Hairstyles for long faces

by SheKnows
Jul 30, 2011 at 3:39 p.m. ET
Steffi Graf's blonde hair in pretty waves complements her long face.

1 /138: Medium hair - Long bob with bangs

1/138 :Medium hair - Long bob with bangs

This medium cut features long bob with bangs.

2 /138: Elle Macpherson

2/138 :Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson has a long face, but that doesn't mean she needs to be afraid of long hair. Here, she lets it grow long and wavy for a pretty, lengthy look. Photo courtesy WENN.

3 /138: Ali Larter

3/138 :Ali Larter

Ali Larter looks fantastic with this assymetrical bob that's the perfect color to highlight her face. Photo courtesy WENN.

4 /138: Vanessa Kirby

4/138 :Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby draws the front part of her hair and pins it back, leaving nothing but pretty long locks in the front. Photo courtesy WENN.

5 /138: Chelsea Handler

5/138 :Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler frames her long face with layers in her blonde hairstyle. Photo courtesy of WENN.

6 /138: Daryl Hannah

6/138 :Daryl Hannah

Daryl Hannah frames her long face with layers in her blonde hair. Photo courtesy WENN

7 /138: Brooklyn Decker

7/138 :Brooklyn Decker

Brooklyn Decker frames her long face with wavy blonde hair. Photo courtesy WENN

8 /138: Amy Davidson

8/138 :Amy Davidson

Amy Davidson wears her long red hair to compliment her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

9 /138: Alexis Knapp

9/138 :Alexis Knapp

Alexis Knapp frames her long face with long curled blonde hair. Photo courtesy WENN

10 /138: Busy Phillips

10/138 :Busy Phillips

Busy Phillips adds waves to her blonde hair to compliment her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

11 /138: Camryn Grimes

11/138 :Camryn Grimes

Camryn Grimes surrounds her long face with her full brunette hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

12 /138: Carrie Underwood

12/138 :Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood frames her beautiful long face with large, low curls. Photo courtesy WENN

13 /138: Challen Cates

13/138 :Challen Cates

Challen Cates frames her long face with a simple long hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

14 /138: Jennifer Westfeldt

14/138 :Jennifer Westfeldt

Jennifer Westfeldt styles her hair into this conservative hairstyle around her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

15 /138: Kristian Alfonso

15/138 :Kristian Alfonso

Kristian Alfonso styles her brown hair into this high updo to compliment her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

16 /138: Melissa Gorga

16/138 :Melissa Gorga

Melissa Gorga frames her long oval face with a simple and straight hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

17 /138: Roseanna Scotto

17/138 :Roseanna Scotto

Roseanna Scotto styles her mid-length black hair around her long face with this conservative hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

18 /138: Sarah Paulson

18/138 :Sarah Paulson

Sarah Paulson flips the layers of her hair outward to flatter her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

19 /138: Beth Behrs

19/138 :Beth Behrs

Beth Behrs displays her beautiful long face by pulling back her blonde hair. Photo courtesy WENN

20 /138: Busy Phillips

20/138 :Busy Phillips

Busy Phillips compliments her long face by pulling her hair back in a ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN

21 /138: Cobie Smulders

21/138 :Cobie Smulders

Cobie Smulders pins her bangs back to create an asymmetrical hairstyle that compliments her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

22 /138: Dia Hann Carroll

22/138 :Dia Hann Carroll

Dia Hann Carroll compliments her long face with a short flipped hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

23 /138: Jess Weixter

23/138 :Jess Weixter

Jess Weixter curls her short blonde hair around her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

24 /138: Julie Benz

24/138 :Julie Benz

Julie Benz frames her long face with sweeping bangs. Photo courtesy WENN

25 /138: Katie Cleary

25/138 :Katie Cleary

Katie Cleary curls her long dark hair around her beautiful long face. Photo courtesy WENN

26 /138: Lisa Snowdon

26/138 :Lisa Snowdon

Lisa Snowdon frames her long face with a casual hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

27 /138: Poppy Montgomery

27/138 :Poppy Montgomery

Poppy Montgomery frames her long face with beautiful red hair. Photo courtesy WENN

28 /138: Tanya Franks

28/138 :Tanya Franks

Tanya Franks compliments her long face with a short bob hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

29 /138: Chelsea Handler

29/138 :Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler accentuates her long face with bangs and an updo. Photo courtesy WENN

