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What face shape suits short-layered haircuts?

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Short haircuts, such as the pixie cut, are best suited to oval, square and heart-shaped faces. However, certain haircuts, such as long wavy bobs, can also suit round-shaped faces.

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The pixie cut is especially versatile if one keeps the higher layers long, as this allows more freedom in styling. For example, it can be swept to the side, parted down the middle or pushed back into a pompadour.

Long wavy bobs, on the other hand, work better on those with round faces. This is because they draw the eyes away from the chin and elongate the face, giving the illusion of an oval face rather than a round one.

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