Your face is almost as wide as it is long and has a broad jaw-line and forehead. You probably also have a square hairline.
...To create the illusion of a longer face and maybe, to soften your jaw-line.
Styles that add height to the top of the head
Curve and angle hair across the forehead
An off-center parting
Soft, layered styles
Wisps, curls and waves
Broken and asymmetric styles
Hair close to ears to emphasize the cheekbones
Very straight styles
Styles that add width to your jaw-line
Your best styles have the following characteristics...
Narrow oval frames or frames with narrow frames and upward curves to minimize the squareness of your face
Frames wider than they are deep to make your face appear longer
Color or decoration on the upper outer corners of the frame
Frames no wider than the width of your face
An irregular brim and a prominent crown will make your face appear longer
Wear at an angle to soften your face’s squareness
Minimise and soften your forehead and jaw-line by applying a darker shade of foundation at your temples and jaw
Apply blush on the apple (ball) of your cheekbone and blend towards the top of your ear. Most of the color should be on the apple of your cheekbone
Wear earrings that are longer than they are wide
These famous people have this face shape...
Here are examples of readers with this face shape...
Trying on virtual hairstyles on your face is a great way to choose your next haircut
I've reviewed several online virtual hair styler programs to save you time selecting the one that's right for you. See my virtual hairstyles article and the reviews here.