5 Ways to Deal with a Bad Haircut
Get advice from the pros on how to cope with the aftermath (without chopping it all off and starting from scratch).
The Problem: Bangs—When You Didn't Want Them
Let hair accessories be your saving grace, says Melville. Use bobby pins to pin back and tame unruly bangs, or tie a scarf (silk tends to slip less) around the crown of your head like a headband—playing with the width and placement to keep bangs under cover. To help bangs appear longer as they grow out, hold your blow-dryer above them and blow straight down. While your hair is still warm, use your hand to hold the bangs flat against your forehead for a few seconds.