“Different fringes suit different face shapes, so before you make the chop, work out what your face shape is so that you can choose the best fringe to suit your look,” Virginie says. “For example, if you have a narrow face, a very full heavy fringe will be too overpowering and make your face look even smaller. A round face shape would suit a side fringe with some layers around the face to even out the roundness. The aim is to balance the features of the face to make it more oval-looking, which is the ideal shape.”
Fringes are a super quick way of lending symmetry and balance in the quest for an oval face shape, which is considered the perfect face shape. Certain angles, lengths and textures can give the impression of a wider/shorter/softer face, depending on what you are trying to achieve.