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Best Haircuts for Men with a Oblong Face

The oblong face shape has a balanced shape of jawline, cheekbones, and chin. The length of the face is longer and it is sometimes compared with oval and rectangle shapes.

You should give more attention to your hairstyle that will give balance the top length and sides in order for you not to look too long so, you should choose hairstyles that are short at the sides. You can also have a hairstyle that has a great volume on the top, just make sure that the sides aren’t short and faded.

One more thing, avoid growing long beards. Since this will make your face even longer and we don’t want that to happen.

We have listed some great hairstyles below that are great for oblong face shape.

Side Parted

The side part hairstyle is one of the best options if you have an oblong face shape, though remember that keep the sides a bit longer. Having a fringe on the top will also look good since this will give an illusion as it shortens your forehead.

Don’t make the top too long because this will make your face even longer. You can also add some short beard so that your chin will look shorter.

Check our list of ways on how to wear this hairstyle.

Fringe Up

You can try having your hair fringe up but remember not to make it too much if you don’t want your face to look so elongated. Keep the sides longer and the top longer, apply some wax or pomade and tousle your hair with your fingers. This will make your hair thicker and wider.

Here’s a list of best hair products to use.

Buzz Cut

If you opt to go for a buzz cut make it short all over. having short sides and longer at the top will make your face elongated but if you choose to have longer tops then try growing a short beard. This will minimize the attention given to your face length.

You don’t necessarily need to go to a barber to get a buzz cut either, you can learn how to give yourself a buzz cut fade.

Side Fringe

The side fringe is the best style for guys with oblong face shape. This will make the face look shorter since the fringe is in diagonal and covers most part of the forehead.

The fringe takes away the attention from your face and instead it focuses on the side bangs.  If you want to have a greater look try having a short and trimmed beard. Fringes and beards are a perfect match.

Spiky Hair

Spiky hair looks really good with a longer face. With a lot of variations available you can totally choose the one that catches your style. Any types of spikes will add some sharpness to your feature

The Classic Bun

Long hairstyle will make your face longer though you can always choose to sweep or bangs in one side or you can do the classic man bun. The bun will give a sophisticated look that every guy with a long face like.

Though, if you want to play with the style and have a creative look, check out our 15 Man Bun Hairstyle.

Slick Back

Slicked back hair looks good with guys with a longer profile. This hairstyle focal point is the hair itself and it minimizes the look of the face shape.

With not so short hair on the side, try applying wax or pomade to the top hair and brush to the back.

Crew Cut

The crew cut hairstyle is the easiest to maintain, you have the choice to make the top longer than the side but make sure that the sides aren’t too short so that you will still maintain that sharp and masculine look.

Comb Over

Comb Over has its top brushed up or horizontally. This is a classic look and will make you look edgier, though this hairstyle will make your profile a bit obvious it’s still on how you style your hair to make your hair the center of attraction than features.

Short Brush Up

The short brush up hairstyle is like the classic fringe style where the top of the hair is brushed up and a bit tousled. Oblong faced guys can also have this look, though longer hair will make your face elongated while shorter hair will emphasize your face shape, in this case, you should have a medium length hair in order for it to look perfect on you.


Your face shape can dictate your hairstyle, and if you have an oblong face shape, there are certain styles that look great and styles to avoid. Here are some of the Best Haircuts for Men with an Oblong Face. || Life, Tailored #menshair #mensstyle #menshaircuts #lifetailored

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