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How do you find good casual short hairstyles for your face shape?

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To find a casual short hairstyle for a particular face shape, determine if the face is round, square, long, heart- or diamond-shaped, or oval. Almost any style flatters an oval face. If the face shape is square, a bob that hits the jawbone is the most flattering.

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How do you find good casual short hairstyles for your face shape?
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No matter the shape of the face, almost every cut can work if it is tailored to the person's facial features. Pixie hair cuts are flattering for oval, square and heart-shaped faces, but wearing short spiky bangs or long side swept bangs can soften round shapes as well. People with long faces should avoid the pixie, but can easily wear a shaggy long bob to give the face a fuller appearance.

Shaggy bobs also work well with square face shapes because the style softens sharp features, especially when it is styled with easy waves. Square face shapes tend to have strong jaw lines, making chin-length styles the most flattering length.

Long bobs work with all face shapes, even with round faces, which are the hardest to flatter. If your face is round, the length of the cut should be a few inches longer than chin length to balance the face. Long bobs look great worn casually or polished and work for every texture of hair as well.

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