Find The Right Hairstyle For Your Face Shape

September 1, 2014
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Finding the perfect hairstyle for your face is all about accentuating your best features and bringing your face to life but if you don’t know what shape your face is then that could be the reason why you may have been choosing hairstyles that aren’t flattering your features.

So here are some tips for finding your face shape and the hairstyles that suit best:

Oval face shapes:

  1. The length of your face is equal to one and a half times the width
  2. Your forehead and jaw are the same width
  • For shoulder length hair try a centre part, but to avoid looking too severe try adding some soft waves
  • Bangs across the brow line can break up the length of your face
  • Hairstyles swept from the side also work well with oval shaped faces

Find The Right Hairstyle For Your Face Shape

Round face shapes:

  1. Your face is circular in shape
  2. The length of your face is approximately the same as the width
  • Side swept bangs make the face appear longer
  • A long collarbone skimming bob makes the face appear slimmer and try adding some curls at the bottom to add angles and break up the chin area

Find The Right Hairstyle For Your Face Shape

Heart face shapes:

  1. Your forehead and cheekbones will be wide
  2. Your jawline will be narrow and your chin comes to point
  • Try a collarbone length cut with side sweeping bangs that will take the attention away from the chin and narrow your forehead
  • Shoulder length loose waves soften angles on the bottom of your face

Find The Right Hairstyle For Your Face Shape

Square face shapes:

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  1. Your forehead is broad
  2. Your jaw is angular and is almost as wide as your cheekbones
  • Side swept bangs that graze the brow along with shoulder length layers disguise the angular jaw
  • If you have a fringe ensure that the sides are longer than the middle of the fringe to avoid your face looking even more angular

Find The Right Hairstyle For Your Face Shape

Diamond face shapes:

  1. Your hairline is narrow
  2. Starting just below your ears, your jawline comes to a point at your chin
  • Plenty of layers will keep your face looking open
  • Hairstyles with the hair pulled back off the face are best to avoid your face looking narrow

Find The Right Hairstyle For Your Face Shape

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