If you’re that kind of woman with a long face shape, then you will need to have short to medium length hairstyles because they somehow frame out that face shape perfectly. On this list, I have compiled different short haircut pictures for ladies with long faces, if you pull off any of these trends you will look fabulous, for those with no time, you can easily buy a short wig, most of them have human hair.
You can even tryout bangs on your short hairstyle in order to cover your forehead, a bang will somehow make your face look less long and you will need some fullness at the sides to make that short hairstyle look wider.
Layered short hairstyles work well with long face shapes. However, applying curls or soft waves to your short hairstyle will help to add volume and texture to your short hairstyle. Avoid styling long hairdos in case you have a long face because this will make your face look even longer. Hairstyles that are longer than shoulder length will not look good on your long face. You should also know that the right hairstyle is the key to balancing your facial features and in this article I have chosen a few of your favorite short hairstyles that will look great on your long face shapes.
1. Jolie by Noriko
HOW TO STYLE:
This lady has a graduated short bob hairstyle which stops around the neck area and also has a side swept bang which frames her long shaped face perfectly. This hairstyle adds the full, soft volume and texture to your short hair. This casual and elegant hairstyle will also give you that flirty and highly seductive look compared to other short hairstyles. Below are some of the steps that you can follow in case you wish to style your hair like this lady;
- Start with washing your hair with a good mild shampoo and after apply a hair conditioner before doing the final rinse. Only use cold water to wash and rinse your short hair.
- Then apply a good hair styling product like a mousse, gel or a spray to clean damp hair. This will help the styling products to work effectively on your hair.
- Blow-dry your hair with a high quality blow dryer which has a diffuser attachment and if possible it would even be best to let your hair air-dry because this helps to keep it looking healthy and natural.
- Elevate sections of hair at the crown area and then use a large round brush to create style on the sides of the head. This will also help to create volume to hair that falls on the sides of the head.
- Use a good flat iron to straighten your short hair and create that smooth hair texture. Flip this iron under to create the flipped hair ends.
- Conclude by applying a serum or hair spray to your hairstyle. This will help to add shine, texture and smoothness to your hair.
- This is a modern bob wig which has been perfectly layered with lots of texture and volume making it to look very great and amazing from every angle. The wig has a side swept bang which helps to frame out any face shape perfectly. You can even part the hair of this wig to the sides or downwards in order to suit your preference.
- It comes with a monofilament top which helps to add movement and even creates the illusion of natural hair growth at the crown area.
- The wig is made from good quality synthetic fibers that look really amazing and soft like real human hair. This type of fiber can even be styled like real human hair hence providing you with a wider range of styling options.
- Try to carryout regular trims on your short hair; this will help to keep your short hair looking healthy and great because trimming will help to remove any split ends from that short haircut and you will need to trim hair every after 4-5 weeks in order to maintain its shape and style of your short hairstyle.
- Always wash and maintain short hair with a good quality shampoo and conditioner because high quality hair products will always keep your hair looking healthy and shiny compared to poor quality hair products. Use a shampoo and conditioner like ‘Sexy Hair Concepts Short Double Duty 2 In 1 Daily Deep Cleansing Shampoo & Conditioner’ which is Color safe, its a deep cleanser & conditioner and can be used on a daily basis.
- Don’t overload your hair with many different hair products; though your hair needs these styling products to keep it looking healthy and to maintain its style and shape, but using too much of these care products will just cause damage to your hair in the long run. Try not to over use products that make hair to look dull and greasy like gels and pomades because they will weigh down your hair and even make it to look lifeless.
- Place your wig on a dry fiber towel after washing it so that you leave the towel to absorb the excess water from that wig. Only wash your synthetic wig after wearing it for over 14 to 18 times and trust me, this will help to sustain the style, shape and beauty of your wig for a longer period of time.
- Use a wide toothed comb or brush that is specifically designed to comb or brush your synthetic wig and you should regularly brush your short wig after using it, start brushing it from the bottom and gently move your brush upwards to the wig hair tips. Buy a good wig brush like ‘3-Row Wire Bristle Hair Brush’ which can be used on natural and synthetic hair.
- Only use cool water or Luke-warm water to wash and rinse off any remaining shampoo and conditioner from your wig. Use a small amount of wig shampoo and conditioner on your hairpiece so that it will be very easy for you to rinse out these products.
3.Tyra Banks Hair Style
4. Zest by Gabor
HOW TO STYLE:
The lady you see above has a short tousled and dramatic hairstyle with feathered full front bangs which frame out her long face shape very well. The movement of this hairstyle is more controlled and less frizzy hence it will make you look very posh and feminine compared to other thick hairstyles
- The volume of this short haircut is boosted starting from the roots moving upwards and it also has short, textured hair strands which look amazing and great after applying some good quality styling products which will help make hair look and feel flexible, soft but with a strong appearance. Below are the guidelines that you can follow when styling this particular hairstyle.
