Best Hairstyles for Heart Shaped Face

What is Heart Face?

If you have a broad forehead and strong cheekbones with a narrow chin, then you have a heart face. Reverse of triangular shape, it is defined by wide at the forehead and cheekbones, but narrow at the jawline. Heart face symbolizes clever, intelligent, & expert (that’s why the traditional alien/E.T. face shape typified by heart shaped face with large forehead).

Hairstyles for Heart Faces

With a heart face shape, your main aim should be to give some width around narrow chin, or add length at the top to balance the narrow chin. Textured & wispy layers chin-length hairstyles will suit best. Side swept fringe will flatter your forehead. Short hair with semi spiky soft layer on the top & short sides also work for you.

Right Eyeglasses for Heart Faces

To minimize the width on the top face, you can try frames with thin rim. Eyeglasses frames that are wider at the bottom work best for you.

Hairstyles to Avoid

Short & full hair on the top that are slicked back will emphasize your upper face. Too much height at the crown with heavy straight across bangs will make you look top heavy.

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61 Comments

    • Well man I have tried Faux Hawk. Don’t go for the conventional, out of the box, faux hawk. Don’t shave the sides completely alright and don’t leave the whole crop in middle. You just have to adjust the sides and top in such a manner that it looks good on your face.

  • Dang! I thought heart shape faces were for women. Isn’t there another name they call tha face shape for men, cause I’m smaller at the bottom and wider at the top.

      • Heart shaped faces actually look like a more masculine oval to me. Another name is the inverted triangle. It is not a triangle, nor pear because those have a wide chin and jawline, but narrow forehead. The heart has a wide forehead, widecheek bones, but narror jaw and chin

    • That’s awesome to hear. According to my researches heart-shaped faced guys like us would have short, cropped, close-to-the-scalp hair like Justin Timberlake’s, but I was worried that that it would accentuate my hairline which is pretty high. Since 13 (I’m 20), I lived with bangs, and my hair is soft and shiny. It’s so black, it sparkles in when sunlight hits it, and under the moonlight, it looks almost blue. It’s great to hear Chace Crawford’s hair as an option dude. : )

  • I guess you could say that I have one of the heart shaped faces as well… however, I have a hard time finding a cut that’ll work for me. If you can provide me with any assistance, email me AmericanEagle2069@yahoo.com and I’ll send you a pic . I’d greatly appreciate it!

  • need help for this face!!!
    i have and i’m try many cuts, and i didn’t like =S
    some one cam halp me?
    [msn:willy_0391@hotmail.com]

  • i have thick black hair and im trying to find a hairstyle that would fit me with a heart shaped face thats emo/scene

  • lol i have a heart shped face and it is so annoying to find a good cut. Anyone know any celebritiea other than david spade:( that has a heart shaped face???

  • Anything ivy league or very clean cut? I can't stand a lot of the emo/scene stuff that would work for our head shape… seems to be some of the only options.

    I need a preppy/clean cut 🙁

  • i have heart -faced and fair in color and my hair its so silkey and heavy too but its also hard to find a haircut that look cool and nice on me would u plz help me plz email me at mokshm90@gmail.com plz i will be wait i am 19 yrs in age .

  • im a male with a heart shaped head :a wide&long forehead ,defined cheek bones but a thin small chin with an over bite so its sits a lil farther back than the rest of my face( ugh!) + i have bolt straight extremely thick natural dark black hair that will turn naturally copper in the sunlight (if i cut the crown area to short it will stick up which drives me insane )i also have very long black eyelashes and light brown eyes which makes me look like im wearing some make up lol..im also tall (bout 5'9 and 120 pounds) what would be a good haircut and color for me?i would like specific styles and what should i tell my hairstylist when i go to get each hairsyle? srry this was sooo long ..my email is sirrahyroc@yahoo.com my myspace is http://www.myspace.com/loveallhateall

  • hi. this is a really nice blog.
    nice work, Suwarna!
    i think i've found another celeb with a heart shaped face.
    his name is Bill Kaulitz.
    what do u think, everybody?

  • I'm a skinny white guy with blonde hair. I have a long neck and nose so I have always grown my hair out long and messy. I was hoping to get it a little shorter, or anything that will work for me really. Have and ideas?

  • Hey man that's a great blog you have!
    In need your help because i am having my hair cut soon and i can't decide on any haircut. My face is something between oval and heart shaped but i am not sure. I Need your help immediately! My email here
    so i can send you some photos, please answer as soon as possible.
    😀
    stamatiadis.savvas@hotmail.com

  • Hello.
    I'm a black man with i think, a inverted triangle/Heart shaped face.
    I normally have short hair and i think this makes my forehead look big but i don't know what other hairstyle to choose because i can't find a guide for black men. Anyway my problem is the hair on my sides is thin and takes longer than the rest of my hair to grow and it actually looks like I'm loosing hair on my sides. This makes my face look really weird. What hairstyles can i do that will make me look good?

  • hello..i have a heart-shaped face and i have a wavy hair type especially in front…any suggestion for me? i want a short haircuts only..

  • I think I’m heart shaped faced guy, and I lived my whole life with bangs, especially (20 yrs.) when my hairline started being high. On my research it says that cropped, short and close to scalp is the best, I’m kinda worried. Wouldn’t it accebtuate my broad forehead and my high hairline?

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  • im not that sure wut my face shape is but i think its heart shaped i have longish thick hair and its really annoying me message me if u have any ideas my email is dan_cawood@yahoo.com thanks let me know if u wanna see a pic thanks

  • i hate this style becaux its to much fancy i m not surewut my face look good with this like of design so i hate it halot its so illegal concept

  • i have a heart shaped face and im tired of having long hair. i have side swept bangs that always get messed up whenever the wind hits me. for some unknown reason there isnt any heaert cuts for heart shaped faces on the internet. i want to cut my hair short but idk if itll work out?

  • I have broad forehead, big cheekbones and no length on my chins. What has worked for me is long hair ( korean type) or faux hawk with long and not too-thick sides, and the spiky top needs to be decent length, cant be too short.

  • Hi, i’m 16 and iv’e been having trouble which hair style would look really good. i have a heart face shape, fine hair but lots of it. any suggestions???

  • Hey,I am 15 and having trouble. I have a VERY obvious heart shaped face. It was never noticeable when I had long hair, and I actually looked pretty good. However, I have just joined the Air Force Cadets for school (IB CAS points)and have had to cut my hair. Now my face shape is very obvious, and looks kinda stupid, with a delicate chin and a huge forehead. Any suggestions?
    Also, I have had long hair pretty much all my life, so I have no clue what to do with it now it is shorter. Its been kinda just sitting there brushed forward and to the side and looks stupid. What can I do about that?

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