Note: it would be best if you went through the graph below in front of a mirror or after taking a photo of your face on your phone or laptop.
If you do take a photo, make sure you’re looking straight into the camera and that the lighting is reasonably natural.
(Click here to open a high resolution version in a separate tab) As I’m sure you realize, this is not an exact science and we should not treat it as such.
” that’s perfectly fine and it just means that you fall somewhere in between on the spectrum.
As we discuss how to choose your hairstyle based on the shape of your face, simply note our goals and act on your gut feeling.
As our goal is to create very attractive proportions for your whole face, it’s important for you to note other details: Taking a photo of your face from the side can be very helpful for this part.
I’ve had my hair dyed with blonde highlights and I’ve had it in black.
I look up and over my shoulder trying to appear nonchalant. Talk about the perks and hassles of sitting close to the bar with your back turned – this is the second time this happened just this evening. At various points I’ve had shoulder length hair and very short hair; I wore it sexy-messy (or on some days just simply messy), slick, neat, and professional; I went for trendy undercuts (when they were still trendy) and for timeless classical cuts.
Over the years I’ve tried A LOT of different hairstyles.
Haven’t tried bald yet, but probably will after adding more muscle to my physique.
And of course, I’ve tried combining those haircuts with various styles of facial hair (or lack thereof). A few things I’ve learned from my experimentation: But most importantly: The visual proportions created by your hairstyle, facial hair, and your natural features is by far the most impactful aspect of a great looking style.
Well, at least the styles that my genetics have allowed me to try. How you maintain and take care of your hair is a very close second, but that’s something we’ll cover in next week’s article.