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Kendra Aarhus

Why I Don't Believe in the Best Haircut for a Specific Face Shape

By October 24, 2012

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Confession time. I have no idea what face shape I have, and I can not tell you what face shape you have. I've successfully avoided the subject for my entire career. I can't hide it any more.  It's okay though, there's a lot more to getting the right haircut than knowing if your face is round, square, heart, oval, oblong, or pear shaped. Wait. That last one is body shape, right?

Find out how to get the best haircut for you, regardless of your face shape.

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November 2, 2012 at 4:10 pm
(1) Judy K. says:

Great article Kendra. I agree that’s a good hair cut is not always about the shape of your face. To me it’s more about what kind of hair you have, straight, curly etc. I’m really not sure about my face shape either. I have long curly hair & layers work best for me.

I have read Julyne’s articles about face shape & belong to her site too. She has alot of good info there & so do you. I also think that a hair cut should be what works for you. I don’t like to do alot to my hair. So, almost all of the time I just wash, condition & use a detangler or leave in conditioner & allow it to dry naturally. When it’s very cold where I live in Chicago, then I will use a dryer on it but never blow dry it straight. I just go with my natural curl.

Some women prefer short hair & others prefer shoulder length or longer hair. What works for 1 woman may not work for another. I love reading what you post & looking at the pictures over here & on Facebook. Have a real nice weekend.

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