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There are so many hairstyles out there, it can be difficult to decide which suits you most. But choose the right cut for your face shape, and you'll enhance your natural beauty!
We've compiled a list of this year's top-trending, best haircuts for straight hair, for various hair lengths, styles, and face shapes. From low-maintenance cuts to shags and curtain bangs, you're bound to find a flattering haircut that suits you!
5 Straight Hairstyles for Your Oval Face Shape
If you have an oval face shape and straight hair, you're in luck! There is a multitude of hairstyles that will suit your face shape and enhance your natural features. we'll explore five of the best straight hairstyles for oval faces, including classic cuts and modern trends. From the blunt bob to the butterfly cut, there's a perfect style out there for everyone.
1) Long bob haircut for thick hair
Exude confidence and sophistication with this gorgeous straight bob hairstyle, sported by celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence.
The elegant side part is a nice touch that's especially flattering for thicker hair. It'll help your fine hair to have even more volume!
2) Warm A-line bob haircut for brunettes
This A-line bob haircut for straight hair ends at the collarbone but also has long layers that hit below the cheek line, which are very flattering for an oval-shaped face.
Blend in some summery, caramel highlights to add depth to your cut. Lighten the strands that frame your face to draw attention to your eyes.
3) Layered medium-length hairstyle for fine hair
If you have fine thin hair, this shoulder-grazing hairstyle with choppy layers will give you the extra-voluminous hair you crave. Plus, the face-framing layers will look amazing on you.
If you want even more body, go from straight hair to wavy with a curling iron or straightener—this is a very versatile look.
4) Butterfly haircut for long straight hair
If you want long layered hair, this is one of the best haircuts for straight hair!
With face-framing layers and curtain bangs, this long, sleek hairstyle is influenced by both modern-day and seventies styles. This cut looks amazing when you blow dry the hair with a round brush.
5) Layered French balayage for long hair
This is one of the best haircuts for straight hair and an oval face shape, but it also looks amazing with other face shapes—it's universally flattering!
To achieve this look, you'll need to ask for light brown or dark roots that melt seamlessly into lighter ends. Extend this style a couple days longer by wrapping hair up and sleeping overnight in a silk bonnet.
5 Flattering Haircuts for Your Round Face Shape
Finding the right haircut for a round face can be tricky, but there are plenty of flattering options out there for straight hair. With the right cut, you can elongate your face, create definition, and highlight your best features.
1) Voluminous blow-out style for mid-length hair
This summery look with choppy layers and curtain bangs complements round facial features and face frames perfectly.
Try it with blonde hair or highlights for a fabulous Farrah Fawcett-inspired look!
2) Long layered hair with curtain bangs
This gorgeous, long straight hairstyle is designed to elongate and accentuate facial features. This looks great with stick-straight strands or with your hair softly curled away from your face.
Ask for blonde or caramel highlights near the front to bring more attention to your beautiful smile!
Hairstyle Tip: Don't want to wear your hair down? Try pulling it up into a cute, twisted bun!
3) Sassy short bob for thin hair
This combover, chin-length bob is ideal for those with round faces and thin hair. The layers will frame and accentuate your face perfectly while the side part will help add extra volume at the crown.
This style works well for naturally straight hair and looks good in any color—try experimenting with bold hues!
4) Short choppy hairstyle for straight hair
This is one of the best haircuts for straight hair and Asian hair types, with choppy layers and short, angled bangs. The layers help add texture to straight fine hair and the blunt cut makes it easier to add volume.
This straight haircut pairs well with edgy styles—it's a mix between a shag and a soft mullet cut.
5) Sophisticated layered look for short-to-medium straight hair
This is one of the best haircuts for straight hair that's either moderately thick or slightly thin straight hair. If your hair is extra thick, the long layers might weigh it down a bit.
This cut's stylish, wispy bangs will help draw attention to your eyes while the long layers elongate your face. Blow-drying your hair will help give it even more volume!
5 Straight Haircuts for Your Heart-Shaped Face
Heart-shaped faces are characterized by a wider forehead and a narrow chin, which can make finding the right haircut a bit challenging. But with the right cut and styling, you can balance out your features and create a flattering look.
1) Smooth center-part hairstyle for thick, long hair
Instead of obvious, choppy layers, this look features smooth, invisible layers that blend so well into the cut you'll barely notice them—but what you will notice is a delicious added depth and volume.
Although this style looks amazing on long straight hair, it also looks fab on short to medium straight hair and even wavy hair!
2) Sleek mid-length cut for super straight hair
Complement your heart-shaped face and naturally fine locks with this sleek cut. The curtain bangs work well with fine straight hair to accentuate the cheekbones while the long layers add glamour.
