Thursday, December 22, 2011


Bangs. They're a hot topic these days. Well, in some circles they are...pretty sure most guys I know don't think twice about it. Anyway, I got my haircut last week. Just a trim (though I really wanted to chop it!) and got my bangs trimmed quite a bit. They were almost down to my mouth, and now they are just down to the top of my nose. I'd call them side-swept bangs, if you want to get all technical. A certain someone who shall remain nameless asked to see a photo of the new bangs. So, here you go.

hollywood red.
Let me just say, I have a lot to work on in the self-portrait arena (like how blew-out the highlights in these? Ugh.)... I think this may be the first time I've done a selfie and actually posted it for all the world to see. OK, so not that many people read my blog.  I know you're wondering about the lipstick - well I don't normally wear bright red lipstick around the house, while I'm in my comfy clothes but maybe I should. In case you like the red I'm sporting, it is Hollywood Red from Bobbi Brown.

(My first thought was to name this post, "to bang or not to bang, that is the question" but thankfully I thought twice about it.)

And while I'm at it, Happy "first day of the days getting longer" to you!


Amanda said...

S0 many things in this post made me smile and laugh. :)
I really, really like the bangs. If you're iffie on them, wait about 2 weeks. You may really love them! I almost always hate my hair when I first get it cut/trimmed/do something new and then a few weeks later I like it a lot more.

Red lipstick is awesome on you - I'm too chicken to even try it. Maybe that will make mundane household chores more enjoyable. :) ha!

Love your camera strap - adorable!

I happen to really like the tone/feel of your self-portrait, esp the first one and the double reflections. Give yourself a little grace - it's Christmas, after all!
Hugs to you today!

Anonymous said...

I liked your original title idea. ;) haha!

Love the bangs (which I also sport although mine are short and straight across my brows) and love the selfie. :)

Jessica said...

I really like your bangs, the way they are layered and face framing. Makes me wanna consider it... Darn you!! :)

Stacey said...


I think they are cute. And I agree with Amanda on the red lip stick, I would never ever have the guts to try it or I really don't think I could ever pull it off.

I'm still considering the bangs....although if I'm going to do it I'm going all out. Straight across the entire brow. My appointment is in two weeks....we'll see if I have the guts to actually do it!

Carla said...

You girls are brave. I can't do the bangs. I like them / think they're cute. I just can't do it.

They look good Andrea. Be brave. Take the self portrait. :)

Marvett Smith said...

I love the bangs!

Naomi said...

I heart bangs! Yours look great! I was uber brave and got bangs a few months ago, so glad i did! They are a bit more maintenance but they are worth it. Oh and you are rockin' that lipstick! That is one thing i could not pull off! ;)

Life with Kaishon said...

I like your bangs a lot : )

Shawntae said...

Love the bangs! I've been considering getting them again too. Whether I do or don't I still need a bunch cut off, because I think its the source of my neck pains and headaches. :/

I love the self portraits and the red lipstick looks great on you!

georgia b. said...

hilarious... that comment about thinking twice before naming your post.

love the bangs! i can not pull off bangs... wish i could. these are great selfies. lipstick and all. i, too, do not wear red lipstick ever. another thing i can not pull off. but you do!!

i usually post about the winter solstice when the days start to get longer... but i plum forgot about it this year. glad you reminded me. it's one of my most hopeful days!

Bunch of Barrons said...

Looks great!