What “shape” your face is in will help you decide if short hairstyles are right for your hair?
Short hairstyles are appealing for so many reasons — ease, comfort, style, and versatility. But one of the best things about short hairstyles is how attractive they make women look…some women that is.
Unfortunately, not every face was made for short hairstyles. So if you want to know if short hairstyles are right for you, you first need to determine the shape of your face.
Your salon stylist is the best person to give you advice for deciding between short hairstyles, a medium hairstyle, and a long hairstyle or long layered hairstyle, but the following “face guide” will give you a good foundation for your decision.
- Short Hairstyles and Oval Faces -If you have an oval-shaped face, you’re in luck. You can wear hair of any length.
- Short Hairstyles and Square Faces -If your face is square, avoid super-short cuts.
- Short Hairstyles and Round Faces – If your face is round, you need height and some length to balance it. Another tip is to look for short hairstyles with enough hair at the sides to partly conceal apple cheeks.
- Short Hairstyles and Long Faces – Also, long facial shapes are dragged by long hair, but if hair is too short, a pointed chin becomes a focal point.
Smart Tip: A great way to figure out whether you’ll look good in short hair is to experiment with wigs. Wigs are available in all kinds of short hairstyles, so you can get a really good idea of exactly how you’ll look by trying a few one. (You should be aware that some wig salons do have a “try on” fee that you’ll need to pay if you don’t make a purchase.)