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The Chin Length Chops for Your Face Shape

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The Chin Length Chops for Your Face Shape

Summer is here – and that means it’s time to opt for a shorter, cuter style than you had during the past year. Shorter cuts are much easier to maintain, keep you cool, and look cute and stylish. Chin length cuts are one of the best routes to take for a short summer style – not too short, not too much length – they’re just about right. Lionesse has the lowdown on chin-length cuts that are perfect for every face shape, and you can check them out in the article below.

The Fringed Bob hairstyle

Heart Shaped Faces – Fringed Bob
Heart shaped faces do look cute with a chin-length cut, but be careful of adding in layers or too short of a style. You don’t want to go above the chin with a heart shaped face as it can make your face appear wider than heart shaped. Also, you should opt for a side part, but stay away from a center part. Adding fringe on top of the hair is a great idea, and wearing your bob in a wavy or curly style is another great option for you.

Bob with side swept bangs hairstyle

Round Faces – Bob with Side Swept Bangs
Those with round faces usually struggle with their face shape and are always looking for ways to elongate their faces. Straight bangs should be avoided as they make the face appear shorter in length. Bobs with side swept bangs are perfect for round faces. Lots of layers will add dimension to the hair, and a side part will help to elongate your face, taking away from the roundness of your face shape if that’s what you would like to go for. It will look classy and very pretty, and is perfect for the summer months. Stay away from curls and waves, as this will make your face appear fuller.

Angled bob with wavy hair style

Oval Faces – Most Versatile; Many Options
The girls with oval faces should count themselves lucky, as this face shape is the most versatile in terms of hair style. You can wear it in a cute angled bob, toss in some waves and side-swept bangs, or nix the bangs completely. You could also wear it straight with some longer sections in the front, and shorter in the back. Or, opt for all one length and add layers to add volume and style. Girls with oval face shapes also look phenomenal with longer hair, and can style it as they see fit because it will all look fantastic!

Side swept bangs hairstyle

Square Faces – Angled Cut with Side Swept Bangs
A cut that offers long, angled sections in the front to frame the face and incorporated side swept bangs will really help to elongate your face and soften your jaw line. It will also look great with some layer, fringe, or waves. Those with square faces can also safely wear curls as the curls will soften your features as well. Anything with whisps in the front and opting for a rounded cut will also suit your jawline well.

78 Comments
  • Teresa Miller

    July 18, 2015 at 12:17 am

    Love the look. But I can’t give up my long locks!

  • Janice Santillo

    July 18, 2015 at 5:46 pm

    I love articles like this, but I can never find a style or stylist that can help my curly unruly, thinning hair.

  • Suzanne Esaine

    July 18, 2015 at 6:59 pm

    My hair is super long because no matter how short I cut my hair in the past when donating to the Locks of Love, the growing out phase is HORRIBLE! I would love to find a short style that would look great on me because taking care of my hair is such a chore.

  • Tara McClenic

    July 19, 2015 at 12:10 am

    My daughter recently said that she wanted to cut her hair short. I think this will be useful for finding the right cut for her face shape.

  • Shauntea Crutcher

    July 19, 2015 at 2:52 am

    I love the fringe bob. It’s super cute.

  • Dreama Allegretti

    July 19, 2015 at 4:38 am

    !!! I really need a hair cut. I want to do something a little longer than this though…maybe a messy lob.

  • Gabrielle

    July 19, 2015 at 4:47 am

    I love chin length hair on myself and it’s great to see an article extolling the many virtues and variations of my favorite style. Thanks!

  • M.Clark

    July 19, 2015 at 5:02 am

    These are great tips for people who are interested in a shorter hairstyle. Thank you for sharing this post.

  • eric zimmermann

    July 19, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    I like the Style in the first photo

  • Kat Olmstead

    July 19, 2015 at 3:15 pm

    I would love to have shorter hair, but my husband loves my long hair. It’s to the middle of my back and gets in the way. Shorter hair would be so much easier to take care of.

  • Kat Olmstead

    July 19, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    I would love shorter hair. Mine is to the middle of my back.

  • Irina G.

    July 19, 2015 at 11:18 pm

    Thank you for the useful article!

  • SharonC Douglas

    July 19, 2015 at 11:21 pm

    They are very good stylist

  • Helena

    July 20, 2015 at 10:48 am

    Amazing hairstyles!
    Thank you for thi wonderful artcle!

  • Marlene V

    July 20, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    Thanks for the great inspiration to cut my hair! Some great styles to consider. I really like the style with the curls.

  • SHARON MARTIN

    July 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm

    AFTER READING THIS ARTICLE THE HAIR STYLES FOR FACE SHAPES ARE A GREAT CHOICE FOR ME TO USE WHEN DECIDING ON DIFFERENT HAIR STYLES FOR MY FACE SHAPE.

