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50 Haircuts and Hairstyles for Long Faces That Are Seriously Flattering

Sometimes it isn’t easy deciding what would look best with our face shape. If you know for sure you have a long face, which is the best hairstyle and length to go for? Should you add color this time? Would bangs look too schoolgirlish? The doubts can be overwhelming.

If you’ve thumbed through hairstyling blogs recently, page after page hoping for inspiration, we have you covered. Update your look and put forth a new attitude with these 50 fresh, inspiring haircuts for long faces.

1. Blonde Beauty

Frame your face with a balayage and a little layering.

2. Sun-Kissed Blonde

Create a deep side part and bring warmth to your long face shape.

3. Ready for Summer

Show the world you’re ready for warm weather with highlighted curls that help to contour a long face.

4. Messy and Cute

The curled choppy bob for long faces does a wonderful shaping.

5. Straight Textured Bob

Bobs for long faces come in many colors and styles, but the angled bob with a middle part is the edgiest.

6. Flirty and Feminine

Blondes with thick hair and a long face will definitely have more fun with this cut.

7. Beach Waves

Bring the beach to you with voluminous yet delicate waves.

8. Shaggy Lob

Tired of flat, boring hair? A wavy bob for a long face will shake things up.

9. Angled Side Part

The angled bob is flattering for women with all face shapes, no exceptions!

10. Long Layered Cut

The best haircut for long faces is the one adding volume on the sides.

11. Full Arched Bangs

Straight bangs for a long face are a finishing touch to shaggy, wavy hair.

12. Rapunzel-esque

For a long oval face haircut, grow hair out or get extensions and enjoy that pretty Disney-princess look.

13. Side Bangs

Do you have a long face with a big forehead? A deep part that brings bangs across the forehead is most flattering.

14. Choppy Waves

Medium and short haircuts for long faces look cool when styled tousled with added side volume.

15. Model Dreams

Work your model alter-ego with this gorgeous blonde hairstyle.

16. Big Curls

Love your body and curls? Work them to their fullest potential with a lengthy cut like this.

17. Honey Locks

Do you have a long face and a big nose? Style some delicate curls and slightly tease the roots to make a prominent nose non-apparent.

18. Blonde and More Blonde

Different shades of blonde will lighten up your long face shape.

19. Face-Framing

A face-framing long hairstyle will help you look gorgeous every day of the week.

20. Bangin’ Hair

Flattering arched bangs for a long face are easy to style – wear them straight with wavy locks or keep it pin-straight all over!

21. Wavy Bob

Keep it cute and low-maintenance with a wavy bob for a long face.

22. Level Up

Bring hair to new heights with amped up body at the top of the head and a side part.

23. Glowing in Gold

Blonde face-framing highlights in a long oval face haircut complement your face shape, making it look a bit wider, balancing it out.

24. Caramel Love

A sweet caramel balayage meets cute choppy bangs in the girly cut with waves.

25. Semi-Wavy

The long hairstyle looks effortlessly beautiful with semi-waves.

26. For Long Thin Faces

Try a blowout with hair combed away from the face to open it and frame with flattering volume.

27. Loose Curls

Soft, sweet curls are perfect for that wedding you’re attending this weekend.

28. Balayage and Beachy Waves

Textured beachy waves will make you look like a knockout mermaid.

29. For Thin Hair

Need a hairstyle for a long face and thin hair? Try a semi-blonde long shaggy haircut.

30. Chamomile Blonde

Light blonde hair has never looked better than in this choppy bob for a long face.

31. Brunette Beauty

Rock your natural dark color with big waves and a side part.

32. Long and Blonde

From traditional highlights to a balayage, this transition is hot.

33. Supermodel’s Hair

The bigger hair the better with a long face shape!

34. Shaggy Bob with Bangs

This pretty lob delivers slight width-adding waves and a nice shaggy texture.

35. Extra Voluminous Lob

The dark chestnut bob for a long face is super sexy and accents smokey eyes.

36. Lob with Blunt Bangs

Lobs never looked better than with a full, blunt bang that just grazes the eyes.

37. Hair Goddess

Who can resist a blonde babe with waist-length curls that help contour a long face?

38. Peek-a-Boo Blonde

Long side-swept bangs that shadow the eyes give a hint of beautiful mystery. Short enough for no fuss, long enough to pull into a pony.

39. Hint of Color

Inject a new color into your hair (such as pink, blue, or more natural shades, like caramel, metallic blonde, gray, etc.) for standout power. Incorporate layers for extra texture.

40. Chopped Up

Thick hair on a long face looks best when given uneven choppy ends.

41. Long Face, Big Forehead

My personal fave: a playful blonde cut that minimizes a larger forehead. Look like you just stepped off the runway and into a high-fashion magazine.

42. Short Layered Pixie

Go from blah to wow with a pixie cut for a long face.

43. Thick and Luscious

Show off that thick hair with a warm-toned color and a middle part.

44. Semi-Messy

Did you just get back from the beach? Because your hair looks all sorts of sun-kissed!

45. Sultry and Soft

Another effortless hairstyle for a long face and thin hair. Curl body into it for the illusion of fuller hair.

46. Deep Part

Contour a long face with a dramatic side part and flipped-out ends.

47. Doll Face

Ever wanted to look just like Barbie? With wavy face-framing long hair you will!

48. Short and Sassy

Put your entire attitude into a short spunky bob or an edgy pixie cut for a long face. Show off a bold cheekbone and neckline with hair cut above the shoulders.

49. Piece-y Waves

Soft, natural-looking curls gently frame the long face shape. This wake-up-and-go style is ideal for those who don’t want to spend too much time on their hair in the morning.

50. Long Layers

For long oval faces, a lengthy dramatic style with layers is just what you need.

So, which one will you choose? Luckily for us, haircuts for long faces aren’t in short supply!

When you head out to your salon for a little update or a big transformation, you’ll have an idea of whether you want a short spunky pixie, long-layers with highlights, choppy ends with a mid-part or something completely different.

Happy hairstyling!

by Serena Piper
Serena graduated from the University of Oregon where she majored in magazine journalism. She is a published writer both in print and online. She currently lives in Daytona Beach where she works at the Early Learning Coalition, an organization supporting children of low-income families. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, reading, country music concerts, exploring Florida, and of course, the beach.