This article was originally published on Kueez
Have you ever gotten bored and decided to try and give yourself bangs? The second you start cutting, you are filled with instant regret, but there is no turning back. If you learned anything from that situation, it is not to cut your hair impulsively, and that your hair will grow back. These people are just learning that lesson with these embarrassing DIY haircuts that went horribly wrong. Continue reading to see some people that will be wearing hats for a while.
1. Avatar: The Last Hairbender
If at first, you don't succeed, shave your hair into an arrow and call yourself the last Airbender. What could possibly go wrong?
Hopefully, your hair grows quickly or you might have to dress up as this character until the arrow fades.
2. Benjamin Button Is That You?
This boy's hair looks like only his head aged 70 years. Do you think he shaved his head or someone else did this for him?
This is like when your kids are playing, and one of them comes out of the room looking like this little boy and says, "we played barbershop, and I got a haircut."
3. Dumb And Dumber
If anyone is unfamiliar with the movie Dumb and Dumber, it stars Jim Carey and Jeff Daniels, and Jim Carey's character has this goofy looking bowl cut like the right picture. This person accidentally gave themselves the same haircut as Jim Carey's character.
He looks like the character from the movie has aged a few years and is now out there, giving himself bowl cuts at home.
4. "What Did I Do?"
When you put off getting your haircut until a world pandemic shuts everything down, and then you are forced to let your girlfriend cut your hair.
She has never touched a pair of cutting sheers or a trimmer before, and this is the outcome.
5. When You Try To Give Yourself A Fade
When you ask for a skin fade and end up with the same haircut as the supreme leader of North Korea!
Does anyone else feel the need to itch their neck after looking at the hair clippings just sitting there?
6. When Google Maps Marks The Starting Point
If you compare this haircut to other ones on this list, it is not that bad, but we aren't sure what their original idea was behind this haircut.
This is like the modern-day rat tail. If you are not familiar with the rat tail, keep scrolling to find out what it looks like.
7. Steps Are The New Fade
A fashionable haircut for men is a fade. The hairdresser will use different clippers to go from very short to long, and it is a hard skill to master.
People are at home trying to give themselves fades, and it can turn out like this. Where do those stairs lead to?
8. Toupee Or Bad Haircut?
You know those scenes in movies when a man is wearing a toupee and it gets pulled off so he quickly plops it back on his head all messy and out of place? That is what this haircut looks like.
How does one mess up their hairline like that? Did he take an electric clipper and run them across the front of his head like that scene in How the Grinch Stole Christmas?
9. Mini Mohawk
When you let your dad decide how to cut your hair, and he gives you a mohawk. He doesn't seem too upset with his new hairstyle.
His dad looks like he expected his son to hate it, and he was very nervous for the reveal.
10. A Bit Patchy
When the person who is cutting your hair says, "uh oh," and you start freaking out because you can't see what they are doing. He looks petrified, and he has a good reason to be.
The person must have forgotten to change the length of the clippers after buzzing the lower portion.
11. Bowl Cut In Full Force
Instead of trying to achieve a perfect fade, this person went straight for the bowl cut. At least it came out straight.
If you can make this style work, then more power to you, bowl cuts are a hard look to pull off because they aren't cute.
12. When Your 11 Year Old Wants To Play Barber
"Hey dad, can we play barber, I promise I won't actually cut your hair." "Ok, son, but don't touch my head."
Those were his last words before he heard the clippers turn on and then hair was being shaved off.
13. He Must Have Been A Bit Squirmy
When you take your child to a hairdresser, it is difficult for them to sit still. This person thought that their son would sit still for a haircut at home, and they were very wrong.
This is like a patchwork quilt; no two spots are the same. He probably won't care since he is so young, but how do you fix that?
14. That Blend Though
It seems like bowl cuts are coming back into fashion because no one knows how to do a fade at home.
In the men's haircutting community, 2020 will forever be known as the year bowl cuts came back into style.
15. Totally Even
Cutting women's hair is not easy. You have to make sure the hair is even in the front and the back. This can be difficult to achieve when you cut your hair at home.
This girl was trying to cut her hair and ended up with shorter hair in the back than the front. It looks like she is going to have to off more than she planned.
16. Never Let Your Wife Cut Your Hair
This man let his wife cut his hair, and since they are stuck in quarantine, she promised that there will be many more haircuts in the future.
Practice makes perfect, so hopefully, she will improve, and his haircuts will get better over time.
17. When It Doesn't Turn Out Like The YouTube Video
When you watch a YouTube video and follow every step correctly, and somehow your finished product looks nothing like the video.
You know what they say, "Business on the bottom, party on the top." He was so close to getting it right.
18. The New Mullet
The mullet was a big hair trend in the '80s, and people are bringing it back today with a modern twist.
This also looks like a bowl cut mixed that was not fully finished because they left a patch of hair in the back.
19. Never Run And Cut Your Hair At The Same Time
Was there an earthquake while he was cutting the back of his head? We hope someone was there to even out the patchy neck area.
Do you know when you look at the clouds and see shapes? If you look at it like that, it seems like he was trying to write mom in his hairline, but it came out messy.
20. Improvements Will Be Made....
He is determined to improve his haircutting skills while his barber is closed. It is always nice to see someone trying a new hobby and work hard to master it.
Hopefully, he makes some improvements before he really messes up his hair. The first attempt was a little shaky.
21. Not As Bad As Others
When you try to cut and color your hair at home and end up looking like a member of a '90s boy band.
Although it is not bad, we don't think this was the look he had envisioned. Maybe he will start this decades version of the Backstreet Boys.