  • susan byrne

    July 20, 2015 at 8:18 pm

    They first style is so cute! Making me want to get bangs!

  • Wisnu Satriyadi

    July 21, 2015 at 12:41 am

    So Beautifull

  • Theresa Clarke

    July 21, 2015 at 1:06 am

    Thanks for explaining the difference cuts for different face shapes!

  • Luna Salazar

    July 21, 2015 at 7:16 am

    These hairstyles are so cute! I have round face and have been thinking of curling my hair! Thanks for the article.

  • lisa g

    July 21, 2015 at 9:31 pm

    I’m not fond of the bob cut. It looks great on some people. For me, I prefer to keep my hair a bit longer.

  • Darla Peduzzi

    July 22, 2015 at 3:07 pm

    Really interesting article. I always wondered which types of cuts would be best for my shape of face.

  • HS

    July 22, 2015 at 8:26 pm

    That’s Great!

  • Ellen Mae Barrientos

    July 22, 2015 at 8:36 pm

    This is a very nice article. i can choose what style of hair i need with regards to the shape of my face.

  • Penny Burry

    July 23, 2015 at 12:51 am

    Loved reading this I was not aware. I am a short-haired girl with an oval face and want to eventually grow my hair into a short-medium bob. Reading this was very helpful! Thanks

  • Nik W

    July 23, 2015 at 8:59 am

    very nice & fashionable hair cuts for different face shapes……

  • Coline T.

    July 23, 2015 at 11:43 am

    beautiful, very feminine styles!

  • consuelo carpenter

    July 23, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    Very interesting. i wonder how my hair may look with this cut

  • Nicole Acuna

    July 23, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    I do have an oval face with a somewhat sharp jaw line, i really like the curly version of the bob here!

  • Mae Maddran

    July 23, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    Love the hair styles and found out my face is oval and there are very nice styles for that.

  • Julie Harris

    July 23, 2015 at 5:50 pm

    Lots of great hairstyles. Something to think about….

  • Robin Chesser

    July 23, 2015 at 10:50 pm

    Thank you, I have often wondered what type of short hair would suit me.

  • KATHARINE COOKMAN

    July 24, 2015 at 12:28 am

    LOOKIN’ GREAT I NEED SOMETHING DONE WITH MY NATURAL CURLY HAIR THE SHORTER I GO THE AFROPUFF JUST SHOWS MORE

  • Clare Donnellly

    July 24, 2015 at 2:19 am

    Great article! I have a square face and this was very helpful to know how to wear my bangs.

  • K. Swan

    July 24, 2015 at 3:41 am

    I found the article helpful and creative!

  • Nikolina

    July 24, 2015 at 7:25 am

    This was interesting to read, thanks for the tips!! 🙂

  • Suzanne Tedeschi

    July 24, 2015 at 8:53 pm

    I would never have the nerve to cut my hair this short. I don’t feel I have the face shape for it.

  • cynthia knisely

    July 24, 2015 at 10:28 pm

    After reading the review, I believe I have a kind of oval face. My face is long. The past few years I have been wearing my hair short. But since reading the review, I think will grow out my hair until and wear a bob cutI

  • Alison Maurer

    July 24, 2015 at 11:48 pm

    This article is perfect timing for me. I have long hair and was seriously thinking of chopping it all off. The styles are so cute I just may do it!

  • Lenny Apa

    July 25, 2015 at 12:21 am

    Not a fan of bobs at all.

  • Beth Nokes

    July 25, 2015 at 4:48 am

    Love angled cuts and the full texture of these bobs!

  • Nicole McLean

    July 25, 2015 at 5:24 am

    Love these styles!

  • Caleb Newton

    July 25, 2015 at 6:27 am

    Short haircuts are the upcoming style! Better jump on the trend before it gets too mainstream!

  • Victoria l. Sadler

    July 25, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    This had been helpful!

  • Pat Houston

    July 25, 2015 at 3:45 pm

    Interesting

  • jacki ens

    July 25, 2015 at 10:29 pm

    love this

  • seemee bang

    July 25, 2015 at 11:44 pm

    i love these hairstyle
    especially chin-length hair cut and the Angled Cut with Side Swept Bangs

  • ELIZABETH MARRERO

    July 26, 2015 at 1:46 am

    great tips

  • cathryn

    July 26, 2015 at 8:47 pm

    so many pretty styles

  • Shelley Homel

    July 26, 2015 at 11:09 pm

    i sure could use a professionals skills

  • anna donato

    July 26, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    I like the angled cut, it is similar to what I have now, but looks like a better cut.