30 /138: Drew Barrymore

30/138 :Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore shows off her long face with a shoulder length hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

31 /138: Florence Welch

31/138 :Florence Welch

Florence Welch frames her long face with her bright red hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

32 /138: Freema Agyeman

32/138 :Freema Agyeman

Freema Agyeman frames her long face with her black hair. Photo courtesy WENN

33 /138: Nimi

33/138 :Nimi

Nimi elongates her long face with her long wavy hair. Photo courtesy WENN

34 /138: Rebecca Maguire

34/138 :Rebecca Maguire

Rebecca Maguire frames her long face with wavy brunette hair. Photo courtesy WENN

35 /138: Sunday Girl

35/138 :Sunday Girl

Sunday Girl shows off her beautiful long face surrounded by her natural hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

36 /138: Wendi McLendon-Covey

36/138 :Wendi McLendon-Covey

Wendi McLendon-Covey sweeps her blonde bangs across her long face in this beautiful hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN

37 /138: Zoe Lister-Jones

37/138 :Zoe Lister-Jones

Zoe Lister-Jones wears her long red hair in waves around her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

38 /138: Eva Mendes

38/138 :Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes highlights her beautiful long face with waves in her layered hair. Photo courtesy WENN

39 /138: Kristen Wiig

39/138 :Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig wears a classic parted hairstyle that makes her long face shine brightly. Photo courtesy WENN

40 /138: Kristin Cavallari

40/138 :Kristin Cavallari

Kristin Cavallari looks breathtaking with her half updo. Photo courtesy WENN

41 /138: Lacey Schwimmer

41/138 :Lacey Schwimmer

Lacey Schwimmer puts rainbow colors in her hair that layers her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

42 /138: Leona Lewis

42/138 :Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis wears her long hair with natural waves to highlight her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

43 /138: Teri Hatcher

43/138 :Teri Hatcher

Teri Hatcher wears her hair in a full volume hairstyle to compliment her long face. Photo courtesy WENN

44 /138: Drew Barrymore

44/138 :Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore accentuates her long face with a medium length hairstyle. Photo courtesy of WENN.

45 /138: Ellen K

45/138 :Ellen K

Ellen K embraces her beautiful long face and surrounds it with gorgeous blonde hair. Photo courtesy of WENN.

46 /138: Florence Welch

46/138 :Florence Welch

Florence Welch poises her strong, long face for the camera and shows us how beautiful she really is. Photo courtesy of WENN.

47 /138: Jessica Biel

47/138 :Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel pulls her hair back in a ponytail so we can admire her beautifully long face. Photo courtesy of WENN

48 /138: Kendall Jenner

48/138 :Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner shows of her long face with long black hair. Photo courtesy of WENN.

49 /138: Nicole Kidman

49/138 :Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman frames her long face with layers of bangs for this red carpet event. Photo courtesy of WENN.

50 /138: Pippa Middleton

50/138 :Pippa Middleton

Pippa Middleton frames her face with free flowing bangs for her day out on the town. Photo courtesy of WENN.

51 /138: Alexa Chung

51/138 :Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung shortens her face with this choppy shoulder length look that uses bangs as an illusion. Photo courtesy WENN.

52 /138: Bonnie Wright

52/138 :Bonnie Wright

Bonnie Wright proves that long hair can look great with just about any face shape. Photo courtesy WENN.

53 /138: Christina Hendricks

53/138 :Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks' face-framing shoulder length locks look smashing in this color of red. Photo courtesy WENN.

54 /138: Isabeli Fontana

54/138 :Isabeli Fontana

Isabeli Fontana draws back the front strands of her hair into this ethereal, face-flatting look. Photo courtesy WENN.

55 /138: Judith Godreche

55/138 :Judith Godreche

Judith Godreche chops her hair up into this face-framing look that rekindles images of the classic Princess Diana 'do. Photo courtesy WENN.

56 /138: Kristen Wiig

56/138 :Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig's pretty hairstyle is straightforward and simple, with just a touch of curl. Photo courtesy WENN.

57 /138: Lisa Snowdon

57/138 :Lisa Snowdon

Lisa Snowdon looks lovely with these soft end curls that add softness to her jawline. Photo courtesy WENN.

58 /138: Naomi Campbell

58/138 :Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell goes crimpy with this long, wavy look that's perfectly fashionable. Photo courtesy WENN.

