Round faces surely may look bubbly and adorable but everyone knows that styling around the face in the most flattering way possible is such a huge task because it simply isn’t easy to do so. You have the big task of hiding your cheeks ahead of you and it is also important that you find just the right haircut that would help you to achieve your goal. Most people who have a very round face also state the problem of everyone saying that they look like a kid when in reality, all they want to do is look like a lady. We hear your problems and we are here to take away your worries with the best hairstyles that are suitable for round faces. But before we get into that, let us understand some more aspects about round faces.
Do You Actually Have Round Face or Not?
Just because you have your cheeks bulging does not mean that you have a round face. Here is how you can know if you have a round face. Simple take a measuring tape and get to measuring the following parts; across your cheekbones, across your jawline and finally across from the tip of your forehead to the tip of your chin. See if all these parts are rough of the same measure. If they are, then it is confirmed that your face is round.
The Best Type of Hairstyles for Round Faces
Now that you have determined the shape of your face proceed with this article if your face is round. We have listed out here a few types of hairstyles that will be best suited for round faces.
- Go for layered bangs instead of straight bangs. Not only would it help to add volume, but they can cover your cheeks in a very fashionable manner.
- Go for short or medium hairstyles because they will help to add more height to your overall appearance instead of long hairstyles. And on longer hairstyles, shaggy or layered styles look better than sleek and straight styles.
- You can also choose any type of hairstyles that has the sides of the hair hanging close to the face, thereby covering a part of it without making your cheeks look too visible.
- With shorter hairstyles, aim for a blunt cut at the area around the chin so that it accentuates the round aspect of your face instead of trying to hide it.
Tips for Round Faces
- The most important thing to consider is the exact shape in which you need to style your hair
- Do not go for sleek or voluminous hairstyles as they will make you look less attractive.
- Top knots and buns are good hairstyles for round faces as they help to add height to the crown section of your hair, which in turn makes it look longer.
- The soft wavy look is also preferred for round faces as soft curls accentuate your roundness while tighter curls make it look unattractive.
Now that we have enough tips and tricks with us on the best way to style round faces let us move on to the different hairstyles that you need to check out.
25 Stupendous Hairstyles for Round Faces
Long Wavy and Layered Hair
When styling your round face with long hair, the best look you can get is by cutting your hair in wavy layers and maintaining it in a sort of curly look instead of styling it very sleek. This hairstyle here features lovely locks of golden blonde hair that have been styled in soft wavy curls and on the front, the hair has also been middle-parted to both the sides in short and layered bangs.
Short Bob Cut with Bangs
The best way to style straight hair for round faces is by cropping it into a really short bob style which simply looks stunning. The hairstyle is quite a basic one and one that can be easily styled. The look is made more enhanced with the addition of side-swept bangs on the front. the bangs look very sophisticated and help to accentuate around the jawline while the short bob helps to add some significant length to the look.
This is the perfect hairstyle for summer and those times when you need to beat the heat but in the most stylish way possible. Selena Gomez keeps it very classy with this short bun like updo that features very soft and curly waves of hair. Make sure you use some hair products after you have styled and curled it so that your style lasts longer.
Straight Layered Bob
Selena Gomez surely knows what different kinds of hairstyles she can rock, especially with that round face. She always switches up between her styles and this hairstyle is no exception to the fact that she knows how to do her hair in the most fantastic way possible. The hair has been very sleekly middle-parted and then with subtle layering, it falls down across the front of the face. If you have straight hair, then this hairstyle would be perfect for you. For longer hairstyles, make sure you add in more layers.
Short Textured Bob
One piece of advice we have for you is that simply because you liked a hairstyle that you found a picture of somewhere, you should not blindly follow it, there are many aspects you need to consider as your hair type may hugely vary from what you have seen in the picture. The texture is a very important thing to consider in that aspect, and especially for a thick and short hairstyle like this, do not go for it unless your hair has significant texture and volume. Emma Stone looks stunning in this redhead hairstyle with short side-swept bangs on the front.
Blonde Glam Look
Chrissy Teigen looks absolutely stunning in this short shaggy haircut, which has also been done in a blonde balayage style adds more beauty to the look. It is one of the classic shaggy hairstyles where the hair has been maintained in wavy hair throughout and left hanging in the most adorable way possible. A shaggy or layered style like this one would definitely make your eye downwards which in turn makes your round face look lengthier.
