Hairstyles, Hair Care & Fashion

Easy Hairstyle for a Heart Shaped Face

Q: I am nearly due to have a baby and I would like a hairstyle that is easy to manage. Currently I have a bob, with razored ends and am blow drying it and straightening it every day. I would like a more textured, choppy, easy-to-manage hairstyle that is fashionable. I am quite happy to go shorter and have a heart shaped face. Do you have any suggestions for hairstyles for a heart shaped face please?
A: First, allow me to congratulate you on your pending new arrival. Now, unfortunately, I must inform you that you haven't provided anywhere near the amount of information I would need to make a reasonable suggestion on a hairstyle for you.
pregnant woman with short hair To make a decision on what would be a flattering hairstyle, you have to consider not only the shape of the face, but also the build and body type, the balance and proportion of the facial features, the hair's texture, density, wave pattern, and any growth patterns as well. If you want specific suggestions on hairstyles, I recommend you visit Hairstyles Advisor, where they offer personalized hairstyle suggestions based on your information (from a questionnaire) and your own digital photographs (they have photo guidelines for taking the pictures to be used). They have different consultation packages for any budget and will be happy to work with you to ensure your happiness with their service.
That being said, I do have to warn you that the style you suggest (choppy, textured) may not be that much easier to manage than your current style. Even with shorter hair, the type of style you are referring to takes just as much effort to style as your razor-cut bob. Unless you have natural curl, you would need to use a curling iron or flat iron to turn the ends outward for that "choppy texture" you seek.
What you'll want is to find a style that makes use of your natural wave and growth patterns in the style, so that you can either wash-and-wear the style, or can at least eliminate one or more of the styling steps you currently employ.
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