How to Style Your Hairstyle According to Face Shape

How to style your hairstyle according to your face shape? Whether you choose your clothing items and accessories or contouring your face and deciding upon a specific haircut, getting to know your face shape will help you highlight your best features and look fabulous. Learning how to complement our face shape.

What Shape is Your Face?

1) Measure from your hairline on your forehead to your chin; this result we will name as “A.”

2) Divide result “A “ by 3, and you will get result “ B.”

3) Measure from the bottom of your nose to the bottom of your chin, and this result we will call it

Check the results

1) If B is greater than C, chances are you either have a long or a square face.

An elongated and long appearance characterizes long faces; the length of the face can be balanced; thus, the forehead, cheekbones, and jawline are usually about the same width. Long faces usually tend to have a prominent chin.

Square faces are easily identified by the squared jawline with the forehead, cheekbones, and jawline and the same width and the forehead and be longer.

2) If B is less than C, then chances are your face is either round or diamond.

A round face has a fuller appearance, and the length of the face can be balanced.   The length of the face has a length very similar to the width, and the widest part is at the cheeks.

On the other hand, a diamond face is highly angular; it is widest at the temples while the forehead is slightly short.

3) If measurements B and C are equal or at least pretty close, it is an indicator that you either have a heart shape face or an oval face. Heart-shaped faces have a pointy chin, and many times, widow’s peak will differentiate this face shape from the inverted triangle. If your chin is more rounded than yours, the shape of your face is oval.

How to Style Your Hairstyle According to Your Face Shape

How to Style Your Hairstyle According to Your Face Shape

There are six common face shapes: round, square, diamond, heart, long or oblong, and heart. I am sure that you have seen diagrams before; however, you might have wondered about your own face shape diagnosis accuracy. After all, our faces are not exactly a diamond or heart shape as shown on paper, and often, they fall in-between shapes.

We have found a mathematical way to calculate your face type accurately to make it easier for you. There are a couple of points; however, we would like to mention first.

1) Make sure you do not use a soft ruler; any stationary 12-inch ruler will do.

2) Use the ruler parallel to your face. Do not lean the ruler on your cheeks, forehead, chin, or any surface of your face, which will skew the results.

3) Don’t worry if the results are inaccurate to the millimeter; chill; this exercise will give you a pretty good idea about your face shape to make intelligent decisions when styling. It is not necessary to make your calculations exact.

4) The first part will include the calculation process we will mention, but there is also a part where you will exercise your observation.

5) Your weight can affect your face shape, especially if it is oval in shape; when you gain weight, chances are it will be more rounded, and the width of the cheeks will increase.