Long Hairstyles for Oval Faces
If you have an oval face shape and want a long hairstyle then make sure you add volume to your hair and aviod making your face appear longer.
Try and go for a more wavy style than poker straight, having poker straight hair with a lot of length will pull your face down and perceive you as having more of an oblong face than oval which is not what you want.
Try and not grow your hair longer then your bust line again this will visually add to your face shape and will seriously drag your face down.
If you have fine hair that will not volumize then stay away from long hair all together, unless you want to add extensions which would add fullness and volume to your hair.
To achieve a wavy look on your hair add some rollers whilst you put on your make up, once you've finished spray them with a fine mist of hair spray and take the rollers out. You will then have achieved perfect lose waves in your long hair giving it body and life.
Why not experiment with partings? A centre parting and full fringe can completely change your look instantly as can adding a side parting and some layers to frame your face. Both layers and fringes can look great with long hair too.
If you desire to have swaying long locks just remember what you have just read and you will look amazing.
The Best Hairstyle for Oval Shaped Faces
Simple, there isn't "one" best hairstyle for oval shaped faces - there are many!
Lucky for you oval shaped faced ladies, you suit almost any hairstyle as long as it doesn't hide your features and is styled correctly.
Characteristics of an oval face shape are:
- Wider cheek bones
- Narrow smooth jaw line
- Narrow forehead
See all the women face shapes and which you fall into.
In most cases the main consideration will be getting a hairstyle to match your lifestyle. Look for a style that you can manage yourself rather then what is best to suits your face.
Make sure you read the following tips and when you go to the salon ask the stylist about the styling products they are using as this will give you an understanding on how the professionals style.
- When you go to the salon ask the stylist about the styling products they are using as this will give you an understanding on how the professionals style.
- Get tips on how to hold the brush and the hairdryer to achieve your hairstyle. Most importantly before even getting your haircut ask if the style you wish for is suitable for your face shape and life style.
Long Hairstyle Pictures
Oval Face Shape
Determine Face Shape
Like body shapes there are only a handful of categories your face shape could fall into.
It's usually quite easy to determine what face shape you are simply by pulling your hair back off you face and looking directly into a mirror. If it's easier draw on the mirror with a crayon or lipstick following the shape of your face then stand back and assess!
Read more on the Oval Shaped Face, Round Shaped Face, Oblong Shaped Face, Square Shaped Face and the Heart Shaped Face.
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