10 Flattering Hairstyles for Oval Faces

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Shoulder-length hair will always be stylish, no matter how many celebrities chop their long hair. "This shoulder-length look frames an oval-shaped face perfectly," 

Long, Wavy

Long, gentle waves suit oval faces and wavy hair. Abramite advises layering oval faces to avoid dragging them down. "Soft layers that fall between the eyes and collarbone 

French Bob

A blunt French bob, with hair chopped below the chin, can drastically modify your face shape. The key is blunt ends, straight hair, and a center part.

Curtains Bang

Curtain bangs suit oval faces and are low-maintenance. "The forehead will remain covered while the bang width will widen for better balance up top,"

Textured Pixie

"Oval faces are considered the 'ideal shape.' Some say any cut will suit this face. Friese agrees, however she always emphasizes the face's eyes

Heavy Bangs

Any bang style suits oval faces. "Deep side, middle, and side-swept all generally work well with oval face shape," says celebrity hairstylist Chaz Dean.

Adult Pixie

Edgy haircuts are bold, yet they can be chic. Add jagged layers to integrate your pixie in-between cuts. Play with barrettes and stylish hair clips throughout this period.

soft curls

This cut is quite flexible. Part it down the middle for sophistication or off to the side for volume. Like Olga Kurylenko, straighten or curl it.

Sideswept Bangs

This looks fantastic on long hair with large, natural waves. "Having an oval face is great for big hair, so don't be afraid to go for it!"

Layered Bob

Add lengthy layers for body and sweep the bangs to the side to highlight the jawline. Sexy Hair Surfer Girl Dry Texturizing Spray ($20) adds thickness.

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