I don't have bangs...I don't want bangs...but what am I supposed to do with this?

Oh, MsGiblet, please post a pic of your bangs!
Originally Posted by auntnett
LOL -- I'll try to get that done this weekend.
Originally Posted by msgiblet
Ok, here's a pic, but it's not a not very good one. The bangs really do look better in person and even better if I hadn't taken the pic at the end of a long week. I'll try to take a better one later.

http://public.fotki.com/msgiblet/fal...8/bangs-1.html
Originally Posted by msgiblet
YAY!!!!!! MSG has a FACE!!!!!!!!
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LOL -- I'll try to get that done this weekend.
Originally Posted by msgiblet
Ok, here's a pic, but it's not a not very good one. The bangs really do look better in person and even better if I hadn't taken the pic at the end of a long week. I'll try to take a better one later.

http://public.fotki.com/msgiblet/fal...8/bangs-1.html
Originally Posted by msgiblet
YAY!!!!!! MSG has a FACE!!!!!!!!
Originally Posted by DEL2C
Ha! Ha! And look, she has teeth, too! (wow, that hair has had a rough day):

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I have long layers so my hair is not quite so heavy around my face. I also use tiny claw clips. I think they're made by Goody or Scunci and are very easy to find. After putting product in my wet hair I position three of the clips right at my hair line sort of in a back (but slightly to the side) way. I also slightly lift the clips away from my roots. When my hair dries, I remove the clips and I don't have misc. tendrils falling in my face.
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Love the bangs Ms G!
I was thinking I might cut my bangs back in, do them to the side. I have that hank of hair too and it's starting to drive me nuts.

I always think it will be great to grow them out but the min they get too heavy to keep out of my face I remember why I have them!
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Love the bangs Ms G!
I was thinking I might cut my bangs back in, do them to the side. I have that hank of hair too and it's starting to drive me nuts.

I always think it will be great to grow them out but the min they get too heavy to keep out of my face I remember why I have them!
Originally Posted by medusahair
Thanks. I debated about cutting them for a long time, but even after they grew out, I still had all of that hair falling in my face even with long layers, and I didn't want to have to clip them all the time. I do want them just a little longer so they'll go over to the side more and have a little more curl, or if I want to I can wear them back.
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You could also try a headband, if you like those. That's how I keep my hair off my face when it's driving me crazy.
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Ok, here's a pic, but it's not a not very good one. The bangs really do look better in person and even better if I hadn't taken the pic at the end of a long week. I'll try to take a better one later.

http://public.fotki.com/msgiblet/fal...8/bangs-1.html
Originally Posted by msgiblet
YAY!!!!!! MSG has a FACE!!!!!!!!
Originally Posted by DEL2C
Ha! Ha! And look, she has teeth, too! (wow, that hair has had a rough day):

http://public.fotki.com/msgiblet/fall-hair-2008/bangs2-1.html
Originally Posted by msgiblet
what are you talking about a rough day?? it looks great!
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Glad you're liking the bangs, MSG. Very cute!
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Maybe StruttsWife has a suggestion for me (hoping she's reading this)...?
Originally Posted by BotticelliBabe
I hate the word "bangs" ... it always reminds me of when we were kids and we had this 1" fringe of curly frizz sitting on our foreheads before morphing abruptly into a 20" fall of frizz (*shudder*).

I always call it a "face frame" ... sounds like semantics, I know, but cutting a face frame is always different than cutting bangs. It's a curl-stepping process that takes your hair from a pre-determined length at the shortest part and graduates the curl fall until it curves gracefully into your length.

From the length of your hair and how it falls (at least as far as I can determine from pictures), it looks like a good face frame would help a lot. I just have to figure out a way to teach you how to do it (and yes, you could do it yourself -- probably much more successfully than many stylists).

Okay, I need a model for an online picture teaching session
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Love the bangs Ms G!
I was thinking I might cut my bangs back in, do them to the side. I have that hank of hair too and it's starting to drive me nuts.

