How to Find the Perfect Parting for Your Face Shape
Have a good idea of what your face shape is but not quite sure what hairstyles suit you? We spoke with celebrity hairstylist Mika Fowler (she’s responsible for Olivia Munn’s perfectly chopped locks) and asked for her advice on finding the most flattering part for the shape of your face. Turns out, a simple update to your part can elongate your features, bring out your cheekbones, soften sharp angles, and more. We’re reaching for our combs as we type. Keep scrolling to find the best part for your face shape.
Face Shape: Round
Parting: Middle Or Deep Side
Face Shape: Square
Parting: Side With Bangs
Face Shape: Oval
Fowler says the most “ideal” face shape for any part is the oval-shaped face.
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Face Shape: Heart
Parting: Deep Side
Face Shape: Diamond
Parting: Side, No Fringe
Face Shape: Oblong
Parting: Middle or Bangs
She recommends asking for a haircut with layers to bring out your cheekbones and strong jaw line.
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