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Foolproof Ways To Know If You’ll Suit Short Hair With The 2.25” Rule

f You'll Suit Short Hair With The 2.25” Rule

Well! The 2.25” rule is renowned for being the ‘go-to’ rule to follow by A lister celebrity hairstylists to check whether short hair is the right length for you and if it’s good enough for them, it’s good enough for you.

2017 looks set to be another big year for the long bob and we can see why. This hairstyle is adorned by celebs and is celebrated for its effortless styling regime as well as looking oh so chic. Did you know that there’s a theory that can take away your fear of going for shorter locks.

how to know if you'll suit short hair

Now you’re probably a little bit baffled by the 2.25 rule? Let us explain in more detail.

Okay so usually when contemplating cutting your hair, you’ll research your face shape, consult with your hair stylist, pull back your hair, create a faux bob to imagine yourself with short tresses etc etc to try and figure out if short hair will suit you – right!?

But, now everything has changed thanks to a ruler and pencil. Urm, what!? We hear you ask…. Well, yes – a ruler and pencil are the tools now needed. All that you need to do to see if short hair will suit you is place a pencil under your chin horizontally and hold a ruler under your ear, vertically. If the intersection of the two points measure less than 2.25” a la Rosie Huntington Whiteley, your face is made for short hair. Apparently, it’s all about the angles when it comes to short hair and this is a fool-proof guide for hair stylists to use so that they can tailor the haircut to make the length as flattering as possible to their clients face shape. We’re pretty impressed by this!

f You'll Suit Short Hair With The 2.25” Rule

If the measurement between the two sections is bigger than 2.25” then longer hair will be the most flattering hairstyle for your face shape just like Kim K. Already have short hair and have just tested the 2.25” rule to find out your waaaay past it? Don’t worry, M + B clip in hair extensions can take you on your way to your most flattering hairstyle in a matter of minutes – we’re always here to take you on your way to the hair of your dreams.

f You'll Suit Short Hair With The 2.25” Rule

And there we have it… The 2.25 short hair rule is really, that easy! Be sure to tell your hairstylist about the 2.25” so that they pick the length most suitable for your face shape and say hello to the most flattering hairstyle for your face shape and a happier you.