Good Hairstyles For Oval Faces
If you have an oval face shape, you're in luck, because there are many styles that can enhance your beauty and make you appear more attractive. An oval face is slightly wider at the cheekbone area but the forehead is the same width as the jawline. This type of face has balanced and harmonious features. However, it is true that some hairstyles will make you look much more beautiful than others, so in this OneHowTo article, we suggest some good hairstyles for oval faces that will make you stand out.
To achieve an elegant look that is worthy of the red carpet, we offer you a good hairstyle that you can do yourself below. Wear your hair loose and parted slightly to the side (to define the face), whilst creating soft waves that fall from your ears. In this way, you emphasize the beauty of your face and frame it as if it were a work of art. In this article we advise you how to create waves with a flat iron.
For a wilder short, wavy hairstyle, check Kristen Stwart hair tutorial.
If you prefer an up do, your face shape gives you many options because as we've already pointed out your face is balanced. However, OneHowTo suggests you opt for free and easy hairstyles that achieve a 'messy' effect so they give your hair volume.
As shown in the picture, neat ponytails and buns work best i.e. without any loose strands or tufts of hair, but backcombed at the crown area so it appears looser and effortless. In this way, you're able to keep the hair off your face but play with some volume and the result is spectacular.
One variant of the hairstyle you have seen in the previous step is this look shown off by Reese Witherspoon. As you can see, she has opted for a high ponytail which will gathers up all of the hair to make her facial features stand out, whilst playing with the volume by using a hairpiece from the fringe part onwards. You can achieve an elegant look that enhances your beauty and highlights your natural beauty.
Another hairstyle for oval faces is suggested below. This is a very simple option but, as you can see, is very feminine and flattering. This hairstyle involves leaving your hair down whilst creating some soft waves at the ends of the hair to create some volume.
The star element of this hairstyle is a pinned up plait created from the fringe. To create this, take the hair from one side of the face and start to plait it across your forehead.
A more carefree and sexy look is suggested below. This involves leaving your hair completely loose, whilst creating defined waves starting from the cheekbones to emphasize your facial features. There's no better look to frame your face beautifully than cutting your fringe to the level of your eyebrows so you highlight your oval face shape to the maximum.
If you like a more vintage style, a good option for oval faces is the one shown in the picture of Drew Barrymore. The plait is again a star element of this popular style, whilst achieving voluminous hair that frames your face and highlights your features.
For a more retro style reminiscent of the 40s, we suggest the following hairstyle. This is a mid-length bob hair cut that incorporates large waves that give volume to the hair. To achieve an elegant touch, you should part your hair to one side so your face is perfectly framed by the hairstyle.
As you can see in the picture, makeup also plays an important role in the final result.
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