Monday, August 31, 2009
Choosing a Short Hairstyle
When choosing a new hairstyle, it's important to know what will look good on your face and what won't look good on your face, and an important factor in that is how your face is shaped and what looks you can and can't pull off. We've included a great selection of short women's hairstyles and the transformation from long hair to short hair to give you an idea what will look good on your face and what won't look good on your face.
Choosing The Right Hairstyle For Your Face
To determine a good fit your face, tie your hair back and examine your face infront of a mirror. If you have a long, oval, square, round or heart-shaped each shape is important. The hair cutting shears your stylist uses will most likely be a thinner, so be sure to ask for it specifically.
For an oval, egg-shaped face, you can accommodate any type of hairstyle. So any of these looks may be good for you.
For a long face, you will look good with shorter hair that sits above the shoulders. Long layers do well also bangs look good. Do not use a midline part, as it will elongate the face, a side part will be better.
If you have a square face, a curvy hairstyle is going to be best. If you have a wide forehead, wide cheeks and an angular chin, curvy hair is also a good look. You should wear layers around your jawline, it can help to mask an angled chin. Also, you want to avoid sharp straight lines with a square face.
Elongate a round face full, with a small chin, wide cheeks and small cheekbones'with longer hair that extends below your chin. Layers on top add volume and height; layers around the cheeks narrow your face. Avoid bangs and chin-length styles.
A heart-shaped face has a wide forehead that angles down to a small chin. Try shoulder-length hair, adding layers from the chin down. Curl or flip out these layers to create a fuller bottom that balances your small chin. A chin-length bob also works well. Avoid any look that adds fullness to the top and tapers down to wisps on the bottom.
Short Hairstyles for Women That Look Good
So if you're looking for a hairstyle that will accommodate your face, and be the perfect fit for your style, you had better make sure you know what type of face you have, and the shape and styles that go with it. Of course, changing your hair from long to short can be scary, so hopefully these pictures will help you decide which look will be best.