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If you’ve ever considered taking matters into your own hands (quite literally) and cutting your own hair, you should know you’ve got the support of Lena Dunham, who thinks everyone should cut their own hair at least once in their lives. Seriously.

Whether you’re the kinda girl who only trusts your mane to a professional, or would feel totally cool giving yourself a new cut, Lena makes a pretty solid case for how liberating it can be to grab the scissors yourself in an essay for Vogue.

She documents her numerous hair adventures, and explains that it all began when she was just 12-years-old.

She explains that she went on to give herself new looks in high school and college, much to the dismay of her parents and classmates. But Lena says it’s the best way for her to express her own individuality, and truly feel like herself.

And, as she mentions, the most beautiful thing about hair? “It’ll grow back. It will always grow back.” YASSS, girl. We’re inspired.