With the 2013 Presidential Inauguration now behind us, we can know fully focus on the year ahead – and really address Michelle Obama’s great new bangs. Hey, this was a huge change! You know it, we know it, even the President himself knows it: at a pre-Inauguration event, President Obama stated, “to address the most significant event of the weekend, I love her bangs.” To celebrate taking the plunge and making the chop (doesn’t the FLOTUS look amazing?!), we’ve chosen the best looking bunch of bangs. Take a peek and let us know: Do these inspire you to make the cut?
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Salma rocked the brow-grazing bangs at the LACMA 2012 Gala. We’d lose the side pieces, though.
Demi is known for changing up her look – and bangs aren’t exempt. This full look rounded out her features and drew attention to her eyes. So pretty!
A new set of bangs added interest to her sleek ‘do.
Talk about dramatic! The star’s full bangs took center stage in 2009.
The beauty showed that even curly girls can get in on the hair trend.
Eva went for the side-swept bang look in 2010, which really softened her features. We’re fans!
Nicole is the ultimate bang lover, with styles that range from super long to side swept and romantic. We’re obsessed with this fresh look she sported at a press day in 2012.
Blunt and beautiful – the actress was seen with choppy, short bangs at the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides premiere in 2011.
J.Lo never misses a style beat, and she was no exception in 2009 with a honey ‘do and soft, long bangs that hit just right.
The proud mami and actress wore an interesting parted style at a 2010 event. A new take on the usual style!