Having a round face doesn’t have to be hard work when it comes to choosing a hairstyle
You’re not alone if you’re still searching for the perfect hairstyles for round faces to suit you. The good news is there’s a whole host of celebrities who have mastered the art of balancing a good hairstyle with a round face shape.
So, what are the key things you should bear in mind when choosing a hairstyle for your face shape?
‘Stay away from a bob or cut that is all one length, advises award winning hair stylist, salon owner and Natural Afro hair expert, Charlotte Mensah. ‘Instead, opt for layers that will give definition and more structure visually.’
Another key point to remember is to choose a style that will lengthen your face – ‘Elongate round face shapes by creating soft layering just below the jawline, keeping the shape square throughout,’ says Sam Burnett, KMS Global Style Council Member and Owner and Creative Director at Hare & Bone.
Keep reading for the best hairstyles for round faces 2019 has to offer (and take them straight to your next salon appointment).
How do you know if you have a round face?
Round faces are characterised by a softer jaw line and equal dimensions; the widest point of your face is the middle and your face is as long as it is wide (a face that’s longer than it is wide needs one of these hairstyles for oval faces).
See our favourite round-faced celebrities below and compare to your own face shape if you’re not sure.
And to be ensure you get the most out of your facial features, read our handy guides on how to contour for your face shape and eyebrow shapes for your face shape next.
Long hairstyles for round faces
When it comes to hairstyles for long hair that also suit round faces, you have a lot more choice than you might first think. Long and sleek styles with a soft side part work well, as does added volume and texture past the chin to elongate your face.
Celebrity inspiration: Priyanka Chopra, Kate Upton and Gemma Chan
Medium length hairstyles for round faces
If you’re after a middle length hairstyle, the good news is that your choice is a pretty simple one. ‘Medium length hair looks great when it’s maintained well; think fuller, blunt styles with no layering,’ advises Sam. Browsing these hairstyles for medium-length hair is sure to inspire you.
Celebrity inspiraton: Chrissy Teigen
Short hairstyles for round faces
You might have written off all hairstyles for short hair as you’re worried…