Elegant Ponytail Hairstyle
Here is a good ponytail style that will help your face look more elongated and thus take away the roundness from your face. There is no center parting here that would give a crown lift but the hair has not been styled in a tight and sleek ponytail. Instead, it has been loosely but firmly pulled back which also gives a soft glow to the look. An ideal and glam look that you can try out for parties and events and look the most graceful version possible of yourself.
Soft Glam Look
The hair has been styled in a beautiful wavy hairstyle that simply looks stunning. Who knows if you’re going for just a casual outing or to a wedding? The truth is you’ll never know unless someone tells you. This is a convenient and comfortable style that can be worn for versatile types of events and rocked with any outfit too. On the front, the hair has been parted to long side-swept bangs which elongate the face significantly.
Lavender Waves and Short Bob
Well, the volume of the hair is quite obvious from this look and we have to admit that it simply looks amazing. With such volume that is projecting out of your hair, surely everyone is going to notice that and not your round cheeks. But this style has also been maintained in short wavy layers which also help to take away the roundness form your faces. And to add a cherry on top, the hair has also been gorgeously middle-parted which makes this style look all the more stunning.
Layered Pixie Cut
Another hairstyle that will look absolutely stunning on anyone who has chubby cheeks but also a jawline that is quite angular. The hair has been cut in short layers and instead of the usual side sweep as seen with short pixie styles like this, the hair has simply been lifted like that on the top without allowing it to fall anywhere else. An exquisite and feminine style that also defies all the rules of being a pixie cut. the length of the hair is also kept towards the front instead of the back or the sides, which takes away the roundness of the face and make the jaw look sharper.
Short Wavy Haircut
The hair has been cropped in short and shaggy layers which dull the roundness of the face and make it look sharper. The shape of the face has been beautifully shaped with this simple style which features short and bouncy waves that have been side parted. Bouncy hair like this definitely is a great thing to consider when styling your hair in short hairstyles as it will significantly help to make the overall style look more defined. Without making your face look too slim, this hairstyle is best suited for those people who like to keep it simple without the addition of bangs or anything.
Straight Lob for Round Face
The beautiful color and the texture of the hair is something which we can all collectively be in awe about. It’s a very simple and basic hairstyle yet it manages to look quite amazing. The hairstyle is essentially a medium length cum one length bob that has been maintained in a very sleek and straight manner. While sleek hairstyles may not fully take away the roundness of the face, you can try to do that with the right accessorizing techniques such as long earrings that will make your face longer.
Gray Wavy Bob Hairstyle
The hair has been dyed in a beautiful shade of grey, one color which seems to be winning everyone’s hearts with its unique shade and topping all the lists of trendiest hairstyles. Well, there doesn’t need to be any more justification of how amazing it looks as you can easily understand that simply by taking a look at this hairstyle. The hair has been styled in loose waves that hugely flatter the round face and round cheeks of the model. Keeping the length of the hair not long enough than needed, the hair looks very glamorous in the soft waves style.
Blonde Wavy Mid Length Hair
This is a perfect hairstyle for everyone out there who is seeking for an easily doable style without compromising on style and fashion. This hairstyle is just plain wavy hair, and it’s quite easily achievable with curlers. Make note that the hair has not been cut in any layers or anything and that the straight locks of hair have simply been curled beautifully to create an overall wavy effect. The length of the hair also falls a little lower than the chin and this makes it perfect for accentuating the jawline.
Short Layered Lob
We just cannot take our eyes off of this look because it is simply stunning. Adele looks very beautiful and like a goddess in this short lob hairstyle, which complements her round face in a perfect way possible. Not only does this lob hairstyle accentuate the round face, but it also creates an illusion that makes a face appear to be longer. You can even notice that the hair has been slightly lifted at the top of the roots, and then the hair has been side swept most casually and gorgeously. To get this style in its exact look, you can also try out some root lifting sprays that are readily available in the market.
