Hairstyles for Round Faces: 25 Looks We Love

Check out these cute hairstyles and haircuts for round faces that perfectly complement your features!

Got a round face shape? Then, you probably have been frustrated when finding a flattering hairstyle or haircut. Round face shapes tend to be wide, and the goal when picking hairstyles and haircuts for round faces is to achieve a more balanced face shape. And it’s not always about covering your cheeks or wearing your hair long. In fact, you have plenty of options. We’ve rounded up the best hairstyles for round faces to give you ideas. Check them out.

1. The Lob

Asian woman with a lob hairstyle for round face
You can leave your lob as is or accessorize it with a hat. Credit: Michelle Pedron

Medium length haircuts look fabulous on just about anyone, and that includes girls with round faces. A lob helps accentuate the angles near your jawline, adding a bit of sharpness to your look.

Editor’s tip: Got a blonde lob? Protect it from brassiness by using TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Blonde Brilliance Shampoo. Its purple formula neutralizes brassy tones, helping your hair blonde and bleached hair color stay beautiful for longer. It also has jojoba oil to help moisturize your hair and add shine. 

For best results, pair TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Blonde Brilliance Shampoo with TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Blonde Brilliance Conditioner.

2. Lob With Bobby Pins

Asian woman with a lob haircut for round face
Put several colored bobby pins on one side of your hair. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Jazz up your lob haircut by adding colored bobby pins. It’s a cute hairstyle to wear to school, and it showcases your bubbly personality.

3. Blowout for Long Hair

Asian woman with long layered hair and a round face
Fond of leaving your hair down? Give it movement with a blowout hairstyle. Credit: xframe.io

Got a layered haircut for a round face? Give it a blowout. This hairstyle will add bounce to your hair, define your layers, and frame your face beautifully at the same time.

4. Chin-Length Bob with Bangs

Asian woman with short hairstyle for round faces
This cute haircut goes well with round faces. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Style your bob in a way that your hair covers your ears to help balance out your face’s width. You can also add bangs to frame your face. Blunt bangs together with a chin-length bob give you a Korean-style ‘do.

5. Loose Waves

Asian woman with long tousled hair
Add loose waves and layers to give balance to your round face shape. Credit: Hariono Halim

A tousled hairstyle helps add dimension and movement to your hair. All these help in framing a round face and giving it a more balanced shape.

6. Long Hair With Side-Swept Bangs

Asian woman with long hairstyle for round faces
You can pair side-swept bangs with long, layered hair. Credit: Michelle Pedron

Side-swept bangs offer a softer way to frame your round face. They help minimize your face’s width, and they blend with the rest of your hair more seamlessly than full, blunt bangs. Side-swept bangs are also easy to maintain, and you can cut them yourself!

7. Pixie Cut With Side-Swept Bangs

Asian woman with a pixie cut wearing a gray cardigan
Yes, women with round faces can rock a pixie cut, too! Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Yes, you can go short! You just have to be strategic. Maintain a side part then style the longer side as your side-swept bangs. Scrunch your hair a bit for added volume, which will help you achieve a more balanced face shape.

8. Curtain Bangs

Asian woman with long hair and curtain bangs for round face
Complement your curtain bangs with soft waves. Credit: Natasha Estelle

If you want a symmetrical look with your fringe, curtain bangs can help you achieve that. They stay at the sides and help make your face look less round. You can even make your curtain bangs look wispy for a more relaxed vibe.

Editor’s tip: Keep your hair from getting dry and dull by using Cream Silk Rich Organic Powerfusion Rich Moisture Conditioner. This nature-powered conditioner has shea butter and coconut oil that deliver moisture to your hair. It also has various flora oils and extracts to smoothen and nourish your hair. 

9. Boxer Braid

Asian woman with a round face with hair in boxer braid wearing a sporty attire outdoors
A symmetrical braid like a boxer braid suits a round face, too. Credit: Hariono Halim

You don’t always have to cove portions of your round face shape to give it balance. You can do it as well with a boxer braid. With a center part and two braids on the sides, you get to showcase a proportioned round face shape.

10. Top Knot

Asian woman with a top bun hairstyle for round face
Put your hair in a top bun to feel presko on a hot and humid day. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Who says you can’t put your hair up if you have a round face? This top knot adds height and helps elongate your face shape. To create this hairstyle, just gather your hair on your crown, tie it into a ponytail, and form a bun. You can loosen a few strands for a more relaxed, messy-chic look.

11. Top Knot With Bangs

Asian woman with a top knot hairstyle and a round face
Look chic even as you chill on a Saturday with this hairstyle. Credit: Yindee Phuttasirayakorn

Speaking of messy-chic, nail it with a top knot wispy bangs. If your fringe seems uncooperative for the day, wrap it around a hair roller for a minute or two to shape it. Then, remove the roller and style your bangs with your fingers.

