20 Best Hairstyles for Heart-Shaped Faces Every Pinay Can Try

Got a heart-shaped face? Check out this roundup of our favorite hairstyles for heart-shaped faces so you'll know the best look for you.

Do you notice your forehead being prominent and your face tapering down to a slightly pointy chin? If you do, then, you have a beautiful heart-shaped face. Not everyone has this unique face shape, and we’re here to embrace and celebrate it with you. And one way to do this is to help you find the best hairstyles for heart-shaped faces.

When you have a heart-shaped face, you can wear your hair long or short. You can even wear bangs! As long as the result is a balanced face shape that’s flattering for your facial features, it’s a good hairstyle for you. We’ve rounded up some looks to give you ideas, so read on and be guided on the hairstyles and haircuts for heart-shaped faces that look best on you.

Our Fave Hairstyles for Heart-Shaped Faces

1. Half Updo With Wispy Bangs

Asian woman with bangs and half updo hairstyle for heart-shaped faces
Try wispy bangs for a more relaxed look. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Bangs are a good way to help give balance and frame a heart-shaped face. If you want a soft-looking ‘do, go for wispy bangs. It looks laidback, relaxed, and doesn’t need much styling.

Bottle of TRESemme Keratin Smooth KERA10 Shampoo

Editor’s tip: Get smoother hair by using TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Shampoo. It has KERA10 Protein Complex, which goes into your hair up to 10 layers deep. It also gives your hair 10 salon benefits, which include making it soft, shiny, and smooth. This shampoo also has an anti-frizz and anti-humidity formulation, and it even helps in detangling and strengthening your hair. Pair it with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Serum Conditioner for best results. 

2. Long Hair With Wispy Bangs and Flower Crown

Asian woman with a heart-shaped face and long hair with bangs
Choose a slender flower crown to keep your look classy. Credit: Bernard Lee from Pexels

Instead of a half-updo, you can put on a flower crown to jazz up your long hair with wispy bangs. The result is a soft, romantic look that you can try when attending garden weddings.

3. Side Braid

Hairstyles for heart-shaped faces: Asian woman with a side braid
This braid flatters a heart-shaped face. Credit: Hariono Halim

A deep side part helps balance out the width of your forehead, while the side braid helps highlight your cheeks and jawline. Loosen a small section of hair on the side opposite the braid to make the hairstyle chic and romantic.

4. Long Side-Swept Bangs

Asian girl is smiling wearing an orange top and one of the hairstyles for heart-shaped faces
Have long, side-swept bangs to frame your heart-shaped face. Credit: Shutterstock

This is one of our favorite low maintenance hairstyles for heart-shaped faces! Flatter your heart-shaped face with long side-swept bangs hairstyle. As your forehead tends to be wider, the side-swept fringe balances that off and brings the focus to your eyes.

5. Half Updo With Blunt Bangs

Asian woman with heart-shaped face with a half updo wearing a striped shirt
Blunt bangs frame a heart-shaped face beautifully. Credit: Natasha Estelle

You can create this hairstyle for heart-shaped faces whether you have long or shoulder-length hair. Add blunt bangs and blow-dry them straight so they frame your face well. And to draw attention to your eyes and cheekbones rather than your forehead, keep your blunt bangs at eyebrow level.

Bottle of TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum

Editor’s tip: Make your hair easy to comb and style by applying TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Anti-Frizz Shine Serum to your hair before putting it in a half updo. This serum has keratin and marula oil, giving your hair five amazing benefits such as making it soft, calming frizz, detangling it, adding shine, and taming flyaways. 

6. Half Ponytail With Bow

Asian woman with wavy hair and a half ponytail with bow smiling
Look pretty with full bangs and a bow on top of your head. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

You can also glam up a simple half updo by tying a half ponytail high on your crown and wrapping a bow around your hair tie. Add waves and a full fringe if you’re gunning for a sweet, doll-like look, and let your bangs give balance to your heart-shaped face.

Bottle of Crich Organic Powerfusion Conditioner

Editor’s tip: Is your hair dry and difficult to comb? Use Cream Silk Rich Organic Powerfusion Rich Moisture Ultra Conditioner. It has shea butter and coconut oil that are known to moisturize your hair. This nature-powered conditioner also has different flora oils and extracts that keep your hair soft, smooth, and nourished. 

7. Hat

Asian woman wearing a hat and an off-shoulder top
A hat flatters a heart-shaped face. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Aside from helping disguise a bad hair day, a hat can also frame a heart-shaped face (and other long face shapes). Make your look casual and street-chic by going for hats with downward brims like cloche and bucket hats.

Dove Dermacare Scalp Shampoo bottle

Editor’s tip: Sweat and excess oil on your scalp can trigger dandruff. Avoid this by washing your hair with Dove Dermacare Scalp Soothing Moisture Shampoo. It is infused with Olacare Scalp Actives that help fight dandruff while leaving your scalp nourished and hydrated. It also leaves your hair soft and smooth and is gentle enough for everyday use. Complement this shampoo with Dove Dermacare Scalp Soothing Moisture Conditioner for best results. 

8. Sleek and Layered

Asian woman with long straight brown hair wearing a white shirt
Long and layered? It’s a yes for a heart-shaped face! Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Bangs aren’t the ones that can balance and frame a heart-shaped face. Layers can do that well, too. Layers both work on straight and wavy hair, but if you want a sleek and polished look, iron your long hair straight and keep frizz under control.

