Choosing the Perfect Hairstyle for Your Face

Unlike what most people think, having a perfect hairstyle for your face is a lot harder. It goes beyond just a few snips. It is very important that before one heads up to the saloon, they need to determine their face shape so that they can have a clear mind on what it is that they really want. This can be done even when at home. What you need to do is to break a ruler and get the measurements of your brow, cheekbones and your jawline. For example, women with oval faces tend to have more or less equal widths of their jaw, cheekbones and the width of their brow. If and when this is ignored, it might end up messing your look courtesy of a poor hair do. Consider the following when selecting the most ideal hairstyle for your face:

Play around with your hair

This is perhaps the easiest way an individual can use to determine which hairstyle works best for them. Even when doing this, you need to keep your face shape and your hair texture into consideration. Just play around with your hair to see what kind of style works best for you. Make your mirror your friend and use it for the different poses. Fold it to see what it’d look like when short, straighten it, or curl it to see which one is perfect for you. Remember, the main reason for doing this is to find that perfect hairstyle that will make you look and feel confident.

For more idea, try looking at photos of some of the celebrities who have the same face shape as you. You can find them online by looking at the different face shapes. Do this to get ideas of what will work best for you. Once you have identified one that works for you, print it and take it to your stylist.

Pick a style that highlights your facial features

Anytime you go out for a hair do, make sure that it focusses on the things you like most about yourself. As mentioned above, the hair do should make you feel attractive and confident enough regardless of what others think. For example, people who consider their necks as their ideal feature may want to go for a short hair cut or go for a high up-do that highlights their neck region. On the other hand, if you are looking to draw attention to your eyes, then consider brow-skimming bangs that’ll make your eyes pop.

Your hair texture

Hair comes in a number of textures including: bouncy, frizzy, limp, silky and coarse hair. When it comes to styling your hair, consider all these texture types. For instance people with thick and curly hair may consider going for a short and choppy fast cut.

Face shape

With your face shape, there is one general rule; you want your hair do to be in opposition to the shape of your face. For example, if you have a square shaped face, opt to balance this sharp angles with soft layers or waves.