For Women: Hairstyles That Work For Different Face Shapes

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First, check the image to determine your face shape. Second, Check this chart and click on an appropriate face shape provided below:

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OvalLongRound – SquareHeart – Diamond

Oval Face

Most hairstyles look good on this face shape. However, hairstyles that add a lot of volume at the top must be avoided as they elongate the oval-ness.

Hairstyles that look smashing on an oval-shaped face are:

i) Blunt or side-swept bangs — draw attention to your eyes

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ii) Heavier layers, especially around the face, add weight and give you a balanced look.

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iii) Bobs are ideal for oval shaped faces because they give you a balanced look.

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iv) A short pixie cut looks stunning. Side swept fringes to your cheekbones and jawline.

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v) Short crops with side-swept bangs draw focus towards the eyes and jawline.

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Round Face

i) Shorter layers lengthen the face.

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ii) Layered Bangs slim down the face.

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iii) Long hair looks great because it creates the illusion of length in the face (by suppressing the sides/roundness)

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iv) Mixed-length layers because these too slim down the face.

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v ) Angled bangs because these make your face appear thinner.

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vi) Don’t choose curls because they add roundness to the face. Loose waves will look better because these slim your face.

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vii) TopKnots look good because these elongate your face.

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viii) A high ponytail also works because it makes your face appear longer and slimmer.

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ix) Side-swept bangs create angles on your forehead and elongate the face.

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x) Ponytail also works well because its volume adds length to your face.

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xi) Voluminous waves also work because they balance the roundness.

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xii) Spiky bob cut makes a round face appear oval.

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xiii) Pixie Cut with long Sided bangs also makes your face appear oval and longer.

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xiv) A sky bun also adds height to the face.

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Long Face

i) Side swept bangs or chin-length bobs create the illusion of width.

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ii) Short haircuts work, long one don’t because long hair style drags down the face and makes it appear longer. If you want to sport long hair then use any of the styles mentioned in our tips, and not anything else.

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iii) Bobs and layers look great because they add width.

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iv) A shoulder length straight hairstyle looks good and highlights your face, showing off your jawline and bone structure.

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v) Wavy and curly hair also looks good because it widens the face.

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vi) If you have a large forehead, work with Fringes because these cover the forehead and balance the face nicely.

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vii) A Blunt or Rounded Bang also looks cool because it shortens the face.

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viii) A Low Pony also nicely balances out the face shape.

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ix) Eye Grazing Bangs divert focus to your eyes and look cool too.

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x) Long Layers work well because they create an illusion of fullness (around the jaw). Side swept long layers work good too.

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Heart-shaped Face

i) Shorter cuts balance the face and should be preferred.

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ii) Pixies and fringes look chic.

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iii) Face Framing Bob cuts that end right underneath the chin highlight cheekbones and really draw attention to the face.

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iv) Loose/flowing waves balance your face nicely by softening the angles at the bottom.

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vii) Long hair parted at the center creates vertical lines that make the face appear longer.

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vii) Face framing layers nicely shape the jaw area and make the chin appear less narrow.

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viii) Shoulder length flip style adds volume to the jaw area and balance out the face.

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viii) Long, side-swept bangs because this sort of hairstyle will take attention away from the top of your face and towards the eyes.

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Diamond Face

i) A Chin-length bob it adds width to your chin area and makes it appear less narrow.

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ii) Heard of Brigitte Bardot, the sex symbol of the 50s and 60s? Get her hairstyle on. Brigitte Bardot bangs add fullness and length and make your face appear oval.

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iii) Deep Side Part style softens the edges and angles of the face by shifting focus away from the width.

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iv) Bangs that fall to the centre of your face look good because they cover your forehead and divert attention from the mid and lower face.

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v) Long Flicks nicely frame the face and take away all the harshness from the edges.

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vi) Long hairstyles look cool because they reduce facial width.

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Square Face

i) Long loose waves hide the wide jaw and make the face appear oval.

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ii) Angled bobs also look cool because they elongate the face

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iii) Eye skimming bangs cover the square forehead and draw attention to the eyes.

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iv) An off centre parting also nicely coats the forehead and makes your face appear oval.

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v) Rounded fringes also cover the forehead and the sides thereby slimming and elongating your face at the same time.

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vi) Straight angular bob also creates the illusion of an oval-shaped face

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vii) Voluminous angular bobs nicely balance an angular jaw and make the face appear longer

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