The Best Red Carpet Hairstyles for Your Face Shape

Whether you're getting ready for prom or a black tie event, choosing a hairstyle is just as important as choosing the dress. We've rounded up eight of the best coifs we saw on the red carpets this awards season. Click through to discover which look is best for your face shape.

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Oval

When it comes to her hair, Jennifer Aniston seems to go by the mantra, "If it's not broke, don't fix it." A sleek look with face framing layers is perfect for her (and your!) oval-shaped face.

Jennifer Aniston at the Oscars

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Oval

With her hair parted in the middle and swept out of her face, Kerry Washington's striking features are accentuated.

Kerry Washington at the Oscars

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Square

Texture and asymmetry in a style is great way to downplay angular features.

Michelle Dockery at the Golden Globes

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Square

Wispy pieces in the front soften a strong jaw.

Jennifer Garner at the Oscars

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Round

To elongate a round-shaped face, keep your hair pulled back. An updo will always be a winner...

Octavia Spencer at the Oscars

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Round

...And so will a loose chignon.

Jennifer Lawrence at the Golden Globes

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Heart

Here, loose tendrils in the front fill out a narrow chin.

Sarah Hyland at the Emmys

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Heart

Focus the volume from the cheekbones down to balance out a heart-shaped face.

Reese Witherspoon at the Oscars

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