According to the philosophy of painting, rich and green leaves would set off a beautiful and prominent flower. Similarly, a beautiful prom hairstyle should be conformed to your face in order to bulge out your own characteristics and attractiveness. In designing the prom hairstyle, it is essential to highlight the beautiful parts of your face but to cover those weaknesses.

In choosing your most suitable prom hairstyle, you should consider a lot of factors including the shape of your face, head, nose, eyes and their ratios of each other. The facial shape would be the most influential factors among all. Different hairstyles would suit for different facial shapes. Basically, there are four types of common facial shapes to consider with, i.e. the oval shape, the triangular shape, the round shape and the rectangular shape.

The Oval Facial Shape

Most people think that an oval facial shape gives a friendly feeling and it suits for many different hairstyles. Nevertheless, it would give a false impression that an oval facial shape would be lack of personal characteristics. Therefore, it is especially important for an oval facial shape to choose a more distinctive hairstyle to extrude her unique character. Besides, a more frequent changed hairstyle is suggested since it could help to project her attributes.

With distinctive and appealing facial features and contour, a simple prom hairstyle should be chosen in order to transpire her unique temperament. Hair length to the jaw would be the most suitable choice. Besides, a badminton type prom hairstyle would also be suitable since it could draw people attention to her appealing facial features.

On the other hand, for those with less distinctive facial features, they should choose a middle to long hairstyle, and the hair should not be set backward.

The Triangular Facial Shape

Triangular facial shape could be classified into heart shape and pear shape. For a heart facial shape, it should be aware that the prom hairstyle should not be set to exaggerate a weak and crummy impression. A smoothie-curved hair is recommended for both long and short hair which could help to project a more able character. The following prom hairstyle designs are suitable for most heart facial shape,

a. An imbalance prom hairstyle could help to smooth out the weakness of the pointed jaw. It could divert people attention to other facial features. Besides, with attractive earrings and headdress, it gives people a vivid and fresh affection.

b. Hair length at two sides should be set to the cheek. It should be moderately enriched and set backward so as to beef up the impression of a wider jaw. Besides, it is better to set a smoothly curved bang which could neutralize the weak and tense feelings due to the pointed jaw.

c. A too short hair or too thin hair at two sides would exacerbate the weakness of the pointed jaw which should be avoided.

For a pear facial shape, the setting could be based on dividing the face into four equal parts, and the prom hairstyle should be set to make up an overall oval facial shape impression.

The Round Facial Shape

A round facial shape projects an affection of vivid and naïve. However, it would also give a false impression of immaturity. It is suggested to set up the hair at the front part to make up a more oval shape impression. For instant, an inner curved bang or thickened bang could well serve this purpose. The following prom hairstyles design are suggested for most round facial shape,

a. Short and cute hairstyles could further protrude the vivid image. However, the hair at two sides should not be too thick. A “S” shaped curved bang obliquely through the forehead could lessen the immature impression. Besides, the thickness and the size of the bang should be designed based on the size, shape and distant of the eyes.

b. An imbalance prom hairstyle could lessen the round shape impression which is recommended in most cases.

c. The hair at two sides should be set to the jaw and attached to the face. It is suggested to match with an imbalance bang or smoothie curved bang which gives a soft and tender temperament. Besides, the hair after the ears should be thickened and lengthened to balance the round facial shape.

The Rectangular Facial Shape

In general, many of the top models are in rectangular facial shape. In fact, a rectangular facial shape delivers a unique character of cool and determination. The following prom hairstyle designs are recommended,

a. A long hair with smoothie curve could neutralize the firm impression of rectangular facial shape. Hair at two sides should be set to the chin with curve and layer impression. It should be aware that giving a natural feel is very important, otherwise, the hair set would be more easy to frame the face for rectangular facial shape.

b. Imbalance prom hairstyles could also neutralize the inflexible feeling. It could match with suitable earrings and headdress to accentuate own unique character and individuality.

c. A too short and too straight hair would magnify the firm impression. It is only suitable for those with appealing facial features and contour. Otherwise, a layered inner curved bang would give a more feminine affection.

About the Author: Alice Calandra has been the beauty consultant and makeup artist for more than 15 years. She has high reputation in the beauty industry, and she is now working as the Director of the Beauty Department in To find more beauty tips and respective information on trendy cosmetic and hair care products, please visit website: []