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    The Real Guide To Finding Which Hairstyle Flatters Your Face

    What is my face even shaped like? Is "face-shaped" not an option?

    To find your most "flattering" hairstyle your need one key piece of information: your ~face shape~.

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    There are seven basic human face shapes: square, rectangle, triangle, oval, diamond, circle, and heart.

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    How do you know what your face shape is? It's really very simple. Just look at one of these handy charts and find the dead-eyed lady that looks most like you.

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    None of them look like you? Look closer.

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    Try another chart. Do any of these look like you?

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    Does this look like your face?


    No? Don't worry. Celebrities are great examples of the basic face shapes. Try to find one that matches your face.

    Reese Witherspoon

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    Lucy Liu

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    Jennifer Anniston

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    Angelina Jolie

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    Kourtney Kardashian

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    If that doesn't work, find a geometry textbook. Flip through it until you find something that looks similar to your own face.

    If that doesn't work: Get a protractor and measure each angle of your face until you come up with a shape. Remember, a rhombus is a quadrilateral with four sides that have the same length.

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    If you still can't fit your human head into a face category, I guess just wear whatever hairstyle you want?