How to Grow Out Your Bangs Without Looking Awkward

So you decided to get bangs… and then you were over them. Sadly, half the commitment of fringe is growing it out again. But while there’s nothing like that sweet moment when your hair finally reaches back into a ponytail without any help, the in-between phase shouldn’t be so frustrating that it deters you from making the chop in the first place. So if you’re stuck in a rut of endless bobby pins, look no further—these celebs prove that long bangs don’t have to be a hindrance, and can actually be a styling asset. (Yes, really!) Keep reading for some genius celeb-inspired ideas.