Olive Oyl Gets the “Star” Hair Treatment

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Olive Oyl Gets the “Star” Hair Treatment
A few weeks ago, in an earlier blog post, I asked make-up artist Valerie Star to tell me what hairstyles would be most flattering for the shape of my face and physical features. She offered three suggestions, and then, angel that she is went a step further and sent me these amazing illustrations. Valerie intuitively knows any woman contemplating a change in hairstyle scours magazines for inspiration and ideas. Thanks to Valerie and illustrator Sarah Keokanock, I will have these three go-to styles at the ready at my next salon visit!

Olive: I’m thinking of changing my look. What hairstyles would you recommend for me?

Valerie: Long hair is gorgeous on round faces because it lengthens the face. Olive, since you have a round face, your best cuts will fall a few inches below your chin and longer.

Olive Oyl Hair Down
Olive Oyl Hair Down

Also, keep in mind that long side-swept bangs create angles on a round face. Gentle waves also deflect the roundness of a face.

Olive Oyl Updo
Olive Oyl Updo

And, long sexy layered hair with big beachhead waves and a side loose bun are also good options for you.

In the Comments section, tell me which of these hairstyles in your absolute favorite! I can’t decide!

About Sarah Keokanock

Sarah Keokanock is an animator/illustrator and avid video game player based in Orange County, California. She loves all Studio Ghibli, Pixar, and French-animated films. Sarah currently is director of an animated web series called “WellCast.” You can check out her work here.

About Valerie Star

Valerie Star is a jane of all trades: makeup artistry, SFX makeup, hair styling, fashion/wardrobe/prop-set styling and makeup training. She works her craft in print, film, video, multi-media, fashion, editorial, runway and headshots. Valerie began her career in 1995 as a regional makeup artist with a renowned cosmetic line. A versatile artist with a unique style and an eye for color, Valerie creates fresh, beautiful, flawless looks, ranging from clean and minimal to avant-garde.

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