59 /138: Poppy Delevigne

59/138 :Poppy Delevigne

Poppy Delevigne refuses to hide her face behind hair with this pretty, messy ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN.

60 /138: Amanda Peet

60/138 :Amanda Peet

Amanda Peet sweeps her hair back into this ponytail hairstyle that looks good on any face shape. Photo courtesy WENN.

61 /138: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

61/138 :Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley brings back the top half of her hair to show off her long face. Nothing to hide here! Photo courtesy WENN.

62 /138: Andie MacDowell

62/138 :Andie MacDowell

Andie MacDowell is side swept and gorgeous with this long, brown, curly hairstyle that looks sexy and sophisticated. Photo courtesy WENN.

63 /138: Brittany Snow

63/138 :Brittany Snow

Brittany Snow looks simply stunning with this red style, a departure from her typical blonde, which brings out her eyes and balances their face. Photo courtesy WENN.

64 /138: Busy Phillips

64/138 :Busy Phillips

Busy Phillips is braided and adorable with this bohemian, classic hairstyle that looks gorgeous with any face shape. Photo courtesy WENN.

65 /138: Camilla Belle

65/138 :Camilla Belle

Camilla Belle sweeps her hair back into a sleek updo with a few hairs out of place for added style. Photo courtesy WENN.

66 /138: Elle Macpherson

66/138 :Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson looks voluminous and curly with this stunning style that looks good with nearly all face shapes, especially long ones. Photo courtesy WENN.

67 /138: Jane Lynch

67/138 :Jane Lynch

Jane Lynch shows off her long neck with this short, sassy hairstyle that adds a bit of texture to an otherwise plain hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN.

68 /138: January Jones

68/138 :January Jones

January Jones looks lovely with this simplistic, shoulder length hairstyle that's effortless with wash-and-go style. Photo courtesy WENN.

69 /138: Julianna Margulies

69/138 :Julianna Margulies

Julianna Margulies gets her hair off her face with a tied back ponytail that's easy to recreate and fun to wear. Photo courtesy WENN.

70 /138: Minka Kelly

70/138 :Minka Kelly

Minka Kelly knows just how to rock volume-packed curls, and here she proves it works with a long face. Photo courtesy WENN.

71 /138: Liv Tyler

71/138 :Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler offsets her long face with big, voluminous curls that poof up her hair and give her a feminine style. Photo courtesy WENN.

72 /138: Sarah Jessica Parker

72/138 :Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker shows off her face with this simplistic, tied-back hairstyle that's easy to do and wear. Photo courtesy WENN.

73 /138: Leona Lewis

73/138 :Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis looks absolutely stunning with this side ponytail. She takes some of her hair from the bottom and wraps it around the base of the ponytail to mask her hair tie. Photo courtesy WENN.

74 /138: Natasha Bedingfield

74/138 :Natasha Bedingfield

Natasha Bedingfield is pulled back and adorable with this sleek updo that shows off her face. The bangs up front give it some extra sass. Photo courtesy WENN.

75 /138: Kendra Wilkinson

75/138 :Kendra Wilkinson

Kendra Wilkinson loves to look casual, but with this voluminous, curly hairstyle, she can go from day to night with total ease. Photo courtesy WENN.

76 /138: Jessica Biel

76/138 :Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel is long and straight, but not too straight, with this dark brown hairstyle. It looks natural and effortless. Photo courtesy WENN.

77 /138: Paris Hilton

77/138 :Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton is tied back and braided with this super cute updo. It's casual and beachy without looking messy. Photo courtesy WENN.

78 /138: Paris Hilton

78/138 :Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton curls back her hair to show her face. She uses a bobby pin to make sure the curls cascade toward the back of her head. Photo courtesy WENN.

79 /138: Kate Winslet

79/138 :Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet looks stunning with this simplistic bun updo, complete with natural waves toward the front to give it a modern edge. Photo courtesy WENN.

80 /138: Mena Suvari

80/138 :Mena Suvari

Mena Suvari is short and choppy, offsetting a long face with straight across bangs that look sassy and fun. Photo courtesy WENN.

81 /138: Medium hair - Soft layers

81/138 :Medium hair - Soft layers

This medium bob features long layers.

82 /138: Medium hair - Full bangs

82/138 :Medium hair - Full bangs

This medium cut features very full bangs.

83 /138: Medium hair - Long bob with full bangs

83/138 :Medium hair - Long bob with full bangs

This medium cut features long bob with full bangs.

