Do you know WHAT is the right hairstyle for you??

Without a doubt, hair is the most important and easiest changeable feature we have, If If we change our hair we can make our all over look seem very very different. How many times have your friends said “ooh you have done something to your hair it  looks nice” and that is most times you change your hair style. Changing hairstyles has become number one trend all over the world. From the Beckhams to The Baldwins on Corrie they are all at it. Every Hollywood make up department considers finding the right hairstyle for a star or an actress their number one task. Hair can have an enormous change for you – not only for your face, but for your overall look. The way you wear your hair can make a big change on the way you feel , and how you look. The hairstyle can make you look taller, or shorter , can even call attention to a swan-like neck, or distract the eye from that too –short neck, could also add length to the waist, or balance narrow shoulders, and so on.. So, you must be wondering... What is the right hairstyle for you? The first thing and the most important one to consider is your face shape.  Why is this so important? Simply put, if the wrong hairstyle is created for the wrong face shape, the result is a total disaster. Even if well executed, well cut hairstyle is performed on the wrong face shape, the result is let’s just say not good. Hairstyles are predominately all about the shape and geometry of the face. It’s all about putting the perfect frame around a person’s face to balance and bring a perspective to the overall shape. If you have trouble defining your face shape, here is some helpful tips and something you could do  now: Try asking another person to define your face shape. One of the best people to ask would be very skilled stylist when you are next having your hair done, this is a little tricky method, because it is hard to guess just by the eyes. Try drawing your face shape in the mirror, while your hair is in ponytail. If above methods don’t help you, here is best method to define your face shape.  Try measuring your face by several parameters, and writing down all the measurements. First, measure your face across the top of your cheekbones. Then measure your face across the jaw line from the widest to the widest point. Then measure across your forehead at the widest point. Generally it is between your eyebrows and hairline. Finally, measure from the tip of your hairline to the bottom of your chin. Now all you have to do is to look at your measurements and find your face shape: Oval face Oval face normally has length equal to one and a half times of the width.  You should avoid covering your face with too much hair, because you risk hiding your best features. You can wear the widest variety of hairstyles of any of the face shapes. You can wear short, medium and long hair, and experiment with styles.  

  Round face Round face is as wide as it is long. You should avoid short haircuts as that adds to the fullness to the upper part of the face.  You would look best with soft waves and height at the crown that would elongate your face. You should avoid chin length hair with a rounded line, and centre parts, because this tends to accentuate your roundness.

    Heart face Heart face is narrow at the jaw line and wide at the cheekbones and/or forehead. You should avoid short haircuts that add fullness to the upper part of the face.

  Square face Square face is about as wide as it is long and has obvious rectangular form. You should avoid short haircuts that add fullness to the upper part of the face. You would look best with soft waves and height at the crown that would elongate your face.

    Triangular face Triangular face has wide jaw and narrow cheekbones with not very high forehead. You would look best with short haircuts as they draw attention to the eyes and hide prominent jaw.

    Diamond face Diamond face is widest at the cheekbones, has narrow forehead and jaw line of approximately equal width. You should avoid covering your face with too much hair, because you risk hiding your best features.  You can experiment with a variety of hair styles, because almost everything works for you.

      Did you work out your face shape? What type of hairstyle are you wearing now? I just asked my friend what he thought the shape of my face was and he said MOON face , Cheeky bugger!  

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