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Update — My Dream Hair

Remember my dream hair photo from a couple of weeks ago?

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photo from Garance Doré

Well, I took the plunge this afternoon!

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I am loving my blunt bangs!

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  • Maria

    August 20, 2009 at 6:43 pm

    SO. ADORABLE.
    .-= Maria´s last blog ..Girl Talk Thursday – rollin’ with my homies =-.

  • aleks

    August 20, 2009 at 6:43 pm

    WOW! You brave girl – you look amazing!

  • Kathleen

    August 20, 2009 at 6:46 pm

    FANTASTIC! Man, I wish I had a forehead and could pull that off. :)
    .-= Kathleen´s last blog ..A little compare and contrast. This is what I see every day as I… =-.

  • Kristen

    August 20, 2009 at 6:50 pm

    HOTT! God, I wish I had a normal forehead and could pull that off. You look AMAZING. Even more so than usual. And that’s saying something.

  • Angella

    August 20, 2009 at 6:52 pm

    RAWR.

  • Letterb

    August 20, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    LOVE. With like, super-allcaps.
    .-= Letterb´s last blog ..BlogHer ’09: Way More Than Bags Of Crap =-.

  • Red Lotus Mama

    August 20, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    HAWT! HAWT! HAWT! You look amazing!

  • little miss mel

    August 20, 2009 at 7:36 pm

    nice work!! Glad you took the bang plunge! It so suites you. :D
    .-= little miss mel´s last blog ..Feed me Fridays: Easy Peasy Banana Bread =-.

  • natalie

    August 20, 2009 at 7:54 pm

    AWESOME.

  • Mia

    August 20, 2009 at 8:02 pm

    Wow! Gorgeous! I WISH I could pull those off, but for some reason I think brunettes do the blunt bags better…

  • kate

    August 20, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    Wow!! I have to admit, it took every ounce of self restraint I have not to scream NOOOOOOOO when you said you were gonna do it. But holy cat-shit, woman, you ROCK those blunt bangs!!! Gorgeous.
    .-= kate´s last blog ..::anna:: =-.

  • pseudostoops

    August 20, 2009 at 8:24 pm

    So awesome.
    .-= pseudostoops´s last blog ..I’m looking at you, frat boy =-.

  • iheartgreen

    August 20, 2009 at 8:28 pm

    Looks great. I bet it looks awesome in a ponytail as well.

  • Elizabeth

    August 20, 2009 at 8:37 pm

    FREAKING AWESOME BANGS!!!!!

  • Jamie

    August 20, 2009 at 8:57 pm

    WAIT JUST ONE HOT SECOND.

    How come YOU get the bangs and don’t end up looking like a Wilson sister, but I somehow do? (pouts)

    That haircut is the bees knees, lady. Beautiful.
    .-= Jamie´s last blog ..Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle =-.

  • Mia

    August 20, 2009 at 9:24 pm

    Oh, and BTW, I’m seriously coveting that necklace you’re wearing. Very pretty!

  • hollylynne

    August 20, 2009 at 10:38 pm

    How hot are you?! Absurdly. That is how hot.
    .-= hollylynne´s last blog ..Oh, hai! Back from Vacay! =-.

  • Mrs. Wilson

    August 20, 2009 at 11:31 pm

    Wow. You look AMAZING!!
    .-= Mrs. Wilson´s last blog ..the shack =-.

  • Natalie

    August 21, 2009 at 12:32 am

    +1 for a ponytail and bangs pic!

    Nice work in taking the plunge.

  • debby

    August 21, 2009 at 5:05 am

    You are rockin those bangs!

  • Mir

    August 21, 2009 at 5:32 am

    Holy wow. Of course, I seriously doubt you could have a bad haircut, but still, that totally rocks.
    .-= Mir´s last blog ..Love isn’t about what you want =-.

  • Mary

    August 21, 2009 at 6:39 am

    FANTASTIC! Love, love, love…..

  • Miguelina

    August 21, 2009 at 6:48 am

    Good lord! They look awesome-do you find that blunt bangs are easier than sideswept ones?

    I’ll get back to you on that one! ;)

    .-= Miguelina´s last blog ..Everyday Treats: Super WHY! =-.

  • janet

    August 21, 2009 at 7:14 am

    Looks better on you than on that model in your inspiration photo. You’re gorgeous girl! Hey, you think bangs like that would work even if I have a cowlick or two?

    I have two stubborn cowlicks – one on each side! The key is cutting them thick enough – the heaviness of the hair will counteract the cowlicks. (In fact, I was shocked at how well they behaved from the moment they were cut – even better than my sideswept bangs!)

  • natalie

    August 21, 2009 at 7:51 am

    Now… how do you wear those when you wear your hair wavy? Inquiring minds want to know!

    Very good question. I’ve been wondering that myself. We shall soon see, I guess!

