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The oblong, or rectangular-shaped, face has similar qualities as the square face shape, except that it's longer. It tends to be angular, but not always. Oblong faces are pretty straight, with the cheekbones about the same width as the forehead and jawline. What to avoid: center parts, no-bangs or slicked-back styles,

chin-length styles with no texture or fullness; and styles that add volume on the top but not at the sides. The best styles for this face are full, textured styles—curl or wave and layers. Short and medium length styles work well on this face, like 'wedge' cuts and graduated bobs that are shorter than the jawline. Shoulder length cuts with layers that kick out or have texture are flattering, as are side parts and blunt cut bangs.


Ask Jim for color that's darker at the hairline and lighter from the temples to jaw area. It creates the illusion of roundness, which is a good thing for oblong faces!


I really love

the way I look."


(when was

the last time you

felt like that?)


Let's discuss

the many means

through which

you can feel

that way on a

regular basis!

Jim Palmer


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to your face shape...

Do you have an Oblong-Shaped face?


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