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The Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Perfect Cut Based on Your Face Shape

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Did you know that finding the most flattering hairstyle depends on your face shape? As much as you might love the season's trendiest cuts, it's important to remember that, just like clothes don't always look as good on as they do on the rack, neither do haircuts. So before you make the decision to snip your strands, consult with your L'Oréal Professionnel stylist to find out which styles are most flattering for your face shape. Want a quick cheat sheet before your appointment? Keep scrolling!

If You Have an Oval Face...

Oval shapes look good with just about any cut since they're so symmetrical. Yet, while there are no restrictions with cutting options, there are some styling looks that are less than flattering on oval faces. Since they tend to be on the longer side, it's recommended to avoid high up-dos or any style that further lengthens the face.

If You Have a Rounder Face...

When you're working with a round face, you want to look for haircuts with long lines to create the illusion of a more ovular face. Whether that means ultra-long blunt ends or a long-layered lob, you'll be surprised to see how much a haircut can balance out your face's perceived roundness.

If You Have a Heart-Shaped Face...

You a may have a slightly larger forehead. A simple way to camouflage a larger forehead is with bangs. A trendy version we're loving right now are curtain bangs that have layers.

If You Have a Squarer Face...

The piecier the better. The goal is to get a cut that softens your face's strong angles. When it comes to styling, a good tip to reduce the width at the jaw is to tie the hair into a half-up style at ear-level, letting the rest flow down over the shoulders in perfectly piecey waves.

Take what you learned, make an appointment with your L'Oréal Professionnel stylist and put your best face forward to embrace your best look yet.

 

 

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