Asian woman with a flower pinned to her shoulder length hair.

Do you have a heart-shaped face? Check if you have sharp, modelesque cheekbones and a tapered jawline. The most typical features of this face shape include a wide forehead, a pointy chin, and a face that is wide around the cheek area. 

Heart-shaped faces are also known for the widow’s peak at the hairline. However, you can still have this shape without one – just imagine an upside-down triangle.

Many celebrities have heart-shaped faces; Reese Witherspoon is a classic example. Other actresses with this face shape include Scarlett Johansson, Khloe Kardashian, and Naomi Campbell. Talk about faces that are hard to forget!

What Hairstyles Suit a Heart-Shaped Face?

While you can wear any hairstyle you like, certain ‘dos are more flattering for a heart-shaped face. Whatever length or texture you choose, the most suitable haircuts ideally narrow the forehead, soften the jawline, and highlight your prominent cheekbones.

Ready to find your next hair inspiration? Here are some of the best haircuts and hairstyles for a heart-shaped face.

Pixie Cut

You may be surprised, but a is one of the most flattering haircuts for heart-shaped faces. When done right, it’s an edgy and bold look that lets you accentuate your tapered chin and prominent cheekbones, which are the highlights of your face. Go for a pixie cut with long and wispy side-swept bangs. These visually narrow your forehead while adding definition to your jawline. Style your pixie cut with pomade or putty to play up its piece-y texture. 


The lob’s effortlessly sweet and stylish look makes it a go-to haircut for many women. You can easily glam it up or down, depending on the occasion. This versatile haircut is flattering on a heart-shaped face because it draws the focus away from the jawline. It grazes the shoulders, elongating your face and creating a balanced shape.

Got a Tyra five-head? ! It adds volume along the hairline and makes your forehead appear less prominent. You can also add long layers to draw attention to your tapered jaw. 

Make your lob easy to style with Sunsilk Smooth & Manageable Shampoo. It has vitamins, proteins, and oils that keep your hair smooth and protected from heat, pollution, and other damaging factors. It also leaves your hair fragrant, perfect for that all-day freshness and bango

Wispy Bangs

While those with heart-shaped faces can rock straight, blunt bangs, these wispy bangs just up the ante. A long, piece-y fringe complements your cheekbones and chin. The eyebrow-skimming length draws attention to the eyes. Pair these bangs with a long and layered haircut to flatter your jawline.

As your hair grows longer, it becomes more prone to dryness and damage, especially at the tips. Pamper your hair with Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Repair & Shine Treatment Crème. It has keratin relaxers to tame frizz, keratin serum to revive damaged hair, and keratin essence to restore hair from extreme dryness. It deeply penetrates each strand, leaving your hair ultimately beautiful. 

Curtain Bangs

have an effortlessly chic and low-maintenance vibe. Get them by asking your stylist to cut your bangs slightly longer at the outer edges. Curtain bangs are not only trendy. They also take attention away from the forehead, which is the biggest region of a heart-shaped face. Complement these bangs with a layered haircut to create a soft overall look. 

Long, Wavy Layers

Love long hair? Give it wavy layers and long bangs. This haircut balances out your forehead’s width and elongates your face. It also gives your look a casual-cool vibe. Long layers also add body and movement, keeping your hair from looking flat. Tame wayward tendrils with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum. It’s the ultimate hack if you don’t have the luxury of having your hair done in a salon every day.

Having a heart-shaped face allows you to try these exciting hairstyles. Whether you like wearing your hair long or short, there’s a stylish option for you. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different looks. Have fun!