Hairstyles for oval faces: What looks great on this versatile face shape

Kat | 13 September 2018
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What are the best hairstyles for oval faces? Read on to find out. 

Your face shape is key in choosing the right hairstyle. Of course, you will want to sport a hairstyle that flatters your features. Some face shapes may be challenging to deal with, but if you have an oval face, you are one of the lucky ones! You can rock almost any hairstyle—updo, down ‘do, long, or short. We’ve rounded up some of the best hairstyles for oval faces, so you won’t be overwhelmed with plenty of choices. Take your pick!



5 Pretty hairstyles for oval faces



Hairstyles for oval faces: Asian woman with long wavy hair
A tousled ‘do lets you have wavy hair without using heat.

1. Long and wavy

This can be your go-to hairstyle because of its versatility. You can wear it from day to night—from the office straight to the bar. Make your hair wavy using a flat iron or blow dryer. You can also create lovely waves by going for a tousled look. All you need are hair pins.

Editor’s tip: Protect your hair from heat damage when using a flat iron or blow dryer by spritzing TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Smoothing Spray on your locks.

Hairstyles for oval faces: Woman with low ponytail
A sleek ponytail looks chic no matter your outfit. Credit: Shutterstock

2. Low ponytail

Never underestimate this seemingly basic hairstyle. A sleek and polished ponytail can make you ooze with confidence and style whether you’re closing deals at the boardroom or clinking champagne glasses at a party. A low ponytail can also let you survive a hot day when you want to get hair off your face nut don’t want to put it in an updo. Indeed, this simple ‘do is one of the best hairstyles for oval faces.

Editor’s tip: Nail the sleek look by making sure your hair is free from frizz and fly-aways. Apply a drop of TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops on your ponytail to achieve this. 

Hairstyles for oval faces: Woman with long black hair wearing red headband
Having a bad hair day? No one will notice if you wear a bright-colored headband. Credit: Shutterstock

3. Down ‘do with headband

Not in the mood to style your hair? Put on a headband. That’s it! You can pick a headband in a striking color to serve as an accent on your dark hair. Also, use shampoo and conditioner that will make your hair soft and manageable so it stays gorgeous whether it’s styled or not.

Editor’s tip: Wash hair with DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo and DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner to keep your strands healthy. These hair care products also help add volume to your hair and give it that beautiful bounce. 

Hairstyles for oval faces: Asian woman with bun hairstyle and side swept bangs
Side-swept bangs add a quirky touch to a bun hairstyle. Credit: Shutterstock

4. Bun with side bangs

You can get side bangs and let them frame your face beautifully whenever you want to put your hair up. Choose from different bun hairstyles, whether you like a laidback low bun or a chic and neat ballerina bun. For your bangs, blow dry them after showering and add texture by applying a small amount of hair wax.

Editor’s tip: Spritz TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray on your bun to help it last all day long. 

Hairstyles for oval faces: Woman with short and curly hair
Highlight your gorgeous oval face with curly hair. Credit: Shutterstock

5. Short and curly

Rock short hair with an oval face. Short hair will help show off your proportional facial features. A chin-length do will even help accentuate your jawline. To make your hairstyle more interesting, you can curl it. Just make sure you spritz heat protectant on your hair before you touch that curling iron.

Editor’s tip: Apply TONI&GUY Volume Plumping Mousse on your hair to add volume and help define your curls. 

Get the products you need for these hairstyles by using these links:
TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Smoothing Spray
TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops
DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo
DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner
TONI&GUY Volume Plumping Mousse

Look chic 24/7 with these hairstyles for oval faces. Bookmark this page so you’ll always be reminded of the amazing things you can do to your hair.

Next read: If you’re planning to get bangs, know which type of fringe suits your face shape. This way, you won’t leave the salon regretting your haircut. 

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