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Need An Autumn Refresh? Go For Side Bangs

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    Nothing says "I've got my act together" better than a well-executed side bang. When it's done right, it's really right: Your face is framed to perfection and you've got that instantly pulled-together look without endless blowdrying, styling, and product futzing. Best of all? A side bang can work on a wide variety of hair types and textures.

    But, despite the wonders of this polished style, it's true that not all side bangs are created equal. If left untended, side bangs can actually detract from your look — it takes some maintenance to keep 'em at that elusive, deliberate-but-not-overgrown-stage (watch out for the potential grease factor, too).

    Luckily, though, we've brought you the best in celebrities doing side bangs the right way. Be they piece-y like Mia Wasikowska's or dense and dramatic à la Edie Campbell's, look to this pack of side-banged stars before your next cut — it's a cool-girl club you won't regret joining.

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