9. C-Shaped Bob With Side Bangs

Woman with short hair wearing a beret and sunglasses
This C-shaped bob looks fresh, and it’s flattering for heart-shaped faces. Credit: All Things Hair Team

Let a medium bob flatter your heart-shaped face by blow-drying and brushing the underside of your hair with a round brush. Meanwhile, side bangs help give balance to your face shape. Finish by putting on a beret to add oomph to your whole look.

10. Bouncy Blowout

Asian woman with bouncy hair wearing a black shirt
Whether you’re working or getting ready for a dinner date at home, a bouncy blowout is always a good hairstyle choice. Credit: Natasha Estelle

A little volume and bounce can help bring out your best features, like your cheekbones and gorgeous jawline. Achieve this ‘do by directing your blow-dryer nozzle near your roots to create bounce. Then, add volume to the rest of your hair by using a round brush while blow-drying.

11. Soft Waves With A Hair Clip

Hairstyles for heart-shaped faces: Asian woman with long wavy hair and a hair clip
Show off your long, bouncy hair with this hairstyle for heart-shaped faces. Credit: Hariono Halim

You can wear this hairstyle for heart-shaped faces when going on romantic dates, attending weddings, or seeing friends for lunch at a garden restaurant.

12. Bouncy Pixie Cut

girl wearing a sleeveless top and scarf around her neck is sporting a pixie cut which is one of the hairstyles for heart-shaped faces
A bit of bounce and volume at the top can help give your face balance. Credit: Shutterstock

A bouncy pixie cut is also one of the best hairstyles for heart-shaped faces. As most of the hair can be found at the top of your head, the bangs cover your forehead while showing off your gorgeous cheeks and jawline.

13. Long Choppy Bob

Asian woman with a choppy bob hairstyle wearing a blue printed dress
Layers and waves also complement a heart-shaped face. Credit: Hariono Halim

This long, choppy bob is definitely a winner because it frames your face and accentuates your cheekbones. The layers at the tip of your hair soften your slightly pointy chin, so go ahead and wear this bob hairstyle for heart-shaped faces.

14. Waterfall Braid

Hairstyles for heart-shaped faces: Asian woman with a waterfall braid smiling and wearing a white dress
Finish with a few spritzes of hairspray to help make your hairstyle last for hours. Credit: Hariono Halim

This half-up braided hairstyle is great for long and shoulder-length hair. Before you create a waterfall braid, curl your hair using a curling iron to make it look like your hair is cascading down your back. Then, part your hair on the side and start braiding from the side with less hair.

15. Straight Lob

Closeup shot of a woman with straight long bob wearing a black one-shoulder dress
Go for a sleek lob if you want a simple but sexy look. Credit: indigitalimages.com

A sleek and straight lob can also work with your heart-shaped face. If you’re wearing this ‘do with a center part, let your hair fall on the side of your cheeks to let it frame your face and give it a more balanced shape.

16. Short Hair Curls

Asian woman with short curly hair wearing a white top
Short curly hair can complement a heart-shaped face, too. Credit: Hariono Halim

Got natural curls? You’re in luck because short curly hair can complement a heart-shaped face when you cut and style it correctly. If you’re going for a pixie cut or very short bob, let the top of your hair be thicker so the volume can help veer attention away from your prominent forehead and chin.

Bottle of Tresemme Detox & Nourish Shampoo

Editor’s tip: Keep your curls nourished without weighing them down by using TRESemmé Detox & Nourish Shampoo. It has green tea extract, Hawaiian ginger root extract, and tea tree oil that all have anti-oxidant and detoxifying properties. It gently and deeply cleanses your hair. Use it with TRESemmé Detox & Nourish Serum Conditioner, which provides lightweight conditioning and leaves your hair smooth. 

17. Bob with Side Part

Asian woman with a side-parted short hairstyle for heart-shaped faces
Create a side part to help make your forehead appear less wide. Credit: Shutterstock

This is one of the best hairstyles for heart-shaped faces because it lets a good part of the hair slightly cover your forehead. It is similar to a hairstyle with side-swept bangs—only without the fringe. In the same way, it draws attention to your cheekbones and eyes too.

Editor’s tip: Keep your hair fresh by washing it with Sunsilk Naturals Watermelon Freshness Shampoo. This will help keep your hair from going limp and sticky, which is common when it is humid. Use this shampoo every day to leave your hair refreshed, cool, and volumized. 

18. Brushed Back Layered Hair

girl wearing a white top has her hands crossed over her chest while smiling at the camera
Keep your hair’s volume and bounce. Credit: Shutterstock

You don’t always have to cover your forehead when you have a heart-shaped face. You can wear a brushed-back ‘do. Just maintain the bounce and volume so your forehead and chin have some sort of a backdrop instead of being prominent. A layered, shoulder-length hair is perfect for a brushed-back style.

19. Long Hair With Big Waves

Asian woman with long wavy hairstyle wearing a long-sleeved gray top
Big waves add glam to your everyday look. Credit: Hariono Halim

Waves are a great accent too, just as layers are. A wavy hairstyle exudes youth, sweetness, and life. Make big waves using a curler with a large barrel if you want a romantic look with subtle glam. You can even add a curly side fringe into the mix!

20. Head Wrap

Woman with long hair with a white head wrap smiling outdoors
Just put on a head wrap on a bad hair day to look chic in a snap. Credit: Shutterstock

Got only a minute to style your hair? Put on a head wrap. Aside from being a pretty hair accessory, a head wrap helps make your forehead less prominent, and it’s perfect for those with heart-shaped faces, too. It’s also great if you’re in the mood for something ’80s.

There are so many hairstyles that you can choose from. The best hairstyles for heart-shaped faces can even be combined to create an even newer look, so feel free to experiment. And most importantly, have fun!