Haircut for an Oval Face & Black Hair

Overview

Ladies, some of you are born with certain features considered universally flattering. One such feature is the much-praised and celebrated oval face. Those of you with a fiercely oval face shape are likely the envy of others because this shape looks good with virtually any hairstyle. With its easy shape, soft angles and contours, an oval face can rock hairstyles of various lengths, textures and colors. Black hair is striking, but when paired with the right haircut for your oval face, the result is stunning.

Pixie

For the fearless ladies who refuse to be slaves to their hair, an adorable yet daring pixie haircut is the way to go. This is perhaps one of the best styles for an oval face because it shows off just how gorgeous your facial structure is. Due to its extremely short length, a pixie haircut also does wonders to elongate your neck and open up your decolletage. The rich, black hue of your hair complements the pixie style because it gives it a thicker, fuller appearance that lighter shades do not provide.

Chin-Length Bob

Arguably the most popular bob length is one that softly rests at your chin. A chin-length bob is fashion-forward and chic, and flaunts all of the elements that make an oval shape so desirable. Since you have an oval face, the placement of parts and/or bangs offers limitless possibilities, so feel free to experiment. To play up the intense black shade of your hair color, apply subtle texture to your chin-length bob with loose waves or an understated flip style.

Shag

The classic style that celebrates hair that's longer in the back and shorter in the front, a shag haircut is edgy and versatile, both great elements for your oval face and black hair. The key to the shag haircut is layers, which provide movement and dimension to your hairstyle. Since the hair in the back is longer, concentrate on the layers in the front of your shag because they frame your oval face, highlighting its angles and contours. While this hairstyle has layers throughout, those framing your face and at the crown are most important because they shape the look, enriching your black hair color in the process.

Long Bob

A little longer, but just as flattering as its shorter versions, a long bob is another haircut that succeeds at flattering an already gorgeous oval face. The idea of a long bob is that it should fall just below your chin, at the middle of your neck and dusting the decolletage area. It's the ideal marriage of flirting with medium-length and short tresses. When paired with your edgy black hair coloring, a long bob is sure to not only complement your oval face but turn heads as well.

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