Your face is longer than it is wide with a rounded jaw-line. You may also have a rounded hairline.
...To make your face appear shorter and broader.
Styles that add a little height and width at the temples and cheekbones
Length medium-short to medium long
Short styles are best when tapered in from the eye-line into the nape of the neck
Longer hair needs volume in the neck area
Hair off the sides, either short, or swept back or behind the ears
Soft, natural looking layers
If your forehead is high, wispy or open bangs (fringe)
Off center parting
Long hair all the same length
Very short hair
Hair close at temples
Your best styles have the following characteristics...
Frames with depth as well as width to make your face appear shorter
Decorative or contrasting temples
A low bridge to shorten a long nose
Full or upturned brims
Not too much height in the crown
Apply darker foundation at the hairline around the forehead
Apply darker foundation over the chin
Apply darker foundation in the hollows of your cheeks
Apply blush on the apple (ball) of your cheekbones and blend out towards the top of your ear
Your best earrings have more width than length
Round, square and fan
Drops no longer than the chin, better with some width
I know many of you need help with accessorizing...
This is the ebook I now recommend to all my clients to answer these questions and more. See my review of The Finishing Touch ebook to find out why.
These famous people have an oblong shape face...
Sarah Jessica Parker, Cate Blanchett and Kate Winslett
Michael Parkinson, Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe
I'll put links here to readers with this face shape
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