How To Cut Your Own Bangs & Not Regret It

How To Cut Your Own Bangs & Not Regret It

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Want to cut your own sideswept bangs? We’re going to teach you how.

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We’re here to let you in on a little secret: you can cut your own bangs at home and have them turn out just as good as if you had gone to the salon.

Insane, right? Why pay for a trim when you can get beautiful side swept bangs in the comfort of your own bathroom? This step-by-step guide will show you how!

How To Cut Sideswept Bangs Tutorial, check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-4rQmE8MJs

Ready to learn how to cut your own sideswept bangs? IMAGE VIA Rosebud

Ready?

Step 1

You’re going to first start by combing back the hair on your crown. After doing this, push the rest of your hair back and tie it into a ponytail. Once you’ve gotten it out of your way, comb the section you’ve designated as your bangs forward.

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Start with tying your hair in a ponytail. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

Step 2

Using a pin tail comb, determine where your bangs will start and end. Hold the comb vertically and locate the arch of your eyebrow — this is where your bangs should start. Do the same thing on the other side to determine where they should end.

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Mark the beginning and ending of your bangs. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

Step 3

After sectioning out the beginning and end of your bangs, even out the top. You’re essentially looking to create a rectangular shape.

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Be sure to align your bangs evenly. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

Step 4

If the sides and top of the bangs are already even, tie any stray hairs into a ponytail.

DIY Sideswept Bangs Tutorial, check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-4rQmE8MJs

Before cutting, catch any stray hairs and pull them back into a ponytail. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

Step 5

Now you’re ready to cut! Hold your bangs and twist them. This avoids any disastrous situations by ensuring that the entire section of your hair isn’t cut at an angle. We instead only want to cut small sections at a time, not the whole thing.

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Twist the hair you want to cut. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

Step 6

After twisting your hair, comb the bangs down and distribute them evenly in your grasp.

Easy Sideswept Bangs Tutorial, check it out a https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-4rQmE8MJs

Comb your bangs out to evenly distribute them. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

Step 7

Time to make the cut! Use professional hair cutting scissors and hold it at an angle as shown below. Cut the hair slowly and make sure you open and close the scissors in every cut. Doing one cut is a big no-no; little cuts are always better.

DIY Sideswept Bangs For Long Hair, check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-4rQmE8MJs

Cut the hair at an angle and go slowly. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

Step 8

After doing the side cut, comb the bangs down again, but this time, split them evenly into two parts. Hold the bangs down with your scissors pointing up. Cut little by little upward, this is to give the bangs edge and body. After cutting the first part, move on to the second part.

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Cut the bangs upward one by one for a layered look. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

This is how your side-swept bangs should look by now.

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Your bangs should look like this by now. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

Step 9

After the cut, the next thing to do is style the hair. A great way to style side-swept bangs is to use a straightening iron…

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Use a straightening iron to style your bangs. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

Step 12

…and your most trusted brand of hair spray.

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Finish the look with some hairspray. IMAGE VIA Rosebud

And you’re finished! Isn’t cutting your own bangs exciting? But before you become scissor happy and try doing it again, refer to this guide to avoid any mistakes, tears and bad photos.

Check out the full tutorial below!

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