While your barber or stylist can help you determine face shape and create a hairstyle that compliments your shape and features, the guidelines below will help give you some insight on things to consider before going to the salon and how to choose the right hairstyle for your face shape.
Let's take a look at face shapes and adjustments which can be made to the haircut to provide balance and enhance your look. The key here is to provide balance. Stay away from full or round hairstyles as they will make the face appear more round. Keep the sides leaner and style the hair a bit higher at the top and front to provide balance. An off-center part or some waves at eye level will help minimize roundness.
Round faces are better with more square hairstyles. Examples of a male celebrities with a round faces are Elijah Wood and Jack Black. Characteristics of a round face: jawline is round, face almost as wide as tall, round cheekbones.