Know the Best Hairstyles for Your Face Shape With These Apps

Never suffer through a bad haircut again - Download these apps and find out which hairstyles flatter your face shape before you hit the salon.

You see your favourite celeb sporting this new trendy haircut, and then you decide to get it for yourself. Straight away, you realise 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. Good news is, there are now so many face shape apps out there which can help you find out which hairstyles will suit you before you get the chop.

Wondering “what hairstyle suits me?” Here are 6 apps that make the whole figuring out process a lot easier. Check out these apps and download, stat!

Hairstyles For Your Face Shape By Gregorio Bello

Screenshot of Hairstyles for Your Face Shape by Gregorio Bello app
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 hair styling. So the next time you head over to the salon for a cut, take a selfie and try it on first. 

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iOS devices

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Editor’s tip: Whatever haircut you’re going for, make sure your hair is in its best condition. Wash it regularly with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shampoo to make your hair sleek, frizz-free, and manageable. Use it with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Oil to keep your hair from drying out. This way, you can rock any haircut and hairstyle you want.

Hairstyles To Try On

Screenshot of Hairstyles to Try on by KBMSoft ApS. 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 colour. 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.

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iOS devices

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.

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iOS devices

Android devices

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: triangle, 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 hair styling tips based on your face shape.

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iOS devices

Hairstyle Makeover

Screenshot of 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 to your friends to get their opinions on your chosen hairstyle!

And guys, this one’s good for you too as it also lets you try on different types of moustaches and beards.

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iOS devices

Golden Ratio Face

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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.

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iOS devices

Android devices

Now that you know what apps to use to determine the best hairstyles for your face shape, it will be easier for you to decide on which hairstyle to go for when you step foot in the salon. Make sure to use this list to guide you in making the decision. But of course, it’s still up to you on what hairstyle would make you feel good and beautiful from the inside out!


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