Monday, January 18, 2016

Which hair cut is right for my face shape?

WHICH HAIR CUT IS RIGHT FOR MY FACE SHAPE?    We might also ask - Which hair STYLE is right for my face shape.    Oval, Square, Pear, Heart, does it even matter?  

Yes there are some basic rules of "symmetry" (I like to say flattery) that we should keep in mind. In the illustrations beLOWE - please see some basic ideas of where hair should be cut, or an idea of the direction your hair should take based on a few of these face shapes.

Renderings by Billy Lowe to share style/cut ideas. 
HEART:  You probably have a full forehead area and a pointed, elongated chin area.   Side swept bangs work very well, and fullness around the jawline.

SQUARE:   You probably have full jawline and forehead area.  You're looking for softness throughout so ask for ROUND LAYERS.

ROUND:    Full features throughout.  You're looking for length, contour, softness.   Avoid "the bob" hair cut as this will make everything look more round.

PEAR:       Full jawline area, smaller forehead area.     You will do well with contouring around the jawline, long/seamless layers and fullness in the crown for more elevation and roundness.

I hope these quick tips help you and that you'll continue tuning into the Hallmark Home and Family Show for lots of great tips and techniques and always a fun lively cast.

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