  • Lesha

    August 21, 2009 at 7:54 am

    Looks so great on you!

    I love bangs.
    I got mine a few months ago.
    I keep them trimmed myself (which…yah, isn’t all that HAWT), but I’m cheap.

    I need to go back to get them shaped up again though. Thanks for some motivation!
    .-= Lesha´s last blog ..North on I-79 =-.

  • Erika

    August 21, 2009 at 8:06 am

    I love it! I have an appointment on sat and I have been debating about doing the bangs. Now that I see them on you, I might do it! Any tips or suggestions on knowing if they will work on your face?

    Be sure and talk to your stylist about the different types of bangs that would work for you. There are so many factors – face shape, forehead length, hair texture – the list goes on and on. The one thing that makes a huge difference that some people don’t think about is your city’s weather. If you live somewhere with really high humidity or lots of rain/wind, bangs might not be the best option, no matter what your face/hair type. Good luck!

    .-= Erika ´s last blog ..Strawberry Kiwi Cookies =-.

  • Giselle

    August 21, 2009 at 9:14 am

    you look awesome! exactly like the picture, just not jet black..very nice!

  • Jody

    August 21, 2009 at 9:29 am

    Looks awesome!

  • brianne

    August 21, 2009 at 9:34 am

    You look beautiful, Sarah!
    I love your new style.

  • elizabeth

    August 21, 2009 at 9:48 am

    Oh man, they look so fantastic!! These may tip me fully into the blunt bangs camp, from the sideswept from my week on HT last month. Love them!
    .-= elizabeth´s last blog ..Post-Move =-.

  • Elizabeth

    August 21, 2009 at 9:50 am

    I would really love to do that! I wonder if I could pull it off? Any type of face shape or hair that it would look best on? My features are pretty similar to yours (same length hair with layers, same color, brown eyes, etc.) Post more pics! I’d love to see the top of it. Is it parted in the middle? So many questions :)

    I’ve been checking out this blog since I googled how to curl my hair a few years ago but have never posted!

    Hey Elizabeth! I’ll try to take some photos this weekend and put them up next week. :)

  • Groovymarlin

    August 21, 2009 at 10:19 am

    Oh honey they look SO awesome – and I knew they would! I loved my heavy bangs when I had them, even though my forehead used to get soooo sweaty. (Hint – stock up on blotting papers or carry tissues with you. LOL.)

    Look at you, all pretty and stuff with the bangs! Hawt!
    .-= Groovymarlin´s last blog ..New Uses for Old Items: Shoe Organizers =-.

  • Diane

    August 21, 2009 at 10:23 am

    Wow, look at you gorgeous girl! Fantastic look for you!

  • Tess

    August 21, 2009 at 10:32 am

    Love it. You have the perfect hair & face to pull it off. I discussed them with my stylist this morning – the consensus is that my hair is to individually fine & slippery to do that well, they would just end up looking wispy. So I love to see other people rockin’ them instead!

    Also, I second the comment above about your necklace – love it! What is it?
    .-= Tess´s last blog ..My summer jam, using Brat Pack video footage mashed up to make… =-.

  • Sarcomical

    August 21, 2009 at 11:56 am

    i knew you’d go mega bangs one day! that’s so funny, i have been contemplating going full-on dramatic bang myself for my next appointment. hmmm…you make it look awfully good. ;)
    .-= Sarcomical´s last blog ..Magnetic Serenity =-.

  • Ita

    August 21, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    Wait, which one is the model?
    ;)
    I love!!
    .-= Ita´s last blog ..you know you’ve had a rough night when =-.

  • Sarah

    August 21, 2009 at 2:51 pm

    For those of you inquiring about my necklace, it is made by Ippolita. :)

  • Leila

    August 21, 2009 at 6:24 pm

    You look great!! Both you and your hair are beautiful

    I may get that kind of bangs too, but I’m not sure if I’d like to straighten them eveyday.

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  • Kathy

    August 22, 2009 at 6:18 am

    BEAUTIFUL!!!! You and your bangs!

  • Kami

    August 23, 2009 at 9:56 pm

    love em, pretty sure you would be cute even bald :-)
    .-= Kami´s last blog ...four. =-.

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  • cheyenne!

    August 25, 2009 at 3:38 pm

    gorgeous sweetheart. but any tips on trimming blunt bangs? I have ridiculously fast-growing hair…usually good but not now, with me running into walls and such.

    Yes! Hold the scissors vertically and at snip the ends, moving from the middle outwards. This keeps them from looking too blunt.

  • Tavia

    August 28, 2009 at 2:59 am

    You look gorgeous girl. I love the haircut and color, they both make you gorgeous.
    .-= Tavia´s last blog ..Dior-JazzClub Collection – Makeup trends fall-winter 2009-2010 =-.

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