Things To Consider Before You Get Bangs

Confused whether you should get bangs or not? Read on to know.

Bhavishya Bir
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If you are planning to get bangs but are confused, then you have come to the right place. We are here to tell you what kind of bangs will suit your face.

Measure Your Face

The first step to decide is to measure the length and width of your face. This will help you to analyse the shape of your face. If your face has equal length and width, then your face is round, square or heart shaped. However, if your face is a bit longer than it is wide, then your face is probably oval, square or heart shaped.

If you have an oval shaped face, then it is an ideal one as all kinds of hairstyles suit this face shape.

Consider Your Jawline

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Next step is to consider the shape of your jawline. Your jawline is the bottom half of your face. This starts at the level of your lower ears and ends at the chin. If you have a pointed jawline, then it will be a V-shape. On the other hand, if you have round jawline, then your face is circular. If you have a square jawline, then it forms very clear lines that define the bottom of the face.

Forehead & Hairline

The next step is to determine whether your forehead and hairline is wide or narrow. If your forehead is bigger than your face, then you have a wide forehead. On the other hand, if your hairline is inward, then your forehead is narrow.

Determine The Face Shape

As per the observations made previously, including the length of your face, your jawline, and your forehead, you need to analyse what is the shape of your face.

  • Circular Shape: The jawline is round and the face is equally long & short. The forehead can be both, narrow or wide.
  • Heart Shape: This face shape looks like a heart where the forehead is wide and the jawline has a pointed V-shape.
  • Oval Shape: This kind of face is long and round where the length of the face is long and the jawline is round.
  • Oblong Shape: This face shape has a bit longer than the oval but is not as wide.
  • Square Shape: When the width of the face is even, the forehead is wide and the jawline is square, then you have a square face.
  • Diamond Shape: When the face is widest in the centre, the jawline is V-shape and the forehead is narrow, then you have a diamond face.
  • Pear Shape: You have a pear shape, then your jaw is wider than your hairline.

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Choose The Right Bangs

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Your hairstyle should be according to your face. The kind of hairstyle you choose should accentuate your features and your face more appealing. It is best to choose the kind of bangs that will help you to get flatter your natural features.

Round faces If you have a round face, then you should go for thick and choppy bangs that will create hard angles on the face. Bangs that cut straight across the forehead are suggested for round faces.

If you have a heart shaped face, then several styles can suit your face. Straight across bangs or side swept bangs, both can look good. You can also go for curtain bangs.

Oval face shapes can pull off most of the haircuts. You should opt for bangs that hit between the eyebrows and eyelashes.

If you have a square face, then get the kind of bangs that will soften the angles of your face. Avoid evenly cut bangs that make a line across the forehead. Opt for side swept or frontal bangs.

If you have a diamond face shape, then opt for side swept bangs and avoid any bangs that cut straight across the forehead.

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Take Care Of Your Hair

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Along with analysing your face shape, you should also consider your hair type. You should definitely consider your hair type and choose your haircut accordingly. Consult with your hairstylist once. After you have got bangs, then get regular trims and opt for suitable hair products.

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