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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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Shake out bangs with your fingers, letting hairs separate. Restyle and check whether you need to trim more (if so, repeat step above). Bangs usually take two rounds to cut. But snip conservatively: You can always cut more, but you can't put it back on!

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