Fit your face. Your new hairstyle isn't going to change your other features, but the right style will take what you've got and work it to a whole new level. If you have a round face, short hair may make it look rounder, so stick with longer locks. If you were blessed with great bones and chiseled cheeks, try a shorter look. Ladies with heart-shaped faces should give bangs a try.
Think about unflattering features. Do you hate your ears or have a funky mole on the back of your neck? Make sure your new 'do keeps your not-so-sexy features under wraps.
Take your hair's texture in account. Thin, limp locks will benefit from a short and choppy hairstyle. If you've been blessed with a bit more volume, you can pull off a longer look.
Look at your schedule. If you like to hit the snooze button in the morning or often find yourself racing against the clock, don't make matters worse by picking a style that will take hours to tame in the morning. Instead, opt for something that can be styled quickly.
Match your look to your job. If you have a high-powered position and spend your day running with the big dogs, you can't walk around with the hairstyle you sported in high school. Choose a more modern, chic look. Ladies who spend their days in less formal settings can pull off a more laid back look.