Can You Pull Off Bangs?

Jean Godfrey-June, Lucky magazine

Q: I'm thinking about getting bangs. Is there a way to figure out if they'll look good?­ -Laura

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A: Dear Laura,

Yes-in fact there are so many that you may never actually get the bangs, so fun is the researching part. On dailymakeover​.com, you upload a photo of yourself (or use a picture of a model who shares your face shape) and try on different hairstyles. They have several bang options (though no glamorous Jane Birkin, above, who is the ultimate bangs-wearer of all time), and you can paste them right onto the image of your face. It also has a free mobile try-on app in the iTunes store (as do and where you can change your hair and makeup on photos you've uploaded.

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Similarly, allows you to click on images of different celebrities to see how your face looks with their hair (they have a vast famous-person selection, from Jessica Alba to Jennifer Hudson to Snooki). Many celebrities get bang extensions-a track of hair that clips in and seriously looks natural-which are a way to truly try on the look before you go all in. Ken Paves (famously the hairdresser/BFF of Jessica Simpson) makes great, very affordable ones (at

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