If you have a small, narrow face, longer hair can overwhelm it, and you're better off with a shorter cut to accentuate your features. But if you have a larger or rounder face, a super-short cut will backfire on you. You can go somewhat short, though. Just think layers and volume at the top. This will draw the eye upward -- another face-slimming trick. Again, if you're going shorter, don't let your haircut end directly at your chin. Go a little shorter or a little longer. We like a short, layered cut that hugs the head close around the ears and cheeks (the widest part of the face) and has a bit of height on top. It's a fun, flattering cut.