10 Hairstyle Tips That Can Help You Enhance Your Facial Features

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The idea of beauty is highly nuanced and open to various interpretations. They say the path to self-acceptance comes with accepting your nose! In addition to the established norms of beauty standards, we have our own perceptions. If we are discussing so-called “imperfections” in facial characteristics, you should be aware that many of these may be unnoticeable by altering your hairdo. Here in this article, we have taken examples from celebrities with particular facial features and how they wear their hairdo to disguise these features.

Note: We are not referring to any of these facial features as undesirable or expressing the need to hide or alter them.

1. Close-Set Eyes

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If the distance between your eyes is smaller than the diameter of one of your eyes, then your eyes appear to be closer. Jennifer’s close-set eyes might give the impression that they aren’t filling the eye socket correctly. However, the attention from the eyes can be mitigated by wearing hair to cover the temples. The little squint you commonly experience between your eyes will be concealed by the slimming and lengthening effect this has on your face. All you need is a lengthy fringe on one side.

2. Prominent Jaw Line

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Not that anyone has ever complained about having a perfect jawline; however, if you want to flaunt it ideally, we will tell you how to go about it. The top of your face, including your forehead and cheeks, can first be made wider. It helps provide the illusion of a more narrow jaw. Long, layer-free hair and a clean, angled fringe are great choices. Angelina chose a hairdo with less volume on top and more movement at the cheekbones and lower back so that her jaw would seem narrower.

3. Under-Eye Circles

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The hack here is the sharp color contrast rather than the hairdo itself. Darker hair colors amplify the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes. In general, dark hues serve to accentuate and even harden facial features. It’s also essential to pick layered haircuts.

4. Big Forehead

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A prominent forehead might be challenging to hide, but bangs are a perfect solution. Fringes may be worn in various styles, so there’s no need to hurry into anything. There are many choices, all of which alter how the rest of your face appears to onlookers.

5. Double Chin

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Short layered cuts, sharp bangs, and chin-length hairstyles are fantastic examples of cuts that add volume to the crown of the head. However, a double chin can be effectively concealed by wearing one’s hair long and cut in an angled fashion at the jawline.

6. Wide Smile

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If you want to hide a big ear-to-ear smile, draw attention to the bottom portion of your head and round out your cheeks. Contrary to the earlier example, the goal here is to minimize visual distractions while emphasizing the space’s volume and motion. This will have the effect of elongating the torso and narrowing the mouth.

7. Wide-Spaced Eyes

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If your brows are far apart, you should keep the volume of your fringe low at the temples. The resulting distance may be considerably more pronounced. Possible easy-to-implement solution is a portion of hair cut laying on the center of the forehead. A center portion will emphasize the center of the face, which will visually narrow the space between the eyes.

8. Wide Nose

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Yes, a change in hairdo may also affect the appearance of your nose, either by making it appear larger or smaller. Again, the imaginative use of geometric forms is critical. Hairstyles that widen the face, such as curls, waves, or a side part, are recommended. An outsized nose can be made to seem more in scale with the rest of the face by creating the illusion of a broader look.

9. Droopy Eyes

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Keep your hair away from your eyes to avoid drawing attention to the sagging skin. Instead, choose accessories that add volume or movement to the hair. Ponytails are a great choice since they draw attention to the eyes; if pulled tight, they can even help elevate the eyelids.

10. Tight Lips

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Moving away from a volume on the edges of the neck and mouth is the first step in enlarging a small mouth. You should also wear your hair short, no longer than your chin. These haircuts, which box the corners up to the chin, are ideal for those with a tiny mouth because they give the illusion of a smaller, thinner jaw.

No matter how much you stress on accepting your body as you are, there will be times when you stare at a mirror and wish you could reduce, shape, or enhance a particular feature. Of course, no one is perfect, but it is essential that you feel beautiful. And if a simple haircut can help you achieve your dream look, it’s worth trying, right? So, which part of your face do you like most? Let us know in the comments section!

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Indrani Karmakar
Indrani KarmakarSenior Social Writer
Indrani is a writer and artist who likes to add a dash of humor to everything she does. She has two years of experience in writing articles across beauty, health, and lifestyle genres. After graduating in Political Science from Calcutta University, she took a detour into the world of creativity and discovered her knack for social writing, advertising, designing, and doodling.

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