Hairstyles for Round faces
Your perfect hairstyle:
Luca Sparti of Paul Windle Salon, London, says: "Contrary to belief, lots of hairstyles suit a round face."
Medium to long curly hair? Ask your stylist for some choppy layers through the back and the bottom of your hair to give it some shape and sex appeal. Whether your hair is long or short, if it's prone to a wave or curl, avoid at all costs ending up with a rounded 'bubble cut'.
Straight hair? The golden rule to remember is that round faces need a style that has longer pieces that fall onto your face to lengthen your cheeks - making them look slimmer and your cheekbones more structured. Try a graduated bob cut on to the face and higher at the back. Alternatively, a choppy shag will suit your face shape.
Fringe options: Don't go near a short blunt fringe - it will only emphasise a round face. On the other hand, a long wispy fringe will look great and suit fine hair. And if your hair is thicker, a longer fringe that you can sweep to the side will lengthen your face.
Colour you sexy: Talk to your stylist about low lights at the side of the face and lighter highlights at the top of the head to create the illusion of lustrous length.
Chin length hair with a rounded line that mirrors face’s circular shape. Center parts. Short-short crops, straight "chopped" bangs. Fullness at side of ears. A rounded haircut ending at the chin will certainly add weight to your face shape. Because the widest part of your face is at the cheeks and ears, you need to avoid having the fullness of the cut here as it will make your face appear wider.
Other round face celebrities include:
Ingrid Bergman, Roseanne Barr, Kate Winslet, Natalie Merchant, Drew Barrymore, Christina Ricci, Charlotte Church
This super polished, glamorous blow out is perfect for a rounder face. With height and body at the crown, the face is lengthened and the curved outline is balanced out. A celebrity favourite party hairstyle that turns heads and ensures a stylish and sophisticated look.
A below the jaw line, side swept bob is the perfect style for a rounder shaped face, creating angles and adding definition to the jaw line. A super sophisticated bob that offers a professional edge, a low key effortless look or can combine with loose waves for a more red carpet feel.
A sensational, loose and tousled bridal updo that is absolutely perfect for a rounder face shape. With height at the crown and loose waves that are swept to the side and kept to the lower sections, this is a style that completely frames a more curved face.
A deep centre parting with long face framing layers is the perfect solution for rounder faces, with the long layers drawing the eyes down to ensure an illusion of a longer silhouette. Cleverly this style combines eye catching, vibrant, glossy red to draw the eye further down.
A slightly off centre parting with brow skimming layered fringe and long tousled hair is an easy and stylish option that creates fresh angles and flatters a rounder face shape, the trick is using the length of the hair to ensure a long silhouete
Smooth and sleek to keep a narrower face shape is certainly a key style for the rounder face. The layered waves and side parting add structure and create flattering angles. With a polished and retro feel, this is a key style trend and an absolute hairstyle steal for girls with a round face and long hair.
This half updo uses height, loose curls and a side sweep to elongate and recreate the shape of the face. An ultra flattering hairstyle, absolutely on trend and undeniably glam hairstyle that is perfect for a rounder face.
An elegant and sophisticated blow-out with an ultra polished finish full of body and volume uses the side swept fringe and long layers to reshape and elongate the face.
This beautiful and elegant bridal up do is perfectly suited to a rounder shaped face. The soft wisps, the gentle side swept fringe and the volume and height at the crown create the illusion of a longer face.
This sensational vintage, retro updo combines a super smooth side swept fringe, sensational rich copper colour and a uber glossy high twist. Each with their own element that add face flattering angles to a rounder face.
The combination of an asymmetrical layered bob and a sweeping fringe that skims the cheek bones is the ultimate style to compliment a rounder face. This soft, effortless style is both current and breathtakingly gorgeous.
This long, effortlessly glam tousled hairstyle is a key trend this season. Centre partings with longer layers that fall to hit the cheek bone add angles to a round faceshape and are incredibly flattering. Round face shapes require hair that falls towards the face to lessen the curves.
The retro finish, the glam statement and the seriously polished style makes this the ultimate red carpet updo hairstyle. The side swept fringe and super height at the crown ensure this is the most glamorous updo for those of us with round face shapes. Bridal hair, evening soirees, proms - this is the look to steal!
Long tousled waves, effortless styling and winter blonde! The statement of the season. The long subtle bangs combine with the ultra long locks to draw the eye and elongate the face. Look we love!
A slightly off centre parting and the smooth, sleek styling that cleverly falls into loose, polished waves that begin to frame the face around the cheek bones is well paired with a rounder face. This look steers away from bulky volume around the wider part of the face and uses a fuller look below the jaw line to balance out the shapes.
An elegant and super sleek, retro side twist screams old school Hollywood Glamour and absolutely works on a round shaped face. This high sheen, polished side twist creates angular elements and draws attention away from the roundness.
This sensational short hairstyle uses asymmetry, and a smooth, super glossy finish to perfectly frame a round face. The longer layer simply perfects the look, drawing the eye away from the centre of the face and creating angles. This is our ultimate short hairstyle for a round face.
The hair softly falls way below the jaw line to elongate and the deep side swept fringe gently shields the roundness, making this a true hairstyle statement for a round face.
Height and volume cleverly draw the eye away from the roundness making this current and ontrend afro hairstyle a fantastic way to balance a round shape. Vibrant red is the finishing touch to this super chic style.
Old school Hollywood Glamour style, sleek, smooth and oh so vintage. The key to making sure that this look is suited to a rounder face is to ensure that the curls are glossy and smoother around the face and there is a little height at the crown to elongate.
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