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Lucy Hale Makes a Case For Bangs in the Summer

Lucy Hale Makes Summer's Most Polarising Haircut Look GOOD

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Have you seen Lucy Hale's bang-up new hairstyle, posted on Instagram last night? Kristin Ess, the celebrity hairstylist who's worked with the likes of Lauren Conrad and Jenna Dewan, just posted a boomerang of the actress with some serious '70s-era fringe — and, as you might expect, it's caused some Pretty Little Liars-level hype. But Ess gave POPSUGAR the scoop, and confirmed that things aren't always as they seem.

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"These are fake bangs," she said. "And actually, this is an old look we did about a year and a half ago."

Still, that doesn't mean you can't use Hale's faux fringe as your ultimate summer hair inspiration. Because TBH, even though people typically reserve bangs for the cooler months — when forehead sweat or the sticky humidity isn't as much of an issue — we're loving this look for a breezy summer day, as well. Pair it with wide leg jeans and a printed tunic, and we're basically all killing the throwback game.

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