Find the Perfect Cut for Your Face Shape

Try on Reese Witherspoon's haircut now! For an easy, low-maintenance classic haircut , guys can get a crew cut or buzz cut. A comb over fade or slicked back undercut is a good choice to balance the roundness of your face. For a softer look, a textured pompadour is a good option as the natural hair on the top will help to relax the harder lines of your face. The extra hair on the sides will thicken dimensions around your ears. Once named the No.

The Best Hairstyles for Face Shapes

Round Face, Short

Softer lines and layers are better for this face shape, working to soften its natural angles. Wide at the temples and hairline, gradually narrowing to a point at the chin, the fairly rare heart face shape benefits from a few optical illusions to make it appear better proportioned.

Facial hair is also key in this case, adding some much-needed bulk to a narrow chin and jawline. Due to its narrow forehead and wide jawline, a triangular face requires the opposite treatment of a heart shape.

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Then, take the following measurements, recording each as you go: Measure across your face from the peak of one eyebrow arch to the peak of the opposite arch. Measure across your cheekbones, starting and ending at the pointiest part below the outer corner of each eye. Measure from tip of your chin to below your ear at the point at which your jaw angles upwards. Multiply that number by two to get your jawline measurement.

Measure from the centre of your hairline to the tip of your chin. Face length is greater than the width of the cheekbones, and forehead is greater than the jawline. The angle of the jaw is rounded rather than sharp. All measurements are fairly similar. The angle of the jaw is sharp rather than rounded.

Face length is the greatest measurement. Forehead, cheekbones, and jawline are similar in size. Cheekbones and face length have a similar measurement. They are larger than forehead and jawline, which also have a similar measurement.

Examples of a male celebrities with a round faces are Elijah Wood and Jack Black. Similar to the round face, keep the sides leaner and short, while wearing the top longer and styled a bit higher. Keep the hair clean around the ears and make sure the style mirrors the square shape of the face — this will help make the square face shape pop. Think of David Beckham. He got it right. Nick Lachey is another celebrity with a square face shape. Most any style is suitable as this is considered the ideal face shape.

That said, attention should be paid to other prominent features such as the nose and position of the eyes and ears. If you fall into the Oval category, consider yourself lucky as almost any style will look good on you.

Actors with oval face shapes include Barry Watson and Jude Law. A style which is longer on the sides and short on top will make the face appear less long and provide better balance. Go with a cut that has some layers and is worn so the front hairline is disguised. A neatly groomed beard can help provide additional balance. Glasses can also provide balance by dividing the face and drawing attention away from the length of the face.

Eminem and Keifer Sutherland are stars with long faces. To balance out a triangular face shape, choose a style that will narrow your forehead area and add the illusion of width to the chin.

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