The Best Short Haircuts for a Long Face

Perfect for a sporty lifestyle.

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Q: I'm desperately seeking a style that would suit my face shape (long), my age (41) and my lifestyle (active) without aging me.

Dee needs an easy hairstyle that will flatter her curly hair and long face.

I am working with a challenging 'do; naturally curly. My hair colour is naturally dirty blonde. Should it be short with bangs? Should I grow out the mane? Thank you! — Dee

A: Dee, I feel that this sporty cut and colour will work for you beautifully.

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Jessica Stam's short haircut.

Jessica Stam's short hairstyle.

I would prefer to see your hair a bit darker than you have it now. Your super-blonde is a pretty colour, but it does not frame your face.

The shorter hair will make your smile and jawline pop, and will frame your pretty eyes.


Bill Angst is one of Canada’s top celebrity hairstylists and the owner of Angst Salon at 240 Queen Street East in Toronto. Call 416-360-5942 to book an appointment.

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