Mindy Kaling Debuts Bangs, Wanted to Look Like "One of Pharrell's Friends"

Celebrity Beauty Apr. 8, 2014 AT 11:55AM
Mindy Kaling without bangs and after a haircut Credit: David Livingston/Getty; Courtesy of Mindy Kaling

Ever struggled to describe the look you're going for to your hairstylist?

Well, Mindy Kaling solved that problem for women everywhere. For a styling session for her appearance on Chelsea Lately, The Mindy Project star, 34, told her stylists that she wanted to look like "one of Pharrell's friends," according to her post on Instagram on April 7.

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Hairstylist Clariss Rubenstein ran with it and gave Kaling bangs and long, face-framing layers, while makeup artist Katey Denno defined the star's eyes and added a bright pink lip.

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The bestselling author then completed the edgy look with a Helmut Lang blazer and shirt, Marc Jacobs jewelry, and Gucci shoes.

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However, the bangs were short-lived. Later that night, Kaling posted fringe-free pictures, but, at least, kept the perky pink lip.

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