Parting Your Hair According To The Shape Of Your Face

There are plenty of options available when choosing a new hairstyle. You only need to pick up a magazine or click on social media to find celebrities that have changed their hairstyle for the better. However, what you may not have realized is that some hairstyles are better suited to specific faces.

In other words, to get your best hairstyle you need to know what shaped face you have. Naturally, this doesn’t change the need to use quality hair products, such as those in the Kevin Murphy collection.

Rounded Faces

If you have a rounded face you are likely to have a circular look that is widest at the cheeks. This type of face does best with a centre parting although a deep parting can also be a good option.

The center parting emphasizes the symmetry of your face, ensuring you look stunning. In contrast, a deep side parting will help you balance, your face which ensures you look your best on every occasion.


Square Faces

Square faces tend to have equal proportions at the top and bottom of your face. For most people, the aim is to soften your features and the best way to do this is by using a side parting. It reduces the emphasis on your forehead, effectively making it look smaller.

However, it is important that you start the parting just above your eyebrow and don’t make it too deep.


Oval Faces

These are one of the most desirable face shapes although you don’t have a choice regarding what shaped face you have. The great news is that people with an oval face are free to try any type of parting./ They all look good, whether you go centre, side, or deep.

You can experiment and find the parting that you like the most.


Heart Shaped Faces

Heart shaped faces are wide at the cheeks and drop to a point at the jaw. This allows you to do a side parting or centre parting, similar to a round face.

However, heart shaped faces will benefit more from a side parting that isn’t too deep as this will help you to balance your features and look fantastic.

Centre partings can also work but they tend to be a better choice for people with longer hair.


Long Faces

If you have a long face then you will probably want it to appear a little more rounded. The best way to achieve this is by using a fringe and part the fringe at the centre. This can also work with a standard centre parting if you don’t want or haven’t got any bangs.

When you know your face type you can part your hair to emphasize your best features and de-emphasize the others. This ensures you look and feel great at all times.

You should note that this still leaves plenty of options open for your hairstyle, the parting is just part of it but it does frame your face and transform your image.


Now, once you have picked your favorite part, I have some beautiful shopbop hair accessories, cute hats, and head scarves for you!

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