Know the Best Hairstyles for Your Face Shape Through These Apps

Download and find out which hairstyles flatter your face shape. It's so much better than a magic mirror!

You see your favorite celeb sporting this new trendy haircut, and then you decide to get it for yourself. Minutes later, you realize it looks rather horrible on you and you immediately regret your decision. Has this happened to you before? The problem isn’t you but on the haircut that doesn’t flatter your face shape. The good news is, there’s a whole lot you can do now to determine the best hairstyles for your face shapes. Here are apps that make the whole figuring-out process a lot easier. Check out these apps and download, stat!

1. Hairstyles for Your Face Shape by Gregorio Bello

Hairstyles for Your Face Shape by Gregorio Bello
Hairstyles for Your Face Shape by Gregorio Bello. Credit: App Store

This app doesn’t only help you identify your actual face shape. It also suggests hairstyles that would look perfect with it and allows you to upload your picture to virtually try the different hairstyles and haircuts. This way, you’ll know how you look in each one.

The app also provides specific hairstyling tips for different face shapes which help you make your face look balanced, and your features proportionate with each other through hairstyling. So the next time you head over to the salon for a cut, take a selfie and try it on first. We bet a magic mirror can’t beat that!

2. Face Shape by Firestorm SRL

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Face Shape by Firestorm SRL. Credit: The App Store

This is an app with a very easy-to-use interface, which helps you figure out your face shape. It also provides guidelines to help you enhance the overall aspect of your face, including hairstyles that would flatter your features. Unlike the other two, you can’t really “try on” different hairstyles, but the tips on getting the perfect hairstyle for different face shapes are very detailed and would be really helpful.

3. Hairstyle to Try On

hairstyles to try on app
Hairstyles to Try on by KBMSoft ApS. Credit: The App Store

This app helps you understand what cuts and styles suit your face shape by providing information and tips on different hairstyles. Using this app, you can also virtually try on various hairstyles, haircuts, and hair color. Just take your photo and upload or just use one from your camera roll and get ready to discover what hairstyle suits you best.

The formula to a perfect haircut involves a little bit of geometry. You need to be able to correctly determine your face shape to know the haircuts and hairstyles that would give you the look you’re hoping to achieve. It’s one of the main factors you need to take into consideration when you’re choosing a style because not all haircuts are flattering on every face type.

4. My Face Shape Meter

Photoo of Face Shape Meter app
Discover what your face shape is, plain and simple. Credit: App Store

Now if what you need is to simply know your face shape, this app is as simple and direct as it can be in making that happen. The Face Shape Meter allows you to take a photo of yourself or upload an existing one, and then it gives a quick analysis by outlining your face and then arriving at the results of what your face shape is.

5. Find Your Face Shape

Find Your Face Shape App
Get hairstyling tips suitable for your face shape. Credit: App Store

From the same creator of the Hairstyles for Your Face Shape app, this one’s a simpler version that gives you your face shape based on the basic seven shapes: oval, square, round, heart, oblong, and diamond. Once you upload a photo, it identifies your face shape within seconds. And like the other apps, this one also offers hairstyling tips based on your face shape.

6. Hairstyle Makeover

Hairstyle Makeover App
Have fun mixing and matching hairstyles. Credit: App Store

Using a very easy-to-use interface, you can use this app to mix and match hairstyles to your photo. While this won’t exactly give you the exact face shape that you have, it does allow you to experiment with how certain hairstyles and hair lengths would look on you. Another extra perk is how it lets you share the photo with your friends to get their opinions on your chosen hairstyle!

7. Golden Ratio Face

Golden Ratio app
Get a face score analysis for a better face shape guide. Credit: App Store

More than giving you what your face shape is, the Golden Ratio Face app gives you a face score analysis based on your facial symmetry and structure. Of course, this score isn’t and shouldn’t be the basis of your perceived beauty but merely a guide on how you would go about choosing the hairstyle that would flatter your natural features.

8. Measure Your Face Instantly

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Find out your face shape instantly.

The app recognizes the importance of knowing your face shape to decide on the best hairstyle for you. With just your phone’s camera, it can measure your face’s shape by drawing lines on your face. This helps determine your face shape. After finding out your face shape, it can also suggest the best hairstyles that are suitable for you and bring out your best features. And yes, it has over 120 different hairstyles to choose from.

9. Hair Alone: Hairstyle Makeover

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Hair Alone but never alone in determining your face shape.

This app is changing the way women learn about how to style themselves, especially their hair. It is like having your own personal hair consultant at your own fingertips. You can upload your photo for hair analysis and after knowing more about your hair, the app will identify the best hairstyles for you. Then, it also suggests a new hair color and provides personalized care and styling advice.

10. HiFace

HiFace face shape app
Find the right look for you through HiFace. Credit: Google Play

This app helps you determine your face shape and find hairstyles and hair colors that suit you. It even gives you personalized advice on hair and beard styles. Aside from hairstyles, the app also lets you try on different makeup looks through its filters and helps you pick the right eyeglasses for your face shape. So cool!

Asian woman with long hair and bangs wearing a teal dress
What’s your face shape? Credit: Natasha Estelle

No matter what haircut or hairstyle you go for, it is important to use products that help you achieve your hair goals. Do you want long, beautiful hair? Do want to maintain a short, bouncy haircut? Don’t worry, because we’ll help you pick the right products so you can nail any hairstyle for your face shape. Here are our recommendations.

1. For Long Hair

We recommend: Cream Silk Ultimate Reborn Long & Luscious Tri-Oleo Conditioner

This new conditioner has Tri-Oleo Complex, which consists argan oil, marula oil, and rosehip oil. These three ultra-nourishing and lightweight oils help strengthen, smoothen, and moisturize your hair. Cream Silk Ultimate Reborn Long & Luscious Tri-Oleo Conditioner also makes your hair fibers beautiful and nourished as they grow long, thanks to its Fibra-Boost Complex.

2. For Smoother Hair

We recommend: TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Shampoo

TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Shampoo has KERA10 Protein Complex, which penetrates your hair up to 10 layers deep and gives your hair 10 salon benefits in just one wash. It makes your hair soft, smooth, and shiny. Plus, it has an anti-frizz and anti-humidity formulation.

This keratin shampoo also detangles and strengthens your hair, protects it from heat, tames flyaways, and keeps it fragrant. Use it with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Serum Conditioner for best results.

3. For Damage-Free Hair

We recommend: Dove Keratin Repair 1 Minute Serum Conditioner

If you often curl or straighten your hair using heat-styling tools, use this serum conditioner every day to help your hair bounce back from damage. Dove Keratin Repair 1 Minute Serum Conditioner has keratin-infused capsules that go deep into your strands to repair damage from within. It leaves your hair recovered, beautiful, and resilient to future damage in just one minute.

4. For Fragrant Hair

We recommend: Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Shampoo

Whether your hair is long or short, you’d want it to smell fresh all day. For this, use Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Hair. It has five floral essences that make your hair five times smoother and more fragrant. It also helps make your hair easy to manage and style.

5. For Dandruff-Free Hair

We recommend: CLEAR Complete Soft Care Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

If you often see flakes on your hair, or if your scalp is itchy, try CLEAR Complete Soft Care Anti-Dandruff Shampoo. It has Triple Anti-Dandruff Technology that helps in removing, resisting, and preventing dandruff. It also has amino acids that leave your scalp and hair nourished.

Now that you can determine the best hairstyles for your face shape, it will be easier for you to decide on which hairstyle to go for. Have fun!

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