10 Hairstyles for heart shaped faces

/ 08.19.2015
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  •  Full bodied curls 
 Curly hair that falls at or below the jawline will add width to a heart shaped face while maintaining a soft, voluminous look.
  •  Zoe Saldana's long, sideswept layers 
 With a little texture, Zoe Saldana's sideswept hair is an easy long hair look for heart shaped faces!
  •  Soo Joo Park's layered lob 
 Soo Joo Park's bob haircut features sideswept bangs that minimize her forehead, as well as plenty of movement through the lengths which adds width to her face.
  •  Messy, wavy bob with bangs 
 Textured bobs look good on everyody and if you want one, you should get one, whatever your face shape!
  •  Karlie Kloss's medium-length waves 
 Layers, texture, on-trend messiness... Karlie Kloss's beachy hairstyle has it all! It keeps her heart shaped face balanced, drawing attention to her eyes and lips.
  •  Long, messy layers 
 Layers below the chin balance a wider forehead and minimize a pointed chin. They also look stunning on all face shapes, so don't worry about following any "rules" with this look.
  •  Jennifer Lopez's blown out bob 
 With a subtly tousled finish and plenty of layers to soften the overall silhouette, JLo's bob is perfect for heart shaped faces!
  •  Short, tousled bob 
 A jaw-grazing bob with some barely there waves is a failsafe look for heart faces!
  •  Short sideswept bob 
 If you have short, fine hair, consider a delicate bob with a sweeping side part. It frames the face beautifully and with a few blended layers, won't weigh your strands down.
  •  Messy bun updo 
 When styling an updo with a heart shaped face, keep a few face framing pieces loose to soften the overall look.

Getting a hairstyle that flatters your face shape makes a huge difference to your look and can seriously boost your confidence. Today, we're taking a closer look at heart shapes so you can find a style that you, well, heart. Check out the gallery above to see some of our top recommendations!

How to tell if you have a heart shaped face

Heart shaped faces are usually characterized by cheeks that are a little wider than the hairline, and a pointed chin. A widow's peak is also common for people with heart shaped faces, too.

Consult with your stylist if you aren't totally sure about your face shape, or even if you just want to double check that the haircut you want will be a good fit for both your hair type and your lifestyle!

Read more: 10 Hairstyles for round faces

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