So if you have long black hair then you can try out so many different styles, you can go braided or get the popular dreadlock, or you could have a sleek and straight hair style. Whatever your choice, any and all hairstyles look great on black hair. Just remember that while choosing your hairstyle you complement your face structure and personality. Long hair suits most people, but if you want to style is make sure it suits you. There are five basic face shapes; oval, round, square, heart and rectangular. Whatever your face shape maybe, remember the trick of hairstyles is to make your hair look more oval, this is because the oval shape is considered to be the most beautiful face shape. So if you are among the lucky few who have an oval shaped face you need not worry about hairstyles, anything will suit you. But if you have a round, square or heart shaped face, you need to work with your hair. Round faces have to work with a hairstyle that lets the hair to balance out the cheeks, whereas a heart shaped face needs the hair to weigh around the chin to give the face a more oval shape. Square face needs a style that is texturized and has edges that are directed towards the face. Triangular faces need height and fullness near the crown. There are many popular style of long hairstyles today. Some are sleek looking layered haircuts, while some hairstyle give a sexy, messy and relaxed look. You can pick a hairstyle which suits your lifestyle and hair type, and thus get a great look on your long hair. Given below are some ideas that you can choose for long hairstyles. 2010 just might be the year when long hairstyles become a rage again.There are various bohemian haircut styles and ideas. You can keep a middle parting and style your hair wavy with a sea salt spray, or hair curling mousse and you are good to go. If you have straight hair, then a quick way to get bohemian style is to take the front section of your hair, and cut it into a Cleopatra style blunt bangs which come till your eyebrow, the rest of the hair can be kept straight and cut blunt. You can also make braided headbands or make small braids and keep your hair looking relaxed for a ‘boho’ look.Braid/Pony Hairstyles: If you are having a bad hair day then ponytails and braids are the best hairstyles options for you. You can simply tie your hair into a a high pony with a cute rubber band that matches your dress, take out some bangs and strands from sides and you are good to go. If you have very long hair, then braid hairstyle are a good solution to bad hair days. Simple make a loose three structure braid, and position it on your shoulder for an elegant look, and take out some strands from sides to soften your look. You can also make complex braids like French braids hairstyle, Dutch braids or fishbone braids and carry these styles as prom long hairstyles 2010.Wavy Layered Cuts: If you have long hair, and want to go with long medium layered hairstyles, then here are some ideas. People who have straight hair can also go for this style, except that after the cut you will need to use a styling product to make your hair wavy. To get this cut, cut your hair near the crown into few layers, then cut the rest of the hair into deep layers with the hair ends looking tapering. Then cut the front section of your hair into long side sweeping bangs, and snip off some hair ends from the bangs to give them a well-separated look.Straight Layered Hairstyles: If you have straight fine hair, then you can go with this sleeker more formal looking layered haircuts. To get this haircut, you will need to part your hair in the middle. Then cut the hair from one side into deep layers, starting from your jawline or chin level. Repeat the layering on the other side of the parting. Then cut the front section of your hair into thin side swept bangs, which come till your eyebrow level.Shag Hairstyles: If you have long hair, and want to sport a relaxed unkempt look, then shaggy hairstyle are a great ideas. These hairstyles are also low on maintenance. To get shag hairstyle, cut your hair into layers, and cut the front section of you hair into straight bangs. Then on wet hair apply gel and tousle your hair, and let them dry naturally to get a messy unkempt look.There is something very edgy and avant garde about long choppy haircuts. Long choppy haircuts are in vogue right now and they are very appealing to young people who are looking to update their look. Not everyone can carry off this look and you need sharp facial features and attitude to carry long choppy haircuts. The most important thing to remember while getting a long choppy haircut is that you need to have thick tresses. A choppy haircut just cannot be done with thin limp hair. There are many variations of long choppy haircuts and you can try them with bangs, layers and different partings. You can also experiment with different colors or highlights to give your hair a unique look. More on styles with bangs and long hairstyles.Long Choppy Haircuts for Women A long choppy haircut is a very high maintenance hairstyle and it needs regular trimming and styling if you want it to look chic and not shabby. This hairstyle is suitable for women with heart shaped or round faces who have great features and high cheekbones. A choppy haircut for long hair usually features bangs with textured layers and razored ends. Hair needs to be either blow dried or straightened by a flat iron to keep the style looking polished and sexy.This kind of haircut is great for youngsters but not suitable for women who are working as executives or are in the service industry. So you need to choose this haircut with care as this style might not be very suitable with your lifestyle and occupation. As long choppy haircuts have quite a lot of layering, it creates volume at the crown and to offset so much of volume it is best to go for face framing bangs. Long choppy haircuts with bangs are most suitable for women who have strong features with a distinct forehead as it helps to soften the look. More on choppy layered hairstyles.If you are not comfortable having too much volume in your hair and want a more refined and sleek look then you can go for long choppy haircuts with more subtle layers at the back. It can also be cut and styled in such a way that there is not much volume in the top portion of the head and the bangs are long with a side parting. Use a straightening iron to get poker straight hair and apply a shine serum for maximum impact.Another great long choppy haircut that is red carpet worthy is to go for angled choppy layers. This is a very trendy and sleek look and is most suitable for women with a round face. It should be styled with side parting with a little shine serum. This long choppy haircut has the ability to instantly give the face more definition and it brings all the focus to the eyes. This hairstyle is paired well with light bronze foundation, smoky eyes and nude lips.