23. Real Good By Whose Standards?
This guy is very confident in his haircutting skills, but he probably hasn't checked the back of his head yet.
He is having trouble blending that harsh line he created, but we are sure that with time it will get better, hopefully.
22. She Tried Her Best
We don't know who needs to hear this, but whatever you do, do not try to give yourself bangs. Put down the scissors immediately and rethink why you wanted bangs.
Did you recently go through a breakup? Were you really bored and stuck in your home for an entire month? Whatever the reason may be, do not give yourself bangs.
24. Battle Wounds
Cutting your hair with an electric clipper can be dangerous. This guy accidentally cut his ear while he was trying to shave the back of his head.
We don't know what makes us more uncomfortable, his bloody ear, or all that itchy hair sitting on his sweater.
25. "Just Give Me Three Pigtails"
If you were a fan of The Simpsons, you would probably remember Krusty the Clown with his three tufts of hair. This guy must have been a big fan of the show and wanted to have the same hairstyle.
Maybe he was trying to change his look and try out a new style. It takes a few tries to get the hairstyle that works for you.
26. When You Lose A Bet
Have you ever made a bet with your friends not expecting to lose? This person didn't think he would have to let his friends give him a haircut, but he ended up in a crappy situation.
He can either shave off the rest of the hair or walk around with this unique style.
27. 1999 Described In One Picture
1999 was a questionable year when it came to hairstyles and fashion. It was the end of a century and people were trying new styles to bring in the 2000s.
This guy was trying to recreate one of those styles, and he should have left this look in the '90s.
28. What's Better Than One Mohawk? Three.
Mohawks are a funky style that is popular in the punk scene. This guy was going for the ultimate punk look and decided to try three mohawks.
The more mohawks you can create, the more stylish it will look. What is the record for the most mohawks on one head?
29. Hair On Fleek
Why have a beard when you can just have the outline of one? It goes perfectly with his wild mullet.
He probably should have rethought this style before going through with it. We don't know when this look was ever in fashion.
30. His Hair Matches His Frown
Have you ever gotten a haircut, and you instantly hated it, but you don't want to offend your hairdresser, so you try to hide your disappointment?
This man looks like he is trying to hide his sadness because he knows his haircut is bad.
31. "Use The Whole Tube Of Gel"
When it is scorching outside, and your hair starts to stick to your face because you are sweating so much. It might look something like this hairstyle.
We don't know how much gel was used to make this look, but we are guessing that his hair is not moving anytime soon.
32. Money On The Mind
So this man asked his friend to cut his hair and said, "I want something that says high fashion, and looks expensive." His friend replied, "Say no more."
This looks screams money, and he doesn't have to carry around a wallet anymore because he keeps his money in his hair.
33. A Little Bit Of Everything
When you want to have a shaved head, a comb-over, and long flowing locks in one look. This is the outcome of wanting all those looks in one.
It might be challenging to see through all that hair, but who cares when you look that good.
34. You Like My Hair? Gee Thanks Just Bought It
If you got it, flaunt it. This man is trying to make the most of the hair that is left on his head.
Maybe he is trying to cover up a bad haircut, and this was the best he could do.
35. There's A Lizard On Your Head
When you love your pet lizard so much that you shave your hair to look like him, it is hard to be away from our beloved pets, but is it necessary to put them on your head.
How many times do you think someone said, "sir, you have something on your head."
36. Ratatouille Part 2
The beloved Disney movie, Ratatouille, is back for a second movie, and this time Remy, the rat, has learned to conceal himself as hair.
His tail has grown a little longer, but that can be tucked under the chef's hat.
37. The Hair Hat
When you want to wear a hat, but you don't want to ruin your new hairstyle. This man has thought of a compromise to fix that problem.
Just be careful not to bend the brim because it won't go back into place.
38. "I Want A Mustache But On My Head."
Sometimes it is hard to decide between two different mustache looks, so this man had one mustache on his lip and the other on his head.
He is seeing which style people like more so he can decide for his next barber appointment.
39. "You Know What A Rake Looks Like? Yeah I Want That"
Pauly D from The Jersey Shore always rocks a blowout, and this guy is challenging him to see who has the best blowout.
How much gel and effort did it take to achieve this style? It must have taken a long time to get this to stay in place.
40. He's An Angel
He wanted to look like a nice guy, so he had a halo shaved into his hair. He looks like an angel, right?
We wonder if anyone thought he was a real angel when he walked out of the house.
41. Her Mom Did This On Purpose
When you were little, did you ever try to give yourself a haircut? It may have turned out something like this little girls hairstyle.
She didn't do this to herself, her mom gave her this haircut, and it ended up turning out like this. Some things should be left to hairdressers.
42. Is Growing Your Hair Out That Bad?
When your barber is closed so you decide to give yourself a haircut because you can't wait for it to be open again.
After giving yourself a bad haircut, you might regret not letting it grow out some more.
43. "Just Leave The Top Long"
When you try to leave the top of your hair long, but end up looking like you have someone else's hair on your head.
The top looks like he had to get some kind of wig to cover-up a mistake he made when he was cutting.
44. Four Children, No Improvement
This mom has four sons, and she wanted to give them all haircuts. She thought there would be some improvement by the fourth child, but it just kept getting worse.
She tried her best, but it seems like they are going to be stuck with these haircuts for a while.
45. Children's Bowl Cut
Bowl cuts aren't just for adults; they work for children as well. This little boy's mom gave him a bowl cut, and it doesn't look that bad on him.
Out of all the bowl cuts on this list, his is by far the most adorable.