Are you on the fence about getting bangs? Even if you love the fringe look, you might still feel a bit unsure about such a drastic move. How will it look? Will it work? Will you even like it? There are a lot of things to consider. So, before you get bangs, here’s nine things you need to know.

It takes time to get used to it

Having bangs completely changes your face, so it might take some getting used to. But just be patient. After about a week, it will feel more like you.

Bangs are a lot of maintenance

Bangs seem short and sweet – and they are – but they take a lot of work to keep them that way. Most of the time, you need to style them every day. And if you venture out into the rain, be prepared for a bad-looking fringe.

Be prepared to wash your bangs daily

To have bangs that look great, it can help to wet and style them every morning. Yes, it’s high maintenance, but we did worn you!

Frizzy hair beware

If your hair is naturally straight, you’ll have an easy time with your bangs. But if your hair is a bit rebellious and tends to be on the frizzy side, your fringe will be a lot more to handle.

Windy days take on a whole new meaning

Even if you spend time styling your bangs, one windy walk will blow all your efforts out the window. So, it’s just something to be prepared for.

 Are you ready for this kind of commitment?

If you like to get up and go, having bangs can throw a wrench into your styling routine. You can’t get away with that sort of laissez faire approach with fringe.

Bangs hide your eyebrows

This is actually the benefit of bangs. Now, you can let your tweezing and waxing fall to the wayside since your bangs disguise neglected brows quite nicely.

You get to wear ponytails more often

Even if your bangs take a lot of maintenance, the rest of your hair doesn’t have to. In fac, you can throw your hair up in a pony tail and look put together.

Bangs bring out your inner French girl

Bangs can give you that effortless Parisian look – even though by now, we both know that bangs are anything but effortless!