Video:Lengthen the Neck With a Short Hairstylewith Abby Feldman
Lengthen the neck with a short hairstyle to look elegant with minimal effort. Here are tips for how to lengthen the neck with a short hairstyle.See Transcript
Transcript:Lengthen the Neck With a Short HairstyleHi there, I'm Abby Feldman for About.com. With blazing heat and increased humidity, the summer season is the perfect time to try out a new short hairstyle. Here are some tips on how to beat the heat, while giving the impression of an elegant, long neck with a short hairstyle.
Try a Side Part to Lengthen the Neck With a Short HairstyleShort haircuts with a side part will lengthen and slim your face and neck. All of us have a side of our face that we prefer. If you do not have a natural part, try placing the part on the side that feels most comfortable.
Let Hair Frame Face to Lengthen the Neck With a Short HairstyleLetting your hair frame your face creates the illusion of a longer neck. You can achieve this look with long layers that stop just below your chin. Hairstyles that sit directly in line with the chin are hard to pull off and can often make your face look larger than it really is.
If you are getting your haircut, make sure to let your stylist know what kind of look you would like to achieve. Take in magazine cuttings with examples and tell them that would like a cut that lengthens your neck. They are always more than happy to help you achieve the look you want and give you tips on how to maintain it.
Create a Neat Ponytail to Lengthen the Neck With a Short HairstyleOnce you have the perfect cut for your face shape, there are many ways to lengthen the neck through styling. You may not always have time to straighten and style your hair. So, if you are in a hurry, tie your short hairstyle into a neat ponytail with the bangs or a few strands loose. This is always a great way to show off your neckline and stay in style.
Another way to lengthen your neck is to pull your short hair back using a fashion headband. Not only will this option look great but it will also take your hair away from your face on those extra hot days.
Lengthen the Neck With a Short Hairstyle for Curly or Wavy HairIf you have naturally curly or wavy hair, don't be afraid to work your short hairstyle au natural. Here are some tricks that you can use to create a long neck when your hair is in its natural state: Try styling products for wavy or curly hair. Scrunch your hair starting from the ends. Then, make your way to the roots.
The extra curl from using styling products will lift your hair, giving it bounce. Body on the top creates a more appealing visual line around your neck. Ensuring you have a defined part when wearing your hair natural will give it added dimension.
We hope that these styling tips will help you find a new short hairstyle that you will love. For more hairstyling advice, visit us at About.com. Thanks for watching.
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