Modern Black Hair Styles – How To Choose
The Right One For You
No matter whether or not whether your favorite black hair
style is braided, curly, locks, sleek and straight, short
and funky or twisted and intricate, there are a few things
that you should consider before deciding on what black hair
style to choose for your next do.
Due to the versatility of the black hair style and black
hair in general, ethnic hair styles include some of the most
intricate and beautiful hair creations to be found among fashion-conscious
people today. While many compete to make their black hair
style more elaborate and beautiful than the next, many fail
to observe basic hair styling fundamentals, which are vital
to ensure that a black hair style compliments the wearer rather
than detracts from his or her personal beauty.
Black hair style fundamentals
When choosing the right black hair style for you, it is important
to pay special attention to your facial features and bone
structure. The right black hair style can take the most beautiful
facial features you have and make them absolutely stunning.
The wrong black hair style, on the other hand, can completely
mask those features and may even highlight features you would
When choosing the perfect black hair style for your unique
look, stylists should take into account your build. For example,
close cropped black hair styles would not suit a person with
a large frame, nor would a full-bodied black hair style compliment
a person with a small frame. Making sure that your style and
frame balance is the key here.
Stylists also should look at your face shape when choosing
the best black hair style for you. There are five basic face
shapes: oval, heart, round, square and triangular. All of
these shapes can be beautiful, but one is ideal: oval. No
matter what shaped face you have, achieving the perfect look
involves picking the right black hair style that will make
your face appear more oval.
Oval face shapes are identified by the perfect symmetry of
certain facial features, such as the distance from the hairline
to the bridge of the nose (between the eyes), from the bridge
of the nose to the lips, and from the lips to the bottom of
the chin. If your face is oval shaped, you will have a host
of options when it comes to choosing your black hair style.
This shape is the only one that is complimented by almost
every black hair style imaginable. The oval shape is perfect
for corn rows, braids and all other popular black hair styles.
Heart shaped faces are usually broader through the forehead
and taper to a point at the chin. You can make this shaped
face appear more oval by positioning the weight of the black
hair style at chin level, or by wearing bangs in shorter black
hair styles. Keep in mind that the goal is to minimize the
forehead and to bring prominence to the chin.
Round faces are just that: round. They have wide cheekbones
and are usually smaller through the forehead and chin. The
goal here is to minimize the cheekbones. Black hair styles
with height in the bang and sides cut toward the face usually
Square faces have a bold forehead and an angular jaw line.
Black hair styles with soft edges, and a great deal of texture
directed toward the face really suit this shape. The length
should be kept longer than jaw length to draw attention away
from the jaw, but, at the same time, that length should be
layered. A straight, sleek black hair style would only serve
to accent the angular lines of the face.
Triangular shaped faces are angular at the jaw line, but
narrow through the forehead. They can be treated much the
same way that square faces are treated, with one exception;
more height and fullness is needed throughout the crown and
bang areas of the black hair style to make this section of
the face appear larger.
Now that you know what types of black hair styles to choose
to make you look your best, the only limits are your imagination
and your stylists creativity.
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