Face shapes are one of the most important factors with the simple addition of correct hairstyle you can boost your facial features.
After reading this you will be getting far ahead of knowledge on how you can rock your current hairstyle, and if not which hairstyle will suit you better. In the last blog, I discussed the different factors to consider while going for the new hairstyle.
So now, I will be explaining you the characteristics of every face shape so that you can easily change your hairstyle and choose the correct one.
Let’s hop into it.
So, what are the face shapes and why they are important:
All of us have different kinds of face shapes which make us look more unique than others, they help to define different characteristics of the face like eyebrows, jawline, chin area and cheekbones.
For starters, if you want to know easily what is your face shape you can try this simple trick:
1. Stand in front of the close mirror which can help you focus more on your face.
2.Take a tape and measure the width of the:
Forehead area by marking with tape on the mirror.
Same way measure the area below the eyes:
And at last measure the length of the face:
Now just look at the marking of tape on the mirror and see how face face shapes by reading below:
1.OVAL FACE SHAPE:
1. Face gracefully tapers towards the chin (as we move downward from head to chin face shape started to tighten up)
2. Wide forehead- width of the forehead is more as compared to other features like cheekbones or jawline
3. Prominent cheekbones- oval face shapes had standout cheekbones which are attractive and helps to stand out from others.
4. Termed as the ideal face shape.
RECOMMENDED HAIRSTYLES FOR OVAL FACE SHAPE:
ROAD TO ACE TIP(RTA): this face shape is termed as the ideal face shape so you can try different variations of hairstyle, just mix and match and see which one goes best for you, this face shape is most ideal to explore different hairstyles. So don’t fear as most of the things will suit you.
2.OBLONG FACE SHAPE:
1.Face gracefully tapers towards the chin (as we move downward from head to chin face shape started to tighten up)
2.Long face structure- oblong face shape had the long face which makes their face looks lengthier
3.Elongated features from forehead to chin- length of the face is more than the width of the face
4.Some have prominent chin(standout)
RECOMMENDED HAIRSTYLES FOR OBLONG FACE SHAPE:
ROAD TO ACE TIP(RTA): Don’t try to shorter the side area of hair or sideburns as it will make your face look more longer and try to keep your hair shorter from the top as it will make your face look even longer.
3.ROUND FACE SHAPE:
1.face width and length almost the same- the width and the length of the round face shape is almost the same
2.widest at the cheeks- cheekbone area is the widest in round face shape, face fat can gradually make your face rounder and fatter.
RECOMMENDED HAIRSTYLES FOR ROUND FACE SHAPE:
ROAD TO ACE TIP(RTA): Try to eat chewing gum for face fat reduction as with the rise in body fat face will be looking more fat so to minimise the face fat try to do face exercise and for the hairstyle try to make your sides shorter with adding height on top of your hair.
4.SQUARE FACE SHAPE:
1. Forehead, cheekbones and jawline are almost the same in width which helps to get to try to explore different hair trends more
2.Square and bossy jawline is the prominent feature as square face shape does have the best jawline in all 8 face shapes.
RECOMMENDED HAIRSTYLES FOR SQUARE FACE SHAPE:
ROAD TO ACE TIP(RTA): Go with hairstyles with more short hairs from sides this will help your jawline to be more define and muscular, it will enhance your facial features.
5.HEART FACE SHAPE:
1.Face strongly taper towards chin- as we move below from forehead to chin area the face shape keeps on getting to reduce in thickness.
2.Chin tends to be pointy
3.The forehead may be the prominent feature- As the forehead of most of the heart-shaped face is wider, so most of the focus will be on the forehead.
RECOMMENDED HAIRSTYLES FOR HEART FACE SHAPE:
ROAD TO ACE TIP(RTA): Try not to make your hair move upwards more as will make your face long. Keep it as you like from the sides focus on your upper head area. As the chin is like pointy in this face shape.
6.DIAMOND FACE SHAPE:
1.The face is somewhat bony and highly angular- this face shape is prominent where the bone structure of the face is highlighted.
2.Widest at temples (forehead side area)
3.Not as common as compare to other face shapes as this face shape Is not common and less DIAMOND FACE SHAPED are out there as compare to other face shapes.
RECOMMENDED HAIRSTYLES FOR DIAMOND FACE SHAPE:
ROAD TO ACE TIP(RTA): If you want the muscular look you can shorten your sides which will enhance your cheekbone area and if you want to look more of a classy side try to not to get shorter hair on sides.
7.RECTANGLE FACE SHAPE:
1.Hybrid of the oval or oblong and square-shaped face – it is a mixture of 2 face shapes either it can be oval or square or oval and square.
2.The long face with angular edges
3.A square jaw and a face that’s longer than it is wide- the face is less wider than the jaw.
RECOMMENDED HAIRSTYLES FOR RECTANGLE FACE SHAPE:
ROAD TO ACE(TIP): Go with hairstyles with more short hairs from sides this will help your jawline to be more defines and muscular, it will enhance your facial features, just try to keep your hair shorter from the top as it will help you to make your face look less long.
IMPORTANT NOTE: TO GET THE BETTER PICTURE ABOUT YOUR FACE SHAPE IF YOU ARE KEEPING BEARD MAKE IT SHORT, TRIM IT DOWN SO THAT YOU CAN FOCUS ON YOUR FACE AREA.