Find the right hairstyle for your face shape

Choosing the right hairstyle for your face shape is the best way to find a super flattering look. All face shapes have different angles and proportions, some of which we love and some of which we’d prefer to hide under our hair to balance our faces. That’s why finding the right look for your face is so beneficial! It’s a great way to accentuate and balance your beautiful features. Read on to find out more about face shapes and the hairstyles that are most flattering on them.

 

 

 

Oval-shaped face

Is your face longer than it is wide, and you have a rounded jawline and chin? Then, you’ve got an oval face shape. An oval-shaped face means your face is pretty balanced in terms of width. Oval faces are typically thought of as ‘ideal’ because finding a new hairstyle for your face shape is quite easy. Almost every look in the book, and on the runway, suits you.

woman with oval face shape and pixie haircut
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Take advantage of your balanced face shape and draw attention to your bone structure with a textured pixie cut.

Give this hairstyle for your face shape extra style and texture with TONI&GUY High Definition Spray Wax. This fabulous styling product’s formula gives you total flexibility, so you can rework your style when needed.

 

Round face shape

Is your chin rounded? Would you say the width of your face is similar to its length If you answered ‘Yes’ to the above, then you have a round face.

The trick to choosing a great hairstyle for your face shape is going for a style that makes your face look longer.

woman with round face shape and long curly hair
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This style for your face shape is all about the volume, and we’re totally here for it! Round-shaped faces look amazing when paired with shoulder-length curls or waves. We recommend loose curls that frame your face.

 

Heart-shaped face

Just like a heart, a heart-shaped face is narrowest at the chin and widest at the cheekbones and forehead.

When choosing hairstyles for your face shape, you need to focus on styles that create a balance between your forehead and slender jaw.

woman with heart shaped face and long hair
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Are you ready for your close up? The supermodel-inspired sleek centre part is beyond glam. It’s a great option if you’re looking for a look that’s sleek, modern and complementary to your face shape by balancing it.

 

Diamond face

Diamond-shape faces had beautiful high cheekbones, a narrow forehead and a narrow chin. Ladies with diamond faces have eye-catching cheekbones because your cheekbones are the widest part of your face.

Hairstyles for your face shape soften your angular facial structure and create a balance between your small chin and forehead, and your wider cheekbones.

woman with diamond shaped face and short blonde hair
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This hairstyle for diamond-shaped faces really lets you show off those glorious high cheekbones while creating a balance between your chin and forehead. The waves add volume in the lengths of your hair, while your side-swept fringe adds lift at your roots creating a vintage-inspired glamour hairstyle for face shape.

Keep your waves silky-smooth with a healthy shine. We love using the Toni & Guy Shine Spray for this.

 

Square-shaped face

Square faces are really easy to identify because you have a defined square jawline, and your forehead, jaw and cheekbones are about the same width.

With a square jawline, you should choose hairstyles that help to soften your angular features and accentuate your cheekbones.

woman with square shaped face and long ombre hair
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Soft layers are a great mid-length to long hairstyle for your face shape because the length helps balance your face, while the wave in your ends helps soften your square jaw.

 

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