Short Hairstyles for Heart Shape Faces

A short bob shape is a safe and sexy style for you ladies with heart shaped faces. Keep the cut layered and tapered softening the jaw line.

heart face shapes

Reese Witherspoon is a great role model for heart shape faces all her hair cuts suit her face shape perfectly and she has perfected the short bob down to a T adding a side swept fringe to emphasize her features.

Pixie cut’s have been in fashion for the last couple of years but aren’t going anywhere just yet, almost all styles of pixie crops will look beautiful on a heart shape and are easy to maintain! Brilliant.

Heart shaped faces should avoid having a think blunt cut especially within a few inches either way of the jaw it will only exaggerate your chin. If you are growing your hair then obviously you will have to go through this stage just keep hair big and bouncy around the jawline to soften it and soon you will be past the terrible stage!

If you have short hair make sure you keep your top layers longer. Having shorter layer that either spike up or add volume towards the top of the head will only draw attention to the top of your face and make you look top heavy.

Short hair looks fab on heart face shapes especially when flicked out at the bottom, it’s also a great fun way to wear a bob for a girly night out.

If you’re brave then short A-symmetrical cuts are a must try, you might feel a bit wonky at first but they are a fun, up to date and every one trendy is wearing them. Being a heart face shape that will look drop dead gorgeous with an A-symmetric cut has to be the decider that you will give one a try!

The Best Hair Style for Heart Shaped Faces

The best hair styles that will do wonders for you heart shaped faces enhancing those eyes and gorgeous cheek bones will include the following; Long soft layers, a soft side sweeping fringe, highlights/ low lights, long full waves and curls minus the frizz.

Obviously you can’t combine all these into one style but why not try mixing and matching, all of them will look stunning on your face.


Characteristics of a heart shaped face.

  1. Wider at the forehead
  2. Usually defined cheekbones
  3. Tapered narrow chin

See all the women face shapes and which you fall into.

Just remember you need to create volume around the bottom of your face and soft and sleek at the top to balance out you face shape and show off your features!


Styles Heart Shaped Faces should Avoid

For you heart shaped faces you here are the basics that you should stay away from when trying to find the perfect style for you as they will do nothing for your face shape:

  1. Full styles that emphasize upper face
  2. Height at the crown of the head.
  3. Severe, slicked back looks.

Full styles will emphasize the upper face will make you look top heavy. Too much height at the crown will give the appearance of a longer and narrower chin. Just remember if you have a heart shape face, you have great cheekbones and your aim should be to emphasize these!

Short Hairstyle Pictures

Scarlett Johannson short hair
Katie Holmes bob
Ashley Judd short hair
Michelle Pfeiffer short hair
Lisa Kudrow - Bob haircut
Eva Longoria short bob