Complimenting your ultimate hair style can become a chore at times, we want the best quality hair ,that’s easy to style and be interchangeable, the best hue to compliment our complexion and to always remain stylish and on-trend. However, we’ve all seen a fellow wig wearer , flaunting a beautiful coiffed wig (whether it be a –Lace front wig, full Lace wig or custom wig) that’s apparently not too flattering to the shape of their face. So we decided to give some insight on choosing the right lace wig by the shape of your face with a simple “wigs by face shape guide” for those individuals who are unsure which length or hair texture that would most complement their face shape.
Choosing The Right Lace Wig By The Shape Of Your Face
Lace Wigs By Face Shape, Oval
Oval faces are universal in what hair style suits them, so they’re typically lucky with the oval face shape. Oval faces can wear trendy hair styles from : short, mid length and long –
Textures: Straight, wavy or curly, it’s all open to you.
Hairstyles that complement oval shaped faces are long bobs, layers and side or sweeping fringes (side or sweeping bangs) and cropped styles.
To make your face appear slightly rounder, wearing shoulder length (10-14 inches) hair extensions/Lace wigs with waves or light layers on straight hair lace wig.
Recommendation for Oblong Face Shapes:
A great approach for rectangle faces is short to medium lengths (8-14 inches) – long hair can make the face look longer.
Style options for oblong and rectangular shaped faces are long wavy bobs, layered hair, shoulder length waves and side partings and any kind of fringe (bangs).
With very long hair (past your collar bone) has a tendency to make the face look longer as does too much volume on top of the head. If you love your length, try adding texture with waves, curls and volume.
Recommendations for Round Face Shapes:
To quickly distract from your roundness of face here’s some quick D-I-Y’s:
– Adding height and volume to the crown
– Doing a center part style
– Create an off-center part
The best lace wig textures that are best for adding length or appearing to reduce the width of the face are straight hair textures (yaki and kinky straight included) as well as wavy textures including body wave, water wave and deep wave. But keeping the hair density in between 125-130%.
Suggested hairstyles that will complement round shaped faces are long bobs (14-16 inches) , layers and side or sweeping fringe / hand-tied bangs (side or sweeping bangs).
Recommendation for Square Face Shapes:
Recommended hairstyles that will complement a square shaped faces are long bobs, layers and side or sweeping fringes (side or sweeping bangs) asymmetrical layers also soften the jawline as do asymmetrical bobs. With lace wigs go with hair textures that are best for softening the jawline area like straight textures (yaki and kinky straight included) as well as wavy textures including body wave, water wave and deep waves
With sleek long straight hair styles can accentuate the square jawbone, as well styled like a blunt cut or feathered fringe bang, off center partings and layered styled hair.
Recommendation for Heart Shaped Faces:
Hairstyles that complement heart shaped faces are long bobs, layers and side or sweeping fringes (side or sweeping bangs) as well as wavy shoulder length hair. Practically no one can go wrong with a side swept bang ideally falling right over the eyes.
Tips for Full Lace / Glueless Wigs based on the shape of your face
-Side swept fringes (bangs), off-center parting and side partings, can diffuse prominent features.
-Soft curls and waves can help minimize angles in the face.
-Deep Curls and volume can add width to a narrow part of the face.
But remember it’s ultimately your choice. Feel free to use the guide to help you choose your next Lace wig or hair extensions style, or dismiss it and wear the wig that you like – after all you’re the one wearing it and so as long as you feel comfortable, that’s what counts most.