Bella Hadid Just Gave Herself Bangs While in Quarantine

She nailed it!

Bella Hadid
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Who amongst us hasn't spent a dangerous amount of time of late contemplating a DIY hair transformation, whether that's cutting new bangs, dabbling in hair dye, or just buzzing the whole shebang off? One Bella Hadid settled for the former, proving herself a pretty impressive hair stylist in the process. Here's Hadid last week, with a tousled, bang-free bob:

And here she is with a brand new set of choppy, face-framing bangs, that work just as well falling over her eyes as they do swept to the side:

Hadid had side swept bangs in the not-too-distant past (opens in new tab), so it's likely she was trimming them rather than plucking them out of nowhere, the latter a much risker endeavour if you're not a professional. If your bangs are currently impeding your vision as you self-isolate? Try these at-home trimming tips (opens in new tab) from celebrity stylist Matt Fugate.

In another lifetime, I was the committed owner of a very heavy set of blunt bangs, and could definitely have used this tip from Fugate before I took to my fringe with a blunt pair of kitchen scissors: "You want to hold your scissors horizontally and snip up into the ends of the hair to create a soft, piece-y, and diffused line that looks natural, rather than a blunt line that looks like you just cut it." Question: Where was this advice in 2011?!

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Emily Dixon is a British journalist who’s contributed to CNN, Teen Vogue, Time, Glamour, The Guardian, Wonderland, The Big Roundtable, Bust, and more, on everything from mental health to fashion to political activism to feminist zine collectives. She’s also a committed Beyoncé, Kacey Musgraves, and Tracee Ellis Ross fan, an enthusiastic but terrible ballet dancer, and a proud Geordie lass.