This society’s always tryna tell you what to do with your body. Wear this! Shave that! Exfoliate all of those dangly parts! Blech, hate it.
But the greatest body-shaming of all, it sometimes seems, comes with deciding to get bangs. Everyone wants to weigh in on whether you’re ready for them, whether it’s your fault for letting your hair grow that long in the first place, and on and on. In this sketch from writer Beth Alexandroff, two women wrestle with the moral implications of getting bangs.