Inspired by Bettie Page's Iconic Bangs, Here's How to Get the Best Fringe of Your Life

How to get the best bangs
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When it comes to '50s pin-up style and beauty inspiration, few can beat out Bettie Page's iconic look.

The model, who would have turned 92 today, became widely recognized in the '50s thanks to her jet-black hair, piercing blue eyes, crimson lips, and short bangs. Not only was Page breathtakingly beautiful, but also still influences many stars' (hello, Dita Von Teese and Katy Perry!) red carpet hair choices. It's no surprise that the timeless beauty is giving us serious fringe envy, so we rounded up three steps to snag your best set of bangs, in honor of her birthday.

1. Research Current Stars' Takes on Fringe See what's out there and get inspired by today's celebrity ’dos. You'd be surprised how many stars are still taking cues from Page's iconic baby bangs. Beyoncé, we're looking at you.

2. Choose a Flattering Shape Oval, square, heart-shaped? Find out which set of bangs work best with your face shape, according to top hairstylists.

3. Keep Them Looking Bangin' It's no secret that hair up-keep, particularly when it comes to bangs, can be a daunting experience---especially if you can't make it to the salon. But it doesn't have to be. Check out our foolproof guide for trimming your own bangs.

PHOTOS: Find the Best Bangs for Your Face Shape

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