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A Cut Above: Trim Your Own Bangs

Trim your bangs like a pro with these foolproof tips from Gretchen Monahan, celebrity stylist for Dove Hair Care in Boston.

By Ilana Blitzer

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Make the Cut

Hold bangs off your face and aim straight-edge scissors upward on an angle (think the slope of a triangle). Starting in the middle of the section, cut up into hairs -- never straight across. Holding the scissor vertically lets you trim just a few strands at a time.

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