I always think it will be great to grow them out but the min they get too heavy to keep out of my face I remember why I have them!
Originally Posted by medusahair
Thanks. I debated about cutting them for a long time, but even after they grew out, I still had all of that hair falling in my face even with long layers, and I didn't want to have to clip them all the time. I do want them just a little longer so they'll go over to the side more and have a little more curl, or if I want to I can wear them back.
Originally Posted by msgiblet
Thanks for posting the pics! I was just about to ask if you have to do anything to straighten them, but this sounds like you don't. I would have to mine. I got the cut yesterday, and she and I together decided against bangs, for now at least. I first want to see how I like the cut - haven't styled it myself yet, so the jury's still out.
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Maybe StruttsWife has a suggestion for me (hoping she's reading this)...?
Originally Posted by BotticelliBabe
I hate the word "bangs" ... it always reminds me of when we were kids and we had this 1" fringe of curly frizz sitting on our foreheads before morphing abruptly into a 20" fall of frizz (*shudder*).

I always call it a "face frame" ... sounds like semantics, I know, but cutting a face frame is always different than cutting bangs. It's a curl-stepping process that takes your hair from a pre-determined length at the shortest part and graduates the curl fall until it curves gracefully into your length.

From the length of your hair and how it falls (at least as far as I can determine from pictures), it looks like a good face frame would help a lot. I just have to figure out a way to teach you how to do it (and yes, you could do it yourself -- probably much more successfully than many stylists).

Okay, I need a model for an online picture teaching session
Originally Posted by StruttsWife
Oooohh ohhhh!! Yay!! I LOVE when I can do it myself!! *lol* Cuz at this point, I think I trust you and me with the scissors, and that's about it...and I'm iffy. *rofl*

I'm all ears...and eyes...?
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Maybe StruttsWife has a suggestion for me (hoping she's reading this)...?
Originally Posted by BotticelliBabe
I hate the word "bangs" ... it always reminds me of when we were kids and we had this 1" fringe of curly frizz sitting on our foreheads before morphing abruptly into a 20" fall of frizz (*shudder*).

I always call it a "face frame" ... sounds like semantics, I know, but cutting a face frame is always different than cutting bangs. It's a curl-stepping process that takes your hair from a pre-determined length at the shortest part and graduates the curl fall until it curves gracefully into your length.

From the length of your hair and how it falls (at least as far as I can determine from pictures), it looks like a good face frame would help a lot. I just have to figure out a way to teach you how to do it (and yes, you could do it yourself -- probably much more successfully than many stylists).

Okay, I need a model for an online picture teaching session
Originally Posted by StruttsWife

Ooo, I'd love to see a demonstration or even just a good description of how to do it. I used to cut my own and all my friends' and family's hair all the time in college and for a few years afterward - still cut some of my family's. I wouldn't want to do mine all over any more, but I'd sure tackle the front where I can see what I'm doing with no hesitation. Then if I don't like it, it's no one's fault but my own.

The graduated curl stepping process you describe it above sounds like just what I've been trying to describe to every stylist for the past two years. I just have never been able to explain it well, I guess, and the end results have never been as I thought I described!
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Love the bangs Ms G!
I was thinking I might cut my bangs back in, do them to the side. I have that hank of hair too and it's starting to drive me nuts.

I always think it will be great to grow them out but the min they get too heavy to keep out of my face I remember why I have them!
Originally Posted by medusahair
Thanks. I debated about cutting them for a long time, but even after they grew out, I still had all of that hair falling in my face even with long layers, and I didn't want to have to clip them all the time. I do want them just a little longer so they'll go over to the side more and have a little more curl, or if I want to I can wear them back.
Originally Posted by msgiblet
Thanks for posting the pics! I was just about to ask if you have to do anything to straighten them, but this sounds like you don't. I would have to mine. I got the cut yesterday, and she and I together decided against bangs, for now at least. I first want to see how I like the cut - haven't styled it myself yet, so the jury's still out.
Originally Posted by auntnett
I only have to run them over a round brush and that's about it, but my hair type isn't very curly until it gets some length.

