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This Easy Tutorial Will Make You Feel Confident About Cutting Your Own Bangs at Home

POPSUGAR Beauty
POPSUGAR Beauty
So, you want to cut your own bangs. We're not going to tell you it's a bad idea, because we support self-expression through beauty, especially during this time at home. What we will say that you should not go in for the DIY fringe chop without being fully prepared with professional tips and tricks for making sure the results don't come out botched.
While a hair trim can probably wait until salons reopen, bangs are a different story; it's hard to wait when your hair is hanging in your eyes. But performing an at-home bang trim without any experience can be a little daunting. To help you master it, Glamsquad's artistic director Giovanni Vaccaro took to Instagram for a quick - and dare we say easy - tutorial on how to cut your bangs at home. All you'll need are sectioning clips, a comb, and hair clipping scissors.
Step 1: Let Your Bangs Lay Naturally
To start, Vaccaro recommends cutting on dry hair because it's more forgiving. Use the sectioning clips to separate the rest of your hair from the bangs. "I like to actually have it styled the way you normally would wear it," he said in the video. It helps reduce your chances of cutting too much.
His next big tip: don't hold the hair. "Women tend to use their fingers to hold the section of hair and they put too much tension which makes the bang spring up after you cut it," said Vaccaro. "Basically, let your bangs fall naturally."
Step 2: Comb Through the Hair
With your comb in one hand and scissos in the other, comb underneath your bangs a few times before stopping a couple of centimeters way from the edge of your hair. Then, with the scissors held perpendicular to the hair you can start with a "point cut" - this adds texture to the hair and keeps the ends more natural.
For blunt bangs, hold the sciss