- Begin by washing your short hair with a good light weight shampoo and in small amounts. Massage your hair gently with this shampoo and then rinse it out. After, apply a good hair conditioner and then do the final rinse.
- Use a high quality microfiber towel to remove excess water from your hair and then use a blow dryer with a diffuser attachment to dry your hair but make sure that you set it to the lowest heat setting so that heat from it does not damage your hair.
- After your hair is dried, apply a voluminous mousse to it in order to add volume and texture to your short hair.Use your fingers to lift, style and to add volume to your hairstyle.
- Use good hair pomade on your hair ends because this product will help your hair to add texture and movement to your short hairstyle.
- Get a flat iron or even a curling iron and start styling your hair by creating those feathered front bangs. After use a medium barreled curling iron to create that curly and wavy texture throughout your hairstyle.
- Finish by applying a medium hold hairspray to your hair in order to make it smooth, shiny, and firm for the whole day. But remember not to apply too much of this product because it will just make your hair to look oily and greasy.
- This is a short textured boy cut ready-to-wear wig with some feathered bangs at the front and tousled hair throughout. This wig is made from high quality synthetic fiber which is very soft and even style-able like your natural hair.
- It has cap less cap construction with an open welted construction which makes this wig light in weight and well ventilated for a cool comfortable fit.
- The wig also comes with personal fit cap which offers a custom-like fit and conforms to the shape of your head after 1 to 2 hour of wear.
- Try to wash your short hair often but not a daily basis; at least wash your short hair for 2- 3 times a week if you wish to achieve best results from it. However, don’t wash it for over 5 times a week because this will make your short hair become very dry and brittle.
- Only use hair shampoos and conditioners that help to prevent hair frizz and will even be able to leave your short hair smooth, shiny, flexible and moist. You can buy a shampoo and conditioner like ‘Sexy Hair Healthy Soymilk Shampoo and Conditioner Duo‘ which is created with Soy and Cocoa which work perfectly to care for your hair, its color-safe and specially formulated to add moisture, restore pliability and sheen to hair with intensive repairing qualities.
- Don’t blow dry short hair because it is more prone to heat than long hair.Heat blow drying it will cause frizz up and even stand on the ends.Avoid straightening or curling your short hair with heat styling tools because they will also make your hair to look very dry and brittle hence it will end up breaking in the long run.
- Use a good wig brush to gently brush or comb your hairpiece but try not to over brush that wig because you may cause damage to its fibers. Purchase a wig brush like ‘Brush Strokes Steel Pin Cushion Wig Brush’ which is excellent for thick hair, extensions and hair weaves, has Wire bristles penetrate hair with ease and its Gentle on hair.
- Never wash your synthetic wig using hot water because it will make the wig cap to lose its original shape, structure and will even burn the wig fibers hence this means that your wig will not be able to last for a longer period of time. Always use cool water to clean your wig if you want to sustain it for a longer period of time.
- Leave your wig to dry naturally at room temperatures by placing it over a slender hairspray bottle or on a good wig stand because this will allow air circulation through that wig. Never put your wet wig on a mannequin head because it will stretch the wig cap and make the wig to lose its original shape and structure.
5.Vantage Point by Gabor
6. Bob Hairstyle
7. Short Straight Black
8. Hallie by Estetica
9. Short Bob by Tabatha Coffey
HOW TO STYLE:
This lady has a fine short brown hairstyle with refined layering and amazing hair texture. This haircut has shorter hair on the upper part of her head which helps to create that elegant rounded shape. The haircut also has a long side swept bang which falls over one eye making this woman to really look cute and beautiful.
- This haircut may look like a tomboy cut, but it really shows off its romantic and feminine side. This haircut is well textured and styled to forward direction and even has tiny sideburns which really look adorable. The hair on the sides is cut right above the ears and the hair at the back falls between the neck nape area making this haircut to look playful and rebellious with that spunky attitude. Below are some of the of the steps that you can use when styling your hair like this lady;
- Clean your hair with cool water mixed with a mild light shampoo, but make sure you first comb your short hair to remove all the knots and tangles before you start washing it.
- After, condition hair with a good hair conditioner and apply it before doing the final rinse. If you use the right hair conditioner then you should know that your hair will really look great after drying it.
- Then, apply a styling product to your hair when it is still wet or dump. This is because the styling agents are more active when used on wet hair compared to dry hair.
