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Julia Roberts exhibited a charming aura with her center-parted waves at the premiere of “August: Osage County” at the Ziegfeld Theater on December 12, 2013. She finished the look with a blue V-neck dress along with a matching necklace and earrings.
Blake Lively’s highlighted dark hair was swept up into this messy upstyle for the Hollywood Life Magazine’s Breakthrough of the Year Awards in Music Box, Hollywood back in December 10, 2006.
Blake Lively’s blue Adam romper was a perfect match for loose and layered blond hairstyle at The CW Network Upfronts, Madison Square Garden in New York last May 21, 2009.
Britney Spears’s simple layered straight loose hairstyle with choppy bangs creates a nice frame around her oval face at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on May 17, 2015.
Gigi Hadid wore a stunning long black dress that emphasizes her long legs paired with a slick bun hairstyle at the Elton John Oscar Party 2015 at the City Of West Hollywood Park on February 22, 2015, in West Hollywood, CA.
Gigi Hadid’s hair was styled into a wet-look tousled and wavy loose hairstyle when she walked the runway wearing Michael Kors Spring 2019 on September 12, 2018, in New York City.
Supermodel Tyra Banks was backstage during the 2010 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Armory in New York City. She had a natural makeup that went well with her straight and loose highlighted hairstyle.
The singer attended the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Sunset Boulevard on March 2, 2014, sporting a shoulder-length hair cut with wavy bangs.
On November 23, 2008, Miley Cyrus paired her gold and black dress with a messy ponytail that has loose bangs and highlights at the 2008 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.
Katy Perry rocked an ocean blue pompadour updo during the 54th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles on February 12, 2012.
Emma Watson wore a stylish and simple white frilly dress with her elegant side-swept bun hairstyle with a slick finish at the “My Week with Marilyn” premiere at the Cineworld Haymarket in London On November 20, 2011.
Kim Kardashian with her center-parted waves paired with big hoop earrings at The 13th Annual GQ ‘MEN OF THE YEAR’ Party, Chateau Marmont Hotel, Los Angeles, CA on November 18, 2008.
Halle Berry flaunted her natural beauty with her simple black dress and side-swept shoulder-length hairstyle with highlights and waves at 15TH Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood event, The Four Seasons Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, CA on October 06, 2008.
Jennifer Lawrence paired her white-blond wavy ponytail hairstyle with a simple black outfit when she arrived at the Cinema Con 2016: Sony Pictures Presentation on April 12, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV.
Rihanna attended the Grammy Awards 2015 on February 8, 2015, in Los Angeles, CA. She paired her charming pink strapless dress with a neat bun hairstyle with a few loose tendrils.
Cara Delevingne went with an edgy platinum blond buzz cut to go with her bold make-up and black dress at the MTV Movie and Television Awards on the Shrine Auditorium on May 7, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA.
Nicki Minaj attended The Bridge” Season 2 Premiere Screening on April 21, 2014, in Westwood, CA. She was quite charming in her white dress and straight center-parted raven hairstyle that frames her face quite well.
Jessica Alba was at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on April 13, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. She was charming in her elegant white dress and long side-swept brown hairstyle with waves and layers.
Lightweight, wavy strand in Chocolate, highlighted with bronze highlights.
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Dirty blonde, short and thin hair in an eclectic-style finish. This one is also incorporated with subtle curtain bangs for face-framing purposes.
Medium-length cut with curtain bangs in platinum blonde hair. It's messy finish give this hairstyle a textured look.
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Medium-length razor cut with curtain bangs. The waves give this hairstyle an extra texture and volume.
Fun and playful, medium-length cut with a creative color range of blue to indigo.
This medium-length, straight hair with a perfectly chopped blunt bangs resembles Katy Perry's iconic look.
An everyday and casual look deserves less maintenance. This straight bob with blunt bangs is effortless yet it has this simple and stylish finish.
This gothic hairstyle is created by shaving the sides of a black bob with blunt bangs. Setting sprays are used to achieve this extra shiny finish.
Light peach hair with short, blunt bangs looking very edgy and playful at the same time. Bleached hair appears to be thinner and less voluminous than the normal but giving it a slight toss will fix the problem.
Long, copper hair with blunt bangs arranged into a classic pinned-up updo. The hairstyle is then secured and embellished with a black headscarf.
If you are aiming for a sweet and soft look yet oozing with creativity, then this hairstyle might be the answer. This pink bob with blunt bangs looks extra feminine yet playful.
What is an oval face shape?
The best way to describe it is with an illustration.
Many hairstyles work with an oval face shape because there’s no serious exaggeration one must attempt to minimize. The downside with this is it’s harder to choose the best style or cut for you..
After all, there’s more to the right cut for you than just face shape.
Also, one must be careful when trying to figure out their face type. A long oval face could be oblong which works best with yet other hairstyles. One could also misinterpret an oval face with a rectangular face.
Rules of thumb
A good rule of thumb to follow with oval, rectangular and oblong face shapes is to choose a cut or style that minimizes narrow facial features and instead gives the perception of a slightly wider head or face.
Cuts and styles that widen include:
- Waves and curls;
- Side sweeps; and/or
- Wavy bangs.
Ask your hairdresser
If at a total loss as to what type of cut to get, ask your hairdresser. You don’t necessarily have to follow their advice, but you might just get some great ideas that work perfectly for you.
Long or short?
Fortunately, all lengths can work well with this shape. The key is creating body and volume to offset any narrow facial features. This can be done with waves and curls for longer hair and layers, side sweeps and texture with shorter hair.