Choosing a perfect hairstyle for your face shape

Before you can pick out the perfect hairstyle for your hair replacement system, you must first understand which of the most common face shapes you are. Our face shape and hairstyle guide below might help.

Face shape and hairstyle guide

Oval Face Shape

Oval Shape Face


Slightly narrower at the jawline than at the temples, with a gently rounded hairline.

TRY:

  • Many styles, most shapes will look good on you!
  • Clean,slicked-back look
  • Single-length cuts

AVOID:

  • Covering up your features with heavy bangs
  • Too much forward-directed hair styling or brush forwards


Round Face Shape

Round Shape Face


Full-looking face with a round chin and hairline. Widest point is at the cheeks and ears.

TRY:

  • Short hairstyles with a swept-back direction
  • Off-center part
  • Hairstyles with fullness & height at the crown

AVOID:

  • Center parts
  • Really short crops
  • Straight "chopped" bangs
  • Fullness at side and bangs

Rectangular Face Shape

Rectangular Shape Face


Long and slender, about the same width at forehead and just below cheekbones. Narrow chin or forehead.

TRY:

  • Short to medium lengths
  • Fullness at the sides
  • Soft, wispy bangs

AVOID:

  • Too much length
  • Fullness or height on top
  • Center parts


Heart Face Shape

Heart Shape Face


Face is wide at the temples and hairline, narrowing to a small delicate chin.

TRY:

  • Longer hairstyles
  • Side part
  • Gently wispy and/or side-swept bangs
  • Chin-length styles

AVOID:

  • Short hairstyles
  • Styles that emphasize upper face
  • Height at the crown
  • Severe, slick-back looks

Triangular Face Shape

Triangle Shape Face


A dominant jawline that tapers or narrows toward the cheeks and temples.

TRY:

  • Shorter hairstyles
  • Off center parts
  • Full at the temple styles
  • Tapering at the jaw

AVOID:

  • Long hairstyles that draw attention to jawline
  • Center part
  • Height at the crown, front and top

Diamond Face Shape

Diamond Shape Face


Widest at the cheekbones, and narrow equally at the forehead and jaw line.

TRY:

  • Many styles, most shapes will look good on you!
  • Weight in the back or nape
  • Shorter hairstyles

AVOID:

  • Long bangs
  • Hair that hangs over face
  • Short cuts with too much height on top
Square Face Shape

Square Shape Face


A strong, square jawline and usually an equally square hairline.

TRY:

  • Short to medium lengths
  • Fullness around face
  • Wispy bangs, height at top
  • Off center parts

AVOID:

  • Long, straight hairstyles
  • Linear straight bangs
  • Center parts
  • Straight bob ending at jaw