Before you go out and get a new haircut, there are a number of things you will need to know. One of the most important things you need to know is the shape of your face. If you have already determines that you have an oblong face, then move forward. As a special note, if your face is longer than it is wide, then you have an oblong face.
When you are styling your hair, the goal is to give your face that shorter and broader look. Having medium length hair with bangs is going to cover up your forehead, which is what you need in order to shorten your face.
If you would like your face to have that broader look, then you can add some fullness to the side of it by letting your sideburns grow out. If you would like that straight face to look smooth and soft, then wavy, curls and layers will do this.
When you are styling your hair, if you have an oblong face, there are some hairstyles that you should avoid as they will only make your face look longer. This would be a long hair style that is the same length. If you want a long hairstyle and you have oblong features, then you should opt for that layered look. You should also avoid having hair too short and close to your scalp. Also, if you have short sideburns, then you may want to avoid spiking it up. Male celebrities that have an oblong face include: Shaun White, Russell Crowe, Eminem and Ricky Martin.