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5 Things you need to consider before you choose your best hair style

Choosing your best hair style made simple

Answering the question” what’s your best hair style?” should be a mutual effort between you and your hair stylist! Your part includes, first finding a good hair stylist and second, an honest assessment of yourself. Your hairdresser needs to determine your face shape, hair type and lifestyle issues. They also need to know what you will and won’t do in regards to styling your hair. That’s it!

So what’s your best hair style? There is more than just one hair style that will be flattering on you, but as you’ve probably experienced, the best hair styles you’ve had in the past have been effortless and brought compliments.

Best hair style for your face shape

Know Your Face Shape

Need I say that the best hair styles for round face shapes differ from the best hair styles for heart shape faces? This is scary, but I remember a time when the connection between hair style and face shape was not something openly acknowledged. It wasn’t taught in beauty school. This meant that your hairdresser had an eye for good balance, or not! Still, not all hairdressers ‘get it’ or have the artistic eye to know what haircuts are most flattering for your face shape. For that reason it’s good to learn for yourself what works and what doesn’t work with your face shape. Knowledge is power!

 

Know Your Hair Type and Texture

This is just as important as the subject of knowing your face shape. Your hair type and texture will match up specifically well with certain hair styles. When a good match is made, your hair will look great while being easy to style. When your hair type is wrong for any style and you try to wear it anyways . . . you’ll be fighting it daily and damaging it in your attempts to beat it into submission!

You can’t be expected to know the best hair styles your hair type and texture will work with, but a good hairdresser will know, and it is of key importance here. In its natural state do you have straight hair, curly hair, wavy hair or kinky hair? Is your hair thin, medium or thick? Is your hair fine or coarse in texture? Pay attention and learn what type of hair styles work best for your hair type.

Best hair style for your life style

Consider Your Lifestyle Issues

Once you have established your face shape, hair type and texture, the next concern should be to know how your lifestyle issues will work with the hairstyle you choose.

Our lifestyle changes over time, but, at the current moment they have a huge importance on what hair style will best fit your image and day-to-day living.

  • Do you work out or participate in sports?
  • Are you fashion conscious? Business oriented? Work at home?
  • Do you have small children?
  • Is your life pace relaxed or very active?
  • How much time are you willing to spend on your hair each day?
  • What hair styling tools are you willing to you use?

Best hair style

Take the time to find a good hair stylist. A good hair stylist will help answer questions like; hairstyles with bangs are they right for you? Can you wear Taylor Swift hair? Can you wear layered haircuts or long hairstyles with bangs? Are short hairstyles good for you? Getting your best hair style doesn’t just happen by accident. If you see a woman with the perfect hair style for her, you can bet that she has collaborated carefully with her hairdresser before the first snip.

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2 Comments »

  1. To get the best hair style to make your picture perfect, it is important that you proceed with the thorough analysis. I think hair styles should make you look beautiful rather than making horrible!

    Comment by Hairstyles – short hairstyles — December 7, 2010 @ 6:19 am

  2. Having a hairstyle that suits your face is of great importance. There are a variety of hairstyles available, but not all of them are suitable for everyone. Thus, it is very important to get a professional stylist to assist with getting a hairstyle. For more information about quality hair salon services please visit my website.

    Comment by Ben Bowling — December 1, 2010 @ 12:57 pm

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