84 /138: Medium hair - Super straight with side swept bangs

84/138 :Medium hair - Super straight with side swept bangs

This medium cut is chic and sweet.

85 /138: Medium hair - Layered bob

85/138 :Medium hair - Layered bob

This medium bob features long layers.

86 /138: Medium hair - Long bangs

86/138 :Medium hair - Long bangs

This medium cut features long bangs and ends curled under.

87 /138: Razor Cut Angled Bob

87/138 :Razor Cut Angled Bob

This razor-cut bob is features long, face-framing layers.

88 /138: Medium hair - Long bob with layers

88/138 :Medium hair - Long bob with layers

This long bob features long layers.

89 /138: Medium hair - Bob with soft waves

89/138 :Medium hair - Bob with soft waves

This medium cut features a bob with soft waves.

90 /138: Bob with Razored Ends

90/138 :Bob with Razored Ends

This long bob features a one-length cut and an off-center part. Ends have been razor-cut to create a soft look. Style is achieved by blow-drying to create lift at the roots and then flat-ironing for a sleek finish.

91 /138: Shoulder Length with Long Layers

91/138 :Shoulder Length with Long Layers

This shoulder-length haircut features long layers to create movement.

92 /138: Long Razor-cut Bob

92/138 :Long Razor-cut Bob

This shoulder-length bob features long, razor-cut layers that are angled to frame the face. The cut is accented by long, sweeping bangs.

93 /138: Razor Cut Angled Bob

93/138 :Razor Cut Angled Bob

This razor-cut bob is cut shorter in the back and angled longer in the front. A key feature is the long, face-framing layers.

94 /138: Choppy Layered Bob

94/138 :Choppy Layered Bob

This choppy, layered bob features side-parted bangs. To achieve this style, apply gel to towel-dried hair and then blow-dry with a round brush. A wax is applied to the ends to create a textured look.

95 /138: Shoulder Length with Long Layers

95/138 :Shoulder Length with Long Layers

This shoulder-length haircut features long layers to create movement.

96 /138: Medium hair - Chic bob

96/138 :Medium hair - Chic bob

This medium cut is chic and sweet.

97 /138: Medium hair - Bouncy bob

97/138 :Medium hair - Bouncy bob

This medium cut features bouncy layers.

98 /138: Medium hair - Smooth side part

98/138 :Medium hair - Smooth side part

This medium cut features a smooth side part.

99 /138: Medium Length with Long Layers

99/138 :Medium Length with Long Layers

This shoulder-length haircut features long layers to create movement.

100 /138: Medium Length with Long Layers and Bangs

100/138 :Medium Length with Long Layers and Bangs

This shoulder-length haircut features long layers to create movement.

101 /138: Medium hair - Textured with highlights

101/138 :Medium hair - Textured with highlights

This medium cut features textured layers accented by highlights.

102 /138: Medium Length with Long Layers and Curls

102/138 :Medium Length with Long Layers and Curls

This style features long, soft angles that are curled slightly under along the sides, framing the face.

103 /138: Medium hair - Layered bob

103/138 :Medium hair - Layered bob

This medium bob features long layers.

104 /138: Medium hair - Wavy bob

104/138 :Medium hair - Wavy bob

This long bob features wavy layers.

105 /138: Kendra Wilkinson blonde hair

105/138 :Kendra Wilkinson blonde hair

Kendra Wilkinson's blonde hairstyle

106 /138: Jessica Seinfeld

106/138 :Jessica Seinfeld

Jessica Seinfeld wears an angled bob

107 /138: Angelina Jolie

107/138 :Angelina Jolie

Angelina wears her hair in a long hairstyle

108 /138: Angelina Jolie

108/138 :Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie wears her long dark hair in curls

109 /138: Brooke Shields

109/138 :Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields updo

110 /138: Kendra Wilkinson

110/138 :Kendra Wilkinson

Kendra Wilkinson wears her hair in curls

111 /138: Molly Sims

111/138 :Molly Sims

Molly Sims updo hairstyle

112 /138: Kelly Bensimon

112/138 :Kelly Bensimon

Kelly Bensimon's long hairstyle complements her long face.

113 /138: Nikki Reed

113/138 :Nikki Reed

Nikki Reed's long hair compliments her long face.

114 /138: Sarah Jessica Parker

114/138 :Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker's hairstyle complements her long face.

