According to the science (which is admittedly still somewhat limited on the subject) and veteran hairdresser Linda Mariano, the way our hair looks — the color, shape, texture, and of course, the natural part — is primarily decided by our genes.
Are hair parts genetic?
Genetic factors appear to play a major role in determining hair texture—straight, wavy, or curly—and the thickness of individual strands of hair. Studies suggest that different genes influence hair texture and thickness in people of different ethnic backgrounds.
Does hair part naturally?
Most people have natural parts—where the hair naturally falls on either side of their head. And while finding the natural part in your hair is surprisingly simple, finding the place where your part would look best isn’t always as easy.
Can your natural hair part change?
If you find a new part that you love, you can train your hair to fall that way naturally. … Then part your hair where you want and brush it in place, creating a low ponytail or braid for overnight. “Do this every night for one week, and your new part will do its thing without your help,” says Rush.
How do you know if you can pull off a middle part?
try a middle part. Oblong face shapes should veer toward a middle part, which will round out the face more and shorten the length. If you have a square face shape… try a side part.