Find out which bobs to try, and which ones to avoid, based on your heart face shape!

One of the most flattering and versatile hairstyles is the bob. It comes in all different lengths, can be worn curly, straight or wavy and there is one to suit just about everyone - all you need to know is how to choose the right one for you!

The Right Bob for Your Heart Face Shape

The most suitable bob hairstyles for a heart face shape should feature all or some of the following:

  • A short length, chin length or shoulder length (with wispy layers).
  • Choppy layers.
  • Hair texture.
  • Hair volume.
  • Layers that provide fullness around the narrow chin.


Chin Length Graduated Bob

Chin length bobA bob that's chin length is a great length to counter balance the shortness of a heart face shape.


A Texturized Bob with Volume

Texturized bobsA bob with lots of hair texture, thanks to curls, waves and the right styling products, will add fullness to help keep the width of a heart face shape in check.


The Wrong Bob for Your Heart Face Shape

To ensure your bob hairstyle is suitable for your face shape, select a bob that does not have any of the following hairstyle features:


A Bob with Blunt Cut Bangs

Bob with blunt cut bangsA bob with blunt cut bangs that cover up a large portion of your face and leave all the attention to your narrow chin should be avoided.


Slicked Down Bob

Slicked down bobA slicked down bob will only put emphasis on the wider, upper part of your face shape.


Now that you know which bobs to try, and which ones to avoid, take a look at the great range of bob hairstyles that we have available in our hairstyle categories. To see if the bobs featured in this article will suit you, click on the images to try the virtual hairstyle on your own photo or our model.

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