How Do I Determine My Face Shape?

This easy trick will be a game changer.

For as long as I’ve been reading beauty and fashion magazines I’ve been trying to determine exactly what my face shape is. The most enticing part of learning how to choose a style based on your particular face shape is that it helps better cater your beauty routine.

Real talk, though: I never really understood how to determine my face shape. While so much of our appearance stays the same, your face shape can fluctuate through the years with weight loss or gain. Many women find their faces thinning out as they move into adulthood and determining the best haircut and style for their face shape can be complicated – and fluid. I’ve learned that the secret to figuring out your face shape is breaking your face down into different sections, determining the shape of each section, and seeing which category you fall into based on that combination. Keep reading for a quick and easy to guide to determining your face shape:

brunette woman round face shape
Shorter styles look gorgeous on women with round faces.

1. Round Face

You have a round face if the shape of your face looks like a circle a.k.a you have wider cheekbones and a thinner jaw and forehead. Style your hair in sleek face-framing bobs using Suave Professionals Luxe Style Infusion Weightless Blow Dry Spray for frizz-free and bouncy hair.

brunette woman square face shape
A square face shape is easy to determine because your features are one shape all the way down.

2. Square Face

You would fall into the square face shape category if your face is wide at all points—we’re talking forehead, cheekbones and jaw.

light brown hair oval face shape
Women with oval face shapes tend to have longer faces.

3. Oval Face

Women with oval-shaped faces have a wider forehead, narrow cheekbones and a thinner jawline. Pull your hair back to put your face shape at the center of attraction. Create center part styles and finish your look off with Suave Professionals Luxe Style Infusion Anti-Humidity Hairspray for a frizz-free finish.

woman with long brown hair and heart face shape
Model-worthy cheekbones? Yes, please.

4. Heart Face

A heart-shaped face looks like a broad forehead paired with wide cheekbones and a small chin.

woman with light brown hair and diamond face shape
A dainty chin is a sure sign of a diamond face shape.

5. Diamond Face

And lastly, a diamond-shaped face is categorized by a narrow chin and forehead and wider cheekbones. Try wavy looks on this face shape! Enhance your wavy styles using Suave Professionals Sea Salt Texturizing Spray to enhance the look and feel of your waves.