Choosing the Best Hairstyle for Oval and Heart Shaped Faces

In last week’s blog, we covered hairstyle tips for people with round faces. This week, the Boise hair salon stylists at unDONE would like to extend the topic by offering some suggested guidelines for those genetically blessed with an oval or heart shaped face.

Oval Shaped Faces

For those blessed with an oval face, good news! You can pull off just about any hairstyle you want. In fact, most people with different face shapes tend to style their hair to give the illusion that their face is more oval. However, the Boise hair salon stylists at unDONE have a few tips when it comes to deciding what cut you might like to try.

Tip #1: Add Some Layers
At unDONE, we recommend adding layers to really highlight the features you like most about yourself. Another suggestion? Try adding layers around your cheekbones, lips or chin to really frame your face and showcase your best features.

Tip #2: Change Things Up!
A distinctive, modern cut or haircolor can really brighten things up and give you a new look! While we often like to keep our hairstyle the same because we’ve grown accustomed to it, wearing the same cut, style or color for years at a time can actually make us look older. At unDONE, we recommend choosing a new cut that fits your personality. Try adding some highlights or lowlights or think about trying a shorter style if you’ve always had long hair. However, it’s important to talk with your Boise hair salon stylist to help you choose the perfect look.

Tip #3: Embrace Your Natural Beauty

If you’re happy with your look, it’s important to embrace your natural hair and texture. While it’s fun to straighten and curl your hair for special occasions, the time, money and damage aren’t always worth it. Instead, learn to love your natural beauty!

Heart Shaped Faces

For those blessed with a heart shaped face, you more than likely have killer, sexy cheekbones. Heart-shaped faces tend to have a wider brow with a narrower chin. The good news? There is a variety of fun, elegant and simple haircuts that look wonderful on heart shaped faces.

Tip #1: Try A Long Bob

A long bob is known to soften hard facial features. This shoulder length haircut can really frame your beautiful heart face and draw attention away from a strong jawline. In fact, a long bob can be particularly good for anyone who feels a little self-conscious about their prominent cheekbones or jawline.

Tip #2: Long, Side-Swept Bands

Long, side-swept bands are a great choice for those who have a narrow chin. Opting for this look can help redirect attention from your chin and help soften your face. However, if you are thinking about going with a more blunt choice in bangs, make sure to talk with your Boise hair salon stylist about the width they recommend. You don’t want to add additional width to your brow if you have a heart-shaped face.

Tip #3: Deep Side-Part

If you want to open up your face and show off those amazing cheekbones, try going with a deep side-part. With some proper makeup techniques, this hairstyle will help showcase all the best features your face has to offer!

Contact unDONE Salon

At unDONE Salon, we offer personalized consultations when it comes to choosing the best hairstyle for your face shape. Our Boise hair salon stylists are more than happy to answer any questions you may have to help you settle on the perfect style that highlights all your best features. We want you to walk out of our salon feeling brand new and beautiful, whether it’s a dramatic or subtle change your looking for. If you would like to learn more or to schedule an appointment, call us at (208) 287-2010.

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