Choppy Bangs with Top Knot
Chrissy Teigen is also quite popular for the different ways in which she styles her round face with quite a list of amazing hairstyles. And nowhere is one such look that you can try out when you simply done with letting down your hair and instead want to try out any updo hairstyle. This is a double delight style that features both long bangs as well as a knotted updo. The hair has been cut into short and choppy bangs which start from the middle of the head itself, thus making your face look very elongated. And to top it all off, the rest of the hair has been tied up into an adorable high knot updo. Some layers of the hair on the sides have been pulled out and left hanging as it is.
Side Swept Layers and Braids with an Undercut
To get that hippie vibe on your looks, here is a very dope hairstyle that is only suited for those who have guts and are actually bold enough to go with this hairstyle. The hair features a cleanly shaven undercut both on the backs as well as on one of the sides. A half-shaved and half bangs look, this is one such look that totally bangs and looks very stunning.
Short Bob with Side Bangs
A short bob look will definitely bring out your face and make it look bigger. While you don’t need to worry about your face being too round because the long side-swept bangs really do help to hide the round and chubby cheeks and keep them very sharp instead. This hairstyle is ideal for those who have fine or thin hair. While it surely is a basic and simple hairstyle, you can surely make it look much better just with the simple addition of hair accessories such as a glitter studded headband, as shown in the picture.
Long and Soft Beach Waves
This is an ideal hairstyle that should totally make its way into your summer look book because this is one of those classic summer hairstyles and one with the perfect kind of beach waves. The hair has been maintained at significant length, and although it lacks volume and texture, this is what helps to create the soft beach waves. Waves like this fade away fast especially on such fine hair so it is recommended that you use some setting spray or product that will leave your hair in place. On the front, one side of the hair has been neatly but firmly pulled back which eliminated your face looking quite chubby.
Short Pixie with an Undercut
A very short and cropped pixies are great to take the attention away from the bubbly look of your face and instead help to highlight your brand new hairstyle in all its glory. On the top, the hair has been maintained in short and feather-like layers which help to create a seriously ruffled up look that is ideal for this hairstyle. It doesn’t look too messy nor too formal and is just the right blend of both the worlds. And on the back, the hair has been tapered into a neat zero fade undercut.
Short Curly Ringlets
One of the best short hairstyles that are present out there in which you can flaunt your naturally curly hair in the most beautiful way. This is a simple hairstyle and one that is suited for those people who do not want to go overboard with maintenance or styling. The hair has simply been styled in its natural coil-like ringlets itself with the hair on the upper part lifted from the roots itself. A good and solid root lifting spray is all you need to get this look for yourself.
Wavy Hair with Highlights
The wavy hair look is simply amazing and it is one of the most simple hairstyles that you can get for yourself as all it requires is to do some additional styling on your existing hair. In the middle, the hair has been neatly parted onto both sides to create this look and then it has simply been curled into waves using a curling iron. The sleek combined with few waves at the bottom makes for a killer hairstyle.
Bob with Bangs
This extremely short bob hairstyle with cute front bangs looks quite adorable in a naturally beautiful way. The hair is of a messed up and ruffled texture and one that has been created so to give a relaxed and effortless look to the hairstyle. At the length of the nape, the hair has been cut in asymmetrical lengths, which helps to cover the cheek area quite gorgeously and without focusing on the roundness of the face.
An Adorable Top Knot Style
When the hair is mainly focused on the middle or the top instead of the sides, it really helps to take away the fat on your cheeks and instead shift the focus to the lifted crown section. This is what has been done in this adorable hairstyle which features a very high top knot style where almost all of the hair has been tied up into. On the front, two different long sections of hair have been pulled out and left hanging on opposite sides to frame the face in a defined manner.
And no list is ever truly complete without featuring at least one braided hairstyle. And when it comes to braids, there is no better way to show off your hair than with adorable cornrow braids that have been styled in perfection. The long layers of the hair have been done in the style of the braid which helps it to appear less sleek like and more of fullness.
From braids to buns and knots, this list has almost every type of hairstyle featured so that you can choose what is best for you. Do remember that all these hairstyles only serve to make you look more defined and attractive and that round face is nothing that you should be ashamed of. Inner beauty and confidence are what make a woman beautiful and if you are someone who loves styling and fashion, then you can definitely draw inspiration from any of these hairstyles and try them out.