115 /138: Trudie Styler

115/138 :Trudie Styler

Trudie Styler's wispy hair is styled to complement her long face.

116 /138: Jill Zarin

116/138 :Jill Zarin

Jill Zarin rocks straight across bangs with this style for long faces. The Real Housewife of New York keeps her hairstyle red for a touch of sass. Photo courtesy WENN.

117 /138: Sarah Jessica Parker

117/138 :Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker knows how to work her angles. Here, she keeps her natural wave in a half up, half down style. Photo courtesy WENN.

118 /138: Gisele Bundchen

118/138 :Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bundchen isn't afraid to show her face. The supermodel slicks back her long locks into a sleek ponytail. Photo courtesy WENN.

119 /138: Old Hollywood waves for long faces

119/138 :Old Hollywood waves for long faces

Liv Tyler has a long, beautiful face with stunning eyes and lips. Here, she frames is with pretty, 40s-style waves that look like the curls of old screen sirens. Photo courtesy WENN.

120 /138: Elle Macpherson

120/138 :Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson rocks a long, wavy 'do, parted directly down the middle. It's a versitile look that can be pulled back or worn down. Photo courtesy WENN.

121 /138: Kate Hudson

121/138 :Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson shines in this adorable updo, which makes her blonde hair sparkle under the lights of Hollywood. Photo courtesy WENN.

122 /138: Megan Fox

122/138 :Megan Fox

Megan Fox parts her long dark hair on the side and complements the hairstyle with soft cascading curls. Photo courtesy WENN.

123 /138: Julia Roberts

123/138 :Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts rocks soft curls parted down the middle, complemented with shine from her multi-dimensional haircolor. Photo courtesy WENN.

124 /138: Leona Lewis

124/138 :Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis takes a twist on a side ponytail -- literally. Her twisty curls are at the center of this updo hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN.

125 /138: Natasha Bedingfield

125/138 :Natasha Bedingfield

Natasha Bedingfield looks adorable with this messy style, packed with bedhead charm and pretty blonde color. Photo courtesy WENN.

126 /138: Mena Suvrai

126/138 :Mena Suvrai

Mena Suvrai looks super cute with this stylized bob, complete with pretty shine and straight-across bangs that give this hairstyle some edge. Photo courtesy WENN.

127 /138: Jo Champ

127/138 :Jo Champ

Jo Champ sports pretty curls parted down the middle with a honey brown color that makes her face pop. Photo courtesy WENN.

128 /138: Jessica Lowndes

128/138 :Jessica Lowndes

Jessica Lowndes looks effortless with this simple style. Her one-length hair is pretty and prim with slight wave. Photo courtesy WENN.

129 /138: Iman

129/138 :Iman

Iman shows her supermodel face in style. Her slightly blonde look brings out the honey tone of her skin. Photo courtesy WENN.

130 /138: Rachel Zoe

130/138 :Rachel Zoe

Rachel Zoe keeps things simple with side-parted ways, a trademark she popularized on her hit reality show, "The Rachel Zoe Project." Photo courtesy WENN.

131 /138: Lady Victoria Hervey

131/138 :Lady Victoria Hervey

Lady Victoria Hervey shows off her face and green eyes with a pinned-up pomp that doesn't leave a hair in her face. Photo courtesy WENN.

132 /138: Iman

132/138 :Iman

Iman changes up her traditional long haired style with this edgy blonde look. The bob is a great look for her face shape. Photo courtesy WENN.

133 /138: Tyra Banks

133/138 :Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks chops up some bangs and a straight-across shoulder length style, complete with waves and sass. Photo courtesy WENN.

134 /138: Zoe Saldana

134/138 :Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana brings out her facial form with these simple curls that line each side of her stunning face. Photo courtesy WENN.

135 /138: Mandy Moore

135/138 :Mandy Moore

Mandy Moore side parts her honey brown locks, which complement her milky white skin and red lips. Totally Hollywood! Photo courtesy WENN.

136 /138: Tyra Banks

136/138 :Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks looks stunning with this straight, shoulder length hairstyle, completed with hightlight and bright red lips. Photo courtesy WENN.

137 /138: Gwen Stefani

137/138 :Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani pulls her full, blonde hair back to show off her beautiful, long face. Photo courtesy of WENN.

138 /138: Patti Stanger

138/138 :Patti Stanger

Patty Stanger flatters her long face with a long curled hairstyle. Photo courtesy WENN