What's the Best Ponytail for Your Face Shape?
Turns out there's more to throwing your hair up than you think. Follow this easy guide to discover which ponytails work best with your face shape
The best ponytail for a square or rectangle faceSince the jawline and hairline are so chiseled in these face types, it's important to soften the square shape with bits of hair. "Leaving out a few of the front pieces creates a flowing effect around the edges," says Hagiwara. "Plus, adding waves and wispy bangs will help camouflage the harsh angles."
This face-framing layer effect (à la Brigitte Bardot) can be best achieved with a center part; if your face-framing bits of hair are balanced on both sides, it'll help soften an angular jaw line and hide width in the cheeks. As for the ponytail's ends, Cho says adding a hint of bend with a curling iron -- whether flipped out or in -- also helps balance angles.
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