How do you measure if you should have long or short hair?

How do you measure if you should have long or short hair?

Introducing the 2.25-inch rule. The 2.25-inch rule, which was created by John Frieda himself, measures the angle of your jaw line to determine whether long or short hair will suit you best. No longer do you have to photoshop your face onto celebrities’ luscious manes.

What does short hair indicate?

“In general, shorter hair is usually perceived as more professional and confident,” she says. “Long hair, especially if it is a hair weave, can be perceived as more youthful and sexy to some people.”

How do you do the 2.25 inch rule?

But does it work? A brief summary of the 2.25-inch rule: Grab a ruler and a pencil. Place the pencil horizontally under your chin and the ruler vertically at your earlobe (see the image above). If the pencil and the ruler meet at a point less than 2.25 inches from your ear, chop away.

Is long hair or short hair better for a chubby face?

If your hair are long, don’t make them short because length of your hair conceals roundness of your face. Long hair, whether straight or wavy, both work for a chubby face. In addition, long hair work as a curtain as they significantly overcome the round shape of your face.

What length is considered short hair?

Short hair is a general category that describes any hairstyle where your hair will fall above your shoulders. This often makes less than 12 inches for straight hair and up to 18 inches for curls.

How do you know if low cut will fit you?

Take a ruler and place it perpendicularly under your ear. The ruler and pencil will now create a “T region” with each other. If the measurement of where the pencil meets the ruler is lesser than 2.25 inches, then short hair will suit your face. If it is more than 2.25, it is better you stick to longer hair.

Does the 2.25 inch rule work?

If the intersection of the two measures less than 2.25 inches, your face is made for short hair a la Halle Berry or Audrey Hepburn. If the distance from the bottom of your ear to your chin is more than 2.25 inches, you’re best suited to a longer style. Think Jennifer Aniston, Kim Kardashian and Sarah Jessica Parker.

Does long hair or short hair make you look thinner?

Long hair tends to look more slenderizing than short hair. If you have short hair, you can consider extensions and if you already have long hair, consider some of the other options listed above like adding texture and highlights to revamp your long locks.