How To Choose The Best Wedding Hairstyle For Your Face Shape
So you have selected your gorgeous wedding gown plus a couple of evening dresses, and now you are thinking of what hairdo you can opt for on your big day to look great in life-long photographs with your husband-to-be. Celebrity hairstyles are a great inspiration, but not all of them may suit you – you have to take into consideration your face shape!
To select the most suitable and gorgeous hairdo for your face shape – there are 6 general types – read on for some tips and inspirations that we’ve sussed out for you!
Note: If you are unsure of your face shape, consult your hairstylist before using the following information below as a rough guide.
The most versatile of face shapes, oval-shaped faces suits the most bridal hairstyle and headpieces! We recommend using this to your fullest advantage and flaunt it on your big day – avoid hairstyles that cover up that pretty face!
If you have a youthful countenance made possible by the full, round shape of your face, opt for a hairstyle that has texture. This will help to give height to your face and make it appear slimmer. Avoid fringes and super straight (rebonded) hair as your face will only appear rounder!
Square-shaped faces are defined by strong, sharp-edges and angular features. If you happen to fall into this category, you can consider adding waves and curls to your hair if you wish to go for a softer look. Tying up your hair in a tight hair-do will only draw more attention to the sharp angles of your face, so avoid that if possible.
If you have a wider, prominent forehead and a jaw that tapers to a narrower chin, you have a heart-shaped face! To balance out your facial proportions, adopt a softer hairstyle and add width to your jawline by letting some hair loose around the chin area. Fringes are also acceptable if you have this type of face shape. However, just be cautious about tight hairstyles because you need to keep the focus on adding volume to your jawline to balance out your look!
Diamond-shaped faces are usually a mixture of both square and heart shapes. Sporting wide, prominent cheekbones with a forehead and a jawline of narrower, similar length, you can let your hair down and make use of loose curls to soften your overall look and create the illusion of a slimmer face!
Often confused for oval faces, an oblong face is longer than it is wide, and your forehead, cheeks and jawline are approximately the same lengths. The ideal hairstyles for this particular face type should balance out the narrower breadth of the face by adding volume to the sides. Classic blowouts and curls are a great way to do so!
Bearing the above tips in mind, you may choose to add simple laces and flowers to your hairstyle to enhance your wedding day look. Whatever the case is, be sure to prepare a beautiful smile for the cameras – for a smile is everyone’s best look!