"Should I Get Bangs?" Yes — & Here's 15 Reasons Why

Michelle Pfeiffer in Scarface, Zooey Deschanel in 500 Days of Summer, Natalie Portman in Léon, Brigitte Bardot in, well, anything. There's no shortage of fringes we've seen on the silver screen that we'd like to sport ourselves. There's something so edgy about short bangs, something so unspeakably sexy about a mussed-up, shaggy, grown-out fringe. But there's also something high-maintenance about bangs that prevents us from taking the plunge. They take years to grow out, stick to your forehead when it's anything over 70 degrees outside, and look absurd when straightened.

Still, a girl can dream. If you're one of the brave ones about to sit down in the salon chair and commit, here's some highly screenshottable hairspiration to take with you. Good luck. May the fringe be with you.
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Photo: Via @daisylowe.
Daisy's fringe is as classic as her fiery-red lipstick.
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Photo: Via @damarisgoddrie.
Model Damaris wears her bouncy, cropped curls swept across her forehead.
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Photo: Via @aalexisjae.
NYC model Alexis Jae's bleached 'do proves that corkscrew curls shouldn't get in the way of fringe. Or some '70s-porn-star aviators, for that matter.
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Photo: Via @charlie__chops.
Photographer Charlotte Rutherford's bleached bangs are all kinds of beautiful.
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Photo: Via @haileybaldwin.
Hailey's choppy bangs are one of our favorite looks on the model. Perfectly shaggy and super-textured — yes, please.
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Photo: Via @chungalexa.
A key component of Alexa's iconic look is her disheveled fringe, worn split in the middle. This is ideal for those who feel intimidated by blunt bangs.
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Photo: Via @mayajama.
Maya Jama: radio host, TV presenter, and current owner of one of the most delightful and dainty fringes around.
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Photo: Via @lauralahayden.
Singer Laura Hayden's blunt bangs should be pinned to your fridge, pronto.
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Photo: Via @hafgibson.
Film producer and director Haf's retro style is perfectly complemented by her '70s shaggy bangs and her long hair.
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Photo: Via @kirstenkilponen.
Kirsten Kilponen wears her broken-up fringe in a high pony. Goals.
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Photo: Via @thugsbunnny.
Danielle Greco, original emo-girl style crush and VFiles head buyer, looks smokin' hot with '50s-inspired, pitch-black bangs and a bandana.
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Photo: Via @georgiamayjagger.
Georgia is serving up major '70s glam rock with her floaty bangs.
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Photo: Via @joansmalls.
Joany with baby bangs and a red lip is everything.
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Photo: Via @_marissamarino.
In an unexpected move for summer, Selena Gomez got a piece-y fringe for the hotter months. So what's your excuse this winter?
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Photo: Via @bellahadid.
A day after Gomez debuted her set, model Bella Hadid also hopped on the bangs bandwagon with her own (temporary) eyebrow-grazing version.
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