Dua Lipa Says Her Bangs Were An Accident — But They Look So Good

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Update: Just weeks after Dua Lipa debuted fresh bangs in New York City — an accidental result of severe bleach breakage — the English singer/songwriter is leaning into her new look, proving that her bangs might just be here to stay.
While practicing social distancing with her boyfriend, Anwar Hadid, Lipa has been updating her fans on Instagram about this past weekend's isolation activities. Those include: doing a face mask (couple's edition), taking a bubble bath, and sipping red wine — all with a chic, feathery blonde bang. "The new normal," Lipa captioned her latest close-up selfie. While she was undoubtably referring to staying home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, she appears to be handling the at-home bleach grow-out plan like a pro.

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This story was originally published on February 20, 2020.
Hair breakage is a very real thing. Even if you don't have personal experience — you've never double-processed your hair in a single sitting or removed an elastic with too much of your ponytail still attached — you probably know someone who does. Like, for example, Dua Lipa.
This past weekend, the English singer/songwriter stepped out in New York City with her two-toned lob — jet-black on the bottom and ice-blonde on the top — styled in a new choppy mullet. However, on her Instagram, Lipa admitted that the layered cut was a complete accident and actually came as a result of severe breakage from bleach.
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According to the star's Instagram Story, she's leaning into her new — and inadvertent — fringe. "PSA: This is not a haircut," Lipa posted to her Story, along with a close-up shot of the choppy, platinum-blonde baby bangs. "It's bleach breakages, but I'm runnin' with it." Accidental or not, Lipa is now on a running list of celebs endorsing the shag comeback — and looking really cool doing it.

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