The Best Hairstyles for a Small Face and Forehead

Three flattering ideas.
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Q: What are the best hairstyles for a petite face and small forehead? — Cheryl

A: Cheryl, thank you for your question.

For a small face, your hair should be messy and back, off the face, for a relaxed and natural look. 

You could go short on the sides, longer on top, and pushed back smoothly and softly—kind of Elvis/Rihanna inspired.

Rihanna's short hairstyle.

Or, you could go like Michelle Williams. Very short bangs, but soft and swept to the side. Super cool.

Michelle Williams at the 2012 Critics' Choice Awards.

Michelle Williams at the 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival.

If you have long hair, it has to be pushed back, layered around the face, and not too long.

Fergie's long, layered hairstyle.

Tony Chaar is one of Canada's top celebrity hairstylists and the owner of Tony Chaar Salon at 140 Avenue Road in Toronto. Call 416-920-9965 to book an appointment.

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