- Get a good blow-dryer and start drying your short hair. Remember to apply a heat protection serum or spray to your hair before you start blow-drying it and if you have time it would even be best to wait for short hair to dry naturally without exposing it to any heat tools.
- Acquire a good styling brush and pass it through your hair to make it straight and smooth in order to get rid of any unusual growth patterns in your haircut. You can even use your fingers to do the same purpose because they are gentler on short hair compared to brushes.
- Apply a firm holding and texture hair spray to short hair. This hair product will help to define your hair texture very well and will even keep your hair looking smooth, shiny and firm throughout the whole day.
- This is a sleek short bob wig with light tampered layers throughout which help to create beautiful movement and dimension within the hairstyle. It has a long side swept bang which will give you that fresh modern look and style.
- Its made from light heat friendly synthetic fiber that looks and feels luxurious, silky and soft like real human hair and it can even offer you with a variety of styling options.
- The wig has a lace front that helps to create an illusion of a natural hair line and even allows for styling away from the face.
- Its monofilament top which is placed on the crown area creates an illusion of natural hair growth in sections where your wig is parted.
- Use small amounts of styling products on your short hair and avoid using products that will make your hair greasy and oily because they will make your hair heavy and even hard to style. Don’t leave styling products in your hair for over a night because they will damage your short hair hence this means that you should rinse them out using cold water and hair shampoo before going to bed.
- Apply a strong deep conditioner to your short hair for at least once in a week because it will help to make your hair smooth, flexible, shiny and even prevent it from breaking. A good deep conditioner will also shield your hairs natural color. Buy a deep conditioner like ‘Nexxushumectress ultimate moisture deep conditioning treatment’ which Strengthens dry hair damaged by heat styling and chemical services, and Intensely replenishes vital moisture while reducing frizz and breakage.
- Consult your best professional hairstylist about your hair texture and type because this will help you to choose the right products to use on your hair. However if you don’t have the time to consult this expert, then just wash your hair and after rinsing it with cold water, wait for at least 5 minutes to see what it will turn into. With this method you will be able to find out your hair texture and type.
- Try to gently brush your wig a good quality wig brush in order to remove any tangle and knots from it but do this before you begin washing your wig with a mild shampoo mixed with cold water. Remember to condition your wig every time you wash it because this will help to keep your wig looking healthy, smooth and shiny.
- Always store or place your synthetic wig on your wig on a good quality wig stand at night when going to bed or when you’re not using it. You can also leave it to air-dry on this wig stand but never place your wig on Styrofoam head when it’s still wet because it will stretch the wig cap. Buy a wig stand like ‘TOOGOO Folding Stable Durable Wig Hair Hat Cap Holder Stand Holder Display Tool’ which is a Folding Stand, durable and Stable wig Stand and it is also a Cap Holder Stand.
- Don’t expose your wig to styling tools that produce excess heat like hair dryers, blow dryers, and curling irons because such tools will severely damage or even burn your wig and make it to lose its original shape and structure.
10. Talia Mono by Ellen Wille
11. Straight Full Lace Wig
12. Lace Front Wig
13. Soft Focus by Raquel Welch
HOW TO STYLE:
If you don’t want to cut your hair very short then you can try out this medium length short bob hairstyle featured in the picture above. The lady you’re observing in the picture above has a beautiful, thick and wavy bob hairstyle with a side swept fringe which helps to shape out her long face perfectly.
- This classic bob hair style has lots of layer throughout which help to add texture and movement making this lady to look trendy and irresistible.
- It has beautiful big curls which are slightly layered and tapered for extra bounce and a messy hair texture which gives that sexy effect. Some hair of this haircut is pulled back on one side to expose the ear while the other opposite side is kept closer to the face making this hairstyle perfect for working class women. Below are some of the steps that you should follow when styling this classic bob hairstyle.
- First brush your short hair to remove all the tangles and knots from it with a wide toothed comb or you can even finger comb your hair in case you don’t want to use a brush.
- After, wash your hair with a good shampoo and conditioner, massage these products thoroughly through your hair and then rinse them out using cool or Luke-warm water.
- Get your micro fiber towel and use it to pat excess water from your hair and then use a blow dryer with a diffuser attachment to dry your hair until you see and feel that it’s just moist. Make sure you use this dryer at its lowest heat setting so that it does not damage your hair.
- Apply a good heat protection serum or spray to your dry hair and then use a large barreled curling iron to create the big curls and waves within your hairstyle.Curl large vertical sections of your hair and try to curl hair away from the face.
- Continue curling your entire head and after allow these curls to cool and then break them up with your fingers to create that messy cute hair texture.
- Finish by setting style with a flexible hairspray. Use this spray all over your hairstyle in order to get that complete good look.
