Find Your Face Shape
Your facial shape is the starting point to choosing a file that flatters you and compliments your features. And Ladies, remember these tips are not about hiding or changing your face shape, it’s about accentuating our beautiful features. No person is perfectly oval or perfectly square, what you are is perfectly you! Check out the easy guide below to find your face shape and explore hairstyles that will make look and feel beautiful.
Oval shape is slightly narrower at the jawline than the temple and your face is longer than you are wide. Oval shapes also have a rounder jawline. Think Julianne Moore, Oprah and Jamie Lee Curtis.
Try: There are so many options for oval face shapes because most hairstyles shapes work well. Short, medium and long lengths, plus styles swept away from face. You can do waves, curls and even short pixie cuts. Check out our Video for more ideas.
ROUND shape is as long as they are wide with round chin and jawline. Think Queen Latifah, Katie Couric and Adele.
Try: Styles that add height without adding extra width, so updos are great. Chin-length or longer styles with long layers and length and does volume at the crown. You can also do curls, but think loose and wavy instead tight and defined curls. Don’t be afraid to go short just add some volume on the top. Check out our Video for more ideas.
SQUARE face has an angular jawline and your cheek and your forehead are similar width apart and you are about the same width as you are length in your face. Think Demi Moore, Rhianna and Natalie Portman.
Try: Styles that lengthens the face and add fullness on top work best. Long hair and long layers look great on square faces. Short soft layered style work great as do bobs just below the chin length. Check out our Video for more ideas.
RECTANGULAR shape is slightly longer than you are wide, and you tend to have an angular jawline. This shape is similar to an oval shape which is longer but with a less angular jawline. Think Lucy Lu and Sandra Bullock for your rectangular face shaped sisters.
Try: Short to medium lengths, fullness at the sides, soft wispy bangs. For bangs think wispy and side-swept versus blunt and thick. Check out our Video for more ideas.
HEART or TRIANGLE shape is Wider at the temples and hairline, narrowing to a small chin. Think Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston and Halle Berry.
Try: Chin-length or longer styles, side parts, swept forward layers around the upper face, wispy bangs. You can go short too, think volume on top. Don’t be afraid of an up-do. Watch our Video for more information.