Fringes for Oval Shaped Faces

When it comes down to fringes for the oval face shape the choice is up to you as you will suit most of the styles. If you have thicker hair, a blunt fringe will suit you more, thinner hair tends to suit more wispy fringes or fringes swept to the side so not too look to heavy.

oval face shapes

Your oval face shape will suit your hairstyle whether there is a fringe or not. So if you’re looking to change your hairstyle but not too dramatically why not experiment with a fringe?

Sharon Stone fringe pictured here shows it brushed off the face, short and fluffed out, this gives a really modern look.

Thick, straight, long fringes should be bushy, well defined and often need trimming.

A side parting makes this fringe discreet and easy to wear. You can alternate sides to change your look.

When you think of fringes don’t just picture bangs! There are lots of fringe types to choose from like a layered fringe which will give a soft effect onto the face and a great way to break up heavy hair and give you that feminine look.

Short fringes cover only about a third of the forehead, with the right haircut a short fringe can look fresh and fun.

The side fringe can be subtle way of experimenting with a fringe as you will be able to try different hair partings

It is entirely up to you and if you feel confident with or without one.

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 shaped face.

  1. Wider cheek bones
  2. Narrow smooth jaw line.
  3. 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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Pictures of Short, Long and Side Swept Fringes

Jada Pinkett Smith curly hair
Jessica Alba wavy hair
Sarah Harding fringe
Beyonce Knowles long hair
Mariah Carey fringe
Jennifer Aniston blonde hair
Cameron Diaz short hair
Cameron Diaz swept fringe
Cameron Diaz long wavy hair