• Makeup Talk is a vibrant community of makeup and skin care enthusists. Our very active members use this community to swap technical knowledge, engage in chit-chat, plan meetups and engage in classifieds.

    Access to Makeup Talk is subscription based. Subscriptions are only $19.99/year or $4.99/month to gain access to this great community and unmatched library of knowledge and friendship.

    Click Here to Become a Subscribing Member and Access Makeup Talk in Full!

Beautiful Bangs for Your Face Shape, Part III: Oval

Makeuptalk.com forums

Help Support Makeuptalk.com forums:

Jan 10, 2007
Reaction score
Welcome to the third installment of Beautiful Bangs for Your Face Shape. Celebrities such as Sarah Michelle Gellar, Beyonce, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner, Hillary Swank and Sarah Jessica Parker all have oval/long shaped faces. The best types of bang styles for them—or for you—are longer bangs that fall a little bit below the eyebrows. Yet perhaps one special celeb whose bangs have evolved dramatically over the years is Halle Berry.

If you have an oval face shape, you are lucky, since you can play around with many different bang options. For example, if your hair is thick, try a blunt-cut short bang. If your hair is thin, then a billowy fringe or long wisps will look great too!

The goal is to add some width and fullness at the sides so that your face looks more symmetrical. Avoid creating too much volume at the top, or you will only make your face look too drawn-out and oblong. (My mom calls this the "egghead.")

hair | BellaSugar - Beauty, Hair, & Skin.