watch a trimming bangs video tutorial that walks you through the process step by step.
Best of all when done you’ll have a style that looks like anything but a DIY hack job.
Let Me Ask You: There’s something to use as a length guide that will get you a consistent length from trim to trim. Know what that is? Click over to our look at The Do’s and Don’ts Of How To Trim Blunt Bangs At Home Yourself and you will.
Trimming Wispy Bangs Made Easy
Okay so girly wispy bangs being lighter and airier are the perfect way to shake up your look without going all in on a fringe.
But the truth is rocking “see-through” brow skimmers still doesn’t get you off the hook for trims. Yet the case for such bangs may be even more compelling once you learn how to do it yourself at home.
Because mastering that skill will cut down on the perceived time commitment. Letting you skip the every two or three week salon visit for quick touchup.
Here a stylist shares her firsthand experience.
These how-tos are not to be missed if you’re a member of the wispy bang gang.
So what’s your excuse for not checking out all the tips and trick shared in our article How to Trim Your Overgrown Wispy Bangs At Home?
Finally for those could use an insanely useful idea.
One Final Hack You’ll Use Every Time You Snip
Let me leave you with this solution.
You’ll notice when snipping away your face gets covered with what I call “bang dust”. Or those itty-bitty bits of just trimmed hair that clings to your face like Saran Wrap. So annoying.
This ingenious hack makes getting rid of them quick and easy.
Simply break out the Scotch Magic tape. Tear off a piece and press it all over your face. It grabs those annoying little bits of hair like a magnet. You can watch the video to get a better idea if needed.
So there you go. Whether you’re a die-hard curtain bangs lover, obsessed with the classic blunt bang or favor any of the other popular styles you’ll soon be armed with some of the best ideas for keeping them in trim.
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