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"Know that you have options and explore those options. Remember, you are not your bangs." - John Barrett, owner, JOHN BARRETT Salon
"Be sure to get regular trims to ensure that your hair is able to properly absorb moisture and vitamins; healthy hair is hair that grows. Every six weeks is best." - John Barrett, owner, JOHN BARRETT Salon
"Change up your part. A middle part will be a bit difficult to perfect with short bangs. Opt for an angled part and use a bit of weighted product (think styling clay) to keep flyaways and stray hairs tamed." - John Barrett, owner, JOHN BARRETT Salon
"Get a deep conditioning treatment or masque about every week or so to ensure that hair is properly moisturized, especially with the colder months ahead." - John Barrett, owner, JOHN BARRETT Salon
"Braid or twist your bangs into your desired style. This is a great way to disguise transitional bangs and no one will know what you're up to." - John Barrett, owner, JOHN BARRETT Salon
"Stay committed. No matter how frustrated you get with your bangs in your eyes or just looking awkward in general, do not trim or cut them or you’ll never grow them out. A center part can emphasize the awkwardness of bangs so try parting them at either side (right or left) which should help them blend in more as you grow them out." - Allen Ruiz, Aveda Global Style Director
"If they’ve grown to that annoying length where they’re constantly in your eyes, blow-dry your bangs every morning. Take a medium barrel round brush and curl them under as you blow-dry. Creating a bend while blow-drying will shorten them enough to keep them out of your eyes. You can also use a medium barrel curling iron to curl bangs under."  - Allen Ruiz, Aveda Global Style Director
"You can always slick them back! Apply a small amount of Aveda Smooth Infusion Glossing Straightener to damp hair and let dry naturally. If your fringe is resistant, slick it back and then secure with a headband to keep it in place." - Allen Ruiz, Aveda Global Style Director
"Invest in a "wiglet" or clip in "faux bangs", selecting a longer length to mask/blend shorter fringe. These are used a lot on photo shoots and celebrities use them to change up their look without a total bang commitment." - Erin Anderson, Woodley & Bunny co-owner and artistic director
"Great accessories will help ease the grow out. Headbands, bobbi pins and hats have come a long way in the fashion department. They now come in cool styles, colors, textures, widths and embellishments. Use them not only to assist with holding bangs back or away from the face, but as a "pop" to any outfit, like shoes or bags." - Erin Anderson, Woodley & Bunny co-owner and artistic director
"Have patience. Fringe usually doesn't take too long to grow out to a point where you can start blending them in with layers or changing the overall shape. You can always up your vitamin intake too.  Pre-natal vitamins seem to be the most popular and useful option to strengthen hair and enhance growth." - Erin Anderson, Woodley & Bunny co-owner and artistic director
"Keep a light holding wax or hairspray in your product arsenal. Since bangs are front and center, you want to go easy on the product. When damp, blow-dry them in the desired direction (back or to the side) and then set with the wax and/or hairspray. If you have a strong colic, blow-dry in the opposite direction using a bit of tension with hands or a brush. This will help the hair stay down and keep the colic under control." - Erin Anderson, Woodley & Bunny co-owner and artistic director