Try curling under the ends to frame your face more and add some bounce.
3) Shoulder-length haircut with warm highlights
This haircut seems simple, but you'll see it on celebrities like Selena Gomez. This hairstyle is excellent if you have a thick hair type—keep all that body without having excess volume from too much length or too many layers.
It's a lovely casual cut that can also be a refined, sleek hairstyle if you flat iron your hair and add hair oil for extra shine.
4) Stylish chin-length, blunt bob
This medium-length, classic blunt cut is a bold style that really accentuates heart-shaped faces. It's a dramatic twist on the classic bob that's one of the best haircuts for straight hair, especially if you have a modern or edgy style.
This bob runs about an inch past the chin on wet straight hair. Once you dry and flat iron your hair for this ultra-sleek look, you'll feel ready to strut down any runway!
Hairstyle Tip: This cut looks striking with either dark hair or styled as a blunt blonde bob.
5) Angled, textured lob
With blonde highlights, beachy texture, and side-swept bangs, this is the perfect haircut for summer! It looks fantastic for both straight hair and wavy hair types, and the varying shades of blonde help add more depth and dimension.
To achieve the look, blow hair out with a large round brush. Then use a straitening iron to create waves by wrapping hair around the iron and running through. Spray with a texturing spray.
5 Best Straight Haircuts for Your Square Face Shape
Square faces are characterized by a strong, angular jawline and forehead, which can make it challenging to find the right haircut. But we've compiled a list of five of the best haircuts for square faces with straight hair, including tapered lobs, the perfect pixie, and more.
1) Shoulder-length, choppy layers cut for thin hair
Brunettes! Add dimension and volume to your fine hair with long choppy layers and warm, naturally-placed highlights.
Pull the hair at your crown into a messy bun for a fun updo that will accentuate facial features, straight fine hair, and your square face shape.
2) Versatile modern hairstyle for medium hair
This gorgeous haircut will complement your square face shape with its face-framing layers and side-swept bangs.
Although it looks fab as a sleek straight haircut, you can also have fun playing with curling your hair or wearing it with sleek, polished waves.
Hairstyle Tip: Use a finishing spray for extra shine and glow.
3) Tapered lob with center part
This cute, long layered bob is tapered at the ends to soften the jawline without adding weight. The long layers also help give more body to thin strands.
Ask your stylist for subtle highlights on the face-framing pieces to help accentuate your cheekbones and add dimension to the hair.
4) Long and luscious layered locks
Add depth and volume to your straight hair with this lovely layered cut with a center part and long, face-framing bangs. The blending of blonde highlights with darker hues helps add dimension and volume, even if you have thin straight hair.
Long, voluminous hair can help elongate and soften the edges of a square face. This style also looks fab if you add some waves to your locks and put it half up in a beautiful silk scrunchie!
5) Perfect pixie cut for square faces
This dreamy and feminine pixie cut can help soften your jawline while emphasizing your gorgeous eyes!
Plus, this pixie cut has long bangs in the front, which help create a feminine look while still adding a bold and stylish contrast to the shorter hair at the sides and back of the head.
Maintaining Your Gorgeous Straight Locks
While these haircuts for naturally straight hair are lovely, you'll still have to put in some effort to maintain their sleek, frizz-free appeal and/or prolong your blowout. Make it as easy as possible by sleeping on a Blissy Silk Pillowcase each night!
Our 100% mulberry silk pillowcases are not only ultra-soft and comfortable but also have amazing beauty benefits.
Sleeping on silk greatly reduces the friction put on those straight locks when you toss and turn, and silk helps your hair retain its natural oils, keeping your hair frizz- and tangle-free, shiny, and oh-so-healthy.
For even more ways to say goodbye to frizzy hair, click here!
Hairstyle Tip: Keep your long straight hair glossy and radiant when you style it with a luxe and versatile Blissy Silk Hair Ribbon!
Choosing the Perfect Sleek, Straight Haircut
We hope looking through these gorgeous haircuts for straight hair has helped you find the right haircut for your face shape. Whether it's a pixie cut for your square-shaped face or a short bob for your round-shaped face, these straight hairstyles will flatter your features and make you feel amazing!
Plus, you'll feel extra glamorous while you maintain your haircut for straight hair by sleeping on a luxe Blissy Silk Pillowcase.
Have friends or family with wavy hair? Share these fab, low-maintenance haircuts and care tips for wavy hair!
- Cacciatore, B. (2019, November 19). Invisible Layers Are the Best Haircut for Subtle Volume. Glamour. https://www.glamour.com/story/invisible-layers-hairstyle