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Does a fringe make you look youger? Quick poll!

(19 Posts)
Pinkflipflop Wed 10-Nov-10 18:24:38

Following on from another fringe question, I wondered if people think fringes make ladies look younger?

I would love, love, love a full fringe but can't because of cowslick. I have a side fringe, but as my hair is wavy it takes lots of styling.

Also - does a straight side frings and wavy hair look ridiculous?

Sorry, lots of q's rolled into 1!!

EdgarAirbombPoe Wed 10-Nov-10 18:25:28


though they can reduce a larger forehead.

deliciousdevilwoman Wed 10-Nov-10 18:28:15

Yes, can make you long younger. Especially a long, sweeping side fringe. Sexy to boot!

snowmummy Wed 10-Nov-10 19:53:12


Rainbowdropping Wed 10-Nov-10 19:54:33

They hide forehead wrinkles!

Faaamily Wed 10-Nov-10 19:55:26

I think they can be really ageing, actually.

chandellina Thu 11-Nov-10 08:24:09

it depends on the person. if it would suit you anyway, great. if it's just a way to cover up wrinkles and give the momentary illusion you are a small child, no.

sarah293 Thu 11-Nov-10 08:26:02

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southeastastra Thu 11-Nov-10 08:27:07

yes, if you want to look 11

sarah293 Thu 11-Nov-10 08:30:07

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Meggles76 Thu 11-Nov-10 08:31:41

I think it is more to do with whether or not a fringe suits your hair type and your face. Had a fringe in the past but felt it only really looked OK if I was wearing my hair up... have just spent many months growing it out <chore>

southeastastra Thu 11-Nov-10 08:34:08

(imo then) though i don't think it does her many favours

sarah293 Thu 11-Nov-10 08:36:15

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ForMashGetSmash Thu 11-Nov-10 08:39:55

I was going to ask this! I also have a cowlick and waves and want a full hope though.Even a straightner won't ake it lie flat.

Butterbur Thu 11-Nov-10 08:47:26

Choppy hair round your face, rather than pulled back, is flattering as you get older (IMO). Harsh hairstyles only suit the young and perfect of feature.

littledolly Thu 11-Nov-10 08:50:11

I got one recently after my hairdresser trying to talk me into it for ages. My cowslick was beginning to show slightly and now I have got rid of that problem.

Not sure on the looking younger, but it definitely brought my difficult to do anything with hair up to date - and is great for hiding eyebrows in need of a pluck!

RamblingRosa Thu 11-Nov-10 08:56:25

I think they do make you look longer. I find a quick blast with the hairdryer and a going over with GHDs gets rid of the most stubborn curls/frizz.

BunnyLebowski Thu 11-Nov-10 10:46:05

I wanted a full fringe for years and kept getting fobbed off by hairdressers bent on giving me the 90's Rachel mummy do (which with my thick hair made me look like a bit like this.

So a few years ago after a bottle of wine my mate did it for me and I've had it like this ever since!!

It suits my face and my wannabe pin-up kinda look. And yes I do think that in most cases fringes make you look younger!

MaudOHara Thu 11-Nov-10 10:51:51

Fringe conceals forehead wrinkles and the number 11s between the brows

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