Alright, its summer time and you want a new haircut. The same hair style you have had for the past three years just isn’t cutting it anymore. So what do you do? You get a haircut to match your facial structure, but most importantly your personality.
Finding a haircut to do both can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be. The first step is figuring out what type of facial structure you have, and what hairstyles go best with that structure. There are six different types of facial structures, each of which have their own advantages.
With an oval face, your forehead is slightly wider than your chin and your face is a little long, but not distinctively long. If you have an oval shaped face and you love to play with your hairstyles a lot, you’re in luck. Having an oval shaped face allows for a lot of diversity in haircuts.
For a more relaxed look for those with a calmer personality, try long hair with lose waves or medium length hair that you don’t have to style too much.
For those with a little bit of spunk, cut your hair in a pixie style or a short bob.
You have cute “chubby” cheeks and your face is equally as long as it is wide. Much like the oval face, you have a shape that allows for a variety of haircuts.
If you want to play it safe with your hair because you have a shyer personality, try longer styles that you can style to your choosing.
If you’re more daring, style it short and curly. You’ll have to put in the effort to style it every day, but then others will be able to see your fearless style. If you like the current length of your hair, but still want a change, clip bangs that shape your face.
Your chin and your jaw line are the defining feature of your face, making a square shape. Having a square shaped face already makes you look edgy and sophisticated. Find a hairstyle that will complement your jaw line in a way that will also match your personality type.
If you’re a more reserved person with a square shaped face, go for long hair that you can comfortably style. Longer hair softens your features helping your outer appearance harmonize with your shyer personality.
If you have an adventurous personality, go for a bob that’ll define your features and flatter your distinguished personality.
Your forehead is wide, but you have a pointy chin. With a heart shaped face, the features on the top half of your face stand out more; your eyes and cheekbones. This makes it very easy to accentuate your best assets.
Hair that is shoulder length and longer complements a heart shape face because it makes your chin appear less pointed. This is a look to try if you want to play it safe, or if you want a more romantic look to complement your laid back personality.
If you don’t want hair that’s too long, try a bob cut that accentuates your cheekbones and chin. If you want to really define your features and stand out, go for a pixie cut with longer bangs. This is a great look for those who have a more daring personality.
Similar to the oval shape, but is definitively long with a pointier chin. Having a long face gives you the upper hand in making all of your features stand out. You just have to choose what feature you want to show off the most and chose a style accordingly.
For something simple, add more layers around your cheek bones to a longer style. If the length of your face is a concern, the layers will give the illusion that your face is wider.
Want to add some flare to fit your personality? Try a voluminous bob to complement your features.
With the diamond shaped face, your forehead is narrow, while your cheekbones are wide and your chin is pointed. With a diamond shaped face, you have the advantage of a strong cheekbone structure that you can show off. No matter what your personality, try a layered hair styles below your chin that will define your best features.
If you want to be subtle and avoid defining your features too much, try side swept bangs that disguise the angles of the top of your head.
If you want a bolder look to enhance your courageous character, cut your hair in a layered long bob (lob) or pixie cut. This daring hair style will certainly enhance your prominent features.
It may seem hard to define hairstyles that will fit your personality best, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re someone that is edgier than the next, look for a cut that will accentuate your best features while also being daring. Take a shot at something that you can play around with and gives you versatility. If you’re someone that’s more laid back, or even a busy bee who doesn’t have time to style her hair, find a hair style that will be easy to manage while still complementing your features. Your personality is a huge part of what defines you, find a haircut to complement YOU.