When you are planning to update your hairstyle, you need to take into account your face shape. There are so many different hairstyles, and there are so many different face structures. You need to know what your face shape is and then decide on your hairstyle. You will not only look good, but your appearance will also improve manifold. Many of us think that our face shape is round, but in reality, there are six different shapes. So let us help you determine your face shape before you go ahead and pick the hairstyle.
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Look at the mirror and observe your face structure carefully. Do you have a broad jaw or a narrow one? What about your check bones? Do you have a pointy chin or a round/square one? The answers to all these questions will help you determine your face shape, and this, in turn, will make it easier to select your hairstyle.
Oval face shape and the preferred hairstyle
In this face structure, the length of the face will be one and half times the width with a wider forehead compared to the chin. Your hairstyle should belong with a fringe in the front so that your forehead remains covered. You can opt for light curls and can change your hair color as well. Select the hair color depending on your skin tone.
Round face shape and the preferred hairstyle
Your cheeks are prominent, and both the length and width of your face are equal. You can opt for a short crop for that distinct look. Try out a dark hair color so that your look is intense and mystifying.
Square face shape and the preferred hairstyle
Girls with square face shapes have a prominent jaw and chin. In fact, both the jawline and the chin are of the same width. Hence you need to opt for a hairstyle that will soften the overall effect and give you a more balanced look. Opt for a shoulder-length hair with side bangs for that girlie look.
Oblong face shape and the preferred hairstyle
Many of us confuse an oblong face with an oval one, but there is a difference between the two. The oblong face is a bit longer with a pointy chin. Opt for shoulder-length hair in jet black color. If you want, you can opt for soft curls as well. This style will celebrate the length of your face.
Heart face shape and the preferred hairstyle
In this face structure, you have a pointy chin with a narrow jawline, but both your forehead and your cheekbones are wide. Keep your hair side-parted with mid-length so that if you want, you can opt for a ponytail at any time. Decide on your hair color depending on your skin tone.
Diamond face shape and the preferred hairstyle
In this face shape, the cheekbones are the widest part of your face while the jawline and forehead are narrow. Curls will look great on you, especially if you have shoulder-length hair. Keep your hair open at all times for that distinct look.
So what is your face structure? Go ahead and find out and decide on your hairstyle accordingly.
Author’s Bio: Beauty and fashion blogger Pulak Das has edited the above article from her great passion in this area. She loves to get stylish hair extensions in the party and workplace most of the time.