Dublin: 14 °C Wednesday 4 October, 2023
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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.

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

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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

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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…

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7. … and make a complete balls of it

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

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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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