12. Low Bun With Tendrils

Asian woman with a low bun hairstyle
Tendrils make a low bun hairstyle look fresh and youthful. Credit: Nothing Ahead from Pexels

You can wear a low bun from day to night, so try this ‘do if you’re meeting your friends for happy hour after work. Loosen some strands of hair at both sides to frame your face and make it look more balanced.

13. Long Side Bangs

Asian woman with long brown hair wearing a dress
This hair hack can help disguise bangs that are starting to grow. Credit: Michelle Pedron

Unlike curtain bangs, side bangs don’t form a drape over your forehead. They just fall casually to the sides and blend with the rest of your hair. Nevertheless, they help just as well in creating a flattering hairstyle for round faces.m

14. Long Straight Hair

Asian woman with long straight hair
Get sleek and straight hair using a flat iron. Credit: Hariono Halim

With pin-straight hair. a round face’s width is balanced out and looks less wide. You can achieve this by straightening your hair at home, by rebonding, or by getting a keratin blowout.

Editor’s tip: Use Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Straight Ultra Conditioner to maintain sleek and smooth hair. It has keratin relaxers that tame frizz, keratin serum that revives damaged strands, and keratin essence that restores shine to dull hair. 

15. Beach Waves With Bangs

Filipino hairstyles for round faces: Asian girl in a light blue dress holding a small section of hair
Create length with bangs. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Beach waves add texture to any haircut. And because they’re loose, they give your whole look a chic and laidback vibe. This hairstyle is versatile, too. You can wear it as a casual ‘do or to dressy occasions like weddings and cocktail parties.

16. Long and Center-Parted Waves

Asian woman with long curly hairstyle for round face
Let your long, curly hair frame your face. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Long hair that falls by your cheeks helps elongate your face. Add curls or waves for some bounce and movement.

17. Crimped Hair

Asian woman with long curly hair
Get mermaid-like curls with the help of your hair crimper. Credit: Hariono Halim

Long, mermaid-like curls or crimped hair also flatters a round face shape. This look is a great break from sleek and straight hairstyles. Crimping also adds texture and volume to thin hair, so you can do this to add body to your flat hair.

18. Low Side Ponytail

Asian woman with long hair in a side ponytail
Add a romantic touch to your ponytail by putting it on the side. Credit: Hariono Halim

Flatter your face shape with this side low ponytail. To create this hairstyle, just gather your hair on one side. Then, tie it and spritz hairspray to make it smooth and polished. It’s a quick and easy hairstyle that suits your round face shape!

19. Ponytail With Side Swept Bangs

Asian woman with long hair and bangs
Running errands? Do it in style with this jazzed-up ponytail. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Add character to your ponytail by adding hair clips and a side-swept fringe. Try this hairstyle when you want to jazz up a simple ponytail without looking overdone.

20. Short Curly Hair

Asian woman with short hair curls sitting on a wicker chair
Let your bouncy curls frame your round face. Credit: Dennie Ramon

If you’re looking for short hairstyles for double chins and round faces, try a curly bob. The volume of the curls takes attention away from the width of your face. When you have short hair curls, make sure to keep them moisturized to avoid frizz.

Editor’s tip: Wash your curly hair with Dove Nourishing Oil Care 1 Minute Serum Conditioner. It has serum capsules that contain argan, coconut, almond, and sunflower seed oils. They go deep into your hair to treat dryness and nourish it from within. 

21. Space Buns

Asian woman with space buns wearing a white jacket
These space buns add personality to your look. Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Want a quirky updo? Create two high pigtails and form two buns on each side of your head. Put the buns high on each side to add height to your ‘do.

22. Clips on One Side

Asian woman with long hair wearing hair clips
When mixing and matching hair clips, choose ones that are similar in shape or color. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Jazz up your down ‘do by wearing hair clips. You can mix and match different hair clips to create a playful look. Put the clips on one side of your hair while the other side frames your face.

23. Bob With Headband

Asian woman with short hairstyle for round face smiling
This hairstyle will just take you a minute to do. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Aside from being chic, this hairstyle is a practical choice when you want to keep strands off your face. You can also get a headscarf, fold it until it’s about an inch wide, then tie it around your head. So easy!

24. Bob With Sparse Bangs

Asian woman with a short hairstyle for round face wearing a striped blouse
Who knew bangs can be worn like this? Credit: Panadda Suwanjundee

Sparse bangs are thin, wispy bangs that sit on your forehead without covering it. They help soften your look and they also frame your face and help give it balance. Wear it with a sleek and smooth bob, and the result is a polished hairstyle for round faces.

25. Ponytail With Bobby Pins

Asian woman with a ponytail wearing a white jacket
This chic and easy hairstyle is great for working from home. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Parting your hair on the side can give the illusion of a less wide face, so we recommend doing it before tying your hair into a ponytail just above your nape. Then, jazz up your simple hairstyle by adding metalling bobby pins on one side of your hair.

Now, you have all these ideas to help you choose the best hairstyle for round faces. Which of these do you love most? Once you’ve picked your fave, go ahead and rock your look!

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