- This is a medium length bob styled wig with a soft long side swept bang which falls just above the fore head making this wig to really look elegant, classy and beautiful.
- It has a monofilament top cap construction which gives the appearance of your own natural scalp when wearing this wig.
- The wig is made from human hair hence this means that it will offer you with maximum styling options and will even give you that most natural looking look and human hair wigs can even last for long compared to synthetic wigs.
- It comes with a lace front which helps to create an illusion of natural hairline throughout the entire perimeter of your head.
- Try to only air dry your short hair so that you can avoid exposing it to heat styling tools like blow dryers because heat from such tools will make your short hair to look very dry and brittle and it will end up looking lifeless compared to hair that is left to dry naturally at room temperature.
- Go for a good quality shampoo and conditioner that works best with your hair type and texture if u wish to achieve good results from that short haircut that you’re having. You should also try to use shampoo that help to control the natural hair oils so that your hair looks just perfect but not oily or very dry.
- Use a good hair mask to clean your short hair for at least once in a week because this will help to replenish and even treat your hair. A good quality hair mask will keep your hair looking healthy and it will even prevent your short hair from becoming oily. Use a hair mask like ‘Neutrogena Triple Moisture’ which is Salon approved, Non waxy, Freshly fragrance, Treats extra dry,over processed and color treated hair.
- Avoid sleeping with your wig on because it will get tangled during the night when you’re sleeping and you may even stretch its cap hence making it to lose its shape and structure. Try to acquire a good wig stand on which to place or store your wig in case it’s not under use like at night. Purchase a wig stand like ‘Amo Vee Wig Stand, Portable Wig Stand, Wig Dryer’ which is easy to assemble, Can be used daily and when traveling and its for Professional hair salon use and home use.
- Only brush your wig with a wide toothed comb or a wire wig brush because this will help to make your wig smooth and straight without causing damage to it. Never use regular brushes to comb your wig because they will severely damage your wig hair strands and cap.
- Use cold or Luke-warm water mixed with good quality mild shampoo to wash your wig. Try as much as you can not to use hot water to clean your wigs because it will compromise the wig cap and make the wig to lose its style and structure.
14. High Society by Gabor
15. Straight White Top Quality
HOW TO STYLE:
This lady has a very short platinum bob hairstyle which looks like it has cut with a laser because of its total precision and perfection. This haircut reveals her ears and cheekbones and has a full front bang which creates a lightly rounded and blunt line that falls just above the eyebrows. The hair of this haircut looks soft, straight, and even has that silky shine. This hairstyle also looks bold, intense and full of energy with those different sharp angles throughout. Below are the steps that you can follow when styling your hair like the lady featured above;
- Start by trimming your long hair short with a good hair trimmer then thoroughly comb it with a wide toothed comb to remove any tangs and knots.
- Then wash it with cool water mixed with a mild shampoo and lastly apply a good hair conditioner before doing the final rinse. Wash your hair gently so that you don’t cause damage to it.
- Use a good towel to remove excess water from your hair and then leave it to air-dry but in case you’re in a hurry then you can use a blow dryer to dry your short hair.
- After, apply a styling product like a mousse or gel to wet hair. Massage this product gently throughout your in hair in case you wish to achieve best results
- Get a styling brush and blow dry your hair again while pushing it to the sides to get rid of any unusual growth patterns.
- Use a good flat iron to straighten your short hairstyle, use this iron to flip your hair inwards in order to create that cute bob hairstyle.
- Finish styling your hair by applying a good hair spray in order to add texture and volume to your short haircut.
- This is a platinum blonde wig that is made from human hair which makes this wig to have the most natural look and feel and it can even be styled with heat tools. You just have to wear this wig directly onto your own hair because it is a ready to wear wig.
- It comes with a monofilament top which is hand knotted and it also helps to create an appearance of natural hair growth in sections where the wig hair is parted.
- The wig also has an open wefting on the sides and at the back of the cap which helps to make this wig breathable and light in weight.
- Wash short hair every after 2 -3 days but not a regular basis because this will help to sustain the natural oils with in your hair and even keep hair looking healthy and shiny. Washing your hair daily will just remove the hair natural oils and hence make your hair to look very dry and brittle.
- After shampooing your hair, you should also apply a good hair conditioner immediately in order to keep your hair moisturized, healthy, stronger and manageable. Purchase a conditioner like ‘Tresemme Naturals Vibrantly Smooth Conditioner’ which is made from natural ingredients and will even vibrantly make your hair smooth.
16. Free Style
17. Simplicity by Jon Renau
18. Ellen by Estetica
19. Paradox by Gabor
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