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Women with wide foreheads often feel embarrassed by them when there's no need to feel this way. Just look to Hollywood for inspiration. Gorgeous women like Rihanna and Christina Ricci have big foreheads, and boy do they know how to rock them! If you want to flatter your forehead, you need to get a hairstyle that balances it out.
Bangs cover the broadest part of your forehead, giving it the illusion of looking narrower. There are tons of variations of bangs out there, so the type you choose should complement your face shape, not just hide your forehead. Side-swept bangs, for example, look hot on square-faced chicas, while blunt eyebrow-length bangs give long-faced ladies a more proportioned face. Your hair stylist can help you pick out the best type of bangs for your face shape and hair texture.
Wispy, face-framing layers can make your wide forehead look narrower. This illusion works by giving your hair extra volume at the sides. When your hair's bigger, your head looks smaller. If you want a more elegant look, longer, more classic layers should work for you. For a more edgy, rocker look, try some choppy layers that start higher up on your head.
Waves and Curls
Waves and curls are another way to pump up the volume in your hair. You don't need giant Shirley Temple ringlets for the illusion to work; all you needs are some simple beachy waves that widen your hair a little. For DIY curls or waves, invest in a curling iron. You can get more permanent body in your hair by visiting a stylist and getting a perm or body wave.
Side parts work better than center parts because they act the same way side-swept bangs do. Your hair will brush over your forehead, hiding the broadest part of it. Center parts, especially if you tuck your hair behind your ears, emphasize a bigger forehead. For an extra fun look, try a side-parted bun or ponytail. This look is classy, elegant and easy to do when you've just woken up and you're still groggy.