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OVAL: Only slightly narrower at the jaw line than at the temples, with a gently rounded hairline.

 

DO's: Most any hair shape looks good on the oval face as their  "classic" features allow them to wear more styles than any other shape. The majority of models fall into this category and we all know how many different hairstyles they can pull off.  Ovals can wear short, medium and long lengths but generally look best when their hair is off the face or worn slicked-backed.

DON'Ts: Covering up those "perfect" features with heavy bangs, or too forward-directed styles. Also, styles that feature too much hair falling on the face can obscure shape behind the hair and turn that perfect oval into a circle.
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RECTANGULAR: Long and slender - about the same width at the forehead as just below the cheekbones. May have a very narrow chin or a very high forehead.

 

DO's: Short to medium lengths featuring fullness at the sides of your face will add balance to the look of a long and slender face. Soft, wispy bangs will shorten the appearance of the length and volume at the sides will add width. Cutting the hair into a short or medium length will reduce the length of the face. Layers work great in this instance as they will add softness to the straight lines of the face.

DON'Ts: Too much hair length will make the face look even longer as will too much height and center parts. When the hair gets past shoulder length there is a good chance it is doing more harm than good.
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ROUND: Full-looking face with a round chin and hairline. Widest point is at the cheeks and ears.

 

DO's: Hairstyles with fullness and height at the crown. Off-center parts. Short hairstyles with a swept-back direction or styles that are longer than chin length. By layering the top to achieve fullness and keeping the rest of the cut relatively close to the face, the face shape will appear longer and narrower. 

DON'Ts: Chin length hair with a rounded line that mirrors face's circular shape. Center parts. Short-short crops, straight "chopped" bangs. Fullness at the side of the ears. A rounded haircut ending at the chin will certainly add weight to the face.
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