August 19, 2019   7:50pm
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Mario Talks: The Perfect Haircut for your Face Shape?

Our expert stylist Mario gives you his thoughts on the most flattering cut for your face …

The shape of your face has a crucial influence on the length and cut you should go for. Here are some general tips to follow when thinking about which style is best for you …

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WHICH STYLE IS BEST FOR YOUR FACE SHAPE?

For SQUARE face shapes (ex: Jessica Simpson and Courtney Cox) …

jessica-simpson-glamour-magazine.jpg Medium to Long length compliment this shape face best. Additionally having your stylist incorporate angles into the cut works well. Another great look that fits a square face is a center part. Click here to see a photo of Courtney Cox.

For LONG face shapes (ex: Rihanna) …

rihanna.jpg It’s best to cut shaggy layers that start at the nose to create an illusion of a wider face. Cutting bangs either blunt or side swept help to make the face look narrow. The main cut/style to avoid is anything that will create volume at the top of the head.

For HEART face shapes (ex: Scarlett Johannsson) …

scarlett.jpg It’s best to focus on volume for this shape face. Starting layers at or around chin length is most complimenting.

For ROUND face shapes (ex: Elisha Cuthbert and Catherine Deneuve) …

elisha.gif Adding height on top helps to elongate the face. Cutting layers at cheek level or lower help to take focus on away from the cheeks. The main cut to stay away from are short cuts and bangs. Click here to see added height on Catherine Deneuve.

For OVAL Face Shapes (ex: Jessica Alba) …

jessicaalba.jpg This face shape is very versatile and can look good in any style. You should decide which feature you want to accentuate and choose a cut that does just that.

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