Contour Obsessed — Part 3: Identifying My Face Shape

The black outer lines in the diagrams represent each face shape described. The benchmark oval shaped face that sits within the black outlines help to demonstrate which proportions of the face will need to appear “re-sculpted” using hair contouring to achieve the more symmetrical and well-balanced oval shape.

You have a round face if...
The length and width of your face is equal. Characteristics include a shorter forehead and chin and a rounded jawline.

You have a square face if...
The length, width and jawline are equal in length. Characteristics include wider facial features, sharper jawline and shorter forehead.

You have a rectangular face if...
This face shape has similar characteristic to the oblong face being longer than it is wide but with a more defined angular jawline and a broader forehead.

You have an oblong shape face if...
The length of your face is approx. more than 1 ½ times longer than wide, with a broad forehead, cheekbones and jaw line. The shape will roughly resemble a rectangle with softer corners.

You have a diamond shape face if...
Your cheekbones are the wider than your forehead and jawline.

You have a triangular/ heart shape face if...
You have a wider forehead and a narrower pointed chin, similar to an inverted triangle.

Credit information and images: L'Oreal Professionnel UK
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