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Haircuts To Flatter Your Face Shape: Part I, Heart-Shaped Faces

You may covet your favorite celeb's hairstyle, but if the 'do doesn't fit your face shape, you're likely to be disappointed. Hence, FABSUGAR's four-part series on the haircuts that best flatter your face. This week's installment: heart-shaped faces.

If you were FABulous enough to be born with a heart-shaped face, then you've got it pretty easy. The structure—shared by Jennifer Love Hewitt, Naomi Campbell and Reese Witherspoon (above)—is the most versatile, so most cuts are guaranteed to look great on you. For the coifs most likely to complement your face, read more

  • Use side-swept or longer bangs to draw attention to your eyes and fantastic cheekbones.
  • If you prefer short hair, ask your stylist to keep the top layers long, so they fall right below your jawline.
  • For long hair, wavy layers that fall by your cheeks will also look stunning.
  • Since your most prominent feature is your chin, be sure to watch out for blunt-cut bangs and excessively choppy layers.

Check back next week for Part II: round faces.

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