Did you know there are many face shapes which go with certain hairstyles.
When choosing the perfect hairstyle , it is important to know your face shape. A hairstyle that isn’t flattering your face can lead to a disaster!
Your hairstyle says a lot about you. Choose one that will make you proud! There are many face shapes, including oval, square, heart, heart, and oblong. Knowing your face shape will help you save time, money, energy, and effort before you decide on your next look.
Are you unsure how to proceed? These steps will help you determine the shape of your face.
1. You can either pull your hair into a ponytail or braid it into cornrows.
2. Take a look in the mirror, and use the following chart to analyze your face.
3. Select the most beautiful face
1. Take a picture of yourself with your hair pulled back or swept away from your face.
2. Take a look in the mirror, and use the following chart to analyze your face.
3. Select the most beautiful face.
Congratulations! You have mastered the art and science of styling hair.
There are many hairstyles to suit your face, no matter how squared or round it is. Let’s get to it!
You can also have a heart-shaped face.
These are the characteristics of a heart-shaped smile:
- If your face is heart-shaped it will be wider at the top than at the bottom.
- Your forehead is the largest part of your face, and your chin is pointed.
This is the most difficult face type to navigate out of all. We’ve got your back!
These are some hairstyles for a heart-shaped head:
You will look stunning with ponytails and they will highlight your hidden features like cheekbones and eyes. This style will make you shine! No matter what style you prefer, there’s a ponytail that suits your needs.
To make your edges flawless, you can use our Edge Control while styling your ponytail.
Bobs are great for people with heart-shaped faces. The best thing about bobs? There are so many options! You can look amazing in a bob of any length, whether it is short, medium or long. These bobs will shape your face correctly and focus your attention on your best features. They are available in a variety of styles for women, including straight or curly.
Ponytails aren’t the only option when it comes to updos. There are many styles of updos that you can do, and almost any hairstyle from bobs to braids can be turned into an updo if it is long enough.
They are elegant and suitable for all occasions, including work. This style is easy to achieve and takes very little maintenance . This style also highlights your facial features and gives you a royal appearance. Updos can be natural or braided. They add style and flair to any face shape.
Round Shaped Face
If your face is oval-shaped, it will be circled.
These characteristics will be present in a round face shape:
- Faces are equal in width and length. This creates a circle.
- The widths of the jawline and forehead are approximately equal.
- Your cheekbones are the most prominent part of your face.
These styles are great for round faces.
If you have a round face, join the “short hair don’t matter” gang.
Pixie Cuts will make you look amazing and add just the right amount to your edge. You will have a more defined face and a more interesting appearance. You can spice up your look with different colors and finger waves or shaved sides.
Ghana braids can be cute and convenient. They also make a great hairstyle. These braids are easy to maintain and great for vacationing. You can spice them up by adding hair jewelry or different patterns.
Round faces can be shaped by balding, believe it or not.
A bald head is only for a certain type of woman, and you might be that woman! While some people avoid shaving their heads entirely, your face shape is ideal for this look.
Bald hair is a great choice if you are moving from natural to relaxed hair.
You can add some fun to the look by adding a splash of color or shaved styles. You can also wear a wig if you want to change it up.
Oval Shaped Face
If your face shape is oval, your forehead might be slightly larger than your chin or wider than its width.
These styles are perfect for oval-shaped faces:
Tapered Curly Fro
If you have an oval-shaped facial shape, tapered curly fros will look great on your face. These are great for women who love to experiment with something fun and unique.
You can wear this style if you don’t want to cut your hair. There are other options, such as quick weavings, crochet and clip-ins.
You can make this look more glamorous by using different curl patterns or a splash of color.
Bun with Chinese Bangs
This cute hairstyle is so stylish and trendy: a hair bun with Chinese bangs. This stylish hairstyle will complement your face perfectly. This style is easy to maintain and will bring you the life you want. This style can be adjusted to suit your needs, no matter how messy or clean you are.
Braids look great, and box braids are a go-to protective style that will show off your facial structure. They can be styled in many ways and worn for up to three months if you take care of them.
Box braids can be a great way to protect your hair and encourage hair growth.
This style is ideal for vacations, or if you simply want to reduce your get-ready time.
Oblong Face Shape
Oblongs are slightly longer and slimmer than ovals.
These styles go well with the Oblong shape of the face:
Do you have long hair? Join the club! Your face shape is ideal for styling styles that require longer hair. You can have your sew in or natural hairstyles. Longer hair allows for more versatility and lets you change your look easily.
You can add even more sparkle with highlights, ombre or beach curls.
Clip-ins can be used to achieve long hair. Clip-ins can be used in almost any color, texture and length.
Lemonade braids, which are trendy and cute, are one of the most loved styles. They are a popular style that has been worn by everyone, from celebrities to influencers like Beyonce. These unique sunglasses are a great way to protect your eyes and highlight your smile.
These braids are a variation on the Fulani tribe’s Fulani braid design. These braids were named Lemonade braids after Beyonce wore them in the visuals of Lemonade.
These can be worn for a while but you are free to change things up. For extra style and culture, add hair jewelry to this look!
Medium Length Hair/Weaves
Weaves or hair of medium length are ideal for your face shape. It’s not too short or too long and can shape your face easily. There are many styles you can choose from, including wavy, straight, and kinky. You can add color to make your look stand out!
Square face shape
Square-shaped faces can be found just like round-shaped faces. It may look boxy if it is square. Your jaw and chin will be the same width.
A square face has minimal curves. When it comes to width, your forehead, cheekbones and jaw are roughly the same.
Some squares have faces as large as their length, while others have faces that are wider than they are long. Others are more rectangular and longer. Choose makeup and hairstyles that balance out this shape.
These styles are great for square faces.
Big Curly Hair/Weaves
Who doesn’t love big hair? Who wouldn’t love to have big hair at some point in their lives? You can rock big hair no matter what your face shape is! Big hair can come in many forms, so it doesn’t matter if you want a natural afro, or a funky-looking wig.
History has seen big hair become a popular trend, starting with high-end Victorian wigs and 60’s beehives to the massive 70s fro that is still worn by many people today.
You can have fun with your hairstyles!
These goddess locs are very popular. This style is beautiful and elegant for special occasions as well as everyday wear. These dreadlocks are more delicate and are stunning.
Hair extensions can be used in almost any length or color.
They can be styled in many different ways. There are many styles you can use to style faux locs. This style, similar to box braids can be worn for up to 3+ months provided it is well maintained. This style can be made more striking with hair jewelry!
This is not just for men, but it’s also great for women.
This style will make your face look more attractive and highlight your facial features like eyes and lips. This style will look great on you, no matter what your hairstyle is.
Once you’ve got a good idea of the styles that will best suit you, you can pick your favorite and book a stylist to help you!
Although we have provided a guideline for a range of hairstyles that suit each face type, you don’t need to stick to one style. These styles work best for each face shape, but you can break the rules because no two faces are the same.
What look are you going to rock next? Which face shape are you? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.