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FKA Twigs Brought A Whole New Meaning To "Beauty Is Pain" After Revealing The Real Reason She Wore Beaded Bangs

FKA Twigs Brought A Whole New Meaning To "Beauty Is Pain" After Revealing The Real Reason She Wore Beaded Bangs

FKA Twigs shared the unfortunate inspiration behind one of her most popular hairstyles.

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During British Vogue's latest Life in Looks episode, Twigs discussed the beaded twist bangs she wore to the Barclaycard Mercury Prize nominations launch in 2014.

FKA posing, adorned with a beaded headpiece and wearing a gray suit with black detailing
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“At the time, I’d actually been experimenting with bleaching my eyebrows, and I’d had an accident and I’d burnt off all the skin on my forehead,” Twigs said.

“My hairstylist Soichi [Inagaki] and I came up with this idea that I would have beads hanging really low to cover it up, so I could just be gorgey from here down.”

FKA with beaded braids holding an award, wearing a nose ring and a blazer
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She added, “Actually I think that some of the greatest fashion moments come from a mishap or a mistake, and it turns into a happy accident.”

FKA in a gray blazer over a black outfit holding an award at the Mercury Prize event
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Looking back, the singer-songwriter has no regrets. In fact, she believes her eyebrows burning off was a good thing because it led to a creative way to express herself through her hair.

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To learn more about Twigs's fashion and beauty choices throughout the years, check out her full Life in Looks episode below: