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8 reasons why having a fringe is actually very stressful

Rain + fringe = sticking head under hand dryer.

1. The expectations are so much better than the reality

You fully expect to look like this everyday.

FOX's New Girl Screening - Los Angeles Source: AP/Press Association Images

When in reality, it can end up looking more like this.

dwight Source: YouTube

Nice bangs.

2. Let’s be honest — they simply aren’t compatible with the Irish climate

Save for those rare few weeks in the year, having a fringe in Ireland can lead to a lot of unwanted grief/standing under hand dryers.

3. Bitty fringes are an inevitability

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Above: actual representation of a bitty fringe.

4. In fact, you’ll always be cursed with a bitty fringe on the exact same days as someone decides to take a photo of you


5. The actual effort of maintaining them, though

hair Source: Flickr

That means regular trims and frequent trips to the hairdresser.

Who even has time for that?

6. At some point in your fringe’s life, you will look this up…

bangs Source: lalastar2015/YouTube

7. … and make a complete balls of it

8. Before going back to your hairdresser with your tail between your legs

giphy (2) Source: keptyn/Tumblr

And thus initiating the vicious circle once again.

8. Until you decide to grow it out, that is. Then, you’re in for a world of pain


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