Picking the right hairstyle isn’t so easy. But, it will change your overall appearance. Long hair or short hair? The layered hairstyle of a pixie cut? It is all about coordinating your haircut with your face shape. This will help you cover your flaws and accentuate your best features.
There are many different face shapes such as round, diamond, oval. Each one of them is beautiful, and it is up to you to pick the right hairstyle. We prepared a quick but helpful guide for you. Once you go through it, you will know where to start.
1. Round face
Round faces have the same length of both face and cheekbones. You need to make your face appear longer than it is. Long hairstyles will best suit you. Also, side-swept bangs will cover the cheek area. If you wear a bob hairstyle, add some texture. Or, you can experiment with a sleek high ponytail. Adding some volume on the crown of your head will also elongate the face.
Another helpful tip is to experiment with texture. Go for beach waves to draw the attention away from the round features. One thing that you want to avoid are short layers. They are meant to add fulness, so avoid them at all costs.
2. Oval face
Women that have an oval face are considered to be the luckiest ones. This specific face shape is wide and long and is considered to have the perfect proportions. If your face is a little bit longer than its width, congratulations. You are one of the lucky ladies that can wear any hairstyle.
You would want to add some gentle layers that fall on the cheekbones or lips. This will accentuate the features of your face. A short pixie or an asymmetrical bob will look excellent if you want to experiment. Or, you can stick with the all-time favorite beachy waves.
3. Square face
Women with square faces are considered to be photogenic. They have strong and defined jawlines, so there is a need to soften this feature. You can easily do that with long hair with soft layers. They will make a square face appear more feminine.
Avoid styles that will accentuate the jawline and add width in that area. Short eccentric bob hairstyles and bangs are the ones that you should avoid at all costs. Instead, feel free to embrace long textures bob and the side-part. Long effortless waves are another way to go.
4. Long face
If you have a long face, stay away from long hairstyles. This will elongate the face even more. Shoulder length is the optimal choice. Also, opt for creating width. Layers are perfect for a long face, and you can enhance them with loose curls. Bangs are also a very good choice, as they can shorten the face.
5. Heart-shaped face
Ladies with heart-shaped faces are very lucky as well. They can get away with almost any hairstyle out there. The things that you need to do are: to add length to the face and to make the narrow chin wider than it is. Softening hairstyles are a nice way to go. Bangs will cover the wide forehead, so feel free to experiment with different types. If you don’t know where to start from, go for side-swept bangs.
When it comes to length, go for medium or long. You can try long bob hairstyles as well. Enhance your style with gentle and loose waves. Or, keep it straight and let your hair frame your face. One thing that you want to avoid is too short hairstyles.
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