What Is the Best Haircut for an Oval Face?


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Although nearly any style flatters oval faces, Allure recommends cuts with layers that fall in line with the facial features one most wants to highlight. Nearly any length hair works well except very short pixie cuts, which can exaggerate an oval face's length.

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What Is the Best Haircut for an Oval Face?
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Medium or long hairstyles with volume help keep oval faces from appearing too long. Waves and curls further balance an oval face's length. Even thin hair can hold waves if a high-volume mousse is used. Blunt bangs should be avoided, as they can make an oval face look too square. Instead choose rounded, tapered bangs to soften the face and frame the eyes.

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