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
Skip ahead to find the best ponytail style for your face shape.
If you're like us, the one-step hairstyle is usually pulled straight back, with varying degrees of height. Nearly impossible to mess up … or so we thought. Turns out most of us are missing out on the perks of finding the most flattering ponytails for our face shape. Jenny Cho, Suave Professionals celebrity hairstylist, and Beverly Hills-based hairstylist Yoshi Hagiwara, agree that the secret to an amazing-looking ponytail is knowing how to tweak your ponytail based on your face shape.
"Most women don't know how to properly balance the angles of their face," says Cho. "The goal is to create the illusion of an oval face shape by playing with the hair's texture and volume." In order to figure out how to fake perfect symmetry while wearing this most basic of hairstyles, we got Cho and Hagiwara to fill us in on the best ponytails for every face shape. Keep reading to find the style that's right for you, so the next time you go to toss your hair up haphazardly, you'll know how to make a few small tweaks that'll transform how you look.
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