Sunday, January 10, 2010

How to Choose the Best New Hairstyle For Your Face

Hairstyle can say a lot about a person and can be their greatest fashion statement, besides being the most valuable fashion accessory. That's what makes choosing the right hairstyle difficult. So why is face shape and feature analysis so important in selecting an appropriate hairstyle?

Creating the wrong hairstyle for the wrong face shape or features would be a disaster, to put it mildly. Hairstyles are predominantly about shape and geometry; it's all about putting the perfect frame to balance around a person's face, bringing an ideal perspective to the overall shape where the non-pleasing attributes are minimized and positive ones are promoted and complemented.

So the first thing to do is figure out your face shape. You can easily do this by pulling your hair back into a tight pony tail. This should reveal the structure of your face; your best gauge is the size and shape of your forehead as it compares to your cheeks and chin.

There are plenty of suggestions on how to figure out your face shape, but making an outline of your face on the mirror seems to be the most popular. You can then compare the outcome to existing shape standards. Conversely, you can use your own picture instead of the mirror outline