Cart

No products in the cart.

100% Secure Checkout!
MENU

How To Pick The Perfect Trim For Your Face Shape

 

There are seven most common types of face shapes. A hairstyle can either accentuate or decrease certain physical qualities in people. That is why it is quite important to choose a trim that accommodates traits like your jawline, cheekbone shape, and forehead to ensure your hair only makes your face look even more handsome.

There are two major factors to a perfect haircut. You must first consider your face shape, and then select a haircut that complements your hair texture.

Do you require further explanation? What factors go into determining your face shape? What’s your texture like? Then read on…

When it comes to picking the right haircut, identifying your facial shape is the first step in selecting which hairstyle is best for you. Examine the points below and use a mirror to compare your features to the various types of face shapes highlighted.

Square

The length to width ratio is nearly one to one, with equal horizontal and vertical lengths, a firm angled jaw and a minimum chin curve.

Round: The ratio of length to width is roughly equal. The cheeks stand out as the widest portion of the face, with soft and rounded features and flatter cheekbones. 

Heart

 An inverted triangle-shaped chin with a larger forehead and slimmer chin.

Oblong

When the width of the forehead, cheeks, and jawline are approximately equal, or when the distance between the forehead and the chin is somewhat longer than the distance between the earlobes.

Oval

The breadth of your face is normally higher than its length, with the forehead being the widest part. This is frequently the most ideal face shape.

 This is frequently the most ideal face shape.

The length to width ratio is nearly one to one, with equal horizontal and vertical lengths, a firm angled jaw and a minimum chin curve.

Round 

The ratio of length to width is roughly equal. The cheeks stand out as the broadest part of the face, with soft and rounded features and flatter cheekbones. with gentler angles than a square face shape.

TRIANGLE

The jawline is higher than the cheekbones, which are higher than the forehead.

Diamond

This has the longest face length. Then, in order of smallest to largest, the cheekbones, forehead, and jawline. The chin is pointed.

 

 

HAIRCUTS FOR SQUARED FACES

A square facial shape is defined by a razor-sharp jawline, even proportions, and an overall chiselled appearance, and is considered the manly ideal. Close fades, side partings, and short layers are the ideal haircuts for a square form. Light stubble adds structure to your jawline without erasing its sharpness.

HAIRCUTS FOR HEART-SHAPED FACES

The (quite unusual) heart-shaped face benefits from a few optical illusions to make it appear better proportioned, wide at the temples and hairline, gradually narrowing to a point at the chin.

Avoid excessively tight cuts, as they will emphasise the narrowness of the chin and the width of the forehead. Facial hair is important in this scenario because it adds weight to a narrow chin and jawline. A beard helps a heart form gain fullness in the lower, narrower half of the head, much as it does for a diamond face shape.

HAIRCUTS FOR OBLONG FACES

Long faces, which fall between an oval and a square, require a minimally adjusted hairdo to avoid appearing much longer than they already are.

Because a rectangular face appears long, it’s vital to avoid cutting the sides too short and leaving too much length on top, as this will only highlight the length of the face. Instead, choose a well-proportioned style that doesn’t cut the sides too short or leave too much length on top.

HAIRCUTS FOR OVAL FACES

Although an oval face shape is considered the genetic jackpot for women, it is not the most masculine of face shapes for men, but it is an excellent canvas for experimentation when it comes to men’s haircuts. An oval-face shape is symmetrical and well-proportioned, and it complements almost every hairdo, so you have a lot of options.

The most appropriate style is a side-swept parting with a classic short back and sides and a somewhat longer top.

 HAIRCUT FOR ROUND FACES

A round face shape benefits from a haircut that gives it definition, as it has a rounded chin and no noticeable lines or angles. Go for 

squared cuts if you have a round face. Because round faces lack natural angles, you’ll need to use your hair to create the illusion of structure. A flat top with height on top and pulled tight at the sides will work well to create structure.

HAIRCUTS FOR TRIANGLE FACES

An oblong face requires the opposite treatment to a heart shape due to its narrow forehead and wide jawline.

With these, a volume-driven style is king. Longer, nose-length haircuts with thicker sides work best for adding depth.

The most you’ll look fine with in terms of a beard is some light stubble. But, considering the prominence of the jawline, it’s better to keep it clean-shaven in this case.

HAIRCUTS DIAMOND-SHAPED FACES 

The diamond face shape is one of the most uncommon facial types for men, with a narrow chin and brow and wide cheeks. As a result, it has some unique needs to ensure that it resembles its namesake.

Your best chance is to choose hairstyles that add breadth to the forehead and chin area.

However, because of the width of the cheekbones, a hairstyle that is extremely short on the sides would simply make your ears appear larger. This face shape benefits from softer lines and layers, which help to soften the natural angles.

CONSIDERING YOUR HAIR TEXTURE

Hair texture and type play a huge part in determining your perfect trim. It’s crucial to know what your hair is capable of naturally and what you’re prepared to do to preserve the desired look.

Both texture and volume are crucial to consider because they help add width and height to your hair.

Finally, getting the hairstyle that’ll suit your face perfectly also depends highly on your hairstylist. Haircuts aren’t one-size-fits-all Like your clothes Which is why before going under the barber’s scissors, it’s worth knowing which is the best haircut for your face shape. Whether you’re looking for haircuts for round faces, long or rectangular faces, square faces, heart-shaped faces, diamond-shaped faces, or triangle-shaped faces, we’ve got you covered! Book your next trim appointment with us to get groomed by the best.

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on email

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.