  • Michelle Rose

    July 27, 2015 at 5:55 am

    My hair is naturally curly. I like having bangs to shape my face.

  • Mary Cummings

    July 27, 2015 at 6:59 am

    Wonderful tips for hairstyles to fit different face shapes. My face is more oval and, yes, I could wear my hair in different styles easily when I was younger. I loved wearing it long but feel at age 63 the longer styles drag my face down now. My hair now is cut very much like the oval faced girl above only I have little more layering and shorter wispy bangs.

  • Leahaurora

    July 27, 2015 at 8:52 am

    super cute

  • Gina N.

    July 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    Love each of these styles for each of the different face shapes. Luckily my face is oval shaped so, yes, I do have more options for hair styles.

  • Marlene Sundheimer

    July 27, 2015 at 3:12 pm

    The article is very helpful and informative. I love most of the looks. I would have to use the cut for a round face, which is my favorite style pictured.

  • Danielle Lacina

    July 27, 2015 at 3:47 pm

    I’m heavily pondering the thought to go chin length again, I’m in need of a change regarding my style. This article is great. Thank you

  • joy gibson

    July 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    This stuff is great

  • Angela Rogers

    July 27, 2015 at 5:50 pm

    Love the short hair styles! I recently went short this year, best cut for my face!

  • Rita Anderson

    July 27, 2015 at 8:34 pm

    I tried an angled bob a few years ago, with my texture and wave of hair it was too labor intensive for me.

  • Sara schwab

    July 27, 2015 at 9:50 pm

    i like theses hair styles

  • Angela Bauer

    July 28, 2015 at 2:36 am

    I’m glad and so happy to see this. I showed my boyfriend this article, every summer I want to chop my hair off to have the pretty short hair, he says no try growing it out. Now he says ok ok I guess short is cute to and perfect for summer. Ha I showed him lol. Beautiful cuts

  • Erika Chilton

    July 28, 2015 at 3:31 am

    Thank you for this info! I am going to get my hair cut this weekend & was wanting a bob. Now I know which one to ask for when I go to the hairdresser!

  • Angie Kelly

    July 28, 2015 at 4:47 am

    These bob haircuts are sooooo cute!!! I have a roundish face and the haircut on the girl with the round face is a cut I would like to get at my next appointment. I’m in my 40’s now though so I hope it would look to “young” for me. I’m getting my hair done soon!!!!

  • Kyaw Sein

    July 28, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    I like the hair style of the second Picture. Bob with side swept bangs Make you look more attracted and sexy .

  • seem

    July 28, 2015 at 10:15 pm

    great tip and really beautiful look
    thank you, now i know what hairstyle would be perfect for me

  • Mary Songer

    July 28, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    I love the angled bob with the waves. I think I could do that one in a little longer length. I really like using the multi head curling iron to get curls like these.

  • Brenda Shaver

    July 29, 2015 at 1:26 am

    I really like the curly look. It inspires me to make mine curly.

  • Caron Brown

    July 29, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    I have had my hair short before & I looked awful! But I would like my hair alittle shorter than it is now.

  • Jessica Cyr

    July 30, 2015 at 2:45 am

    Cute hairstyles !

  • Jill Montoya

    July 30, 2015 at 7:33 am

    I’ve been thinking of shorter hair. Not quite ready to take the plunge. Good article, though.

  • Amanda Sakovitz

    July 30, 2015 at 8:51 am

    I love all the short hair cuts.

  • Nora Dobos

    July 30, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    Love the looks, but I’m too affraid to cut my hair this short as I lovelovelove my long hair.

  • Dawn Richardson Fuller

    July 30, 2015 at 1:55 pm

    I love the bob haircuts, but I’m a sucker for a clean, funky short do!

  • Gail Lindsey

    July 30, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    I wear my hair like this, so it was interesting to see what styles work for each face shape. Unfortunately, I’m not sure what shape face I am. It’s not oval, but maybe square or heart shape. Thanks for the info.!

  • susan king

    July 30, 2015 at 5:58 pm

    I have long hair because it’s so curly that if I cut it short it goes afro on me. I love the looks but they won’t work for me.

  • Cheryll Shubert

    July 31, 2015 at 4:28 am

    The models all look so gorgeous with the short hair. I am in love with the idea of short hair especially because my hair is so thick and takes hours to dry, I am just afraid to actually cut it. I wish there was a way to know if I would like it or not, lol. I have a little guy so I could really use the extra time that I waste on my long hair! I just need to get brave enough to do it, lol!!

  • Anne Marie Carter

    July 31, 2015 at 4:38 am

    I love the Fringed Bob hairstyle. Very cute!

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