Many women are a bit subconscious with their appearance. A high majority of them have no idea how to create a proper hair style to best suit their facial shape. Utilizing hair extensions can aide in creating a whole new look. With summer in full swing, many women and men as well are looking for that great summer look.

It is important to know a few things about hair extensions before you run out and buy them. The shape of your face also plays an important role as to the color of hair you choose.

For example if your facial shape is boxy, somewhat square like; you should go with a round sort of look as to the style you choose. The top and sides of your hair should be smooth flowing around the ears almost an eighties style to your hair. One thing you don’t want to do with this shape is to where your hair flat or short on the sides or front and back as you will have an entire square look. If your face is oval you can pretty much pull off any look. Your hair will set off your perfect facial shape best if you have the hair back away from your cheeks and forehead. If you have a heart shaped face you should consider going with a curly long look at the back. This will create a look of fullness at the bottom of your face on the shoulder area and off set the high pitches on your forehead.

These are just a few added tips as too the importance of hair color that best suites the shape of your face. No matter what shape your face is, you can utilize both long and short hair extensions. When choosing your look you want your hair style to offset the negative features, and bring out the positive. These aspects are relative and personal in nature. What someone may thing may not be how you want to look or be perceived. It is important that you achieve a look that suits your style and image.

When you head out on your next shopping trip drop into a professional stylist shop to preview some options. You can buy real hair extensions or fake hair extensions to help you create the look you want. Once you have made your purchase go out and buy a few style magazines, or even Google search various styles and you can spend the day creating different looks until you find the one that best suits your image.