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Choosing the right haircut can be hard. There’s always that risk you take that you’ll hate it and have to let it grow out over the course of a few months. No one wants that. That’s why we’ve put together this handy little guide to the best cut for every face shape:
If your face is round, meaning that the length and width are the same, most cuts that are at least chin length, but ideally longer, will frame rounder face shapes well. To slenderize the face a few long, choppy layers on straight hair will definitely do the trick. A bit of wave also elongates and gives it some angle. Try a large barreled curling iron to create gentle bumps in big sections. It’s also easy to create this look heat-free. Just make 6-8 large braids with wet hair, keep in overnight and in the morning you’ll have glorious waves.
If you’re a round-faced gal, the perfect hairstyle for you will increase height and decrease width. Hair can only do so much in regards to the depth of your face, which has the tendency to appear flat. Round faces are known for their soft and less angular bone structure, so if your concern is depth related; you should look into contouring with makeup.
Ashanti is one celebrity with a round face and judging from many of the pictures I came across of her, I think her stylist knows it! A lot of her hairstyles aim to give her face some height and that’s a good thing. I did however come across some no no’s that I will be sharing with you.
The goal in styling an oblong face is to give it a wider dimension by decreasing its length. This can be rather challenging, but when it’s done right, your best features will be accentuated.
Kelly Rowland is one celebrity with this face shape that I find hits it one minute, and misses it the next. Keep reading for my list of do’s and don’ts for oblong face shapes.
By Lavette Slater
In order to choose the right haircut it is important to know the shape of your face. Knowing your face shape is key so that you will accentuate your positive features. A haircut that doesn’t fit you can actually take away from your look rather than be an exciting daring new adventure. A perfect cut that compliments you can literally change a perception. Hairstyles bring out radiance, personal style and personality. Your look shows who you are. If you are a mother/housewife, socialite, comedian by nature, or even a very serious business man/woman your look translates that. Here are some face shapes to help with your transition: