How To Choose The Right Hairstyles For Your Face Shape

Face shapes

Tips on how to get the perfect haircuts for your face shapes

Before you choose a hairstyle, you need to know your face shape, and it is important! Even the trendiest of hairstyles may not suit a person if it does not suit the shape of his face.

Face shapes
Face shapes

The hair style should be selected carefully, just because a wrong hair style which doesn’t suit you means you will still have to wear your hair that way till the hair grows, or you will need to cover up your new undesirable haircut with caps, hats or tie it up. So, to avoid these bad hairstyles disasters, it is important that you learn what kind of haircut is right for you. The most important thing you need to remember is understand what face shape you have, and then choose the one that goes with it.

Different Face Shapes

Find a mirror or look at a photo of yourself that has the hair off your face and find the best match from the following descriptions and pictures. It’s important to remember that even though your face may not be an exact match of any single shape, it will resemble one shape over all.

haircuts for different face shapes
haircuts for different face shapes

Oval Face Shape

Length is equal to one and a half times width. The forehead and jaw are the same width. The oval face shape is the most perfect and pleasing face shape. That is why we see so many models and film stars, who are considered the epitome of beauty, with oval shaped faces.

Square Face Shape

Oval Face Shape
Oval Face Shape

Square face shape Strong and broad forehead. Angular jaw. Short and medium length hair suits a square face. To soften the look of a square face, women should opt for bangs as well as layers.

Round Face Shape

Round Face Shape
Round Face Shape

Round face shape Circular shaped. Length is approximately equal to width. If you have round face shape, hairstyles which are either very short or which fall below the chin are well suited for a round face. Also, you can try the pixie cuts. Check out these gorgeous short pixie cuts for round faces. Some of you may think the bobs are not the right choice for round faces, well, there are a lot version of modern bobs, check out this post to find the best bob cuts for round faces.

Oblong Face Shape

Oblong Face  Shape
Oblong Face Shape

Face is longer than it is wide. Long, straight cheek line. The appearance of the lengthy face can be minimized by hairstyles which support bangs as well as thick hair on the sides of the face. You can choose medium or short hair styles.

Triangular Face Shape

Triangular Face Shape
Triangular Face Shape

Triangular face shape Forehead and cheekbones are narrow. Jawline is wide. Women with triangular shaped faces should opt for hairstyles that balance out their wide jawline.

Heart Face Shape

Heart Face Shape
Heart Face Shape

Heart face shape Wide at the forehead and cheekbones.Narrow at the jawline. Long hair or chin length hairstyles, with a side parting and swept forward layers on the upper face are most suited for a woman with a heart shaped face.

Diamond Face Shape

Diamond Face Shape
Diamond Face Shape

Diamond face shape Forehead and jawline are narrow. Cheekbones are wide and high. Hairstyles that suit a heart-shaped face will suit a diamond-shaped face as well. Any hairstyle that adds weight near the jawline will suit a diamond-shaped face.

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