Finding the right hairstyle can be quite the challenge for most women. And just when you’ve found a style that you absolutely adore, you realize it makes your chin look like the Wicked Witch of the West.
In order to find a hairstyle that conceals your worst features and enhances your best, consider the natural texture of your hair, how much upkeep is involved and the shape of your face.
Which Hairstyle Works For Your Natural Texture?
Consider hair texture when choosing a cut. Coarse or curly hair looks best with a bit of length, for instance. This is because shorter hair creates higher fluff and frizz. Length gives coarse hair weight and results in a better controllability.
Thin hair, on the other hand, looks amazing in short cuts. Because it isn’t being weighed down, it appears voluminous and healthy.
Why Does Upkeep Matter?
If you can’t realistically maintain a style, you won’t experience the desired effect. Ask yourself these questions to determine the amount of upkeep involved:
How Does Face Shape Affect Hairstyle?
No matter your face shape, there are hairstyles that work for you and some that simply don’t. Most beauty experts suggest going for cuts that make your face appear more oval. Here are some guidelines for accomplishing this, based on each face shape.
Download our free Best Haircut For Your Face Shape infographic to find a hairstyle that truly works for you. And then, when you're ready, give the beauty experts at The Salon a call to schedule an appointment.
Lora Brown is a master stylist and the owner of The Salon by Lora Brown. She has worked in the salon industry for 30 years.