Struttswife - I would definitely LOVE to see a demonstration of this, too, before having to get mine cut again.
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I know what you mean. My hair is very heavy and thick in that area, too, so at my last hair appt. I finally broke down and had actual bangs cut in and guess what -- I LOVE them!! Since my hair isn't super, super curly, they look fine. I use a round brush just on the bangs to dry them and it works fine. I've gotten tons of compliments and everyone seems to like it better. I really like it now when I put my hair up because it softens my face and doesn't look so severe as it did with no bangs. I figured if I didn't like them it was no big deal - they'll grow back. But then, my hair is nowhere close to as long as yours, either.
Originally Posted by msgiblet
Your hair is absolutely gorgeous!!! The bangs look great, the back is awesome the sides beautiful!!! I don't ever want to hear you complain about having a bad hair day!!!! never, never, NEVER AGAIN!!!
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I know what you mean. My hair is very heavy and thick in that area, too, so at my last hair appt. I finally broke down and had actual bangs cut in and guess what -- I LOVE them!! Since my hair isn't super, super curly, they look fine. I use a round brush just on the bangs to dry them and it works fine. I've gotten tons of compliments and everyone seems to like it better. I really like it now when I put my hair up because it softens my face and doesn't look so severe as it did with no bangs. I figured if I didn't like them it was no big deal - they'll grow back. But then, my hair is nowhere close to as long as yours, either.
Originally Posted by msgiblet
Your hair is absolutely gorgeous!!! The bangs look great, the back is awesome the sides beautiful!!! I don't ever want to hear you complain about having a bad hair day!!!! never, never, NEVER AGAIN!!!
Originally Posted by Notty
Yes ma'am!! And the same goes for you, with your always beautiful curls, beautiful when it's straight, beautiful when it's windblown, beautiful all the doggone time hair!!!
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Those clips slide out of my hair too, and I thought it was because mine was thin.

But I wonder if it is just because mine is shiny/smooth, even though curly? They stay in on my 2nd day don't feel like washing my hair frizzball days.

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Originally Posted by oreosmakemehappy
That could be the case. Usually when I use them, it's on second day hair. Today's is just-washed and it's silky/smooth curls, but I only have one small clump clipped back. I'll have to pay more attention and see if it usually works on these kind of days.
Originally Posted by auntnett
Bobby pins just slide out of my hair - I try to use them but about a 1/2 hour later I feel them hanging off the hair it was clipped to and I look deranged! I use the little jaw clips and I clip back like just the front back and a bit of the sides. I use 3 of them.
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I hate the word "bangs" ... it always reminds me of when we were kids and we had this 1" fringe of curly frizz sitting on our foreheads before morphing abruptly into a 20" fall of frizz (*shudder*).[/SIZE]

I always call it a "face frame" ... sounds like semantics, I know, but cutting a face frame is always different than cutting bangs. It's a curl-stepping process that takes your hair from a pre-determined length at the shortest part and graduates the curl fall until it curves gracefully into your length.

From the length of your hair and how it falls (at least as far as I can determine from pictures), it looks like a good face frame would help a lot. I just have to figure out a way to teach you how to do it (and yes, you could do it yourself -- probably much more successfully than many stylists).

Okay, I need a model for an online picture teaching session
Originally Posted by StruttsWife;761958[SIZE=3
If BB changes her mind, I will be an online model. I feel I am desperately in need of a hair cut. I have 3a BSL hair and it is hard to keep it out of my face. Please, please, please teach us.
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StruttsWife is the best! I'd love to learn to do the framing layers, as I usually go 6 months between cuts and the frame gets too long (my current face-framing layers are now framing my collarbone).

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This would be much easier if I could post pictures along with the explanation. Let me see what I can do. I've been planning to add some visual "how to's" on my new web site anyway ... this is as good a place to start than any, I guess
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This would be much easier if I could post pictures along with the explanation. Let me see what I can do. I've been planning to add some visual "how to's" on my new web site anyway ... this is as good a place to start than any, I guess
Originally Posted by StruttsWife
Yay!! You let us know when it's ready, and we'll bog down your server trying to watch it all at once!
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